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Planet September 18, 2018 | 2:23 pm

Attacks push Puerto Plata’s once mighty river to the brink

Puerto Plata.- The Bajabonico river, one of the most important water sources of the province, could vanish as a result of a prolonged dry season and the widespread extraction of tons of aggregates. Aerial photos of the Bajabonico taken by Santiago mogul Fernando Capellán show the tributary's ravaged channel, which, according to historical accounts, was navigable during colonial times. "We r