Senators honor businessman José Luis Corripio Estrada
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This Wednesday, José Luis Corripio Estrada, also known as Don Pepin, will be honored by the Senate of the Republic. President of the Republic Luis Abinader attends the event, which is held in the National Assembly of the National Congress.
Dominican entrepreneur of Spanish descent, Don Pepin. Due to the Spanish Civil War, his family immigrated to this country when he was still a little child. During the reign of dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo, his father Manuel Corripio Garca built an empire and rose to the position of third-richest person in the Dominican Republic.
As the company expanded and diversified, it formed Grupo Corripio, which employs about 12,000 people.