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Friday, 27 December 2002
  • See you next year!
  • Former US Presidents vacation in DR
  • President will take a break for the rest of the year
  • Higher gasoline prices
  • Pop! Goes the peso: Part 2!!
  • Foreign Direct Investments grew 3.3 percent
  • Tobacco growers request that government pay up
  • Minimum policy for motor vehicles increased
  • Superintendence & Digenor checking electricity meters
  • Senators still oppose electoral reform bill
  • Noise and lights for Christmas at what price?
  • Three Dominicans test positive in El Salvador doping
  • Baseball standings
Thursday, 26 December 2002
  • Senate agrees to electoral reform 
  • Congress gets RD$77 million more 
  • Power rates to drop 4% 
  • La Isabela ready for February 2003 
  • Birth certificate requirement re-instated 
  • The third exchange market 
  • The permeable Haitian border 
  • Dominican Scrooge
Monday, 23 December 2002
  • DR1 takes a break for the holidays
  • Tragedy-free holidays
  • Jimmy Carter coming for the holidays
  • Government lobbies for sovereign bonds
  • Senate returns powers to JCE president
  • Where are the attachments?
  • Deputy could be arrested
  • Symbolic human chain to protect the dunes
  • Conflict of interest in CDE audit?
  • Pilot admits to having made 19 trips this year
  • Dinner for 5,000
  • Befriending the son of the President 
  • Dominican-American dies in Afghanistan 
  • Eye clinic
  • Green light for the Sans Souci development?
  • Discussing incentive travel in Punta Cana
  • Puerto Plata booked for the holidays
  • Christmas Concert
  • Baseball Standings
Friday, 20 December 2002
  • Refinery is receiving fuel
  • Central Bank against the illegal trading of US dollars
  • Sovereign bonds will have to wait until next year
  • Another loan stuck in congress
  • US$17.2 million more for signs already paid for?
  • Provisional method for social security approved
  • The chicken and the ass
  • Inflation will be more than 10, not 8.5 percent
  • Phone bills will be more expensive
  • Doctor that lived in the DR is linked to Al Qaeda
Thursday, 19 December 2002
  • Enforcing the rules of farming
  • Commission to assist movie-producers
  • The Church vs. Mejia?
  • Mejia calls Dominicans pessimists
  • 3% GDP growth forecast for 2003
  • Thumbs down on Operation Centella 
  • Energy bill will be lower in January
  • French investment surpasses US$400 million
  • Adoexpo favors changes to Investment Law
  • Dominicans in the US feel discriminated
  • Sex investigation stirs up concerns
  • Partying on the Malecon
  • Baseball standings
Wednesday, 18 December 2002
  • RD$25,000 Christmas baskets for deputies
  • Battle for power in Congress?
  • The Wild Wild West in the Chamber of Deputies
  • Solicitor General and birth certificates
  • Pepe treated with white gloves
  • Old conflicts threaten blackouts
  • Profits reinvestment should be encouraged
  • Why is the money leaving the DR?
  • American Chamber of Commerce survey
  • Al Gore favors trade
  • DANR celebrates its 5th year
  • Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Puerto Plata
Tuesday, 17 December 2002
  • Let them eat yucca!
  • Mind what you say
  • Oil and gasoline supply
  • Kidnappings get government’s attention
  • Need to define who is Dominican
  • Vice Consul sent to court
  • Businesspeople demand Pact be respected
  • Newest “business”
  • Rafael Herrera Library goes to PUCMM
  • Harvard teaching school in the DR
  • Hotel Association rejects walkway
  • Crusader dies in Bonao
Monday, 16 December 2002
  • Time to study the request of gasoline retailers
  • Government reaps millions
  • Malecon strip to be pedestrian way
  • Airlifting rice to Venezuela
  • Supreme Court sought to overrule nationality decision
  • Disputing the kite has flown away
  • President’s son defends his honor
  • Pan de agua doubles in price
  • Focus on Dominican cuisine in Puerto Plata
  • Aeromar celebrates its first year of operation
  • Better days ahead for tourism industry
Friday, 13 December 2002
  • Government to use highway tolls to pay debt 
  • Conflict with gas stations continues 
  • Loan for Pan American Games?
  • Venezuelan conflict affects 2003 Pan Am Games
  • Million signatures vs. power distributors
  • Requests for US visas down 20% 
  • Al Gore will visit DR
  • E. Leon Jimenes Group: “Most Admired” 
  • English-language lodge for Santo Domingo
  • Siamese twin goes home
  • Luis Miguel arrives
  • Deep Dish is coming
Thursday, 12 December 2002
  • Only $600 million in bonds
  • Time for Christmas shopping
  • Irregular tapping of phones
  • 80 M euros to increase production
  • The peso appreciates 
  • Mafia on the border with Haiti
  • Foreign companies reap high profits
  • US supermarket-chain to buy fresh produce 
  • A US$200,000 trip
  • The Pan-Am Games
  • Toros defeat the Estrellas
  • Licey has a pulse
  • Lopez has a good day at the office
Wednesday, 11 December 2002
  • Tourism up 32% in November
  • Keep the lights on for Christmas
  • Senate insists on US$750 million bonds
  • Senate discusses changes to electoral law
  • Government Christmas give-aways
  • Rumbo magazine focuses on drug case
  • More off court settlements, please
  • Foreigners in jail
  • Peso climbs to the dollar
  • Tropical extraganza in La Romana
  • Baseball update
Tuesday, 10 December 2002
  • Government and business economic agreement
  • Major facets of the CONEP agreement
  • Exchange rate drops 
  • Economists comment on new measures
  • Former Minister of Finance Alvarez Bogaert
  • Refinery looks for oil in other places
  • Ambassador seeks more DR-Canadian trade
  • New docking facility in La Romana
  • A Christmas story
  • Human rights better than last year
  • Sports night at the Presidential Palace
Monday, 9 December 2002
  • Waiting on President Mejia
  • IMF turns down a stand-by agreement
  • 8.54% inflation
  • Venezuelan crisis concerns DR
  • Need to cut government spending
  • Big names in Pepegate scandal
  • Fernandez criticizes government borrowing
  • Preparing for the drought
  • Blackout at the Presidential Palace
  • Missing at Bahia de las Aguilas
  • New La Romana cruiseship port
  • USA3000 flights
  • Best performance in CAC Games
Friday, 6 December 2002
  • Prices of Houses Will Rise
  • President To Announce New Devaluation-Stopping Measures
  • The Vice President of Union Fenosa Speaks Out
  • Public Employees Can’t Receive Christmas Gifts
  • Car Dealers Seek Permission to Bring Cars from ‘95
  • Allowing Votes from Abroad
  • Goico case to the Court of Appeals
  • Government will Begin Paying Christmas Salary on December 11th
  • Baseball update
Thursday, 5 December 2002
  • Mejia objects to share buy-back
  • Cogentrix willing to negotiate
  • Senators meet the power distributors
  • Legislators want more money
  • Two very honest cops
  • Businesses oppose extra US$150-million
  • Bad news for Christmas dinner
  • Dollar continues steep rise
  • DR is 4th place in Games
  • Aguilas gain there 25th victory
  • Gigantes gain second place
  • 15 innings later the Toros are victorious
  • Baseball standings
Wednesday, 4 December 2002
  • Please renew your plates!!!
