Officials destroy 2 000 guns
SANTO DOMINGO (AP) - Authorities destroyed roughly 2 000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled metal to build a monument promoting peace. The Dominican Republic's attorney general, Francisco Dominguez, and other...

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    July 29, 2014

    SANTO DOMINGO (AP) - Authorities destroyed roughly 2 000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled metal to build a monument promoting peace. The Dominican Republic's attorney general, Francisco Dominguez, and other officials gathered...
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    July 29, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Domínguez on Monday asked society’s support to abolish the bearing and possession of guns, as a way to fight organized crime, drug trafficking and femicides.
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    July 29, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Monte Plata senator (PLD) Charley Mariotti said Monday that Congress shouldn’t approve the short list of five people submitted by the Executive Branch to designate the three members of the National Competition...
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    July 29, 2014

    Dominican Republic national Jenny Valdez has been freed after the prosecution offered no evidence regarding a case in which she was accused of brandishing a knife and assaulting a woman during an argument over a man. Valdez was facing...
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    July 28, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Just two weeks after a collision claimed the lives of five people, another crash on the Southern Highway today Monday has killed three and hurt more than 20 others, when a bus full of passengers from Azua headed to Santo...
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    July 28, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- For the second time since 2007 the police precinct at Villa Consuelo, Santo Domingo astonishes neighbors and makes headlines, when another was busted on the on top floor of the building which houses its headquarters....
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    July 28, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry on Monday will destroy with a steamroller 2,000 guns seized in operations across the country, and will then build a "monument of peace" with the remnants.
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    July 26, 2014

    Santo Domingo.– Justice minister Francisco Dominguez Brito said Friday that in recent years the Dominican Republic has made progress in ensuring the human rights of citizens in general. "The bodies that make up the justice sector,...
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    July 25, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- In an unusual show of gumption, the head of Dominican Republic’s consumer protection agency –ProConsumidor- on Friday named names and companies which she affirms continue to scam the public, and warned that she...
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    July 25, 2014

    Anto Domingo.- Rafely Rosario’s relatives located him a hospital in New Jersey, said Los Rosario manager René Solís Thursday afternoon. He said police agents informed of finding ding, with not further details.
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    July 25, 2014

    San Cristobal, Dominican Republic.- Dominican Republic’s most famous inmate has been denied parole by Conviction execution judge Willy de Jesus, rejected internal.
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    July 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Gun merchants got a boost Tuesday with Defense minister Sigfrido Pared’s “on target and timely" assertion that 98 percent of crimes in the country are committed with illegal weapons.
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    July 23, 2014

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Thirty women from the Dominican Republic who were arrested at a Central nightclub were taken to the Immigration Division to be processed
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    July 21, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The dozens of people hurt Sunday during the opposition PRD party’s convention results from the “folklore and culture of Dominican politics,” said PRD senior leader Rafael (Figquito) Vazquez.
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    July 21, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Dangerous drug traffickers, mobsters, murderers, swindlers, bank robbers and child sex offenders are the most common profiles of some of the foreigners who frequently use Dominican Republic territory to hide from their...
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    July 19, 2014

    Santo Domingo.– Twelve Haitian nationals who had left from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, were found on an island west of the U.S. territory, Puerto Rican police reported Friday.The group was found on Desecheo Island, and...
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    July 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Non-profit organization Citizen Participation (PC) on Thursday regretted "the silence and the weak receptivity from the (opposition party) PRD’s Convention Organizing Committee," for its observers to have access to...
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    July 17, 2014

    SANTO DOMINGO (AP) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Dominican legislators on Wednesday to find a humanitarian solution to a fiercely debated court decision that could render thousands of people of Haitian...
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