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My Scholarship entry - Life in the bateyes of Dominican Republic

Men working on the sugarcane fields.
Their back, arched before they noticed the group of tourists, straightened promptly at the sight of the foreigners. We later learned they were setting their eyes on the people that would give them their working gloves for the rest of the year. If they did not catch them, they would have none.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Monday, 24 November 2014 | Views [190] | View Larger Image

Men working on the sugarcane fields. Their back, arched before they noticed the group of tourists, straightened promptly at the sight of the foreigners. We later learned they were setting their eyes on the people that would give them their working gloves for the rest of the year. If they did not catch them, they would have none.

Tags: dominican republic, dr, sugarcane, sugar, fields, sugar fields, sun, hard work, hard labor, low pay

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