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President Luis Abinader says it is up to the institutions in the Dominican Republic to conclude what Diario Libre has named the Intrantgate scandal. Abinader made the remark when speaking at the weekly La Semanal press conference on Monday, 13 November 2023.
The Intrantgate scandal is about the RD$1.317 billion contract signed by removed Intrant director Hugo Beras to modernize the traffic lights system in Greater Santo Domingo. The past contractors of the modernization had protested the tender yet it took the Procurement Agency (DGCP) months to put a stop to the irregularities-filled traffic system modernization contract signed with Transcore Latam SRL.
Carlos Balcacer, the defense lawyer for the general manager of Transcore Latam had threatened to disconnect the system and cause chaos in Santo Domingo. US traffic light supplier Transcore LP says Transcore Latam had...