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Haitian-Dominican Fight Over Deportation Hits US

The fight against the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in the Dominican Republic has moved to the United States, where 600,000 Haitian immigrants and more than one million Dominicans live. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose constituents include over 135,000 Haitians and 500,000 Dominicans, described the threat of deportation of […]readmore


Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is celebrating Dominican Republic’s Independence Day with community leaders, advocates and avid listeners to help kickoff the Dominican’s festivities. LPR will start the week of February 16th and end it July 27th with special cultural programs of Folklore, Arts and Life as well as music and news segments dedicated to the […]readmore

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Last of the Mirabal Sisters Passes Away

The last of the four Mirabal sisters known as the butterflies, Bélgica Adela Mirabal, died Saturday, February, 1, 2014 of pulmonary complications at a hospital in Santo Domingo. She was 88. Known as Doña Dede in the Dominican Republic, she and her sisters fought to overthrow one of the most notorious dictators in Latin America, […]readmore