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Tribute to his eternal smile

The students of the school Camilo Cienfuegos of Holguín put an ofering of roses to the image of The Hero of Yaguajay, on the anniversary 86 of his birthday. Photo : Yoana Aguilera
The Hero of Yaguajay, the Commander of the eternal smile, would have fulfilled this February 6, 86 years of life. His big hat, his charisma and his revolutionary commitment marked the figure of this Cuban who, like so many young people of his time, made history. The high school, which has his name in Holguin, could not ignore this significant date.

José Martí, a man of yesterday and always

José Martí P´rez, a man of yesterday and always. Photo:
As the son of a slave town, he fought for his redemption and died in combat, and that image of the man falling from his horse does not depart from our mind, nor does the street of Paula where the child was born on January 28, the simple school good sun and the sea of foam, and that certainty that will be here forever as river and forest.

The eternal light of Jesus Menéndez

Jesus Menéndez Larrondo. Photo:  Trabajadores
It was almost 8:30 p.m. of that January 22, 1948, and Cuba lost one of its bravest sons, Jesus Menéndez Larrondo, the trade union leader, the man of integrity, the defender of the workers.