Alina Fernández
Cuban political critic
Alina Fernández
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.
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Director Michael Radford Splits from 'Castro's Daughter'
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Oscar-nominated director Michael Radford is abandoning "Castro's Daughter" in a split that the film's producers are labeling "amicable." The film is a fact-based historical drama about the illegitimate daughter of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. The girl, Alina Fernandez, eventually became a dissident and fled her native country. The script is by Bobby Moresco ("Crash") and the project is being produced and co-financed by Mankind Entertainment's John Torres Martinez and Joe Lamy, who acquired the rights and have developed the project. ...
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Michael Radford to direct PG Wodehouse feature - Screen International
Google News - over 5 years
Radford is also attached to direct Castro's Daughter, a biopic about Alina Fernandez, who was the product of a love affair between Fidel Castro and Cuban socialite Naty Revuelta, for Mankind Entertainment. You must sign in to make a comment
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Many events slated for Latino Heritage Month - Northwest Herald
Google News - over 5 years
19 through Sept. 23 in the Multipurpose Classroom Building. Alina Fernandez: “Fidel Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba”: The daughter of the iconic former president describes growing up in privilege and privatization in communist Cuba
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Michael Radford regizează un film despre fiica exilată a lui Fidel Castro - CinemaRx
Google News - over 5 years
... o transpunere pe marele ecran a cărţii autobiografice “Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memory of Cuba” a autoarei Alina Fernandez, nimeni alta decât fiica dictatorului comunist Fidel Castro, care a intrat în conflict cu tatăl ei şi a fost forţată să
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Michael Radford Signs On To Direct 'Castro's Daughter' - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
'Daughter' will tell the story of Alina Fernandez, Fidel Castro's daughter, who escaped Cuba as a Spanish tourist and went on to write her biography, “Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memory of Cuba,” upon which the screenplay will be based
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'Il Postino' director finds 'Daughter' - Variety
Google News - over 5 years
The screenplay was written by Bobby Moresco ("Crash") and centers on Alina Fernandez, exiled daughter of Fidel Castro. She fled Cuba in 1993 disguised as a Spanish tourist and later wrote her memoir "Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba
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At the U.S. Open, Ridgewells serves in its own backyard - Washington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Outside the main entrance, at the intersection of Bradley Boulevard and River Road, young capitalists Sofia, Alexander and Alina Fernandez, ages 9, 5 and 3, set up a bottled water and lemonade stand for $5 a pop. Business was brisk, and the business's
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Fidel Castro - TV8.ch
Google News - over 5 years
Des interviews de partisans et d'opposants, et notamment celui d'Alina Fernandez, sa propre fille, qui s'est enfuie de Cuba en 1993 et s'oppose depuis à son père, présentent le révolutionnaire sous un jour inédit. Ces témoignages donnent à méditer sur
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La nueva batalla de Raúl Castro - Neo Club Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Cuando te mira a los ojos, cuenta su hija Alina Fernández, es como si fueras invisible. Hacía bromas desagradables sobre los ancianos en la cúpula del PCUS. Dejó de hacerlas cuando Mijaíl Gorbachov, muchísimo más joven y culto que él, llegó al poder en
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El legado de Fidel Castro - Neo Club Press
Google News - almost 6 years
El otro matiz de este personaje lo traza Alina Fernández en su autobiografía “Alina: memorias de la hija rebelde de Fidel Castro” (Ed. Plaza y Janés, Barcelona, 1997). Y no podía faltar, para completar el perfil del personaje, “Raúl Castro: la pulga
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Las caras de Jano - CUBAENCUENTRO.com
Google News - almost 6 years
De pronto llegó Alina Fernández, la hija de Fidel. Traía una niña en brazos y la depositó sobre mis piernas. Miré a la cara de la hija de Alina Fernández y cuál no sería mi sorpresa al ver que era el vívido retrato de Fidel con falda
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Coctel para celebrar torneo de tenis - La Tribuna.hn
Google News - almost 6 years
