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A mother-of-two locked up in a Dominican Republic jail without charge for over a year, is feared to have cancer. Nicole Reyes' mother, Jeanette, told ITV News her daughter has expressed her fears she'll leave the Dominican Republic "in a wooden box."
The mother of a woman being held in prison in the Dominican Republic has flown over to see her. Nicole Reyes from Cardiff has been held without charge for more than a year. Her family have now been told they'd have to pay over £170,000 for her bail. Ailsa Chalk reports.
The family of a Cardiff mother-of-two jailed on a Caribbean island hope to hear today whether murder charges against her are dropped.
Nicole Reyes, who is originally from Rumney, has been locked-up without charge following an incident in which her husband Jorge died.
She is due in court later today for a hearing which could see the charges dropped and a trial going ahead as a traffic offence.
The family also want the case moved to a different court on the Caribbean island amid claims of corruption.
Nicole Reyes' mother, Jeannette, has thanked the community for their support following a fundraising event to raise money for the 'Free Nicole Reyes' campaign.
A fundraising evening has been held in Cardiff over the weekend to raise money for the 'Free Nicole Reyes' campaign.
Her family are trying to raise fifty thousand pounds to secure her release from jail in the Dominican Republic.
They say she is being held without charge folllowing her husband's death nine months ago.
The next stage in a Cardiff family's fight to free Nicole Reyes from a prison in the Dominican Republic will see her mother fly out to the Caribbean.
She has been locked up for eight months already, after a motoring accident in which her husband was killed. She still has no idea when her case will be heard.
Our Correspondent Richard Morgan spoke to her mother Jeannette, before she makes her journey.
A Cardiff mother of two, locked up in a Caribbean prison, has made a desperate appeal for liberty from inside her jail.
Nicole Reyes has been detained for seven months without charge in the Dominican Republic.
It follows an incident in which her husband died.
Now she has spoken exclusively to ITV News.
Nicola Hendy has her story.
The Welsh mother of two in prison on a Carribean island has spoken to ITV News about her ordeal.
Nicole Reyes' family are fighting to have her freed. She's been locked up for seven months without charge, after an incident in which her husband died.
"As fast as you break down one brick wall, another one is built in front of you" she told Richard Morgan.
"It's very difficult, I don't see any light at the end of the tunnel, and right now I'm feeling I'm struggling."
"It is very difficult every day talking to my family knowing that they love me and they're trying to hard to fight for me".
"I'm here, and I've never in my life felt so alone".
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The parents of Nicole Reyes say she has been locked up for seven months without charge following an incident in which her husband died.