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Pedernales, Dominican Republic.- The southwestern province, created to prevent Dominican territory from being occupied by foreigners, would soon be under Haitian domination if the authorities fail create jobs urgently and improve the living conditions of those who still resist the urge to leave.

Outlet listin.com.do reports on a dramatic and harsh reality exposed by senator Dionis Sanchez, who says a lack of jobs and facilities in the areas of health, transport, education and agriculture push entire families to leave Pedernales every day.

"This province is in "emergency" by the critical reality in which its inhabitants live," the lawmaker said, and called on president Danilo Medina to make quick decisions to revert the exodus, before its residents abandon it and he Haitians take it over entirely.

"We're still awaiting the President's announcement that the time for the South has come."

Speaking after a meeting of the Province Development Council, Sanchez said Pedernales' inhabitants face a very difficult situation by the lack of jobs, which spiraled when three companies halted operations, laying off as many as 1,500 people.

"I am calling on party colleague, president Danilo Medina, whom I trust, to make urgent decisions regarding the definitive launch of the tourism development project in this province, or it will be too late," Sanchez said.

"We have been fighting for the lands of Bahia de las Aguilas for 20 years, the case is in court, but the situation has yet to be defined, so a final decision is required or Pedernales will lose its Dominican population," the lawmaker said.

He said more than 500 jobs were lost as the result of the bauxite miner DOVEMCO halting operations, which he affirms hurt commerce. "Adding to the problem is the tax levied on the free zone, which threatens to leave dozens of households without income."

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36 comment(s)
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 10:36 AM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:19 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:20 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:20 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:21 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:21 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:22 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:22 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:23 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:23 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: caribbeanking, 13 Feb 2017 11:23 AM
From: United States, ironbound
A neighboring country and it's people are foreigners? Within the English speaking Caribbean we do not call people from neighboring islands in the Caribbean foreigners, wether they are Spanish, French, Dutch or English speaking.
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 12:29 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 12:30 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 12:31 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 12:31 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: situationaenglish, 13 Feb 2017 12:31 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
This news is nothing new, they are more than 3 millions in Dominican Republic already in the Barrios, the Campos and the Capital is full of Haitians, Haitians and not proud of being Haitians no wonder why they don't want to be known for being Haitians.
they want to be Dominican so bad, what a shame to denied where you are from.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 13 Feb 2017 2:51 PM
From: United States
Caribking, if you don't call fellow Caribeans foreigners why do Haitians need a visa to go to any of your islands?
We already legalized(amnesty) half a million Haitians and are being inundated with 3 million more .
Step up all you Caribean brothers! Accept 5% of your population in Haitian immigrants....Then you can have our ears to your opinions.
Until then...this matter is none of your concern and we will address the reality by what it is...A foreign, armed incursion.
Don't think we don't know the hateans are smuggling weapons along with drugs and illegals from the 4 corners of the earth.
Study our history with the hateans before commenting from your Caribean utopian pov. This is the third century in a row where we are inundated with Hatians.
You seem to be of like mind with the Haitians that this land and its people, a land we call Quisqueya, a society going on 6 centuries...somehow robbed the Haitians , transplanted 200 yrs later by the french, of their land.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 13 Feb 2017 2:53 PM
From: United States
Caribking, if you don't call fellow Caribeans foreigners why do Haitians need a visa to go to any of your islands?
We already legalized(amnesty) half a million Haitians and are being inundated with 3 million more .
Step up all you Caribean brothers! Accept 5% of your population in Haitian immigrants....Then you can have our ears to your opinions.
Until then...this matter is none of your concern and we will address the reality by what it is...A foreign, armed incursion.
Don't think we don't know the hatians are smuggling weapons along with drugs and illegals from the 4 corners of the earth.
Study our history with the haitians before commenting from your Caribean utopian pov. This is the third century in a row where we are inundated with Hatians.
You seem to be of like mind with the Haitians that this land and its people, a land we call Quisqueya, a society going on 6 centuries...somehow robbed the Haitians , transplanted 200 yrs later by the french, of their land.
Written by: zooma, 14 Feb 2017 8:15 AM
From: United States, and Dominican Republic

Don't you think that the senator's comments about the Haitian invasion comes at a time when gov't is embroiled in the bribe scandals and this behavior is a suggestion of xenophobia towards Haitians may be part of an overall agenda to divert the public's attention away from the gov't misconduct.

