Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dominican Republic holds Solidarity with Cuba Encounter

Santo Domingo.- The 8th Continental Solidarity with Cuba Encounter, which is held at the Santo Domingo State University (UASD) from July 28-30, included two panels, one about women in the integration process, and another about youth and solidary alternatives.Four working tables were opened to be in session. One of them deals with a plan of action for solidarity with Cuba to defeat the US blockade and have the US government return the territory that is occupied by US troops in Guantanamo.Brazilian priest Frei Betto dictated a magisterial conference that dignified the solidarity practised by Cuba and summoned to following its example. The Continental Encounter concludes today with the approval of the resolutions and final declaration. …read more

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Danilo Medina: We need fathers who build harmonious families

Santo Domingo.- On the occasion of tomorrow’s Father’s Day, President Danilo Medina said that “the world needs fathers who build harmonious, supportive families, who teach their sons and daughters the right way.”In his message to Dominican fathers, Medina pointed out that children will appreciate and recognize the daily efforts and sacrifices fathers have to make to meet their obligations and to cultivate the virtues and values that ennoble them. …read more

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Agents seize 325 packages of drug in Los Jardines del Sur

Santo Domingo.- Anti-money laundering officials and Anticarcotics (DICAN) agents seized 325 packets of a white powder presumably cocaine or heroin during a raid at a residence located in Los Jardines del Sur, in the National District.According to the preliminary report, in the first room the agents found six boxes containing 125 packages of the alleged narcotic substance, while 175 packages were found in the second room.The other 25 packages appeared in a hidden compartment when the agents searched a Toyota Lexus SUV. The report said one person has been arrested so far. …read more

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Dominican, Venezuela officials bust prostitution ring, shutter sex motels

Santiago.- The Justice Ministry said Friday that it shuttered …read more

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Gasoline, diesel prices fall, gases unchanged

Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry posted …read more

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Dominican capital boasts 4DX movie complex

Santo Domingo.- Starting tomorrow Saturday Dominican …read more

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Industries call Haiti ban on Dominican products ‘illegal’

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic Industries Association (AIRD) …read more

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Agents bust drug ring, seize 335.7k, arrest 8

Santo Domingo.- Eight members of an alleged drug …read more

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Trial for Chinese brothers nabbed with 1,372 sea turtle shells in NW

Montecristi, Dominican Republic.- The Montecristi Instruction …read more

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US pulls Dominican Republic off its tax transparency ‘black list’

Washington.- The United States on Thursday listed Ecuador, …read more

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Sweeping ban on moonlighting concerns cops

Santo Domingo.- National Police officers are concerned with …read more

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Outspoken priest says fight for Loma Miranda National Park not over

New York.- Outspoken priest Rogelio Cruz said the fight to get …read more

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Dominican women's rights to reproductive health must be protected: UN

New York.- Expressing serious concern over the proposed …read more

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Authorities to seize speakers, amplifiers, plants of noisy businesses

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Dominguez affirmed …read more

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Dominican Republic to help Haiti stage its elections? No way

Santo Domingo.- Various sectors on Tuesday expressed scathing …read more

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Scattered showers, high temps continue

Santo Domingo.- The scattered showers will continue in the afternoon …read more

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South region towns under flooding alert from tests at major dam

Santo Domingo.- The Dams and Reservoirs Operations …read more

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32 NGOs get taxpayer money despite irregularities

Santo Domingo.- As many as 32 NGOs receive taxpayer money …read more

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Authorities seize company, 12 branches of the notorious ‘El Gringo’

Santo Domingo.- A financial company with 12 branches owned …read more

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‘Clearing’ of 51 Police generals starts soon: Top official

Santo Domingo.- Interior and Police minister Jose Ramon …read more

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