Media: Cuba died the younger sister of Fidel Castro
Agustina Castro RUz has died at the age of 78 from complications after surgery for hip fracture.
HAVANA, March 27. /TASS/. Little sister of the historic leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro Agustin Castro has died in Havana at the age of 78 years. As reported published in the Miami Spanish-speaking newspaper El Nuevo Herald, she died on Sunday from complications after surgery for hip fracture.
“She died early yesterday morning. She felt very bad, was very weak,” — said living in Miami, Augustine’s sister Juanita Castro.
According to the U.S. Spanish-language channel Telemundo, Agustina Castro RUz, in the last years suffered from Alzheimer’s disease
She never participated in the political life of Cuba, and did not hold any public office. The sister of Fidel Castro was married to a famous pianist Silvio rodríguez Cárdenas, who died in 2009. From Agustina Castro RUz left three children: her daughter lives in Cuba, and sons in Florida.
In accordance with the will of the deceased her remains were cremated. According to Telemundo, spending her last journey will come to her sister ENMA, who lives in Mexico. Meanwhile, Juanita for the funeral arrives. Nor was she at the funeral of Fidel Castro at the end of last year.
Thus, of the six brothers and sisters leader of the Cuban revolution survived three: 85-year-old Raul Castro, Chairman of the state Council and the Council of Ministers of Cuba, 82-year-old ENMA 83-year-old Juanita. Fidel Castro and his older brother Ramon died in the past year, their sister Angela in 2012.