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A group of 25 Dominicans who had arrived on an Arajet flight from Santo Domingo were repatriated on Monday, 21 November 2022 after Guatemala migration authorities (Guatemalan Migration Institute – IGM) at the La Aurora International Airport did not allow their entry on Friday, 18 November 2022.

In a press release on the decision to not admit the Dominicans, the Guatemalan Migration Institute reiterated its commitment to contribute to the country’s security, promoting a regular, orderly and safe migration.

The IGM says that one of those not admitted has an arrest warrant in force in the Dominican Republic; two others were found to have criminal records. The others “did not comply with the established requirements due to inconsistencies during the interview,” stated the immigration authorities in the press release.

There are five women and 20 men among the...

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