Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Assassination of Maria Chinchilla
fue vilmente asesinada la maestra
el Sindicato de Trabajadores de
la Educacion de Guatemala - STEG
le rinde un homenaje postumo en
de su fallecimiento
Guatemala, 25 de junio de 1994
At this location the teacher
was vilely assassinated
The Union of Education Employees of Guatemala - STEG
makes a posthumous tribute to her on the
50th anniversary of her death
Guatemala, June 25, 1994
Erected 1994 by Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Educación de Guatemala.
Location. 14° 37.907′ N, 90° 30.929′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 17a Calle just from 6a Avenida. Click for map. The marker is on the sidewalk on 17a Calle, some steps before arriving to 6a Avenida while moving east.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 300th Anniversary of the Printing Press in Guatemala (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dolores Bedoya de Molina (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mobile Military Police (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Guatemalan Military Museum Mario Méndez Montenegro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); José Martí in Guatemala (approx. half a kilometer away); The Quetzal as Guatemala´s Currency (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); House of Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Assassination of Maria Chinchilla. María Chinchilla Recinos, commonly known as María Chinchilla, (September 2, 1909 – June 25, 1944) was a Guatemalan schoolteacher who was assassinated by the military forces of General Jorge Ubico while taking part in a peaceful anti-government demonstration. She is honored as a national heroine. The date of her assassination, June 25, is Guatemala's Teachers Day.
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