The Commander of the Cuban revolution, Huber Matos died.
He was 95 years old and was with Fidel Castro at the entrance to Havana in 1959. He then departed from the Government, and he was condemned to 20 years in prison for sedition. He was exiled in the United States and became a benchmark opponent.
Huber Matos, one of the historical leaders of the revolution led by Fidel Castro in Cuba, died today in Miami, as he informed his family.
Matos, of 95 years, was next to Castro in the 1959 Revolution, but, disillusioned with the Communist derives from the new Government, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sedition. To serve his sentence he was exiled in Costa Rica and then to Miami, where he died today of a heart attack, said the family.
"Huber Matos died in the early hours of February 27 in Miami. The 25th had entered at Kendall Regional Hospital where he was diagnosed a massive heart attack. Day 26 asked that they withdraw the team that helped him breathe, because I wanted to say goodbye to his wife María Luisa Araluce and their children and grandchildren", reads the statement of the family.
"Her last words were 'Viva Cuba Libre fight continues!', the son and grandson of Matos, who signed the communiqué of the family through the independent Cuba movement added
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