Order of Jose Marti
CUB003 Orden José Martí
- Order was instituted by Law No.1239 of 2 December 1972. The Order was ratified, with new design, by Decree-Law No.30 of 10 December 1979.
- Order is awarded to Cuban and foreign citizens and to Heads of State or Government for great feats in favor of peace and humanity; for valuable and extraordinary contributions in education, culture, science and sport, as well as for extraordinary merits and outstanding attitudes in creative work.
- There are two variations of the orders insignia.
- José Martí - was a Cuban poet, philosopher, essayist.