Haitian Jaquenol Martínez shows a card that proves he has worked in Dominican sugar cane fields since 1963, while applying for a temporary resident permit in Santo Domingo. Photo:  AP Photo/Ezequiel Abiu Lopez

Nathalie Baptiste

Nathalie Baptiste is a Haitian-American with an educational background in international studies and economic development. She focuses much of her writing on Latin America & the Caribbean and enjoys soccer, travel, laughter and food.

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Dialogue on reparations for Haiti is long overdue

On May 12, French president Francois Hollande made history by becoming the first president of France to make a formal state visit to the former colony, Haiti. Rather than a welcome...