Monthly Archives: May 2016

Former U.S. ambassador Julissa Reynoso endorses Espaillat for Congress

New York, NY – Today, former United States Ambassador to …read more

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Emails link Brazil-Petrobras scandal to Dominican Republic: Reports

Santo Domingo.- Emails seized by Brazil Federal authorities …read more

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Spain extradites Dominican charged in RD$38.0M heist

Santo Domingo.- The Spanish government on Tuesday handed …read more

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Dominican doctor faces widening scandal: CourthouseNews.com

West Palm Beach.- Prominent Dominican Dr. Salomon Melgen, implicated …read more

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‘Vetoed’ representative fizzles Venezuela talks in Dominican Republic: EFE

Caracas.- Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles on Monday …read more

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Dominican Republic hero dies at 96

Santo Domingo.- The …read more

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Suspended judges in ‘rulings for sale’ scandal lose a court round

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Decriminalize drug use, says top Dominican prosecutor

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Dominguez on Monday …read more

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High court rules against Venezuelans in 359Ks of cocaine case

Santo Domingo.- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against transferring …read more

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Post-election turmoil: Troops posted near hunger strikers

Santo Domingo.- A Special Military Operations patrol has …read more

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Dominicans among hurt in unexplained shootout at major NYC park

New York.- More than 1,600 people, including hundreds of …read more

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Candidates on hunger strike show signs of weakening

Santo Domingo.- Manuel Jimenez, Dio Astacio, and Rafael …read more

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PLD emerges as the indisputable political force

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s ruling party (PLD) …read more

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Flash flood warnings continue for northwest, west

Santo Domingo.- The National Weather Office (Onamet) on Monday …read more

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If you are a Guzmán, watch out for 2.0B Euro inheritance scam

Santo Domingo.- Representatives of the Committee of …read more

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A most bloody dictatorship ended 55 years ago

Santo Domingo.- Today marks 55 years since the execution-style assassination of …read more

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Happy Mother's Day from Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- We would like to congratulate all our readers who are mothers, as well as our readers’ mothers, on the occasion of Dominican Mother’s Day.We wish you health, joy and prosperity, and a very happy and peaceful day! …read more

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First Lady congratulates Dominican mothers on their day

Santo Domingo.- Dominican First Lady Candida Montilla on Friday congratulated Dominican mothers on occasion of Mother’s Day, which is annually held on the last Sunday of May in the country.”Nothing is more gratifying as a mother than looking to the present and discovering in it, through her children, the result of countless years of sleepless nights, of dedication, effort and concern for the welfare of the family,” Montilla said in a statement.Montilla said the reward is even greater when it has been achieved without compromising “being ourselves, in full compliance with our commitments and duties,” growing the leafy tree of the merits as women. …read more

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First Lady congratulates Dominican mothers and their day

Santo Domingo.- Dominican First Lady Candida Montilla on Friday congratulated Dominican mothers on occasion of Mother’s Day, which is annually held on the last Sunday of May in the country.”Nothing is more gratifying as a mother than looking to the present and discovering in it, through her children, the result of countless years of sleepless nights, of dedication, effort and concern for the welfare of the family,” Montilla said in a statement.Montilla said the reward is even greater when it has been achieved without compromising “being ourselves, in full compliance with our commitments and duties,” growing the leafy tree of the merits as women. …read more

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Mothers must live with the dignity that God created them: Catholic church

Santiago, DR.- The Dominican State must promote the conditions necessary for each mother to be able to live with the dignity that God created them, which is our greatest desire to commemorate a sublime date such as Mother’s Day, the Catholic Church said in its latest edition of weekly publication Camino.The religious magazine stresses that as we mark this date, which is celebrated on the last Sunday in May in the Dominican Republic, the best gift children can give their mothers is to behave following the values they instilled in us.The Catholic Church understands that we must fight so that our mothers are always proud of our actions and never suffer the sadness and bitterness of seeing us astray, which would become their greatest pain. …read more

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