Three Dominicans living in New Jersey were elected recently to national legislative positions in the Dominican Republic, created precisely so that the country’s diaspora will be represented
Sumathi Reddy writes about this phenomonenon in the July 31 Wall Street Journal article, “Elected to Serve Far Away,” in which she quotes me about the significance of [...]
An April 15, 2010 of Newsweek article by Jeneen Interlandi, “Enemies: A Love Story,” quotes me about the positive changes in the relationship between the Dominican Republic and Haiti since the January earthquake.
“We’ve had zero reports of violent attacks since the quake,” says Michele Wucker, executive director of the World Policy Institute and author [...]
On January 21. I appeared with Marselha Gonçalves Margerin of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights on a Worldfocus Radio segment on the Dominican Republic and Haiti, hosted by Martin Savidge. Follow the link for audio and comments.
Tags: Dominican Republic, earthquake, Haiti, history, international policy, Latin America, migration
Here are links to my recent appearances on National Public Radio talking about the Haiti earthquake and Dominican-Haitian relations.
Latino USA, January 21 The Haiti Tragedy (scroll down to Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Latin America)
Talk of the Nation, January 25: To Rebuild, Put Haitians in the Lead
Tags: Dominican Republic, earthquake, Haiti, international development, international policy, Latin America, migration
Video from my appearance on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TVO Canada, from Friday January 15th, discussing Haiti with Gage Averill, Elizabeth Abbott, Chantalle Verna, and Kara McDonald.
Tags: Dominican Republic, Haiti, international policy [...]
Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper quoted me in an article about Haiti and the Dominican Republic that ran this morning, Wednesday, January 20th. A tale of two nations
Video clip from my appearance on Laura Flanders’s show, GritTV Tuesday, January 19, along with Rodney Leon and Bill Fletcher Jr. discussing priorities as Haiti rebuilds.
Tags: Dominican Republic, Haiti, international, international policy
From today’s World Policy Blog: Michele Wucker: Tremors Felt Across the Island from Haiti
Tremors from the January 12 earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, reached all the way to the Dominican Republic, which shares the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola. In the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo, new high-rise apartment buildings that [...]
Video and transcript from my guest appearance on the Rachel Maddow show on MSNBC Thursday January 14th, talking about the relationship between the Dominican Republic and Haiti and how the January 12 earthquake plays in to that dynamic.
Video is now available online from the talk I gave October 14th at Fairhaven College, Western Washington University, in Bellingham.
Michele Wucker: “Haiti in the World: Rethinking the Role of the International Community” from Fairhaven College, WWU on Vimeo.
Haiti desperately needs the world’s help. Four devastating storms last year destroyed nearly all of [...]