On Friday the 14th of April, as is the custom of every year, in all the American Republics, as a token of their sovereignty and voluntary union in a continental community, Americas Day.
As part of the festivities, the Pueblo Libre District Municipality Organized a solemn ceremony with participation Mayor of Pueblo Libre, Monica TelloAnd senior officials from various agencies and institutions.
Representatives of the diplomatic corps l 10 US embassiessuch as Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
During the traditional and historical ceremony, it was Edel Salad in Pueblo Libre He expressed his gratitude to the diplomatic corps of the sister countries belonging to the American continent for their participation in this sublime celebration.
“This date is a symbol of sovereignty and voluntary unity that seeks to create a climate of fraternity, social justice, solidarity and peace among the American nations,” said the mayor.
Likewise, a city official indicated that in a frame Americas Day It is important to remember that the richness of the American continent lies in its diversity.
“Each country has its own history, its own traditions and culture, but at the same time we share common values, such as democracy, respect for human rights and protection of the environment,” said Monica Tello.
In this sense, the mayor noted that it is important to remember that regional integration It is an essential component of Economic and social development Our cities.
After the protocol ceremony, the embassies of Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico and Panama participated in the conference. Expo America 2023a space where they had the opportunity to expose the most representative of their culture, dances and traditions, and share a part of their history with the people of Pueblo Libre.
“the Pueblo Libre District Municipality “It will continue to serve as a historical and cultural district promoting spaces that allow cultural exchange for the benefit of the approximately 100,000 residents of Pueblo Libre,” said the Mayor of Pueblo Libre.
he Americas Day It is an annual celebration that takes place on April 14 in all American republics, as a symbol of their sovereignty and voluntary union in a continental society. Each year, whether by presidential or legislative promulgation, it is celebrated in cities, towns, and communities.
the first Americas Day It was celebrated across the American continent in 1931; April 14 was chosen because it is the date of 1890 which, by decision of First American International Conference (held in Washington, D.C., between October 1889 and April 1890), W.M Union of American Republics and permanent security Bureau of Commerce of the American Republics; These gave way to the Pan American Federation and finally to the mainstream Organization of American States in 1948.
Honduras, Guatemala and Haiti declared this date as a national holiday Pan American Principles. That is, cooperation and even unity between all the countries of the Americas to combat external influence.
This celebration also has its own anthem, for which the song was specially composed Anthem of the Americas. In this hymn, most of the countries of the continent are mentioned and the United States and Canada are located in North America.
Among the activities to celebrate this day you can visit Museum of Art of the Americas Located in the headquarters OAS in Washington, D.C., United States, where more than 2,000 works of art are on display, including sculptures and photographs from the most representative historical periods of Latin American art.
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