Tourists may dream of postcard landscapes, but paradise can be destroyed by the deadly tempests the poor living in the tropics must face.
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Céline Anaya Gautier, Slaves in Paradise, from PRIVATE 45 – Development. An Ecological Question In the Dominican Republic the story of Uncle Tom has never ended. Not far from the luxury tourist beaches, hidden behind an impenetrable curtain of sugar cane, unsanitary wooden barracks are assembled to form “bateys”. These ghettos, without water or electricity, are home […]