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  • Republic, known as the batey, that lacks the most basic of necessities such as running water and indoor plumbing.

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  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic In 1995, we began a mission site in an area of the Dominican Republic, known as the batey, that lacks the most basic of necessities such as running water and indoor plumbing.

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  • For those that are not familiar with the term "batey," it is a small, barrack-style community built and maintained by large sugar corporations.

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  • He was removed from his home and family in Haiti, but he told me of his dream to play professional soccer, and he saw opportunity in working at the batey.

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  • "Part of what makes it extraordinary is that we have everything here, the midden (refuse) mound, the batey (ceremonial site), the house patterns, the burials and the rock art."

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  • Back in the batey, Elena Vega, Adolfo's wife, and other cooperative members joined Fidel in some picture-taking to be kept as mementos.

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  • Yet they couldn't quite come down on Daniel so unexpectedly; he lived, Lee recalled, on a batey, the central dominating point of a sugar estate; and -- unmarried -- what accommodations he might offer were problematic.

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  • He roused himself and asked Daniel if they had far to go, and learned that they had almost reached the batey.

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  • The capataz of the batey gang, a tall flushed Jamaican negro, passed on

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  • Seated in an angle which might be expected to catch the first movement of the trade winds sweeping, together with night, from the sea, practically the whole of the batey was laid out before

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