Fiesta Olimpica Centroamericana

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Llegada del Fuego Centroamericano

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El sábado, 26 de junio de 2010 llega el Fuego Centroamericano a las 2:00 p.m. al aeropuerto Rafael Hernández de Aguadilla procedente de México. Habrá música, espectáculos artísticos y la presencia de las mascotas de Mayagüez 2010, Mayi y Magüe. Con esta actividad inicia el recorrido de la antorcha por los 78 municipios de la Isla. 

The Party started!


Mayaguez, P.R (July 18, 2010) – For the first time in the history of the Central American and Caribbean Games there were medals in the parade of delegations in the opening ceremony , which was postponed to  today Sunday July 18 due to unexpected turmoil.

Under a cool drizzle, first came the Haitian delegation, whose march was followed by the other 30 delegations acclaimed by the public that remained loyal to the emotion and patriotic sense of seeing their flag carriers fill the Central American Stadium in Mayaguez.

Athletes who won a medal in the morning hours in different sports showed their achievements during the opening march, followed by the show of Olga Tañón and a group of dancers, who excited the Central American Mayaguez 2010 Party, were acclaimed by the public.

The Puerto Rican national anthem was interpreted by the group NOTAS to the sounds of Puerto Rican cuatro player Quique Domenech.  The voices of Chucho Avellanet and the soprano Hilda Ramos filled the halls as they sang the hosting city’s anthem.

The protocol events began with a message by Mayor Jose Guillermo Rodriguez, who welcomed the delegations and thanked the government of Puerto Rico "for their support to achieve this conclusion on the island.

The president of the Organization Committee Mayaguez 2010, Felipe Perez Grajales, expressed “this is the time to confirm that among athletes, nations can share in unison a fair and just completion.

On his part the president of the CACSO, Hector Cardona said “our best athletes will occupy the headlines of this scene, where they will compete with honor for the glory of sport. “Let this serve as an inspiration for future generations, to ignite their dreams and hopes”, he added.

With these words the governor of Puerto Rico, Luis Fortuño officially launched the Central American and Caribbean Games Mayaguez 2010.

Ceremonia de Apertura - Mayaguez 2010 - Images by Javier Gonzalez

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