Kontra will impose penalties on affiliates that allow unregistered Haitians to operate on the roads
The National Confederation of Transportation Organizations (CONATRA) announced that from Monday it will sanction all unions, federations and affiliated carriers that allow unregistered Haitians or foreigners to operate on the various routes.
Mario Diaz, a spokesman for the entity, said that on transport routes, both in Greater Santo Domingo, the National District as well as in Santiago, A high percentage of Haitians working in chariots was observed day and night, They notice how they are displacing the Dominican workforce.
“The sad thing is that the majority of these Haitians enter our territory illegally, in the eyes of the authorities, and now union leaders and local authorities are taking on the role of tolerance that makes them partners, because it is not justified to allow them to drive passenger cars, when they are in an irregular immigration situation,” Diaz added. .
denounced the fact that Undocumented Haitians can buy a motorcycle without any documents of permit, document or regulations and that, in addition, they have access to Concho rental cars.
Diaz noted that this is a matter of national security “And if the passenger transport system is controlled by persons from another country, With the situation of illegal immigration and in an irregular way, it is more dangerous than imagined.”
He added, “The authorities must take back control of the people who work on public transportation for passengers and on motorbike roads because we emphasize that this is a matter of national security and this situation must be brought under control to avoid more problems for the country.”
A spokesperson for the foundation spoke at the conclusion of a regional meeting of the People First political movement, chaired by Senator Antonio Martí, in Jarabacoa.