El Gallego Fernández dies at 95

José Ramón “El Gallego” Fernández at the Bay of Pigs Museum.

José Ramón Fernández, a hero of the Cuban revolution, died early this morning at the age of 95, Granma reported.
Fernández led the Cuban forces who defeated CIA-backed fighters during the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961. He went on to hold top positions in the Cuban government.
His nickname was “El Gallego Fernández.”

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