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27 Feb? It’s Dominican Independence Day!

a group of people in costumes

Happy Independence Day! As we celebrate the Dominican Republic’s 174th day of independence, it’s good to look back at the events that brought us here. The 27th of February is a day of festivity, freedom and dancing. How about a short history lesson before we head off to the party? 1844: independence for the Dominican…

Labor Day in the Dominican Republic the 30th of April or the 1st of May?

a boat is docked next to a wire fence

For many countries over the world May 1st is Labor Day, also called International Workers’ Day or May Day. A day when people have a day off and celebrate workers all over the country. In the Dominican Republic labor day was moved to the 30th of April but is officially on the 1st of May….