Tag Archives: CUBAN HISTORY

I am Jose Martí’s Daughter

This statement was made by María Mantilla in a letter, at the age of 78. Half a century after her death, the dilemma of whether the Apostle was her biological father or not, is still considered as just speculations, and seeks for support in scientific theories.»

Serafin Sanchez Valdivia, the Anti-annexation Fighter

On occasion of the 166th birthday anniversary of Serafin Sanchez Valdivia this July 2nd, Escambray recalls the fact that this pro-independence fighter was one of the first to reject the fanciful and treacherous idea of having the  United States involved in the Cuban cause.»

Sancti Spiritus Recalls Arrival of the Freedom Caravan

Sancti Spiritus youth remembered this Friday the arrival of the Freedom Caravan in the central Cuban province, headed by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro as he led the triumphal path towards Havana.  Local residents congregated in the Serafin Sanchez Square,  as it was done in 1959.»