Posted inThe Haitian Times

A desperate crossing: Dominican army uses Haitian deportation for profit

OUANAMINTHE— Standing in sweltering heat, Roderly Saint-Vil recounts his harrowing journey. The 26-year-old Saint-Raphaël native crossed into the Dominican Republic illegally, paying exorbitant fees to border guards and taxi drivers. Like many Haitians, he sought economic refuge, only to be trapped in a cycle of border crossing, exploitation and repatriation. “It’s been 11 months since […]