The Dominican Republic plans to reopen the border for trade but will continue to restrict Haitians from crossing as of 8:00 a.m. Oct. 11 in four border provinces.
“We will indefinitely maintain the closure of the border to immigration to prevent the transit of people from Haitian territory,” the Dominican government said. According to an AP News report, the Dominican Republic said it will also keep the hold on issuing visas to Haitian citizens indefinitely.
The Dominican border closure has affected Haitians in all types of ways. Here are a few.
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