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Patria Mirabal Reyes

One of 3 Dominican Mirabal sisters assassinated in November of 1960 for opposing the routine of dictator Rafael Trujillo. A 4th sister, Dede Mirabal, escaped loss of life on that fateful November time and later opened up a museum in her sisters’ honor. After getting see to a massacre completed by Trujillo, she shaped, with her three sisters, an anti-Trujillo firm called the Motion from the Fourteenth of June. Because of their underground (and afterwards, above-ground) activism, the Mirabal sisters assumed the nickname of Todas las Mariposas (The Butterflies). Her hubby, aswell as the spouses of her sisters Minerva and Maria Teresa, was imprisoned for his politics activism. On the path to go to their husbands in jail, the sisters had been intercepted with a government-ordered assassin. Roque Dalton was another Latin American groundbreaking who was simply murdered for his activism.

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