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For Immediate Release:
August 26, 2013
Media Contact:
Merci L. Rodriguez


Commissioner Souto will host the Argentine Ambassador, Miguel Talento, for the street co-designation of "Republica Argentina Avenue" at Graziano's restaurant on Wednesday, August 28th

MIAMI, FL  Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto sponsored a resolution that co-designated the portion of SW 92 Avenue between SW 40th Street and SW 24th Street as “República Argentina Avenue”.  The co-designation will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Graziano’s Restaurant, 9227 SW 40th Street starting at 12:00 PM.


For this ceremony Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa and the Consul General of Argentina, Ambassador Miguel Talento, will be saying a few words. There will also be the singing of the Star Spangled banner and the Argentine National Anthem.


On November 6, 2001, the Board of County Commissioners established a Sister City Program between Miami-Dade County and the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. And on July 19, 2011, through Resolution R-623-11, the Board urged the federal government to extend visa waiver status to Argentina, Brazil, and Chile and also urged Congress to pass the Secure Travel & Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011 or similar legislation.



For more information, please contact Commissioner Souto’s office at 305-375-4835.


WHAT:                  Street co-designation for “República Argentina Avenue”


WHO:                    Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto 

                               Consul General of Argentina, Ambassador Miguel Talento


WHERE:               Graziano’s Restaurant

                        9227 SW 40 Street

                        Miami, Florida 33165 


WHEN:                  Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM.