The “Angel de la Independencia” award is a yearly honor bestowed to individuals who have contributed vastly to the advancement and advocacy of the local Mexican Culture and the objectives of the Mexican Consulate. The Mexican Consul General Jamie Paz y Puente selects the individuals who have become angels to the Mexican Community. This year’s recipient was Santa Cruz County Attorney George Silva.
The Mexican Consulate held a special event to honor this year’s recipient, which was attended by various law enforcement agencies from the international communities. Paz y Puente personally acknowledged the agencies for their collaboration and continued support of the objectives and goals of the Mexican Consulate.