Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

Six More Latinos Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Bernie Williams from Puerto Rico, Tony Pena from the Dominican Republic, infielder Manny Trillo from Venezuela, third baseman Aurelio Rodriguez from Mexico, outfielder Tony Oliva from Cuba and outfielder Ben Oglivie from Panama will be inducted into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame on February 11, 2012 in a ceremony at the Altos de Chavón […]

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Aire Durando by Manuel del Cabral

Written and Edited by Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Manuel del Cabral was born on March 7th 1907 in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Manuel was first  recognized when he wrote  Compadre Mon in 1943 which spoke of injustice. Most of Cabral’s work focused on love, politics, society and culture and the hardships of Afro-Caribbeans. Here […]

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La Soga: Hung to Dry

I remember sometime last month there was a particular preview getting attention. It was a preview of the movie La Soga. I myself had taken a look at this preview and the movie seemed interesting. I said to myself “finally a movie from the islands which takes place in recent  times and not far into […]

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