Wednesday, October 06, 2010
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
Edilio Paredes, one of bachata's founding fathers, has been getting 27 de Febrero diners dancing for 17 years. Check out WNYC's video of the scene at the restaurant and download a free track by Paredes and the Dominican roots group Puerto Plata.
Friday, January 29, 2010
Yesterday, we talked about the anticipated influx of Haitian immigrants to Florida in the upcoming weeks. Today, we look at a place where Haitians are already seeking refuge: across the border in the Dominican Republic. Before the earthquake, up to a million Haitians were already living in the neighboring nation – many of them undocumented. Now thousands more are expected to cross into the Dominican Republic in the coming months.
Thursday, March 05, 2009