These 61 years of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, on January 1st, 1959, have been of resistance and firmness of the people. The challenge for 2020 is to contribute to the economy in the province of Matanzas by developing internal productions and increasing exports, producing all the food that can be saved, as well… Continue Reading »
One of the greatest acts of cruelty in the Batista dictatorship was the murder, after horrific torture, of fighters Lydia Doce and Clodomira Acosta. September 12th, 1958 was a dark day for these two humble Cuban women. Dozens of minions, mounted in patrol cars, were led by an informer, to a building on Rita… Continue Reading »
Young Matanzas who, although they already comb gray hair and walk with a much slower pace, retain the energy and the faculties to continue the educational-educational work, celebrated the 59th anniversary of their graduation as Volunteer Teachers. Act occurred on August 29, but from 1960, at the Amadeo Roldán Theater. A million illiterates, 600 thousand… Continue Reading »
Felipe Guerra Matos’Guerrita’, who was captain of the Rebel Army, sums up a whole struggle existence with the Commander in Chief in a few sympathetic anecdotes. For this venerable old man his life has «some importance», according to his own words, for the relationship of his friend and companion that he shared with Fidel. That… Continue Reading »
With the breeze of Moncada combing your hair it was the guerrilla Sierra the point of your look. If your luck was cast with that battered town, and light is a right of men to see, then you must have a king star in the chest. Guide: final sentence in the judgment of your… Continue Reading »
Celia Sánchez Manduley, the most native flower of the Cuban Revolution, born in the town of Media Luna in the east of the country, the matanceros today pay tribute to her in schools and work centers where the life and work of heroin , Loyal to Fidel until his last breath.
The revolutionary triumph of January 1th, 1959 was only the beginning of the program to be developed by the people of Cuba, who, by the blows of the sacrifice of their best sons, put an end to decades of colonial rule, first and later neo-colonial.
In 1957 a young woman would write these verses without knowing that they would be the early apology of the man who would have in their hands the future of the country. «I’m going to name all of Cuba, / I’m going to name Fidel.» At that time the poetess Carilda Oliver Labra still wrote secretly in one of the rooms of Tirry 81 and because it has always been CARILDA, dared to send them to the Sierra Maestra .
I have repeated in my mind, over and over again, Fidel is Cuba, Fidel among us, until I decided to write this page. I thought how in a few lines I can locate such greatness, so much wisdom, so much spirit of sacrifice, so much love, so much dedication, so much force in the word, so much dolor.Y is that without a doubt the death of our beloved Commander in Chief of the Revolution Cubana, Fidel Castro Ruz, has shocked us all.
It was unexpected the physical disappearance of Commander Camilo Cienfuegos on October 28th, 1959, owner of a beautiful and rich legend, who had earned the admiration and affection of the people. The whole nation was dedicated to the search, convinced to have lost something that belonged to him.