Topic: Dominican Republic
The turmoil surrounding Honduras President Manuel Zelaya’s ouster has mostly died down. Now the Central American Parliament is debating if he or the interim president should fill Honduras’s seat on the regional body.
03/28/2010 12:24 pm
Twenty-eight delegations from various countries and organizations are wrapping up a two-day meeting in the Dominican Republic today. Haiti told its partners it needs $11.5 billion to rebuild from earthquake damage.
03/17/2010 07:20 pm
New York Representative Charlie Rangel has stepped down as chairman of the House Ways and Means committee following more than a year of calls for his resignation.
03/03/2010 03:18 pm
In Pictures Street Food
After several days seeing post-earthquake Haiti firsthand, Timberland's Swartz stumbles on the power of a CEO as witness.
02/18/2010 06:22 pm
Experts in child kidnapping and global adoption hope that the Haiti incident involving American Baptist missionaries provides lessons for future disasters.
02/18/2010 10:22 am
The Obama administration on Tuesday asked US clothing companies to source 1 percent of their production from Haiti. The 'Plus One' effort is designed to help the earthquake-ravaged country get back on its feet.
02/16/2010 06:11 pm
Ten Americans charged with child kidnapping after attempting to take 33 children out of Haiti could be released as early as today. The case has shone a spotlight on the plight of Haitian orphans, many of whom end up in virtual slavery.
02/11/2010 10:37 am
With the rainy season set to arrive in Haiti, aid organizers say the top priority is to bring in shelter that can withstand rain and even hurricanes. Some 750,000 people still do not have basic shelter or are crowded in with relatives and friends.
02/09/2010 04:21 pm
Often, impoverished parents or other relatives bring children to orphanages. Meanwhile, an estimated 300,000 Haitian children are believed to be enslaved or working as servants for the country's wealthy elite.
02/05/2010 02:57 pm