Herty Lewites

Politician

Birthday December 24, 1939

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Nicaragua

DEATH DATE Jul 2, 2006 (66)

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About

Nicaraguan politician of Jewish descent who was an ally to the Sandinistas and opened Nicaragua's only amusement park, Hertylandia.

Before Fame

He began to fight against the Somoza dictatorship at the age of nineteen, and fled to Brazil two years later.

Trivia

He supported the Ortega brothers in the 1980s, but was later rumored to have been poisoned by David Ortega.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife.

Associated With

Both he and Claribel Alegria have been associated with the Sandinista movement.