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Santo Domingo.- The headquarters of Dominican Republic’s opposition party (PRD) is ready to start  the disciplinary trial against former president Hipólito Mejía, PRD acting president Andres Bautista, general secretary Orlando Jorge and of Organization Geanilda Vasquez .

The hearing is scheduled to start 9am at the organization offices on Enrique Jiménez Moya Av., where crowd control barricades and 300 Police agents aand private security have cordoned off the area.

Expected to arrive are Jorge and Vasquez who confirmed they’ll attend as well as representatives for Mejia and Bautista.

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19 comment(s)
Written by: Atabey, 14 Jan 2013 10:32 AM
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The circus continues.

Written by: JMONTILLA, 14 Jan 2013 10:59 AM
From: United States
Bunch of animals!!!
Written by: juanb, 14 Jan 2013 11:05 AM
From: Dominican Republic

Vargas and Mejia, they deserve each other.

Unfortunately, the PLD is no better.

P.S. I'd love to know what time the 9:00 meeting started.
Written by: Atabey, 14 Jan 2013 11:13 AM
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In the land of the blind, the one eye party is king.

Written by: dreadlocks This user is banned, 14 Jan 2013 11:13 AM
From: United States
asks juanb

P.S. I'd love to know what time the 9:00 meeting started.

later tonight
Written by: generoso, 14 Jan 2013 11:23 AM
From: Dominican Republic
A riot scene and confrontation has already occurred, with tear gas bombs, stone throwing, empty bottles flying, and sporadic shots, from rowdy PRD supporters of both factions.
Miguel Vargas Maldonado is insisting on pushing the envelope, and trying to stay longer in power, than what the statutes of his presidency allow. With this latest move to expel the Hipoloco faction, Vargas is miscalculating as the Hipo does control the majority of the PRD advocates, and if put to a popular vote with the PRD masses, Vargas will lose about 80% to 20%. In this latest "faux pas" Vargas has sealed his early retirement from politics, as the break up of the PRD seems inevitable, but the continuation of this formidable party, with geriatric leadership, is not in question, as the party will regroup and continue without him. Regardless of the opinion of the PLD cronies, who wish to "absorb it" as they did to the old Balaguer PRSC party.
Written by: Atabey, 14 Jan 2013 11:38 AM
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Only 5-10% of the birds need change their political zip-code. Super Majority Party full steam ahead.

Written by: generoso, 14 Jan 2013 11:59 AM
From: Dominican Republic
Your reasoning is faulty at the very least. The PLD will NEVER be a super majority party, simply because
Dominicans, are too much involved in their love of political confrontations, dominoes and cervezas.
The PLD leadership is corroded and lacking, Leonel Fernandez love of hedonistic and egotistical pursuits, have depreciated his past glamour to the masses.
The PRD will reinvent itself as it has done thorough the years, and survived caudillo leadership. New younger leaders will emerge, like Abinader, more in sync with the demands of the poorer classes, and possibly create a united front to win the 2016 elections, envisioning the tug of war with the PLD presidential nomination between Leonel, his wife and Danilo Medina.
Written by: Atabey, 14 Jan 2013 12:03 PM
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Perhaps. But I have my doubts that the PRD will be MORE disciplined than the PLD.

But Time will tell which one of us is correct.

Right now the Circus is all PRD.

As I told Juanb, in the land of the blind, the one eyed Party is King.

Written by: benwaballs, 14 Jan 2013 12:11 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Maybe the Hippo will finally pay his debt...NOT
Written by: VeronicaDR, 14 Jan 2013 6:37 PM
From: United States
In a place with no justice system this is what can be expected.
Written by: ohhhvictor, 14 Jan 2013 8:24 PM
From: United States

new blood like abinader to take over the leadership of PRD?
So abinader is going to be the major opposition against PLD?

are you OUT of your mind?

PRD did his function in the social political life of DR but now it's gone, because of the corruption of their egocentric candidates..
We simply dont need that no more

Written by: RoyStone, 14 Jan 2013 8:46 PM
From: Australia
What a bunch of ratbags - yet they came a close 2nd in the last election - what does that tell you about Dominican voters?
Written by: Atabey, 14 Jan 2013 8:50 PM
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Fuel for the PRD Circus

And the crowds will grow. Just sound the alarm and say Free Cheese is being handed out. LOL

Written by: generoso, 14 Jan 2013 11:26 PM
From: Dominican Republic
You should take a course in reading comprehension, which you certainly lack. BTW:
GFY and Kiss my ASS!
PS: I am no great fan of the PRD or the PLD!
Written by: ohhhvictor, 14 Jan 2013 11:30 PM
From: United States


Your post was way ridiculous..
Only a very delusional mind can expect that Abinader would be the new serious contender in the next elections..

You are speaking what the chicken eat..

And yes, with your words , you are defending the losers of PRD,and by doing that ,you are another loser as well..

Written by: generoso, 15 Jan 2013 1:06 AM
From: Dominican Republic
I now have joined the legion of admirers that puke, and are disgusted by reading your constant brown nosing of the PLD mega corruptors.
In Trujillo's time, you would have been a calié for free.
Written by: ohhhvictor, 15 Jan 2013 1:11 AM
From: United States

You see?
Keep posting nonsense!

Same old, same old..
Written by: Atabey, 15 Jan 2013 10:40 AM
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The Circus many birds will fly from the white coop and into the Imperial Purple?

5-10% and it's a continuation of the PLD.

"Purge in Dominican Republic’s opposition party seals split

Santo Domingo.- Former Dominican Republic president Hipolito Mejia was expelled Monday during the disciplinary hearing of the opposition PRD party together with another senior leader, a measure likely to divide the powerful organization that has ruled the country in four different occasions."

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