Topic Tag: massacre


Caribbean genocide

It was the Sunday before Christmas in the year 1511, almost 20 years after Christopher Columbus had first set foot on the Caribbean island...

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Culture, Literature, Arts, History, Haiti

Deadly Frontier: Edwidge Danticat’s “The Farming of Bones”

As I write this, they’re still pulling bodies out of what used to be villages along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic....

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Culture, History, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Massacre River of blood

The placid Massacre River (or Río Massacre) seems to belie its ominous name. Running in wide shallow bends and occasional faster-flowing...

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