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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 161–171.
Published: 01 September 2010
... examines the laboring conditions and practices tantamount to slavery in the sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic (DR). It also addresses the complicity of state governments in human trafficking of Haitian migrants to the DR. The film also illuminates a global trend in which migrants, unable...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 103–128.
Published: 01 May 1997
... animals and the game warden’s desire to kill all the dangerous ones) is performed at the expense of colonial “others,” in this specific scene the Costa Rican worker. The next scene occurs in the Mano de Dios amber mine in the Dominican Republic where we see the lawyer Donald Gennaro un...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 187–237.
Published: 01 January 1996
... of a decidedly Mexican persuasion. But stereotypes are not usually too precise when it comes to nationality. "Freddy Lopez," for instance, might be Dominican, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Chicano, Cuban, "Gypsy" or, even (and this may be the most telling coincidence)a Central European Jew-he may...