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Dominican Republic


  An island divided: Haitian immigrants deported from the Dominican Republic

More than a year after the earthquake in Haiti, the Dominican Republic is deporting Haitian refugees en masse, prompting allegations of racism and wrongful treatment by human rights activists.

  An interview with Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat

Need to Know, April 8, 2011: Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Medicare, Edwidge Danticat

We visit Hispaniola, where the Dominican Republic is beginning to deport Haitian refugees. Also: author Edwidge Danticat and Republican Medicare proposals.


Report criticizes Haiti recovery commission led by Bill Clinton

One year after the earthquake, Oxfam found, only five percent of the rubble in Haiti has been removed. The report was also sharply critical of the efforts led by former President Clinton.

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