DGCP finds irregularities in Kinsberly Taveras contracting


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Feb 20, 2019

The Procurement Agency (DGCP) has sent documentation to the Anti-Administrative Corruption Agency (Pepca) as evidence of irregularities in the contracting carried out between suspended Youth Minister Kinsberly (Kimberly) Taveras Duarte and the city government of Boca Chica. The contracting irregularities were made public in a Nuria Piera investigative television program. Piera was investigating how the young woman had accumulated a high fortune at her young age. Taveras had previously been the mayor of two small towns. Taveras’ accumulated wealth went public when published to meet the legal requirement after she was sworn in as the youth minister in the Abinader cabinet.

The investigation revealed Taveras had a parallel career and was involved in businesses that contracted to other city governments. Piera looked into Taveras’ garbage-collecting business and found irregularities...

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