US envoy´s visits to top prosecutor stir Dominican rumor mill
Santo Domingo.- USambassador James W. Brewster met Wednesday for three hours with Justiceminister Francisco Dominguez, and despite that they were both mum on what was discussed,according to Justice ministry PR Tessie Sánchez it was to bolster Washington-Santo Domingo tiesin the war on crime,.
The long meeting cameamidst mounting questioning of Dominican Justice over cases of government corruption,the most recent the Supreme Court acquittal of ruling party PLD senator FelixBautista.
The US envoy’s numerousvisits to Dominguez has stirred the rumor mill, including unconfirmed but asyet refuted reports that the US State Dept. has canceled the lawmakers US visa.