Skip to comments.At Least 20 Arrested in One-Day Strike in Dominican Republic
Posted on 03/27/2009 7:49:08 PM PDT by Flavius
SANTIAGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC At least 20 people were arrested during a one-day strike organized by grassroots groups in more than 40 towns and cities in the Dominican Republics northern province of Santiago to demand better services.
Police used tear gas and shotguns to break up protests Wednesday in the city of San Jose de las Matas, as well as in the towns of Inoa, El Rubio, La Cuesta, La Bosua and Entrada de Janico, to demand road repairs, an end to blackouts and improved water service.
A civilian from Dominican Republic uses a home made weapons in order to clash with National Police members during a strike held at Salcedo, Dominican Republic, on 24 March 2009, in which at least two people were wounded and twenty five were arrested. The protest staged in four towns in the northern Dominican Republic to demand improvements to roads and other infrastructure, lower food prices and an end to chronic electricity shortages
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Looks like it did back in the late 70’s, minus the guys with “guns.”
they should write a law where gun smiting should be banned
Since when is shooting at the police considered a “protest”?
The DR was doing well for awhile, too bad they haven’t secured their border, it’s causing lots of problems.