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She was very effective at what she put her heart and sold to. Kinsberly (Kimberly) Taveras graduated as a chemical engineer from the state university (UASD), moving on to politics, winning the city government of her small town, and then that of bigger town Pedro Brand. As a rising young star in the Modern Revolutionary Party, she worked hard to help the party win in the municipal, congressional, and presidential elections in 2020.
Meanwhile, she was also good in business. She just did what politicians throughout her lifetime have done: use their influence for personal gain.
She followed the example of other successful politician-entrepreneurs. Only now is she is being told what she has been doing violates the law.
It worked well for her. At 33 years old she has accumulated more than RD$77 million in assets thanks to a scheme of renting garbage trucks to other PRM city governments. Her two biggest clients are the city governments in Hato Mayor and Santo Domingo East...