Local December 23, 2016 | 12:39 pm

Dominican Government still ‘awaits papers’ on Odebrecht bribe case

Santo Domingo.- Presidency Administrative ministerJosé Ramón Peralta on Friday said the Government awaits documents on theOdebrecht case so the Justice Ministry can proceed accordingly.

"The Government, whenever requested, will provideall the necessary information and collaboration so the Prosecutor’s Office canact in the case," the official said, in a virtual repeat of Justice ministerJean A. Rodriguez’s "waiting for papers" statement earlier this week.

"He said the case has affected all ofLatin America and in Dominican Republic’s case, "as in the others,"the Government will manage it with due transparency.

"We’ve seen in the press the denunciation fromBrazil that has shaken all Latin America and in our case what we expect is thatwhich came out in the press, the properly documented information arrives, sothat, as appropriate, the Office of the Prosecutor can act," Peralta said.

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