On July 5, 1811, Venezuela declared itself independent of the Spanish empire, establishing the state based on republican and federal principles, where seven of the 10 provinces supported the autonomy of the homeland, beginning the First Republic.
Two hundred and ten years later, the country dresses up to celebrate its independence, sovereignty and self-determination.
Bolívar remembered this date in civic military union
In a Civic Military Police union, the commander of the Comprehensive Defense Operational Zone Zodi Bolívar, G / D Enrique Núñez Hernández, together with the mayor of the Angostura del Orinoco municipality and other high authorities, met at 6:00 in the morning in the square. Bolívar, for the raising of the National Pavilion, to start the commemorative acts of the 210 years of the Declaration of Independence.
Once the flag was raised on the mainstay of Bolívar Square, Mass began in the Metropolitan Cathedral, to commemorate the 210 years of that Declaration of Independence, and then with a showy Military Parade, where honors were paid to the Liberator Simón Bolívar with floral offerings before his pedestrian statue, by the civil and military authorities present.
Deputy Adimar Hernández, president of the Bolívar State Legislative Council during the protocol acts stated: “Today we are participating in this commemoration two hundred and ten years later, we are the same and the same heroines of yesterday, but in a different battle now against the empire. , against a criminal blockade and in the midst of a terrible pandemic that plagues all of humanity ”.
Civic military parade and dances set the tone in Trujillo
With floral offerings before the father of the country, a civic-military parade and dances, the Trujillanos commemorated this Monday the 210 years of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela and the Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Fanb).
From the Plaza Bolívar of the Trujillo municipality (capital), Governor Henry Rangel Silva stressed that 210 years ago the wishes of freedom of an entire people were combined in a group of determined men, who met and agreed to declare the independence of Venezuela.
During his speech Rangel Silva mentioned some events that occurred in July 1811 and the actions taken by the Spanish empire, which he compared with the current situation of the country against the North American empire.
“The Spanish empire ignored on that date the legal and legal document of the independence act (…) and proposed to continue in Venezuela and develop warlike actions that ended in 1821 (…) the North American empire, 210 years later, is not only ignoring Venezuela's independence is ignoring its sovereignty and self-determination, similarity between the facts, ”he said.
The event culminated with the presentation of a dance by the students of the Segundo Joaquín Delgado School of Performing Arts.
They commemorate July 5 with a Military Parade in La Guaira
From the Plaza Bolívar Chávez, in La Guaira, the Military Parade was held to commemorate the 210 years of the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela.
The events were led by the governor in charge of La Guaira, José Manuel Suárez: the Commander of the Zodi, Vice Admiral, Ramón Zambrano, components of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) and authorities of the region.
The Brigadier General, César Augusto Febres Cabello, second Commander of the Zodi La Guaira, was the speaker of order, who highlighted the importance of the "society of patriots in the independence process, an example of union, forces and libertarian ideals" , which are still in force in Bolívar and Chávez.
Mayor Terán, conferred the Gual and Spain Order, in its only class, to Brigadier General César Augusto Febres Ceballos, “we are highlighting the work of the Armed Forces and those men who continue to fight for the independence of the country, for sovereignty and Bolivarian ideals, ”said Terán.
The Medal of Honor of Merit was also conferred on Douglas Zambrano Sánchez, for his work in the recovery of the technical teams of the FANB, by the regional government.
Bolívar entered Barcelona on horseback
In the Plaza Bolívar of Barcelona, civil, military, police and popular power authorities of the Anzoátegui state held this Monday, July 5, the act in commemoration of the 210th anniversary of the signing of the Act of Independence and Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces ( FANB).
Bolívar on horseback made a triumphal entrance to the capital square, accompanied by the Negro Primero and a peasant soldier of the Nation, to read the Act of Independence, and thus start the acts of such an important date, in front of 185 men and women military and police, who carried out the military parade.
The protector of the state, Luis José Marcano and the president of the regional Legislative Council, Yolimar Ledezma, led the protocol acts, which highlighted the historical challenge that the empowered people have to preserve Independence and continue on the path of building socialism.
Larenses relived moments of the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela
The Governor of Lara state, Adolfo Pereira led commemorative events to the 210 years of the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela, from the Plaza Bolívar de Sarare, Simón Planas municipality, together with Mayor Jean Ortiz.
Ortiz organized the activity, with the participation of the boy Mauricio Torrealba, who, dressed as Simón Bolívar, proclaimed: "In the name of God, today we are free and sovereign," then he recalled the events that occurred in the Battle of Carabobo, and closed by pointing out the importance of the signing of the act of independence on July 5, 1811.
