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Puerto Rican flag raised at Bronx Borough Hall ahead of annual parade

The Puerto Rican Flag is now hanging high at Bronx Borough Hall just in time for this weekend’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade.

Natalie Hernandez and Adolfo Carrion

Jun 6, 2024, 9:32 PM

Updated 16 days ago


The ceremony was held by Borough President Vanessa Gibson to honor Puerto Rican culture. Boricuas across the borough showed up to show off their fight.
"Historically, it's just been a way of embracing who we are and reminding all of the communities, not just the Puerto Rican community, but all communities, all Americans of what we bring to this country,” said Gibson.
Festivities honoring Puerto Rican pride will be happening across the borough through the end of the week.
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade will run down Manhattan’s 5th Avenue and start at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Click here to learn more about the parade and how to celebrate.

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