Police Col., codefendants in stolen drug case to stay behind bars
Santo Domingo.- The National District Appellate Court on Friday upheld pretrial detention against former Police Criminal Div. (Dican) commander, Col. Carlos Fernandez Valerio and suspended prosecutor Máximo Antonio...

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    April 17, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- The National District Appellate Court on Friday upheld pretrial detention against former Police Criminal Div. (Dican) commander, Col. Carlos Fernandez Valerio and suspended prosecutor Máximo Antonio Diaz, charged with...
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    April 16, 2015

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    April 15, 2015

    San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic.- One police officer was killed and unidentified arsonists torched a garbage truck and then shot at the City Council offices, as part of a 48-hour protest which paralyzed parts of the city in...
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    April 15, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- Supporters of councilman Eridson de los Santos Solis, charged with several contract killings, clashed with members of the Fenatrado bus union, prompting police to fire tear gas to disperse the brawl staged in front of...
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    April 15, 2015

    Dajabón, Dominican Republic.- The Dominican truckers union Fenatrado lifted its blockade of cargo into Haiti, after reaching an agreement to resume transport to Haiti today Wednesday, in which Dominican and Haiti diplomatic...
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    April 15, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- An clash between Dominican truck drivers and Haitian protesters in Gilea, between the towns of Ouanaminthe and Cap Haitien on Monday led to the shooting death of a UN (MINUSTAH) peacekeeper, local media report.
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    April 14, 2015

    Dajabón, Dominican Republic.- The Dominican truckers union FENATRADO has blocked traffic from the Dominican side of the border since Monday, demanding payment of US$100,000 for merchandise seized in their trucks impounded in Haiti .
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    April 13, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- Interior and Police minister José Ramón Fadul warned Sunday that the country is ready to start enforcing the Migration Act as of June 16, as established by president Danilo Medina.
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    April 13, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- The Antinarcotics Agency (DNCD) on Sunday seized 1,248 bricks (more than 1.5 tons) presumably cocaine at Caucedo port, hidden in canned beans inside a container from Panama headed to Belgium.
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    April 13, 2015

    Madrid.- Spain’s National Court on Monday authorizes the extradition to the US of India national Sohail Kaskar, charged with trying to supply three anti-aircraft missiles to shoot down US aircraft in Colombia in exchange for...
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    April 11, 2015

    Santo Domingo.– Leftist organization FALPO called a 48-hour shutdown next week to protest against corruption and impunity, police abuse of young people and what they call "indolence" of the ruling PLD government before several...
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    April 10, 2015

    Santo Domingo- Immigration director Jose Ricardo Taveras on Thursday said his agency needs more funds to enforce the immigration policy, after the deadline stipulated in the Plan to Regularize Foreigners expires on June 1.
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    April 10, 2015

    Moca, Dominican Republic.- An uneasy calm prevailed in a sector of, Moca Thursday, one day after enraged Dominicans destroyed houses inhabited by Haitians and expelled several of them, while at least 22 of the foreigners fled fearing...
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    April 9, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican native who on his cell phone video filmed the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in South Carolina though of erasing the key evidence on fears of reprisal, BBC reports.
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    April 7, 2015

    Santo Domingo.- Since former Bayaguana (east) mayor Osvaldo Sosa was charged with ordering the death of councilman Renato de Jesus Castillo in mid-2014, news of politicians linked to organized crime haven’t ceased and have spread...
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    March 30, 2015

    Haina, DR.– AL-Pais minority party leader and former Presidency candidate Guillermo Moreno stated that the acquittal in favor of Senator Felix Bautista and San Francisco de Macoris (northwest) mayor Felix Rodriguez is a sign that...
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    March 30, 2015

    Santo Domingo.– Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez expressed his conviction that the commemoration of Holy Week should be about family unity, and recognized that family unity also applies to people who do not practice a...
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    March 28, 2015

    Santo Domingo.– Dominican Foreign Relations minister Andres Navarro and Haiti counterpart Pierre Duly Brutus announced Friday the agreements reached between the two governments on issues such as immigration, security, cargo...
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