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President Luis Abinader has postponed his trip to the UN General Assembly due to the passing of Hurricane Fiona. Last week, he had been in Washington, DC lobbying for help for Haiti with the US Congress and the US Presidency.

During that trip, President Luis Abinader addressed the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday, 15 September 2022 and called attention to what he described as the unique situation that the multidimensional crisis in Haiti has on the Dominican economy, stability and security and called for regional attention to the matter. He said what is happening in Haiti is more than the Dominican Republic can handle alone. He said the Dominican Republic is doing all it can to ensure the safety of air and sea ports. He called the situation a national security threat due to the criminal gangs that are in control in Haiti...

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