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Stepping Back Toward Death: Crime, Suicide, And Politics In The Dominican Republic

LADB Article ID: 51750
Category/Department: Dominican Republic
Date: 2006-04-27
By: Mike Leffert

Reeling under rising indices of violent crime, Dominicans are embracing restoration of the death penalty. An April poll in the newspaper Hoy found that more than 67% of respondents favor a return to capital punishment, at least in the case of rapists, where the victim is a child.

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