Cuban Photographer Liborio Noval Dead at 78

HAVANA TIMES — Liborio Noval, considered one of the most notable photographers of the revolutionary epic on the island, died on Saturday in Havana at the age of 78, the local media reported.

Noval’s lens accompanied former President Fidel Castro during his tours in Spain, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, China, Chile, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Malaysia and Libya, in addition to his being a war correspondent in the conflicts in Vietnam and Nicaragua.

According to the Prensa Latina news agency, his photographs earned him more than 30 awards in national competitions and three international prizes. The compendium “A Hundred Images of the Cuban Revolution” includes five of his pieces.