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Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon

 
 
Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
1. Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker
Inscription.
"Podran masacrar a los dirigentes,
pero siempre que haya pueblo
Habra revolucion"
Oliverio Castañeda de Leon
Secretario General de la
Asociacion de Estudiantes Universitarios
Cobardemente asesinado el 20 de Octubre de 1978
Homenjae Postumo de la
Asociacion de Estudiantes de Ciencias Económicos
"Manuel Cordero Quezada"
Guatemala, Noviembre de 1978

Marcador adicional:
Aqui
fue vilmente asesinada el
estudiante universitario
Oliverio Castañeda de Leon
A.E.U. le rinde homenaje
Asociacion de Estudiantes
Universitarios
Guatemala, Octubre de 1986

English translation:
"They can kill the leaders,
but as long as there is a people
there will be revolution."
Oliverio Castañeda de Leon
General Secretary of the
Association of University Students
Cowardly assassinated on October 20, 1978
Posthumous tribute from the
Association of Economic Science Students
"Manuel Cordero Quezada"
Guatemala, November, 1978

Additional marker:
Here was vilely assassinated
the university student
Oliverio Castañeda de Leon
A.E.U. gives tribute to him
Association of University Students
Guatemala, October, 1986

 
Erected 1978 by Asociacion
Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
2. Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon additional marker
de Estudiantes de Ciencias Económicos "Manuel Cordero Quezada".
 
Location. 14° 38.463′ N, 90° 30.843′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 6a Avenida, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. The markers are set into the floor in Pasaje Rubio on 6a Avenida some steps from 8a Calle in Zone 1 of Guatemala City. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8a Calle, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Central American Act of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (about 180 meters away); Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Fire in Guatemala City (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Murder of Abner Abdiel Hernandez Orellana (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Students Massacred on April 12, 1962 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Julio and Enrique de la Riva (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Categories. EducationPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
3. Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker
The two markers can be seen exactly where Oliverio was gunned down after he left a peaceful protest in the nearby Plaza de la Constitución.
Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
4. Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon Marker
The markers are set into the floor inside the entryway to this set of shops known as Pasaje Rubio. The sign to the right of the entryway notes that the 6a Avenida in this area was officially changed to Avenida Oliverio Castañeda de León.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on July 16, 2016.
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