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Tourism Police In Dominican Republic Get 65 New Vehicles to Enhance Security

Security for tourists in the Dominican Republic (DR) has been given a boost. Thanks to a new investment in vehicles for the Tourism Police (Politur). This is the latest move by the Dominican Republic to ensure the safety of visitors. The $2 million investment has delivered 65 purpose-built pick-up trucks and motorcycles for the Politur. …

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Two Suspects Detained After Police Seize 50 Kilograms Of Cocaine In Punta Cana Airport

Airport officials in Punta Cana International Airport detained two Dominican citizens who were found carrying over 50 kilograms of presumed drugs en route to Europe. The massive find is a result of enhanced anti-drug efforts in Dominican airports, involving various law enforcement agencies.  Anti-drug officers and personnel from the Dominican Republic intelligence agency were carrying …

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Canadian Airline Crew Jailed In Dominican Republic After 25 Million In Cocaine Discovered

Earlier this month, Dominican law enforcement personel detained the pilots and crew members of a Canadian charter airline after the aircraft was found carrying parcels of cocaine. In total, eleven crew members were questioned by authorities, but only 5 remain detained. Pivot Airlines, the charter company that owns the aircraft, issued a statement calling for …

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