Cuban dissident Paya dies in car crash

Cuban dissident Paya dies in car crash

Bayamo : Cuba | Jul 23, 2012 at 8:49 AM PDT
Source: United Press International
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Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, a Cuban dissident once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died in a car accident, his family said...Paya died Sunday near Bayamo when the car he was driving "lost control and smashed against a tree, according to eyewitnesses," a foreign ministry spokesman told Spanish... FULL ARTICLE AT United Press International
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Oswaldo Paya, 60, is the second key dissident to die in Cuba in less than a year
Oswaldo Paya, 60, is the second key dissident to die in Cuba in less than a year
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