Reflections by the Commander in Chief
The empire tastes an unprecedented moral defeat
The words of Roberto González, a lawyer born to a Cuban
family that fled to the United States during the dictatorship and returned to
Cuba following the triumph of the Revolution, come to mind as I begin to
reflect on this issue. Like René, he was born in the
“The worst thing that can happen to us is to allow a sense of defeat or victory paralyze us; we will have won in the case of the Five when they have set foot in Havana… for this is the kind of trial that is won with facts many times over but is lost before the Law, by virtue of the judges' decision".
These are wise and sensible words, spoken by a true expert at war against shameless actions. Even he expressed his surprise at what transpired.
the Round Table program, we were given a sense of the importance of the
testimonies afforded, in the city of
real espionage cases, recently tried in the
There are many important and proven facts that I could add, but I wish to be brief so that these words may be transcribed and published by the Cuban press. The most important thing is for our people to develop a solid and unshakable conscience of these realities.
Fidel Castro Ruz
August 22, 2007