Cedillo to Declare Dia de Latinoamerica in Los Angeles


October 19, 2015

WHAT: Press Conference to Declare Dia de Latinoamerica.

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, Council District 1; Marco Antonio Valverde Carrasco, Consul General of Bolivia; Jorge Tagle Canelo, Consul General of Chile; Diego Jaramillo, Consul General of Ecuador; Pablo Mario Ordoñez, Consul General of Honduras; Leopoldo Castrillo, Consul General of Nicaragua; Raquel Alfaro, Consul General of Panamá; Roberto Benitez Fernandez, Consul General of Paraguay; Emb. Liliana Cino, Consul General of Perú,; Celeste Jimenez, Consul General of Republica Dominicana; Emb. Luis Sica, Consul General of Uruguay; Carlos Jimenez, Office of Consul General of México.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Press Room Behind Council Chambers, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHYCouncilmember Cedillo, for the second consecutive year, will declare Tuesday, October 20th as ‘Dia de Latinoamerica’ in the City of Los Angeles. In collaboration with the consulate offices representing Latin America, Cedillo will declare that Los Angeles is the city with the highest population of Latinos in the country and will recognize the important contributions Latin American communities have made in the economic and political development of the City of Los Angeles. 

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