Biran, Founded by the Castro Family 5 Feb 2014 - shipsnmoreships

Fidel Castro's father, Angel, was an immigrant from Galicia, Spain. Initially employed by and subsequently hiring out workers to United Fruit. Angel bought a small farm which he expanded, building a shop, school house, hotel, telegraph room and small cockfighting stadium. See the family home where Fidel's parents lived in until their death. Belongings on the dressers, Fidel's clothes in the wardrobe and many photographs.around. Fidel never lived in the house though as it became the family home when the original of 10 rooms burned. The family graves too. Some accounts say restoration of the homestead was overseen by Celia Sánchez, Fidel's rumoured lover, in 1979 but she died of cancer the following year. More Information