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23 Feb
The Dominican Republic markets itself as a tropical vacation paradise. But behind the scenes lie heaps of trash from mass tourism. People like Eddy Rosado and the UN environment program are trying to shrink the Caribbean nation's garbage dumps.
21 Feb
The wall will cover almost half of the border between the two countries. Many Haitians cross the border in search of work in the fields or in the construction industry in the Dominican Republic.
8 Jan 2021
Social media influencer Esther Jimenez underwent a difficult survival process following a 'devil's acid' attack that was thrown at her face before social networks changed her life helping her become an influencer and motivator for thousands of followers.
18 Mar 2018
For the past few weeks, 120 Haitian police officers have been deployed on the bridge over the Massacre river to secure the border crossing between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Their goal is to put an end to child trafficking, prostitution and slavery. Our correspondent reports on the plight of these children.
8 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least eight people while in Florida, residents and tourists were being urged to evacuate.

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