Dominican-Haitian relations

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Multiple murders reported along the Haiti-Dominican Border

Haiti Dominican Flag - Crime Scene Accusations of murder is coming from both sides of the Haiti-Dominican border this weekend... 23 Nov 2013, reports: Massacre At Malpasse Ongoing - Over 30 Haitians Murdered By Machette And Gunfire, Many Wounded As They Attempt To Flee Dominican Republic. On the same day, Dominican Newpaper Hoy reports: [Neiba DR] Haitian lynch mob accused of killing elderly [70 year old Dominican] couple... Kisa-w konnen? Kisa-w tande? more »

What came out of the Haiti-Dominican Immigration meeting in Venezuela?

Soy Dominicano As you are probably aware, officials from Haiti and the Dominican Republic met in Venezuela for talks regarding the Sept. 23 ruling by the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court to strip Domincans of Haitian decent off their citizenship... So what came out of that meeting? Here's what I know... more »

Haitian-Dominican Fate: A Largely Ignored Human Rights Tragedy

Haiti neg maron dominican flag olive branch Who is doing what about the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court ruling to strip the citizenship of persons of Haitian lineage born in the Dominican Republic after 1929? Have you heard anything? Sanctions? Boycotts? Anything? more »

Online Petition to CARICOM against Haitian-Dominican denationalization in DR

Haiti - CARICOM There is an online petition to CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque about the ruling to deny citizenship to thousands of children, women and men of Haitian origin in the Dominican Republic by Concerned Caribbean Citizens more »

Haitians have nothing to offer other than cheap labor, a Dominican says...

Build a wall to Separate Haiti and Dominican Republic Many of my Haitians readers are getting upset over a comment posted by a Dominican here on over the topic: Build A WALL Between Haiti And The Dominican Republic... "Nobody wants Haitians," he says, we "don't have anything to offer other than cheap labor that, at the end, becomes more of a problem..." more »

Haitien Sen Domeng ap plenyen, anpil ap pedi travay yo

Pica Pollo - Dominican Style fried chicken - Pollo frito Konbyen Haitien ki pedi job yo deja nan Sen Domeng??? --- Mwen sot rankontre ak yon dam ki genyen yon bon bout tan ap travay nan yon Pica Pollo nan Sen Domeng. Li dim li sanle pedi travay li paske, soudenman, patron li ap mande li papye travay... more »

Love thy neighbor? Not when it comes to the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Haiti neg maron dominican flag olive branch The guardian has just published an article with a very strong title: "Love thy neighbor? Not when it comes to the Dominican Republic and Haiti." The article says: "While the Dominican Republic has relied on these migrant workers to provide cheap labour for their sugar cane harvests and also in the building trades, some politicians have tried to win political capital by demonizing them." more »

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

Domimican Immigration Officials Chasing Haitians 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. 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

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 »