DR aspires to Spain and Italy-style prosecution when dealing with major crimes

Dolores

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The Attorney General Office has the backing of the experience of the Spanish prosecution to strengthen local capacities to prosecute major crimes. The Attorney General Office announces the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (Aecid) is making available an additional EUR650,000 in funds to prosecute organized crime, government corruption and gender-based crimes.

Attorney General Miriam Germán Brito made the announcement at the auditorium of the Supreme Court of Justice on 12 June 2024. She highlighted that the new program is a milestone in the fight for justice in the Dominican Republic. “Today we are launching a project of vital importance, the result of the valuable cooperation between our Public Ministry and Aecid, an entity that has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to strengthening our institutions and the well-being of our people,”...

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NALs

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“The DR aspires to Spain…”

Wow, what a surprise. I would had never guessed that, not in a million years.
 

CristoRey

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Ironic indeed.
The Dominican Republic's problem with corruption (along with the rest of Latin America) can be traced all the way back to the Spanish Crown 😅