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Name: Barreto de Los Heros, Berta (d. 1993)

Historical Note:

Berta Barreto de los Heros (d. 1993) was the Coordinator of the Cuban Families Committee for the Liberation of the Bay of Pigs Prisoners of War, Inc. Working from Cuba, Barreto de los Heros was instrumental in negotiating, along with American attorney James B. Donovan, the release of 1,113 political prisoners in exchange food and medicine given to the Cuban government.

She was married to Guy Pérez-Cisneros, Cuban diplomat and art critic, from 1937 until their divorce in 1943.

Note Author: Amanda Moreno

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