Spanish army officer. Capitán de Infantería Domingo Chauri, who was serving as part of the garrison at Puerto de la Soledad (Port Louis) at the time, took over from RUIZ PUENTE as gobernador interino, or temporary governor, there on 27 January 1773. He was the only army officer to hold this post. During his tenure of office Chauri was informed that the British had undertaken to abandon their settlement in Port Egmont. He was relieved by Francisco GIL on 5 January 1774.