The City Council of La Orotava has recently presented, within the commemoration of International Book Day, Walking through History. Tribute to Juan José Martínez Sánchez (Carmona), in an act that was attended by the mayor of Orotava, Francisco Linares; the coordinator of the work, Francisco Javier León, and the widow of the teacher and historian, Carmen Carmona.
The book has been conceived as a recognition of the figure of Juan José Martínez Sánchez (1936-2016), of Granada origin, but who spent most of his life in La Orotava, actively participating in various political, educational and educational projects. cultural.
More than 30 authors have participated in this work, whose texts show the personal or professional relationship that they maintained with the honoree, at the same time that they become a source to analyze a multitude of aspects that shaped the villera society in the last third of the 20th century. and the beginning of the XXI.