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Haitian and Dominican Republic Relations Remain Strained Amid New Border Wall

Ashley Mercado
Though Haiti and the Dominican Republic are on the same island, the politics dividing both nations makes it as though they are worlds apart. This came to a head on February 19, 2022 when the Dominican government began building a...
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Eva Longoria Producing New Scripted Podcast Series on Mirabal Sisters

Virginia Isaad
Eva Longoria is a director, producer, actress, and podcast host and she’s continuously dedicating her efforts to amplifying Latinx stories and voices. Her partnership with IHeartMedia’s My Cultura Podcast Network launched earlier this year with “Connections with Eva Longoria” featuring...

8 Stunning Airbnbs in Latin America You Need to Check Out

Nicole Young
Majorly Instagrammable places, authentic culinary hotspots, warm weather, private pools, and, of course, ocean views. Latin America has it all and places like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil are dream destinations that we could never get enough of. Whether you’re...
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‘Gordita Chronicles’ Follows a Dominican Family Living in Miami

Virginia Isaad
Since Gordita Chronicles was announced a year ago we’ve been excitedly awaiting the premiere of the series created, written, and co-produced by Claudia Forestieri, and now the wait is over. The trailer for the coming-of-age series is out now and...
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Chinese-Dominican Superhero Joins ‘La Borinqueña’ Graphic Novel Series

Virginia Isaad
We are continuing to see a greater push for representation of diverse stories in the media and we’re excited to see that now we have a new bi-ethnic superhero. Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez started the graphic novel series La Borinqueña in 2016...
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Bad Bunny and Aventura Collaborate on New Track ‘Volví’ and it’s Fire

Virginia Isaad
Bad Bunny is the gift that keeps on giving! Just last month, he announced his collaboration with Cheetos and adidas, releasing a leisurewear line and scholarship contest benefitting Latinx students. This week, El Conejo Malo (born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio)...

Aimée Mazara is the Artist Behind the ‘What’s Happening in Dominican Republic?’ Illustration

Johanna Ferreira
On Sunday, February 16, the municipal elections in the Dominican Republic were suspended across the country by the Central Electoral Board (JCE) due to technical difficulties with the electronic ballot machines. This is the first time in the country’s voting...

These Women Share How They’re Healing From Haitian-Dominican Conflict

When it comes to headlines surrounding Haiti and the Dominican Republic, they often center the countries’ long-standing conflict. Though they’re neighboring nations that share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola and a history of colonialism and slavery, their unresolved past is...