Riot police deployed on opposition party’s expanding crisis
Santo Domingo. – The expanding crisis in Dominican Republic’s major opposition party (PRD) goes to the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) for the second time today Thursday, since its May 20 defeat at the polls.
Riot Police and crowd control vehicles have been deployed around the courthouse located in the Centro de los Heroes (La Feria), with no reports of incidents.
The high Court began the hearing 9am when former PRD presidential candidate Hipolito Mejía will seek an injunction to halt a disciplinary process slated for tomorrow Friday, where PRD president Miguel Vargas aims to censure interim president Andres Bautista, general secretary Orlando Jorge and of organization Geanilda Vasquez.
PRD PR director Wilfredo Alemany said the PRD authorities will attend today’s hearing.