Since 2021, the government of Luis Abinader has been promoting a campaign of mass deportations of the Haitian immigrant community. This also affects Dominicans of Haitian descent, or Haitians born in the Dominican Republic. Vladimir Fuentes reports from the Dominican Republic.
Record-breaking expulsions of Haitian immigrants from the Dominican Republic took place in 2022. The government’s campaign of mass deportations is the latest episode in what human-rights advocates—and social and political activists—describe as a strategy to deepen racial discrimination. Vladimir Fuentes reports from the capital city, Santo Domingo.