Dominican Republic Culture
North America

Dominican Republic Culture

Dominican culture is a mixture of European, African and, to a lesser degree, indigenous elements. Among the popular festivals that are known in the country is the carnival, which is celebrated in many communities. There is even a¬†Maroon Carnivalrelated more to African than European customs. In addition, there are the patron saint festivals that each […]

Map of Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
North America

Dominican Republic 2005

Yearbook 2005 Dominican Republic. A murder committed by two Haitians in May in the small town of Hatillo Palma de Montecristi triggered violent riots with racist overtones and eventually a diplomatic crisis with neighboring Haiti. Slum inhabited by Haitians caught fire and at least three Haitians were killed, while the army deported nearly 4,000 of […]