Vicente Tosta Carrasco
(1886–1930) was provisional President of Honduras
for ten months, from 30 April 1924 through 1 February 1925.
1919. Civil war breaks out and the target is to take Santa Rosa, by the liberal forces who submitted first on 25 July, the towns of La Esperanza and Intibucá cities, commanded by General José Ramirez who died in the revolt. Commanders: Colonel Vicente Tosta Carrasco, Colonel Flavio Del Cid, Colonel Gregorio Ferrera and after this trigger military leave for the "Sultana of the West" with a good army who to be spotted, in an attempt to stop strengthening the guard of the town hall and prepare both the soldiers and citizens to fight that has no place until 16 August of that year, to defend the city are the commander of arms Attorney Jesus Maria Rodriguez, Colonel Alfonso Ferrari, General and Colonel Vicente Ayala, with 400 soldiers and after several hours of siege, the city was delivered and the revolutionary forces marched north to the city, en route to San Pedro Sula, Cortes also fall into their power. The U.S. diplomat accredited to Honduras, Mr. Sambola Jones, request the resignation of President Francisco Bertrand as a result of the events in Gracias, La Esperanza, Santa Rosa, Santa Barbara and San Pedro Sula. The government passed into the hands of the Liberal General Rafael Lopez Gutierrez (1854–1924), the February 1, 1920. This conflict caused the deaths of 800 people.
1924. The revolution broke out between the... Read More