The Minister of the Interior and Police, Jesús -Chu- Vásquez Martínez, reiterated this Sunday that the country is unable to provide assistance to the large number of Haitian women in labor who arrive in the country in labor.
“The Dominican State is not in the capacity to solve the problems of the Dominicans, the Dominicans and the Haitians together, we have to understand that only emergency cases are attended to in the Dominican Republic, the other cases are Haiti that must bear that issue, ”he said.
Vásquez Martínez insisted that the international community should intervene in the economic, political and social crisis facing the neighboring country of Haiti.
“There are also bands that were dedicated to that type of practice and we have to …. We can’t go on, what are we going to do with the Dominicans? Is it easy for the State to increase the capacity to serve Haitian and Dominican women? “, He reflected.
When questioned about the complaint that a Haitian woman in labor broke the water inside one of the vehicles of the General Directorate of Migration when she was detained, Vásquez limited himself to saying that the decision adopted by the National Migration Council is that the cases be attended to. of emergencies of the illegals.
He said that we must continue to strengthen the border to prevent immigrants from entering the country ilegal.
He specified that the responsibility of the State is towards Dominicans and legalized foreigners.
“We have a commitment with the Dominican Republic, with the Dominicans and we have to respond to Dominicans and foreigners who live in the Dominican Republic legally,” he said.
Vásquez Martínez offered these statements at the head of the “First Meeting My Safe Country Coexistence”, in the La Zurza neighborhood of the National District.