Mistreating an animal can lead to prison and fines of up to 50 times the minimum wage


The Dominican society was outraged by the kicks that a citizen gave to a dog that belongs to him. The abuser did not know that his action was recorded and reached social networks from there to the Public Ministry. Truffle the dog, the abused animal, is already in better hands. But its owner could face a maximum penalty of one year in prison. The vast majority of Dominicans are unaware of Law 248-12 on Animal Protection and Responsible Ownership, No. 248-12. GO No. 10692 of August 15, 2012, approved during the presidency in the Senate of Reinaldo Pared Pérez and the administration in the Executive Power of Leonel Fernández, the reason is that there is very seldom a demonstration of its application. The penalties for animal cruelty can carry a […]

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Dominican Republic poised to recover stolen State assets

Santo Domingo.- Complaints about property owned by the State in the hands of individuals are beginning to arrive for the commission of lawyers appointed by the Executive Power to analyze and proceed, if it determines it, with their recovery. Veteran politico Guido Gómez Mazara, submitted before the Presidency’s Legal Consultant […]