  • An interesting declaration in Taiwan
  • Major new bond issuance approved
  • President Mejia in NYC
  • Internet troubles
  • Dollars, Euros and cents
  • More on the Horrors and Omissions Account
  • Government borrowing already hurting
  • Sources of lack of confidence
  • New rural assistance program 
  • Emergency meeting of the chicken producers
  • Wendy’s evicted from airport
  • Kidney patients cannot wait
  • 18-hour blackouts in Cristo Rey cause trouble
  • Remaining Siamese twin’s condition improves 
  • An interesting day at the CAC Games
  • Last night’s baseball
Tuesday, 3 December 2002
  • President Mejia in Taiwan
  • Ambassador drinks his job away
  • Subero tells DA to mind his business
  • Inflation climbs
  • Other economic news
  • 2003 Budget might be overvalued
  • Pan-American Health authorities look at dengue
  • Important news for dialysis patients
  • Saddest note of the day
  • Juana Arrendel breaks 16-year old record
  • The medal windfall continues
  • The NYC DR1 Reunion
  • Last night’s baseball
  • Tonight’s schedule
  • Standings
Monday, 2 December 2002
  • President Mejia travels to Taiwan
  • RD$240-million in car sticker revenues 
  • The next scandals
  • One of three Siamese twins surviving
  • Lack of confidence: the problem
  • The high cost of the bonds
  • Canada opens FTA discussions
  • Air Caraibe direct flight to St Marteen
  • Mega-ports whittle down to two of four
  • Design minds to meet in Santo Domingo
  • DR team excels in El Salvador
  • Cibao Eagles dump Licey Tigers
  • La Romana Bulls beat the Giants
  • Escogido Falls to Estrellas Failing to Gain Ground
Friday, 29 November 2002
  • Emperor of Japan receives President Mejia
  • Japan agencies to study projects
  • Edesur needs to sort out excess billing
  • Government does not fear arbitrage with Cogentrix
  • Dollar supply problems
  • Unjustified slide of the peso
  • Call for controlled government spending
  • Cardinal wants the truth on US soldiers
  • The woes of a Pepe Goico look-alike
  • Only one Siamese will survive
  • Good showing of DR in El Salvador Games
Thursday, 28 November 2002
  • Mejia meets Koizumi of Japan
  • Deputies pass electoral reform bill
  • Taxi driver’s opinion heard
  • DA appeals Joaquin’s decision
  • Solicitor urges end of impunity
  • US Ambassador optimistic about bilateral FTA
  • Military investigated for visa scandal
  • Successful kidney transplant
  • Cogentrix could take government to court
  • Major tuition increase for 2004
  • Surviving cheap Asian apparel
  • Puerto Plata Merengue Festival
  • DR has 44 medals
  • Escogido defeats the Bulls
  • Stars drop the Eagles
  • Baseball Standings
Wednesday, 27 November 2002
  • President seeks Japanese investment
  • The dollar
  • Budget sent to Congress
  • Preventing dengue deaths
  • Report on the grenade explosion
  • No bail for Pepe, for now
  • Dominican co-pilot convicted in Florida
  • 281 people in next group to Spain
  • Kidnap victim returns home
  • Huge fire wipes out Hiper Olé
  • Another tragic accident
  • Plastic is again accepted at gas stations
  • Bernal urges new tourism model
  • Medal bonanza continues
  • Licey ends the Giants run
  • Homeruns power Escogido over the Bulls
  • Aguilas gains 22nd win 
Tuesday, 26 November 2002
  • Central Bank withdraws RD$1.5-billion
  • Violence against women
  • US Army to help patrol border with Haiti
  • US Ambassador confirms visa revocations
  • Acting President favors more investigation
  • Latin American Banks urge more legislation
  • Big changes planned for generators
  • BWIA to fly to DR in March 2003
  • Dominican dual nationality workshop
  • Days of El Gordo de la Semana numbered
  • Medal haul continues
Monday, 25 November 2002
  • Monetary Code is Law 183-02
  • President Mejia feels obliged to power distributors
  • The demise of the Postal Office?
  • Minister of Tourism announces his pre-candidacy
  • Cardinal focuses on governmental corruption
  • Tourism needs to be treated as export, says Bernal
  • Selling gas with credit cards
  • Canada’s Unigold Resources invests US$20 million
  • Explosion in Palmar de Ocoa
  • Liver transplant baby dies
  • Leading architect exhibits in SD
  • Aguilas Continue to Roll
  • Estrellas maintains fight for playoffs
  • Gigantes win ninth in a row
  • Baseball standings
Friday, 22 November 2002
  • What the new Monetary Code brings
  • President to Japan and Taiwan
  • President to fly commercial airliners
  • More on the Colibri helicopter
  • Goico case receives correctional grade
  • An end to governmental phone espionage?
  • International arbitration in Union Fenosa case?
  • What do the Senators want?
  • Dollar reaps RD$21 
  • The rescindment of the Meridian agreement
  • Central American & Caribbean Games
  • INXS and Top 40 at Altos de Chavon
Thursday, 21 November 2002
  • Monetary Code passes in Congress
  • What happened to the census?
