News organization in the Dominican Republic are reporting a massive raid in Sosua of night clubs, in connection with an police investigation into human trafficking. Video published by local television shows a raid of Caribbean Mens Paradise (CMP).
Video explains that the raid occured in the early morning hours of May 5th, 2013. A total of 16 night clubs were raided, and identifies the CMP night club. From the Ministerio Publico a local judge and prosecutor were in charge of the raid, which pulled police from departments responsible for immigration and trafficking of arms and people.
News articles in Diario Puerto Plata, Nuevo El Diario and Hoy Digital also informed that 33 women were pulled out of club, located on Pedro Clisante and that several persons of German nationality were taken into police custody on charges of coercion.
CMP’s web page happens to be hosted on a domain that registered with a German .(de) name space.
Cuba Dave, recently returned from Sosua is making calls to determine the impact of the raid, and an update is expected soon on his facebook page. Any one in Sosua who may have some insight is encouraged to post a comment here.