The High Human Cost of America’s Sugar Habit

It was 5 a.m. and still dark as we rolled west out of Santo Domingo, on a cool morning in May 2019. We rode through the tourist zone, past whitewashed Spanish colonial buildings, pointing our truck toward the Haitian border. A sliver of waning moon hung in the eastern sky. After three decades, I’d returned … Continue reading The High Human Cost of America’s Sugar Habit