  • Deluxe OMSA buses
  • Coming for Xmas: the power fraud squad 
  • Penalizing distributors for excess billing?
  • Diplomatic relations with Estonia
  • Elena Viyella to head CONEP
  • Leave ethanol up to the private sector
  • Apparel exports up
  • Spying on Leonel Fernandez?
  • Castillo focuses on drug trafficking again
  • Goico’s signature was forged, says his lawyer
Wednesday, 20 November 2002
  • Pass Potable Water Bill now!
  • Errata
  • Credit cards and gasoline
  • 2003 Budget hits RD$83-billion
  • New Monetary Code moves in Congress
  • The President to address energy again
  • Central American & Caribbean Games 2002
  • Violence against women
  • J P Morgan and others like the DR
  • Senate approves more loans
  • Ethanol for the Dominican Republic 
  • Baseball
Tuesday, 19 November 2002
  • Government against enlarging bond issue 
  • Bond issue clarifications
  • DR credit rating just affirmed, not raised
  • High tech medicine
  • Other health news
  • Distance learning
  • Ecuador and the DR
  • Glasgow mayor visits Santo Domingo
  • More blackouts 
  • USA 3000 Airline seeks new routes
  • Guinness Record for local radio host
  • Baseball Players Museum
Monday, 18 November 2002
  • Official Bavaro Summit Statement
  • Uruguay and Ecuador presidential visits
  • Legislation to protect consumers?
  • Banco Reservas to handle bond money?
  • The Monetary Code
  • Heritage Foundation gives DR low ranking
  • DR credit rating raised
Friday, 15 November 2002
  • Iberoamerican Summit opens today
  • Spotlight on the guayabera 
  • US$600 million in sovereign bonds
  • Pepegate: Four Cartier watches
  • Power distributors not selling
  • Puerto Plata Festival
  • LA’s eighth most competitive nation
  • Customs collections up
  • Big fines for littering
  • Tax holiday: December through February
  • Nun dies in motorcycle assault
  • Bernardo Vega is 65, not 75
  • First money in for JPD Olympic Center
  • Protection and hunting of animals
Thursday, 14 November 2002
  • XII Iberoamerican Summit
  • US military to assist in Pepegate investigations
  • What’s with the helicopter?
  • Spider Man or a vampire?
  • Demolition of the Agua y Luz
  • The plight of producers
  • Imperial Circus of China
  • Posthumous free dive tribute
  • A-Rod and Alou good news
Wednesday, 13 November 2002
  • US$50,000 credit card limit
  • Moving on electoral law reform
  • Morel opposes the changes
  • Advances and Rediscounts at the Central Bank 
  • Why drain the toxic waste reservoir?
  • Not even ex-President safe from break-ins
  • Easy money laundering
  • Tighter controls on money transfers
  • Remembering Flight AA587 
  • Ferran to be next El Caribe executive editor
  • Tourism up
  • Baseball
Tuesday, 12 November 2002
  • Everything is ready for XII Ibero-American Summit
  • Release of results on Pepegate probe delayed
  • Pepegate airplane detail corrections
  • Major Constitutional reform? 
  • Preferential sugar quota a must 
  • Telephones and taxes
  • Government “errors and omissions”
  • Future of Business in the Americas
  • Power in DR is the most expensive in the region
  • High cost of power shuts off Columbus Lighthouse
  • Trade with Brazil is US$210 million
  • Future of Business in the Americas
  • Need to convince Bush to come for a holiday
  • Days of Cuban embargo numbered
  • Dominican-American actor slain
  • Miguel Tejada is AL Most Valuable Player
  • Baseball Standings 
Monday, 11 November 2002
  • Andy Dauhajre’s good news
  • Free zone plant orders up 
  • Government debt with banks is hurting
  • Sovereign bonds will not restructure debt
  • Explaining the lack of liquidity
  • President: I will not carry that dead man
  • Pepegate: More needs to be known
  • Hipolito believes in giving a second chance
  • Pepegate: the double life of Alberto Torres
  • Pepegate: Overbilling for the airplane?
  • UNESCO-Jaragua Biosphere Reserve
Friday, 8 November 2002
  • Board of Generals investigates colossal fraud
  • Changes in electoral law 
  • Correction: RD$60-million not US$
  • Sports equipping loan criticized
  • Possible acid spill
  • Poverty is down in the DR
Thursday, 7 November 2002
  • FTA and Artibonito project okayed 
  • US$80-million IDB loan for education
  • US$54-million for sports installations
  • The foreign debt mirage 
  • Emam Zade on the new bonds
  • Dominican wins in NY judicial election
  • American Eagle selling Executive Air 
Wednesday, 6 November 2002
  • Portfolio of programs to help Haiti
  • Jobs for 250,000 Haitians 
  • About-face urged on FTAA talks policy
  • The root of the economic woes
  • Judge’s sentence thrown out
  • More on the new bond issue
  • Get in Line with Leonel
  • Dominican victories in US elections 
  • Chinese tourists in Punta Cana?
  • Divorces up in the DR
Tuesday, 5 November 2002
  • Iberoamerican Summit costs RD$1.2 billion
  • The increasing cost of the sovereign bonds
  • Paying off short term debt with the bonds money
  • Buying political patronage with the bond money
  • Esquea opposes the bonds
  • What’s going on at the Mejita Dam?
