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Truly Mangu for My Soul

I’m so glad I was informed about this show, my grandkids told me. This has made me see many things differently

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Diablo, I needed this!

As a proud Dominician American I’m very excited to finally have a space within our larger community to share. And in my Dr. Dre voice... “Looking forward to the next episode” !


Que Viva Que Lo Que!

Just what Latinx podcast space needed: a place for Dominican-Americans to share their perspective and talents through provocative conversation. Que Lo Que Es Lo Que Hay!

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About the Hosts

Venusmia Fernandez Lovely

Venusmia Fernandez Lovely


Brooklyn born, Miami raised, Venusmia Fernandez Lovely is one of South Florida's influential community leaders, passionate about the arts and political civic engagement. The daughter of former NY Dominican Consul General Francisco Fernandez, she has served in various local leadership roles, including Miami-Dade Ambassador for the Arts and Chief of Staff to both Senator Dwight Bullard and Annette Taddeo.

Elbert Garcia

Elbert Garcia


Elbert Garcia is a Dominican-American writer and communications strategist based in Miami and dedicated to organizing stories for change.  Born and raised in Washington Heights, Garcia has spent the the last two decades in education, government and the media helping to shape messages and voices for public impact. 

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