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Consuelo, Dominican Republic- Sugarcane is harvested near the village of Consuelo, Dominican Republic. Dominican sugarcane is harvested by Haitian migrant laborers who live in plantation villages known as a Batey. A USDA estimate put US consumption of sugar at approximately 80 lbs. per person, of which cane accounts for 80% of sugar produced. (Photo by Robert Falcetti)
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- Batey, the not so sweet existence in the heart of cane.