Dominican Republic boosts patrols along Haiti border for the holidays
Santo Domingo.- Army chief of staff Ruben Paulino on Friday announced heightened vigilance along the Dominican Republic-Haiti border in January, when thousands of Haitians return to the country after visiting relatives for the holidays.
“We have a massive influx in January and we have coordinated with Cesfront (Border Security Corp), Customs, Immigration and all other agencies involved with the border,” the official said.
Paulino, speaking at San Isidro Airbase during the graduation of 852 soldiers trained in various fields, also announced the deployment of an additional 509 enlistees and 84 officers to bolster National Police patrols nationwide.
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