Faithful to continue the legacy of Vilma Espín Guillois, the federation of the town of Juan Gualberto Gómez deserved the seat of the municipal event for the 59th anniversary of the Federation of Cuban Women in this municipality. The women of this territory fulfilled the tasks oriented by the top management of the organization, among… Continue Reading »
Juan Gualberto Gómez
Committed since the beginning of its broadcasts with the audience and with the Revolution, the municipal radio station -Radio Unión, the youngest of the Matanzas radial system, celebrates its first anniversary on July 23rd. In three hours of broadcast every day starting at 9:00 in the morning by the 96.3 modulated frequencies, the nascent radio… Continue Reading »
Dozens of people in Unión de Reyes gathered on Friday July 12th before the monument that perpetuates the memory of the independence patriot Juan Gualberto Gómez, in the town that saw him born 165 years ago. Children, young people and the people of the town went to the memory of who was one of the… Continue Reading »
In a time when being black was synonymous with slavery, Juan Gualberto Gómez was born on July 12th, 1854, at the Vellocino mill, in Sabanilla del Encomendador, in Matanzas, liberated from the cruelest scourge that Spain imposed on his colonies, as his father bought his freedom even in the mother’s womb. Although free, his status… Continue Reading »
The Day for the Cuban Press Day, with the slogan «Public Press,» the people’s press, began in homage to Juan Gualberto Gómez, who describes himself as one of the patriots and journalists most consistent with Cuban independence principles. As historians point out, the greatness of this Matanzas’ life and work lies in his capacity to… Continue Reading »
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.
A deep chronology of the life of the patriot and journalist Juan Gualberto Gómez from Matanzas has just arrived in my hands, right in the year where the whole Cuba remembers him for the 160th anniversary of his birth.
The War of 10 years was over. Just a few small, isolated departures stubbornly resisted with patriotic anger the Hispanic lunges. Cubans, as Martí would say once, were not defeated, they had just let the sword down, hopeless mostly by fatigue and lack of resources that the wore down the patriotism of a bourgeoisie no longer able to lead the quest.