Diplomats’ arrest in Dominican Republic surprised Haiti
Santo Domingo.- The Haitian embassy in the Dominican Republic was surprised by the arrest, followed by the publication of information on Thursday and Friday in the Dominican press and on social networks, of two employees of the Haitian consulate in Dajabón allegedly involved in trafficking and production of false identity documents.
“The Mission wants to clarify for all those interested that it has been a misunderstanding that is being clarified between the Haitian and Dominican authorities.
The Haitian Embassy confirms that the persons arrested are two official consulate employees who were carrying out their regular duties as community agents within the framework of the documentation process carried out by the Mission in the Dominican Republic.
“The arrest of consular employees has occurred despite the fact that they have identified themselves with their consular cards, an authenticity that was later confirmed by the consul responsible for the consulate, François Guerrier,” the embassy says in its statement.
Williamson Jean and Jackson Lorrain were arrested in Guayubin.