Watch the video for “La Putana” by La Batucada Guaricha

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A song that tells an inspiring story of revolution.

The group originating from Colombia The Batucada Guarichahas released his new music video “La Putana”, a theme that tells a fascinating story based on real events. Both the song and the video pay tribute to the people who fought in the Colombian labor revolutions. Mainly to women, because without the initiative of Ana: “there would be no revolution.”

Below we leave you the video and keep reading to know the details.

Ana was a Colombian woman dedicated to prostitution during the 1920s. Most of her clients were workers from the Tropical Oil Company, company that began oil exploitation in Colombia. The workers lived in terrible conditions of all kinds: health, work, food and without public services. In her work as a prostitute she also experienced inequality.

Thus, with empathy and in the secrecy of his home, he organized all these people to rise up against the brutalities. And on February 10, 1923, on the banks of Barrancabermeja, he gathered several women and men to found the Workers Union and end injustices.

That’s why, “La Putana” of The Batucada Guaricha It can be seen as a “historical archive”, because in five minutes and with a lot of creativity it remembers with honor the great work of Ana and the hidden women in history.


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