Félix Varela y Morales, also known as Father Varela, was born in Havana on November 20th, 1788. He was a Cuban priest, teacher, writer, philosopher and politician who had an important performance in intellectual, political and religious life in the Cuba from the first half of the 19th century. He was the first who taught… Continue Reading »
November, like January and April, are months full of history, unforgettable events, and actions linked forever to the struggle of the people for their independence and sovereignty. On November 30th , 1956, after patient and self-sacrificing organizational work, the cells of July 26 in Santiago de Cuba led the popular uprising of the then eastern… Continue Reading »
In Popular Councils of the province of Matanzas, 95 candidates were nominated to municipal delegates of the People’s Power in pilot assemblies in which transparency and honesty prevailed again, with a high percentage of attendance of the voters.
The Cuban Revolutionary Combatants Association recalled last Saturday the 26th anniversary of the end of Operation Carlota, in the People’s Republic of Angola and Cuban Internationalist Combatant Day, with various political and cultural activities.
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.
Matanzas, the birthplace of poets, dances and rhythms left traces in the history of the country also for offering the blood of their children to the cause of freedom. This was one of the territories that on February 24th, 1895, responded to the Order of Uprising that established the resumption of the struggle for independence, an event sometimes overlooked or not sufficiently recognized by Cuban historiography.