Alina Fernández

Cuban Political Critic
Born Mar 3, 1956

Alina Fernández Revuelta is the bourgeois counter-revolutionary daughter of Fidel Castro and Natalia Revuelta Clews. She is critical of the government of Cuba, where she lived until 1993. Fernández lived with her mother, Natalia "Naty" Revuelta Clews, who was born in Havana in 1925 and stepfather, Orlando Fernández. In Cuba, she worked as a model and public relations director of a Cuban fashion company, according to the University Program Board.… Read More

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1956 Birth Born on March 3, 1956.


1993 37 Years Old 1 More Event
She is critical about the government of Cuba, where she lived until 1993. … Read More


1998 42 Years Old Fernández next moved to Miami where she works in radio. In 1998 Fernández wrote Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba describing her life in Cuba and the changes that occurred over nearly four decades. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old Fernández's aunt, Juanita Castro, sued Alina Fernández for libel and defamation over passages in her autobiography about Juanita and Fidel's parents, Ángel Castro and Lina Ruz. In 2005, a Spanish court ordered Fernández and Plaza & Janes, the Barcelona Random House publisher, to pay USD$45,000 to Juanita Castro, who said the book defamed her family: "People who were eating off Fidel's plate yesterday come here and want money and power, so they say whatever they want, even if it's not true... … Read More


2008 52 Years Old Fernández has one daughter. In an interview in 2008 with Foreign Policy magazine, she said she had been closer to her Uncle Raúl Castro than she was to her father. … Read More
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