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El Mesón Sándwiches leads reforestation in Mayagüez

A group of employees planted more than 11 Zabar palm trees. A group of employees planted more than 11 Zabar palm trees.

As part of its commitment to preserving Puerto Rico’s natural resources, El Mesón Sandwiches, through its Environmental Club, took on the task of reforesting an area in front of the Plaza de las Banderas on Mayagüez’s Paseo del Litoral Israel “Shorty” Castro.

A group of employees planted more than 11 Zabar palm trees, the original species used in the coastal landscape design during the Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayagüez.

“The main purpose of the El Mesón Sandwiches’ Environmental Club is the conservation of our natural resources for the benefit of oue beloved island’a future generations,” Ricardo González, the restaurant’s market manager. “Therefore, while we can help make a difference, El Mesón Sandwiches will always tell be there supporting initiatives as this one to development a better society.”

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Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

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