The Dominican behind the Showcase of Fifth Avenue

  As a child, his family made trips to New York, where his mother shopped at stores like Saks and Macy’s. The showcases – the spaces, the lights, the colors, the textures – always caught his attention. Today, Raylin Díaz Suárez, architect and designer from Santiago, after working with the renowned designers Sully Bonnelly and Diane von…

Milestone: Dominican woman commands a NYC Police precinct

New York.- For the first time in history a Dominican-born female officer of the New York Police Department (NYPD), commands a precinct in a district currently with one of the lowest crime rates, according to official statistics. Flerida Veras ,who hails from the Capotillo barrio in Santo Domingo, commands the  Bronx’s 41st police precinct, as…