Raul Brito Salvador was born and raised in Cuba. He obtained a Law degree from Havana University and obtained a Certificate in International Law from Guildhall University (former City of London Polytechnic), London, UK. Initially, Raul worked as a lawyer in the Ministry of Trade under Fidel Castro. While on a trade mission to France he defected from Cuba and lived in Spain for several years. He practiced International Commercial Law and was involved in dozens of commercial and financial transactions in many countries. Raul moved to Las Vegas in 1999, and has been active as a real estate professional. He has a daughter who is a lawyer and lives and practices in Havana.