National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc.
featuring Batala started in Washington, DC in June, 2007. An international all women band, that plays Afro-Brazilian / Samba-Reggae rhythms from Brazil.http://batalawashington.com/http://www.facebook.com/batalawashington
Sponsored by Goya http://www.goya.com
2011 Parade Grand Marshals - Robert I. Unanue, President of Goya Foods, Inc., and Carlos Unanue, President of Goya Foods Puerto Rico
Global Ambassador to the Arts- John Leguizamo - in recognition of his contributions to entertainment, and
his work for the protection of the environment and natural resources