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Haiti and the Dominican Republic: one island divided by racism and violence

January 5, 2008

One island, two countries, seven stories. The people and the land shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic are one altogether, but they are separated in many ways.

The relation between the Dominican Republic and Haiti is perhaps one of the saddest cases of human inequality, discrimiation and abuse, and one of the saddest examples of how far we humans can go in order to make money out of other peoples tragedy.

Haitian man in the border of the Dominican Republic. Photo by Patrick Andre Perron

Update December 20, 2011: this post has been moved back to its original post. Please continue reading here.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. joshuab10 permalink
    November 7, 2011 10:23 am

    I’m referring to part 3, The slavery part of this post

  2. October 30, 2011 10:28 pm

    Thanks. I have moved this article to its original link here.

  3. October 30, 2011 10:28 pm

    Hi Joshuab10, I am not sure what part of this post you are referring to, please reply when possible.

    Update: I’m sorry Joshua I don’t have that specific information, unfortunatelly. The report is from Al-Jazeera.

  4. joshuab10 permalink
    October 24, 2011 5:06 pm

    Hey,
    I’m doing a social report on the Sugar Plantations, can you tell me what the plantation is called? Like the company? Or is it like owned by the country?

  5. February 27, 2008 7:25 pm

    Good article Carlos. Looking to reading more like this.

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