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News Topic - Dominican Republic

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Dominican truckers block border crossings into Haiti SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) The main truckers union in the Dominican Republic on Monday blocked transport of all freight through border crossings into neighboring Haiti, citing concerns about their safety.
Yahoo! News | Aug 3, 2015 10:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Longwood men's basketball heads to Dominican Republic for mission work, hoops Augusta Free Press News:The Longwood mens basketball team embarked on a week-long mission and team-building trip to the Dominican Republic on Sunday. The Lancers will play five games against international competition while undertaking daily community serv
Augusta Free Press | Aug 2, 2015 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Virginia
Food, fun, dance spice up Latino Food Festival Customers were able to sample cuisine from Peru, Argentina, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, Cuba and Mexico. | Aug 2, 2015 04:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Youngstown, Ohio
Thousands of Haitians are stuck in limbo in the Dominican Republic AFTER MONTHS of bluster and confusion, Dominican Republic authorities for now seem to have quietly backed away from their ill-advised threat to expel more than 200,000 Haitian migrant workers and, quite possibly, tens of thousands more of Haitian ancestry
Washington Post | Aug 1, 2015 12:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Local Group Rallies Support For Dominican Republic Deportation Victims A new immigration law is causing a large amount of Haitians in the Dominican Republic to return to Haiti. | Jul 31, 2015 10:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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OAS offers assistance in Haiti, Dominican immigration dispute Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The Organization of American States on Wednesday offered to facilitate talks between Haiti and the Dominican Republic due to the recent immigration controversy.
United Press International | Jul 30, 2015 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tent cities sprouting in Haiti as migrants return from Dominican Republic Read full story for latest details. | Jul 30, 2015 11:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dominican Republic policies concerning McHenry County groups with Haiti ties As an immigration crisis unfolds in the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, local Haiti organizations and ministries are concerned about the strain policies in the Dominican Republic could put on Haitis already fragile infrastructure.
Northwest Herald | Jul 30, 2015 05:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crystal Lake, Illinois
Dominicans reject OAS offer to organize meeting with Haiti WASHINGTON (AP) The Dominican Republic on Wednesday rejected an offer by the Organization of American States to organize talks with Haiti on resolving a tense dispute between the two neighbors over citizenship and legal residency.
Yahoo! News | Jul 29, 2015 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. urges Dominican Republic to prevent deportations of Haitians BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - United Nations human rights experts have urged the Dominican Republic to prevent arbitrary deportations of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent, and to address allegations of racial profiling during depo
Reuters | Jul 29, 2015 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend