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

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 …
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Experts say government needs to cut wasteful spending before raising taxes

Economists Mercedes Carrasco and Rafael Espinal addressed several issues regarding the Dominican Republic’s fiscal reform. The ruling Modern Revolutionary Party has the vote in Congress to pass whatever reform once the new congress starts on 16 August 2024. Rafael Espinal, professor at Intec and former president of the Dominican School of Economists (Codeco), highlights that …
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Economy Minister highlights UNDP’s support for country’s development

Economy Minister Pável Isa Contreras praised the contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a tool for supporting countries in formulating effective policies and promoting well-being and development in a broad sense. He spoke on the occasion of the UNDP celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the case of the Dominican Republic, Isa Contreras …