Cardiff mum jailed in Caribbean

A Cardiff family whose daughter is in prison in the Dominican Republic is meeting with Foreign Office officials today. They say Nicole Reyes has been held without charge for nine months following an incident in which her husband died.

Foreign Office meeting 'went well' for family of mother in Dominican Republic jail

Jeannette Clements arriving at Foreign Office
The family of Nicole Reyes arriving at the Foreign Officer

The family of a Cardiff mother who is being held in a prison in the Dominican Republic say that a meeting with Foreign Office officials has 'gone well.'

Jeannette Clements says she has been able to get their point across, but understands there is very little that officials here can do.

The family say Nicole Reyes has been held without charge for nine months following an incident in which her husband died.

Jeannette was accompanied by her husband and local MP Stephen Doughty for today's meeting at the Foreign Office.

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Lawyer of woman accused of Dominican Republic death appeals for trial to be moved

The lawyer representing a woman from Cardiff, who has been held in a jail in the Dominican Republic for nine months, has told ITV News that they are trying to move her trial to another town on the island.

Eduardo Trueba says they don't believe they can get a fair trial because of local media reporting of the case. He says it is very unusual to appeal for a case to be moved, and they would need "strong proof for this to happen."

Mother-of-two Nicole Reyes is accused of killing her husband, who died after her car is thought to have hit the motorbike he was travelling on.

Nicole's family says she is being held without charge.

It's not going that well. We are actually trying to move the case. The reason for this is that a very bad atmosphere has been created against Nicole Reyes, and basically the whole town thinks that Nicole is guilty.

– Eduardo Trueba, Nicole's Lawyer

Family of mother jailed abroad lobby Foreign Office

Nicole's mum Jeannette Clements says her daughter is innocent of any wrongdoing

The mother of a Cardiff woman held in the Dominican Republic is meeting with Foreign Office officials in a bid to free her daughter.

Mother-of-two Nicole Reyes has been behind bars for nine months following an incident in which her husband died. Her family says she is being held without charge.

Nicole Reyes is being held following an incident in which her husband Jorges died Credit: Family

Jeannette Clements has recently returned from visiting her daughter in prison, where she says conditions were poor.

Jeannette will be accompanied by MP Stephen Doughty as she takes her campaign to the Foreign Office.

Family needs to raise £65,000 to free daughter from Caribbean jail

Nicole Reyes and husband Jorges
Nicole Reyes is being held following an incident in which her husband Jorges died

The family of a Cardiff mother-of-two who is in jail on a Caribbean island say they need to raise £65,000 so that she can return home.

Nicole Reyes, who is originally from Rumney, has been in prison for nine months without charge following an incident in which her husband died.

Jeannette Clements has recently returned from the Dominican Republic where she saw her daughter Nicole in prison, where she says conditions were poor.

She also met the family of Nicole's husband Jorges, who died when the car she was driving home hit the motorbike he was travelling on.

Nicole Reyes is due in court on April 10th. Jeannette says that the family have now agreed to drop the charges before that hearing if they receive £65,000.

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