54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

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Date: September 20, 2015
Region: New Jersey
Location: Newark, NJ
Topic: 54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

"Defiende lo Tuyo" translation - Protect/defend what is yours was this year's theme of the 54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrated in Newark, NJ on September 20th. The event which drew thousands upon thousands of people drew attention to the status of Puerto Ricans  here and in the island. The event was attended by the First Lady of Puerto Rico, Wilma Pastrana, both U.S. and Puerto Rican officials and by Alejandro "Chali" Hernandez, son of famous  Puerto Rican composer, Rafael Hernandez Marin.