Cuban journalist Juan Emilio Friguls died
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- Arts and Culture
- 08 / 08 / 2007
Several years before the 1959 Revolution, he began his career in Informacion newspaper, but he also penned works in the conservative Diario de la Marina and the more liberal El Mundo. Also, in Union Radio. He even worked in the Public Relations Office of Havanas Archbishop.
Born in Havana, journalism has been his life. Friguls received all the honors a reporter could wish. In fact, he was the most awarded of all: National Vanguard since 1981, Jose Marti National Journalism Prize (1996), Jose A. Fernandez de Castro Cultural Journalism (1999), National Radio Prize (2003), the Replica of the Machete of Maximo Gomez, the Giraldilla of Havana, the Alejo Carpentier Order, the Distinction for National Culture, the Felix Elmuza Medal, the Polish Culture Order...