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Celebrating 168 Years of Sovereignty: The Dominican Republic

By Victoria Cepeda The Dominican Republic, where I was born, is a country that along with Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola. It was the first area in the New World to receive the full imprint of Spanish colonial policy. The oldest cathedral, monastery, and hospital in the Americas were established there. Also charted in Santo […]

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Arroz con Habichuelas

By Efrain Nieves Nuestro sabor Latino, the food and taste that drives us crazy come dinner time. I remember my mother calling out my name “Junito, ven a comer.” I ran to those words with thoughts of arroz con habichuelas, pollo frito or chuletas. The side dish often included either maduros or tostones that watered my […]

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