Yesterday, the National Flag was raised in the city of Miami, with the participation of the Commander General of the Navy and the crew of the international training cruise for midshipmen Fall 2021.
During the development of the cruise, an extensive agenda of patriotic, sports and social activities has been developed that culminated with the traditional reception on board that on this occasion was held on the Almirante Juan Bautista Cambiaso BE-01 school ship, stationed in the Museum Park port. Marine.
This reception aimed to promote the best of our country, impregnated to the guests of the exceptional Dominican culture with presentation of the typical dances, of varied gastronomy, the colorful carnival, but above all infecting everyone with the joy and warmth that characterizes us. .
Vice Admiral Ramón Gustavo Betances Hernández, general commander of the institution and Mrs. Joseline Vásquez de Betances, together with the commanders of the participating ships, received the main civil and military authorities of the city of Miami, invited to the social activity, among them: Senator Marco Rubio, Deputy Mayor Digna Cabral, the commander of the 7th. USCG Coast Guard District Vice Admiral Brendam McPherson.
Also attended by prominent Dominicans residing in the city and who have made great contributions with a well-known professional career, among them Dr. Héctor Jiménez, Dr. Rafael Antún, both prominent philanthropists and excellent professionals in the medical field; renowned television producer Tony Dandrade.
These important personalities received special recognitions and some beautiful works of art with the Virgin of La Altagracia and our patron, the Virgen del Amparo.
Also present was the Consul General in the city of Miami, Mr. Jacobo Fernández, together with his delegation from the consular mission, who have significantly supported the development of the different activities in the city of Miami.
The blessing of the activity was in charge of Monsignor Jesús Casto Marte, Bishop of the Archdiocese of Altagracia.
All the guests enjoyed a beautiful evening full of splendor to the rhythm of merengue, mangulina and bachata with the presentation of the recently formed folkloric ballet of the Naval Academy Vice Admiral César A. De Windt Lavandier, made up of midshipmen.