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Alina Fernández

Cuban Political Critic
Female
Born Mar 3, 1956
Age 60
Hometown La Habana

Alina Fernández Revuelta is the daughter of Fidel Castro and an outspoken critic of the Cuban communist regime. She lived under her father’s rule from when he took power in 1959 until she fled the country in 1993 with her daughter because of dissenting political views.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1956 Birth Born on March 3, 1956.

THIRTIES

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

FORTIES

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

FIFTIES

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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