Havana, Cuba - Republic of
CUBAN CINEMA STAR PERUGORRIA READS OF FELLOW ACTOR CARLOS CRUZ' ASYLUM BID IN U.S.
Cuban cinema star Jorge Perugorria, (center/left), on the set of his latest film 'Lista de Espera' ('Waiting List') in Havana, reads the news October 13 of his friend and fellow actor Carlos Cruz' decision to apply for political asylum in the United States while visiting Miami. Perugorria and Cruz starred together in one of Cuba's most successful recent films, 'Guantanamera', a wry look at social problems on the island. Perugorria expressed his "deep sadness" at Cruz' departure. Other persons in the photograph are unidentified.