A Dominican soldier shot and killed a Haitian man in the Ouanaminthe-Dajabon area, according to Dominican media, weeks into the controversial canal construction underway that already sparked border closures and other tension-filled interactions between supporters and opponents of the waterway.
“This situation between the two countries is extremely severe,” said Paul Arcelin, a former Haiti ambassador to the Dominican Republic. “This happened because we are a country without a government. It's total anarchy.”
A Dominican soldier shot a Haitian man dead near the border at El Abanico, an area in Dajabón on Oct. 9.
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