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Encampment against coal ashes in Peñuelas

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Encampment against coal ashes in Peñuelas

Photograph of members of the Puerto Rican Centre showing their support for the residents of Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, who had set up an encampment to demonstrate against the dumping of toxic ashes in the local landfills. This picture was taken on 24 July 2017 when the members of the Puerto Rican Centre performed a poetry reading on the site. Sandra Santana, president of the Puerto Rican Centre (2016-18), can be seen third from the left. To the right of her, at the back, from left to right, are: José Manuel Núñez; Abel D’Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Rosa Margarita Hernández, Board member of the Puerto Rican Centre. On the front row, from left to right are: Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; Ángel Isián, Board member of the Puerto Rican Centre; and Mara Quiñones.

Camp contre les cendres de charbon à Peñuelas

Photographie de membres du Centre portoricain montrant leur soutien aux résidents de Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, qui avaient établi un camp afin de manifester contre l'enfouissement de cendres toxiques dans les décharges locales. Cette photo a été prise le 24 juillet 2017, lorsque les membres du Centre portoricain ont offert une performance poétique sur le site. Sur la photographie, la troisième personne à partir de la gauche est Sandra Santana, présidente du Centre portoricain (2016-18). À droite d'elle, à l'arrière, de gauche à droite: José Manuel Núñez; Abel D'Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Rosa Margarita Hernández, administratrice du Centre portoricain. Au premier rang, de gauche à droite: Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; Ángel Isián, administrateur du Centre portoricain; et Mara Quiñones.

Acampada contra las cenizas de carbón en Peñuelas

Fotografía de miembros del Centro Puertorriqueño mostrando su apoyo a los residentes de Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, que habían acampado para protestar contra el vertimiento de cenizas tóxicas en basureros locales. Esta fotografía fue tomada el 24 de julio de 2017, cuando los miembros del Centro Puertorriqueño recitaron poesía en el enclave. Sandra Santana, presidenta del Centro Puertorriqueño (2016-18), puede verse sentada, la tercera empezando por la izquierda. A su derecha, al fondo, de izquierda a derecha: José Manuel Núñez; Abel D'Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Rosa Margarita Hernández, miembro de la junta del Centro Puertorriqueño. En la fila delantera, de izquierda a derecha: Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; Ángel Isián, miembro de la junta del Centro Puertorriqueño; y Mara Quiñones.

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24/07/2017

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Puerto Rican Centre

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Puerto Rican Centre  (PEN Club de Puerto Rico)

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