Controversial HIV law passed in the Dominican Republic
Articles in the law could mean the start of a witch hunt in the hands of unethical lawyers, who will go after every separation or divorce of serodiscordant couples, with a potentially more profitable market than that of traffic accidents. And to further exacerbate what is already an exaggerated situation, we are close to encouraging the use of HIV+ tattoos on a strategic part of the body for the sole purpose of avoiding jail.......
Read more | 25 Jun 2012
Dominican women suffer “bone chilling” violence, 66 women killed in first 4 months
"Women die in their homes and they die at the hands of their partners! "Violence against women is a stark reality in Dominican Republic, where 3 out  10 females have suffered its effects, said United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) resident coordinator Valerie Julliand. The “bone chilling” statistics are showing that 90% of the sexual abuse cases investigated are against children and adolescents, actions in which adults are involved. Seven fewer, but violent deaths claim 66 women in first 4 months......
Read more | 26 Jun 2012
Substitute judge releases 5 charged with title fraud, foreigners lost millions of USD
Another proof civilization has not yet reached the Dom Rep - A substitute judge is once again at the center of scandal, as the National District 6th Instruction Court yesterday ruled to release five defendants accused of being part of a ring of counterfeiters of deeds of property including military assigned to the Real Estate Jurisdiction. This is SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) in the DR. When the bribe becomes big enough, the judge retire for a couple of weeks form his office and the unlucky substitute judge will be asked to released the criminals. Then the judge will come back and wash his hands as if nothing happened. Who said BANANA REPUBLIC !!!!!
Read more | 17 Jun 2012
3 Die in protests in Dominican Republic
Three people were killed and eight others hurt in clashes between police and protesters in the northern Dominican town of Salcedo. Community organizations launched the protests to demand the arrest of a cop they say is responsible for the May 14 killing of area resident Hector Medina. While representatives of the Catholic Church and the municipal administration met with the police brass, the most militant element among the protesters boycotted the talks......
Read more | 17 Jun 2012
Dominican charged in multi-million dollar counterfeiting scheme in U.S.
Defendants were engaged in transactions involving more than $2 million in high-quality counterfeit currency being produced in Peru and the Dominican Republic. "This extended undercover operation, which targeted one of the most significant sources of high-quality counterfeit U.S. currency in the world, is a compelling example of the fight against international crime," said U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz. "This case illustrates the merging of traditional crimes such as counterfeiting with advanced technologies that criminals so often use to commit financial crimes today,"......
Read more | 17 Jun 2012
Know the truth about the Sugar Brothers - US$ 95 Million Lawsuit Against Casa de Campo, Fanjul and Central Romana

2 coronels and 18 military officers on behalf of the attorney general of the Dominican Republic assisted the original land owners in a visit to Casa de Campo a few weeks back. These are the facts about why Four Season Hotel was never build in Casa de Campo as proclaimed by Central Romana to be finished by end of 2009.  Central Romana (the company behind CdC) is not the owner of the land they offered to Four Seasons, when Four Seasons found out they left the DR very upset and will probably never return. It also turns out that Central Romana is also not the owner of parts of the land where they did the marina extension a few years back.....

