Oswaldo Paya, a towering
figure in Cuba's dissident movement who mixed Catholicism with political
activism against his island's Communist regime, died late Sunday in a
car crash in Cuba's eastern Granma province, according to state media.
Mr. Paya was 60.
Mr. Paya was killed when
his car crashed on a road outside of the city of Bayamo, the media said.
Another activist, Harold Cepero, was also killed. Two Europeans
accompanying the activists had been hospitalized.
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