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Regions join the commemorative events for the Battle of Carabobo

This Monday, June 24, they remembered the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo with floral offerings and civic-military events.

The Bolívar squares of the country's state capitals were the setting for the commemorative events of the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo, this Monday, June 24.

In the state of Bolívar, it was the square of the historic capital of the country where the civic-military union rescued and highlighted the values ​​of what was experienced on June 24, 1821, values ​​that they assured remain intact in the face of the claims of foreign interests that seek to take over the country. .

The Secretary General of the Government, Brizeida Quiñones, representing Governor Ángel Marcano, explained that the same gallantry of those soldiers under the command of El Libertador Simón Bolívar, “remains in the DNA of the people who today walk the streets together with President Nicolás Maduro carrying the flag of hope.”

Quiñones explained that after more than 203 years, the desire and fervor for the defense of the country has not diminished, which is why he assured that from each "trench of social, economic, political and cultural struggle we will continue side by side, achieving the greatest sum of possible happiness for the people.”

The commander of the ZODI Bolívar, G/D Enio Flores León, confirmed that the civil-military union “will continue to be the key to the victories to come,” while pointing out that the entire FANB maintains its commitment to defense with sovereignty in the face of any scenery.

“It is our Bolivarian Army, full of that same spirit and with that same conviction that managed to defeat the Spanish empire 203 years ago, which today is 100% prepared to confront the enemies of the Homeland and repeat the victory,” said the Commander of the ZODI Bolívar.


The Secretary General of the government, Brizeida Quiñones, led the protocol acts, where she paid honors to the Liberator Simón Bolívar, the customary floral offering, accompanied by the commander of the ZODI Bolívar, G/D Enio Flores León, other representatives of the regional cabinet and vital forces popular.

Monagas commemorates the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo and National Army Day

Bolívar Square in Maturín, capital of the Monagas state, was the perfect setting to commemorate the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo and the National Army Day with a mass and a civic-military parade by the members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and the police forces.

The protocol event, held this Monday, June 24, was headed by the secretary of popular power for public management; Cosme Arzolay, who was representing Governor Ernesto Luna along with Brigadier General Luis Concega López Romero, militia commander of the ZODI Monagas; the president of the Socialist Legislative Council of the Monagas state (Clsem), Reinaldo Astudillo; who offered a floral offering to the Father of the Nation, Simón Bolívar.

Meanwhile, the commander of the 32 Caribbean Brigade Yusti Castillo, who served as speaker of order, during his speech highlighted that Venezuela achieved on a day like today, 203 years ago, the definitive voice of freedom, taking into account that on the 24th June 1821, the Battle of Carabobo gave the great victory to the patriot army.

He indicated that today they immortalize a historical moment in which Venezuela advanced firmly and decisively towards the definitive course of independence, after 300 years of colonialism and colonial domination.

“Black First” Decorations

In the event, Captain Eduardo Antonio Pérez was awarded in his only class with the order of army merit; while, in its third class, Ángel David Gamboa Mata and María de los Ángeles Rondón received the “Negro Primero” merit medal.

In Sucre they commemorated the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo 

Bolívar Square in the city of Cumaná, in the state of Sucre; It was the ideal setting for regional and military authorities to commemorate the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo and Bolivarian National Army Day.

With a stop and military maneuvers; In addition to a floral offering before the pedestrian monument of the Liberator Simón Bolívar, authorities paid honor to the Father of the Nation.

The governor of the eastern region, Gilberto Pinto, emphasized that the Battle of Carabobo was one of the most important military events that paved the way for the independence of Venezuela. 

“This battle is part of the Venezuelan ideology, with it our country launched a cry of hope in its fight to achieve freedom. This battle honors a people who took up arms to consecrate the independence of the nation,” exalted Pinto.

The regional leader emphasized the skill, training, gallantry and bravery of the men and women who make up the ranks of the glorious Bolivarian Army that crossed borders to achieve peace and freedom for the people of America.

“Today, we once again live a tough battle to remain free and sovereign. Today, our social conquests are threatened, and even the very integrity of our territory and resources, by those who went around the world to ask for sanctions, blockades and the invasion of our homeland,” the governor exalted.

In this sense, the highest authority of the state assured that they will fight with the same impetus and rebellious and unbreakable spirit to guarantee the integrity of the nation. For this reason, he urged the Venezuelan soldiers to maintain unity and organization because they are the elementary principles to guarantee victory in each battle.

“You must maintain the union and achieve the necessary organization to achieve victory against the same enemy as always, which is nothing more than North American imperialism and the big names, who insist with the blockades and the theft of our assets in the foreign; That is why we must strengthen ourselves and unite in our fight to rise to the occasion and raise the flags of victory in this battle that the country calls upon us today,” said Pinto.

Falcón joined the commemoration of the Battle of Carabobo and Army Day 

Nearly 300 men and women from the different components of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces participated in the military parade, located around the small square where the statue of the father of the country Simón Bolívar is located.

Also honored were the members of the Bolivarian Army who, with clear love for the Homeland, defend the sovereignty and self-determination of the Venezuelan people.

