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The Dominican Republic Finally Bans Child Marriage

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This week, the Dominican Republic officially made child marriage illegal. President Luis Abinador signed legislation prohibiting the marriage of individuals under the age of...

The Dominican Republic Woke Up to a New President and a...

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After 16 years governed by the Partido de la Liberación Dominicana (Dominican Liberation Party), the Dominican Republic woke up today to a new President...

New York Bodegas: A Lifeline in the Time of Coronavirus

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“No longer were there individual destinies; only a collective destiny, made of plague and the emotions shared by all.” – Albert Camus As the coronavirus...

Talk Fast, Listen Slow Is the Latina BFF Podcast You’ve Been...

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Angela Carrasco and Katherine Castro are a decidedly Dominican power duo as the fast-talking, unapologetic, quick-witted co-hosts of Talk Fast, Listen Slow, a new...

Jenny Polanco Is the First Latino Celebrity to Die From Coronavirus

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In an epidemic where the dead are no longer just a figure, talking about a victim with a first and last name may be...

Tourism in the DR: Echoes of a Historical and Cultural Melange

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Once called Quisqueya, the home of the peaceful tribe called the Taínoso, the Dominican Republic changed dramatically when a ship called the Santa María...

Dominican Republic’s Democracy Is So F*cked Up That the Youth Is...

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Political campaign season in the Dominican Republic is hands down the most obnoxious experience. For months, candidates saturate commercial breaks and the print media...