Local November 9, 2011 | 2:35 pm

U.S. clueless on Dominican Republic’s drugs reality, top adviser says

Santo Domingo.- The Presidency’s Antinarcotics adviser Wednesday said U.S. Undersecretary of State for Narcotics and Security William Brownfield’s statement that Dominican Republic would confront a dangerous situation with drug trafficking within two years, didn’t go far enough.

Marino Vinicio Castillo (Vincho) called Brownfield’s declarations erroneous, because in his view the country is already dealing with that situation.

He said Hipolito Mejia’s Administration (2000-2004) opened Dominican Republic’s airports to international drug trafficking, and asked the diplomat and American society to review Washington’s antinarcotics policy toward Dominican Republic and Latin America.

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