President Abinader responds to UN refugees’ spokesperson: DR is sovereign country

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President Luis Abinader on 11 November 2022 called unacceptable and irresponsible the recent statement published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) calling for an end to deportations of Haitian nationals from the Dominican Republic.

In reality, deportations are but a trickle in the number of migrants that cross from Haiti. There are border gates at leading cross sections (Dajabón, Elías Piña and Jimaní), but for the most part there is little of a border between both countries. The border gates open on market days for all Haitians, regarded if they are documented or not, to enter, and no controls on who leaves.

Likewise, border city government officials and legislators have on several occasions have accused the Dominican military of profiteering from the allowing of Haitians to be transported to cities...

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He lives in Geneva so he must have an abundance of information available to him without his boots on the ground. I suppose? He's a very special person.;)
He is noted for his quiet demeanor and not" criticizing governments of countries"??
 

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U.N. needs to zip it.
Abinader did the right thing and stood up to these low lifes. I read an article recently where he said not only will they continue to deport the Haitians who entered illegally, they are going to double their efforts.
Gotta love the guy.
 
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Another news source reported they have picked up more than a thousand since yesterday.