Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), has once again called for a negotiated settlement of the conflict between the Dominican Republic and Haiti over the construction of an irrigation canal in the neighboring country. Water from the Massacre River shared by both countries.
In his address to a gathering attended by the Dominican Foreign Minister, Roberto Alvarez and Léon Charles, Haiti’s permanent representative to the OAS, Almagro said he was ready to “do immediate technical work on water resources and legal issues, visit the site and make a report on the matter.”
Likewise, Luis Almagro proposed a meeting of the two delegations. Facilitated by the General Secretariat of the OAS, Where determined by common agreement.
He also said that he has made a request Prime Minister of Belize and current President of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)John Briceño, to join the dialogue process.
On September 26, the Secretariat of the Organization of American States, through a statement, The Dominican Republic and Haiti called for a negotiated settlement of the dispute And mutual understanding is imperative, avoiding any tension and working to overcome differences.