Guatemala City in Municipality of 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
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Labor Unions. A significant historical date for this entry is June 25, 1994.
Location. 14° 37.907′ N, 90° 30.929′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 17a Calle just from 6a Avenida. The marker is on the sidewalk on 17a Calle, some steps before arriving to 6a Avenida while Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
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 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mario Méndez Montenegro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); José Martí in Guatemala (approx. half a kilometer away); The Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. half a kilometer away); Bicentennial of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.