Panamerican Games

Latino Hispanic Community Proposal: Toronto 2015 Pan / Parapan American Games

To The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games The first Pan American Games were held in 1951 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since then, the games have been hosted by Mexico, the United States, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela and several […]

Latinos renuncian a Subcomité de Juegos Panamericanos Toronto 2015

By Oscar Vigil, Revista Debate, March 12, 2014 Tres reconocidos dirigentes latinos han renunciado a un subcomité latinoamericano de bajo nivel creado en el seno del Comité Organizador de los Juegos Panamericanos Toronto 2015, mientras crece el descontento en la comunidad hispana por lo que pareciera ser una marginación de […]

Spanish-speaking community fear games shutting them out

By Peter Kuitenbrouwer, National Post, March 11, 2014 Twice in the past three weeks, leaders of Toronto’s Latin American community have sat down in the mayor’s office with Rob Ford and Saad Rafi, chief executive of Toronto’s upcoming Pan Am Games, to address Latinos’ concerns about their limited involvement in next year’s […]

Hispanic community feels shut out from Pan Am Games planning

By Debra Black, Toronto Star, March 6, 2014 Hispanic community members are concerned about what they call a lack of representation on the Pan Am Games board, executive and in overall planning. The lapse is disturbing given that 19 of the 41 countries attending the Games are Spanish-speaking, says Claudio […]