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Haitian Women Cross Border to Give Birth

Lauren Gilger: Haitian women make up a large portion of the patients giving birth in Dominican hospitals. They come because they don’t have access to hospitals and health care in Haiti, especially after last year’s earthquake.
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Island of Hispaniola Struggles to Control HIV

Serena Del Mundo: The Global Fund, the world's leading financer of programs to fight AIDS, TB and malaria, gave the Dominican Republic almost $82 million over a seven-year period for HIV prevention and treatment efforts. But that funding is expected to drop dramatically in coming years.
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The Cost of Political ‘Consistency’

Ralph De La Cruz: Florida lawmakers continue to turn away tens of millions from the federal government. And this time no one's even quite sure why, or who, is responsible.