Marcelo Ebrard Casabon, the head of the Mexican government‘s ministry of foreign affairs, was part of a tribute that New York officials paid to him. Culture of our country through a street.
At the inauguration, he was accompanied by the Consul General, Jorge Islas, the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, and Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Juan Ramón de la Fuente.
The guests together unveiled the plaque “Mexico-Tenochtitlan Avenue”, at the intersection of 116th Street and Second Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan County.
For his part, Marcelo Ebrard assured that this was an event of great relevance to him, so he took advantage of the opportunity. thanks blasio, and the Mexican community in the city.
According to the statement, the function also 116th street community leaders and shopkeepers participated Where a large number of Mexican businesses are concentrated.
“Congratulations to the community here, we are in the most important neighborhood in New York, and we really appreciate this initiative as we are going to build a street called Mexico/Tenochtitlán in recognition of the community’s contribution to the country,” Ebrard said. Said the press during the conference.
He was accompanied by अलlvaro Paulino’s Mariachi Tapatio, who was in charge of entertaining the attendees. in place, songs like “Sillito Lindo” and “Viva Mexico, Viva America”,
“Mexico’s presence and influence continues to grow more and more in the Big Apple, examples of which were the cultural event “Mexico Week: Day of the Dead” this year at Rockefeller Center and the lighting of the Empire State Building. during construction with the colors of the Mexican flag,” officials in that state said.
On the other hand, the local mayor, Bill de Blasio, assured that the Mexican community had enriched the society and the city, to consider it. “Will be necessary” for the future of New York.
In addition, he highlighted that New York is fast becoming a Mexican city, with a strong and growing community, who are also an example to come out of a bad streak. like an epidemic.
Ebrard is in New York as he spoke to her on Monday morning. UN Security CouncilMexico to chair Security Council for the month of November regarding small arms smuggling, reported AP,
Today at Headquarters he called upon world governments and private sector companies to implement Measures to stop arms smuggling, because of the violence taking place in different regions and countries.
Ebrard alleged that “the illegal smuggling and diversion of small arms and light weapons, as well as their accumulation and dissemination in various regions of the world, threaten international peace and security.”