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Hector Darío Feliz Feliz / N Digital

With the backing of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States, local prosecutors from the Attorney General Office (PGR) and the National Drug Control Agency (DNCD) carried out a major offensive in Santiago, the National District, Santo Domingo province and Punta Cana early on 8 September 2021. The Operation Falcon is a major crack on drug trafficking in the country. The raids took people by surprise.

Commenting on Operation Falcon, President Luis Abinader said: “In this country there are no sacred cows.” He reiterated his commitment to end impunity for administrative corruption and organized crime. Legislator Hector Dario Felix Feliz and a government officer, Juan Maldonado Castro are investigated in the case.

Diario Libre reports that Operation Falcon reveals the level of involvement of politicians...

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