Después de Trujillo/After Trujillo
Dominican Musician Ricardo Gautreau and his brother Jorge Gautreau Ibarra, NYPD retired sergeant donates family documents, photographs, and music albums to our library.

Playwright Carmen Rivera donates to the DSI Library

Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Carmen Rivera for donating two of her plays “To Catch the Lightning” and “the Downfall of Rafael Trujillo” to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library.


Carmen Rivera play To Catch the Lightning won a 1997 Nomination ACE Award – Best Production and . Rivera’s work on “La caída de Rafael Trujillo/ Downfall of Rafael Trujillo” spans over 5 committed years of reading scholarship, research, first-person interviews, as well as source material from our Library.

Jhensen Ortiz

Assistant Librarian


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