HGSCA Celebrated the Independence of The United States of America, also Referred to as the Fourth of
Houston Guayaquil Sister City Association celebrated the Independence of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The event was held on July 2nd and organized by the US Embassy in Quito and the US Consulate in Guayaquil.
Major local city leaders and business figures attended the event. Indeed, the celebration was a demonstration of the longstanding friendship that exists between our two great nations. #EstamosUnidos
In this picture: Todd Chapman, US Ambassador, Andrew Sherr, US Consul, Ms. Gloria Gallardo, Director of Tourism and Civic Promotion of Guayaquil municipality, Pablo Campana, Minister of Commerce, Francisco Garcia, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of the Small Industry of Guayas, Henry Cucalon, Ecuadorean politician, Xavier Moyano, President of HGSCA Guayaquil, Andres Rigail, Director of Culture and Education of HGSCA Guayaquil, Jenny Vera, Director of Public Relations and Protocol of HGSCA Guayaquil, and Alejandro Chanaba, Member of the Advisory Board of HGSCA
HGSCA is a non-profit organization (501c3) founded in 1987, created to foster cultural and educational exchange, medical assistance, tourism, art, commercial trade opportunities and good will between Guayaquil, Ecuador and Houston, Texas. It achieves these goals by establishing relations and cooperation between individuals, organizations, and institutions from the two cities.
HGSCA has become part of Sister Cities of Houston, a powerful global network anchored in formal city-to-city agreements. Eighteen sister cities, strategically positioned throughout the world, translate into long-term relationships that give you international access, opportunities and resources.