On Jan 26, 2018, a team of teachers and students from St. Michael Catholic Secondary School will travel to the bateys in La Higuera, Dominican Republic to help serve the people who live and work there. 217 more words
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Photo Caption: Haitian workers cut kernels of corn in a sugar cane plantation batey in the province of El Seibo.
History: More than a century of intermixing between the people of Hispaniola’s two nations had made distinguishing them apart from each other highly problematic, especially on the border, which had been ill-defined until both countries made a treaty in 1930 at the behest of the United States, which was finally departing the island after decades of occupation. 598 more words