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Santo Domingo.- Of the 62 deaths during the New Year’s weekend, 31 were violent and 31 from traffic accidents, the National Police and the Emergency Operations Center (COE) said Monday.

The Police reported 31 deaths from December 31 to January 1, or 38 percent fewer than the same period last year, when 50 died.

It said of those 31 deaths four resulted from crimes, 25 from social disputes and two at the hands of the authorities.

The Police adds that the 50 deaths from December 31, 2009 to January 1, 2010, 12 were from crimes, 35 from social disputes, and three by the authorities.

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Written by: matador, 3 Jan 2011 9:29 AM
From: United States, www.brugal-ron.com/home.php
62 deaths during the New Year’s weekend, 31 were violent,,, Can't celebrate and have funn anymore w/o killing each other. shame what a shame. whats wrong with our dominican people lately.
Written by: Ricardolito, 3 Jan 2011 9:36 AM
From: Dominican Republic, Zona Colonial
you ask what is wrong ...maybe look at your address here in DT and you will get a good clue
Written by: kennyB, 3 Jan 2011 9:49 AM
From: United States

Almost 80 percent of the homicide crimes on the island related to drugs are committed in Capital City.

It's Capotillo and Guachupita time.
Written by: curios1, 3 Jan 2011 9:07 PM
From: United States, right where im standin
better chioces and decisions need to be made
Written by: yumnuk3, 3 Jan 2011 11:14 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back ø„¸¨°º¤ø„¸¸„ø¤º°¨¸„ø¤º°¨

Written by: Ricardolito, 3 Jan 2011 9:36 AM
From: Dominican Republic, vieja Santo Domingo
you ask what is wrong ...maybe look at your address here in DT and you will get a good clue.


Ricardolito,

Well said!

Unfortunately, the hypocrite Matador is not very bright, it's very easy to tell by his daily idiotic commentary.
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