Morelia, Michoacán.- The municipal president of Morelia, Raúl Morón Orozco, headlined the events of homage to the memory of the hero of the Independence of Mexico, Mariano Matamoros, on his CCVI anniversary luctuous, in the portal that to this day bears his name, in the Center Morelia Historical.
Accompanied by authorities such as the mayor of Jantetelco, Morelos, Juan Felipe Dominguez Robles; the president of the Board of Directors of the State Congress, Antonio Madriz Estrada, in addition to military and members of his administration, led the series of events in his memory.
Raúl Morón heads tribute to Mariano Matamoros on her CCVI anniversary
Raúl Morón, remembered Matamoros as a man of firm convictions, which led him to join the movement he led in the region José María Morelos y Pavón, to the degree of becoming one of his main generals, in the period between 1810 and 1814.
For his part, Juan Domínguez, keynote speaker of the ceremony and mayor of Jantetelco, a Morel municipality where matamoros once served as a priest, celebrated the dedication and commitment that this character had to his people, which he kept until his last moments and finally to be shot on February 3, 1814, in the portal that today bears his name, in the Historic Center of Morelia.
After waving the flag at half-mast and depositing a floral offering in his memory, a theatrical performance was made about the character, in which they highlighted key points of his life that ultimately led him to become one of the main heroes Insurgents.