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Dominican Republic: The presence of the "Los Macheteros" gang, including government response

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa
Publication Date 2 February 2010
Citation / Document Symbol DOM103386.FE
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Dominican Republic: The presence of the "Los Macheteros" gang, including government response, 2 February 2010, DOM103386.FE, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b7cee7928.html [accessed 23 July 2014]
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Information on the presence of the Los Macheteros gang in the Dominican Republic could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Internet sources, including: 7 Días, Ahora, Clave Digital, Diario Digital RD, Diario Horizonte, Diario Libre, Dominican Today, Dominicana News, DomRep Magazin, DR1, El Caribe, El Jaya, El Nacional [Santo Domingo], El Nuevo Diario, United States – Federal Bureau of Investigation, Factiva, Hoy [Santo Domingo], La Información [Santiago de los Caballeros], Listin Diario, Panorama Diario, Revista Dominicana, Super Diario.

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