Anti-corruption march called for Sunday 22 January
Support for the Anti-Corruption March set for Sunday, 22 January 2017 is increasing as the media follows the Odebrecht saga in the Dominican Republic. In the latest development, the lobbyist who secured the contracts has said that the Odebrecht has described the US$92 million as bribes to Dominican government officials in return for securing US$163 million worth of contracts were his fees for securing contract work and payments for the company.
The march is being promoted by campaigning groups and civil society organizations that seek to demand a full government investigation into the Odebrecht bribe case.
The organizations include Foro Ciudadano, Poder Ciudadano, Somos Pueblo, Centro Juan XXIII, Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos, Bloque Popular, Movimiento de Trabajadores Independientes, Movimiento de Mujeres Trabajadoras, Comité Codiano, Corriente Magisterial Juan Pablo Duarte, Feflas, Los Peregrinos de Moca, Juventud Caribe, FAPROUASD, La Multitud, Frente Universitario Renovador, and Grupo Milenio Verde (MIVER).
The march is scheduled to start at 10am at the intersection of Máximo Gómez and 27 de Febrero avenues ending at the Presidential Palace via Dr. Delgado Street in Santo Domingo.
Jan 14, 2017
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