Dominican Republic

Assault rifle used to rob a bank in Santo Domingo belongs to Haitian Police (PNH)

What is an assault rifle belonging the Haitian National Police force (PNH) doing in a bank robery in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic? Read this...

Haitian sentenced to 30 years for murder in Dominican Republic after extradition from Haiti

A Haitian man who ran from the Dominican Republic (DR) to come hide in Haiti after committing a crime was extradited back to DR where he received a 30 year sentence for murder.

Haiti Senator Gracia Delva traffic accident in the Dominican Republic leaves 1 dead and 2 wounded

Haitian Senator and singer Gracia Delva was involved in a traffic accident in the Dominican Republic Friday killing a Haitian citizen and wounded two Dominicans.

Haiti-Dominican Relations: Haitian consumers in Anse-a-Pitres fighting back with the money in their pocket.

Haitian authorities in Anse-a-Pitres, Haiti, refused to open the border with neighboring Pedernales, Dominican Republic, to allow access a bi-national market blocking the flow of Haitian money into Dominican pockets who desperately need it.

Immigration : 14,782 Haitian immigrants deported from the Dominican Republic first 3 months of 2018

Dominican Authorities have been very busy deporting Haitians out of their country lately. The Dominican Republic has deported 14,782 Haitian immigrants during the first 3 months of 2018, according to news reports.

Haiti VISA: Dominican Republic removes $150 increase on VISA costs to Haitians

The Dominican Republic has decided to reverse its decision to increase VISA costs to Haitians from about $200US to $350US following a meeting with Haitian senate president Joseph Lambert and Chamber of Deputes president Gary Bodeau.

Pedernales : The Dominican Republic border town economy relies heavily on Haitian consumers

Imagine that... Due to the fact that Haiti's central government has completely ignored it's Haitian border cities and towns over the years. The Dominicans have been making their bread and butter selling goods and services to these desperate Haitians... Casing point: Perdanales, Dominican Republic vs Anse-à-Pitres, Haiti.

New Dominican law seeks to prevent illegal Haitians from renting a place to live

A new law has been proposed in the Dominican Republic parliament to prevent Haitian illegal immigrants from renting houses.

Dominican Republic listed among countries with the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in the world

According a report from to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Latin America and the Caribbean have the second highest rate of teenage pregnancy in the world. The Dominican Republic is on that list. 15% of annual pregnancies occur in children under 20, the report said.

Haiti CLAIRIN - Deadly drinking alcohol kills many on both sides of Haiti-Dominican border

Haiti Health -- A deadly moonshine (clairin) reportedly sold in Los Cacaos, a Haitian border town with Pedro Santana, Dominican Republic, has killed many people along the border. Alcohol drinkers beware...