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20 December 2017 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, The ghosts of elections past, present and future Across the world, polls this year have been confounded as elections yielded surprising results (not least, for those of us in the UK, in the 2016 referendum on EU membership and the general election in 2017). These results have led many analysts to identify strands...
On 18 December, International Migrants Day, Christian Aid partners in Haiti reminded us of the urgent need to protect the rights of migrants and ‘stateless’ people in the Dominican Republic, who fear violence and mass deportation. Over the past two years, more than 220,000 Haitian migrants and their descendants returned to Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Of these: more than...

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Caribbean Media Partners is the only agency covering the region in all languages. It's mission is to facilitate regional integration through the exchange of information, news, audio-visual productions and any other content from the Caribbean.
Although there have been advances on the legislative and policy front regarding women, many of the reforms exist only on paper. In fact, violence against women is actually increasing, says Tian Spain.
Interview with Sergia Galvan, Executive Director of Colectiva Mujer y Salud, an organisation that works defending women’s rights in the Dominican Republic.
Mass protests against cyanide contamination from Canadian-owned gold mine
Claudia Pompa describes the mission of microfinance institute, Esperanza Internacional.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Education movement gains ground. As calls for more resources to be invested in education are growing across the country

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