  • New ambassadors
  • US ambassador: DR pays highest power rates
  • Tragic Sunday outing
  • Acrobatic pilot dies
  • Colombian pilot dies
  • 13 young adults die in Jarabacoa bus crash
  • Presidente beer to Texas and California
  • Windmill energy and power company success story
  • Pan Am Committee needs RD$1.3-billion more
Friday, 1 November 2002
  • DR1 takes a break
  • Social Security is official in Southwest
  • Longtime solution again applied to JCE 
  • Blackouts + increasing power bills
  • CONEP urges fiscal discipline
  • Economists call red alert on new bonds
  • Former VP opposes new bonds
  • TV darling case sent to criminal court
  • The man who knows too much
  • Cruise ship travel up
  • Hilton to market Dominican hotels
  • No postponing of Pan Am Games
Thursday, 31 October 2002
  • Mejia agenda in Canada
  • DR gets attention of US Trade Representative
  • Power rates to go up again
  • Blackouts increase as generators are not paid
  • Solar-powered computer labs
  • Stealing mobile phones to be bad deal
  • DR Minister to preside CIM
  • License plate stickers on sale
  • Austerity needed, not more bonds
  • Berklee is in Boston, not California
Wednesday, 30 October 2002
  • Central Electoral Board 
  • President Mejia to travel to Japan 
  • President admits financial crisis 
  • The exchange rate 
  • Changing profile of the National Debt 
  • Government spending is the root of the problem 
  • Church spokesman advocates more production 
  • Highway patrol 
  • IAPA opposes college degree requirement 
  • Major closing of apparel plant 
  • Flight AA587 hearings 
  • New Berklee College of Music scholarship 
  • Dance at the National Theater 
  • Pan American Judo Championships 
  • Dominicans to El Salvador Games 
Tuesday, 29 October 2002
  • New bond issue top story
  • Standard & Poor’s affirms DR ratings
  • The President off to Canada
  • Unhappy deputies
  • Patrolling the highways
  • More workers for Spain
  • Hypertension high in the Southwest
  • New increase in electricity bill
  • A good thing?
  • A Day with Europe
  • Spotlight on AA587 flight
  • Canadian Baseball League recruits Dominicans
  • Caribbean Series date
Monday, 28 October 2002
  • More sovereign bonds?
  • Dollar climbs in Dominican market
  • Profits guaranteed for road concessions
  • Spotlight on Judge Pujols
  • Is Hertell partial to the government?
  • PRSC men have a price
  • Air France direct flights to Punta Cana
  • 60 experts to debate travel outlook
  • Winter ball wrapup
Friday, 25 October 2002
  • Free trade talks with Venezuela
  • Exporting rice to Venezuela
  • Haitian foreign affairs minister visits
  • Superintendence broadens consumer assistance
  • Protests against Edenorte
  • Defending the new protected area bill
  • Mining Department audit shows irregularities
  • Alburquerque says she retained the per diem 
  • Redondo Llenas case to Supreme Court
  • National Debate postponed for Tuesday
  • US tourist visas to cost more
  • Organization of Pan Am transport advances
Thursday, 24 October 2002
  • Calderon announces 2003 Budget of RD$85-billion
  • Economy to grow 4.7% in 2002
  • Mounted police for the Colonial city
  • The authorized limit to power bill increases
  • Aristy not interested in Senate seat
  • Retaining deputies per diem
  • Recovering US$1.4-million in stolen vehicles
  • Advocating productiveness and competitiveness
  • Turn the DR into a single free zone park
  • DR remains strong British travel destination
  • Continental confirms start of Newark-Santiago flight
  • Baseball Weekly honors Miguel Tejada
Wednesday, 23 October 2002
  • The National Debate, shorter agenda
  • PRSC announces it will stay out of Congress
  • Differences within the PRD now out in the open
  • Money to register Dominicans abroad
  • Supreme court urged to act
  • Good business for buscones
  • Are we becoming accustomed to abuses?
  • Malkum tells Dominicans to complain
  • DR at trade disadvantage with Central America
  • Goodbye to Neon disco
  • World Series win for Ramon Ortiz
  • Sporting News votes Alex Rodriguez

 

Tuesday, 22 October 2002
  • Taxman after doctors and lawyers
  • Dialogue has more than 20 items 
  • 23 points on the Agenda
  • Dominican kidnapped in Venezuela
  • Illegal, yet VIP, trips to Puerto Rico 
  • AMET and the inspection stickers
  • DR to become haven for imported goods
Monday, 21 October 2002
  • The census
  • Talking about what?
  • Making the negotiations transparent
  • The senator who is not a senator
  • Dissident PLD senator to Parliament
  • DR vies for Canadian business
  • Quebec mission to DR
  • President Jimmy Carter expected in December
  • RD$1-million award for reforestation effort
  • La Isabela airport could open in December 2002
  • Amaya Salazar painting for city obelisk
  • Play Ball!
Thursday, 17 October 2002
  • RD$10- RD$15 million returned 
  • Superintendent of Electricity: “Don’t pay.”
  • No resignation for head of elections
  • Dialogue to begin on Monday
  • President rescinds the 1.5% tax on exports
  • New proposals from the business sector
  • Still more on the Census
  • Nicia Nuñez’goats 
Wednesday, 16 October 2002
  • Reactions to Mejia’s statement continue 
  • Residential Blackouts
  • More on the Census
  • Meatpacking is a RD$4-billion peso industry
  • Poor nutrition a growing problem
  • Construction is important in Santiago
  • Big Fair in La Romana
Tuesday, 15 October 2002
  • Youths sentenced for killing
  • AMET slow to return vehicles
  • Possible dengue outbreak
  • Solid financial institutions
  • Who pays for Haitians?
