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Border Wall Being Built Between Dominican Republic and Haiti

Source: Reuters Staff, CTV News, February 21, 2022

The project also includes the construction of 70 watchtowers and 41 access gates for patrolling.

SANTO DOMINGO — The Dominican government on Sunday began building a wall that will cover almost half of the 392-kilometre border with Haiti, its only land neighbour, to stop irregular migration and the smuggling of goods, weapons and drugs.

While the two countries share the island of Hispaniola, they are worlds apart in terms of development. Crime-plagued Haiti is one of the poorest nations in the Americas while the Dominican Republic, a popular Caribbean tourist destination, has prospered in recent decades amid marked political stability.

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