Press Articles

The EconomistMigrants in the Dominican Republic. No Place like Home“. May 31, 2014

The New York TimesSuddenly Illegal at Home” by Lorgia García-Peña. December 12, 2013

The Washington Post: “Sugar Protections Prove Easy to Swallow for Lawmakers across Political Spectrum” by Peter Wallsten and Tom HamburgerDecember 8, 2013

The Economist: “A Storm in Hispaniola“. December 7, 2013

El Pais: “Pariahs of the Caribbean” by Mario Vargas Llosa. November 8, 2013

Cincinnati.com: “The Bitter Lives of Sugar Workers“. October 3, 2013

Dominican Today: “Industries Discard U.S. Report of Child, Forced Labor in Sugar Business“. October 1, 2013

Dominican Today: “Sugar Exports to Europe to Increase this Year“. March 2, 2013

AFL-CIO: “Exploitation of Workers in the Dominican Republic’s Sugar Fields Continues” by Cassandra Waters. February 10, 2013

National Film Board of Canada Blog: “Black Sugar. Modern-Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic” by Carolyne Weldon. February 1, 2013

The Huffington Post: “Dominican Sugar: US To Look Into Reports Of Worker Abuse In Sugar Industry” by Ezequiel Abiu Lopez. April 24, 2012

Photo Blog on NBCNews.com: “Haitians in Dominican Republic Sugar Plantations Live Anonymous Lives“. March 1, 2012

The Palm Beach Post: “Wikileaks: Fanjuls among ‘Sugar Barons’ who ‘Muscled’ Lawmakers to Kill Free Trade Deal” by Michael LaForgia and Adam Playford. January 2, 2012

The Economist: “Stateless in Santo Domingo” by Luisa Fransua. December 16, 2011

Al Jazeera: “Stranded: Stateless in the Dominican Republic” by Steve Sapienza. July 11, 2011

Dominican Today: “Dominican Sugar Industry Exports Jump 63% to US $157 M“. July 27, 2010 

Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights: “Memo: Constitutional Changes in the Dominican Republic“. February 5, 2010

The New York TimesDominican Crackdown Leaves Children of Haitian Immigrants in Legal Limbo” by Marc Lacey. May 25, 2008

CNN: “Is Sugar Production Modern Day Slavery?” by Steve Turnham. December 18, 2006

Financial Times:“Cane Cutters Seek Sweet Life” by Andy Webb-Vidal. March 10, 2006