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1. Decree No. 369 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: (I).-in accordance with rule 131, 22 ° Ordinal of the Constitution of the Republic, is Faculty of this organ of State, granted to individuals or populations, titles, honorary distinctions and gratuities, compatible with the form of Government established by relevant services to the homeland.
II.-that article 6, literal c) honorary distinctions, rewards and titles Act, establishes that the honorary distinctions of remarkable and distinguished or accomplished, in their order of importance, may be granted to Salvadoran people and foreign residents, when services or contributions that have been given to the homeland, is related to the dissemination and use of science art, culture, education and sport or any other form of altruistic or collective service; such a way that represents an undeniable benefit for the Salvadoran Government or its inhabitants.
III. the citizen Felipe Cándido Romero, sociologist, originally from the municipality of Apastepeque of the Department of San Vicente, who passed away on March 7, the year 2014, at a young age was recognized as a student and whose dedication to the study, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, earned him the recognition to be elected among the two best students of El Salvador to represent them in Honduras-Tegucigalpa in the unique and important national centre of training of teachers, the College of teachers "Francisco Morazán", in which chose the specialty of Arts and social sciences, graduating in 1959 in the first promotion of the Centre; also, overcoming desires led him to continue his studies, obtaining his degree in sociology at the University of El Salvador in 1968.
IV.-that the effort and dedication shown throughout his career, allowed him to play in different positions, as primary teacher, lecturer and instructor at several universities of El Salvador; Coordinator with the rank of Director of pedagogical school of Normal city, in charge which introduced to the career teaching many young of Apastepeque; Programmer's sociology of education of the Ministry of education; Teaching Assistant Manager of the body guard of children; Pedagogue of the Salvadoran minors Council; Chief of the training section technique of the Council Salvadoran minor; Programs interns of the Council Salvadoran minor Chief; and his latest work of the Coordinator of the teaching career at the University of Sonsonate.
V that the citizen Felipe Cándido Romero received many recognitions for his merits and contributions to the country, which include: Medal of Honor 2 to the merit of the city of Apastepeque in the year of 1964; The promotion of the third cycle of Apastepeque nomination in 1970; "Gonzalo Pérez Apastepeque1988" Medal; He son of the city of Apastepeque in 2008 "Social, educational and religious work in Apastepeque"; so also, he was the founder of on July 23 of the Apastepecano teachers; Chairman of the directors of the Apastepecano teachers; Chairman of the directors of the Barrio El Calvario; President of the Committee of construction of the current communal house; and President of the Committee of celebration of the 75th anniversary of the appointment of city Apastepeque.
VI.-that by the foregoing, is coming to give the distinction of honorable postmortem of "distinguished citizen of El Salvador", Don Felipe Cándido Romero, in recognition of his invaluable contributions to human knowledge, that has been a benefit to the Republic of El Salvador.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of MEPs and the members: María Elizabeth Gómez Perla, Juan Pablo Herrera Rivas, Julio César Miranda Quezada, Jose Gabriel Murillo Duarte, Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solís, Guadalupe Antonio Vásquez Martínez and Eugenio Donato Vaquerano Rivas.
DECREES: Article 1.-declare the master Felipe Cándido Romero, "distinguished citizen of El Salvador", post-mortem, in recognition of his invaluable contributions to human knowledge, which has represented a benefit for the Republic of El Salvador.
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, in the fifth day of the month of may of the year two thousand and sixteen.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.
GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALBANEZ DE ESCOBAR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ, THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
3 WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ABILIO ORESTES RODRIGUEZ MENJIVAR, JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, twenty-seven days of the month of may of the year two thousand and sixteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of the Interior and Territorial Development.
D. O. N ° 99 volume N ° 411 date: May 30, 2016.
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