US envoy, top prosecutor huddle amid reports of yanked visa
Santo Domingo.-Dominican Republic´s Justice minister Francisco Dominguez and US ambassadorJames W. Brewster are holding a meeting Wednesday and although the agenda hasn’tbeen disclosed.
Nonetheless the meetingcomes amid reports that the US State Dept. canceled the visa of a Senator, who’sa senior member of the ruling PLD party.
Brewster arrived at Dominguez´soffice after 9am but no details were provided about the visit.
A group of reporterswho cover the justice beat await for the official to provide details on whatwas discussed with the US diplomat.
Local media report thatthe US has canceled the visa of beleaguered senator Felix Bautista (PLD-SanJuan de la Maguana), who was recently acquitted of charges he embezzled morethan US$100 million while director of the State Works Supervisory EngineersOffice (OISOE).