This month we will be celebrating a bit of one of our dearest and closest neighbors. Although we share a lot of things in common there are striking differences that make them very unique and an amazing culture to discover and celebrate.
Some Fun Facts
The DR was ruled by the Spanish over 300 years and it first gained its independence in 1821.
72% of its population is considered multiracial of mixed ancestry.
Baseball is the dominant sport and they have produced some of the most successful MLB players, Sammy Sosa, David Ortiz, and Pedro Martinez to name a few.
It is home of both the tallest mountain (Pico Duarte) and largest lake (Lake Enriquillo) in the Caribbean.