Weekly Report - 3 May 2005

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: PRD wants elections back in synch

A group of opposition senators is floating once more a draft constitutional amendment which would bring back synchronised legislative and presidential elections, which since 1996 have taken place two years apart, precisely at each other's mid-term point. The government opposes this, on the grounds that it is just a manoeuvre by the opposition legislators to prolong their mandates for two years.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 183 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

Intelligence Research Ltd.
167-169 Great Portland Street,
5th floor,
London, W1W 5PF - UK
Phone : +44 (0) 203 695 2790
You may contact us via our online contact form
Copyright © 2022 Intelligence Research Ltd. All rights reserved.