I am sure you are all familiar with this statue near Beirut Port:

Memorial from the Mexican Embassy in honor of Lebanese who have migrated to Mexico.

Memorial from the Mexican Embassy in honor of Lebanese who have migrated to Mexico.

And of course its twin in Varacruz, Mexico:

The Lebanese Emigrant monument stands proud in the idyllic port of Veracruz, a popular landing point for Lebanese entering Mexico.

The Lebanese Emigrant monument stands proud in the idyllic port of Veracruz, a popular landing point for Lebanese entering Mexico.

Well now Danbury, Connecticut in the US have set their own monument to honor Lebanese in their community:

The Lebanese Heritage Monument is unvailed on the grounds of Danbury City Hall, by members of the Lebanese community, on Sunday, June 13, 2010. Photo: Jay Weir / The News-Times Freelance

The Lebanese Heritage Monument is unvailed on the grounds of Danbury City Hall, by members of the Lebanese community, on Sunday, June 13, 2010. Photo: Jay Weir / The News-Times Freelance