Meanwhile, in the capital of Lara, civil, military and community authorities gathered, this July 5 in the Bolívar square in Barquisimeto, for a formal act presided over by the Mayor of the Iribarren Municipality, Luis Jonás Reyes Flores, together with the president of the Council. Legislative of the state Lara, deputy Ramón Suárez.
The events carried out in 1811 as a legislative and political act that frees Venezuela from the Spanish yoke, also had expression in the Plaza Bolívar de Cabudare, capital of the Palavecino municipality.
There, the current Mayor, Mirna Vies de Álvarez, participated dressed in her uniform as a Lieutenant of the Bolivarian National Militia, highlighting the historical significance of obtaining freedom as a nation. The activity was accompanied by Belkys Gómez, secretary of the Public Policy Council in Lara.
Meanwhile, Orlando Miranda, mayor of Quibore, led a military parade together with the popular power, in the historic center of Quíbor (Jiménez).
Towards the border municipality, with the Zulia region of Venezuela, Pedro León Torres (Carora) also made an ecological offering before the bust of the Liberator Simón Bolívar, chaired by councilor José Gil, head of the Torrense Municipal Council.
They defend the historical legacy of freedom in Monagas
From the Plaza Bolívar in the city of Maturín, the town of Monagas commemorated, together with the Bolivarian Government and the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), the 210 years of the Declaration of Independence.
With formal acts and delivery of floral offerings, the civil and military authorities paid honors to the Father of the Nation, Simón Bolivar, for this historic date that sealed the freedom of the Venezuelan people.
The delivery of the wreath was presided over by the Major General, Julio Ramón Barrios Torres, Commander of the Integral Defense Operational Zone (ZODI) 52 Monagas, who was accompanied by the Secretary General of the government in the entity, Carlos Flores; and by the commanders of military units in the region and directors of citizen security bodies.
With the phrase "July 5, 1811 is constituted as the date of birth of independent Venezuela," declared the speaker of order, Dr. Luis Peñalver. He argued that the historical experiences of those times must endure in the new generations of men and women so that the continuity of the Homeland is guaranteed.
Meanwhile, the Major General, Julio Ramón Barrios Torres, assured that the commitment of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces in the defense of sovereignty is present in every action they undertake.
He recalled that achieving freedom was not an easy task, so for ten years after the declaration of independence, they fought armed with courage and a lot of ethics against the Spanish forces.
He stressed that this date is important in the military component, because this day is also celebrated on the day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) of Venezuela in tribute to the independence struggle of the Liberator Simón Bolívar and the men in arms.
With a cultural act and a unique revolutionary offering they commemorated the Independence in Barinas
With a solemn act in civic-military union, the 210 years of the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela and the Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) were commemorated in Barinas.
The activity took place in the afternoon of this Monday, in Bolívar Square in the city of Barinas and was led by Governor Argenis Chávez, G / B Jesús De la Rosa, commander of the 93 Caribbean Brigade, and the G / B Leonardo Vinci, commander of the Bolivarian National Guard in the entity.
As part of the programming, a cultural event was held, as well as a unique revolutionary offering. There was also the launch of 21 salvos to commemorate the 100 months of the physical departure of former President Hugo Chávez Frías.
The speaker in order was Colonel Luis Manuel Araujo, second commander of the 93rd Caribbean Security and Development Brigade G / J Ezequiel Zamora, who stated that the Venezuelan military remains firm to defend the sovereignty and peace of the country.
Carabobo town celebrates Independence
The governor of Carabobo, Rafael Lacava, led this Monday the commemorative events of the Independence Day of Venezuela from the Plaza Bolívar in Valencia.
Accompanied by his executive cabinet and popular power, the regional president specified that the libertarian and independence spirit of 210 years ago remains in force in the hearts of every Venezuelan who deeply loves the country.
“210 years have passed since that July 5, 1810, that have forged the courage of all those who passed here, of all those who offered their lives to bring us here. Venezuela and Venezuelans are free, sovereign and independent and this will be the case for the next few years, ”he said.
Lacava assured that today more than ever, Carabobo has a standing town that remains in constant struggle.
Yaracuyanos commemorated 210 years of the signing of the Act of Independence
With protocol acts and offering to the father of the country Simón Bolívar, civil and military authorities and the people of Yaracuy
This Monday, July 05, they commemorated the 210 years since the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela.
The central act was held in the Plaza Bolívar de San Felipe, where cultural and protocol activities were held in commemoration of the act that started the fight for the definitive independence of Bolívar's homeland.
