Haiti - Politic : High-level meeting on Haitian repatriations
The Head of State has shown very concerned about the threat of mass deportations weighing on thousands of compatriots iin an irregular situation in foreign countries. In addition, he says to be ready to mobilize all relevant national institutions as well as financial and material resources needed to receive our compatriots with respect and dignity. A sudden concern following the recent US decision to resume regular deportations of Haitians in irregular migratory situation http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-18700-haiti-flash-usa-resumption-of-regular-deportations-to-haiti.html , while for more than six months in power, the Haitian government has done nothing to accommodate the more than 50,000 of our compatriots repatriated from the Dominican Republic...
During this meeting, the new Commission responsible for werlcoming and supervising returnees http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-18711-icihaiti-politic-problem-of-deportations-privert-proposes-a-commission-as-solution.html presented its budget to Privert.
Jonas Cofy, General Director of MAST, President of the Commission announced that he would conduct an awareness campaign to discourage our people to venture in clandestine trips, in which they are risking their lives. Moreover, key players are committed to take all measures to facilitate their reintegration into society, to identify and work to dismantling networks of smugglers and traffickers of human beings.
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