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Shutts & Bowen sponsors Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute’s Gala

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Jose Tamayo, CEO LS Energia; Maria Isabel Tamayo; Nelea Patricoff; Ed Patricoff; Felipe Hasson; Thaisa Wosniack; and Ben GibsonSHUTTS AND BOWEN sponsored and attended the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute’s (CHLI) 15th Annual Gala & Leadership Awards held recently in Washington, D.C. This event celebrates CHLI’s impact and accomplishments as it honors those leaders who have significant influence on the U.S. Hispanic and Portuguese communities. This year’s event honored Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States, with the CHLI Ileana Ros-Lehtinen International Leadership Award. During his acceptance speech, Almagro spoke about Venezuela’s crisis and lack of freedom and the inappropriate influence being exercised by the Cuban regime in countries throughout the Americas. From the left are Jose Tamayo, CEO LS Energia; Maria Isabel Tamayo; Nelea Patricoff; Ed Patricoff; Felipe Hasson; Thaisa Wosniack; and Ben Gibson.