Tag archive for ‘Caribbean’
By Suset Laboy On Friday, July 8th, 2016

AFRO-LATINO FEST NYC is here! July 8th – July 10th. Lineup is fire, says Junot Diaz

At a time where Latinos and Afro-descendants seek spaces that empower and elevate our communities, the Afro-Latino Festival of New York stands out as one of those alternative spaces you immediately love once More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

My First Cruise… 5 Things I Love About Quantum of the Seas

A few weeks ago, I was invited to preview what has been billed as the “First Smart Ship” of the sea. I accepted the invite, not knowing what to expect. Little did I know this experience would completely More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Do Your Part: Celebrate Puerto Rican Culture & Feed Families

“De donde come uno, comen muchos” My Grandmother (Mama) never knew what food insecurity was until she came to NYC. The daughter of the only butcher in Puerta de Tierra (San Juan) there was always an More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

We Wear Our Guayaberas “Hasta Las Quince De La Mañana”

Disclaimer: The following is part of a sponsored campaign with Sofrito Media Group & Guayabera Culture. If you know me… you know that there is nothing I rather wear… that said, all opinions More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Morir Soñando-Tony Peralta

MI GENTE!!! Sofrito For Your Soul is proud to feature the talents of  J. Prosper, a camerman and digital/physical technician with creative experience in photography, who is now fully embracing his journey More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Happy Birthday Eugenio María de Hostos!

  Artist: Francisco Oller About Eugenio María de Hostos (1839-1903) (source: Puerto Rican educator, writer and patriot, Eugenio María de Hostos was born on January More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Platano Power: Uncovering the Health Benefits of the Almighty Plantain

I know that I would not be far off by saying that 99.999% of Latin America absolutely loves platanos. It is the one vegetable that conjures up feelings of my abuela cooking in the kitchen along many holidays and More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, January 24th, 2013

El Diario De La Prensa Talks #CapicuCulture

Nothing like a surprise FB status from my friend Jennifer to alert me that El Diario De La Prensa featured me in the Nuestras Caras section this past Monday (yes on Martin Luther King’s birthday… cool More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Let’s Pray For Yomo Toro…King of the Cuatro!

On behalf of Yomo Toro‘s wife Minerva and daughter Denice Toro, the family wishes to acknowledge all the wonderful well wishes and outpouring of love from the legendary cuatro (guitar) masters’ fans More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

NYC EVENT: The 2nd Annual El Barrio Week Is Happening Now!

(Special thanks to the website for giving us this info)  The 2nd Annual El Barrio Week will be held June 1st-16th, 2012. El Barrio Week is an annual celebration of one of the most diverse More...