Trump is doing it with the middle east immigrants when the real security risk to the USA is its own internal terrorism. But, of course, blame the outsiders for your troubles, don't focus on evidence it is your household members are the dysfunctional actors causing the house to collapse.

Just take note and rationalize; the Haitians would not be able to "take over Dominican SW province" if the Dominican government did not let them in.

Also, think about why would the Dominicans be leaving the area when big investment is moving in to develop the Bahia de Las Aguilas zone into a tourism zone?

The senator is stirring up the pot to make a wicked stew.


Written by: danny00, 14 Feb 2017 10:04 AM
From: United States, Berlin Germany
I know COCKEROACHS that don't want to be Dominican. Who in their right mind would want to become a parasite.?
Written by: danny00, 14 Feb 2017 11:26 AM
From: United States, Berlin Germany
look what u guys did in Washington heights, u took over the entire area.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 12:08 PM
From: United States
Danny , (I've decided to no longer call you an imbecile for the imbecilic comments you make).
Regarding taking over Washington Heights, that happened after the US meddled and interfered with our revolution of 1965 which led to many people leaving the country due to persecution by the US backed regime. If you hadn't interfered we wouldn't have come to WH...So deal with biatch, upper Manhattan is ours!
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 12:09 PM
From: United States
Danny , (I've decided to no longer call you an imbecile for the imbecilic comments you make).
Regarding taking over Washington Heights, that happened after the US meddled and interfered with our revolution of 1965 which led to many people leaving the country due to persecution by the US backed regime. If you hadn't interfered we wouldn't have come to WH...So deal with biatch, upper Manhattan is ours!
Written by: danny00, 14 Feb 2017 12:32 PM
From: United States, Berlin Germany
Zooma, is correct. it's the internal threat. in the United States if u get rid of all Hispanics, and blacks the crime rate would almost disappear the prisons would have to close. police depts would be obsolete. the welfare rolls would drop by 90%. BUILD THE WALL TRUMP. as for the DR. f-ck and the Dominican neighbors. both countries are useless. nothing good has ever come from either country. uneducated people and have no future in in the real world. 98% of them are shoe shine boys. some have gone into the drug trade these are the ones who live in expensive apts and drive big new cars. they live in the same upscale neighborhoods with corrupt politicians. you'll never see a Disney world open in the dr. not even one wal-mart
Written by: danny00, 14 Feb 2017 12:35 PM
From: United States, Berlin Germany
and who pushed u to the food stamp office? parasites
Written by: Tuznik, 14 Feb 2017 1:48 PM
From: United States
Danny00
Look at what happens to Americans in the DR . Washington heights is a mecca.for Dominicans .
How ever if any body from America tries to settle any place in the DR . They get targeted .
Like I say . Welcome in America with goodies to help them stay . And attacked if anyone tries it the other way . Washington heights needs to be a Trump target for ridding America of foreign criminals here illegally or even legally ! If they commit criminal acts ... Like drugs and human trafficking .they go . Wasn't there a report on air lines busting child porn trafficking ? That sure was shut down in a hurry . What's going on ? How many welfare checks are going into washing heights ? I would like to know . Welcome to America . But all Americans stay out of the DR ? I'm tired of this . It has to stop .
No mercy here any more .
Written by: calvoleon, 14 Feb 2017 1:49 PM
From: Dominican Republic
What about helping the own people that they don't have to leave?
Written by: calvoleon, 14 Feb 2017 1:50 PM
From: Dominican Republic
What about helping the own people that they don't have to leave?
Written by: Tuznik, 14 Feb 2017 2:42 PM
From: United States
I'll admit any day . Installing Trujillo was a big mistake . That was an injustice . But the invasion was what broke the dictator system . Just wait until the DR gets its American aid cut . Lost causes are going to get cut first . No jobs ? Try not breaking into or robbing every small business . Maybe they can get good enough to hire help . As for teen agers ? They are all either ripping off tourists or dealing drugs , or robbing someone's home . They don't want a job . They make more this way .
