Who’s Henry Reeve? Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban medicine, perpetuates Brooklyn’s son (+ Photos)

By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol

May, 2020.- The American Henry Reeve, El Inglesito(The Englishman), is known throughout the world more for the work of the International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics that is honored with his name, than for the solidarity of the brave combatant who gave his life for the independence of Cuba against Spanish colonialism.

When Ignacio Agramonte’s fall in combat was officially verified by the Cuban Government in Arms, immediately, on June 13, Major General Máximo Gómez left to take over the leadership of the Center Department.

On the 30th, Gómez’s forces crossed the town of Jobabo and on July 1, they camped at the La Aurora farm in Najasa, where the Cavalry Headquarters was located. Gomez is received on July 6 by Inglesito and General Julio Sanguily. That day, with the announcement of the arrival of the escort, Reeve spoke for the first time as El Mayor, referring to Ignacio Agramonte. (Leer más en esta entrada)



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