Kind Aristy Castroformer president of the Senate of the Republic and one of the main figures of the Social Christian Reformist Party prior to his departure from that organization, and who died at the age of 73 due to an apparent heart attack on Sunday night, is considered by legislators and friends as one of the most successful politicians in the country.
«Kind Aristy, he was one of the most elected Dominicans in the Republic. He was characterized by the affable treatment and good friend of him “, thus valued the senator of the province of La Vega, Ramon Rogelio Genaowho told the journalist Troi Orlando Espejo the qualities of the also successful businessman who died this Sunday after 7:00 p.m.
on your side, virgilo cedanosenator from the province of La Altagracia, regretted the death of the politician, whom he considered a person “of good and much service.”
“The entire population and the country is moved by his death. She was one of the people with the most social activism, who will be remembered as someone of great good,” Cedano said in communication with Orlando Espejo.
From an early age, the businessman from Higuey, who was born on May 10, 1949, began working in his uncle’s grocery store, Chichí Aristy.
Also, Amable was a street vendor, shoe shiner, municipal employee and secretary of the Prosecutor’s Office of said municipality in the province of La Altagracia.
His active life in politics began in 1976, when he joined the PRSC and then in 1982, when he was elected deputy for that organization for his province. In 1986, he was re-elected. In 1989, an opposition representative from the Dominican Revolutionary Party accused him of organizing illegal trips to Puerto Rico.
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Amable Aristy Castro was elected for the first time as a senator from the altagracia in 1990 when he was a member of the Social Christian Reformist Party (PRSC). He spent eight years in the Lower House, and from 1990 to 1998, he rose to the Upper House, where he held the presidency of the Senate in 1994.
In 2015 he became a member and president of the Liberal Reform Party (PLR), maintained an alliance for many years with the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) and which broke only a few months before the elections on July 5. to agree with the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), after seeing how his daughter, Karina Aristywas defeated by the perremeista Rafael Baron Dulucafter spending 18 years as mayoress from Higuey.
In addition to his highlights in his political and business career, Amable also had his shadows: reports from various media outlets indicated in 2011 that a cable from the United States Embassy in Santo Domingo sent to the State Department, in Washington, in in 2007, explains that the reasons why in 2006 he stripped the visa of one of the main figures of reformism are related to drug trafficking and money laundering from illegal activities.
He was expelled from the PRSC along with hundreds of reformist leaders for not abiding by the Alliance with the PLD in the elections of May 20, 2012. They appeal to the recently created Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE). In February 2013, the TSE declared article 11 of the PRSC statutes unconstitutional, considering that this «violates the right to due process established in article 69 of the Magna Carta» and declared null and void the expulsions of 247 reformists, including Aristy Castro.