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Haiti and the Dominican Republic – one island, two worlds | Global Ideas | DW.DE | 12.02.2013


Though Haiti and the Dominican Republic share an island, they remain worlds apart. That’s seen, for instance, in the infrastructure. “The Dominican Republic has proper streets so that you can get from one place to another without serious problems,” Heinz Oelers, an expert on Latin America at the Christian charity Misereor says. In Haiti, on the other hand, “you often need an hour just to travel a few kilometers,” he adds. | DW.DE

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