Dominica

'Widespread devastation' as Maria lashes Dominica

PM Roosevelt Skerrit says Dominica has 'lost all what money can buy' after Hurricane Maria ravages Caribbean island.

Hurricane

Hurricane Maria barrels towards islands hit by Irma

Forecasters warn the now Category 5 storm has the potential to be 'catastrophic' as it makes landfall on Dominica.

Hurricane Maria barrels towards islands hit by Irma

Weather

Florida declares state of emergency over storm Erika

Tropical storm expected to hit US state, Dominican Republic and Haiti, after wreaking havoc across the Caribbean.

Florida declares state of emergency over storm Erika

Weather

Hurricane season sparks into life

Major storms are now developing in the Atlantic basin after months of inactivity, spearheaded by Hurricane Danny.

Hurricane season sparks into life

Opinion

Is it not time to dismantle the CIA?

A former US president wanted to break up the CIA after it strayed from its mission, engaging in 'strange activities'.

MJ Rosenberg

by MJ Rosenberg

MJ Rosenberg

US & Canada

Friendship bridge over Dajabon Massacre River

Central American town prospers as a trading hub between Dominican Republic and Haiti despite a haunting past.

Friendship bridge over Dajabon Massacre River

Opinion

Stateless in the Dominican Republic

If international laws mean anything at all, we must condemn this abuse of basic human rights.

Ediberto Roman

by Ediberto Roman

Ediberto Roman

US & Canada

Pope Francis meets abuse victims at Vatican

Critics say the meeting is exploiting victims and call on Catholic leaders to make details of abuse probes public.

Business & Economy

Thai bus crash leaves dozens dead

At least 30 killed and 22 injured after bus carrying municipal workers plunged off steep road in country's west.

Thai bus crash leaves dozens dead

lockerbie

Lockerbie: The 270 victims

A total of 270 people, including young children and students, died in the air and on the ground in the 1988 attack.

Lockerbie: The 270 victims

Viewfinder Latin America 2014

The Crossing

A look at tensions between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, as the peril of one is faced with the success of the other.

Opinion

Dominican Republic: Justifying the unjustifiable

The Constitutional Court decision on citizenship rests on prejudice and discriminatory practices.

Peter Flegel

by Peter Flegel

Peter Flegel

Politics

Haitian migrants risk Dominican deportation

Thousands of descendants face expulsion from adopted homeland following court ruling.

Politics

US stops record numbers of illegal migrants

Almost 2,000 caught trying to cross into Puerto Rico by boat - up from five in 2009.

Opinion

Hurricane Sandy one year on: What have we learned?

Investing in disaster preparedness has saved countless lives, but further investment is necessary.

Heraldo Munoz

by Heraldo Munoz

Heraldo Munoz