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Wednesday, 28 December 2005
  • DR1 breaks for the New Year holidays
  • Job creation is re-worded
  • President suspends visits
  • NGO reduction heats up budget debate
  • Lots of taxpayer money for legislators
  • Government to go with 2005 budget
  • IMF insists on eliminating subsidies
  • Citizen Participation report card
  • Customs and Internal Revenue should be free
  • Pension funds set to enter housing
  • RD$35 to US$1
  • Large denomination bills have problems
  • Former Registrar files formal complaint
  • Baseball: Round Robin Results
Tuesday, 27 December 2005
  • Leonel promises new jobs
  • Left out of DR-CAFTA
  • The metro and more
  • Hatuey: Alliance does not involve Metro
  • Artificial island debates continue
  • Exports increase by 18.5%
  • Record collections for Customs
  • Commercial bank assets up 14.43%
  • Los Alcarrizos overpass open
  • San Cristobal expansion ready in 2007
  • Expensive repaving
  • Driver's license fraud
  • Fire in Pelempito area
  • Sextuplets born
  • Christmas holiday tragic toll
Wednesday, 21 December 2005
  • DR1 breaks for the Christmas holidays
  • 2006 National Budget
  • DR-CAFTA or no DR-CAFTA?
  • The DR will hold on to CBI benefits
  • New taxes on foodstuffs
  • DR recovery catches some off guard
  • Coal companies shortlist published
  • Judge imposes restriction on family
  • SUV recovered in record time
  • "He didn't know"
  • Licey wins regular season
Tuesday, 20 December 2005
  • Buildings refurbished at UASD
  • Development council meets today
  • Hospitals prepared for emergencies
  • Fireworks vendors to be shut down
  • US$300 million in bonds approved
  • DR partners withdraw from island project
  • New vehicles costlier in 2006
  • PLD - PRSD willing to negotiate
  • 200 drug flights per year average
  • Reverend Moon visits
  • 2.5 million schoolchildren on vacation
  • Moving on the World Baseball Classic
Monday, 19 December 2005
  • Environment gives go ahead to metro
  • Foreign students
  • Mona Passage to be blockaded
  • Business leaders want to "float" electricity
  • CEPAL foresees slump in 2006
  • Trade with Canada
  • DR-CAFTA nearly impossible by January
  • Hertell: Haitian hecklers "hooligans"
  • Enigmas
  • Accused drug lord got three tip-off calls
  • Highway airport
  • Miss Santiago is the new Miss DR
  • Weekend Baseball
Friday, 16 December 2005
  • Leonel promotes technology
  • Reactions to citizenship ruling
  • Groups want answers from President
  • Diandino to be questioned
  • ABA: Market rules credit card rates
  • US chooses DR for pilot program
  • University of London physicians visit DR
  • Gas stations alert for fake bills
  • Second most players in World Classic
  • Juan Luis expected to fill stadium
  • Christmas Handicraft Fair
Thursday, 15 December 2005
  • Leonel speaks in Florida today
  • SCJ defines eligibility for citizenship
  • High credit charges days numbered?
  • Minister rejects competitiveness plan
  • IDB to invest US$610 million
  • Haitian government apologizes
  • Campaign against slot machines
  • DEPRECO to investigate bank fraud
  • Island promoter had been convicted
  • Alliance to define several issues
  • Haitians flee, coffee crop lost
  • Consul's son indicted in PR
  • Museum: bones found are animals'
Wednesday, 14 December 2005
  • Regional agreement on energy
  • President signs tax bill
  • Windfall for the government?
  • DR goes back to capital markets
  • Presidential decrees
  • Haitian incidents will not damage relations
  • Major drug bust in Santiago
  • Metro construction uncovers tomb
  • Lots of food for Christmas
  • Police warn of counterfeit money
  • Bad year, so far, regarding violence
  • Winter League Baseball results
Tuesday, 13 December 2005
  • Riots make Leonel cut Haiti visit
  • EU rep praises fight against corruption
  • Budget to be analyzed
  • JCE to invest US$60 million in publicity
  • Forging ahead with the metro
  • Silence from island promoters
  • For-ex rate stable
  • Case against former AG scheduled
  • Wireless technology popular
  • Condoms, condoms, everywhere...
