Preliminary results after first round of voting show left-leaning economist well placed to avoid runoff polls in June.
by Matt Chandler
Politics22 Jul 2015 11:26 GMT
Thousands march in solidarity with undocumented residents of Haitian descent in Dominican Republic who face deportation.
Latin America12 Jul 2015 10:31 GMT
Haitian who say they were deported from Dominican Republic now face uncertain future in border camps.
Politics28 Jun 2015 09:00 GMT
Six years after the coup in Honduras, it's time for another history lesson.
Human Rights22 Jun 2015 15:00 GMT
Many unsure if they should await government decision on residency status or cross border to Haiti with their belongings.
Latin America20 Jun 2015 09:30 GMT
Proving legal right to stay here is no easy task for both Dominicans and Haitians born in shacks and lacking documents.
Human Rights18 Jun 2015 15:16 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people from neighbouring Haiti face deportation from the Dominican Republic under a new law.
Politics10 Apr 2015 08:10 GMT
Tens of thousands of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic are at risk of expulsion.
Politics01 Apr 2015 21:20 GMT
Democratic politician Robert Menendez indicted on charges including conspiracy to commit bribery and wire fraud.
Latin America13 Feb 2015 03:12 GMT
Police dismiss racial motivation, but observers say anti-Haitian sentiment is on the rise in the Caribbean nation.
Environment29 Jan 2015 17:58 GMT
Threat of mining pollution at Loma Miranda mountain inspires movement calling for area to be designated a national park.
Politics04 Jan 2015 10:45 GMT
A former US president wanted to break up the CIA after it strayed from its mission, engaging in 'strange activities'.
US & Canada08 Dec 2014 09:47 GMT
Central American town prospers as a trading hub between Dominican Republic and Haiti despite a haunting past.
US & Canada24 Nov 2014 11:06 GMT
If international laws mean anything at all, we must condemn this abuse of basic human rights.
by Belen Fernandez
by Hisham Aidi
by MJ Rosenberg
by Ediberto Roman
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