Judges will hear the case against Minera Falconbridge Dominicana SA, its President David Soares, together with the accused Geraldo Trinidad and Giovanny Bloise. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The provision is contained in Order No. 301-2016 TFIJ-058 of the Second Criminal Chamber of the Court of First Instance of the Judicial District of San Cristobal, chaired by Judge REGINA BISCAYNE CARVAJAL.
Environmental Jurist Lic. Euren Cuevas Medina said he was confident that the mining company Falconbridge Dominicana SA, its President David Soares, the accused Geraldo Trinidad and Giovanny Bloise will receive an exemplary sentence for causing health damage and death to people from toxic gases emission for more than 15 years. The jurist Cuevas Medina Continues saying with this criminal action, Falconbridge Dominicana (Falconbridge), David Soares, Geraldo Trinidad have violated Law 64-00 on the Environment and Natural Resources and the Law 42-01 on Public Health to the detriment of inhabitants of Quita Sueño, Haina, Province of San Cristobal especially the families Castro Delgado and the Dominican State.