  • Dominicans nominated for "Lo Nuestro"
Monday, 12 December 2005
  • Competitiveness is the way
  • Leonel to visit Haiti
  • DR-CAFTA will determine tax reduction
  • Bernardo Vega: Plan A and Plan B
  • Ins and outs of political pact
  • Support for Cardinal's social pact
  • Drive safely
  • More jailed in kidnapping case
  • The President goes caving
  • Winter League Baseball results
  • DR All-Stars defeat PR All-Stars 6-2
Friday, 09 December 2005
  • Tax reform bill passes in Senate
  • IMF praises achievements, but...
  • DR starts negotiating with MERCOSUR
  • US$15 million for electric project
  • Cardinal criticizes lawmakers
  • Quirino involved in another drug case
  • Olympic Center won't be mutilated
  • Juan Luis prepares for concert
  • The Nutcracker at National Theater
Thursday, 08 December 2005
  • Hipolito: alliance strengthens democracy
  • 2006 Budget depends on reform bill
  • DR-CAFTA requisites ready Friday
  • US$15 billion in foreign investment
  • Minister condemns violence
  • Naval yard executives ask for audit
  • Deputy in trouble
  • Consul's sons convicted
  • Lost to Russian roulette
  • "Open" prison opens
  • Agreement sought for driver's licenses
  • Symphony musicians protesting
Wednesday, 07 December 2005
  • Talking tourism competitiveness
  • President Fernandez to Florida IT conference
  • Christmas bonus bonanza
  • US increases Dominican sugar quota
  • PRD and PRSC strike a deal
  • Rural telephones go into service
  • Visitors get a holiday break
  • RD$75 billion in public works projects
  • Old cars get 30 days
  • DEPRECO gets Naval Yard case
  • Baseball
Tuesday, 06 December 2005
  • French magazine highlights DR's growth
  • Senate to debate tax reform bill
  • Fraud detected at naval shipyard
  • Public Works to invest RD$1.9 billion
  • Former AG indicted
  • US official: corruption affects economy
  • Dominicans and Haitians clash
  • Smith & Enron fined
  • DR historical sites used to film porn
  • Two surviving quadruplets, one critical
Monday, 05 December 2005
  • Fernandez criticizes neo-liberalism
  • Deputies approve tax reform
  • U.S. proposes Border Force
  • DR and Haiti exchange hot wheels
  • Agriculture puts on a suit
  • Credit bureaus affect ordinary people
  • Important week for political parties
  • Metro divides population
  • Quirino "falls" in jail
  • Weekend Baseball Results
Friday, 02 December 2005
  • DR-CAFTA speculation continues
  • Cardinal favors DR-CAFTA, wants reform
  • AG admits corruption cases slow
  • Billions to circulate in December
  • IDB funds available for 2006
  • Technology fair for government employees
  • 42 to be indicted in passport case
  • Almeyda: regulation not unconstitutional
  • Joselito learns Braille
  • Quadruplet passes away
  • Street temporarily closed to traffic
Thursday, 01 December 2005
  • New ambassadors present credentials
  • President confident reform will pass
  • Last chance for consensus
  • US consultants hired by government
  • US official: DR-CAFTA date unchanged
  • Japan helps with environmental project
  • Migration regulation opposed
  • Another extradition requested by US
  • Dozens fired for failing drug test
  • JCE will not print Haitian roster
  • Police patrolling near universities
  • Former banker denied bail
  • Fundraiser for the elderly
Wednesday, 30 November 2005
  • Government gets tough on tax bill
  • DR-CAFTA may be on hold
  • More tools for war on drugs
  • GDP growth hits 10%
  • Fuel sales ban lifted
  • Strong growth in tourism
  • A thousand plus cars to be reshipped
  • DEPRECO has 120 cases on hold
  • Another multiple birth expected
  • Baseball Results
Tuesday, 29 November 2005
  • Japanese mission visits President
  • First Lady promotes murals at schools
  • Government cuts 6,000 jobs
  • No consensus on new tax bill
  • DR-CAFTA to be postponed?
