On February 27, hundreds of Dominicans from across the nation gathered for a large rally in Santo Domingo. That date is generally one full of carnival festivities to mark Independence Day. However this yr—it had a very completely different tone. As an alternative, protestors took to the streets, after the municipal elections have been abruptly cancelled. The electoral board cited glitches with voting machines as the rationale behind the cancelation, however for the general public, this was the final straw in a sequence of considerations they’ve with the political occasion in energy. Maria Hinojosa sits down with our Digital Media Editor Amanda Alcántara to speak about how this all received began, and what it means for Dominicans everywhere in the world.