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Assassination of Maria Chinchilla

 
 
Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
1. Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker
Inscription.
En este lugar
fue vilmente asesinada la maestra
"Maria Chinchilla"
el Sindicato de Trabajadores de
la Educacion de Guatemala - STEG
le rinde un homenaje postumo en
el cincuentenario
de su fallecimiento
Guatemala, 25 de junio de 1994

English translation:
At this location the teacher
Maria Chinchilla
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. Touch 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
Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
2. Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker
Looking west along 17a Calle.
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 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). 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.
 
Categories. EducationLabor Unions
 
Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 13, 2016
3. Assassination of Maria Chinchilla Marker
Looking east along 17a Calle towards the intersection with 6a Avenida.
An undated photo of Maria Chinchilla image. Click for full size.
4. An undated photo of Maria Chinchilla
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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