April 1, 2015
Santo Domingo.â Presidency chief of staff Gustavo Montalvo announced today that the 911 Emergency System is ready to respond efficiently during the Easter break, which is the peak domestic vacation period. This is the first year...
March 18, 2015
San Juan.- Puerto Rico Police United Rapid Action Force (FURA) agents on Tuesday seized 1.1 tons of cocaine and arrested 14 Dominicans who were awaiting for the drug aboard a boat near the islandâs north coast, officials said,...
March 17, 2015
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- Interpolâs Dominican branch on Sunday arrested a Canadian wanted on an international warrant in connection with fraud and money laundering.
March 13, 2015
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- A total of 23 people were arrested, including 16 Americans, charged with people trafficking and prostitution, local media report.
March 6, 2015
Higuey, Dominican Republic.- An Altagracia province court on Wednesday handed down unprecedented 15-year prison sentences against four men convicted separately of smuggling 81 mostly Haitian boatpeople to Puerto Rico.
February 10, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico.- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcementâs (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), seized a 989 kilograms (2,180...
February 8, 2015
Puerto Plata.â The Northern Regional Division reported that members of the Port Security (CESEP), Security and Port Development Company (SDP) and the Private Security Company (Seguriasa) arrested two men who boarded a Philippine...
January 30, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico.- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stopped an illegal export of currency when officers searched an outbound container booked on the M/V Caribbean Fantasy Ferry destined to the Dominican Republic.
January 30, 2015
San Juan. - A report that immigrants fell overboard from an overcrowded boat off Puerto Ricoâs northern coast sparked a search in the area by US Coast Guard vessels and island police, according to AP.
January 26, 2015
San Juan, PR.â Sixteen Cubans and two Dominicans were arrested by agents of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as they tried to illegally enter Puerto Rico.According to a CBP press release, the undocumented immigrants were...
January 13, 2015
San Juan.- Puerto Rico Police on Tuesday said it investigates a death threat against Dominican president Danilo Medina, whoâs on official visit to the island to sign cooperation agreements with the governor of the U.S....
January 10, 2015
Puerto Plata, DR.â Interior and Police minister Jose Ramon Fadul on Friday said there are 1,200 people living in Los Algodones de Montellano housing project, in Puerto Plata (north), but only two are Dominican and the rest are...
January 8, 2015
Santo Domingo.- The commission charged with investigating the settlement for undocumented Haitians in Montellano, Puerto Plata will start their work today when, and will also visit other towns in the area, Interior and Police minister...
December 28, 2014
The DOJ said the ex-officers used their law enforcement affiliation and equipment to commit robbery and extortion, and sell illegal narcotics and manipulate court records.
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December 28, 2014
WASHINGTON (CMC) â The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says 12 former Puerto Rico police officers have been jailed for running a criminal organization out of the Puerto Rico Police Department.
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December 20, 2014
OCALA, Florida (gainesville.com)- A charter airline and aircraft maintenance company based in Gainesville and serving Ocala, has closed its doors nearly a month after federal authorities arrested its CEO in Puerto Rico, with more than...
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