  • Third-quarter macroeconomic analysis
  • Bank situation to be investigated
  • Lawyer: bankers will be convicted
  • PRSD favors criminalizing evasion
  • Ecstasy pills seized in airport
  • Intl seminar on sports medicine
  • National Choir announces concerts
Monday, 28 November 2005
  • President wants tax reform now
  • No old cars, but trucks are okay
  • More social spending
  • Foreign debt up 75%
  • Forestry looks good for DR-CAFTA
  • Vega looks at Haitian workers
  • Thirty years for killers; questions remain
  • Quads "conceived naturally"
  • Winter League Baseball Results
Friday, 25 November 2005
  • Government rejects changes to bill
  • Government to invest in provinces
  • Vincho: Hertell was permissive
  • Energy service "bad and expensive"
  • Industries concerned about energy
  • Alleged false councilman arrested
  • Former bank president leaves DR
  • DNCD incinerates drugs
  • DA to auction helicopter today
  • Quadruplets born, fragile but stable
  • Cocolo dance honored by UNESCO
Thursday, 24 November 2005
  • Tax reform passes first vote in Congress
  • Substantial changes to reform bill
  • More reactions to Hertell's speech
  • Investment houses look at the DR
  • SCJ revokes articles in tax code
  • Tax department collects RD$69 billion
  • Hospitals equipped with incubators
  • PRD wants Metro construction stopped
  • "Mafias" operate phone tappings
  • Providers to start assigning 829 code
  • Aznar speaks at FUNGLODE tonight
  • Public art in parks
Wednesday, 23 November 2005
  • Ambassador Hertell speech at AmCham
  • Reactions to Hertell's speech
  • Beijing and DR do US$248m business
  • IMF liked what it saw
  • Proposal heats up tax debate
  • Where's the RD$2.0 billion?
  • Subero Isa clams up
  • Indotel and phone tapping
  • PUCMM spotlighted
  • Where the boys are?
  • Important concert in Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 22 November 2005
  • Reform to include advance tax on sales
  • Government reacts to NYT article
  • Government not bugging Mejia's home
  • For-ex rate goes up again
  • Alvarez Renta: officials knew
  • Informal vendors oppose island
  • German Medical Brigade in Las Lagunas
  • Sanchez families still waiting
  • 50% only reach 4th grade
  • Gasoline consumption down
Monday, 21 November 2005
  • Tax reform pros and cons
  • Papal Nuncio on Haitian situation
  • New York Times on Haitians in the DR
  • Phone tapping on the rise
  • Stronger peso = more buying power
  • Black market doing fine, thank you
  • Remittances total 13% of GDP
  • Central Bank and Superintendent deny access
  • Banks charge a lot for the use of plastic
  • 14 rescued off Saona
  • Two thousand new cops for 2006
  • "Whole wheat?" - maybe
  • Chinatown gets its start
Friday, 18 November 2005
  • VAT-free list announced
  • IMF concerned over expenses
  • Belgian priest leaves country
  • Majority perceive corruption in govt
  • PRD supports ex-convict's aspirations
  • Modernizing the police
  • Abrogation rejected in Baninter case
  • Academy opposes artificial island
  • Alternative to overpass?
  • Generator to operate over the holidays
  • Smugglers to pay RD$817 million
  • Whiskey smuggler caught 5th time
Thursday, 17 November 2005
  • Margarita, Cardinal and Roberto top poll
  • DR "enters exclusive circle"
  • FTZs cannot compete without power
  • Adoexpo slams 20% port duty
  • Forging titles is a huge earner
  • Criticism pours on artificial island
  • Sans Souci sale approved
  • Govt to switch to gas?
