Dominican Republic denies Canada consulted on Haitian aid office

The Dominican Republic has pushed back on a proposal for a Canadian-led “joint security coordination cell” in its territory, as part of an effort to address the crises unfolding in its neighbour, Haiti.

Dominican Foreign Minister Roberto Alvarez denounced the prospect of hosting the Canadian bureau in the country, which was pitched as a site from which to coordinate international aid and offer support to Haiti’s police.


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