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 2:51 PM
From: United States
Zooms, the senator's concern has nothing to do with racism but everything to do with conserving our lands, our way of life, our culture( which the Haitians do not share...Different languages : Spanish vs convoluted french, different cultures: Spanish/Taino/African vs french-african, different religious beliefs: believers in Christ vs believers in spirits.
The liberal democratic strategy of crying "racism" to any divergent opinion from the globalist ,open border pundits has been exposed for the fabrication and illusory correlations it engenders.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 2:53 PM
From: United States
Zooms, the senator's concern has nothing to do with racism but everything to do with conserving our lands, our way of life, our culture( which the Haitians do not share...Different languages : Spanish vs convoluted french, different cultures: Spanish/Taino/African vs french-african, different religious beliefs: believers in Christ vs believers in spirits.
The liberal democratic strategy of crying "racism" to any divergent opinion from the globalist ,open border pundits has been exposed for the fabrication and illusory correlations it engenders.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 2:53 PM
From: United States
Zooms, the senator's concern has nothing to do with racism but everything to do with conserving our lands, our way of life, our culture( which the Haitians do not share...Different languages : Spanish vs convoluted french, different cultures: Spanish/Taino/African vs french-african, different religious beliefs: believers in Christ vs believers in spirits.
The liberal democratic strategy of crying "racism" to any divergent opinion from the globalist ,open border pundits has been exposed for the fabrication and illusory correlations it engenders.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 4:21 PM
From: United States
Tuznic, u don't know what u r talking about. The US invasion of DR in 1965 did not break any dictatorial system. It actually delayed the demise of this system for 12 more years.
The "dictatorial system" u speak of was actually broken by the founder of the revolutionary movement of 1965, Dominican
Col. Rafael T. Fernandez Dominguez when he assaulted the national palace in 1962 and deposed Gen Echavaria who had himself declared president for life. This was after the Trujillo assassination.
Col. Fernandez then turned over the govt to the people to elect a president. Unfortunately with US complicity the army executed a coup that voided the free democratic election of Juan Bosch in 1963.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 14 Feb 2017 4:26 PM
From: United States
Tuznic, u don't know what u r talking about. The US invasion of DR in 1965 did not break any dictatorial system. It actually delayed the demise of this system for 12 more years.
The "dictatorial system" u speak of was actually broken by the founder of the revolutionary movement of 1965, Dominican
Col. Rafael T. Fernandez Dominguez when he assaulted the national palace in 1962 and deposed Gen Echavaria who had himself declared president for life. This was after the Trujillo assassination.
Col. Fernandez then turned over the govt to the people to elect a president. Unfortunately with US complicity the army executed a coup that voided the free democratic election of Juan Bosch in 1963.
Written by: danny00, 15 Feb 2017 2:08 AM
From: United States, Berlin Germany
the gringos took back Williamsburg from U Dominican and Puerto Rican's and look at it today. now they are going too take back Washington heights and u can't do anything about it. getting back to the Haitians how u girls are crying again this is what girls do. too many Haitians u say. How tell us why the Haitians are in the dr again?.... I have the answer it's because u Dominicans are giving them work.....HOW STUPID CAN U GIRLS BE?.....HAHAHAHAHA. and u kids are scared SHIP too stand up to rich Dominicans.....if u have no balls then stop your crying.
Written by: guillermone, 15 Feb 2017 4:06 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

Dummy00 will you for once in your life have anything intelligent to say? You sound like either a complete and total imbecile or useless moron. I just can't decide which is which.
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