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September 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con Festival en Montgomery

Se abre paso a las fiestas de independencia de varios países de Centroamérica: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras. El 16 de septiembre de 1810 fue el día en el que se consumó la independencia de México, la cual puso final al dominio Español. Por ello, los países de Centroamérica, excepto Panamá, celebran […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños celebraron su día en Rockville

La 10o versión del Festival Salvadoreño-Americano se celebró en el campus de Rockville de Montgomery College. Cientos de salvadoreños, familiares y amigos se dieron cita el domingo 4 de agosto para celebrar el día del salvadoreño-americano, un día que quedo constituido después de que el ex Gobernador de Maryland Martín O’Malley lo otorgará por todas […]

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December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Church Providing Sanctuary for El Salvador Mother

Rosa Gutierrez Lopez remains at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, finding sanctuary from federal agents who want to deport her to her native El Salvador. “We are approaching it both as an act of faith and as an act of faithful resistance,” said the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, senior minister at the church. […]

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October 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival Returns Oct. 21 in Rockville

The World of Montgomery Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. The festival, in its 10th year, celebrates the many diverse cultures of Montgomery County residents through traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities. Admission and activities are free. The featured countries in this year’s festival […]

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January 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Meets the Media

Council President Hans Riemer met with reporters and the topics included: the County Council going through County Executive Ike Leggett’s savings plan, the temporary protected status of 10,000 Salvadorans in the county and Silver Spring in the wake of Discovery Communications’ departure.

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park City Officials Condemn the Decision Requiring El Salvadorans to Leave

Following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s announcement to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for individuals from El Salvador early Monday, Takoma Park City officials released the following statement on its website: “The City of Takoma Park condemns the ending of TPS for some 200,000 El Salvadoran immigrants throughout our region and reaffirms our values […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Marc Elrich Releases Statement About Deportation of Claros-Saravia Brothers

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich has released a statement on the deportation of Lizandro Claros-Saravia and his brother Diego who lived in Gaithersburg and were deported to El Salavador last week. “The deportation of the Claros-Saravia brothers is a tragic situation and a waste of public resources. Our tax dollars should not have been used […]

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August 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Speaks Out Against Deportation of Montgomery County Resident

In a statement released today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is “shocked and dismayed” that Lizandro Claros Saravia, a college-bound graduate of Quince Orchard High School, was deported to El Salvador this week by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Instead of focusing ICE resources on those who have committed serious crimes, ICE instead […]

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August 2, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Claros Brothers Deported to El Salvador (VIDEO)

Diego and Lizandro Claros, who fled violence in El Salvador, have been deported, according to the immigrant rights group Casa of Maryland. Their plane landed in El Salvador as their emotionally distraught family attended a news conference. Casa de Maryland organized the event in Hyattsville where more than 50 people gathered to show support for […]

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May 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Fenton Village Restaurants Will Show Off Silver Spring’s Cultural Diversity

More than 30 local businesses representing dozens of cultures around the world will participate in what organizers call the “largest restaurant crawl in the D.C. area.” Taste The World in Fenton Village will take place on May 21 in downtown Silver Spring where attendees will have the opportunity to try various food from local restaurants […]

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