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.

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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

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