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Violent eviction in Santo Domingo leaves scores living in a tent

Headline Title:  Violent eviction in Santo Domingo leaves scores homeless 28 November 2011 On Saturday, 15 October 2011, Jodis Encarnación and his wife woke up, as they do every day, at 7am. Just like any other day, they got the children up and ready and they drove them to Jodis’ mother’s house on their way to work in the outskirts of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.   But as his shift as a taxi driver was only starting, Jodis received a desperate call from a neighbour. “The police are here, with bulldozers, they are knocking down all the houses,” the neighbour said.  …

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