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Elizabeth Guzman, the Face of America

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Elizabeth Guzman came to the US when she was a young mother, with a high school diploma. She came to the US, like many other immigrants, seeking a better future. She made Virginia home, and has been a resident of … read more »

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2017 Swearing-In of US Representative Franklin Garcia

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Franklin Garcia is Sworn-in as the US Representative (Shadow) for the District of Columbia. Swearing-in ceremony was held at the Washington Convention Center on January 2, 2017. Representative Garcia won reelection on November 8th, 2016 with over 80% of the … read more »

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DC Statehood Champions Honored at Holiday Party

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Elected officials, community leaders, and others came together to celebrate the overwhelming support a DC Statehood Referendum received at the ballot on November 8th, 2016.  Over 85% of all DC voters that participated in the general election voted to make … read more »

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Dominican Day Parade 2016

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Dominican Day Parade in New York City was celebrated on Sunday, August 14, 2016.  More information on this annual event at:

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DC Delegation at 2016 DNC Convention in Philadelphia

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DC Delegation at the 2016 DNC Convention Celebrities host luncheon for DC Statehood in Philadelphia during DNC 2016 Convention  

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Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hosts 40th Gala

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The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) hosted its 40th annual gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Friday, June 3. Founded in 1976, the GWHCC (formerly the Ibero American Chamber) is a membership driven organization that supports the … read more »

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DC Democrats Host Kennedys-King Gala 2016

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A number of local and national leaders were honored on April 28th, at the 2016 DC Democratic State Committee’s Kennedys-King Gala.  The sold out event was held at the new University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Student Center.  In … read more »

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2015 Dominican Week at Ambassador’s Residence

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Dominican Americans celebrate annual gathering at the Dominican Republic ambassador’s residence in Washington DC.  The event was part of the Dominican Week in the US.  Dominican Week is a celebration of Dominican culture in many large US cities with large … read more »

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Paying Respect to Providencia Ferrera Paredes

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On April 11, hundreds showed up at the Church of the Annunciation in Northwest Washington to pay tribute to the personal assistant to former First Lady Jackeline Kennedy. Ms. Paredes died on March 18th, at the age of 90. Ms. … read more »

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2015 State Of The Union (SOTU) Watch Party at Local 16

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A 2015 State Of The Union (SOTU) watch party was held at Local 16 in Washington DC on January 20th, 2015. Guests included DNC Political Director Raul Alvillar, and DC US Representative (Shadow) Franklin Garcia. Over 200 people gathered to network and … read more »

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