The president of Dominican Republic, (left), and the president of Haiti, Michel Martelly, (right).

Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress

By: Wilhelmina Agyapong, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Recent events have demonstrated that disputatious bilateral issues between the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti may have (finally) taken a positive turn. A second round…

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Photo Source: Centro Bonó, via Jesuit Refugee Service

Denationalizing Dominicans of Haitian Ancestry? Santo Domingo’s Anti-Dominican Authorities

By: Silvio Torres-Saillant, Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

The Constitutional Court decision that denationalizes over 250,000 Dominicans of Haitian ancestry, reaching back to include great-great grandparents born in the nation’s territory in 1929,…

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Dominican Republic – Haiti Tensions Are On The Rise

Dominican Republic – Haiti Tensions Are On The Rise

By: Tamanisha John, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

In a ruling on September 23, 2013, the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court (TC) stripped citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent, going as far back as…

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Photo Source: Anthony Crone U.S. Geological Survey March 17, 2010

Haiti: A New “El Dorado” for Foreign Investors

By: Kinsey Norton, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Haiti is currently marketing itself as a new and exciting destination for adventure travelers, members of the Haitian diaspora, and businesspeople. With nearly 1,771 kilometers…

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No Justice: The U.N.’s Refusal to Compensate Cholera Victims in Haiti

No Justice: The U.N.’s Refusal to Compensate Cholera Victims in Haiti

By: Christie Mount, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Immediately following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, which caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands and the resulting homelessness of…

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