I freaked out when I could not access SIMON earlier today. A couple of my friends did too. I guess we should have read this.
Today, Dominican Republic celebrates its independence. I remember being ten or so and standing in line in school singing el Himno Nacional Dominicano, followed by a loud blunderbuss shot representing El Trabucazo. I would cover my ears and think to myself, “Why do they have to this every single year?!” On February 27, 1844, Los Trinitarios promoted the fight for freedom and the [...]