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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From Moncada to Isle of Pines

About the Political Prison in Cuba Martí would write horrified: "Infinite pain should be the only name of these pages. Infinite pain because the pain of the prison is the most rude, the most devastating of pains, the one that kills the intelligence and dries the soul, and leaves in it traces that will never be erased ».

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Ignacio Agramonte, an unstoppable camagüeyano

His name frightened the Spaniards. His presence gave confidence to the Cuban insurgents who fought against the oppression of the Iberian Peninsula in the homeland. His cavalry was the most feared and organized of the Mambi army.

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The most autochthonous flower of the Revolution

Many times women are compared to flowers; either for its beauty, elegance or sensitivity. If we talk about a Cuban woman, that guerrilla woman with high boots and a rifle can not be missing. If we talk about flowers, it would be unforgivable not to do so from the most indigenous Flower of the Cuban Revolution, Celia Esther de los Desamparados Sánchez Manduley.

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Fidel was the first who gave me a class of genetics

When talking about livestock in Mayabeque, we must mention Jesus Monzoti, a man who devoted much of his life to agricultural activity.

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"Infinite love of work"

The Cuban may have different professions, there are different places in Cuba where we live and the economic sectors or services to which we give a good part of our lives; but there is something that unites us always and that we all have as a single quality: the infinite love of work.

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The story of Jaruco told by a house

The old sites always overwhelm. It must be because we feel small in their presence, because we know that the walls have witnessed more lives than we have lived. This happens in a huge house at the end of 24th Street in the town of Jaruco.

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Twelve years parading with Radio Jaruco

Since I was a girl, I always paraded with my mother, her work collective: The livestock farmers of the Guaicanamar Cattle Enterprise. I treasured the Cuban flags all year long, to exhibit them that day. I loved seeing the tractors adorned with banners, ribbons, streamers and a sample of their best animals. The peasants, on horseback, wore their Sunday clothes and showed their equestrian skills. Yes. They were holidays.

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The Tank of Victory

The young man of 23 years, Luis Formoso Pantoja came to Jaruco for that life force that moves mountains: love
"I came to Jaruco because a woman brought me. My wife until today! I had everything ready to get married on that date; but before the mercenary invasion of Bay of Pigs, they took us to Matanzas. I tell Pardo Guerra, today, General at the head of Civil Defense: - Pardo, I need a couple of days. He responds: - Why do you what these days? -I was getting married and I need, if when the invasion arrives they kill me ... "

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The David of Cuba, Fidel Castro Ruz

Unfortunately in History not always David can beat Goliath, but sometimes when you David is a giant even bigger than Goliath, then victory will smile on you, because what makes him giant is his heart and other attributes, we in  had and we have a giant David, who crushed the greatest Goliath ever seen, ridiculed him and still opposes him, and not letting him do as he pleases.

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Fidel Castro: "I have the strongest hope, that in less time than many are able to imagine we will have turned defeat into victory"

Cuba was a country in struggle, in the East the Rebel Army gained ground in each combat and the war was already a fact. It was 1958, and the country was mired in an open struggle against Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship, on all fronts, fields or cities.

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