Dominican Republic

The tailings of Chilean mining

 04/10/2017 - 05:06

In the Chilean city of Antofagasta, the country's mining epicenter, thousands of families from Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic live in poverty. The came here attracted by the copper "supercycle," which raised the price of the metal to $4 per pound in 2008. EFE/Mario Ruiz

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:00am
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Beyond racism: Three perspectives on the Dominican-Haitian situation

 07/18/2015 - 12:48
Several men of Haitian heritage wait to be processed at the Ministry of the Interior in Santo Domingo, for paperwork to allow them to stay in the Dominican Republic. EFE/Orlando Barría

Although the international narrative tends to label the situation as a racial conflict, doing so does not do justice to its complexity — and turns attention away from other, not least important factors that exacerbate it.

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 1:34pm
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Sabrina Vourvoulias