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Why Dominican Republic Hates Haiti

08 May 2015 by admin in News, World

The two countries may coexist on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola but historically they have rarely seen eye to eye. So why do Haiti and The Dominican Republic hate each other?

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Man lynched in Dominican Republic as tensions run high
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015…
The apparent lynching of a young man in the Dominican city of Santiago has reignited fears of a looming humanitarian crisis.

Haitians, Dominicans try to move beyond Parsley Massacre’s long shadow
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americ…
“The Parsley Massacre, which killed thousands 75 years ago, profoundly altered relations between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Recently, hundreds of people gathered on the border to address its legacy.”

A storm in Hispaniola
http://www.economist.com/news/america…
“THE last time the Dominican Republic committed an atrocity against residents of Haitian descent, the rest of the world paid little heed.”

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