Homelands’ Sandy Tolan, Haitian-Dominican journalist Euclides Cordero Nuel, and Reveal’s Michael Montgomery won the Morton Frank Award from the Overseas Press Club of America for their investigation into the treatment of sugar workers on plantations in the Dominican Republic.
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The Central Romana Corporation destroyed a workers’ encampment in the Dominican Republic in November, two months after damning reports on conditions for Haitian cane cutters were published by Homelands’ Sandy Tolan. Residents say the destruction of houses and their forced removal were unannounced, according to an update by Tolan that appeared in Mother Jones in December.
Citing reporting by Homelands’ Sandy Tolan, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade is calling for a “swift and thorough investigation” into the labor practices of large sugar producers in the Dominican Republic.