viernes, 6 de noviembre de 2009

Ana María, and a prize to her walk for the courses of the history

By: Mariela Peña Seguí

Ana María Pérez Pino revived memorable moments of her life when hardly two days ago he received the prize “Gustavo Sed Nieves 2009” that granted him the filial of Camagüey of the National Union of Historians of Cuba.

And it is that Ana María was always bound to the illustrious historian of Camagüey Gustavo Sed. It was his friend, and traveled next to him the roads of the history of this beautiful county.

The prize was given during the conclusions of the V Encounter of Regional and Local History that had for headquarters the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey.

Other historians were also rewarded by their chore: Amparo del Risco Turiño received the prize “ Fidel Izquierdo Nápoles”, for its contribution to the teaching of the History.

In turn, Ricardo Muñoz Gutiérrez received the “Juan Torres Lasquetti” that surrenders to the best work in the year published by the editorial villager Ácana.

The event equally recognized the participation of more than 60 investigators of all Cuba, young many of them that begin in the historiographic studies.

But, for Ana María the prize “Gustavo Sed” comes being the continuation of a dream come true, because from now on their friend's memory and partner of investigations, will accompany her much more.

Because it is the prize to a life dedicated to her Camagüey; it is the prize to the idea of waking up of her dream the sleeping histories during centuries.

Ana María Pérez Pino has been devoted to the investigation of diverse topics of the history of Camagüey and about the life of several personalities of the territory, besides having worked during many years in the Provincial Museum “Ignacio Agramonte”, of our city, where he left his investigative legacy equally.

For Ana María this prize “Gustavo Sed Nieves 2009”, it is the recognition of a legendary earth that he thanks him his love and dedication.

Varied activities in Camagüey for the International Day of the Urbanism

Multiple activities in Camagüey assumes at times of taking place, this Sunday, the World Day of the Urbanism, dates that it is good to promote necessary actions for the very common one, as the increase of the parks and the recreational areas, the remodeling of some areas, conclusion of works of urban development and measures that diminish the contamination.

Our city that is distinguished in the Island for its urbanistic singularities , with its narrow and serpentine streets, with strong inflections, accidental squares and little squares, has the charm of the medieval city, in strong contrast with the almost perfectly rectangular layout of its main space.

The Graduated José Rodríguez Barrera, Director of the office of the Historian of the City, precise as, for its importance and was worth, the people of Camagüey sinks to the international commemoration this Sunday, November 8, World Day of the Urbanism.

The urban progress doesn't suppose to invade the lands blindly with constructions, but building consciously, to guarantee the space where the nature should prevail, it is for it that the urbanists are pawned in that the life enters with the air and the sun in all the housings. (Raysa Mestril Gutiérrez)

Will analyze in Havana affectations of the American blockade to Cuban children

The affectations caused Cuba by the American economic blockade and especially to the children will center this Friday in the Cuban capital the debates of the final day of the Third International Encounter on Artificial Protection of the Minor Rights.

In the appointment that takes place in the of the capital Palacio of Conventions the work of the Federation of Cuban Women will also be approached in the protection of the infants in the Caribbean island and José Juan Ortiz, representative of the Fund of the United Nations for the Childhood, will impart a he confers masterful.

In spite of the economic, commercial and financier blockade imposed by the North American administrations during almost half century, Cuba has a solid juridical system in defense of the childhood, based on the respect to the Convention of the Boy's Rights and of the Code of the Family, the General District attorney of the Republic, Juan Escalona affirmed.

The reality of the minor here is completely different, because the protection of its rights begins from its conception, because the outline of health guarantees all the mothers a specialized attention during its gestation, underlined Escalona.

Emphasized that the authorities of the Caribbean island assure that the infants are vaccinated in a gratuitous way against more than 10 illnesses.

Cuba has the biggest percent of teachers and instructors for inhabitants what allows from the age preescolar that the children attend the schools and infantile circles (nursery), where are guaranteed its integral formation.

Escalona regretted that 120 million minor escolarized are not, more than 11 millions die before turning the five years of life for illnesses prevented and 150 millions suffer of malnutrition.

He added that dozen of millions works under unbearable conditions of exploitation and others live exposed to conflicts warlike and different forms of violence.

In United States - he explained - about 400 thousand infants, most Hispanic work in exposed agricultural activities to the dangers of the sharp tools and pesticides.