Por la libertad de expresión y la preservación de nuestra cultura latina.
For Freedom of Expression and the preservation of our Latin culture.
On the night of Tuesday, December 10, 2012, presented the award to the excellence "30th anniversary" of the Florida Association of Hispanic Journalists, from the hands of the Ambassador Maria Cristina Barrios Almanzor, Consul of Spain (Center) to Begonia Tuyo and Carlos Mattos, owners of Xixón Café of Miami, sample of quality and consistency in maintaining the Hispanic tradition in the United States.
Also in the Pictured (from left): Mónica Sánchez González, from the Tourist Office of Spain in Miami and Mario F. Buisán, Trade Commissioner of Spain in Miami.
In addition, for the award for excellence "30th anniversary" of the FAHJ, this time in memoriam, was delivered to the recently deceased member of the Executive of the Association, Dr. Fernando Alvarez. Receiving the prize his sons Fernando and Martin from the hands of Pedro A. González, Jr MJ, President of the Association.
At the ceremony, was given a proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Miami, Tomás Regalado and of Miami-Dade County, by the District Commissioner, Bruno Barreiro, and President of the Commission, Rebeca Sosa and the County Mayor, Carlos Jiménez. Representations of Spain commercial office in Florida; the Consulate of Mexico; the office of federal Congressman Joe García and other political authorities as well as representatives of the press in Miami also participated.
More information about the restaurant in the web page: Xixón Café
Pedro A. González, Jr. MJ, President of the Florida Association of Hispanic Journalists delivered to Ambassador María Cristina Barrios Almanzor, Consul of Spain in Florida, a collection of books about the Hispanic Heritage in America published by Editorial Letra Viva of the FAHJ (www.editorialetraviva.com)
Pedro A. González, Jr MJ, President of the Florida Association of Hispanic Journalists delivered the award of excellence In Memoriam to Dr. Fernando Alvarez, prominent member of the Board of the FAHJ, recently deceased in Miami, to his sons, Fernando y Martín.
Photos: Germán Guánchez
In this awards night a historic photo (from the right): Dr. Vicente Rodríguez, Board Member and Humberto O. Estenoz, President, both from the International Press Club of Miami; Begonia Tuyo and Carlos Mattos, owners of Xixón Café showing one of the awards received. At the end, the President of the Association, Pedro A. González, Jr. MJ.