Thousands express sympathy to Leonel Fernandez on the passing of his mother


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Feb 20, 2019

Doña Yolanda Reyna, the aging mother of former President Leonel Fernández passed away on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 at the Centro de Medicina Avanzada Doctor Abel González. She had been hospitalized after suffering a fall on 7 July 2021 and undergoing surgery of the hip. She would have been 95 on 25 August of this year. Fernandez was very close with his mother.

Fernández himself tweeted the sad news. “I go through the deep regret to inform you that my beloved mother, Doña Yolanda, has passed away in the morning hours. We sincerely thank you for the solidarity in this difficult moment and I ask God for comfort and wisdom to bear the pain of her departure. We love you, rest in peace,” wrote the three times president of the Dominican Republic.

President Luis Abinader, First Lady Raquel Arbaje, former President Hipólito Mejía have all shared their support...

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