Odebrecht lobbyist Angel Rondón stirs the hornets’ nest


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

Angel Rondón, the man who was the agent for Odebrecht in the Dominican Republic and was paid to expedite government procurement, is talking again. Rondón said in court he received more than US$200 million from Odebrecht for subcontracting, commercial representation, rental of equipment, and other concepts.

Rondon spoke for almost an hour during the resuming of the Odebrecht bribes case in the First Collegiate Court of the National District. Political analysts got busy deciphering the messages. Everyone agrees that Rondón’s ambiguous words are an open reminder that he knows who got what. Rondón reminded the court that he has been the Odebrecht representative since 2001. The Odebrecht contracting spans over the governments of Hipólito Mejía (2000-2004), Leonel Fernandez (2004-2012), and Danilo Medina (2012-2020).

Rondón said that Marco Cruz, Odebrecht’s manager in the...

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