He was born at the Villa Clara’s village known as Jicotea. This further gem of Cuban culture reached the Doctorates in Civil and Public Law. Being very young, he became a revolutionary fighter against injustice and corruption showing at the same time excellent skills as writer and standing up in diverse genres due to the deepness of his language. His patriotic beliefs earned him jail and exile. He fought to free his homeland and after the Triumph of the Revolution in 1959 he was in charge of important responsibilities such as Chancellor of Havana University and Embassador of UNESCO. He left a vast literary body of work when he died.