  • Parties reject Mejia’s statement
  • The National Census is coming
Monday, 14 October 2002
  • US$20 million to fight inflation
  • Bishops and the Electoral Board
  • Time for New Tariffs
  • Mejia gets tough with Congress
  • RD and USA fight Corruption
  • DR has Spanish footprints all over
  • Punta Cana is safest airport
  • Electrical bill to be looked at
Friday, 11 October 2002
  • Widespread irritation over electric bills 
  • Monetary Board to reduce legal reserves 
  • Otto Reich statement before House Committee 
  • Jail inmates deaths investigated
  • Barge with shredded tires deported
  • Public phones in the countryside
  • New rates were a last minute deal
  • Excellence in technology
  • NBA game and Miguel Tejada
Thursday, 10 October 2002
  • Construction Fair
  • Private sector builders hurting
  • Shakira visits President Mejia
  • ILO director decorated
  • Government knew of high power collection levels
  • The war on the motels
  • Avoid Dominican mail service
  • Garbage landfill needs urgent help
  • Fernandez urges talks with Central America
  • Peso forecast to drop 13% in 2002
  • Protest at the Mercado Modelo
  • Two stowaways caught at Las Americas
  • Spanish trade exhibition
Wednesday, 9 October 2002
  • Deputies abandon work session
  • The man of the Chinese
  • Ambassador Guiliani Cury presents credentials
  • Hubieres is a happy man
  • AES does not cut service to government
  • Increases of 90-200%
  • The worst deal of the century
  • Sports Palace is brand new
  • Llenas Aybar trial
Tuesday, 8 October 2002
  • Government revenues 
  • President Mejia to travel to Canada
  • Ambassador says FTA talks are advanced
  • Exceptions made to car import law
  • Traffic fines
  • Petrol product prices hikes
  • Building in a national park area
  • A Dominican hero, Claus von Amsberg
  • Police colonel case to criminal court
  • Family feud 
  • The year of the underdog 
Monday, 7 October 2002
  • Deputies convened to go back to work
  • Green light to cut service to government
  • Giving more to Union Fenosa than asked for
  • Criticizing the past, but giving more now
  • President cancels appearance in chat
  • Census set for next weekend
  • Exporting metal junk
  • Jealous Frenchman burns family
  • Jose Carreras booked for November
Friday, 4 October 2002
  • President in New York
  • 13.5% salary increase
  • Hospital costs increase
  • Leave your salchichones at home
  • Reducing money controls
  • US college recruiting event
  • Carnival Cruise schedules La Romana
Thursday, 3 October 2002
  • Modernizing the Dominican farm sector
  • DR embassy in Washington needs major repairs
  • Getting paid to do nothing
  • Courting the PRSC
  • Wave of price increases
  • Power generators to take distributors to court
  • Redondo was under psychological pressure
  • Villa Francisca wins basketball tournament
Wednesday, 2 October 2002
  • 2002-2006 JCE board
  • PRSC to withdraw from Chamber of Deputies 
  • Study criticizes health care at maternity hospitals
  • Photo of Fernandez could not be found
  • Chinese sent back to China
  • Too many lawyers
  • October power bills to show big increase
  • Non traditional exports up 11% this year
  • Promoting trade with Cuba
  • Work advances at Haina Port
  • Silva-Herzog counsels on FTA talks
  • Head north for jazz
Tuesday, 1 October 2002
  • Distributors should not apply increase yet
  • Power distributor losses explained
  • PRSC leaders ask new JCE board to resign
  • What’s behind the pipeline protest
  • Sovereign bond money in reserve
  • Five-gallon bottle price increase makes headlines
  • Miami-Punta Cana flight correction
  • Gary Player comes for opening of Guavaberry
  • Dominicans in the MLB playoffs
Monday, 30 September 2002
  • The Central Electoral Board judges
  • New presidential candidates
  • Spending all of the sovereign bond money
  • Privatization of the service, for what?
  • AA to open Miami-Punta Cana
  • AA to open La Romana-JFK route
  • Pan Am back on 3 November
  • Great season for Dominican ball players
Friday, 27 September 2002
  • Lobbying for trade and Haiti 
  • Strong PRD slant in new election board
  • Marcial Valera is new senator for El Seibo
  • Military doesn’t like Supreme Court ruling
  • Just another nut
  • Germany donates to education
  • The danger of self-censorship
  • SuperClubs in the Dominican Republic
  • Dominican volleyball ranked 15th
  • Sancocho Festival
Thursday, 26 September 2002
  • Ministers of Tourism meet
  • Ukraine could be new trade partner
  • Improving the administration of justice
  • Supreme Court releases Radhames Garcia
  • New social studies book
  • Billing more for blackouts
  • Moving on the FTA with Canada
  • The exorcising of evil spirits at Channel 4
  • First Caribbean underwater museum
  • Relaunching Por Amor
Wednesday, 25 September 2002
  • Tropical Storm Lili is a lady, so far
  • President Mejia to visit Peace Corps 
  • President Mejia cuts Sergio’s hair
  • What will the new bills bring?
  • Spending less on social programs
  • Bonds to pay off the electric bill? 
  • Carlos Salcedo to head 2004 election?
  • USAID US$100 million donation
  • Japan helps public schools
  • Power success story
  • Santiago trade exhibition 
Monday, 23 September 2002
  • DR1 takes a break
  • President Mejia’s US tour
  • Bankers bullish on Dominican economy
  • Free zone recovery
  • Tragedy in La Vega
  • Abortion is routine in the DR
  • Repairing cell phones
  • Watch for Tropical Storm Lili
  • Julia Alvarez wins award
  • Felix Sanchez does it again
  • Pedro wins 20 games
Friday, 20 September 2002
  • Building for the future
  • New power rates
  • Inflation under control, says President
  • Police force to collect for power companies
  • President ratifies new power ruling
  • President of Guatemala to visit
  • More on what Dominicans thinks
  • The gruesome Llenas Aybar case
  • Importing of Haitian child beggars
  • Business show in Miami
  • 20 games for Bartolo Colon
Thursday, 19 September 2002
  • East is next for social security system
  • Presidential checkup
  • RD$600 million to strengthen justice
  • The best jobs in the country?
  • What Dominicans think
  • Fund-raiser for AA587 families
  • Truck and bus drivers die in crash
  • The Llenas Aybar case reopened
  • Priscila accuses Florian
  • European jazz of the best kind
Wednesday, 18 September 2002
  • President Mejia’s speech
  • Money is the root of the problem
  • Ban on importing crashed cars
  • Samana road construction
  • Focus on the trade agreements
  • Beauty queen jailed
  • Soriano is one homerun short
Tuesday, 17 September 2002
  • Waiting for the speech
  • The presidential hopefuls
  • Borrowing to pay power bills
  • Parties lack support
  • Questioning the support of the military
  • Coastal, the new gas station
  • Negative trade balance with the US
  • Gusty rains fall yesterday
  • Latin Grammy Awards
Monday, 16 September 2002
  • The lights come back on
  • 10 peso coins to pay tolls
  • PRSC presidential hopefuls
  • Mom and Pop shops forced to go legit
  • Union problems behind Pan Am shut down?
  • New equipment to facilitate landing in Santiago
  • Dominican domestic bonds rating up
  • Europe Day on 7 November
  • Drug liaison officer at US Embassy – correction
  • DNA testing to Columbus remains
  • Festival President 2003 announced
Friday, 13 September 2002
  • Policing the collecting of power revenues?
  • What do the companies do with their revenues?
