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Dominican Episcopal Conference Concerned About Haitian Descendents and Migrants

The National Commission of the Ministry for Migrants (CNPM), a subgroup of the Dominican Episcopal Conference, released a statement urging Haiti and the Dominican Republic to coexist peacefully on their shared island. The CNPM acknowledges concern over the plight of Haitian descendents and migrants in the Dominican Republic and other vulnerable groups who have not yet received their documents, encouraging Dominican authorities to assist these individuals in completing the registrations. A section from the English translation is posted below. Click HERE for the full translation in English. Click HERE for the original document, in Spanish. Haiti-DR: From tension to harmony Comisión Nacional de Pastoral de Migrantes-CED July 31, 2015 Bilateral and dangerous factors from outside our island converge in current spector of Haiti-DR tensions. Without denying the responsibilities of the two countries who share the island, the National Commission of […]

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