Photographer Ivan Mendez @ Fotografika is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay. To see Ivan’s archives click on any image.
While the government stops a millionaire project after promising a roof and a better life to hundreds at La Barquita, at the North side of the Ozama river, rather than work or business, it is hope as usual: children playing barefoot, a set of parcheese, a beer or rooting in a cock fight….
All pictures taken at La Barquita, Los Mina, Santo Domingo Norte, Dominican Republic.
By Ivan Mendez