Mes Amigo is a Latin American initiative that encourages the 1 million people living in the UK with Ibero-American roots to celebrate from 7th September to 12 October their cultural identity. During the 5 weeks there will be religious services, parties, sport events, conferences and festivals. This initiative is highly supported by Boris Johnson and the Assembly of London.
During this period the Latin American community celebrates different dates such as: 7th September- Brazilian independence day, 11th September- Catalonian day, 15th September- Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala Independence day, 15th September- Mexican Independence day, 18th September- Chile Independence day, 21st September – Belize Independence day, 25th September – Mozambique Independence day, 5th October – Portugal proclamation of republic day and 12th October – Hispanic day.
Levenes Solicitors is a proud sponsor of the Amigo month in the UK. Raquel and Isidoro have been taking part of some of the activities programmed by the Amigo month. On Saturday 13th September, they attended a Latin American Business Breakfast where Raquel gave a speech about her region Catalonia and Levenes Solicitors. You can also see them with a delegation of the Catalonia region government and the Spanish Embassy in the UK . Two days later, they celebrated the “Grito de Dolores” night at the Mexican embassy shouting to celebrate the anniversary of the independent war of Mexico. Furthermore, on Thursday 18th, they joined a group of Colombian entrepreneurs that opened a medical clinic in Bank and had the chance to take a picture with the Ecuadorian Ambassador.