Luis Abinader
Dominican President Luis Abinader. Photo credit: Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain

Dominican President Luis Abinader led calls from regional leaders urging the broader international community to “pacify” Haiti with force during the Ibero-American Summit held in his country last week.

“The only way to act with Haiti is to pacify Haiti. If you want to help Haiti, you have to go to pacify Haiti,” Abinader said. “It is not with other speeches.”


During a regional summit, Dominican President Luis Abinader said the only way to act with Haiti is to pacify the neighboring country.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.