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Dominican Republic
LGBT activists in the Dominican Republic aren't backing down in the face of discrimination.
A late turn of events leaves question marks over Brazil's impeachment process. Plus: the Dominican Republic votes, El Chapo on the move, and more.
Challenging stereotypes of sex tourism in the Dominican Republic.
The tropical playground of Puerto Plata has come a long way from its notorious beginnings as a hub of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Now host to the annual Bride of the Atlantic surfing festival, the busy port on the Dominican Republic’s north coast is a magnet for history buffs as well as beach lovers.
Contributing writer Morgan Miller explores her experience with racism in the Dominican Republic - and what it says about the country's controversial immigration laws

On Wednesday, the Dominican Republic government denied a deadline extension request for the Plan Nacional de Regularización (National Regularization Plan) from 18 advocacy organizations dedicated to defending Haitian migrant workers’ rights.

Dominican President Danilo Medina arrived in Puerto Rico yesterday to meet with Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro García Padilla in a series of meetings aimed at creating stronger ties between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, as well as improving relations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Politically, TC-0256-14 is a clumsy move, because diplomatic pressure and public disapproval are certain if the Dominican government decides to formally—but unlawfully—withdraw from the IACt-HR’s jurisdiction.

The citizenship squabble in the D.R. is riddled with mistruths and distortions.
A conversation with Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz.

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