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February 4, 2007 Reflections of Slavery

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

Dominican Republic

February 4, 2007 Laundry Day

Photo Caption: A little Haitian girl stands close to her mother on a laundry day in a sugar cane plantation batey in El Seibo Province. 514 more words

Dominican Republic