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Ros, Enrique (1924-2013) | University of Miami Finding Aids

Name: Ros, Enrique (1924-2013)

Historical Note: Enrique Ros was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba in 1924 and was known for his work as a Miami-based Cuban-American businessman and activist opposed to Fidel Castro. While in Cuba, he was the on-island coordinator of the Christian Democratic Movement, one of the underground groups fighting to overthrow Castro, and he continued his involvement with the organization while in exile in the United States. Ros was married to Amanda Adato (1926-2011) and they had two children: Enrique Jr. "Henry" and U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Enrique Ros was one of the prominent intellectuals of the Cuban exile community in Miami, Florida and a passionate defender of human rights and freedom. He passed away on April 10, 2013 in Miami.

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