Nicaraguan politician of Jewish descent who was an ally to the Sandinistas and opened Nicaragua's only amusement park, Hertylandia.
He began to fight against the Somoza dictatorship at the age of nineteen, and fled to Brazil two years later.
He supported the Ortega brothers in the 1980s, but was later rumored to have been poisoned by David Ortega.
He was survived by his wife.
Both he and Claribel Alegria have been associated with the Sandinista movement.