Protests against the expulsion of Dominico-Haitians from the Dominican Republic continued with a march that included 15 diaspora organizations and public officials, reports The Haitian Times.
Thousands celebrated Dominican culture and cheered baseball star Pedro Martínez at Sunday’s Dominican Day Parade, El Diario reports.
El Diario takes a look at a history of tenacity and determination, even through hard times.
Three national parades – of the Dominican, Peruvian and Colombian communities – took place last weekend in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.
An editorial in The Haitian Times explores the broader implications of the Dominican Republic’s actions against Dominico-Haitians.
Carrying banners painted with #1Island and signs stating that “Haitian Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter,” demonstrators at Union Square rallied against the Dominican Republic’s moves to strip Dominico-Haitians of their Dominican citizenship.
Representatives of the Dominican government in New York City demanded an apology from Mayor Bill de Blasio, who called the deportation of Dominicans of Haitian descent racist and immoral, El Diario reports.
Haitians and Dominicans alike continue to protest the Dominican Republic’s deportation of Dominicans with Haitian ancestry, at rallies and masses in the city.
Dominicans rallied in front of the Dominican consulate in a show of solidarity with those of Haitian descent facing deportation in the Dominican Republic, reports The Haitian Times.
The Dominican community is divided regarding the impending massive deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants back home, El Diario reports.
Angela Fernández speaks to City & State’s Gerson Borrero about becoming the new head of the Dominican Day Parade.
The former president of the NYC Dominican Day Parade told El Diario that “the attorney general has handed the parade over to politicians.”
Caribbean Life reports that artists of Haitian and Dominican background are featured in a Washington Heights exhibit, something that might seem “impossible on the island of Hispaniola itself.”
At El Nuevo Bohío restaurant in the Bronx, customers can enjoy Dominican and Puerto Rican meals while surrounded by murals depicting landscapes of the islands and memories from childhood, reports Manhattan Times.
El Diario interviewed Dominicans about proposed changes in the abortion law in the Dominican Republic, which is being debated by the country’s Congress.