Enrique Ros

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Enrique Ros
Born Enrique Emilio Ros y Pérez
Cienfuegos, Cuba
Died April 10, 2013
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Businessman, activist
Spouse(s) Amanda Adato
Children Enrique Ros, Jr.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Enrique Ros (born Enrique Emilio Ros y Pérez; 1924 – April 10, 2013) was a Miami based Cuban-American businessman and activist opposed to Cuban president Fidel Castro.[1]

Early life[edit]

Enrique Ros was born in 1924 in Cienfuegos, Cuba.


Ros hosted radio shows on U.S. government station Radio Marti which broadcasts exclusively to Cuba. He was a strong advocate of retaining the United States embargo against Cuba. He was the author of Revolucion de 1933 en Cuba and other books.

Personal life[edit]

Ros was married to Amanda Adato (1926-2011) and they had two children, Enrique Jr. "Henry" and U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen,[2] and four grandchildren: Jennifer and Katherine Ros, and Patricia and Rodrigo Lehtinen. He is also related to another Enrique Ros, an officer in Cuba's elite marksman squad at the Hotel National which for several days in 1933 held off the mutiny of the enlisted ranks led by Batista and others


Ros died on April 10, 2013 in a South Miami, Florida hospital from respiratory complications. He was 89.[3]

Books by Enrique Ros[edit]

  • Ros, Enrique 2006 El clandestinaje y la lucha armada contra castro/ The clandestinity and the arm(ed) fight against Castro (Cuba y sus Jueces) Ediciones Universal, Miami ISBN 1-59388-079-0
  • Ros, Enrique 2005 Revolucion de 1933 en Cuba Ediciones Universal, Miami ISBN 1-59388-047-2
  • Ros, Enrique 2003 Fidel Castro y El Gatillo Alegre: Sus Años Universitarios (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) Miami ISBN 1-59388-006-5
  • Ros, Enrique 2002 Ernesto Che Guevara: mito y realidad. Ediciones Universal, Miami. ISBN 0-89729-988-4
  • Ros, Enrique 1999 Aventura Africana De Fidel Castro (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) Miami ISBN 0-89729-908-6
  • Ros, Enrique 1998 Cubanos Combatiente: Peleando En Distingidos Frentes (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) Miami ISBN 0-89729-868-3
  • Ros, Enrique 1996 Años Criticos: Del Camino De La Accion Al Camino Del Entendimiento (Coleccion Cuba Y Sus Jueces) Miami ISBN 0-89729-814-4
  • Ros, Enrique 1995 De Giron a La Crisis De Los Cohetes: La Segunda Derrota (Coleccion Cuba Y Sus Jueces) Miami ISBN 0-89729-773-3
  • Ros, Enrique and Orlando Bosch 1994 Giron la verdadera historia (Coleccion Cuba y sus jueces) Miami ISBN 0-89729-738-5


  1. ^ Pedraza, Silvia (2007). Political disaffection in Cuba's revolution and exodus. Cambridge University Press. pp. 97–. ISBN 978-0-521-68729-4. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
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