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Castro Adviser, 66, Dies Of Heart Attack

By Compiled From Wire Services

A longtime adviser to Cuban President Fidel Castro has died of a heart attack. Jose Alberto “Pepin” Naranjo Morales was 66.

Naranjo, who sources at Havana Radio said died Friday, was a founder of the Cuban Communist Party and the Cuban armed forces and was a former mayor of Havana. He also was head of the Food Industry Ministry.

For 15 years until his death, Naranjo headed a team of aides to the Cuban president.

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