what's left of the old saladillo neighborhood, partly demolished in the end of the '60s by the executive or central goverment to modernize the downtown of the city of Maracaibo, at the time created high rejection between people and still after 50 years creates a lot of controversy because the lost part of the historical memory with typical structures since the colonial like this ones with high windows and doors and colorful walls.

In these days my friend Alejandro Ferrer Ruíz told me about a song by the spanish band La Union about my city Maracaibo that I never heard before, for those whom understand spanish here's part of lyrics:

he de morir
si un día he de morir
que sea aquí donde yo nací
que sea aquí en Maracaibo.
Si un día he de morir
que sea aquí donde yo nací
que sea aquí en Maracaibo.
Mi vida en Norteamérica
es un desierto de amor
trabajo duro de sol a sol.
Oye mi reina yo quiero estar
donde se juntan selva y mar.
Yo vi gente morir
yo vi gente mezclar
su sangre con el oro negro
en los lagos de Maracaibo".

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