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Dominican Republic

Country archive · 68 posts


Latest stories about Dominican Republic

29 November 2013

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GV Face: 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian Descent Stripped of Citizenship

GV Face

Can a country strip more than 200,000 people of their citizenship rights? This week we speak to activists in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

18 November 2013

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NACLA-Global Voices Partnership Tackles Gender & Sexuality in Latin America & the Caribbean

A team of five Global Voices authors from Latin America and the Caribbean will contribute weekly articles for a series about women, gender, and LGBT issues.

10 June 2013

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Caribbean Flu Scare was Accidentally Made in China

A 'suspected' case of bird flu in Trinidad and Tobago that happened to coincide with an official visit by the Chinese President, opens a Pandora's box of misreporting from China...

14 May 2013

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Dominican Catholic Church Sues NGO for Sexual Education Campaign

The Catholic Church filed a claim against the Dominican Association for Family Welfare (Profamilia) to withdraw their advertising campaign, "Your sexual and reproductive rights are human rights."

18 April 2013

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Young Haitian-Dominicans Demand Their Right to a Legal Identity

Around 50 Dominican youth of Haitian ancestry marched towards the National Palace demanding the return of their documents and, as such, their Dominican nationality, taken away arbitrarily through an administrative...

15 April 2013

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Air Show Ends in Tragedy in the Dominican Republic

An aircraft from the Dominican Air Force crashed into the open sea during the Caribbean Air Show while it was performing an acrobatic stunt. The two pilots manning the aircraft...

21 March 2013

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Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

The hearts of the Dominicans are rejoicing thanks to their incredible performance during the III Baseball World Classic. On March 19, 2013, the Dominican team obtained the definite victory of...

7 March 2013

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Chavez’ Legacy & How His Death Could Affect the Caribbean

The death of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez on Tuesday has elicited a wide range of reactions throughout the blogosphere – in Latin America, to be certain – but now...

15 November 2012

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A Sunday of Mourning in the Dominican Republic

Thousands of Dominicans dressed in mourning this past Sunday 11th November, in different parts of the country and abroad, in a strong demonstration against the government and corruption.

12 October 2012

Dominican Republic: A Fiscal Apocalypse?

Proposed fiscal reforms by the Dominican government are causing negative reactions across all sectors of society. Various organizations are demanding transparency in the use of state resources, as well as...

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