great friend of Cuba, dies in France
PARIS.— AT the age of 105, Marthe Rosine Voisin
has died in France. This great friend of Cuba was
the widow of eminent scientist André Voisin and
visited Cuba on a number of occasions.
Invited by Fidel, Marthe and André arrived in
Havana December 3, 1964, where Voisin was to present
a series of lectures and organize a course at the
Unfortunately the scientist died in Cuba that
December 21 while offering his valuable
collaboration to the country.
From that point on, Marthe maintained a lasting
relationship of friendship and affection with Cuba.
In 2003, at an advanced age, she attended the
events organized to celebrate the centenary of the
birth of her partner, creator of a system of
livestock pasturing which is universally identified
with his name. (PL)