A day like today, October 20th, but from 1927, Abel Santamaría Cuadrado was born in Encrucijada, former province of Las Villas. Son of Benigno Santamaría Vázquez, a Galician from the province of Orense who had emigrated to Cuba at the beginning of the 20th century, and Joaquina Cuadrado, also a Spanish emigrant from Salamanca, whom… Continue Reading »
One of the main achievements of Jesús Menéndez was paid to the sugar workers the so called differential, which was the difference of the price agreed for the sale of sugar and actually paid . Whenever the latter was far superior to the former and those proceeds went into the pockets of the sugar barons . By fighting the communist leader was achieved that much to workers surrender.