The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) of the Dominican Republicconfirmed Thursday that the Brazilian construction giantOdebrecht S.A. did not pay a US$32 million installment of a corruption fine, thus creating a possibility for the lawsuit to be reopened.
Officers from 11 South and Central American countries worked together to arrest 49 alleged people smugglers, Interpol announced Tuesday.
The cocaine would leave the Dominican Republic hidden among the in-flight meals on passenger planes flying from the La Romana airport of Santo Domingo to the Milan Malpensa airport in Italy.
A suspended UN diplomat has testified in a US court that a Chinese billionaire paid him up to US$ 50,000 monthly in return for help securing a contract to build a UN conference center, media reported Friday.
Dominican Republic authorities said Monday they arrested a cabinet minister and several top-level officials for their connection to the widening bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht.
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