  • Truths about who is not paying
  • Urging the government to act in favor of consumers
  • Power distributors lax about collecting
  • Taking out loans to buy buses
  • Irregularities in concessions
  • Drug liaison officer at US Embassy
  • Dominicans on re-election
  • Banco del Progreso was first
  • Puerto Rico-DR holiday packages
  • Business mission to Canada
Thursday, 12 September 2002
  • President Mejia on US tour
  • Power companies should absorb increases
  • Rumors as to what the government is negotiating
  • Audit firm shows confidence dwindling
  • Government report card
  • Competitiveness?
  • Ethanol to be produced in DR
  • Madman or terrorist?
  • American arrested at Las Americas
  • Dominicans mourn 9/11 victims
  • Priscilla arrested by the Police
  • Dominicans win in US election primaries
  • Vying to become first Dominican State Senator
Wednesday, 11 September 2002
  • Environment rulings sent to Congress
  • Information system for Social Security program
  • Collecting for government housing
  • Removing an excuse for poor management
  • Military accused of complicity in people smuggling
  • What Dominicans think of their institutions
  • Univision talk show star arrested for drug trafficking
  • Vice consul case sent to judiciary
  • TIA is source of 9/11 report
  • Promoting alternate energy sources
  • Pluses and minuses of social security
  • Jorge Perez fired from volleyball squad
Tuesday, 10 September 2002
  • Inflation averages 3.52% this year
  • Giving in to the power companies
  • Power talk contradictions
  • Time to pay bills
  • The 66 kilos of cocaine confiscated in Punta Cana
  • Priscilla knows what happened?
  • Feliz’s family wants all the truth out
  • Disputing the Taino Indian myths
  • Opinion on the political parties
  • Mejia vs. Fernandez
  • Security upped on September 11th date
  • ASTA on 9/11 effect on tourism
  • Fog affects Cibao Airport operations
Monday, 9 September 2002
  • Mejia to speak in Washington, D.C. 
  • US migration posts could open here?
  • Recognizing an honest public servant
  • President Mejia greets resolution for Haitian aid
  • Record high in interest rates 
  • No sacred cows for Mejia
  • Can of worms
  • Power situation is biggest concern
  • Travel recovers
  • Expo USA
  • Euro deposits at the Popular
  • Felix Sanchez shares Jackpot
Friday, 6 September 2002
  • Social security coverage first in Southwest
  • US$42 million for early childhood
  • Government gives in to power distributors
  • CDs confiscated 
  • Commanding drug operations from jail?
  • Brother denies drug trafficking charges
  • Visa in the Dominican Republic
  • Alex Rodriguez’s back-to-back 50 homers
  • Oakland A’s winning streak 
  • Felix Sanchez vies for Jackpot today
Thursday, 5 September 2002
  • Green light for Social Security scheme
  • New governor of Santo Domingo
  • Reservas debt
  • Power outages increase
  • US$188 million loan questioned
  • Jailed and fired for being late
  • A strange police case
  • Winning big in ping pong
Wednesday, 4 September 2002
  • The Banco de Reservas’s new role
  • To postpone or not to postpone
  • New promising exports
  • Completing the FTA with Central America
  • Nobel Prize in Economics to lecture here
  • Drug matters behind missing person
  • 2002 Caribbean Airshow
  • Yolanda Duke at Paris Olympia Theater
Tuesday, 3 September 2002
  • US$60 million injection curbs peso depreciation
  • First meeting to discuss bilateral FTA with US
  • Long lines to retrieve retained drivers licenses
  • 9-10 September ticketing freeze suspended
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • No one wants this hot potato
  • Focus on DR’s NY consul
  • Collecting a debt?
  • Propane gas tank costs RD$103 more
  • The unreal, phenomenal and spooky A’s
Monday, 2 September 2002
  • Measures to contain the devaluation
  • City waste dump agreement
  • Back to school
  • Corruption in government
  • Leonel: give the money back
  • What’s happening in Monte Cristi?
  • Ransom money was microfilmed
  • Dolly wakes the Caribbean up
  • ADAVIT protests cutting of commissions
  • 45% rent movies in DR
  • Santo Domingo Zoo membership
  • DR succumbs in volleyball cup
  • Felix Sanchez wins Brussels meet
  • Olympic Center promised for June
Friday, 30 August 2002
  • Stepping up security at the border
  • Senator denies recommending deputy consul
  • Suggestions to solve the power crisis
  • Too many military involved in domestic violence
  • Vice President revs up to run for President
  • No date for talking of FTA with DR
  • Richard Bernal, the star Caricom negotiator
  • 446 dishes vie for prizes in Gastronomy Prix
  • World Volleyball Cup
  • Spotlight on Felix Sanchez
Thursday, 29 August 2002
  • Export revenues sent to open market
  • Social Security system ready for November?
  • Cutting the trees of Beata Island
  • New government appointment
  • Excess government payroll
  • Solving the power problems in six months
  • DR ranks midway on corruption index list
  • Diplomat arrested for drug trafficking
  • Villa Cartagena accused of two kidnappings
  • The XVI Hotel & Restaurant Trade Show
  • Punta Cana travel up
  • Vanity Fair feeds controvery on AA587
Wednesday, 28 August 2002
  • The judges go to the jails
  • Juan Dolio expressways
  • Days of neo-colonialism?
  • Working towards the FTAA
  • Hugo Guiliani on new trade strategy
  • Promoting Scandinavian business 
  • Enrique Iglesias booked at Altos de Chavon
Tuesday, 27 August 2002
  • Improving the lighting in Santo Domingo
  • US$25 million+ to issue social security cards
  • 24% interest on power company loans to affiliates
  • Peace Corps director visits
  • Carvajal insists on managing dump
  • 9% more in petroleum tax revenues
  • Banks favor change in commission management
  • Dollar breaks RD$19 to US$1 mark
  • Placer Dome update
  • Hok and Ellerbe Becket vie for Quisqueya redesign 
Monday, 26 August 2002
  • Mejia to Washington 
  • Electricity Regulation to be revised
  • Duquesa landfill belongs to all municipalities
  • Health services for public school students
  • Seven careers dominate at UASD
  • Peynado seeks to be PRSC candidate
  • Haiti Embassy issues ID papers
  • Foreign business has advantages over locals
  • Private sector borrowing decreases
  • Bus operators protest
  • Aeromar increases STI and SDQ frequencies
  • A peculiar photo exhibition
Friday, 23 August 2002
  • New ceiling for government borrowing
  • No exporting taxes, please
  • Government spending pulls peso down
  • Editorial for upholding the power ruling
  • Mejia optimistic about power solution
  • Solar power for computer labs
  • One dead and 14 injured in Capotillo
  • Defending his innocence
  • Foreigners come for plastic surgery
  • Protest of dolphin capture
  • New era for Sosua?
