Fighters from the municipality of Unión de Reyes recalled the 55th anniversary of the murder of the children Fermín and Yolanda with a visit to the monument that perpetuates the memory of that painful event that occurred on January 24, 1963 at the La Candelaria estate, belonging to the Galeón neighborhood. very close to the settlement known as El Estante.
Ambrosio Sánchez Pérez, president of the Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution in the unionense territory, explained to the press that just before the obelisk dedicated to the murdered children deposited a wreath the students of the urban pre-university institute José Alberto Rodríguez Acosta and the rural primary school located near the place where the crime occurred.
The occasion was propitious for some of the combatants to present their experiences in the fight against bandits during the first years of the Revolution, a stage in which the hatred of Yankee imperialism and the successive attempts of the US government to destabilize order and security grew. inside the Island.
The murder of the children Fermín and Yolanda by counterrevolutionary bands financed by the CIA, entered the long list of assassinations executed by the United States against the Cuban people. The mark of the horrendous crime was fatally captured in the hearts of many, when it cut off the lives of two innocent children.
Original text byon January 30th, 2018