From early hours on November 2, the capital's cemeteries opened their doors to receive the thousands of visitors who come to the cemeteries every year to honor the memory of their loved ones.
The municipal authorities joined this commemoration and visited the capital's cemeteries where they participated in a mass in memory of the Faithful Departed and placed floral offerings on the monuments of the Heroes and Martyrs who gave their lives so that the new generations today enjoy a Free Homeland.
“This morning, as every year accompanying the thousands and thousands of families who come to visit their Dead Saints in each of the cemeteries, we feel very honored, also what could we have done without that dedication of love, solidarity, patriotism of our Heroes and Martyrs who gave their lives for our homeland”, expressed Mayor Reyna Rueda, from the Periférico cemetery.
Also, he shared that, in attention to the families, a day was held in the previous days, to guarantee the cleaning, renovation and maintenance works in all municipal cemeteries.
The General Cemetery was attended by the Vice Mayor Enrique Armas Rosales and the Secretary of the Managua Council, Jennifer Porras López, accompanied by the councilors of the commune, where they placed floral offerings to the monuments of the Heroes and Martyrs Camilo Ortega Saavedra, Julio Buitrago, compañero Bismarck Martínez and the victims of the 1972 earthquake.
"Our solidarity with all the families that come to the cemetery to fix, to remember their relatives, it is a custom every November 2 to visit the cemeteries and as every year an excellent job of cleaning and ornamentation has been done, we have announced in the councils that have carried out the construction of a new cemetery in the area of Esquipulas in District V, for this new five-year period” reported Armas.