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Marine nabbed at airport

SANTIAGO. – Dominican Navy lieutenant Mayobanex Rodriguez Montero, suspected to be the shooter in the case of the Paya, Bani killings, was arrested by narcotic agents while trying to board a plane leaving Puerto Plata destined for Grand Turk Island.

Rodriguez is alleged to the person who shot dead the seven Colombians in the southwestern community of Paya, Baní on August 4, in what authorities call a rip off among drug traffickers’.

Montero’s capture took place close to noon, and was handed over to Police to be escorted to Santo Domingo

More than 10 Navy officers and the same number of civilians are involved In the Paya case, and being held in various prisos.

The foreigners assassinated in Paya had 2,000 kilos of cocaine and a substantial amount of cash, the whereabouts of which are unknown.


Paradise Beach Resort to re-open in December

Hotel Paradise Beach Resort & Casino of the chain Amhsa Marina Hotels & Resorts, located in the Playa Dorada resort, Puerto Plata, will resume its operations in December after a renovation process in all its facilities.

Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is the new name that will identify the old Paradise Beach Resort & Casino.

The information was released by the vice president of sales & marketing Amhsa Marina Hotels & Resorts, Antonio Herrera, who said to carry out the renovation, the hotel closed its doors to the public on May 6.

Herrera noted that the reshuffle includes the construction of balconies in the rooms that hadn’t previously had one, new furniture and decor, mini flat screen televisions for greater comfort of the guests in the 425 rooms, and remodeled lobby, casino, disco and restaurants

Source: Dominican Today

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