[World History Archives]

The working-class history
of the Dominican Republic

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   History in general of the Dominican Republic

Sweatshop U In Dominican Republic
By Bob Herbert, New York Times Op/Ed, 12 April 1998. Sweatshop free-trade zone that supplies U.S. university paraphenalia.
General Strike Called In Dominican Republic
From A-Infos News Serice, 18 October 1999. General strike of labor unions in protest of increase in fuel prices and import exchange rate.