Cuba History

Cuba History

HISTORY: THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE On October 10, 1868, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes launched the famous “cry of Yara”, with which he proclaimed the independence of Cuba and the liberation of the slaves. A revolutionary army began the fight against the Spaniards, while shortly thereafter, in Camagüey, Salvador Cisneros Betancourt, Eduardo Agramonte and Ignacio Agramonte formed a government junta. On April 10, 1869, the patriots approved a Constitutional Charter (the…

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