Personalities

Vicente García

Vicente García

Vicente García, president of the Republic of Cuba in Arms 1877-1878, was born in the Real Street of Las Tunas city in January 23th of 1833. Vicente García was born with a silver spoon in one's mouth and he carried out their first studies in Las Tunas city and then it traveled to Santiago de Cuba, where he studied in San Basilio El Magno Seminary. From very young he showed their interest for the Independence cause, because he didn't support the abuses that Cuban people suffered ... read more

El Cucalambé

El Cucalambé

Juan Cristóbal Nápoles Fajardo (Cucalambé) was born among an eminently agricultural and cattle raising population, in Las Tunas, July 1 of 1829. His father, Manuel Agustín Naples Estrada, was proprietor of lands in the property Cornito in the outskirts of Las Tunas city, where he lived until 29 years old, being nurtured of the wise one bucolic that circulates for his compositions ... read more

Francisco Varona González

Francisco Varona González

Francisco Varona González, great Cuban revolutionary that began his conspiratorial works in 1865, was born in June 15 of 1832 in Ventorrillo estate, in Las Tunas city. Francisco Varona González passed his childhood in a roomy mansion, property of his parents: Esteban Ignacio de Varona and doña Catalina Ezequiela González ... read more

Norge Batista Albuerne

Norge Batista Albuerne

Norge Batista Albuerne, is a Cuban musician, singer-songwriter, guitar player and composer, born in October 30th of 1969 in Las Tunas city. Norge Batista Albuerne is a young man, exponent of the movement that could be denominated the novísima trova, artistic and musical movement born as expression of the Cuban Revolution ... read more

Guillermo de Jesus Vidal Ortiz

Guillermo de Jesus Vidal Ortiz

Guillermo de Jesus Vidal Ortiz, outstanding writer from Las Tunas city, was born February 10th of 1952. He is considered the reformist of the Cuban narrative of eighties in the XX century. Guillermo de Jesus Vidal Ortiz’s father, Alcides Vidal, was soldering iron, and his mother Zoila Ortiz, still alive, is housewife. He had two siblings, Marilín and Alcides. For family circumstances, he was raised by his paternal uncles where his aunt Lilandia Vidal took charge of his upbringing ... read more