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Dominican Court Ruling Reverberates in New York

Friday, October 25, 2013

Tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic could lose their citizenship, following a court ruling last month.

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Selected Shorts

Who Am I?

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Travelling to find yourself in two stories by contemporary American writers.

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Soundcheck

Dominican Bachata Founder Spices Up Tiny Washington Heights Restaurant, Every Friday Night

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Edilio Paredes, one of bachata's founding fathers, has been getting 27 de Febrero diners dancing for 17 years. Check out WNYC's video of the scene at the restaurant and download a free track by Paredes and the Dominican roots group Puerto Plata.

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The Takeaway

The Toll of the Haiti Earthquake on the Dominican Republic

Friday, January 29, 2010

Yesterday, we talked about the anticipated influx of Haitian immigrants to Florida in the upcoming weeks. Today, we look at a place where Haitians are already seeking refuge: across the border in the Dominican Republic. Before the earthquake, up to a million Haitians were already living in the neighboring nation – many of them undocumented. Now thousands more are expected to cross into the Dominican Republic in the coming months.

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The Takeaway

The World Baseball Classic 2009

Thursday, March 05, 2009

The World Baseball Classic kicks off with defending champs Japan against China. It may not be a big deal in the U.S. but in other parts of the globe, this is their World Series. Jorge Pineda is the Editor-in-Chief of Dominican Today. He is following team Dominican Republic and is waiting excitedly for their first game. He joins us now for a trip to the old ballgame.

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