Oswaldo Payá http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37961/all en Spaniard: Another car caused crash that killed Cuban dissident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130306/spaniard-another-car-caused-crash-killed-cuban-dissident <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>International Desk, Mar 6 (EFE).- The Spaniard who was at the wheel for the car crash that resulted in the death of prominent Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya said a vehicle bearing official insignia caused the wreck.</p> <p>Angel Carromero, a leader of the youth wing of Spain's governing Popular Party, made his first public comments on the July 22, 2012, incident in an interview with the Washington Post.</p> <p>The visiting Spaniard rented a car to drive Paya and fellow dissident Harold Cepero to visit friends in eastern Cuba. Swedish political activist Jens Aron Modig was also in the car.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130306/spaniard-another-car-caused-crash-killed-cuban-dissident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angel Carromero Disaster Opposition to Fidel Castro Oswaldo Payá Socialism Agencia EFE Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:01:13 +0000 5775335 at http://www.globalpost.com Daughter to seek probe into Cuban dissident's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/daughter-seek-probe-cuban-dissidents-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The daughter of the late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya said Tuesday she will ask the Inter-American Human Rights Commission to investigate her father's death in a car crash in Cuba last year.</p> <p>Rosa Maria Paya said she decided to seek the investigation after the vehicle's driver told the Washington Post last month that they were hit from behind by a vehicle that appeared to have government license plates.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/daughter-seek-probe-cuban-dissidents-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuban dissidents Disaster Opposition to Fidel Castro Oswaldo Payá AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:31:08 +0000 5807868 at http://www.globalpost.com