  • Renta blames Baez Figueroa
  • Rapists sentenced
  • Last farewell to Agapito
Wednesday, 16 November 2005
  • Energy contracts by decree
  • Business worries about tax package
  • Tax bill goes to vote on Tuesday
  • The Nins are now in New York
  • AG looks hard at land deal
  • Getting harder to get electricity?
  • American tops the million
  • Got gas? The ship is coming.
  • Only 3000 cops on the job yesterday
  • MVP for Albert Pujols
Tuesday, 15 November 2005
  • Leonel on Listin-Hamilton poll
  • Mejia officials under investigation
  • EU to invest RD$2 billion in education
  • Hearings called for artificial island
  • New department to handle negotiations
  • Prices higher over last 2 weeks
  • Overpass to cost RD$200 million
  • For-ex rate continues to drop
  • DR to extradite three
  • A-Rod is MVP again
  • Pedro Martinez marries
Monday, 14 November 2005
  • Stalemate pushes Fernandez to send two budgets
  • IMF pressures for taxes and budget
  • Blackouts redux
  • More of the same regarding energy
  • High cost of bank crisis
  • Haiti and the DR poised for the leap
  • Big numbers in May
  • Civil Registry magistrate gets five years
  • Nin Terrero and cousin to DNCD
  • Good deeds in medicine
  • Beer, beer, beer
Friday, 11 November 2005
  • Tourism development agreement
  • Port tariff increased by 20%
  • Hertell: DR "under attack" by traffickers
  • US Expert: Drug cartels invade DR
  • 118 extradited in seven years
  • FINJUS insists on judge's retirement
  • Drug testing of candidates proposed
  • For-ex rate continues to decrease
  • Special commission to study Metro
  • Mainland China offers to build tramway
  • Documentary about local cinema
  • "Negros" goes to New York
Thursday, 10 November 2005
  • State-of-the-art library for UASD
  • Constitutional reform favored
  • Foreign employee quota enforced
  • US concerned about corruption
  • Moral sanctions against political impunity
  • Retirement rule is political, say judges
  • CONEP favors expedited tax reform
  • Successful anti-narcotics operations
  • Difficulties with inter-daily service
  • Juan Luis to perform with Stones
Wednesday, 09 November 2005
  • DR and Colombia sign energy deal
  • CDEEE extends coal-fired tender
  • China-US textile accord calms many
  • ASONAHORES near agreement on taxes
  • AMET sees progress
  • DR closes four consulates in the US
  • Yet another major drug bust
  • Good cops
  • Court revokes dismissal of two
  • Just who are they?
  • 300K without I.D. cards
  • Building supply prices down
  • Bartolo Colon wins AL Cy Young
Tuesday, 08 November 2005
  • Leonel to meet with Alvaro Uribe
  • SCJ orders extradition
  • SCJ will decide nationality issue
  • Alvarez Renta to pay RD$174 million
  • AG concerned over rock ash ruling
  • Spanish court to decide on Pepe's case
  • Ex-convict will run for deputy
  • US Coast Guard returns 95
  • For-ex rate tends to decrease
  • Villa Mella council approves train
Monday, 07 November 2005
  • Accused in "rock ash" case set free
  • Leonel to sign energy deal with Colombia
  • Canada and DR headed for FTA?
