Haiti – DR: Tabling of a bill on the construction of a wall at the border
On Wednesday, Dominican Deputy Pedro Botello, Representative of the Christian Reform Social Reform Party (PRSC) of the opposition to the Lower House (3rd largest party), tabled a bill proposing the construction of a wall at the
At the end of this filing, Botello explained a press briefing that the initiative to declare the construction of a country between the Dominican Republic and Haiti “of national interest and public necessity”. Note that this is the second attempt https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-13594-haiti-politic-border-security-toward-a-dominican-national-priority.html to make vote this law, after that in 1995 of the hard right Vinicio Castillo and Luis Castillo of the National Progressive Force (NPF)
He pointed out that the bill recommends the creation of a special commission to conduct a study on the feasibility, technical and financial aspects
Recall that the PRSC had recently declared that the sovereignty of the Dominican Republic was “seriously threatened” by its implementation, saying that this infrastructure would be “just a wall of rods and cement” and presuppose benefits for both countries. the political and social instability in Haiti.
If the question of a wall in the Legislative Palace, Dominican businessmen are against the erection of a physical boundary wall between the two nations of the island, while Haiti is now on If the question is a question of a wall in the Legislative Palace, Dominican businessmen are against the erection of a physical boundary wall between the two nations of the island, while Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/ news-25589-haiti-economy-haiti-s-trade-deficit-with-dr-amounts-to-$ 816-million-us.html. Preferentially, they favor the use of technology to ensure migration monitoring and smuggling at the border.
Instead, they are calling on the public and private sectors to invest in areas that would generate between 300,000 and 500,000 jobs in total on
Juan Vicini, Director of the Quisqueya Binational Economic Council, is proposing a $ 150 million job-creating pilot project at the border as part of a public-private partnership.
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