Dominican Republic

Todos somos Haiti! -- Dominican President Danilo Medina Interrupted!

Danilo Medina - President of the Dominican Republic Watch the video... President Danilo Medina was interrupted by a group of women shouting "Todos somos Haiti!" during his speech to open the UN's 12th Latin America and Caribbean Regional Conference on Women, being held in the Dominican capital Tuesday... more »

"Palito de Coco", The Haitian Street Vendor in DR who Became a Superstar

Palito de Coco (Rumai) - Román Dorlean By now, you've probably heard about "Palito de Coco", a rare Haitian rags to riches music story coming out of the Dominican Republic. "Palito de Coco" they call him... He is not rich yet but some say he may soon become a millionaire! more »

Build a WALL between Haiti and the Dominican Republic... WOW... REALLY???

Build a wall to Separate Haiti and Dominican Republic FACT: The Haitian government is building a wall at the border between Carrizal Haiti (Belladere) and Elias Pina, Dominican Republic. Dominican authorities say: why not build a wall AND separate the two countries once and for all... more »

Wyclef New Song 'Natasha Bachata' Addresses Haitian-Dominican Citizenship Issue

Wyclef Jean Waving The Haitian Flag Ki moun ou ye? (Who are you?) Haitian hip hop star Wyclef Jean sings for all the Dominicans of Haitian decent who are left with no identity in the Dominican Republic in his new bachata song titled "Natacha Bachata"... more »

Doing Business in the Haiti-Dominican Border - A True Story

Haiti Tube Rafts - River Crossing into the Dominican Republic I wanted to get a better understanding of how money is made along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, so took a trip to a border town in Plateau Central Haiti. All I can tell you is there is a web of people surviving on this type of trade, I met a few... more »

Stressed out - Life of a BLACK Dominican of Haitian Decent

Domimican Immigration Officials Chasing Haitians "I am selling all my houses in the Dominican Republic I am moving to Haiti," says a young black Dominican businessman of Haitian decent. He is literally fed up with life in the Dominican Republic and the racist treatment he is getting over there almost ALL the time. more »

Why Does Haiti Import Cement When Haiti Is Rich In Limestone?

Cement - Made in Haiti Over the weekend I visited a Dominican man in Hato Viejo (Haitians call it Atobio) near Banica in the Dominican Republic and he told me he could not understand why Haiti is importing Cement when the country is so rich in limestone, the key ingredient in the manufacture of Portland Cement. more »

Haitian Radio - Topic Du Jour: The Dominican Anti-Haitian Agenda

Haiti Neg Mawon Dominican Flag On Fire All over haitian talk radio today there seems to be one major topic being discussed: The decision of the Dominican Republic to strip nearly 3 generations of Dominicans of full Haitian decent off their citizenship. more »

Dominicans of Haitian descent Stripped of their Citizenship Permanently

Haiti Neg Mawon Dominican Flag On Fire Can you believe this? ALL Dominican citizens born, since 1929, to Haitian parents who entered the Dominican Republic illegally will be stripped of their Dominican citizenship... That basically means all Haitian-Dominicans, their children and their grand children... This is what the Dominican Republic's Constitutional court ruled on Thursday and this decision is final... more »

Tropical storm Chantal update from Dominican Republic

Flood water - Tropical Storm Chantal - Dominican Republic If tropical storm Chantal moving from the Dominican Republic to Haiti, expect a lot of rainfall. It has been raining all day in the Dominican Republic. more »