In #SantiagodeCuba it dawned with the enthusiasm of the new generations. From the early part of the Plaza de la Revolución in this city, young university students, cadets and high school students gathered, to reaffirm – together with their teachers and other workers – the continuation of the revolutionary process in #Cuba.
The march along Avenida de los Libertadores in #CiudadHéroe was preceded by a political act, where first the glorious notes of the Bayamo Anthem were heard and then the names of the martyrs: Raúl Gómez García, Rafael Trejo González, Antonio Guiteras Holmes, Frank País García, among other precious young people who in their time gave their lives in pursuit of national sovereignty. At the call of the martyrs, those gathered said “present” as encouragement to continue their revolutionary legacy.
Leading a block of riders carrying the Lone Star Flag and flags of student organizations: the Federation of University Students (FEU) and the Federation of Secondary Education Students (FEEM). Behind the flag bearers, the thirteen faculties of the Universidad de Oriente, Alma Máter Mambisa, headquartered in #SantiagodeCuba, are deployed in blocks.
The participants arrived at Ciudad Escolar #26deJulio around 7:30 in the morning, where they were welcomed with excitement by the children who are now studying in the former Moncada Barracks, which was the second military stronghold of Fulgencio Batista’s tyranny on the island, in the past. the victory of the Cuban Revolution. The place is a symbol of the achievements achieved with independence because, with the new education policy implemented after the Triumph on January 1, 1959, the military barracks of the dictator regime were transformed into schools, representing the transfer of former military forces through the organization of the school, with the purpose of instilling in the new generations of Cubans the principle of Martí to be cultured, to be free.
When they arrived there, the young university students sang the names of their faculties as a tribute before the celebration on October 10, the 76th anniversary of the founding of the Universidad de Oriente, in Santiago de Cuba. In the same way, students and teachers join the celebration for the World Teachers’ Day, this October 5, a date in which all those who, through this educational work, contribute in a decisive and significant way to the training of the new professional for #Cuba and the world.
By: Luis Alberto Portuondo
The people of Santiago marched this Thursday from Plaza de la Revolución Mayor General Antonio Maceo Grajales to Post 3 of the former Moncada Barracks in apparent support of the socialist cause of the Cuban people and as part of the activities to greet the 76th anniversary of the Mambisa Universidad de Oriente (UO), which was founded on October 10, 1947.
UO students are accompanied by medical sciences, secondary education, members of the Central Committee of Broken José Ramón Monteagudo Ruiz and Beatriz Jonhson Urrutia, first secretary and governor, respectively, as well as other leaders of the government and political organizations and masses of the territory.
Carlos Leyva, president of the University Student Federation of Eastern Alma Mater, reaffirms the commitment of the new pines of the historical generation and those who continue their work in defense of the conquests of the Revolution.
This 14th edition of the march began with the deposit of a flower offering to the Bronze Titan, the call not to disappoint his legacy, and the conviction that “anyone who tries to seize Cuba will only collect the dust of this land soaked in blood if he does not perish.” in the fight”.