Friday August 22nd, 2014, 3:40 pm (EDT)

James Ferguson

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Beyond the Lighthouse

“The land Columbus loved best” claims the Dominican Republic’s tourist slogan. In celebration of the 1992 quincentennial the government has spent a reported $250 million on a bizarre commemorative lighthouse. It has also bulldozed the homes of thousands of slum-dwellers to beautify the capital city.… | more |