Dominican President Luis Abinader has ordered the total closure of the border starting this Friday. This includes all forms of transportation: maritime, terrestrial, and aerial, as reported by the Dominican newspaper Listín Diario on Thursday, September 14, 2023.
"At 6:00 a.m. this Friday, the entire border of the Dominican Republic, both land, sea, and air, will be closed. According to the information we have provided, the National Security Council and the planning have been completed. In this regard, the Ministry of D