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People from Los Arabos were near Fidel.

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 19 agosto, 2019

Two sons of the earth with a tree name and an adopted third were with the Commander in Chief in the first line of combat.

It is an honor for the people of Los Arabos that the assailant at the Bayamo Garrison, on July 26th, 1953, Granma expeditionary, combatant of the Sierra Maestra and member of the Caravan of Freedom: Calixto García Martínez, was born in the Tría estate, near the current Popular Israel Ruiz Council, and was educated in Guachinango, from where he left twice to Havana to leave the country, in the face of the relentless persecution of the tyranny minions. In Mexico he came into contact with the historical leader and came in Granma.

In San Pedro de Mayabón, Moisés Sió Wong was born in 1939. From a young age, parents took him to live in the Cuban capital. He was one of the fighters of Chinese descent who was linked to the revolutionary movement of the Island through Ñico López. In the Commandery of La Plata, Fidel appointed him Chief of the Strategic Reserve of the Sierra Maestra and later fulfilled other responsibilities. Founder of the Military Police and the National Revolutionary Police, an assistant to the Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, president of the Cuba-China Friendship Association, fulfilled other duties, until his death in February 2010.

Zenén Ramírez Vieito, a native of Granma province, traveled through Los Arabos on January 7th, 1959, in the Libertarian Caravan and settled years later on this land. As a member of the Rebel Army he participated in decisive combats. On Arab soil he stood out as a complete revolutionary until the end of his days, in June 2017, who was also a Girón fighter. He was declared that same year, still alive, Adoptive Son of Los Arabos.








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