Havana, May 8. -Friends, co-workers and fighting mates, studious and investigators highlighted in this capital the outstanding revolutionary example of Celia Sánchez Manduley Friday, in the 90th anniversary of her birthday.
In the headquarters of the Office of Historical Affairs of the Cuban State Council, an installation been founded by the heroine, diverse anecdotes that show the sensibility and the love of Celia for details flowed.
Celia was the right hand of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the Sierra Maestra guerilla struggle, and later to the victory in January 1959, 1 said Cuban female General of Brigade Delsa Esther Puebla.
She remembered that the Cuban combatants against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Cambric (1952-1958) always carried a flower in the head to maintain the femaleness and fondness in the difficult moments, on suggestion of Celia Sanchez.
She wasa mother, mate, friend, with the same love and affection that she shared with all for whom she has not died and she will live eternally, underlined the Cuban female brigadier, the only woman in Cuba, as the possessor of such a military rank.
For Niurka Prada, René Puig, Magali Lobato, Nieves Piñeiro and other closed to the revolutionary leader, Celia was distinguished for her modesty and simplicity, the culture of the details and the permanent disposition of transforming works in useful spaces.
Interrogated by Prensa Latina, the director of the office, Eugenio Suárez, aimed that the so many and diverse responsibilities, concerns and necessities that this heroine faced make very difficult to investigate and write on her life.
"Celia's print is from the farthest western point in our country up to the farthest eastern one, but she never liked to get the attention or appear in the top headlines of the press, and her history really lives in the mind of the Cuban people, he emphasized." (Prensa Latina)