Children smuggled along Haiti-Dominican Republic border

  • A girl crosses the Massacre River, which divides Haiti and the Dominican Republic. ROBERTO KOLTUN / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Haitians cross the border through the city of Juanamen, Haiti, into the Dominican Republic. ROBERTO KOLTUN / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Two men wait along the Haiti-Dominican Republic border near the Massacre River. ROBERTO KOLTUN / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Haitians cross the border through the city of Juanamen, Haiti, into the Dominican Republic. ROBERTO KOLTUN / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • A man carries his father and son across the Massacre River, the river that separates Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Each day hundreds of Haitians cross the border, where they pay off military guards to allow them to enter illegally. ROBERTO KOLTUN / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Haitian brothers 5-year-old Wycleef, left, and Jensin, 7, were taken from Port-au-Prince to the Dominican Republic by a human trafficker. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • A boy makes a living washing windshields on the streets of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Haitian Cerrette Ferjuste, left, feels lucky to be with her daughter Estelancia Merici, 6, who was held by a human trafficker from Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The family has settled in Villa Penca in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF