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When the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) was the majority in both houses in Congress, the National Domain Extinction Bill stagnated. Now, with the change of political party, and the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) holding the majority in both houses, the bill does not seem either to be a priority of the legislators. The bill is key to ending impunity and corruption and facilitating the seizing of illicitly-obtained assets.

The bill is again news, in the coverage of the high-level DR-US dialogue on institutional reform and citizen security at the Presidency on Wednesday, 28 April 2021. The US is offering assistance for police reform and improvements in local security. The US Embassy press release says the dialogue is a sign of the support of the United States to the efforts of the Dominican government to establish the National Strategy for Citizen Security...

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