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When duty calls (+ Audio + Photos)

Florida, Nov. 5 – Carlota, a Lucumí black woman who starred in the uprising of the slaves of the sugar mill “Triunvirato” in the province of Matanzas, on November 5, 1843, did not know, could not know, that she would be born again on land Africana more than a century later, in a clear reaffirmation of the historical and cultural ties between Cuba and Africa. Baltazar Alonso, the former 1st Lieutenant of the Angola Southern Front Headquarters, scrutinizes her memory and relives those difficult days. We recommend the following work on ¨Operación Carlota¨ and specifically the Cassigan Massacre
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