Priest Francis Havel Criticism for Haiti's Dominion over Santo Domingo

A priest in the Dominican Republic has come up with some views that Haitians did something abhorrent for having dominated the Dominicans for 22 years. According to him, he said that Haitians have this high time to go down on their knees and beg forgiveness from the Dominicans. This is according to the fact that over the last 170 years, Haiti had exerted its dominion over the Dominicans a thing that made them to lag behind for 22 years. The priest, Francis Havel comes from the parish in the area La Caleta.


The priest was speaking during an inauguration of two housing projects in Guerra Municipality, Santo Domingo. One of the notable people in the government was the president of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernandez. He praised the president for the developments he has brought since he assumed power in Santo Domingo. He said that the country could have been far much ahead despite the fact that Haiti had suppressed the country for some period of time. Adding to his speech, he said that he was hopeful that the president could take back the position of a head of state for another term. He commented and said that the president is capable for leading the country for another 12 years.

Priest Francis Havel said that he comes from Haiti and lives in the Dominican Republic. He added saying that he cannot vote in Santo Domingo but he feels bad for the regression Haiti left in the country for that period of time. He said that for all that time Haiti was domineering over Santo Domingo, they did not suffice in any development. He concluded saying that is the reason why Haiti is left behind in terms of development as compared to Santo Domingo.

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