Humanitarian crises

Human dignity for stateless on Haiti-Dominican border

Thousands from the Dominican Republic are deported to Haiti camps where cholera is a major problem.

'Life without dignity' for stateless on Haiti border

Human Rights

Stateless in the Dominican Republic

Haitian descendants stripped of citizenship in Dominican Republic fight deportation hoping to earn formal status.

Stateless in the Dominican Republic

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

Vatican

Ex-Vatican ambassador dies before his child abuse trial

Autopsy ordered after Vatican's former envoy to Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, dies of apparent natural causes.

Ex-Vatican ambassador dies before his child abuse trial

Politics

Haitians protest over Dominican Republic deportations

Thousands march in solidarity with undocumented residents of Haitian descent in Dominican Republic who face deportation.

Haitians protest over Dominican Republic deportations

Reporter's Notebook

Haitians face bleak future in Dominican border camps

Haitian who say they were deported from Dominican Republic now face uncertain future in border camps.

Opinion

The Honduran meltdown: Made in USA

Six years after the coup in Honduras, it's time for another history lesson.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Reporter's Notebook

Dominican deportation fears keep families on edge

Many unsure if they should await government decision on residency status or cross border to Haiti with their belongings.

Reporter's Notebook

In Dominican Republic, deportations cast long shadow

Proving legal right to stay here is no easy task for both Dominicans and Haitians born in shacks and lacking documents.

Human Rights

Dominican Republic to deport undocumented Haitians

Hundreds of thousands of people from neighbouring Haiti face deportation from the Dominican Republic under a new law.

Opinion

Haitians in the Dominican Republic in legal limbo

Tens of thousands of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic are at risk of expulsion.

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi

Politics

US senator Menendez charged with federal corruption

Democratic politician Robert Menendez indicted on charges including conspiracy to commit bribery and wire fraud.

US senator Menendez charged with federal corruption

Latin America

Haitian found hanged in Dominican Republic

Police dismiss racial motivation, but observers say anti-Haitian sentiment is on the rise in the Caribbean nation.

Haitian found hanged in Dominican Republic

Environment

Dominican activists call mining ‘new form of colonialism’

Threat of mining pollution at Loma Miranda mountain inspires movement calling for area to be designated a national park.

Dominican activists call mining ‘new form of colonialism’

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