Sancti Spiritus Teacher Awarded Los Zapaticos de Rosa


Cuban primary school teacher Fernando del Toro Rodríguez was granted the Los Zapaticos de Rosa award, the highest recognition of the Jose Marti Pioneers’ Organization (OPJM). The over-60-year-old teacher works at Julio Antonio Mella special school in Cabaiguan, Sancti Spiritus, where he has also shared other responsibilities.


Del Toro was presented with the award in the main ceremony held in this territory to commemorate the Cuban teachers’ day.

130 Cuban personalities or institutions have been so far granted the Los Zapaticos de Rosa award such as Fidel and Raul Castro, Vilma Espin and the Cuban Five.


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