On April 10, 2006, The Feast of the Goat finally opens in the Dominican Republic. For those that don't know, The Feast of the Goat is a novel written by Mario Vargas Llosa. Mr. Llosa is a prolific writer from Peru, who was even a candidate for President. This novel is about the the dictatorship of Trujillo, who ruled the Dominican Republic with an iron fist from 1930 until his assassination in 1961.
The movie was shot in English and stars Isabella Rosselini. Dominican Today has a review of the movie, click here. Look for the movie if it comes to your town, or better yet, you can pick up the book.
Here are some other interesting articles relating to the DR:
President of the DR has successful trip to England
New flights to Santo Domingo from Puerto Rico
DR's most wanted fugitive is caught
First Dominican-born man appointed judge in Florida
Sexual Freedom removed from civil statute in DR
Caribbean Electronic Music Festival/Dominican Republic