TIME Magazine, The Man Behind Robert Menendez’s Troubles

BANANA REPUBLIC NEWS!!! REPORT: Menendez donor could see 250,000-percent return on recent Dominican port security investment. FBI INVESTIGATION STARTED!!!

THE TRUTH: The Man Behind Robert Menendez’s Troubles

Read more | 26 Feb 2013
Carlos Marmol Accused Of Abuse In Dominican Republic

(CBS) Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol has been accused of abuse by a 24-year-old woman in the Dominican Republic, according to the Chicago Tribune.....

Read more | 26 Feb 2013
NYPD says 1,181-strong Dominican gang keeps growing
The Dominican gang "Los Trinitarios” (The Trinity) of New York, has 1,181 active members, according to the New York City Police (NYPD). Local and federal agents have arrested and indicted hundreds of its members and sentenced to long prison terms in U.S. correctional facilities......  UDATE - Dominican arrested for running a powerful ring of gun smugglers operating from a barbershop in the Bronx.....
Read more | 26 Feb 2013
UK Foreign Office warning YOU about crime in the Dominican Republic

The Foreign Office has updated its advice for British holidaymakers heading to the Dominican Republic - following recent reports of violent crime against tourists!

Read more | 12 Feb 2013
Thieves who stole an entire bay in Dominican Republic might get away with it
Danilo Medina proves to be no better than the rest of his corrupt political rat pack  - Medina reportedly issued special powers to his Legal adviser Cesar Pina Toribio, to make the agreement possible, including dropping the charges against former officials and their associates who claim ownership on the stolen land in Bahia de las Aguilas......UPDATE - MUCH WORSE THAN EXPECTED!
Read more | 01 Mar 2013
US State Department: Dominican Republic Has Problem with Sex Tourism

Was US Sen. Robert Menendez the classic sex tourist in the Dom Rep?

According to several recent reports, the Spanish-language news network Univision tracked down a woman by the name of Yaneisi Fernández on Monday (Feb. 4) to find out if she was one of Bob Menendez's alleged Dominican Republic call girls....

Read more | 07 Feb 2013
Black Sugar | Modern-Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic
Black Sugar - Nobody Knows I'm Here !!! Upon arrival, the workers’ passports are confiscated and destroyed, rendering their holders stateless. Haitians fit and brave enough to flee are often caught, beaten, robbed and forced to pay a fine to regain the very job they sought to evade.  If this sounds a lot like slavery it is actually worse. “Researchers have agreed on this,” he says. “At least slave owners used to feed their slaves”......
Read more | 04 Feb 2013
Tourist Murder no 26, French national hanged on his yacht in Samana Dom Rep
WATCH VIDEO OF HANGED FRENCH TOURIST BEING REMOVED BY POLICE - Pascal Heron, 50 years old and with passport no 05CP62739 is tourist #26 to be murdered the Dom Rep in less than 3 years. Medical examiner of Samaná, Dr. Julian Bodden Emilio De La Cruz and deputy prosecutor Mr. Elinton Santiago Billiards plus the police certified that he was found dead with signs of violence on the body.....
Read more | 31 Jan 2013
Volunteers from Unites States robbed at gunpoint in Dominican Republic

WATCH THE VIDEO AND REPORT ON ABC NEWS LIVE - One man surrendered a $3,000 watch and $3,000 camera.  A group of volunteer doctors, dentists and assistants from Utah were held at gunpoint in the Dominican Republic as they were forced to hand over their valuables and cash.....

