Dominican Republic and Haiti

House of Lords written question – answered on 8 November 2013.

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Photo of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had or propose to have with the governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic about the ruling of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic on 23 September regarding the human rights of Haitians in that country.

Photo of Baroness Warsi Baroness Warsi Senior Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Jointly with the Department for Communities and Local Government), Senior Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Faith and Communities) (also in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Our Ambassador to the Dominican Republic has discussed the Dominican Constitutional Court ruling 168/13 with relevant Dominican authorities, including the President and the Director General of Migration. Our new Chargé d'Affaires in Port au Prince will soon take part in discussions on the same subject with Haitian authorities.

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