The Pastors For Peace convoy of aid to the people of Cuba is being held at the border ny Homeland Security.
As of this report (12 Noon, Thursday. 7/21/05) The Pastors For Peace Humanitarian Aid convoy to Cuba is being held at the U.S./Mexico border at Hidalgo, Texas (across from Reynoso, Mex.).
They are being held by Homeland Security and no one is allowed on or off the buses. The government has seized a computer. Homeland Security is telling them that they need a permit from the U.S. Commerce Department.
They are attempting to deliver their convoy of humanitarian supplies (many hurricane relief items) to the people of Cuba.
The Pastors for Peace convoy consists of a 150 members ranging in ages of 12 to 75.
Please, please come to the aid of Pastors For Peace!! Call your elected official, the media or the U.S. Commerce Department and urge that they be released and the convoy be allowed to proceed as planned and has it always has in the past.