Pablo Milanes sings at an event in Havana in 2014. Photo: AFP
Pablo Milanes sings at an event in Havana in 2014. Photo: AFP
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Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes dies at 79

  • The ‘Yolanda’ singer toured the world as a cultural ambassador for Fidel Castro’s revolution and helped found Cuba’s ‘nueva trova’ movement
  • He died in Spain, where he had been undergoing treatment for blood cancer. Cuba’s prime minister said the country’s culture was ‘in mourning’

Pablo Milanes sings at an event in Havana in 2014. Photo: AFP
Pablo Milanes sings at an event in Havana in 2014. Photo: AFP
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