Thursday, 22 August 2002
  • Bear Stearns praises Dominican economy
  • Profit repatriation hurting
  • New JCE judges?
  • Travel agents protest elimination of commissions
  • Who will collect the tolls?
  • 4 out of 10 graduate from 8th grade
  • New mayors, new garbage companies
  • Colors for Ciudad Nueva
  • Alburquerque owed 60 months
Wednesday, 21 August 2002
  • US Congressmen visit President Mejia
  • Will the power ruling prevail?
  • Two week vacations start new legislature
  • Downsizing at the Santo Domingo city hall
  • US is 6th largest apparel exporter to US
  • Power generators gripe about distributors
  • Please Promote Export Industries
  • Foreign travel recovering
Tuesday, 20 August 2002
  • Changes in the military announced
  • Other appointments
  • New consul general for Haiti
  • The case of the caught consul
  • City government appointments
  • Luxury home tax ceiling raised
  • Duquesa garbage dump conflict
  • Carvajal defends his keeping the dump
  • AA passenger released
  • On the whereabouts of Villa Cartagena
  • Calle 54 music at the National Theater
Monday, 19 August 2002
  • Another Presidential promise to cut borrowing
  • High marks for macroeconomic stability
  • New congress members
  • Diario Libre on Amable Aristy
  • An honest public servant
  • Deputies approve more attractive retirement funds
  • Merca Santo Domingo market works begin
  • Fernandez points to loss of jobs
  • Protecom office for Higuey
  • Remittances up
  • September 11 paranoia?
  • Search for suspected kidnapper
  • World Cup Shotgun 
  • Soriano’s great weekend
  • Joan Guzman is world boxing champ
  • Felix Sanchez bids for Golden prize in athletics
Thursday, 15 August 2002
  • No news update for Friday
  • Milagros Ortiz is most popular
  • Education sector overview
  • Placer Dome contract approved
  • RD$174 million to remodel Congress
  • Ecommerce bill passes
  • Growth sectors
  • Audit of power capitalization recommended
  • Loans in the limbo
  • The controversial US$180 million loan 
  • Capellan could have been held in Bani
  • US$15.8 million to repair Sports Park
  • Picking up the tab for Pan Am Village
  • Video filmed at Presidential Palace
Wednesday, 14 August 2002
  • President Mejia address slated for 15 August
  • US$90 billion budget for 2003?
  • The deteriorating exchange rate
  • Dominicans believe government is corrupt
  • Calderon: Ventura is my friend
  • US$248 million more in loans
  • Lobbying to change Electricity Ruling?
  • Tax proposal to be studied by next legislature
  • New bills pass in Chamber of Deputies
  • More jobs in free zone companies
  • Banco Global merges with Banco Mercantil
  • AA announces restructuring efforts
  • France honors Dominican painter
  • New basketball record
Tuesday, 13 August 2002
  • Limelight on train promoter
  • More on the Maximo Gomez concession
  • Paying to service US interests
  • CONEP recommendations
  • Senator opposes new tax proposals
  • Census announced for October
  • PLD and PRSC split in Congress
  • Poll on President’s popularity
  • US Airways keeps flights
Monday, 12 August 2002
  • Looking for a plantain flour manufacturer
  • Artificial economic boom?
  • Dominican businesses cringe
  • Train businessman indicted in Puerto Rico
  • Kidnapped businessman released
  • Juana Arrendel is tops again
  • Great weekend for Sammy Sosa
Friday, 9 August 2002
  • More revisions to Monetary Code
  • US$200 million World Bank loan sought
  • Automating the civil registration offices 
  • Flow of funds not reaching hospitals
  • Big talkers at city government
  • Big spending in OMSA
  • Business convened to discuss tax proposals
  • Focus on the foreign debt
  • 11 from Armed Forces to face civil justice
  • More Latin music stars to launch Cap Cana
Thursday, 8 August 2002
  • Power subsidies reinstated
  • Bautista and Alburquerque up for re-election
  • Important bills forgotten in Congress
  • 20 tollbooths
  • Exporters most affected new taxes
  • Food smuggling via Haitian border
  • New Cuban ambassador
  • Migration issues need to be a priority
  • Remodeling of Quisqueya Ball Park
Wednesday, 7 August 2002
  • US$300 million for more government loans
  • Businessmen protest new taxation
  • Monetary Board meets with President
  • Johnny Bernal to head Hotel Association 
  • US Airways wants to fly East
  • Construction accidents go up, with high rises
  • Union Fenosa lobbies for keeping its privileges
  • DR wins silver in volleyball
Tuesday, 6 August 2002
  • Business unites to oppose new taxes
  • Spending more for state payroll
  • More cash for the government
  • Money for maintenance?
