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It's 2015 and the Dominican Republic Is Ethnically Cleansing Itself

Last April, during a two-week vacation back in Haiti, where most of my family comes from, my uncle and I discussed taking a road trip to the Dominican Republic. As he lamented what a crime it was that I hadn’t “seen the entire island,” he rattled through the many activities we could get into—some legally dubious, all… »6/23/15 3:00pm6/23/15 3:00pm

Miley Cyrus and Her Tongue Are Fighting With the Dominican Republic

Miley Cyrus and the Dominican Republic are beefing — over whether she should twerk in front of her young fans, among other things. The country’s authorities have banned the pop star from performing this month but she and her concert promoter have filed a legal challenge in response. Come at me bro! »9/04/14 12:10pm9/04/14 12:10pm

Teen Cancer Patient Can't Get Chemo Because She's Nine Weeks Pregnant — But She Can't Get an Abortion, Either

Esperanza, a teenage girl with acute leukemia living in the Dominican Republic, will die if she doesn't start chemotherapy treatments as soon as possible. But she's nine weeks pregnant, and her country banned abortion even in cases where the mother's life is in danger back in 2010. »7/24/12 5:20pm7/24/12 5:20pm

Vogue's 'Model.Live': "I Feel Like My Confidence, More And More. This Is My Place."

Where do the models go after fashion week? Model.Live »10/24/08 6:00pm10/24/08 6:00pm, the never-ending web documentary, stays with its subjects to the bitter end. Austria, the beautiful Dominican who (until she signed with IMG!) has had a tough show season. The overt racism of the industry, her comically unhelpful mother agent/chaperone, Socrates…