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  • Cuban President Mourns Death of Major General Lopez-Calleja

    Cuban President Mourns Death of Major General Lopez-Calleja

    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday mourned the death of Major General Luis Alberto Rodriguez Lopez-Calleja from a cardiopulmonary arrest at the age of 62.


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    On his Twitter account, the head of State expressed his condolences on behalf of the Cuban people and said that “a revolutionary has left us, a man who served the homeland and the Revolution in all trenches.”

    Moreover, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power, Esteban Lazo, also mourned his death and sent his heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, colleagues, and other close people.

    Cuban Prime Minister, Manuel Marrero, described the Major General as a great businessman, economist, and revolutionary; “faithful to Fidel and Raul, my brother.” My support goes out to the whole family, he said.

    I feel deep pain in expressing my condolences and those of the people of #Cuba to the family and friends of Luis Alberto Rodríguez Lopez-Calleja. A revolutionary has left us, a man who served the Homeland and the Revolution in all its trenches.


    Meanwhile, Cuban deputy prime ministers, Roberto Perdomo and Ines Maria Chapman said it was a great loss, “of a man who served the Revolution with dedication and loyalty.”

    Alejandro Gil, Minister of Economy, expressed his deepest condolences on behalf of the workers of this sector.

    Furthermore, the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba (MINFAR) mourned his death and described the general as “an outstanding fighter and revolutionary.”

    Luis Alberto Rodriguez Lopez-Calleja died from a cardiopulmonary arrest. He was the executive president of the Business Administration Group of the Revolutionary Armed Forces.

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