Dominican Republic

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The US has a silent pig pandemic on its doorstep once again
As America readies to protect its pork industry, the Dominican Republic has been accused of using an outbreak of African Swine Fever to wipe out smaller producers

Milli Legrain

17, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s not easy’: seven working parents around the world – photo essay
Photographers Linda Bournane Engelberth and Valentina Sinis document the lives of working parents from Botswana to the UK for Unicef

16, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Famed garment factory paying a living wage struggles to stay afloat
Workers were furloughed without pay amid the pandemic at the Dominican garment factory, the only one in the developing world that pays a living wage

Milli Legrain

02, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Mafia fugitive caught after posting YouTube cooking video
Marc Feren Claude Biart was betrayed by failing to hide his distinctive tattoos in the clip

Angela Giuffrida in Rome and agencies

29, Mar, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Johnny Pacheco, co-founder of New York's Latin label Fania, dies aged 85
The Fania All-Stars player and record label-impresario worked with Latin music giants including Celia Cruz and fostered a more intense, political salsa sound

Laura Snapes

16, Feb, 2021 @10:17 AM

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Dominican Republic activists fear total abortion ban banishes women to the dark ages
Scores of Dominican women die each year from botched attempts to end unwanted pregnancies

Michelle Del Rey in Santo Domingo

18, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: Haiti's warm climate with inland variations
Geographical features cause weather differences on shared mountainous island of Hispaniola

Stephen Moss @stephenmoss_tv

17, Aug, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Dominican Republic: George Floyd protests spark reckoning with race as elections loom
The country has long grappled with anti-Haitian discrimination. July’s presidential vote could alter the landscape

Michael Deibert

15, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism?
New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home.

Michael Krumholtz in New York and Noelis Ciriaco in the Dominican Republic

23, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz
Prosecutors say video footage show the attempt to kill the former Red Sox star was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars

Guardian sport and agencies

12, Jun, 2019 @4:41 PM

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Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting
Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took place

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Jun, 2019 @4:37 AM

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'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial begins in France
Two former military pilots, a customs officer and celebrity bodyguard among the accused

Kim Willsher in Paris

18, Feb, 2019 @3:50 PM

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