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Supporting the residents of Peñuelas

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Supporting the residents of Peñuelas

Photograph of members of the Puerto Rican Centre showing their support to the residents of Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, who had established an encampment to demonstrate against the dumping of toxic coal 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. Among those in the photograph are: Sandra Santana, president of the Puerto Rican Centre (2016-18); Rosa Margarita Hernández, Board member of the Puerto Rican Centre; Ángel Isián, Board member of the Puerto Rican Centre; José Manuel Núñez; Abel D’Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; and, squatting in the middle, Moncho Saldaña.

Soutien aux résidents de 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. Parmis ceux présents sur la photographie se trouvent: Sandra Santana, présidente du Centre portoricain (2016-18); José Manuel Núñez; Abel D'Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Rosa Margarita Hernández, administratrice du Centre portoricain; Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; Ángel Isián, administrateur du Centre portoricain; et, accroupi au centre, Moncho Saldaña.

Apoyando a los residentes de 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. Entre ellos: Sandra Santana, presidenta del Centro Puertorriqueño (2016-18); Rosa Margarita Hernández, miembro de la junta del Centro Puertorriqueño; Ángel Isián, miembro de la junta del Centro Puertorriqueño; José Manuel Núñez; Abel D'Andrea; Lionel Alejandro Santiago Vega; Eva Lourdes Ayala Reyes; María Dávila; William Pérez Vega; y, en cuclillas en el centro, Moncho Saldaña.

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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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