Death by a Thousand Cuts

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Extreme poverty has resulted in Hiatians crossing the border into the Dominican Republic to harvest the forests for charcoal production. Illegal Haitian charcoal production in the Dominican Republic has lead to massive deforestation alors the border. As results of the conflits growing over this resource, on January 8, 2012, Dominican national Park Ranger “Melanio” Vargas Medrano was found murdered in the Sierra de Bahoruco National Park in the Southern Dominican Republic.

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