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Wednesday, September 21

Aide to top Dominican drug official shot to death

SFGate "SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) --

Authorities in the Dominican Republic say an aide to the Caribbean country's top anti-drug official has been shot to death.

National Drug Control Agency Chief Rolando Rosado says the killing of army Col. Cesar Ubri was meant as a warning from drug traffickers, but he vows to catch the assailants."