Jorge Mira: The Dominican Minister of Environment was shot dead in his office

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Orlando Jorge Mira, the environment minister, who was shot dead Monday in his office in Santo Domingo, was a lawyer, university professor and beekeeper with a life and career inextricably linked with politics and nature.

The family of the deceased issued a statement explaining that Jorge Mira received his killer in his office, stressing that he was a businessman who was his “childhood friend.”

They also expressed their confidence in the investigation, thanked the manifestations of support and emphasized that they forgive the perpetrator.

Orlando Jorge Mira was born 55 years ago in Santiago de los Caballeros, in the northern or Cibao region of the Dominican Republic.

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