haiti

  • Hispaniola: A People Divided

    Some say we live in a borderless world, but based on the stringent anti-immigration policies doled out by the Dominican Republic against its neighbour, Haiti, borders are to be respected at all costs. Haiti, a Francophone nation, and the Dominican Republic (DR), a Hispanophone nation, are two Caribbean countries...
  • The Unexposed Workforce

    According to a 2012 study, the International Labor Organization estimates that “17.2 million children are in paid or unpaid domestic work in the home of a third party or employer.” In Haiti, children work such domestic jobs in a position called “restavek.” The word “restavek” comes from the Créole...
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