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Jose Marti - 28-01-1853 / 19-05-1895

JosÚ Marti

The brigade is named after the Cuban freedomfighter, poet and philosopher JosÚ Marti (1853 - 1895). Marti devoted his life to ending colonial rule in Cuba and to preventing the island from falling under the control of any country (including the United States) whose political ideologies were inimical to the principles he held. With those goals, and with the conviction that the freedom of the Caribbean was crucial to Latin American security and to the balance of power in the world, he devoted his talents to the forging of a nation. Thus, the scope of his work: he was a revolutionary, a guide, and more importantly, a mentor. His vast experience and education enabled him to move comfortably in the most diverse fields, which is what makes his teachings so rich to us indeed.

Websites about JosÚ Marti:
JosÚ MartÝ: Apostle of Cuban Independence
Histoire de Cuba - Jose Marti (French)
JosÚ Marti: PoŰt and revolutionair
JosÚ MartÝ (1853-1895)