PRESIDENTIAL PICK: Ricardo Nuñez-Portuondo was appointed National Director of the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, by President Gerald Ford in the 1970s, which made him the first Cuban-American to receive a presidential appointment. Nuñez-Portuondo died at 80 in May.
PRESIDENTIAL PICK: Ricardo Nuñez-Portuondo was appointed National Director of the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, by President Gerald Ford in the 1970s, which made him the first Cuban-American to receive a presidential appointment. Nuñez-Portuondo died at 80 in May.
PRESIDENTIAL PICK: Ricardo Nuñez-Portuondo was appointed National Director of the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, by President Gerald Ford in the 1970s, which made him the first Cuban-American to receive a presidential appointment. Nuñez-Portuondo died at 80 in May.

Ricardo Nuñez-Portuondo, a voice of the Cuban exile community, dies at 80

May 08, 2014 08:26 PM

UPDATED January 09, 2015 06:09 PM

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