Después del acto protocolario, el dinámico grupo, unido por el deporte y la amistad, compartió en un coctel, para concluir con una exquisita cena. Carlos Herrera, Angel Matuty, Olga Beccari, Maricela Durón, Alina Fernández, Zacarías Bendeck,
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Boda Abuchaibe Farah-Fernández Hoyos - El Heraldo (Colombia)
Google News - almost 6 years
Acompañados por los hermanos de ella, Daniel y Alina Fernández Hoyos. Junto a los hermanos de él, Daniel, Gabriela y Miguel Ángel Abuchaibe Farah. Nicolás Abuchaibe, Janeth Skafi, Iván Abuchaibe y Claudia Sabogal. Jorge Farah, Natalia Amín,
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Responsables de Proyecto Joven se reunieron en Córdoba con estudiantes Fueguinos - Shelknamsur (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Córdoba- La directora provincial de Desarrollo Cultural y Programas Especiales, Virginia Du Riet y las licenciadas Fabiana Vargas y Alina Fernández, se reunieron con jóvenes fueguinos que cursan sus estudios en la provincia de Córdoba
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Portræt: Vestens gamle fjende takker af - Politiken.dk
Google News - almost 6 years
Han har desuden datteren Alina Fernández fra en affære med Naty Revuelta i slutningen af 1950'erne. I de fleste menneskers bevidsthed dukker der straks en høj, uniformeret mand med stort skæg og strittende pegefinger frem. Højst sandsynligt står han
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Trump Explains Pro-life Conversion<br /> - NewsMax.com
Google News - almost 6 years
But Alina Fernandez-Revuelta isn&#39;t just another Cuban dissident — she is Fidel Castro&#39;s daughter. Now she lives in Miami and is dedicated to one crusade: Educating Americans about the injustices of the Cuban regime. And she is about to see her life
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National News Briefs; Senate Panel Considers Custody of Cuban Boy
NYTimes - almost 17 years
Cubans who fled their homeland, including President Fidel Castro's daughter, told Congress today that returning 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez to Cuba would condemn him to a life of repression. ''In Cuba the terms 'paternal rights' or 'freedom of expression' are meaningless,'' Alina Fernandez, Mr. Castro's daughter, told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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How It Felt To Grow Up As Castro's Daughter
NYTimes - over 18 years
The only daughter of Fidel Castro walks into a midtown French restaurant looking disheveled, out of sorts, lost. She is an hour and 20 minutes late. She said she had lost her way going to Times Square in the subway from an apartment in Jackson Heights, Queens, where she was temporarily staying. She knows she has to pose for a picture right after
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alina Fernández
    FIFTIES
  • 2008
    Age 51
    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.
    More Details Hide Details She said Raúl Castro, who succeeded her father as the Cuban president, had helped her on several occasions. "He was the person to whom you could go to and ask for help every time you had a practical problem. I personally asked for his help a couple of times, and he always helped me immediately. In the family he was the only help you could find. On these kinds of issues, Fidel was totally unhelpful." Asked if she dreamed of returning to Cuba, Fernández replied, "I don't know. During these long years, I've become a tree that is getting older and older but has no roots."
  • FORTIES
  • 2005
    Age 48
    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...
    More Details Hide Details Part of my family was responsible for a lot of suffering in Cuba - you can't change that," she said. "But nobody has the right to offend Fidel's family. Insult Fidel - there's plenty to say." An English version, published under the title Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba, omits the offending passages. http://www.cubanet.org/CNews/y05/ago05/09e9.htm
  • 1998
    Age 41
    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.
    More Details Hide Details She has a radio show called Simplemente Alina (Simply Alina) on WQBA in Miami. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the fare on her variety show is light, with guests such as painters and musicians. She devotes Wednesdays to Cuban politics.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1993
    Age 36
    In 1993, at age 37, she left Cuba for Spain using false papers and a wig.
    More Details Hide Details Elena Díaz-Verson Amos, a Cuban immigrant, and wife to John Amos (an Aflac, Inc. founder) helped Fernández leave Cuba. Fernández lived in Columbus, Georgia, with Díaz-Verson for several years.
    She is critical about the government of Cuba, where she lived until 1993.
    More Details Hide Details 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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1956
    Born
    Born on March 3, 1956.
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