Dominican Republic

Amnesty International: Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless

Amnesty International says the Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent (mostly Haitians) stateless. If implemented in this way, the ruling would violate the Dominican's Republic human rights obligations.

Haiti is a good place to invest, Nicholas Galt says

Newly-elected chairman of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA), Nicholas Galt, is looking to develop business opportunities in Haiti and he is suggesting that Caricom, of which Haiti is a member, should make travel access of citizens of the country to the region much easier.

Video - Palito de Coco, like Justin Beiber and Luis Miguel, Security and SUV

Watch the video... Haitian street vendor turned superstar Román Dorlean aka Rumai aka "Palilto de Coco", just like Justin Beiber and Luis Miguel, is surrounded by security as he enters his SUV after visiting Telemicro, a television station in the Dominican Republic...

"Palito de Coco" - New Official Profesional VIDEO released

Watch the newly released professional video of "Palito de Coco" the Haitian street vendor in the Dominican Republic who became an overnight superstar

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

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...

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

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!

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

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...

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

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"...

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

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...

Stressed out - Life of a BLACK Dominican of Haitian Decent

"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.