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President Mejía shuffles cabinet

President Hipólito Mejía has shuffled his cabinet, moving ten government officials including three Secretaries of State. He named PRD director Siquió Ng de la Rosa as the new Administrative Secretary to the Presidency, replacing Pedro Franco Badía. Franco Badía has been named Minister of the Interior and Police, replacing Doctor Rafael Suberví Bonilla who will …
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President Mejía shuffles cabinet

President Hipólito Mejía has shuffled his cabinet, moving ten government officials including three Secretaries of State. He named PRD director Siquió Ng de la Rosa as the new Administrative Secretary to the Presidency, replacing Pedro Franco Badía. Franco Badía has been named Minister of the Interior and Police, replacing Doctor Rafael Suberví Bonilla who will …
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Extortion at Las Americas Airport

El Caribe newspaper reports today on a scam at the Las Americas International Airport. Passengers arriving in the country complain they are being extorted by customs officials. They say that when they arrive at the luggage inspection desk in the customs area, customs employees are demanding money in exchange for letting them have their suitcases. …