Category: Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Issues Arrest Warrants for Fugitives in France

Hello Today in Latin America subscribers. We will be on holiday for the rest of this week, but will return on Monday, November 30. See you then! — The LAND […] Read More >

Deportation of Migrant Workers in Dominican Republic to Begin as Registration Deadline Expires

Top Story — A deadline to register with the government expires today for migrant workers in the Dominican Republic — the vast majority of whom are Haitians — leaving hundreds […] Read More >

Non-Citizens Rush to File for Legal Status in the Dominican Republic

Top Story — Long lines formed at Interior Ministry offices across the Dominican Republic Monday, as non-citizens scramble to secure their legal residency before a Wednesday paperwork deadline. Many applicants, […] Read More >

In the Dominican Republic, Many of Haitian Descent Left Effectively Stateless

Top Story — Thousands in the Dominican Republic could be made effectively stateless by the expiration at midnight on Monday of a deadline for those born to undocumented foreigners to […] Read More >

Dominican Prosecutors, Police Officers Accused After Seized Cocaine Vanishes

Top Story — Three prosecutors and 21 police officers in the Dominican Republic — among them a former anti-narcotics unit director — were accused of failing to report and subsequently […] Read More >

Latin Americans March In NYC Against Climate Change

NEW YORK — The People’s Climate March drew more than 300,000 people to Manhattan on Sunday to demand world leaders to take action on climate change. Demonstrators came from all over […] Read More >

Dominican Republic Urged To Protect Journalists After Recent Killing

Today in Latin America Top Story — Amnesty International and press freedom groups condemned Wednesday the killing of a critical Dominican reporter and urged the government to ensure the protection of […] Read More >

Haiti Earthquake: Dominicans Give, But Hard Feelings Remain

NEW YORK — Fifteen minutes after he heard about the earthquake in Haiti, Dominican barber Jose Taveras said he made a donation to the Red Cross. Taveras was born in […] Read More >