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Dominican jail systems expert Roberto Santana continues to tour the media to pressure for political and citizen support to retake jail reform in the country. He is urging the participation of all, including legislators, so that the funds may be made available to resume prison reform in the country.

In an interview with Listin Diario, Roberto Santana insisted that the solution to the prison problem requires a concerted effort by the Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches of government. That this be a national project as he says Attorney General Miriam Germán Brito has called for.

Santana in the recent interview maintained that this is a state problem, not one of government. He says politicians from all political parties need to be involved.

He adds that there must be a substantial improvement in justice and in judges and prosecutors, to reduce the number of...

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