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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Reflections on the Deportation Crisis in the Dominican Republic

by Ynanna Djehuty photo credit: Tony Savino This week in Diaspora news has been a heartbreaking one. The long history of the Haitian-Dominican conflict has seen many episodes of human rights violations; this recent More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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NYC Tri-State Bloggers: Want To Take Your Blog To The Next Level?

or even wondering if blogging is for you? You have questions about platforms, monetization, building community and having your brand stand out in a growing space. Then I have something special to share, Casa Latina More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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I See Guayaberas Everywhere I Go!

Busy day yesterday… had a unique opportunity to help host a small contingent of middle school students from Aspira Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School here in Miami at Hispanicize. Each one of the 10 students More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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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, March 16th, 2014
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Room 28 Sketch Comedy FUNdraiser to Fight Domestic Violence

  Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 809 Lounge Cast of Room 28 MEDIA ALERT: Room 28 Sketch Comedy FUNdraiser Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 809 Lounge Special Night of Comedic More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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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
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Happy Birthday Eugenio María de Hostos!

  Artist: Francisco Oller About Eugenio María de Hostos (1839-1903) (source: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/about/hostos.html) Puerto Rican educator, writer and patriot, Eugenio María de Hostos was born on January More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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Cultural Arts Playhouse in Long Island Presents In The Heights

I’ll begin this post by stating upfront that I am not a bonafide theatre critic. In fact my overall experience has been mostly independent off-Broadway productions along the vein of “Quien Mato a Hector Lavoe” More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Solange (Sonia) Pierre

“There is white, light Indian, dark Indian, trigueño — the color of cinnamon…There’s no recognition of Afro descent. What is black is Haitian.” – Solange (Sonia Pierre) (1963-2011), Haitian/Dominican More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, December 10th, 2011
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Latino Quote Of The Day By Junot Diaz

Image via Wikipedia "It might interest you that just as the U.S. was ramping up its involvement in Vietnam, LBJ launched an illegal invasion of the Dominican Republic (April 28, 1965). (Santo Domingo was Iraq More...