Farias dies, illustrious Cuban
Baltimore, March 24 2010. Yesterday morning after a long illness Nilo
Farias passed away (former Cuban political prisoner) in the Northwest
hospital of the city. His body will lay in state at the Eckhardt Funeral
Chapel located at 11605 Reisterstown Road. Owings Mills, MD 21117 on March 25 and will be laid to rest
on the 26th.
The Cubanamerican Nilo Farias arrived in the United States in the year
1969 via Mexico after emigrating permanently from his country after
serving five years as a political prisoner for a sentence arbitrarily
imposed by the island's communist regime for his activities fostering
freedom and democracy.
Nilo, a lawyer also accumulated two degrees in his fruitful life. Once
settled in the United States, "The land of freedom" as he liked to call
it, was devoted entirely to education. Nilo Farias, will always be
remembered for what he was, a man of integrity and a Cuban patriot.
He is survived by his wife Migdalia, and daughters Felicitas and Migdy
as well as granddaughters and grandsons.
Rest in peace dear brother and compatriot, when freedom illuminates our
country, your name and example will be passed through our history to the
Signed: Cuban Movement for a Unified Democracy and SOS Justice.