Dominican Republic

The clip above is so accurate, we laughed out loud. It’s not easy to keep up with Hispanic folks on the dance floor, but these guys did a great job of incorporating their everyday dance moves to keep the party going while staying on beat. Sort of…at times. Let’s just say they tried their best. […]

A popular DJ is bringing his dose of positivity to the East New York community and he’s doing it all from his uncle’s bodega. Geovanny Valdez, a.k.a. DJ Jova, came to New York from the Dominican Republic when he was just 18 years old. A couple of years later, Valdez decided to use his radio […]

Melissa Joan Hart, best known for her role as Sabrina Spellman in '90s sitcom "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch," got dragged for filth this week after she complained that Hurricane Maria ruined her trip to the Dominican Republic.


As the deadline for undocumented people applying for temporary visas arrives today in the Dominican Republic, activists prepare to wrap up a National Week of Action on Sunday in protest of what they say is discrimination against Haitian immigrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent. Tomorrow we take to the streets nationwide, here is why: #Rights4ALLinDR […]


In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports. Undocumented workers had until Wednesday to register their presence in the country, in the hopes of being allowed to […]

In an emotional story that kicked off Immigrant Heritage Month 2015, Devious Maids star Dania Ramirez released a video detailing her family’s journey from the Dominican Republic to living the American Dream. The short documentary — directed by Ramirez and Bev Land and executive produced by GlobalGrind’s Michael Skolnik — takes viewers to the star’s New York City neighborhood, where she […]

“With a Dominican that Resembles Taina.” This song needs ten fire emojis. Meet Hampton, Virginia native D.R.A.M. (Does.Real.Ass.Music), he’s the voice behind the next viral internet hit: “Cha Cha.” Inspired by the 2001 Nickelodeon sitcom Taina, D.R.A.M. drums up an infectious rhythmic banger. The Nathan R. Smith and D.R.A.M.-directed music video pays homage to Hispanic culture with hilarious […]

The world of baseball has lost one of its most promising players. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic this weekend. Officials say Taveras was in the car with his girlfriend when the vehicle veered off the side of the road near his hometown of Puerto Plata. […]

We know Rihanna for being the fearless woman that she is – hell, she was just in South Africa getting cozy with big cats and wild snakes – but apparently, bats are our favorite tough girl’s kryptonite! While in the Dominican Republic during her Diamonds World Tour, several fans from the animal kingdom stopped by […]