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· August, 2009

Stories about Dominican Republic from August, 2009

Dominican Republic: Solving the Issue of Power Outages

Power outages are a daily reality for the Dominican Republic. The government has not been able to solve the issue of the blackouts, but hope the new head of the...

Dominican Republic: Treasure Trove

Repeating Islands blogs about “the discovery of a ‘treasure trove’ of stone tools and the bones of several now-extinct Caribbean animals in a prehistoric water-filled cave in the Dominican Republic”,...

Dominican Republic: Cyber-Journalism Olympics

The third Cyber-Journalism Olympics will take place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where participants will learn how to write for the internet according to Luijo of Ahí é Que Prende...

Dominican Republic: The Film Sugar About Young Baseball Player

José Rafael Sosa gives a thumbs up to the movie “Sugar,” [es] which chronicles the life of a young baseball player from the Dominican Republic trying to make it in...

Haiti, DR: Border Tension

Repeating Islands reports on growing tensions at the Haiti/Dominican Republic border, following the alleged murder of a Dominican citizen by a Haitian, who is “accused of committing the crime to...

Dominican Republic: Fire at the Autonmous University of Santo Domingo

In the Dominican Republic, Duarte 101 [es] has images and twitter updates from the fire at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.

Dominican Republic: Doctors on Strike

Doctors from the Dominican public health system have been on strike calling for a salary increase. However, the protest leave many wondering whether this is adversely affecting low-income families.

IndieGoGo: fundraising for independent film-makers

IndieGoGo is a fundraising and promotion platform for independent movie makers where they can network, showcase their work and raise funds for their projects.

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