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Dominican Republic Transnational Issues 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/dominican_republic/dominican_republic_issues.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Disputes - international:
Haitian migrants cross the porous border into the Dominican Republic to find work; illegal migrants from the Dominican Republic cross the Mona Passage each year to Puerto Rico to find better work

Illicit drugs:
transshipment point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe; has become a transshipment point for ecstasy from the Netherlands and Belgium destined for US and Canada; substantial money laundering activity; Colombian narcotics traffickers favor the Dominican Republic for illicit financial transactions; significant amphetamine consumption


NOTE: The information regarding Dominican Republic on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Dominican Republic Transnational Issues 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Dominican Republic Transnational Issues 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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