Dominican Republic

At least 14 people have died in the Caribbean as Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc in its path, Reuters reports.
A team at Oregon State University have found a parasitic tick containing the oldest mammal blood ever found embalmed in amber
Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016.
Merengue, unspoilt beaches, baseball and dominoes are some of the activities often associated with the Dominican Republic - a Caribbean, Spanish-speaking country that rubs shoulders with Haiti on the island of Hispaniola.
If the Dominican government begins to implement major deportations to Haiti, we will need to be ready to support the women, men and children displaced to a country where they do not belong.
Amnesty International calls on the Dominican government to reaffirm its commitment to the Inter-American Human Rights System, recognize the decisions of the Inter-American Court and make a commitment to implement its recent ruling in full and without delay.
With an average annual temperature of 25 degrees, stunning beaches and great nightlife, it's tricky to work out why you wouldn’t
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The Dominican Republic's nationality rules are a tangle of check-boxes and criteria, but for one family the impact of new legislation could not be more stark. By a fluke of bureaucracy, two out of three children might be awarded citizenship and all its benefits, but the third could remain lost in the limbo of statelessness...