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Vatican and DR caught in a heated debate because of Haiti

A lively debate has been brewing during the last few days between the State of Vatican and the Dominican Republic. It all started as a result of an article published recently in the Vatican's Gazette, "Osservatore Romano" whose title resounds as a plea "Rispetto per gli Haitiani" (Respect for the Haitians). The political and religious organ of the Roman Catholic Church accuses the Dominican Republic of poorly treating citizens without Haitian papers during the deportations.
"The living conditions of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic continue to raise concerns in the Roman Catholic Church. Last year, in fact, about forty seven thousand Haitians were repatriated without the possibility of returning to the country where they had found work." This excerpt of the article can be read in the Dominican newspaper "Diaro Libre."