New York, New York (October 24, 2020) - For that one hour on the tarmac in Dublin, I cried to myself. It was tantamount to coming full circle. My African ancestry is just as important as the Irish roots embedded in my soul, said Don Victor Mooney, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project.
Mooney has longed cherished his Irish roots, often highlighting a time-honored tradition for St. Patricks Day with corn beef, cabbage, and black eye peas.
New York, New York (October 20, 2020) - Don Victor Mooney hand delivered a time capsule to commemorate the 400 years of African American History to H.E. Mr. Simeón Oyono Esono Angue, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Equatorial Guinea last week.
The time capsule included a letter from Honorable Tony Ince, Minister of the Public Service Commission and African Nova Scotian Affairs and a essay on enslaved Africans pursuit for freedom by rowboat, written by Don Victor Mooney.
New York, New York (October 20, 2020) Tennesse Tribune - H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea has changed the time capsule burial ceremony from Malabo to the City of Peace for a later date on the mainland.
"With the historic cultural significance of the time capsule, the President of Equatorial Guinea felt it was more fitting to have the ceremony on the mainland," said H.E. Anatolio Ndong Mba, Ambassador and Permanent Representative for Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations in New York.
Elmhurst, New York (October 19, 2020) - Don Victor Mooney received his results from taking a COVID-19 test on October 18, 2020 at Elmhurst Hospital. The results came back negative.
"I learn plenty from my visit to Equatorial Guinea last week, especially observing everyone taking responsibility in preventing the spread of COVID-19," said Don Victor Mooney by phone today.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (October 19, 2020) Real Equatorial Guinea - His Excellency Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea, was bestowed the 400 Years of African American History Award from the H.R. 1242 Resilience Project. The award is to recognize an African Head of State that has contributed with building bridges for humanity and the African American Diaspora. H.E. Mr. Simeón Oyono Esono Angue, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation received this on October 16, 2020.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (October 19, 2020) - H.R. 1242 Resilience Project President, Don Victor Mooney had a moment to interact with two trailblazers, which are pushing Equatorial Guinea to greater heights on October 16, 2020. (L-R) His Excellency Mr. Cesar Augusto Mba Abogo, Minister of Finance, Economy and Planning, Her Excellency Milagrosa Obono Angue, Secretary of State for the Treasury, and Don Victor Mooney at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Building.
Lewes, Delaware (October 17, 2020) Cape Gazette - The New York-based H.R. 1242 Resilience Project will culminate its yearlong project commemorating 400 Years of African American History by burying a time capsule in Equatorial Guinea in October.
During Don Victor Mooney’s visit to Lewes, he received a journal from Lewes Historical Society, which he included in the time capsule. "Lewes has been an integral part of my row, so it was only fitting to add something from this great city,” said Mooney.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (October 15, 2020) - At the Ibis Malabo Hotel, where Don Victor Mooney has resided for nearly two weeks, the staff joined him in preparing a piece of historical cloth from Partido De Guinea Ecuatorial (PDGE) in honor of His Excellency, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea for H.R. 1242 Resilience Project time capsule.
President Obiang has been the architect for peace, stability, and sustainable development in Equatorial Guinea. The country just completed a two year term on the United Nations Security Council.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (October 15, 2020) - Don Victor Mooney, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, holding two JM Eagle PVC pipes he purchased from Home Depot in New York, makes a call for America to work and partner with the development in the Republic Equatorial Guinea. Mooney wasn't ready to lay pipes today, but Dickies outfitted him for his trip to commemorate the 400 years of African American History.
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