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Celia Sanchez Manduley, Granma remembers her

Celia Sanchez Manduley, Granma remembers her. Photo: Cubadebate.cu
As a tribute to Celia Sanchez Manduley, it was placed a floral wreath before a statue dedicated to the heroic women on Thursday in Granma province, on occasion of the 38 th anniversary of her death.

When Cuba beat illiteracy

Teacher of the primary level teaches spelling classes to students in a school in El Quemado, in the municipality of Frank País in the province of Holguín. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso (archieve)
On December 22, 1961, Cuba was proclaimed a Territory Free of Illiteracy, and with this, what was promised by the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, to eliminate that scourge in the country. That date was instituted for obvious reasons such as Educator's Day