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Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr

 
 
Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 5, 2014
1. Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr Marker
Inscription.  

En este sitio fue vilmente asesinado
el 25 de enero de 1979, por
las fuerzas del oscurantismo el
Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr
figura señera en la fundación de la
Social-Democracia en Guatemala en la
defensa de la democracia y de las causas
nobles de las mayorias del pais.

Guatemala, 25 enero 2010
Partido Socialista Democratico (PSD)
Asociación Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr

English translation:
On this site was vilely assassinated on
January 25, 1979 by
the forces of darkness
Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr
notable figure in the foundation of
Democratic Socialism in Guatemala in
the defense of democracy and the noble
causes of the majority of the country.

Guatemala, January 25, 2010
Social Democracy Party
Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr Association
 
Erected 2010 by Asociación Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr.
 
Location. 14° 36.86′ N, 90° 30.842′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City
Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 5, 2014
2. Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr Marker
View looking south down Avenida La Reforma with the Escuela Politécnica (Military Academy) on the left of the avenue. The marker is visible here in the lower right of the picture.
, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida La Reforma and Avenida La Reforma and 1a Calle, Zone 9 on Avenida La Reforma. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01009, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Botanical Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Miltary Academy of Guatemala (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Monument of the Star (about 120 meters away); Miguel Garcia Granados (about 180 meters away); The Chapel of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias (about 210 meters away); The Tower of the Reformer (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José Maria Reina Barrios (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Israel and Guatemala Monument (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr. Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr (1927-1979) was a Guatemalan economist and politician, as well as one of the founding members of the Social Democracy political party in Guatemala. He was both Finance Minister and Foreign Minister before being forced into exile in 1970. Upon returning to Guatemala in 1974 he became more involved in politics, becoming elected as a national Representative for Quetzaltenango. While working to organize the Social Democracy Party
Dr. Fuentes Mohr (right) and Walter Hallstein of the European Economic Commision. image. Click for full size.
By EC Audiovisual Service, July 2, 1965
3. Dr. Fuentes Mohr (right) and Walter Hallstein of the European Economic Commision.
he was assassinated during a time of extreme political repression under General Romeo Lucas.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
Grave of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 26, 2018
4. Grave of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr
The grave of Dr. Fuentes Mohr is at the Quetzaltenango General Cemetery. It is about 100 meters to the west after entering the cemetery, on the right of the Fuentes Mohr Family Tomb. It reads:

Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr
1927-1979
“Mi amor a Guatemala no termina con mi muerte. Perdurara siempre en el corazón de los guatemaltecos que luchan por mantener su dignidad y asegurar su libertad.”

English translation:
Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr
1927-1979
"My love for Guatemala does not end with my death. It will always remain in the hearts of Guatemalans who struggle to maintain their dignity and ensure their freedom."
 
 
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