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Martyrs day

Posted 09/01/2022

President, Laurentino Cortizo, led the ceremonies commemorating the 58th anniversary of the patriotic deed of January 9, 1964, a historic event that led to the negotiations of a new treaty and the reversal of the Panama Canal into Panamanian hands.

"We remember with respect the brave struggle of our patriots, as part of the process that carried our flag to the top of Cerro Ancón, where today it flies victorious," said Cortizo.

The president placed a wreath at the Ascanio Arosemena Training Center, where the Eternal Flame is located, a monument in honor of the 21 martyrs who offered their lives in the fight for national sovereignty.

"That Thursday afternoon, the institutes made the decision to enforce the binational agreement that required the raising of the Panamanian flag together with the American one," said Luis Nava, speaker at the commemorative event.

Different groups concentrated on the monuments on Avenida de los Mártires to commemorate the patriotic flag raising.


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