Mass expulsion of Haitians from DR causes clashes, refuel racial tensions 

Ouanaminthe residents vow to keep fighting against the mistreatment of Haitians by Dominicans

“We were home in bed when cars surrounded the house,” said Jeannot, a Haitian man expelled from the Dominican Republic. “There was a dog at the entrance of the house. They killed it. They barged into the house, beat and slapped us, handcuffed us, then put us in a car.”

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Haitians in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic and Haiti share the island of Hispaniola, but relations between the two countries have been rancorous for almost two centuries. As Haiti once again teeters on the brink, The Haitian Times founder, Garry Pierre-Pierre spent a week in the Dominican Republic, conversing with Haitians living there.