Dominican Republic: The presence of the "Los Macheteros" gang, including government response
|Publisher||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||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 21 April 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.
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.