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Santo Domingo.- Immigration inspectors, Army soldiers and Police agents yesterday detained dozens of undocumented Haitians who traveled from the east region to the National District on different vehicles, mostly buses.

The checks began 7 a.m. in the Las Americas highway and ended after 10 a.m., as inspectors and soldiers registered all buses that entered the capital from the East, which snarled traffic for hours, although Immigration spokesman Ambiorix Rosario said that it was from a vehicle which broke down, and not because of the chekcs.

When inspectors entered the buses and asked the Haitians for their ID, if they were in order, they weren’t bothered, but dozens of them that didn’t were escorted onto buses to clearing centers.

The authorities told newspaper Listin that they were also looking for several Haitian fugitives who escaped Haitian jails during the January 2010 quake and are hiding in the country.

In that regard, Police spokesman Máximo Báez said the checks of documents have led to arrest of several fugitives.

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Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 8 Jul 2011 8:27 AM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone
What no money to pay the bribe
Written by: Ricardolito, 8 Jul 2011 8:35 AM
From: Dominican Republic, calle A.Portes
I have seen these buses stopped at the Peaje near the airport and also just outside San pedro de Macoris and also outside la Romana ..dozens of Haitians sitting on the side of the road waiting to be carted away . It has been a real blitz this week
I hope they find the two murderers from Miches in the round up
Written by: BASTA, 8 Jul 2011 9:21 AM
From: Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs/Free abortions for all Never Confuse Education with Intelligence

Guavaberry?, The Metro and all construction in the area SPM and Juan Dolio. There are hundreds upon hundreds of Haitians employed in construction. Go there.
Written by: hernandez5482, 8 Jul 2011 9:21 AM
From: United States, Vivir sin Patria, es lo mismo que vivir sin Honor.
it seems the authorities are finally undertaking their responsibilities. I hope this has nothing to do with the coming elections and that they will continue to enforce the law.
Written by: Je_Suis_Haitien, 8 Jul 2011 12:39 PM
From: Haiti
to all hatians living in america thats on this site we definitely need to get our country in order this is embarrassing .
Written by: hernandez5482, 8 Jul 2011 12:43 PM
From: United States, Vivir sin Patria, es lo mismo que vivir sin Honor.
I just heard from my sister in Villa Los Almacigos, the local authorities are doing the same there. It seems it is not just in Santo Domingo.
Written by: antonioj, 8 Jul 2011 2:02 PM
From: Canada, Ottawa.. Bring the Forum back
blut how they hell are you ?? more money no problem..
Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 8 Jul 2011 2:13 PM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone
Tonyj que pasa ?.....getting ready for winter I suppose ....it will be nice to have you posting again ...Please do not encourage the booger eatin moron poopy and his jajajajaj etc
Written by: antonioj, 8 Jul 2011 2:44 PM
From: Canada, Ottawa.. Bring the Forum back
Blut it has been awhile, nice hearing from you, I see some old schools poster still around, I was no longer motivated to post.
Written by: DONT_BE_SILENT, 8 Jul 2011 6:17 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Never forgotten, never forsaken. 168-13 IRREVOCABLE.
cojle que viene la camiona.
Written by: FedericoD, 8 Jul 2011 11:53 PM
From: Canada
If the estimates of 800,000 undocumented Haitians in DR is TRUE (or conservative) removing only of few thousand people is futile. ... it is going through the motions and not actually geared to find a solution, poor hungry homeless people want hope, dr actually offers hope .... all the people on the whole island want hope. ...
Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 9 Jul 2011 5:01 AM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone
Freddy Quebec when they secede from confederation should welcome their french brothers with open arms
Written by: Cooldude, 10 Jul 2011 12:18 PM
From: Canada
Goulot colonisé

You're living in the past man. Secession is no longer on the agenda.

We still have a thing with right wing bigots though.
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