Next, a man on horseback, a soldier in the patriot uniform, burst into the scene to read the report about the events that led to the victory on June 24, 1821.

The civil and military authorities proceeded to place the wreath before the kidnapped statue of Simón Bolívar. The first instance was the Regional Executive headed by the presiding judge Anaid Hernández and the secretary of citizen security, G/B Miguel Morales Miranda, representing Governor Victor Clark.

Order Speaker

The commander of the Operational Zone of Comprehensive Maritime Defense and Western Insult (Zodimainoc), VA Andrés Eloy Arbeláez, was in charge of giving the speech in which he took those present to the heat of the fight, to the sound of swords, to the libertarian cries.

“May the Battle of Carabobo live forever in our hearts, may we have that libertarian army present, meaning that June 24 was a popular victory that reaffirmed the Venezuelan people,” he said.

For his part, the commander of the Comprehensive Defense Operational Zone (Zodi) Falcón, VA Félix Arnós Rodríguez highlighted that the ideals are more valid than ever, which is why he invited all the people in perfect civic-military-police union not to lower the guard against imperialist pretensions.

Anzoátegui commemorated 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo

The events began with the raising of the Flag and an ornamental offering to the Father of the Nation in Plaza Bolívar in the complex of squares in the historic center of Barcelona.

Governor Luis Marcano led the event, accompanied by Mayor Sugey Herrera, the president of the Legislative Council, Andrés Márquez, military authorities and popular power.

For the symbolic act, a military parade was held with more than 200 military and police officials, who paid honors to the authorities present.

During his speech, the regional president recognized the struggle of all the men and women of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, of the members of the Bolivarian Army.

“Today we come to remember that we are a sovereign people committed to justice, we bring the message of liberators, of Commander Hugo Chávez and of all our heroes and heroines reiterating our commitment to those who gave freedom,” said Marcano, while He stated that the only way to guarantee the Bolivarian Revolution that President Nicolás Maduro leads today is to maintain peace and sovereignty.

For his part, José Ángel Rodríguez, Second Commander of the 83rd Army Logistics Brigade “GD. José de Austria”, served as speaker of the order and highlighted the independence feat.

Rodríguez recalled that years of domination were buried in the fields of Carabobo, after "the heroic deed that marked the destiny of our nation."

Guárico commemorated 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo

This Monday, June 24, in a civic – military – police union, Guárico commemorated in the rain the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo and the Day of the Bolivarian Army.

During the solemn ceremony, held in the Plaza Bolívar in San Juan de los Morros, honors were paid to the father of the country, Simón Bolívar, with a floral offering by the Guariqueño Executive train, the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and other public organizations of the state.

Through his social networks, Governor José Vásquez highlighted that “we commemorate that June 24, 1821 in Carabobo where our independence was definitively sealed. “203 years ago the father of the country, Simón Bolívar, together with the Liberating army, defeated the Spanish in a heroic battle.”

He wrote that “today Carabobo reminds us of the historical legacy of the fight for the independence and sovereignty of the country,” ensuring that “we will continue to defend it in honor of our liberators.”

The activity was threatened by dance groups that held cultural presentations alluding to that decisive battle in the liberation of Caracas.

203 years of the Battle of Carabobo and Army Day are commemorated in Cojedes

With an ornamental offering before the Father of the Nation and a protocol act, the civil and military authorities of the Cojedes state together with the popular power commemorated the 203 years of the battle that was part of the history of Venezuelan independence, and also celebrated the day of the Bolivarian Army , event held in Plaza Bolívar de Tinaco, this June 24.

The civic-military event led by the commander of the Zodi 34 Cojedes, G/D Miguel Oscar Cuadros; The mayor of the Tinaco municipality, Juan Carlos Zamora, and other authorities, was graced by the historian Armando González Segovia, who served as keynote speaker.

Cuadros pointed out that during this significant event they were remembering history, emphasizing that there are three important events they are commemorating, the Battle of Carabobo, the day of the Bolivarian Army and the heroic death of Negro Primero.

He highlighted that four officers were awarded the “Black First” Medal of Merit, in its only class, who have distinguished themselves in important activities carried out in favor of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and the people.

Also, the commander of the Zodi Cojedes, mentioned that the event included a cultural event where we remembered those historical deeds with plays, "you have to put your hand on your heart and see what these artists represent," he said.

They celebrate in Maracaibo the 203 years of the Battle of Carabobo 

The two hundred and three years of the Battle of Carabobo were completed and representatives of the components, Army, Navy, Aviation, National Guard and Bolivarian Militia, celebrated it martially in the Plaza Bolívar in Maracaibo.

Civil and military authorities paid honors to the Father of the Nation in the heart of the regional public powers, in an act chaired by the Division General, Henry David Rodríguez Martínez, commander of the ZODI number 11 Zulia, with the presence of the military corps stationed in the region.

According to the program, after the floral offerings before the Father of the Nation, the decree celebrating the date was read, 34 officers were decorated and the activity culminated with an eye-catching cultural activity.

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