  • DR fulfils 101 of 168 CAFTA conditions
  • VAT is stalling tax reform
  • IMF team arrives today
  • Mexico's Fox offers help with energy
  • Central Bank increases reserves
  • Haiti and DR will return criminals
  • Something did smell, after all
  • Government workers to get RD$3.2 billion
  • Police to patrol schools
Friday, 04 November 2005
  • Leonel submits bills to Congress
  • International organizations are watching DR
  • DR exploring relations with mainland China
  • Steps towards tax reform consensus
  • Congress spokesmen speak at AMCHAM
  • Electricity tariff increases
  • False property titles under investigation
  • Drug smuggling suspect arrested
  • Two more children wounded by stray bullets
  • Double Grammy glory for Juan Luis
Thursday, 03 November 2005
  • Leonel travels to Argentina
  • Ambassador to Qatar appointed
  • Migration Department warns sugar cane farmers
  • 600 scholarships to study Police sciences
  • Reactions to pastoral letter on Haitian immigration
  • Cardinal is critical of actions of foreign priests
  • Masons call for solidarity with Haiti
  • For-ex rate on the rise again
  • International micro-business award
  • IT companies request computers be excluded from VAT
  • Cocaine seized, suspect at large
  • False council member arrested
  • Senators expelled from party
  • Eduardo Estrella against pacts
  • Equestrian Festival
Wednesday, 02 November 2005
  • DR has a new area code
  • Disagreements slow tax reform report
  • Textile origin debates without the DR
  • Customs go for "big fish"
  • Free zones are looking to 2006 for recovery
  • Former Central Bank governor wants a 0% flat tax
  • The Central Electoral Board and the Haitian ballots
  • The much awaited Pastoral Letter
  • Transportation unions begin protest against metro
  • Cartel wants Nin Terrero dead
  • Another delay for National Games
Tuesday, 01 November 2005
  • President to travel to Argentina
  • Outstanding students recognized
  • Ministry admitted into IUCN
  • Accounts chamber orders reimbursement
  • Judicial Branch requests RD$4 billion
  • "Bridging decree" will regulate purchasing
  • More Harleys purchased without tender
  • More police officers on patrol
  • Bogus council members to be indicted
  • PLD - PRSC negotiate
  • Printing Haiti's election registers
  • JCE decides not to indict priests
  • Nin Terrero's alleged plotters identified
  • Border area protection plan
Monday, 31 October 2005
  • President promises Bani highway
  • Latin Barometer gives Leonel 53% rating
  • PLD city senator will not seek reelection
  • More undecided voters
  • A major heroin bust
  • Plot to assassinate Nin Terrero revealed
  • Results of fuel conservation plan?
  • Police chief doesn't know
  • Broad-based VAT tax = RD$62.9 billion
  • What does the Dominican state own?
  • OAS will look at Haitians in the DR
  • Taxes turn off stoves
  • Verizon and Baxter among top 25
Friday, 28 October 2005
  • US$250 million for cyber-park
  • Leonel and Bush to meet in Argentina
  • Haiti is priority of Dominican Embassy in US
  • OPRET Director defends metro plans
  • Geologist on metro-artificial island proposal
  • Lawsuits to be filed in gas leak case
  • Dominican consul in PR cancelled
  • District Attorney indicted
  • Thousands of hurricane-fleeing tourists arrive
  • Survivors brought home from Turks & Caicos
  • Foreign exchange rate on the rise
  • Dominican play helps win World Series
Thursday, 27 October 2005
  • Go ahead for Metro
  • Metro soil for artificial island
  • Alternatives to metro analyzed
  • Leonel satisfied construction industry growth
  • Charges could be filed in gas leak case
  • Refidomsa focused on Petro-Caribbean
  • No agreement on tax reform
  • More trade with Puerto Rico
  • Supreme Court increases working hours
  • Cement plant inaugurated
  • A-Rod says he will play for DR
Wednesday, 26 October 2005
  • Head rolls after gas leak
  • Ambassador Espinal: DR-CAFTA "advantageous"
  • "No way out," says Segura
  • Coal-fired generators warning
  • JCE OKs overseas voting in May 2006
  • Survivors treated on Turks & Caicos
  • Real shots fired on Miami Vice set
  • An astute observation of Dominican society
  • World Youth Table Tennis Tournament gets underway
Tuesday, 25 October 2005
  • Gas leak affects SD
  • Was it toxic or not?
