As part of NPR’s 50th anniversary celebration, All Things Considered revisits “Sugar and Sorrow in Hispaniola,” a 1991 story by Sandy Tolan and Alan Weisman that one listener never forgot.
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Different sorts of dreams collide in the Dominican Republic, where industrial parks, sugar cane fields, and a posh resort all belong to a single U.S. corporation.
Haitian sugar cane workers in the Dominican Republic live in squalid conditions. Although the sugar they produce is exported to the United States, the U.S. government has declined to intervene.