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Juan José Arévalo Bermejo

 
 
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
1. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker
Inscription.
El Sindicato de Trabajadores del Instituto Guatemalteco de Seguridad Social
S.T.I.G.S.S.
rinde homenaje al excelentísimo:
Doctor Juan Jose Arevalo Bermejo
Ex-Presidente Constitucional de la Republica,
creador del régimen de Seguridad Social en Guatemala.
Con motivo del cuarenta aniversario de su fundación.
Honrar-Honra
Jose Marti
7 diciembre 1949 7 diciembre 1989

Comité Ejecutivo Central
Carlos Fidel Echeverria Rosales
Secretario General

Jorge Mendez Lopez
Secretario de Organizacion

Carlos Enrique Gonzalez Segura
Secretario de Economia y Finanzas

Maximino Franco Morataya
Secretario de Trabajo y Conflictos

Consejo Consultivo
Miguel Angel Quel Alvarez ∙ Otto Anselmo Ortiz Hernandez ∙ Jose Maria Samayoa Paz Secretario Administrativo
Guatemala 7 de diciembre de 1989

English translation:
The Workers’ Union of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (STIGSS)
gives tribute to the most excellent
Doctor Juan José Arévalo Bermejo
Former Constitutional President of the Republic, creator of the Social Security program in Guatemala.
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of its foundation.
Honor-Honor
Jose Martí
December 7, 1949 to December
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
2. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker
The marker is just to the right of the northern entrance to the Guatemalan Social Security Institute headquarters building. An additional marker to the right appears to have been stolen.
7, 1989

Names of Central Executive Committee and Consulting Board
Guatemala, December 7, 1989

 
Erected 1989 by El Sindicato de Trabajadores del Instituto Guatemalteco de Seguridad Social (S.T.I.G.S.S.).
 
Location. 14° 37.558′ N, 90° 30.923′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 22 Calle, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6a Avenida, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 50th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Mural of the Guatemalan Nationality (within shouting distance of this marker); Crédito Hipotecario Nacional (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Guatemalan Peace Accords (about 120 meters away); Municipal Headquarters of Guatemala City (was about 150 meters away but has been reported missing. ); The Quetzal as Guatemala's Currency (about 150 meters away); Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (about 150 meters away); Mario Méndez Montenegro (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Also see . . .  Juan José Arévalo at Wikipedia
An additional marker on the Civic Center of Guatemala City image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
3. An additional marker on the Civic Center of Guatemala City
This 2014 marker from the Guatemalan Ministry of Sports and Culture (Ministerio de Deportes y Cultura) is a decree (189-2014) noting the historical significance of Guatemala City's Civic Center and that it is worthy of future conservation and protection. This marker is directly to the left of the Arévalo marker and bust.
. (Submitted on April 13, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
4. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo Marker
The marker can be seen to the right in this view of the northern entrance to the Guatemalan Social Security Institute headquarters building.
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
5. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo bust
The bust is inscribed with "J.O.B. 89". The bust appears to be based on Arévalo's image during his inauguration (see additional photo).
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo on his inauguration as President on March 15, 1945 image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, March 15, 1945
6. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo on his inauguration as President on March 15, 1945
Juan José Arévalo was the first democratically elected president of Guatemala. It is said that his presidency survived some 25 coup attempts. He served until 1951 and stepped down after finishing his term, passing the presidency to the democratically elected Jacobo Árbenz.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 13, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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