UN to strengthen Dominican government anti-corruption efforts

Dolores

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Past and present corruption in government is headline news in the Dominican Republic these days. President Luis Abinader won the election promising change, and the people are holding him up to the commitment. On Tuesday, the Abinader administration took a step to strengthen institutions that are being held responsible for combatting corruption and impunity.



The United Nations will now be helping the Abinader government in its commitment to combat past and present corruption. On Tuesday, 20 October 2020, the United Nations agreed to support national efforts to prevent corruption and strengthen integrity, ethics, and transparency while strengthening the country’s institutional framework.



President Luis Abinader had campaigned promising to combat past and present corruption in government. Yet, understandably, dealing with corruption in a country where it permeates...

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NALs

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The UN? Help?

That means there are two possible outcomes. Either things stay the same or they get worst. If they get better, its almost a guarantee the UN had nothing to do with it.

Remember the cholera. That's a legacy of the UN.
 

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You'll know the DR is serious when the courts begin convicting officials of corruption. I expect more token action like the recent raid of the carwash in La Romana. Clearly officials are on the take but no officials named or brought before the courts or the public for dereliction of duty. They continue in their current positions with impunity to do it again.
 

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Can any person cite the nations where government corruption is non-existent?
Of course, as it relates to/and in comparison to the RD to remain within the parameters of permitted discourse.