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News Dominica Politics: The Messy Racial Politics of the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
The Messy Racial Politics of the Super Bowl Halftime Show
News source: https://www.motherjones.com/media/2020/02/the-messy-racial-politics-of-the-super-bowl-halftime-show/

While JLo dancing to “Lento” by Nfasis, an Afro-Dominican artist, was dope—it was exciting to hear Dominican Dembow ... CS: In terms of the thornier bits, my take on JLo incorporating political ...

News Dominica Politics: At Milagro, ‘En el Tiempo de Las Mariposas’ floats with the spirit and sting of resistance

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
At Milagro, ‘En el Tiempo de Las Mariposas’ floats with the spirit and sting of resistance
News source: https://www.oregonlive.com/entertainment/2020/02/at-milagro-en-el-tiempo-de-las-mariposas-floats-with-the-spirit-and-sting-of-resistance.html

when a Dominican American writer visits Dede to learn more about her family. The dialogue is entirely in Spanish, with two screens providing English supertitles. Under Christy Drogosch’s strong ...

News Dominica Politics: DOMINICA-POLITICS-Political leaders with contrasting views of decision by opposition legislator to quit party

Published on: Thursday 05 April 2018
DOMINICA-POLITICS-Political leaders with contrasting views of decision by opposition legislator to quit party
News source: https://www.antiguaobserver.com/dominica-politics-political-leaders-with-contrasting-views-of-decision-by-opposition-legislator-to-quit-party/

The leadership of Dominica’s two main political parties Thursday gave contrasting opinions on the decision of Joseph Isaac to quit the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) and become an ...

News Dominica Politics: 4 Reasons Americans Retire in the Dominican Republic

Published on: Sunday 27 October 2019
4 Reasons Americans Retire in the Dominican Republic
News source: https://www.investopedia.com/articles/personal-finance/100115/4-reasons-why-americans-retire-dominican-republic.asp

The Bottom Line There are many factors that make the Dominican Republic attractive to retirees. However, expats also should consider the risks to the stability of the country's economic, political and ...

News Dominica Politics: Dominican political parties in NYC ready to tap candidates

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Dominican political parties in NYC ready to tap candidates
News source: https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2019/10/18/dominican-political-parties-in-nyc-ready-to-tap-candidates/

New York.- Several subsidiaries of Dominican political parties in the Big Apple are ready to choose their candidates for deputies for United States District 1, which encompasses New York City to ...

News Dominica Politics: DOMINICA-POLITICS-Opposition legislator arrested

Published on: Friday 13 September 2019
DOMINICA-POLITICS-Opposition legislator arrested
News source: https://www.antiguaobserver.com/dominica-politics-opposition-legislator-arrested/

An opposition legislator was on Friday arrested by police over statements he allegedly made during a recent public meeting of the United Workers Party (UWP), a senior official of the party has said.

News Dominica Politics: DOMINICA-POLITICS-Opposition party announces campaign of civil disobedience

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
DOMINICA-POLITICS-Opposition party announces campaign of civil disobedience
News source: https://www.antiguaobserver.com/dominica-politics-opposition-party-announces-campaign-of-civil-disobedience/

CANA is reporting that Dominica’s main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Wednesday announced plans for a campaign of civil disobedience in support of electoral reform as well getting the relevant ...

News Dominica Politics: The 25-year-old deal that still sends Russia and Iran into fits

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
The 25-year-old deal that still sends Russia and Iran into fits
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/the-25-year-old-deal-that-still-sends-russia-and-iran-into-fits

This weekend’s drone attacks on Saudi Aramco’s energy output demonstrate the fragile nexus between global security, politics, and economics. In an era of great-power competition with Iran’s and Russia’s expansionary and asymmetric moves, it is worth highlighting a key international accord that has effectively stunted their influence in one important part of the world — the energy-rich South Caucuses.

News Dominica Politics: Kafer: A lesson on identity politics from the Dominican Republic

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
Kafer: A lesson on identity politics from the Dominican Republic
News source: https://www.denverpost.com/2019/09/05/kafer-a-lesson-on-identity-politics-from-the-dominican-republic/

Florida minus air conditioning was my first impression of Santiago de los Caballeros, a city in the agricultural heartland of the Dominican Republic. During my week sojourn, the patina of sweat on my skin disappeared only in the shower. Heat aside, it’s a lovely place. Blooming trees and palms line the streets of brightly painted cinderblock houses. Santiago is known for its murals. The gracious, inviting Latin culture sets the island apart from English-speaking Caribbean islands I’ve visited. My childlike Spanish elicited grace at every turn.  “Ese tu perro? El perro blanco es bueno. El perro joven es bueno también.”  With their encouragement, I doubled my vocabulary.

News Dominica Politics: Robert Boyd, journalist who shared Pulitzer for Eagleton shock therapy revelations, dies at 91

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
Robert Boyd, journalist who shared Pulitzer for Eagleton shock therapy revelations, dies at 91
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/robert-boyd-journalist-shared-pulitzer-for-eagleton-shock-therapy-revelations-dies-at-91/2019/09/20/a8d03ef4-db1e-11e9-a688-303693fb4b0b_story.html

Averse to punditry, he was not a marquee name on the Sunday talk-show circuit but commanded door-opening respect in political circles. His career included notable reporting trips to Cuba after the ...

News Dominica Politics: Genesis Ortega: Host of PBS39’s “Es Tiempo” advocates for the Valley’s Latino community

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Genesis Ortega: Host of PBS39’s “Es Tiempo” advocates for the Valley’s Latino community
News source: https://www.lvb.com/genesis-ortega-host-pbs-39s-es-tiempo-advocates-valleys-latino-community/

About 27 years ago, a nine-month-old Genesis Ortega left the Dominican Republic with her parents for a new life in the United States. The family eventually settled in Allentown, leaving the unstable ...

News Dominica Politics: No new taxes in Dominica budget

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
No new taxes in Dominica budget
News source: http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/240990/taxes-dominica-budget

ROSEAU, Dominica – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday presented an EC$1.02 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) tax-free budget to Parliament, announcing the removal of taxes on a number of items ranging from vehicles to baby diapers and urging greater support for his ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in the coming months.

News Dominica Politics: Dominican Food, but Make it Vegan

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Dominican Food, but Make it Vegan
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/18/style/dominican-food-but-make-it-vegan.html

Many are spreading their newfound knowledge through food collectives, offering meal prep services, catering and cooking classes, as well as education on the environmental and political benefits ... ...

News Dominica Politics: Qatar, Dominican Republic hold political consultations

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Qatar, Dominican Republic hold political consultations
News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/636066/Qatar-Dominican-Republic-hold-political-consultati

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Qatar and the Dominican Republic held a round of political consultations in Doha. The Qatari side was chaired by HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign ...

News Dominica Politics: REVIEW: ‘Councilwoman’ Documentary Chronicles a Dominican Hotel Maid-Turned-Politician Fighting for a Living Wage

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: https://remezcla.com/features/film/review-councilwoman-hffny-2019/

this doc feels right at home in the current political climate. Castillo, a Dominican woman who first came to the United States in 1994 with three of her kids in tow, stands out as a champion for ...

News Dominica Politics: Dominican Republic’s evangelists also oppose reelection push

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2019/04/25/dominican-republics-evangelists-also-oppose-reelection-push/

With its position the Dominican Evangelical Unity Council (Codue ... It said the Constitution shouldn’t be amended to obtain long-term political benefits in favor of a single person. “We cannot give ...