DR1 Daily News - Dominican Republic
DR1.com is the leading English news source in the Dominican Republic for over 30 years.
Showing articles from the past 7 days. To read past articles, visit our DR1.com Daily News Forum.
News · Click here for DR1 Travel News
Former Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez was sent to Najayo Jail during the early morning of 14 July 2021. The day before, he was sentenced to serve 18 months of pretrial custody in the San Cristóbal jail. The news became the trending topic for the day. People also referred to the case of the “plantains” found in a safe box that prosecutors opened as they sought evidence in the Medusa Operation, as the case against Rodríguez and accomplices has been named by the anti-administrative corruption prosecutors.
Prosecutors charge Rodriguez and accomplices of alleged corruption, fraud and erasing of would be incriminating evidence when he was attorney general from 2016 to 2020.
Another trending topic on social media was about plantains supposedly found in a safe opened by the anti-corruption prosecutors in their search for incriminating evidence. It is...