The director of Political Parties of the JCE died

Santo Domingo, RD.

The director of the Department of Political Parties of the Central Electoral Board (JCE), Guarino Cruz Echevarría, died today from covid 19.

The death of the lawyer was reported by the electoral institution in a post of condolences on his account on the social network Twitter.

“We went through the deep pain of reporting the death of Guarino Cruz, director of Political Parties. From the Central Electoral Board we express our solidarity with their families, work colleagues and friends in this difficult moment, ”says a tweet from the Electoral Cental Board.

Guarino Cruz Echevarría was 59 years old at the time of his death.

Cruz had been working for the JCE for several years, where he also served as a legal consultant.

Guarino Cruz graduated in law from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD). He did a master’s degree in Constitutional Law at the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) and a PhD in Philosophy in a Global World, from the University of the Basque Country.

He was a postgraduate professor at the UASD and a teacher at the Electoral Training School (EFEC). He performed the functions of Legal Consultant and Director of Political Parties of the JCE, a position he held at the time of his death.

We went through the deep pain of reporting the death of Guarino Cruz, director of Political Parties. From the Central Electoral Board we express our solidarity with their families, colleagues and friends in this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/kH08FwraOR

– JCE (@juntacentral) July 22, 2021

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