Died the older brother of Fidel Castro

Ramon Castro, the older brother of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, died at the age of 91 years. According to local media, reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to Reuters.

Ramon Castro has died in Havana on February 21. His cremated remains will be transported to the town of Biran in Eastern Cuba, where the Castro brothers were born.

He was born October 14, 1924. As a student, he studied agricultural engineering at the University of Havana. Like his brothers, Ramon Castro participated in the guerrilla struggle against dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Not participating directly in hostilities, organized guerrillas for several water supply networks. For their struggle to Ramon Castro was imprisoned. After the overthrow in 1953 of the Batista regime he worked as an agricultural adviser, a specialist in the sugar industry and cattle.

In recent years Ramon Castro lived on a farm near Havana.
His brothers are also in advanced age. Fidel Castro is 89, and Raul Castro is 84 years old.

Recall, Fidel Castro resigned due to illness, at first provisionally in 2006 and definitively in 2008. He was succeeded by Raul Castro, who promised to retire in 2018.

Died the older brother of Fidel Castro 24.02.2016

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