Dominican senator accused of ripping off Haiti sanctioned by Trump administration

Dominican Republic senator Félix Ramon Bautista Rosario, accused of making millions of dollars in Haiti from reconstruction projects after the earthquake that he never completed, has been sanctioned by the Trump administration for engaging in corrupt acts related to the rebuilding of Haiti.

PHOTO: Felix Bautista, Dominican Senator accused of ripping off Haiti
PHOTO: Felix Bautista, Dominican Senator accused of ripping off Haiti

All assets that Felix Bautista owns within U.S. jurisdiction will be blocked, and U.S. citizens are banned from doing business with him, according to the Miami Herald.

Companies owned by Bautista receives lucrative contract to build infrastructure in Haiti after the earthquake, these projects were either not completed, done cheaply, or not even started.

In one example, Bautista's construction firm Hadom was awarded a $14.7 million contract and was paid $10 million up front to construct the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, one of 40 government buildings that crumbled during the earthquake. The building was never built.

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Christophe Peter says...

Kill this piece of shit
He aint worth

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Patrick Princivil says...

Nèg ki déchèpiyé lajan Pétrocaribé yo pa pi bon ké sénatè Dominiken an, kité sénatè a

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Kreyolman says...

Trump is in election mode for his 2nd

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Ajl says...

O o!! Sa k-ap pase laa?

Pou kisa soudènman tout moun santi yo konsène nan zafè korupsyon ann Ayiti?

Kisa yo konte fè ak sitirè yo?

Kidonk, responsab Ayisyen yo pa gen kouy pou yo kanpe defann dwa ak byen peyi yo kont malfra

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