Monthly Archives: March 2015

Immigration: The normalization process will not affect construction

SD. The director general of Immigration, Ricardo Taveras, yesterday dismissed the possibility that the Dominican economy would suffer damage as a consequence of compliance with the General Law of Immigration and other such laws that protect the local labor force.His statements are in answer to the president of the Association of Builders and Promoters of Housing (Acoprovi), Fermin Acosta, who,…

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Loma Miranda row: Priest plans to block traffic on main Dominican highway

Bonao, Dominican Republic .- Catholic priest Nino Ramos on Monday asked all brave Dominicans to urgently help hinder traffic on the Duarte Highway next Wednesday, just outside Camp Loma Miranda to protest against what he says is the felling of thousands of trees. …read more

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Interpol nabs Canadian fugitive in Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- Interpol’s Dominican branch on Sunday arrested a Canadian wanted on an international warrant in connection with fraud and money laundering. …read more

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PRM presidential candidate to visit Peravia, Hermanas Mirabal provinces

Santo Domingo.– Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) presidential candidate Luis Abinader will travel this weekend to Hermanas Mirabal, Peravia and San Jose de Ocoa provinces to continue making contact with political and social sectors involved in the internal party campaign.The economist and businessman will be in the town of Villa Tapia in the El Cibao region, from nine o’clock on Saturday, to meet with leaders and representatives of that community.At noon, Abinader will be in the town of Tenares where he will be welcomed by leaders and followers of his presidential plans before participating in a meeting with university students who will become new members of his support team at that town. …read more

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Dominican Republic, Haiti pledge ‘brotherhood’ at tense border

Jimaní, Dominican Republic.- The meeting between Dominican Republic Foreign minister Andrés Navarro and Haiti par Pierre Duly Brutus led to agreements on several points to benefit both nations, including beefed up security for Dominican diplomatic facilities and a “declaration of brotherhood.” …read more

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DR and Haitian chancellors continue bi-national dialogue today in Jimani

SANTO DOMINGO. The military base of the Specialized Corps of Frontier Security (Cesfront) in Jimani will be the scenario for the Dominican and Haitian chancellors to deal today with the reopening of the consulates that were closed temporarily in Haiti because of a lack of security, as well as other bi-national issues.Chancellor Andres Navarro reported that the meeting with his counterpart Pierre…

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Drugs, cash seized from Dominicans nabbed near Boston

Boston.- Four Dominicans and fifth suspect were arrested Tuesday and 1,200 grams of heroin, 36 of crack, 148 of cocaine and more than US $75,000 in cash were seized, said police in Hyde Park, near Boston, Massachusetts. …read more

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Dominicans mark Founding Father’s birth

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic today Monday marks the birth in 1817 of Francisco Sánchez del Rosario, who along with Juan Pablo Duarte and Matías Ramón Mella is one of the Founding Father. …read more

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