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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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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