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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

General Omar Torrijos Herrera

 
 
General Omar Torrijos Herrera Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
1. General Omar Torrijos Herrera Marker
Inscription.
Al General
(Omar) Torrijos Herrera
(Su) contribución a la Soberanía de
Panamá y a la paz en el Continente
(A)mericano, en ocasión del 102
(An)iversario de la Independencia
Nacional.
El Gobierno de la República de
Panamá en reconocimiento a la amistad
Permanente y a la solidaridad
del pueblo
Salvadoreño.

Excelentísimo Samuel Lewis Navarro
Primer Vice-Presidente de la Republica de Panamá y Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores
Su Excelencia Edgar Spence Herrera
Embajador Extraordinario y Plenipotenciario de la Republica de Panamá San Salvador, jueves 10 de noviembre de 2005

English translation:
To General Omar Torrijos Herrera
And to his contribution to the sovereignty of
Panama and to peace on the American continent,
On the 102nd Anniversary of Panamanian Independence
The Government of the Republic of Panama in recognition of the permanent friendship and solidarity of the Salvadoran people
(Vice-President and Ambassador's names and titles)
San Salvador, Thursday, November 10, 2005

 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 13° 41.232′ N, 89° 14.275′ W. Marker is in
Wide view of General Omar Torrijos Herrera Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2015
2. Wide view of General Omar Torrijos Herrera Marker
The bust's sculptor was Ricuarte Martinez López (Nov. 2005).
San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is on Avenida de la Revolución, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This marker and bust are directly in front of the El Salvador Anthropology Museum (MUNA).
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); General Manuel José Arce (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Sérgio Vieira de Mello (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Allegory to the Constitution of 1950 (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Pancho Lara (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Valero Lecha (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Agustín Barrios (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding General Omar Torrijos Herrera. General Omar Torrijos Herrera (1929-1981) was a Panamanian military officer. He came to be the maximum leader of Panama as part of a military coup in 1968 and led the country until his death in 1981 when an airplane he was in exploded. He was the father of the previous Panamanian President Martín Torrijos Espino.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 2, 2017.
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