Military Patrol Keeps Border Crossing Peaceful
Haiti and the Dominican Republic have a history of conflict on the island of Hispaniola they share. Recently tensions have escalated at the border crossing. Merchants from Ouanaminthe cross over into Dajabón to sell their wares at the cross-border market.
Reports say violence has erupted between Haitians and Dominicans. But during the last border crossing no flare-ups occurred. A military presence keeps the peace and detains Haitians whom they suspect are potential trouble-makers.