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Santo Domingo.- Prominent journalist and deputy Foreign minister César Medina on Friday called vice president Margarita Cedeño's affirmation that Donald Trump's win in the US threatens the Dominican people's interests, "reckless."

The critique by Medina, a staunch supporter of president Danilo Medina, is the latest evidence of the widening rift between the head of state and Cedeño's husband former president Leonel Fernandez, who also heads the ruling PLD party.

In his daily column in listin.com.do, the journalist and diplomat said Cedeño made a serious blunder by offering such reckless statements against the US president-elect.

Medina called Cedeño's position "untimely statements that confuse the population."

In an article published by Listin Monday, Cedeño reiterated that Trump's victory represents a threat to the interests of the Dominican people.

She said Trump's actions in the transition "set the tone for what will be a presidency that will keep the world on the verge of great tensions."

Moreover, Cedeño, in a video that went viral, had openly urged Dominicans living in the US to vote for Hillary Clinton in the last election.

Government backs away

On Tuesday Presidency administrative minister José Ramón Peralta stated the government's position on Cedeño's statement. "The government of the Dominican Republic didn't have candidates in the last United States elections because that's a sovereign decision of the American people."

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16 comment(s)
Written by: chillinout, 6 Jan 2017 12:43 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Vice presidents are generally just warm bodies hanging around in case the boss kicks the bucket or gets imprisoned.

Probably should not bite the hands that may feed you though.

Who knows, her thumping for Clinton may have helped Trump.
Written by: situationaenglish, 6 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
From: Dominican Republic, USA back yard, Dominican Republic
Yahoo news 01/06/2017
Donald Trump has ordered all Obama ambassadors to quit by Inauguration Day, without exception.

Yes baby that time has come GO TRUMP.
I rather have a redneck ambassador than a LGBT PROMOTER pretending to be an ambassador.

This Fake ambassador had no intention of helping the poor or fight corruption but came here to further his Gay agenda and propaganda knowing very well our constitution in article #75

IT TOOK A WHILE FOR THIS NEWS TO COME. THANKS TRUMP, GO REPUBLICANS.

God bless Trump.
Written by: danny00, 6 Jan 2017 4:17 PM
From: United States, Rhodes scholar oxford university
go trump. thank god
Written by: bernies, 6 Jan 2017 5:03 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Juan Dolio
can somebody tell her to please stop talking about matters in which she has no clue. thank you and happy friday.
Written by: danny00, 7 Jan 2017 1:53 PM
From: United States, Rhodes scholar oxford university
Trump's victory represents a threat to the interests of the Dominican people.

maybe shes talking about drug dealers. what dominican interests is she speaking about?... maybe its the food stamps and free rent...... i dont know or is she blowing hot wind....
Written by: guillermone, 8 Jan 2017 3:27 AM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

maybe shes talking about drug dealers. what dominican interests is she speaking about?... maybe its the food stamps and free rent...... i dont know or is she blowing hot wind....Written by: danny00
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Written by: bertoberto, 8 Jan 2017 11:22 AM
From: United States, Miami
She is talking about change, change from whatever connections she had that got her and her husband in continual position of power. Their are US connections that benefit DR. WE all know anything that benefits DR benefits the Politicians. That could change. different people will do the deals... These new people might not be aware of How things work here... or might not want to continue those "ways"..I am sure that is scary. Those USA connections are very very powerful... look what happens when the USA doesn't do business with a country, example CUBA. DR acts like a welfare state, pretends to be one when needed...
Written by: bertoberto, 8 Jan 2017 11:22 AM
From: United States, Miami
She is talking about change, change from whatever connections she had that got her and her husband in continual position of power. Their are US connections that benefit DR. WE all know anything that benefits DR benefits the Politicians. That could change. different people will do the deals... These new people might not be aware of How things work here... or might not want to continue those "ways"..I am sure that is scary. Those USA connections are very very powerful... look what happens when the USA doesn't do business with a country, example CUBA. DR acts like a welfare state, pretends to be one when needed...
Written by: laman00, 8 Jan 2017 1:57 PM
From: United States, San Fernando valley, CA
Fed up with liberals and their anti America agenda. Sorry, open borders, moral perverstion, lies, corruption and hate America are not and never have been American values. Neither is demonizing people who work for a living, Whites, sucess, Christians, the police, conservatives, etc. While Republicans are not the majority in CA and NY they are certainly numerous enough to help us steam roll the disgusting Democrat party over the next couple of years. Democrats have 25 seats at risk to our 8 in the upcoming midterms. Guess who will win that. And thanks you the disgusting Harry Reid we will be putting one and more conservative justices on the Supreme Court, not to menion the couple hundred federal justices awaiting appointments in the lower courts. This is all payback for the disgusting anti American policies of the loony left over the past 8 years. And to top it off the first female President will be a Republican with integrity, Ivanka....
Written by: antonio1, 10 Jan 2017 8:49 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Margarita just wanted to be the first female president of the Dominican Republic, cock-tailing the presume first female US president, Hillary Clinton
Written by: antonio1, 10 Jan 2017 8:52 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Margarita just wanted to be the first female president of the Dominican Republic, cock-tailing the presume first female US president, Hillary Clinton
Written by: antonio1, 10 Jan 2017 8:52 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Margarita just wanted to be the first female president of the Dominican Republic, cock-tailing the presume first female US president, Hillary Clinton
Written by: antonio1, 10 Jan 2017 8:53 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Margarita just wanted to be the first female president of the Dominican Republic, cock-tailing the presume first female US president, Hillary Clinton
Written by: runfresh01, 11 Jan 2017 5:55 PM
From: United States
As much as dominicans like independence in their every decision, specially political ones, you would think someone like the vice president would be more reserved in her opinions regarding matters of other nation's own political decisions. Suck it up Mrs. vice president and learn from #1.


Written by: runfresh01, 11 Jan 2017 5:55 PM
From: United States
As much as dominicans like independence in their every decision, specially political ones, you would think someone like the vice president would be more reserved in her opinions regarding matters of other nation's own political decisions. Suck it up Mrs. vice president and learn from #1.


Written by: runfresh01, 11 Jan 2017 5:56 PM
From: United States
As much as dominicans like independence in their every decision, specially political ones, you would think someone like the vice president would be more reserved in her opinions regarding matters of other nation's own political decisions. Suck it up Mrs. vice president and learn from #1.


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