The uprising of November 30th in Santiago de Cuba marked the maturity of the 26 de Julio Movement in the Eastern zone. That feat headed by Frank País García, would support the landing of the Granma that had sailed 5 days before from Mexico.
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The newspaper La Aurora de Matanzas was a newspaper that published economic, mercantile, political, social and literary information. Given its relevance, it is considered one of the most important newspapers of the 19th century in Cuba. It was first published in 1828. His writings were general and interesting and he played a significant role in Matanzas, since he showed part of the national culture. In its pages the most prestigious writers of the time collaborated, among which we can mention Cirilo Villaverde, Domingo del Monte, Miguel Teurbe Tolón, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and the geographer Esteban Pichardo. In relation to the latter, his collaboration with articles for La Aurora is curious.
I imagine old Quintín Bandera at the beginning of the 20th century, with his difficult temperament and the pains of those Mambises forced to hand over their weapons. Black, poor, humble and unable to accept an only credible independence on paper.
The thought and work of Ernesto Che Guevara on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his fall in combat, and especially the memory of his presence in the Matanzas territory, will be our main motivation this year to develop in October the day of homage to the aniristas “.
Ignoring the story leads to a people that is unknown to itself and not to ignore the immensely vast customs and origins of a three-city city, there has been in Matanzas a wide tradition of historians dating back 200 years.
Maceo and Che are joined by history, not only the date of their birth, which occurred on June 14th, but the noblest principles for which both fought and died, freedom, defense of the Fatherland and the desire to bequeath To mankind a better world where it was possible to forge the new man they incarnated.
The seven pioneers of Union de Reyes municipallity who were winners in the twelfth edition of the pioneril contest What do you know of Juan Gualberto Gómez? Will receive their prizes next June 2nd in the municipal museum of that town from Matanzas territory.
Every year, in Matanzas, the anniversary of the rebellion of the Triunvirato sugar mill, cataloged as the most important event in the country, is recalled, as it demonstrated the new tactics that the slaves used to confront the exploitation to which they were subjected.
On May 25th, 1881, then President Antonio Guzmán Blanco established by decree the patriotic song Gloria al Bravo Pueblo as National Anthem of Venezuela, which now constitutes, together with the flag and the shield, the patriotic symbols of the sister Bolivarian Republic.
After a tenacious popular demand and media against the tyrant Batista to obtain the release of the participants in the actions of July 26th, the afternoon of Sunday, May 15th, 1955, the doors of the Model Prison, of the Island of Pines , To give way to the first liberated moncadistas.