CARICOM condemns Dominican court ruling on Haitian-Dominican Denationalization, defers vote on Dominican membership

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is suspending the Dominican Republic's application until Santo Domingo acts to stop stripping citizenship rights of Dominicans of Haitian descent. In a statment Tuesday, Caricom said: "The Community, at this time, will suspend consideration of the request by the Dominican Republic for membership of the Caribbean Community"

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There has been anti-Haitian sentiments in the Dominican Republic for a long time but lately, things have been more on the crazy side...

Just recently, a Haitian man was accused of a double homicide, because of that an innocent Haitian man was slaughtered and "La Chasse aux Haitiens" began in Neiba, DR. This incident led to hundreds of Haitians being expelled from the Dominican Republic

Read: 244 Haitians Expelled from Dominican Republic after Killing along Border

One blogger asks: Is the Dominican Republic about to pay the price for anti-Haitian violence?

Well... What do you think about that?

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Wil-q says...

Caricom?

you can sum up all their economy and they won't reach Dominican's Half...

We are rebuilding your country because your companies were corrupt and built shit houses that came on your heads when the earthquake.

Canada has a different price so don't mess

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Ricart says...

Kick out all the Dominican companies out of Haiti and give the government of Canada the contract?

You should know that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Remember, there is a sizable Haitian migrant community in the Dominican

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Maryse says...

thank you for this good news is about time Abraham di c assez pou nou et si yo continuer nou met venger nou ak

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Patrick Princivil says...

Not only that, the Dominican companies have all the contract to rebuild Haiti, just kick all of them out; I encourage you to give the government of Canada the

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Ricart says...

Don't pop the champagne bottle just yet! Dominicans are not going to compromise their national sovereignty in exchange for membership in CARICOM.

Nor are they going to allow CARICOM to meddle in their internal affairs.

Up until now, the Dominican Republic has managed to survive without

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