From the offices of U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:
With The Passing Of Guillermo Alvarez Guedes, Ileana Says Cuban Exile Community Suffered Great Loss That Transcended Generations
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) issued the following statement on the passing of Guillermo Alvarez Guedes who passed away today at the age of 86 at his home in Kendall, Florida.
Said Ros-Lehtinen, “The passing of Alvarez Guedes is a profound loss for the Cuban exile community as his witty and saucy stories transcended generations. His death is another name in a list of renowned Cuban personalities who have passed away in exile without seeing freedom in their beloved homeland of Cuba.
“The Lehtinen family and I would like to express our deepest condolences to his family and to all who knew him. This great and colorful patriot is now reunited with his Creator telling anecdotes that connected with the common man.”