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Cuba participated in the 21st International Book Fair of Guadalajara that opened last week in this Mexican city.

Representing the island in this fair, considered the biggest meeting in the world of Spanish-language literature, are Eduardo Heras León, Marta Rojas, Aida Bahr, Alberto Garrandes and Ricardo Alberto Pérez, all winners of awards in several events.

A special moment for the Cuban delegation took place during the presentation of the 17th International Book Fair of Havana scheduled for February 2008 and the launching of the book Desde la soledad y la esperanza (From Loneliness and Hope), dedicated to the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters who remain unjustly imprisoned in the United States and written by 18 outstanding authors from the Caribbean island.

The prologue of the book was written by prestigious poet and essayist Roberto Fernández Retamar while the author of the epilogue is Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada, President of the Cuban Parliament.

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