The Dominican Republic (i/dəˌmɪnᵻkənrᵻˈpʌblɪk/; Spanish:República Dominicana[reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana]) is a country on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western three-eighths of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population the Dominican Republic is the second-largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,445 square kilometres (18,705sqmi) and nearly 10 million people, one million of whom live in the capital city Santo Domingo.
One of the three, Crismery Santana from the Dominican Republic, was winning her second continental senior title within seven months ... After the PAWF played a key role last year in making online international competitions viable, it staged its COVID-delayed 2020 Championships in April in the Dominican Republic capital, Santo Domingo.
Marcelino Vélez SantanaRegionalHospital in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic's capital, de la Nuez told CNN he's still in shock ...Eighteen people died of Covid-19 the last week, compared to 165 deaths in the first week of February -- the peak for Covid-19 fatalities in the Dominican Republic so far.
made “protectorates” of Cuba, Panama, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Haiti, taking control of their finances, limiting their sovereignty, and periodically sending in troops ... occupations in Haiti and the Dominican Republic sparked guerrilla wars that took the lives of 290 U.S ... actions in the Dominican Republic.
In the aftermath of the earthquake, more Haitians appear to be fleeing the nation by dangerous means, by sea to nearby Caribbean islands or over irregular land crossings to the Dominican Republic... She had children in the Dominican Republic, but she’d lost her cellphone and did not have their phone numbers.