Read more | 29 Jan 2013
BBC NEWS - PRD party HQ gunfight injures six
Six people are being treated for gunshot wounds after violence broke out at a meeting of the main opposition party in the Dominican Republic - WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE FIGHT!!!. After Hipolito Mejia's followers, in the midst of a shootout with Miguel Vargas's followers, took over the PRD national headquarters, Mejia, a former President of the DR, reached an agreement with government officials and hand over the PRD office to the National Police....
Read more | 29 Jan 2013
U.S. deports Dominican charged in gangland murders of foreingers in DR
The Dominican Hector Vargas Valerio "Figura" was apprehended in the U.S. and repatriated to the DR to face charges in connection with an gang of hired killers, who in 2011 murdered three Colombians, a Spaniard and a Dominican, in Santiago. Police chief Jose A. Polanco said Vargas, along with another man identified as Julio C. Cespedes Martinez "El Indio," had ordered the killing of the foreigners......
Read more | 29 Jan 2013
Dominican police officers finally charged in key killings case
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT -  the Prosecutor’s office in Montecristi province filed charges against the officers for their responsibility for killing William de Jesús Checo and Cecilio Díaz. Hundreds of people are killed by police violence in the Dominican Republic every year, and justice is either non-existent or slow in coming. In its 2011 report, “Shut up if you don’t want to be killed”, Amnesty International documented a number of cases of those killed unlawfully by police.....
Read more | 29 Jan 2013
Prostitute stabs Canadian man 20 times in Dom Rep, American Woman killed in Bar
Holidays in Hell This Week - Like to be shipped home in a pine box, then Dominican Republic might be right for you!! This Canadian is pretty lucky, last week the American woman Sandra Valente was killed in Santo Domingo while her husbond was in the bathroom according to local media. She is tourist #25 to be killed in three years in Dominican Republic....
Read more | 21 Jan 2013
Spanish Court Scandal - Judge to be removed, Brother of the judge involved in Punta Perla
Spanish Judge deliberately delayed Punta Perla lawsuit from angry investors defrauded by Ricardo Miranda in Dominican Republic !!! Ever wondered why the Spanish Judge Jose Emilio Coronado Ruz kept pushing the lawsuit away and allow valuable time to be lost....?, We have now learned that it's because his own brother, Ignacio Coronado Ruz, was involved in potential fraudulent activities around Punta Perla in Bavaro(Punta Cana). Click here to read the full letter form the lawyers behind the lawsuit, hundreds of small investors defrauded by Ricardo Miranda in Punta Perla
20 Jan 2013
4 arrested for killing German in Sosua on the North Coast of Dom Rep
Paul Jürgen Siefried is tourist #24 to be killed in the Dominican Republic in only 3 years !!! - The Procurator Fiscal of the Judicial Department, said about four people were arrested for investigation surrounding the shooting death of the German national Jürgen Paul Siefried 71 years of age, in Mulata in the tourist town of Sosua on Sunday night.....
Read more | 14 Jan 2013
Activists slam Dominican shark hunting tournament
BARCELO RUM promoter has angered environmentalists with his plan for a shark-hunting tournament in the Dominican Republic similar to one he organized after the release of the movie "Jaws." But head of this Caribbean country's Natural Resources Department said Thursday he will not allow such a tournament because he aims to protect the country's wildlife.....
Read more | 14 Jan 2013
Tourist STANISLAO LYTWYN killed in Punta Cana
STANISLAO LYTWYN is tourist #23 to be killed in the Dominican Republic in only 3 years !!! - reportedly he was shot when he tried to stop an assault between two other men at a same time when he was moving around with his wife Holgatha Cheuvo.....
Read more | 10 Jan 2013
Failed airline points to Dominican Government's 2nd major scandal
Is that the same toursit minister who extorted La Estancia Golf Resort for years and delayed the project? - Justice Ministry to investigate ex Tourism minister Felix Jimenez (Felucho), of the use of taxpayers money  to create the Air Dominicana airline, in which US$10.0 million was alleged embezzled.......
Read more | 10 Jan 2013
Two Italian tourists shot in Cabarete, Bank guard fired shotgun by mistake
Welcome to the Dominican Republic - Two Italian tourists were injured by bullets to different parts of their bodies when the bank guard at BANCO LEON in Cabarete accidentally made a shot with his shotgun......
Read more | 04 Jan 2013
Dominican Ex president carries assault weapons on fear for his life
HAPPY NEW YEAR !!! Ex president Hipolito Mejia revealed Tuesday that because of the country’s lack of security he travels "with machine guns here (in the vehicle) and sometimes I get scared when they aren’t well greased."  - Mejia said the country’s crime rates are close to those of Mexico. "We are almost reaching the numbers now"...New robbery of Swiss tourist.......
Read more | 02 Jan 2013
Dominican Republic was traffickers’drugs-dollars revolving door

Officials estimate that during its five years operating in the country the ring shipped around US$350 million to Colombia and Venezuela, using "mules," The "mules" carrying the money would come to the country with a tourist visa, stayed a few days, during which they stuffed suitcases with $300,000 dollars each prior to returning......

Read more | 02 Jan 2013
Forty suspected Dominican drug gang members indicted in New York
The Bronx-based, Dominican Trinitarios gang "went to war against rival gangs" in recent years - Nine murders, 24 attempted murders, racketeering, robbery, assault, firearms offenses (and drug) trafficking," Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a news conference. "You name it, they did it.".....
Read more | 02 Jan 2013
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