Michael Ballantine and Lisa Ballantine (“the Ballantines”) allege that the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of the Environment, and the City of Jarabacoa, wrongly refused them approvals needed to continue their development of the Jamaca de Dios gated community in the Dominican Republic’s central mountain range. The Ballantines allege CAFTA-DR violations of Article 10.3 (national treatment), Article 10.4 (most-favored nation treatment), Article 10.5 (minimum standard of treatment), Article 10.7 (expropriation), and Chapter 18 (transparency).

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07/06/18  U.S. Article 10.20.2 Submission

U.S. Department of State

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