The Price Of Sugar

The Price Of Sugar

DVD - 2007
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This documentary profiles the courageous Father Christopher Hartley, a Spanish priest who travels to the Dominican Republic to stop a modern-day slavery operation. Thousands of Haitian men are forced to work in inhumane conditions to harvest sugar cane for the wealthy. Includes commentary by Father Hartley.
Publisher: New York : New Yorker Films, c2007.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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KadyW Dec 27, 2014

Such an heartbreaking story about the lives of hundreds of Haitians working as slave laborers, a stateless and abused people in the Dominican Republic. It garners much admiration for the priest who has chosen to place his own life at such risk to offer his help to them.

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