A U.S. federal court ordered the State Department to hand over files about secret payments that the U.S. government made to Miami-based journalists to prejudice the case of the Cuban Five in 2001.
Breaking News on PCJF Lawsuit on Cuban Five Case: State Dept. Now Under Court Order to Produce Records
The PCJF filed a Freedom of Information Act Lawsuit against the U.S. State Department for its refusal to produce materials in its possession about secret payments by the U.S. government to Miami-based journalists who were reporting on the case of the Cuban Five prior to the trial, during the trial and while the jury was deliberating.
To mark the 15th anniversary of the unjust arrest of the Cuban 5, an important forum will be held at UDC featuring actor Danny Glover, Cuban Five attorney Richard Klugh, PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Associate Prof. Chrisarla Houston and Gloria La Riva, Coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five.