Irish Journalist Bernie Dwyer Passes On

HAVANA TIMES — Irish journalist and documentary filmmaker Bernie Dwyer, residing in Cuba, has died at the age of 69. Dwyer worked for many years for Radio Habana Cuba, the island’s short wave window to the world.

Dwyer had been active in the campaign to free the Cuban Five, and made several documentary films including “The Day Diplomacy Died”, “Mission Against Terror”, “Che, The Irish Legacy” and “The Footprints of Cecilia McPartland.”

Bernie arrived in Cuba for the first time in 1988 as a member of an international work brigade and after other visits resided on the island since 1998, writing for Radio Habana, and making her documentaries, notes the Cuban News Agency.