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Daniela Mercury, Wife Malu Verçosa Mercury on LGBTI Rights at UN

Nov 21, 2015 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, November 20 2015 At a special event on LGBTI rights in Latin America, Senior UN adviser on LGBT rights Charles Radcliffe, said that while   “some of the most progressive laws in the world have been put in place” in the region, “some of the highest levels of hate crimes, prejudice and stigma” are also taking place. “A lot of people are surprised when they hear about the enormous progress that has been made in many countries in Latin America. Some of the most progressive laws in the world have been put in place. Very innovative new social [Read More]

Colombian Independence Day Parade of New York

Jul 26, 2015 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photo by: Yvone Varela/EuropaNewswire JACKSON HEIGHTS(QUEENS), New York, USA, July 26 2015 — ( By Albin Lohr-Jones/EuropaNewswire ) – Thousands of Colombian-Americans and New Yorkers of all backgrounds converged on Queens today to celebrate the 15th Annual Colombian Independence Day Parade. The parade, a popular summer event in the ethnically-rich borough, drew dozens of participating groups from Colombian communities throughout the Metro area, members of the diplomatic corps, local politicians including City Comptroller Scott Stringer, and numerous Colombian celebrities. The parade is convened annually to mark the anniversary of Colombia’s Declaration of Independence on July 20th, 1810 which established a [Read More]

Colombians celebrate their Independence in Queens

Aug 9, 2014 News , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The Colombian International Cultural Center held this Sunday, July 27th, the fourteenth edition of the Colombian Parade in New York. Like every year, the event was attended by personalities from the political, artistic and business world as well as hundreds of people from Colombia who proudly waved the flag of the coffee country. There were multicolored roses and beautiful women. With quite warm temperatures that touched 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the Colombian public stood along the wide avenue Northern Boulevard to commemorate the Independence of Colombia and to show your patriotism correctly. “Very nice parade and as [Read More]

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