Mayabeque News

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The José Martí Cultural Society in the province of Mayabeque promoted the realization of activities, conferences, talks and workshops on history and other events, in the context of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the wars of independence in Cuba.

The name of Máximo Gómez Báez soon became associated with the struggles of the Cuban people for their independence in the second half of the nineteenth century. Ascended to Major General by appointment of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, he held early positions in the ranks of the Liberation Army during the Ten Years' War.

On February 27, 1874, the Father of the Nation fell in San Lorenzo. He was born in the village of Bayamo on April 18, 1819. His parents were Jesús María Céspedes y Luque and Francisca de Borja del Castillo y Ramírez de Aguilar.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ As part of a tour around the country the president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Antonio Eduardo Becali Garrido, visited the School of Sports Initiation (EIDE) Antonio Ñico Jiménez, located in Güines.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ Fifty-one years after the physical disappearance of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara de la Serna, the communist youth continues the path traced by the Heroic Guerrilla fighter more than half a century ago.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ A monument in the park of Surgidero de Batabanó recalls the defense that the humble fishing village makes of its history. More than 100 children of this land shed their blood, among them Miguel Felipe de la Torre, who was born in 1866 in the town of Güines, two years after the outbreak of the War of Independence.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ This Thursday at 10 o'clock in the morning, the Héroes del Mayabeque Stadium in Güines will host the continuation of the sealed match between the Hurricanes and the Roosters of Santi Spíritus. The game was suspended in the first inning, when the mayabequenses had scored a race and had men in third and first bases with two outs.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ Three first places and two third ones conquered the chess players from Mayabeque, who took part in the special tournament concluded on Saturday in Boca de Camarioca, Matanzas province, to honor Camilo-Ché Ideological Day.

On February 18, 1818, Pedro Felipe Figueredo Cisneros, firstborn of Ángel y Eulalia, was born in Bayamo.