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Unknown persons tried to burn down this Friday the building that houses the Dominican Consulate in the community of Cap Haitien and also tried the same with the consulate of Juana Mendezreported to Free Daily a source of full credit, Dominican, residing in Haiti.

The event would have occurred this Friday, November 18, and the fire was controlled after the intervention of the Haitian National Police and members of the Fire Department.

Door of the Dominican Consulate in Cap Haitien affected by the fire. (EXTERNAL SOURCE)

The minister of External relationshipsRoberto Álvarez, told Diario Libre that he was out of the country and that he had no information about it.

However, the source he spoke to Free Daily from Haitian territory, he stated that the issue would be being handled by President Luis Abinader himself.

This Friday, the city of Cap Haitien, where the second dominican consulate of more importance in that country, was the target of demonstrators who demanded the departure of Prime Minister Ariel Henry. Several Haitian portals published the information.

These attacks, against the Dominican consular offices in the neighboring country, would be a kind of retaliation for the reports of excesses in the arrest and deportation of undocumented Haitians, said the informant.

There were also clashes between Haitians and members of the Specialized Border Security Corps (Cesfront) in the Elías Piña area.

“The protesters set fire to the access door to the building. The fire was contained by firefighters. Agents of the Haitian National Police fired warning shots and evacuated the crowd,” reported Haitian media.

Free Daily He made several attempts to seek a reaction from the Presidency of the Dominican Republic on the incidents, but it was impossible.

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