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#4313: CANA on Haitians Killed in the DR and the Elections (fwd)

From: Max Blanchet <MaxBlanchet@worldnet.att.net>

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Seven Haitians killed in border attack

Santo Domingo, CANA - Seven Haitians were killed
when Dominican Republic soldiers opened fire on a truck
full of Haitians trying to cross the border from Haiti, the
El Listin Diario newspaper reported yesterday. The
Dominican driver of the truck was also killed. The
newspaper said 26 others who left their homeland in
search of work were injured in the attack in the Copey
area of northwestern Dominican Republic on Sunday.
CARICOM considers crisis in Haiti

Bridgetown, Barbados, CANA - The Caribbean Community
(CARICOM) is giving serious consideration to the possibility
of mounting an emergency fact-finding mission to Haiti,
ministerial sources said here yesterday. The mission was
recommended against the backdrop of post-election
problems that affect the formation of a new government
in that French and Patois-speaking republic of some seven
million people. Among countries of the international
community showing an interest in such an initiative by
CARICOM, whose 14 independent members states include
Haiti, is Canada, the sources reported.