Dominican Republic

immigration

When the Dominican Republic Ended Birthright Citizenship, It Was a Disaster

Donald Trump wants to end birthright citizenship in the US. The only country to do that in recent years created a humanitarian catastrophe.
Taylor Hosking
11.6.18
carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Más Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.22.18
Interviews

Dominican Punks La Armada Dream of Hardcore without Borders

Stream the Santo Domingo-turned-Chicago thrashy hardcore band's fiery, bracingly political new album, 'Anti-Colonial Vol. 1.'
Beverly Bryan
3.28.18
Baseball

Jean Segura Says He Was Robbed, Beaten by Police in the Dominican Republic

The Mariners shortstop was on his way to visit teammate Robinson Cano in their home country when police pulled him over and ransacked his car.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.22.17
la sangre

La Sangre: Baseball in San Pedro

VICE Sports explores baseball culture in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.
VICE Sports
6.21.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Images of Hope and Resettlement from Rio Ozama in Santo Domingo

Looking at life in the slums along the Rio Ozama.
Benjamin Petit
4.3.17
world baseball classic

Adam Jones' Catch that Robbed the Dominican Republic May Have Made A Legend of Team USA Yet

Adam Jones gave us something to look out for with Team USA in the WBC future: the legend of the little guys.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.20.17
javier baez

Javier Baez Celebrates the Rare No-Look Tag at Second Base Before it Even Happens

Javier Baez celebrated Yadier Molina's throw to second before he even tagged the runner out in Puerto Rico's win over the Dominican Republic.
Patrick Sauer
3.15.17
fernando rodney

Fernando Rodney Pulls Enormous, Golden Plantain Out of His Pants

The World Baseball Classic looks like a whole lot of fun.
Sean Newell
3.10.17
world baseball classic

Jose Bautista Batters Canada in Dominican's Predictable WBC Rout

Bautista torched his adopted country, leading the Dominicans to a 9-2 victory over Canada to kick off Pool C play at the World Baseball Classic.
Kyle Cantlon
3.10.17
Stuff

Carnival's New Voluntourism Cruise Doesn't Help or Hurt Anyone

Fathom is the world's first-ever cruise line for vacationers who don't just want to do beaches, spas, and shopping. It's for people who want to "travel with purpose."
Jacob Kushner
11.7.16
VICE World of Sports

VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: Las Grandes Ligas

Cuban ball players are willing to literally risk it all—family, citizenship, finances, and sometimes even their lives—just to get a shot at the major leagues.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.18.16
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