  • FBI Director visits DR
  • UN to disburse funds for infrastructure
  • Census of foreigners explained
  • Anti-corruptions bills stalled in Congress
  • Hotel sector favors higher for-ex rate
  • 56 declared "officially missing"
  • Bird imports prohibited
  • Passengers stranded by storm
Monday, 24 October 2005
  • Alpha goes away, but leave a trail of woe
  • Sam Goodson to be extradited
  • GDP is up 7.3% through first three quarters
  • Paris Club lightens debt load
  • Exchange market has moved US$61 billion
  • Nuncio rejects fake birth certificates
  • Foreigners abound in the Dominican Republic
  • Crime rate down
  • 50% of school milk to be purchased locally
Friday, 21 October 2005
  • Tax Department unhappy with VAT leak
  • Extension of VAT will collect RD$11 billion
  • Paris Club reduces DR debt
  • Two more deportees involved in passport case
  • Actions for DR-CAFTA require completion
  • Officials seek more control of discotheques
  • Artificial island hearing suspended
  • Central American parliament acknowledges DR
  • Juan Marichal in Chicago
  • "Miami Vice" filming in San Cristobal
  • "El Barrio" museum goes to Santiago
  • Get exchange rate update emails
  • Ping-pong world championship
Thursday, 20 October 2005
  • Basic products to remain VAT-exempt
  • RD$20 billion in energy subsidies
  • Denying illiquidity at Refinery
  • 1,132 projects await completion
  • Money for big things, not for small
  • US ex-convict among false council members
  • Investigate Amable Aristy Castro
  • Yesterday you, me tomorrow
  • Priest to be indicted registered 87 children
  • Nunez Collado gets 2005 Democracy Award
  • Short-term problems forecast for tourism
  • La Isabela airport still not operating
  • "Publicos" cut routes
  • Search called off for lost-at-sea
  • Rains affect water supply
  • International philately exhibition
  • Baseball results
Wednesday, 19 October 2005
  • Leonel back from Spain
  • A little bit better on transparency
  • IMF gets tough on electricity subsidy
  • Light railway for Santo Domingo
  • Coal-fired generator bids open today
  • Refinery almost out of cash
  • DEPRECO will appeal RENOVE verdict
  • 24 hour strike in the Cibao
  • Filming Miami Vice in Capotillo
  • Baseball starts up tonight
Tuesday, 18 October 2005
  • Spanish investors make offers
  • Stand-by arrangement review approved by IMF
  • Inflation on the rise
  • Debt renegotiated
  • On judicial security
  • Joint DA involved in bribery
  • No decision in OPTIC case
  • Miami Herald covers Alvarez Renta trial
  • Sentencing in Plan Renove case
  • 39 false council members confirmed
  • More than 50 lost at sea
  • Dominicans arrested trying to leave illegally
  • Argentine expatriates will vote in DR
  • Teacher training for the DR
Monday, 17 October 2005
  • Gasoline sales restrictions relaxed
  • Shell says it will pay once it gets paid
  • Major meeting on DR-CAFTA gets underway
  • Following the money trail at the JCE
  • Complexity of passport
  • Another used "his" government passport
  • Public transportation problems continue
  • Billions in public works on hold in Santiago
  • Monsignor Camilo on World Food Day
  • First "test tube baby" born in the DR
  • Canadian woman wins award for DR project
  • Rains force evacuations
  • Presidente Music Festival ends
  • Play Baseball!
