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Jew Named Cabinet Member in Havana; First Time in History of Cuba

January 13, 1959
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For the first time in the history of Cuba a Jew has been named a member of the Cabinet, it was revealed here today.

He is Enrique Oltuski, son of immigrant parents from Poland who settled in Santa Clara where they still have a shoe factory. An engineer and graduate of the University of Miami, Florida, Sr. Oltuski at 29 years of age is Minister of Communications in the Provisional government of President Manuel Urrutia Lleo. He joined Fidel Castro in the revolutionary movement.

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