Read more | 21 Jul 2013
Ex DEA agent found tied and strangled in Santiago - Update, 3 arrested
Another foreigner murdered in DomRep, BODY COUNT 17! - Unidentified assailants strangled an attorney and former member of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), inside his apartment in the city's Los sector Los Garages. His neighbors said they suspect a woman with whom the victim had a romantic relationship, and to whom Pichardo had given a vehicle and then took it back......
Read more | 15 Jun 2012
DR government officials in U.S. court documented corruption
Welcome to the DR, CORRUPTION, MONEY LAUNDERING & THREATS of MURDER! - AES Puerto Rico was alleged to have paid additional bribes to government officials, perhaps as much as $2 million (Exact number unknown but the Complaint (Government of DR v. AES) states that "as much as 2 million dollars in personal bribes was paid to government officials").......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
DR SCAM, Fake DEA Agents Extorting U.S. Citizen Dollars
ANOTHER MEGA SCAM OPERATED OUT OF DomRep - It's a scheme that has terrorized countless people. But the Drug Enforcement Administration has no idea how many victims there really are because people don't always report what's happened, or even realize they have been scammed. In one case a woman committed suicide because she was so frightened and guilt-ridden......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
Dominican siblings arrested in U.S.- Dominican murder plot
Believing their stepfather gave their mother HIV, a brother and sister allegedly hatched a plan to fly to the Dominican Republic and kill him. Their mother has terminal cancer and the children were afraid that once she died their stepfather would get the couple’s house in the Dominican Republic. The mother paid for her children’s plane tickets and gave them cash for expenses......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
Puerto Rico Police arrest 77 Dominicans, 52 deported immediately
The 77 illegal Dominican immigrants, arrested early morning when a Marine Unit patrol spotted them aboard a 9 meter-long yola type boat, were handed over to federal authorities. 52 Dominicans was immediately repatriated with US Coast Guards and the rest jailed and processed as many are repeat offenders! Puerto Rico is home to an estimated 200,000 Dominicans, many of whom are illegal immigrants.
12 Jun 2012
Senator’s son killed in robbery, Deputy's daughter jailed for money laundering
RICH PLD LEADER'S KIDS IN THE LIME LIGHT AGAIN - Unknown assailants shot dead 34-year old Alexander García, son of the PRD senator for María Trinidad Sánchez, Salomón García, during a robbery. Overseas deputy Levy Suriel Gomez’s daughter charged with money laundering, son already jailed......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
Police call major bridge’s cut cables "urban terrorism," How to stop it!
"An act of urban terrorism" which "could trigger an unexpected tragedy", said the National Police about the cutting of Juan Pablo Duarte bridge’s tensioning cables by unidentified metal thieves  - The National Police said that in a few months 20 people have been sent to justice after being charged with stealing metal from bridges and highways across the country......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
3 French tourists killed in Dominican Republic - UPDATE w/video
Central Romana Sugar Train Accident - Bus filled with French tourists strikes train in eastern Dominican Republic; at least 3 killed. Nearly 30 French tourists was on board the bus along with two Dominicans in route to Punta Cana. It was coming from the airport when it struck a train operated by a local sugar company near the town of La Romana.....
Read more | 14 Jun 2012
The U.S. warns its citizens on rising assaults at major Dom Rep airport
TRAVEL WARNING - On its Website the State Department says criminals impersonating police arrest travelers along several roads after leaving the airport, where they are assaulted at gunpoint in their vehicles and their valuables stolen. The Police arrested at least four gangs of thieves who robbed travelers leaving Las Americas Airport (AILA) in the last five months, including one woman in one of them, based in nearby Andrés and Boca Chica.....
Read more | 08 Jun 2012
Dominican national used personal ID of dead U.S. man for decade
Deschamps previously used other people's identities when he lived in New York. He was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Friday for aggravated identity theft and making a false statement on a passport application. Youk Antonio Deschamps, 48 used the man's birth date, Social Security number and other personal information to obtain a passport and Florida drivers license......
Read more | 08 Jun 2012
Another Dominican Monster Getting Life Without Parole in NY
Dominican Drugs and Drug Dealers in USA - Dominican Freddie Gonzalez was sentenced Friday to four life terms in federal prison without parole, 22 years after he shot and killed a married couple in their Yonkers home before killing two other people in the Bronx and Queens. Authorities have said Gonzalez, 44, was a major cocaine dealer at the time of the murders......
Read more | 08 Jun 2012
Cap Cana Free Fall Continues - Punta Espada taken by bank
PUNTA ESPADA GOLF COURSE taken by BanReservas and put up for sale!! - Sunport team looking for Euro 50-200 million to take over distressed property inside Cap Cana at the price of about 30% of what buyers originally paid. Harzoury and his people are removed from any management of Cap Cana......
Read more | 08 Jun 2012
Dominican Antidrug Agents Raid Money Laundering Store (UPDATE)
MONEY LAUNDERING in DOM REP - The DNCD occupied 3.9 million pesos of the Dominican Republic and 387,580 dollars during a raid in Santo Domingo. This case is worked in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Agency of the United States (DEA), involving citizens of the Dominican Republic, now residents in New York. UPDATE: Police seize more than US$1.0M counterfeit from "useful dupe"......
Read more | 12 Jun 2012
Paterson schools track stolen laptop to Dominican Republic
NJ.comLooks like technology is playing catch-up in the DR! A Passaic County school district says it has tracked a stolen laptop computer to the Dominican Republic. Paterson schools security chief Jim Smith tells the district has embedded a tracking system commonly used to find stolen cars in its 16,000 computers! 
08 Jun 2012
WikiLeaks: US notes the DomRep’s 4th world rank in people trafficking
Dominican Prostitutes Part II - The social anthropologist Tahira Vargas notes that it reflects new forms of slavery, based on the sale of the person, physical violence and racial discrimination in a world of fraud. Quoted by, the official said it’s also certain that there are as many as 60,000 Dominican prostitutes in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East......
Read more | 08 Jun 2012
Dominican journalist gets death threat, armed escort after report

Exactly the same thing killed her father in 1970!! - After reporting allegations of corruption involving a senator, journalist Nuria Piera got death threats and now have armed escort..... This Miami Herald article has not been mentioned anywhere in local Dominican news in English!

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Read more | 08 Jun 2012
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