Local August 13, 2019 | 12:31 pm

Top prosecutor: there is a pact with Brazil on Odebrecht case

Marcelo Odebrecht

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Jean Rodríguez, affirmed Tues. that there is an agreement between the Dominican Republic and Brazil, regarding the Odebrecht case, contrary to what was stated in writing by Brasilia’ Secretariat of International Cooperation.

He said the agreement is under the Mérida convention and that through it exchange has been received.

“There is an agreement of Mérida that covers all the cooperation and of course, gentlemen, through that agreement it is that we have had exchange.”

Rodríguez said a document stamped and signed by Brazil’s Justice Ministry is part of the Odebrecht file, which the official affirms has been submitted to the Supreme Court. “A serious investigation is underway.”