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    Tuesday, April 16, 2024

    Celebrating the Dominican Republic’s anniversary in New London

    Members of the Asociación de Dominicanos de New London gather outside to celebrate the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Jhenndy Zapata, 10, sings along with the national anthem of the Dominican Republic as the flag is raised during a ceremony celebrating the country’s 180th anniversary at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Friends Nairoby Ovalle, center left, and Elizabeth Reyes, both of New London, take a photo together during a ceremony celebrating the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Emil Fiat, 8, hugs his mother, Yeimy Mendez, president of the Asociación de Dominicanos de New London, during a ceremony celebrating the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Pastor Josué Rosado, Senior Pastor at Oasis de Restauración Church, speaks during a ceremony celebrating the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Members of the Asociación de Dominicanos de New London listen to a speaker during a ceremony celebrating the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic at New London City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    New London ― The Asociación de Dominicanos de New London celebrated the Independence of the Dominican Republic with a flag-raising ceremony at New London City Hall on Sunday.

    The 180th anniversary of the country’s independence from Haiti is Feb. 27, 1844.

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