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The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies Invites you to a book presentation

DAYBREAK AT LA HIGUERA by Rafael Cerrato A unique book full of hitherto unknown material on a topic about which seemingly everything was known, namely the death of Che Guevara. The author had personal access to Benigno, Ches lieutenant in Bolivia, and Flix Rodrguez, the CIA agent who helped hunt him down (and tried to prevent his execution). Through them and other sources, he has assembled this fascinating, entirely authentic story with the intensity of a thriller novel. Any history buff desiring to sift through this shadowy period should have a look at this book. Excellent. Carlos Alberto Montaner, one of the most widely read Spanishlanguage journalists. MODERATOR: Pedro Roig, is Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Cuban and CubanAmerican Studies. Dr. Roig has taught Cuban history courses at various institutions. Former director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) Radio & TV Marti. He holds a Masters of Arts degree from University of Miami and a Juris Doctor Degree from St. Thomas University. He has written several books including The Death of a Dream: A History of Cuba and Marti: The Cuban Struggle for Freedom. He is a veteran of the Brigade 2506. PRESENTERS: Francisco (Frank) Rodrguez, Columnist, radio/TV commentator, and producer. Related his experiences in Operation Pedro Pan in memoir Pancho Montana. English and Spanish editor at Simon & Shuster and Thompson Reuters. Originator of self-teaching courses Auto Ingls, Firmas Press. MA in economics, University of Miami, thesis "Economic Development of Cuba, 1902-1958." Felix I Rodriguez, former CIA Officer, veteran and ex-president of the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association. He published his autobiography, Shadow Warrior: The CIA Hero of a Hundred Unknown Battles (co-authored with John Weisman) in 1989. AUTHOR: Rafael Cerrato, was born in Crdoba, Spain. His most notable works include: Carta a Fernando Snchez Drago; Lepanto: La batalla inacabada; El Imperio perdido de los jzaros; Macho; Desde el Corazn de Irn (also in English: From the Heart of Iran.) He is a scholar eager to acquaint the general public with important historical realities, which though they have remained obscure, are essential for understanding the present. DATE: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 6:30 p.m. Reception 7:00 p.m. Presentation Casa Bacardi/Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies University of Miami, 1531 Brescia Avenue, Coral Gables The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (305) 284-CUBA (2822). Free and open to the public.

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