Saving Lives Around the World

On Thursday, October 14th, 2021, the Regen-Cov medication was finally approved by the Ministry of Public Health in the Dominican Republic.  It is for patients older than 12 who caught Covid without being completely vaccinated or  those who may have complications because of health conditions.  For the approval of this medication, they put 65 patients […]

Welcome Back to School

School started in September and for the past month, we have been going through the process of adapting to our schedule. For some people, it has been easy. For others, not so much. We have been through a lot these last two years because of the COVID-19 situation, but thankfully, we can finally go to […]

The Biden-Harris Inauguration Gave People Hope

Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris’s presidential inauguration took place on Wednesday, January 20th, at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Both of them made history; Joe Biden being the oldest person to occupy office, and Kamala being the first woman of color with South Asian heritage to become Vice-President. Usually, former presidents and vice presidents […]

Honoring our Virgin of Altagracia

Every year, we celebrate on January 21st the Day of our Virgin of Altagracia in the Dominican Republic. On this date, we usually remember this Virgin, and thousands of devout Catholics come to the Basílica of Higüey to profess their faith to whom they call “La Patrona de Higüey”, or the protective and spiritual mother […]

IS THE PFIZER VACCINE SAFE

During this unprecedented pandemic, all hopes of containing it have been placed on two vaccines released by different American companies, Moderna and Pfizer. We’ll focus  on Pfizer’s attempt to immunize the recipients of their project.     The first thing you should know about this new vaccine is that it is not like any other and […]

Storming the Capitol

On January 6th of 2021, Trump supporters scaled the walls outside of the Capitol, broke windows, and forced their way into the building. This all happened after a Trump rally, where he decided to tell the crowd to “take action and march to the Capitol,” and they did just that. When the protesters got into […]

My Future

It’s a new year, and school has started. The transition from one year to another is weird, especially this one. Even if it’s just from the 365th day of a year to the first one again, it feels like the end of an era. People everywhere are making their goal lists, and teachers are asking […]

Abolish ICE

Most people who don’t live in the US don’t know what ICE is, so let’s start with the basics. ICE stands for Immigration Customs Enforcement, it was created in 2003 after the 9/11 attack. It’s divided into three major offices, but the one we will be talking about is Enforcement and Removal Operations. This division […]