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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
 
Dominican Republic involved in international fraud
From New Zealand - Evidence during the trial stated there was a bank account created in the Caribbean, a company registered in the Dominican Republic and accountants based in Uruguay for the investment scheme.....
Read more | 02 Jan 2013
 
What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? FRAUD....
The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution in New York - the City’s Department of Investigation considered its findings serious enough to submit to the state Attorney General, unethical, and perhaps illegal, the report states. The DOI pointed out that Pérez (Alianza’s CEO) lied twice in reports......
Read more | 20 Dec 2012
 
Senator charged with embezzling RD$250M poses “flight risk”, Judges visa to US canceled
More Banana Republic News - What a joke, for over 10 years senator Amable Aristy "MILKED THAT COW"....., Justice minister Francisco Dominguez says that the magnitude and extent of the irregularities damaged the State, no shit Sherlock!! Another case this week: Supreme Court  Chief justice unaware that the United States canceled the visa of several Dominican judges......
Read more | 09 Dec 2012
 
Anger in Dom Rep over proposal to ease punishment for sex abuse of kids
IS THERE NO LIMITED TO HOW STUPID DOMINICAN LAWMAKERS CAN BE? - They are considering a proposal to reduce prison time for some domestic violence and sexual abuse crimes. The new law already approved by a legislative committee, which has been under consideration for 12 years, would reduce the sentence for sexual abuse of a minor from 5 years to 3 years in most cases.....
Read more | 09 Dec 2012
 
At least 40 die of dengue fever in Dominican Republic
TRAVEL WARNING FROM CANADA about DR   - Nearly 430 new cases of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported each week in recent months as the number of those affected has topped 7,364, health officials said in a statement. The Canadian "CDC" (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has again focus on health advice for travelers to the Dominican Republic......
Read more | 09 Dec 2012
 
Ex president Leonel Fernandez gets 20 years in prison for corruption
Mock court or not, Leonel Fernandez deserves every year of that sentence!!! - "the prosecutor," requested a 30 year prison sentence, a 40 year ban on exercising a public function and the confiscation of all his properties. Justice minister Francisco Domínguez on Tuesday received an accusation of corruption in a deficit of RD$187.0 billion against ex president Leonel Fernandez......
Read more | 09 Dec 2012
 
Dominican in violent drug enterprise extradited from Dom Rep to New York
The so-called "Rodriguez Enterprise" trafficked marijuana, engaged in murders and other violent acts, and transported and laundered millions of dollars. Dom Rep ex Senator’s son in 140K cocaine bust surrenders....

Read more | 08 Dec 2012
 
Arrest order against stupid Dominican TV Host who set US magician on fire
Wayne Houchin stated on his facebook profile that "This was a criminal attack" - US magician to pursue charges against Dominican Republic TV show host Franklin Barazarte who set him ablaze in a criminal act he later called "a blessing" -  UPDATE: Dominican judge orders arrest of TV host who set fire to hair of US magician......
Read more | 07 Dec 2012
 
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