A crowd of Haitians hurled stones at the Dominican embassy in Port-au-Prince, while truck drivers from that country prevent their Dominican pars from entering that territory at the Jimani and Malpasse crossing.
During the protest one died Haitian from tear the gas fired by that country’s Police to force them to retreat, according to the Haitian journalist Alexander Diose, who added that a group of Haitian NGOs began gathering in front of the Dominican embassy since the early morning hours.
FILE.- Charity organizations staged a rally in front of the Dominican embassy in Port-au-Prince today, in protest for the death of a Haitian citizen in Santo Domingo on Saturday, amid conflicting reports out of the neighboring country’s capital.
Dominican embassy senior official Pastor Vasquez said the manifestation was peaceful and denied that two Dominican women were killed in Haiti’s capital, in reprisal for the beheading death of a national from that country in Santo Domingo, as local media reported.
Vazquez, speaking by telephone to newspaper diariolibre.com, also denied that a Haitian citizen died in front of the embassy from the effects of tear gas. “The manifestation was peaceful, everything is calm and the embassy personnel are safe."
Earlier the Haitian journalist Alexander Jusseps reported in newspaper Proceso, that two as yet identified Dominican women had been murdered in Port-au-Prince, and that a second protest had been planned in front of the Dominican ambassador’s residence at Petionville Friday morning