Forum on Cuban Five to be held Monday night

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide next week whether or not to hear the appeal.

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision June 15 on whether or not it will hear the appeal of the Cuban Five, five Cuban men who have been in prison for over a decade after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. The Minnesota Cuba Committee, a group that educates the community about Cuba, is sponsoring a forum in anticipation of this decision to discuss the Cuban Five and the case. The forum will be held Monday, June 8, at 7 p.m. in 425 Blegen Hall. Speakers include Bruce Nestor, President of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, Rafael Ortiz, assistant professor of political science at the Metropolitan State University and Morgan France-Ramirez, member of the Venceremos Brigade to Cuba. Check WednesdayâÄôs Daily for more information.