Manuel Merino Amador is not exactly an omnipotent hero and famous as Hercules or Achilles in Greek mythology, it is much more, for being a laborious man and multiplying profits for his fellow workers and his native town of Calimete, thanks to the fruit Of his dedication, unconditional dedication and passion for the central Jesus Rabí where he began his working life since the age of thirteen.
With 54 years associated with the sugar industry and multiple awards won on a daily basis, he was awarded in 2016 the honorary title of Hero of Labor of the Republic of Cuba.
In its intense list of services, such as the 8th of October seal, the founder and outstanding innovator of the ANIR, internationalist fighter, national avant-gard of the CDR, delegate of People’s Power from 1982 to 1988 and deputy to the Cuban Parliament. To his wealth of merits now adds the distinction Illustrious Son of Calimete, received in recent days during the solemn session of the Municipal Assembly of People’s Power, celebrated for the 150th anniversary of the founding of the territory.
«This distinction means more commitment, continuing to contribute every day from my job post; Also means pride and honor, «said Merino Amador in the interview offered to Radio 26.