YERBABUENA (one word) is a group of individuals who come together to play the music that they love under the musical direction of singer-composer-musician Tato Torres. It is composed of musicians, singers and dancers from the New York City area, who share an intense passion for the musical traditions of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The lead singer for this clip is Flaco Navaja, poet, singer and actor. This clip was aired on Japanese television. The song "Campo" is a traditional bomba song from Puerto Rico.

January 20 :: Today in History

Jesus Colon, an activist and author living in New York City from 1917 to 1974, was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico.
Degetau, Federico (1862-1914), lawyer, politician, writer, and Puerto Rico's first Resident Commissioner of to the United States House of Representatives from 1900 to 1904, died in Santurce, and was burried in San Juan.
Long Island Latino International Film Festival (LILIFF) 2009
This is my site Written by Cumba on November 1, 2009 – 4:47 pm

Now in its fifth year, the Long Island Latino International Film Festival is once again showcasing a fine lineup of films. Some of the films such as “Premature,” “Made in Japan” and “Little Courage” (all exceptional films) have been making the festival circuit and deserve to be seen once again if you have not had [...]

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