City of San Juan Cancels Combined Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day Event.

Mayor San Juanita Sanchez.
Mayor San Juanita Sanchez.

Due to mounting pressure from local veteran organizations, the City of San Juan, and specifically Mayor San Juanita Sanchez, have decided to forgo the combined Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day “Cultural Heritage Day.”   Mayor Sanchez appeared live on KURV70 “The Drive Home” and explained reasoning behind the merging of the two events, yet maintained it was done in good faith and meant no disrespect to veterans and America’s servicemen and women who died serving.

Sanchez did reveal that a solemn Memorial Day observation will still occur in the morning hours, and a Cultural Event will still occur in the evening.

 

Disgraceful! City of San Juan Combines Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day Events.

In a disgusting and disgraceful display of disrespect to the memory of America’s fallen servicemen, the knuckleheads of City of San Juan, led by Mayor San Juanita Sanchez, have decided to combine the festivities of Cinco de Mayo, and Memorial Day into one event that celebrate both the cultures of Mexico and the United States.  What Mayor Sanchez fails to understand, that of these two, only Memorial Day is Federally recognized.  Of these two, only one holiday is dedicated to the memory of America’s fallen military personnel who paid the ultimate price to ensure America’s enduring freedoms and security… Continue reading “Disgraceful! City of San Juan Combines Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day Events.”