In a work that evokes the leadership of Simón Bolívar with his libertarian sword, this Tuesday the Bicentennial Monument is inaugurated in the immortal Campo de Carabobo, located in the Libertador municipality of the Carabobo state.
The presentation of the 30-meter-high work that simulates the Liberator’s saber, as well as the sculptures that represent the lancers of José Antonio Páez, who led the First Division of the Liberation Army, will be in charge of the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro.
“I come to inaugurate this monument, fixed in a straight line to the altar of the homeland, majestically created in representative art of the XXI century, to signify the construction, the powerful beams with which we are building the Republic, from now on, towards the future of hope that we will create and achieve”, emphasized the dignitary.
In the Campo de Carabobo Monumental Complex there is also a gallery that honors the heroes and heroines who gave their lives in the name of the freedom of Venezuela.
Among the infrastructure works carried out in Campo de Carabobo, the restoration of the Centennial Arch, Monument to the Guard of the Flag and sculptures of Venezuelan heroes also stands out.
“200 years later, I start the commemoration days of the 200 years of the victory of the Carabobo Campaign, 200 years of the consolidation of Colombia la Grande, of the independence of the Venezuelan people”, he stressed.
The Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez; the Vice-president of Political Sovereignty, Security and Peace, Vladimir Padrino López and the Vice-president of Citizen Security and Peace, Carmen Meléndez. Likewise, the President of the National Electoral Council, Pedro Calzadilla, the People’s Power Minister for Public Works, Raúl Paredes, and the Strategic Operational Commander of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, Remigio Ceballos Ichaso, attend.
The act that summoned the presence of the members of the Bicentennial Presidential Commission of the Battle of Carabobo, took place a few days after commemorating the anniversary of the combat that ensured the independence of Venezuela, after a decade of bloody struggle against the Spanish empire.