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President Luis Abinader returned late last week after a very busy week in New York City. As happens every year, the United Nations celebrates its General Assembly in September, and many of the world’s leaders use the platform to send out messages to their counterparts around the world. Foreign Minister Roberto Alvarez accompanied Abinader.

This year was no different, and once again Abinader stressed, in his speech, that the issues in Haiti were not for the Dominican Republic alone to solve. He called on the world community, especially the United States and Canada, to come to the assistance of Haiti, and he applauded the efforts of Kenya and other nations who are committed to assist in the recovery of Haiti’s sovereignty.

It became evident that the United States was supporting the multinational effort to return control of Haitian territory to the central government...

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