Deportation row is hurting agro, trade: Minister
Santo Domingo.- Agriculture minister Angel Estevez on Thursday said he shares the American Chamber of Commerce’s concern voiced today on the situation between Dominican Republic and Haiti as it affects trade in farm products, though he hopes the two nations reach an understanding.
The official said he expects Dominican and Haitian authorities to find a solution to this conflict over deportation. "We both need each other, this will pass and all will be alright."
"As minister of agriculture I’m worried because it’s something affects which affects the workflow in both areas of agriculture and ??trade, but that will be resolved," said Estevez, who also noted that both countries have always reached agreements."Like it or we have to get along with our Haitian brothers because we live face to face."