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Former Deputy Chief of Party Rosa Jimenez
Rosa Jimenez is a lawyer and democracy and governance expert with more than 10 years of experience managing USAID projects in the Dominican Republic, Pakistan, and Nicaragua. She is the former deputy chief of party on a USAID criminal justice systems strengthening project in the Dominican Republic.
by Rosa Jimenez
The Dominican Republic has one of the highest crime rates in the Caribbean. In your view, what is the most pressing challenge facing the country’s criminal justice system? The essence of the problem is our low prosecution rate. As you say, the Dominican Republic is the fourth most crime-prone country in the Caribbean. Over the…