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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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Gálvez’s Contribution to The American Revolutionary War

Written and Edited by Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Putting together a piece based on historical facts, about the contributions of Hispanics/Latinos to U.S. History is intricate, time consuming and requires the patience of a monk. Our contributions are often buried in layers of links, manuscripts and, often purposely, obliterated from historical accounts. In other words, we […]

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