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Haiti Vs. Dominican Republic

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Haiti Vs. Dominican Republic

Haiti and the Dominican Republic are two nations that share the island of Hispaniola; however they have different histories often contentious.

The Dominican economy depends on migrant labor to work jobs at the bottom of the wage scale. Many Haitians suffer from racism and discrimination when taken back-breaking jobs in Dominican sugar-cane fields and construction site.

Recently, Haitian laborers born in Dominican Republic were denied citizenship on the grounds that their parents were "in transit"

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