Dominican independence day or Dominican Republic independence day is celebrated each year on 27 February each year to commemorate its freedom from Haiti on February 27, 1844 as a result of Dominican independent war. Dominican was also occupied by Spanish and French, so they have a bright history of their freedom from invading countries. Here we collected best Dominican Independence day 2019 quotes wishes and messages along with images.
Happy Dominican Republic Independence Day 2019 Quotes
I learned to play (baseball) on the streets in the Dominican Republic when I was 8 yrs old.
The best way to help the Latino community is to give back. I love giving back; I’m quiet about God and what I do, but we do a lot in the Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic is, is prosperous, healthy, full of resorts, etcetera.
The Dominican Republic is my holy land, my Mecca.
“My African roots made me what I am today. They’re the reason I’m from the Dominican Republic. They’re the reason I exist at all. To these roots I owe everything.”
Happy Dominican Republic Independence Day Messages
People can say what they want, but historically, feminism in the Dominican Republic has been extremely strong. I guess the best way of saying it is that no one could have survived what we survived – whether it was first extermination and slavery, then abandonment and erasure, then the series of gunboat two-bit dictatorships, followed by the final apotheosis of dictatorships, the Trujillato. You couldn’t survive it without the resistance of this kind of woman.
The whole history between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is complicated. We share the island of Hispaniola, and Haiti occupied the Dominican Republic for twenty-two years after 1804 for fear that the French and Spanish would come back and reinstitute slavery. So we have this unique situation of being two independent nations on the same island, but with each community having its own grievance.
I have a very powerful sense of place, but I have a very powerful sense of being a migrant, so it’s both. It seems like I’m always leaving my home. That’s part of the formula. I love the Dominican Republic. I go back all the time. I love New Jersey. Go back all the time.
Happy Dominican Republic Independence Day Sayings
― Junot Díaz,
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