From Dominican Today: "DAJABON.RD.- Authorities form Haiti and the Dominican Republic headed the first women Dominican-Haitian encounter yesterday.
The encounter‚Äôs purpose was to strengthen ties between both countries.
Luz de Castro, the movement‚Äôs coordinator, a pastor from the Misionera Church, said they decided to put both countries fraternity into God‚Äôs hands.
At least two thousand 500 women from Haiti and Dominican Republic concentrated in Dajab√≥n‚Äôs multipurpose market, carrying both nations flags, signaling their desire to face together a series of evils that go from poverty to violence.
'This activity‚Äôs intention is to create friendship, forgetting the antagonism from the past and live the present, like two nations, one next to the other', expressed Manuel Estrella, Dominican-Haitian dialogue coordinator."