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Dominican Republic

This Month We’re Reading….Frank Baez

Every month, we tell you which Latin American writings we are reading. Taking many different forms and featuring writers stretching the whole of the South, Central and North America, we bring to you a wide selection of the modern works that are stirring literary interests. This month, Literature Editor Millie Corp is delving us into […]

A quickfire look at Dominican-Haitian relations

Sam Benstead discusses the long-lasting tensions between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The aptly named Massacre River forms the northernmost part of the international border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. It was into this river that Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator between 1930 and 1961, ordered the bodies of 20,000 innocent Haitians to be dumped […]