Leona Vicario

This statue honors Leona Vicario, (1789-1842), a supporter of the Mexican War of Independence, and wife of Andrés Quintana Roo, a fellow insurgent. She was named by then President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna as the “Sweet Mother of the Fatherland.”.

Printed from chetumal.com (Leona Vicario - Chetumal.com - Gateway to the Costa Maya, México)