Delegation of Latin American Diplomats & Dignitaries
Fuerza Latina organized a Delegation of Latin American Diplomats and Dignitaries in the City of Vaughan in order to strengthen global connections.
Latin American Diplomats visit the Vaughan City Hall
By Myrna Kahan| May 08, 2019
Vaughan–The leadership of Fuerza Latina organized a delegation of Diplomats from the Latin American Federal and Provincial Governments who visited the City Hall of the City of Vaughan. ”This event served for our dignitaries to get to know our beautiful city and our programs for Latino families and to discuss possibilities to increase priority services for Hispanics,” said Gina Balseca, president of the non-profit organization. It was also a great opportunity to meet our beloved Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and strengthen global relationships. Fuerza Latina is working hard at the service of the community. This year we will celebrate the 5th Vaughan Latin Festival on July 13, 2019. It is a great family event complete with activities for all ages, in an energetic, colorful and festive Latin environment. The opening ceremony will be at 2 p.m. followed by a “Bridging our communities” themed parade. A fabulous show with the best in Latin entertainment, cultural presentations, Kids Zone, as well as a delicious selection of Latin food. ‘‘We had a great success in the previous 4 years and we are expecting more than 10,000 viewers this year. We are waiting for you all – the union makes the Latin Force!’’
Among the dignitaries were the Hon. Ms. Maryorie Bravo, Consul General of Panama, Hon. Mr. Daniel Cadenazzi, Consul General of Uruguay, Hon. Ms. Katerine Romero, Consul General of Ecuador, Hon. Kelly Maribel Arévalo, Consul El Salvador, Hon. Mr. Rodrigo Mendivil Ocampo, Consul for Economic and Community Affairs of Mexico, Hon. Mr. Augusto Rodríguez, Consular Auxiliary, Hon. Milo Varsallo, Former Honorary Consul General of Malta, Consular Auxiliary, MP Deb Schulte, MP Francesco Sorbara, MPP Minister Michael Tibollo,York Regional Police Inspector Michael Fleischaker, Deputy Mayor, Local & Regional Councilor Mario Ferri, Regional Councilor Linda Jackson, Councilor Sandra Yeung Racco, Mirella Tersigni, Creative + Cultural Officer City-wide at City of Vaughan.
The activity had the participation of community leaders; Chris Chopite, Real Estate & Investments & Sponsor of Fuerza Latina, OMNI TV, Osvaldo Mezquita, Myrna Kahan, La Portada, Elizabeth Avalos, Yaritza Martinez, President, YM Visa Canada Immigration Service, Bernardo Riveros, CEO, Canada Forward, Eldy Ampuero, President, Canadian Hispanic Congress, Elvira Sanchez , Founder, Canadian Hispanic Congress, Dr. Felipe Gonzalez, President of the Hispanic Pastors Association, Dr. Manuel Giraldo, Gisselle Matienzo, Marta Santamaria, Efrain Soto, Director of History Maker Academy in Spanish, Luis Rivero, President, Club Argentina, Fernando Gonzalez, Treasurer, Club Argentina.
5º VAUGHAN LATIN FESTIVAL July 13, 2019 is a great family event complete with activities for all ages, in an energetic, colorful and festive Latin atmosphere. The opening ceremony will be at 2 p.m., followed by a “Bridging our communities” themed parade at 2:30 p.m. Cultural events
Social events :
El Dia de la Mujer, Fuerza Latina Fundraising Gala, Latin Culture Day sponsored by the City of Vaughan on September 28, 2019, Hispanic-Latin American Heritage Flag Raising Ceremony on October 12, Christmas events and many more.