Fundraising for Welsh woman jailed in Dominican Republic

The family of Nicole Reyes have turned to the public to help them raise enough money to have her released on bail from prison in the Dominican Republic. Nicole has been held in jail for 17 months, accused of killing her husband in a traffic accident.

Nicole Reyes' family attempt to raise £74,000 bail money

The family of a Cardiff woman imprisoned in the Dominican Republic have begun fundraising to get her released on bail.

Nicole Reyes has spent 17 months in jail without trial, following the death of her husband in a road crash.

Her mother Jeanette Clements has begun fundraising to raise £74,000 in bail money.

"I'm just going to try and do anything I possibly can" she says.

"I promised Nicole that I am going to do my utmost to get her out of there."

"I'd do anything to see her again" says Nicole's grandmother.

"All I'm hoping is I live long enough to see her again."

Read: Cardiff woman to wait longer for trial in Dominican Republic

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Family of jailed Welsh woman begin fundraising

Nicole Reyes' mother has campaigned for her release since she was jailed last year Credit: Mike Griffiths/ITV News

The family of Nicole Reyes have taken to the streets of Cardiff to try to raise money to have her released from prison in the Dominican Republic.

She has been in jail for 17 months, without trial, accused of killing her husband in a motorcycle accident.

Both she and her family have always protested her innocence.They need to raise £74,000 in order for Nicole to be released on bail.