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…
The former personal assistant to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Providencia Paredes, has died at 90, reports AP Online.
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!
The pregnant Dominican teenager who had to wait twenty days to start receiving chemotherapy for her acute leukemia because of her country's draconian anti-abortion laws has died.
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.
What does increased foreign presence in post-earthquake Haiti bring? Donated money, aid workers and increased U.N. presence, for sure. Also, Dominican prostitutes hoping to make a living off them.