55 years after his assassination, he remembers the martyrs of Hotel Matum

55 years after his assassination, he remembers the martyrs of Hotel Matum

Leonisco Peralta

Santiago, RD

Various institutions today paid tribute to Colonel Juan Maria Lora Fernandez and other martyrs of the Battle of Hotel Matam after 55 years of feat.

The activity was organized by the Permanent Commission of the Patria Epimerids, the Lora Fernandez Foundation, the Ministry of Defense and the Provincial Government of Santiago.

Representatives of these institutions laid flowers on the statue of the martyr Decrease in action during the Battle of 19 December 1965.

The wording of the act was in charge of Lieutenant Colonel Juan Manuel Lora Leon, the president of the Foundation and the son of a national hero.

For his part, Juan Pablo Uribe, Chairman of the Permanent Commission of the Patria Epimerids, presented a plaque of recognition to the Chairman of Hotel Matum, Ulysses Polanco, to work to preserve the historical memory and accept support for the Defense Minister’s activity did. , Lieutenant General Luciano Diaz Morga.

Uribe Specified that it is necessary to strengthen the values ​​and ideals of democracy, Solidarity, dignity, decorum, citizenship and courage, as demonstrated by Matoom fighters 55 years ago.

In that fight, there was an attempt to assassinate Francisco Camano, the leader of the April Revolution. And other important figures, who traveled to Santiago to pay tribute to the constitutional movement’s founder, Rafael Tomas Fernandez Dominguez, who was attempting an attack at the National Palace on that day, seven months after his heroic downfall.

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