The Dominicans are not the only ones looking to feed themselves.
Across the Caribbean, food security is under pressure.
A new report by the food agency FAO says more than half of the continent’s people, or one in five, are at risk of hunger, a rise of two percentage points since 2009.
In Dominica, for instance, more than 70% of people say they are at the very least in danger of food insecurity, compared with 20% in Haiti, 10% in Jamaica and 9% in the Dominican Republic.
A lack of jobs in the region has also contributed to the rise of food insecure families.
In Haiti, nearly half of all adults between the ages of 15 and 24 live below the poverty line, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture.
In Jamaica, the number of food-insecure households has risen to 18% of the total population.
The food agency has also found that half of Dominicans, or 50 million, do not have access to fresh, locally produced food.
Dominicans often face discrimination at work and are often blamed for the poor health of their family members.
In the US, many Americans believe that Dominicans make poor food choices because they have no access to their own countries.
Dominica is the only Caribbean country where Americans are allowed to visit without paying, but in many other countries it is not uncommon to be asked to pay for the privilege.
Dominicans also have a long history of colonialism, as a slave state of Spain.
In 1832, when Dominicans were still under Spanish rule, a small army under the command of Captain José de Villarreal forced Dominicans to return to Spain.
The Spanish government was angry that it did not have a large plantation system to feed its hungry soldiers, and so the colony was forced to import its produce and food.
This was the first time the British had officially colonised a Caribbean island.
The American army also took part in the brutal “Battle of Punta del Este”, a war fought in the Caribbean between the United States and the British Crown in 1835.
After the war, Dominicans moved to the United Kingdom, and in the decades that followed Dominicans fought in World War II, fighting to protect the British colony of Dominica from the Germans.
Dominican forces were part of a British-backed campaign to conquer the Caribbean island of St Vincent in 1944, which resulted in a large-scale British-American invasion and the expulsion of nearly a million Dominicans.
Many Dominicans fled to Canada and Australia in the 1950s and 1960s, but many of those who did return were forced to return home.
The United States, too, was heavily involved in the war on Dominica.
It sent hundreds of troops to the island, and many Dominicans went to the US.
The US also sent soldiers to Dominica to fight alongside the Dominicans as a peacekeeping force, which was used to help the island regain sovereignty in the 1970s.
The conflict was ended in 1991, and the island has since returned to its original status as a Caribbean country.
The Dominican government has been in a constant state of crisis since the fall of the monarchy.
In the 1990s, Dominica suffered an economic downturn, which led to a dramatic rise in poverty.
In response to a massive increase in poverty, the government imposed a series of social programs to alleviate the pressure on its already-overburdened economy.
But many Dominican voters also believe that the government’s policies contributed to their country’s economic decline.
The report says that in 2015, Dominican citizens are at a critical point in their economic situation.
According to FAO, nearly one in four Dominicans is at risk.
More than one-third of those at risk, or 38 million, say they do not know where they are, and some say they have been unable to find work or have been put out of work.
“A large number of people are still waiting for a decent salary and a decent wage,” said Dominica’s president, Michel Dore.
“We need a change in policy, and I think this is the right time to bring change.”
The FAO report comes amid growing pressure from the US government and the US food industry to reduce the countrys reliance on imports.
In December, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at increasing the import of fruit and vegetables and meat from the Caribbean islands.
In addition, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is pushing to lift restrictions on food exports from the region.
However, many Dominians believe the policies implemented by US politicians have been detrimental to their economy.
“The government has done all the wrong things,” said Mariam Mariam, an economist at the International Monetary Fund.
“I think this country is in bad shape.
It is really a question of whether or not we will be able to live and work again in a way that we can be independent of the