The longtime kingpin of the province of La Altagracia backs Luis Abinader


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Feb 20, 2019

Amable Aristy Castro, of the Reformist Liberal Party (PRL), says he will back Luis Abinader of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) for President. He had complained that his daughter, Karina Aristy, lost her bid for a fifth term as mayor of Higuey when she did not receive sufficient backing from the ruling party, with whom she was allied for the election. Aristy, who was on the ruling PLD and the PRL municipal tickets, was defeated in Higuey by lawyer Rafael Duluc “Cholitín,” who ran for the PRM and a coalition of nine other political parties.

Amable Aristy Castro was a long-time Social Christian Reformist Party (PRSC) politician until he resigned from the PRSC. He now runs for the PRL. Aristy has been elected senator for La Altagracia seven times in a row: 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2016. He is currently seeking to be re-elected for an eighth term as...
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Sep 30, 2019
I love the term "kingpin" when used in regards to politicos. its should be used more often.
seriously though, looks like its all going Abinader's way.