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The Ministry of Defence, through a contractor company, began this Friday the work of demolition Of nails hundred houses at different points of dajabonto make way for the construction of the border fence.

The infrastructures are intervened with heavy machines.

The authorities intend to demolish some 100 homes on the route that goes from the La Bomba neighborhood to the Las Maras sector, of the aforementioned border town.

Miguel Caraballo, one of the evictedconsidered fair the time granted by the authorities for them to leave the houses.

“We have to be fair… with prior notice they came and asked us to remove all our belongings to proceed with the demolition,” he said.

Instead, another of the evicted identified as crucita liberato the time granted at least was found to reinstall in other places.

Diego Peña expressed himself in the same terms as the lady, who said that he is still looking for a place where he will buy new land to settle after the eviction.

With the release of the land of the former, work will begin on the installation of the equipment and preparation of the land.

Families residing in the impacted places received payment for their properties several days ago to free up spaces that will allow the work to be extended.

First delivery

It was the first stage of delivering money to the owner families and tenants for expropriation.

The delivery of the first checks have a general value of RD$79 million.

It is expected that in the next few days the Ministry of Defense will deliver the resources to the missing families.

The start of payment for the expropriation of the land was made five months after the President Luis Abinader issued Decree 292-22, which declared a strip of land located on the border to be of “public utility and social interest” for the construction of the intelligent perimeter fence built by the State.

The land covers a linear strip of 200 linear meters along the 391.6 kilometers that constitute the Dominican-Haitian border line.

The border fence will separate the territory of the Dominican Republic with Haiti. Local authorities seek to curb the illegal traffic of citizens of the neighboring country, as well as merchandise.

The work will also serve to deal with cattle theft across the border, which in recent years has become one of the major concerns of farmers and ranchers. The design contemplates a building with 53.9 kilometers of fence.

The work began in February of this year. During the act of opening the works, the authorities announced that stage two of the building would be ready in nine months.

Graduated in Social Communication from the O&M University, he has more than a decade of journalistic practice. Proud father of Lía and Eva.

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