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Looking for a new ombudsperson for the DR

The Chamber of Deputies has begun interviews to find the replacement for ombudswoman Zoila Violeta Martínez. A special commission at the Chamber of Deputies is interviewing 95 aspiring candidates through 29 January 2021. The interviews are streamed online

The candidates have 10 minutes to introduce themselves and talk about why they should be chosen. Then the jurors ask questions for another 5 minutes.

The first 20 candidates are:
Cristina Mercedes Laura Aguiar Quezada
Virgilio Felix Almánzar Estrella
José Francisco Antún
Maria Altagracia Batista Mejía
Enrique Cabral Coronado
Félix Antonio Cruz Jiminián
Ana Josefa Felipe Divanne
Madeline González Ortiz
Clara Argentina González Willems
Rosa Rafaela Javier Díaz
Ramón Bienvenido Martínez Portorreal
Darío Antonio Nin
Indhira Severino Pérez
Jazhieel Antonio Pimentel Martínez
Maria Ynmaculada Ramos Abreu
Alex Leonil Ramón Rodríguez Delfin
Elizabeth del Rosario Rodríguez Diaz de Alvarez
Francisco Alberto Sánchez Holguín
Yaskara Georgina Vargas Flores
Luis Alexander Veras Jiménez

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19 January 2021