Permanent Secretary Clara Gardiner told the Weekly News on Wednesday August 13 that officials are carefully monitoring the borders in case any of the escapees attempt to cross into TCI waters.She said: “We note the unfortunate events of the breakout in Haiti; we are working with our partners in Border Control as well as the Radar Station, which is a department within our ministry, to enhance surveillance of our territorial waters.”Gardiner confirmed that the ministry is in contact with UK representatives in Haiti and regular dialogue is going ahead with the Haitian authorities in the TCI to monitor the situation as well as to be aware of new developments.On Sunday August 10 dozens of Haitian nationals escaped a high-security prison near Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince. via TCweeklynews.com.
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