Dominican infant dies when ambulance stopped by Police (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic are investigating the death of an infant whose arrival at the hospital was delayed when police stopped an ambulance to search for drugs.

A spokesman for the Dominican National Drug Control Agency said Friday that officials are trying to determine whether its agents are responsible for the death of the 4-month-old girl. Miguel Medina says they had a tip that an ambulance was transporting drugs from the Haitian border to the capital.

Medina says the ambulance was stopped Thursday for a few minutes.

But the girl's parents tell reporters they were stopped in San Cristobal for more than 20 minutes and forced to take off the baby's oxygen mask while they got out of the ambulance for the search. She died before reaching the hospital.


Dominican Watchdog Note - Top trained Dominican police in action....!!! There are two kinds of cops in the DR, the corrupt and the stupid...., and maybe both  in one  -:)


6 year old American girl mistreated in Punta Cana hospital and dies



Another hospital scandal in Dominican Republic - I wonder when some of these useless Dominican doctors are put in jail for their negligence to handling simple tourists accidents resulting in none of the patients ever waking up again!!!! Doctors gave the little girl a dosage equivalent of a 6-foot, 200-pound man. And she was intubated with an infant-sized tube instead of a toddler one. Not only was she drugged up on so much anesthesia, she wasn't breathing the right amount of oxygen and the tube clogged, she was airlifted to Miami but never woke up again......

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