It has been 200 years since the birth of the thinker and patriot from Guayaquil, Pedro Carbo Noboa, so the Circle of Journalists of Guayas, the Guayaquil City Library and the National Symbols Foundation at 11h15 will place a floral tribute at the monument dedicated to the character in the park named after him, in Pedro Carbo and Victor Manuel Rendon streets, in front of the church Virgen de la Merced.
Journalist German Arteta Vargas, director of the Library, Melvin Hoyos Galarza and Professor Flavio Zuniga Alarcon, will highlight the contribution of the fellow countryman, pioneer of institutions like the Municipal Library and the Alma Mater of Guayaquil, book author, professor, journalist, diplomat, liberal ideologist, etcetera.
Pedro Carbo Noboa founded the University of Guayaquil on October 9, 1883, also the Municipal Museum, on March 14, 1862. Born in Guayaquil on May 19, 1813 and died on December 24, 1894, also in his homeland.
He is buried in the General Cemetery of Guayaquil, right where his statue is located.