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December 16, 2012

Dominican Protests against Corruption




 These drawings were made at one of the many protests being held here in the Dominican Republic.  Our last government left us deep in debt, because of bad administration incredibly dirty, corrupt schemes.  Their answer to this is to raise all taxes on the people.  For once in over 40 years the usually dormant and apathetic dominican population has miraculously come together and manifested against this abuse.  These are trying times to say the least, but there is a spark of hope.  The struggle will be a long one, these dinosaur politicians won't give up so easily, in fact they usually dismiss our protests by saying the opposing party is sponsoring them, or that only a few spoiled middle class citizens are attempting against the 'peace' of the country.  We'll keep our hopes up, we'll fight on, however clumsily we do it.

10 comments :

Orling Dominguez said...

Beautiful... We'll continue fighting, that's for sure!!!!

Pedro said...

Great!
I can read the same situation in Portugal... and the same protests.

Don McNulty said...

Great drawings!

Don McNulty said...

Great drawings!

Marina Grechanik said...

Great series, very graphical, they could be posters!

Cathy Gatland said...

Wonderful drawings - good luck with the fight. We are facing the same issues!

Owl said...

Love the sketches and glad to see you are making a stand. Good luck & thank you for sharing :o)

Nathalie said...

Thank you guys!

INMA SERRANO said...

wow great!!!!!!!!

miked said...

Beautiful sketches and powerful story!