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The Latino Coalition Chairman Hector Barreto Commemorates Cinco de Mayo

05/04/2018 1:24 PM | TLC Team (Administrator)

WASHINGTON, DC– The Latino Coalition (TLC) Chairman and former U.S. Small Business Administrator Hector Barreto is participating today in a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House. Barreto released the following statement:

“Cinco de Mayo’s meaning has shifted considerably over time; it has represented everything from immigrant nostalgia to U.S. patriotism during World War II,” explained Barreto.

“Today, Cinco de Mayo is a uniquely American celebration that reflects the energy and ambition of the Latino-American community. I’m honored to join our president and millions of other Americans in celebrating Hispanic Americans’ entrepreneurial and artistic culture, our considerable accomplishments, and, most importantly, our aspirations as a community and economic leaders.”

Source: PR Newswire

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