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Haitian and Dominican Republic Relations Remain Strained Amid New Border Wall

Ashley Mercado
Though Haiti and the Dominican Republic are on the same island, the politics dividing both nations makes it as though they are worlds apart. This came to a head on February 19, 2022 when the Dominican government began building a...
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Naomi Osaka is First Haitian & Japanese Woman to be on the Cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue

Virginia Isaad
Naomi Osaka made headlines in May of this year when she pulled out of the French Open due to anxiety, sharing that she’s “suffered long bouts of depression.” Osaka, 23, was born in Japan to a Haitian father and Japanese...
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Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise Assassinated Amid Political Unrest

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Update: A Haitian national was arrested in connection with the murder of President Moise on Sunday, July 12. Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, who was living in Florida but flew to Haiti by private plane early in June, with the intention...

These Women Share How They’re Healing From Haitian-Dominican Conflict

When it comes to headlines surrounding Haiti and the Dominican Republic, they often center the countries’ long-standing conflict. Though they’re neighboring nations that share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola and a history of colonialism and slavery, their unresolved past is...