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UWI launches Reparations Research Center

A report by Vinette K. Pryce for Caribbean Life News. A center for reparation research became a reality at the University of the West Indies… 18 more words


Dominican film wins London’s Raindance Film Festival

According to Dominican Today, the film Melocotones (Peaches) by Dominican filmmaker Héctor Valdez rose to the top spot at London’s yearly Raindance Film Festival. 201 more words


Women in Translation: Aída Cartagena Portalatín in Italian and English

ESENDOM presents Aída Cartagena Portalatín in Italian and English for their Women in Translation series. See the full article to learn more about her work and its dissemination by translators such as… 139 more words


Latino Student Union Hosts 'Carnival del Barrio' for Curry Community

BY LUCAS FERREIRA // Oct. 15, 2017 //

The Latino Student Union showed its flair for events on campus this semester with the recent Carnival del Barrio in the Katz Gymnasium. 659 more words


Get your optimism from the past

When we think about a “pristine” untouched ecosystem we often have a single, preconceived image in mind. It could be a grassland with thousands of bison, a thick tropical forest, or a coral reef teeming with fish and sharks. 136 more words


The Juan Bosch Foundation presents new books

As part of the remembrance of the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Massacre, the Juan Bosch Foundation extends an invitation to the presentation of works by/on Juan Bosch on Wednesday, October 18, at the Juan Bosch Room of the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National Library (3rd floor) at 6:30pm (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic). 162 more words


The Day The Missionaries Came to Town

The little town in the Dominican Republic where I worked was incredibly religiously diverse for its size. There were the traditional Catholic roots coerced by the Spanish, Baptist backgrounds from deliberately relocated African-American slaves, traditional African, Caribbean, and Afro-Caribbean beliefs, and a smattering of other forms of Christianity and faiths. 2,242 more words