Friday, 14 October 2005
  • Villa Mella to become transport model
  • Central Bank increases interest rates
  • Bear Stearns on higher rates
  • Dominican peso recovers
  • Banking system strong
  • Migration deputy director released
  • Civil Registry official fired for indiscipline
  • US official visits Santiago
  • USAID invests in biogas
  • Haitian refugees demand respect
  • DR wins gold in pentathlon
  • Michelle Jimenez at the Theater
Thursday, 13 October 2005
  • Leonel seeks debt exchange
  • Refinery head wants SHELL contract revised
  • Officials appointed
  • Juicy salaries for EdeNorte technicians
  • Migration official arrested in passport case
  • Citizens need to be more demanding
  • AmCham favors passing bills
  • Costa Rica complains about commission
  • Foreign exchange rate higher
  • Falconbridge announces merger with Inco
  • TRICOM implementing hydrogen energy project
  • New area code to begin in November
  • Car fair
  • Cinemateca extends film presentations
  • JLo will sing in festival
  • Rains to continue
Wednesday, 12 October 2005
  • President travels to Spain
  • Government creates food protection agency
  • Leonel and ASONAHORES meet again
  • Financial go-ahead for Samana highway
  • Radars for repair
  • Energy Commission OKs windy contract
  • Distributing the blame for Cogentrix
  • IPPs will renegotiate deals
  • Refinery to approve Petro-Caribe deal today
  • Pressures oblige Haitians to leave Mao
  • Bishop urges responsible migration
  • "Que se dice" on Haitian immigration
  • Capotillo: One month and no murders
  • Lots of rains over the DR
  • Presidente Latin Music Festival
Tuesday, 11 October 2005
  • Leonel submits 3 bills to Congress
  • Transport measure causes chaos
  • Bail for LMD official
  • Boca Chica civil registry under investigation
  • Baninter case to criminal court
  • Congress: renewable energy a priority
  • Work begins on 2nd phase of aqueduct
  • Dominicans protest treatment in Puerto Rico
  • Thief dies trying to escape
  • Spanish Council elected
  • "Miami Vice" starts filming Thursday
  • US artists exhibit photos
Monday, 10 October 2005
  • Seminar calls for an end to energy crisis
  • World Bank: Invest in Education & Health
  • Shell and government reach agreement
  • Major conflict on the way
  • 3% tax on gross sales?
  • Herrera industrialists complain about IRS
  • No, it's not the Metro
  • Intercity transport is very big business
  • Appeals court upholds greenhouse verdict
  • Que se dice / What's being said
  • Proposals for tourism sector.
  • Opera for the south
Friday, 07 October 2005
  • President promises support to justice
  • DR seeks Venezuelan tourists
  • Petro-Caribbean agreement yields benefits
  • Espinal to speak at DANR
  • Passport fraud case continues
  • 19 refused admission to several countries
  • Italy requiring visas on government passports
  • Progress in Higuey
  • Arms seized in school
  • Hundreds of drug-related arrests this year
  • Second most active hurricane season
Thursday, 06 October 2005
  • Ministry under investigation
  • Immigration officials suspended
  • Seminar to analyze country's situation
  • Investment in hospitals
  • Fraudulent-passport bearers seek help
  • Public hearings on renewable energy
  • Punta Cana Group replies
  • Sex in public
  • Cocaine seized in abandoned vehicle
  • 1,538 foreign detainees
  • US deports 80 more
  • Miniature art at Libreria Cuesta
  • "Swan Lake" goes to National Theater
Wednesday, 05 October 2005
  • DR missed 8 IMF points but is hopeful
  • Internal Revenue asks for a law with teeth
  • Minister of Tourism on sector incentives
  • Time line set for 2006 elections
  • Five "councilmen" turn themselves in
  • Que se dice - What's being said
  • A possible solution for birth certificates
  • Head of "Safe Barrio" program under a cloud
  • New permits for learners
Tuesday, 04 October 2005
  • President announces investment
  • IMF stand-by agreement revised
  • DR mission to Venezuela
  • The future of DR/Caricom relations
  • More on the passport fraud case
  • Central Bank CD maturities to total US$1.1 billion
  • Ambassador on DR/German relations
  • Forged currency circulating
Monday, 03 October 2005
  • President rejects demagoguery
  • Fernandez talks to hotel sector in Punta Cana
  • Doctors call off strike
  • Education Minister: 447 schools need repairs
  • Financial markets positive
  • Passport scandal saga continues
  • Alternate workdays on hold for "publicos"
  • Lots of money, but no solutions
  • Informal business sector moves billions
  • Expo Cibao draws the micro business
  • "Charamicos" on the street
  • Richard Sobol & Ricardo Toribio at Chavon
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