Haiti - TIC/Bahamas : 530 Haitian Boat-People intercepted in less than 2 months - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7
Click to download the official draft of the new Constitution (September 2021)





iciHaiti - Security : 4 drug traffickers arrested

iciHaiti - PNH : Exchange of fire with dangerous criminal on the run

iciHaiti - Insecurity: An Italian nun shot dead

iciHaiti - 7th edition of the Moot Court Competition : List of pre-selected candidates

iciHaiti - Obituaries : The Ministry of the Interior salutes the memory of General JB Roland Chavannes


more news


Haiti - News : Zapping...

Haiti - Diaspora Covid-19 : Daily Bulletin #828

Haiti - New Zealand-Australia 2023 World Qualification : Haiti loses in a friendly match agaisnt Costa Rica [2-1] (Video)

Haiti - Social : Message from Lesly Condé on the occasion of Father's Day (2022)

Haiti - News : Zapping...


more news


Haiti - TIC/Bahamas : 530 Haitian Boat-People intercepted in less than 2 months
01/03/2020 08:30:32

Haiti - TIC/Bahamas : 530 Haitian Boat-People intercepted in less than 2 months
Commissioner Trevor Botting, the police chief of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), said that the interception since the beginning of this year of 530 illegal migrants from Haiti (including 428 since the beginning of February) during joint operations between the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) and the authorities of the TCI demonstrated their determination to protect territorial waters and the integrity of their territory.

For her part, Prime Minister Sharlene Cartwright Robinson of the Turks and Caicos Islands announced several new initiatives to reduce illegal migration. "The Government is currently working to develop a National Security Unit which is expected to launch later this year as well as the establishment of a Border Protection Agency," adding that his government and the government of the Bahamas had agreed on a new partnership to combat illegal migration and were currently working on a formal memorandum of understanding. She expressed confidence that this strategy, together with a team of multi-sectoral stakeholders, will contribute to efforts to identify the root of the problem of illegal migration.

For his part, Nigel Dakin Governor of the Turks and Caicos islands hopes that these joint actions and the reduction of the chances of clandestinely reaching their destination, will reach Haiti and will discourage more than one, reminding Haitians that all illegal migrants intercepted are prohibited from any future attempt at legal emigration to the country.

In addition, he urged all TCI residents who have links to Haiti, to warn Haitians who want to flee their country in search of a better life, the dangers of the sea and Human trafficking networks.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29588-haiti-bahamas-185-haitian-boat-people-arrested-off-little-inagua.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29940-haiti-exodus-243-haitian-boat-people-intercepted-in-48-hours-in-the-turks-and-caicos-islands.html

S/ HaitiLibre

Twitter Facebook Rss
Send news to... Daily news...




Why HaitiLibre ? | Contact us | Français
Copyright © 2010 - 2022
Haitilibre.com