When the flame of freedom was lighted

With the outbreak of the War of Independence on October 10, 1868, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and del Castillo, lighted the flame of a nascent Revolution. However, he and the brave men who accompanied him in that deed were aware that the Constitution of the Republic in Arms should be established on the Island.

 

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The Society Fraternal Union of Jaruco

Tell the story that on that day the song was heard louder to our African ancestors. Mix of the congo with carabalí. It was the sound of batá drums; the weeping of the Orichas tearing the throats of the believers. But, the bare feet do not dance on the ground, this time they step on a different stage.

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"The house of the Gandarilla"

Going through the historic center of the County City of Jaruco and carefully observing its surroundings is going back more than two centuries. I experienced that feeling a few days ago when I was impressed by a house whose owner is Manuel Gandarilla, a lover of colonial architecture.

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Credit and Services Cooperative Rómulo Padrón, A big family

On Sunday, August 26, the First Secretary of the Party in Mayabeque, Yanina de la Nuez Aclich, visited the Farming Fair of Jaruco and, in assessing what was found, the only words of praise went to the Credit and Services Cooperative (CCS) Rómulo Padrón.

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What did happen in Jaruco in the middle of the 1940 Constitution?

Our nation now lives a decisive present with the popular consultation of the Constitution Project of the Republic of Cuba and we carry out this process in the midst of a reality totally different from Cuba that existed before January 1, 1959.

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A dream come true

The young Jaruqueña Arletys Cárdenas Reyes, well knows what it means to feel fulfilled because at the age of 21 years is a nurse wanted and recognized by the people.

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A young revolutionary of San Antonio"

In my journey through the history of Jaruco, the vast history of this territory, I discovered a man who dedicated all his youth, until his death, to the nascent Cuban Revolution. His name is Ivo Fernández Sánchez.

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When I was in the Moncada

Whenever the month of July arrives my thoughts go back to my student stage when I attended primary school "28 de Octubre", in the municipality of Madruga. The reason for my regression in time is because my school was a center with a very special building, before January 1, 1959, it served as a military barracks at the service of the Batista army.

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Gabriel Gil Alfonso, a moncadista jaruqueño

During these days when Cubans celebrate the National Rebellious Day, we Jaruqueños proudly honor the Hero of the Republic of Cuba, Gabriel Gil Alfonso, one of the assailants to the Moncada Barracks.

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"Woman in 26"

With courage and revolutionary wealth, the Cuban woman has always been present in the dissimilar deeds of this land.

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World Population Day: Jaruco in figures

The old County City of Jaruco, founded in 1770, is today a municipality of Mayabeque, the youngest province that shows some interesting figures in terms of its population.

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Ernesto Guevara, beyond the Guerrilla

There is special moments in which time seems to stop reflecting the living memory of what it was. These are instants that evoke who we are, where we come from, what we have left.

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Antonio Maceo: A titan of many edges

This June 14 marks the birth of 173 of one of the most important men of the independence struggles in Cuba: Antonio Maceo Grajales.

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Che, a picture on the wall of my room

I could write you many things now, but there are no words that can really cover your stature as a tireless revolutionary. What to tell you, Commander Ernesto Guevara that even approaches the place you won in history.

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"Peace walks"

The National Assembly of the People's Power was pronounced this Monday for peace in Nicaragua ... Only two days before, I had the opportunity to meet a daughter of the Homeland of Sandino: the poet Erika de Jesus Picado, who arrived in Cuba as a guest to the International Poetry Festival of Havana.

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