The Secretary General of the Government, Juan Torrealba, recalled the history of such a memorable date. He highlighted that “in the Congress of 1810 there was a dilemma, a group of legislators wanted mediated independence, still supporting the Spanish empire and another group of legislators wanted absolute and full independence, the sovereignty and independence of the peoples, winning the latter proposal".
He mentioned that the fraction promoted from the patriotic Council by Simón Bolívar and Francisco de Miranda prevailed and it was there that the patriotic feat for the full liberation of Venezuela from the Spanish yoke began.
For his part, Brigadier General Wolman Guevara Sotillo, head of zone 41 command of the Bolivarian National Guard, who served as speaker of order, assured that 210 years after the signing of the definitive independence, battles for the homeland sovereignty.
Zulia commemorates July 5 with a military parade and delivery of offering to El Libertador
In commemoration of the 210 years of the declaration of the Independence of Venezuela and the Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and the people of Zulia carried out a military parade and delivery of an offering of green leaves to the equestrian statue. of El Libertador in the Plaza Bolívar de Maracaibo.
The governor of the state of Zulia, Omar Prieto Fernández, stressed that in the face of the great difficulties that the current North American empire imposes on Venezuelans, there is a people made soldiers willing to fight for the free and sovereign homeland.
Also present at the commemoration activity was the first combatant Jesica Lucena; G / D Manuel Castillo Rengifo, Commander of the Comprehensive Defense Operational Zone (ZODI); Ángela Fernández, president of the Legislative Council of the state of Zulia; members of the Fanb and the people of Zulia.
Also present were the mayor of Maracaibo, Willy Casanova, mayor of San Francisco, Dirwings Arrieta, Pedro Duarte, mayor of Cabimas, Orlando Urdaneta, mayor of La Cañada de Urdaneta, among other government and military personalities.
Signing of the Act of Independence was commemorated in Apureñas lands
This July 5, from the Plaza Bolívar of the capital city, in the morning the Bolivarian Government of the Apure State, commemorated the 210 years of the signing of the Act of Independence of Venezuela in a civic-military act.
This activity was very colorful, with the presentation of cultural events and historical dramatizations mentioning the signing of the Act of Independence.
It is worth mentioning that the event was chaired by the Governor of the Apure State, Ramón Carrizalez, together with the military high command such as G / D Leonardo Alfredo Bello Ortega Commander of Zodi 31 Apure, Rear Admiral Joel Mena Soret Commander of the 6th Fluvial Infantry Brigade, Mayor Ofelia Padrón, different state authorities and organized popular power.
The regional authority addressed those present adding “In these times of blockade and imperial pretensions is where the homeland grows, we will defend independence in any scenario that comes our way. Chávez Vive, the country continues, ”Carrizalez said.
To conclude, the regional authorities thanked the main actor in this activity, as well as the organized popular power, which in a planned way took over the emblematic space of the Llanera capital, represented by the political directors of the axes, Ubch structures, those responsible for the Local Committees of Supply and Production, Spokespersons and Spokespersons of the Communal Councils.
With flag-raising, delta authorities honored July 5
This Monday with floral offerings to the equestrian monument of the father of the country in the Plaza Bolívar in Tucupita, they saved the 210 years of July 5, 1811, the day of the Declaration of Independence and the day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB).
The event was headed by the Secretary of Government of the Delta Amacuro state, Alexander Amares, the Mayor of the Tucupita municipality, Loa Tamaronis, Vice Admiral Euclides Brito, commander of the Integral Defense Zone (Zodi) Delta Amacuro and other civil and military authorities, that together they honored the Liberator Simón Bolívar and raised the national flag.
The mayor of Tucupita, Loa Tamaronis, expressed her appreciation for such an important date: “We commemorate 210 years of the Independence of the Homeland from the Spanish Empire, fighting and battling for our dignity, today we raise our national tricolor that through the Bolivarian Revolution we continue defending, committed to Venezuela, for the free homeland of Bolívar ”.
The Commander of the Zodi, Vice Admiral Euclides Brito, congratulated and reiterated the firm determination of the FANB to be and accompany the Bolivarian Government in the genuine defense of the interests of the people and the homeland.
With information from the correspondents Ivannia Moreno, Rebeca Viloria, Luis Ortega, Vivian Ariza, Carmen Luzardo, Greissy Marcano, Naiyelis Garcés, Gushani Borges, Carlos Vielma, Mayerlin González, Ámbar Montilla and Leylianith Cedeño