In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.'s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied. So far about 25,000 have received their documents while another 40,000 have been approved. The Dominican government says 66,000 people have returned to Haiti since the deadline.
In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.'s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied. So far about 25,000 have received their documents while another 40,000 have been approved. The Dominican government says 66,000 people have returned to Haiti since the deadline. Dieu Nalio Chery AP
In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.'s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied. So far about 25,000 have received their documents while another 40,000 have been approved. The Dominican government says 66,000 people have returned to Haiti since the deadline. Dieu Nalio Chery AP

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  • Years of unchecked corruption hamper Haiti's development

    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.