Dominican Republic

PHOTO - Tension at Malpasse Haiti-Dominican Border Jimani

PHOTO - Tension at Malpasse Haiti-Dominican Border Jimani

Look a this photo... Tension at Malpasse Haiti-Dominican Border Jimani...

This is a collage from photos tweeted by Peter Granitz @pgranitz Reporting in Haiti for @NPR and @Reuters.

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PHOTO: Haiti PM Evans Paul in Malpasse at Midnight receiving Deported Haitians from Dominican Republic

PHOTO: Haiti PM Evans Paul in Malpasse at Midnight receiving Deported Haitians from Dominican Republic

Look at this photo... Haiti PM Evans Paul in Malpasse at Midnight receiving Deported Haitians from Dominican Republic

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PHOTO: Haiti Ambassador Danielle Supplice and Dominican President Danilo Medina

PHOTO: Haiti Ambassador Danielle Supplice and Dominican President Danilo Medina

Look at this photo... Haiti Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Danielle Supplice and Dominican President Danilo Medina.

Daniel Supplice presented his letter of credence to President Danilo Medina in his capacity as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Haiti to the Dominican Republic Monday 20 Apr 2015.

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PHOTO: View of HAITI from Space

PHOTO: View of HAITI from Space

Look at this photo... A view of Haiti and the Dominican Republic from Space... This photo taken by astronaut Terry W. Virts @AstroTerry from the International Space Station on 8 Jan 2015... Is this cool or what???

The entire island is called Hispaniola...

What do you think about that?

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PHOTO: Haitian Construction workers in Dominican Republic Pouring Concrete

PHOTO: Haitian Construction workers in Dominican Republic Pouring Concrete

Look at this photo... Haitian construction workers pouring concrete on a construction site Dominican Republic in capital Santo Domingo...

Almost anywhere you go there is construction work will be done in Santo Domingo... In large part, it is Haitian construction workers who are doing all this work...

What do you think about that?

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PHOTO: Clifford Brandt abiye tankou yon tigele pou travese Sen Domeng

PHOTO: Clifford Brandt abiye tankou yon tigele pou travese Sen Domeng

PHOTO: Clifford Brandt abiye tankou yon tigele pou li eseye travese ale Sen Domeng nan zon cornillon grand bois... La Police poze lapat sou misye, yo retounen li Port-au-Prince...

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Letter from United States Congress to President Danilo Medina

Letter from United States Congress to President Danilo Medina

Take a look at this... a letter, dated 29 Oct 2013, from United States Congress to Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina regarding the denationalization of Dominicans of Haitian decent.

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-4) submitted a letter to President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic in response to a recent Dominican court ruling that makes many Dominican citizens of Haitian descent into outsiders in their own country. The ruling by the Dominican Republic's Tribunal Constitucional in TC/0163/13 strips persons born on Dominican soil to parents without legal documentation of their citizenship rights.

Excerpts from the letter are as follows:

"For over a generation the international community has agreed that governments have a duty to prevent statelessness. The right to nationality is fundamental and a gateway to almost all other human rights and government protections. Without citizenship one cannot access basic services such as education or health care, let alone find employment or exercise any number of political rights."

"This decision by the Tribunal Constitucional could result in an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and seriously threaten regional stability. In light of this, we urge you to take all necessary steps to stay the tide of the denationalization campaign exemplified by the Tribunal Constitucional, and together we call for the protection of the thousands of Dominicans currently at risk of becoming stateless."

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Cocaine filled pumpkin brought to Canada by Dominican woman

Cocaine filled pumpkin brought to Canada by Dominican woman

Cocaine-stuffed pumpkins found at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport

A simple search of inside the luggage of Mercedes Jerez Farias, customs discovered three pumpkins with a brownish glue holding the tail together. Customs then decided to open them. Within these pumpkins, there were bags filled with a white powder that turned out to be cocaine.

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