Alberto Jordán Morera, 56 years outdated and the one descendant of one of many 5 “internationalist” ex-combatants from Caibarién, Villa Clara, which acknowledges the state Ecured, he took his personal life throwing himself from the highest of a constructing of the Van Troi forged, the place he lived, on January 8 within the afternoon.
Jordán Morera suffered from schizophrenia, aggravated after the dying of his father, Humberto Jordán Gallo, in 1978.
According to the official model, Humberto Jordán Gallo died whereas fulfilling an “internationalist mission” in Ethiopia, despatched by the Government of Fidel Castro. He had solely been within the nation for 3 months when the warfare tank he was driving was ambushed. The Caibarién baseball stadium, ramshackle since Hurricane Irma in 2017, bears his title.
After the dying of his father, Alberto Jordán Morera, who was then 12 years outdated, attended together with his mom, Tula Morera, the occasions that the Government organized in reminiscence of the deceased and the African warfare.
Tula Morera died of most cancers a number of years in the past. Since then, Loneliness, hardships when it comes to medication, meals and different materials and religious issues suffered by Cubans, worsened the state of affairs of Jordán Morera. On varied events spoke publicly of taking his personal life. A neighbor of her constructing, Hilda Hernández, stated that on one event she tried: she left the gasoline faucets to her house open, however the neighbors had been in a position to keep away from the tragedy.
Although Jordán Morera didn’t lack the chlorpromazine he wanted for his sickness, his emotional stability was precarious.
As a younger man, he taught personal English language courses to outlive together with his mom, who was retired and sick. Later, private revenue declined and he was left on the mercy of an inadequate state pension.
Carmen Morera, the one surviving maternal aunt – along with a son she had whereas nonetheless a youngster – and who was in control of Jordán Morera recently, stated that made “several steps to be admitted” to a specialised clinic with tough entry (for abnormal Cubans), positioned within the municipality of Placetas, however he solely obtained the silence of the authorities for a solution to which he appealed.
His nephew, ”he associated. he was determined to go away the psychiatric sector often called “Area 9” of the Arnaldo Milián Castro Provincial Hospital, the place “it felt worse every minute”.
Carmen Morera He believed that being the son of an internationalist hero who died on the age of 31 and had been an INDER chief in his lifetime would have some weight in favor of his nephew.
At the top of final yr, the lady determined, on her personal, to take him again house, given the difficulties to journey to see him amid the worsening financial disaster and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Following the customized of ignoring those that kill themselves, The funeral of Alberto Jordán Morera was not attended by any political illustration or authority of the territory. There had been additionally no official condolences.