  • Food prices go up with tolls
  • First Lady scam
  • Government licenses for all professions
  • Windfall for power distributors
  • More on the son of Balaguer
  • Candid camera sex hotel films 
  • Ransom in pesos, not dollars
  • Taino Exhibition
  • Shakira to promote DR
Monday, 5 August 2002
  • Mejia feels taxes should be increased
  • Tolls increase is bonus for transporters
  • Revenues on target, but spending increases 
  • Boycott to ONG revision
  • The son of Balaguer
  • Santiago businessman kidnapped
  • New UK ambassador
  • New Canadian ambassador
  • Smith-Enron power plant turned on
  • Peter the great
Friday, 2 August 2002
  • More foreign loans passed
  • Pension for Balaguer’s cook
  • Payment problems affect power distributors
  • RD$16.6 billion in BOT projects
  • Traffic cops violate traffic law
  • Unions dispute increased tolls
  • The hen doesn’t make it to court
  • UK pedophile rings seek DR children
  • US takes big step to boost its exports 
  • Pan Am Games get new mascot
  • City basketball tournament
Thursday, 1 August 2002
  • Restrictions on state borrowing 
  • Vice President recipe for budget control
  • Business community rejects new taxes
  • Foreign investment up 6%
  • Railroad chimera approved
  • New director CAB
  • Lila back in the game
  • Restricting access to official sources
  • Newspaper success story
  • Chain-reaction accident
  • Registering voters in New York
  • Francisco Casanova on stage
Wednesday, 31 July 2002
  • Economy grows 6%
  • Freeze on government spending contemplated
  • Calderon vs. Diario Libre
  • Government seeks another loan from World Bank
  • RD$220 million owed to Urbaser
  • 11 new toll booths
  • Alternate route to Villa Mella
  • New Minister of Youth appointed
  • Importing of used clothing to be allowed
  • Power distributors violate Energy Ruling
  • Good luck hen to go to court
  • Dominicans prefer PRD party
  • Prieto Tours gets Pan Am lodging contract
  • Shakira visits
Tuesday, 30 July 2002
  • Disputing the foreign debt
  • Focus on big government spending
  • Red alert
  • The Maximo Gomez expressway 
  • Not a commission, an insurance fee
  • Proof of US citizenship and birth date?
  • PRSC legislators expected to ally with PRD
  • The motorcycle plague
  • Official start for Cap Cana
  • Amelia Vega is Miss Dominican Republic
Monday, 29 July 2002
  • Mejia blames external factors for problems at home
  • Big profits to be made in lobbying for loans
  • Energy Rules published
  • Three-hour air controller strike
  • 500 buses for OMSA
  • AMET automates fines paying
  • Concession approved for Villa Mella expressway
  • Bello Andino and Mejia meet
  • More on Balaguer’s descendents
  • Janelle Commissiong coming for Miss DR
Friday, 26 July 2002
  • Source of No DR-US free trade news
  • President announces tax correction not increase
  • Businessmen reject keeping 1.5%
  • Government triples tolls 
  • Extraordinary legislature convened
  • More on how tax payers money is used
  • Millions in loans for the Plan Renove
  • Spotlight on the government’s train
  • RD$32 million to pay retirement plans
  • New constitution
  • New municipal headquarters
  • Sugar mills can sell energy
  • Vice President feels ready to govern
  • Move to promote culture tours
  • Bloomberg in Santiago
  • Basketball clinics
Thursday, 25 July 2002
  • Congress to decide on new taxes
  • Another contract rescinded
  • No DR-US free trade agreement
  • Dengue alert
  • Slipping in human development
  • Lila loses favor of the PRD
  • Balaguer’s son and daughter?
  • 850,000 liters of beer sold daily in DR
  • Six Dominicans nominated to the Grammy
Wednesday, 24 July 2002
  • Mejia meets Bush
  • Meeting at the OAS
  • Understanding recent trade moves 
  • More US loans for the DR
  • Agreement with Smith Enron
  • Fixing the 1.5% tax on gross sales
  • Urbaser sues municipality
  • Mejia tied with Fernandez
  • Air travel down 13.61%
  • Dry cell plant closes
  • Pan Am sports venues update
  • Mining for Dominican diamonds
Tuesday, 23 July 2002
  • New York mayor to visit
  • Rumors of new taxes for 2003
  • Tax exemptions for Pan Am cars
  • Bypassing the power distributors
  • Public bus service has financial trouble
  • Better days ahead for Congress
  • Hatuey gets the blame for 45%
  • Jacinto Peynado leads in PRSC
  • Bank advertising boom
  • Teaching love for math
  • Motorcycle daredevils cause 4 deaths
Monday, 22 July 2002
  • President Mejia travels to Washington
  • Different agendas 
  • Colonial City off limits to big trucks
  • Smith-Enron returns to negotiating table
  • Bordas sent to Miami as consul
  • Sans Souci to be developed
  • Power ruling goes into effect
  • 50%+1 vote requirement stays
  • PRSC-PRD love affair over
  • Balaguer’s last wish 
Friday, 19 July 2002
  • Lobbying continues for constitutional reform
  • New PRSC + PLD alliance?
  • Enron generator to international arbitrage
  • Canadian ambassador recognized
  • It’s expensive to live in Santo Domingo
  • New trends in tourism
Thursday, 18 July 2002
  • DR included in AIDS agreement
  • Unprecedented final homage to Balaguer
  • May the caudillos rest in peace
  • Making Puerto Plata a better place
  • Merengue Festival
Wednesday, 17 July 2002
  • Evaluating pending loans
  • Lobbying for the PRD and PLD votes
  • Balaguer museum at 25 Maximo Gomez
  • The blank page
  • Strengthening of the Euro to benefit travel
  • Yoqui and Bobby
  • Comedy not to be missed
Tuesday, 16 July 2002
  • Balaguer funeral services
  • Constitution discussions set for Saturday
  • Case against former consul to be heard
  • Visas for Colombians
  • Samana highway begun
  • Anisia trial to court
  • Ministers reject Bahia de las Aguilas bill
  • Casa de Teatro celebrates
Monday, 15 July 2002
  • End of an era
  • Balaguer funeral services
  • Congress approves constitutional changes
  • City government approves more pensions
  • Fafa Taveras suffers car accident
  • Felix Sanchez at the top
Friday, 12 July 2002
  • Ministry opposes Bahia de las Aguilas bill
  • DR is very attractive to investors
  • Garbage service resumes
  • Good news for real estate operations 
  • Congress to rule on constitutional reform today
  • Balaguer hangs on
  • Who’s who in the PRSC
  • Less money in circulation
  • Megacentro power plant dispute
  • Altagracia Lopez to head INTEC
  • Dream team to prepare Pan Am shows
Thursday, 11 July 2002
  • Amphitheater for colonial city
  • US agency donation for mining
  • Moving ahead on the border development fund
  • Balaguer taken off respirator
  • Press banned from covering constitutional reform
  • Tourism development for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • US$48.3 million in loans passed by Senate
  • Presidente Beer exports up 31.5%
  • AES Ede Este disputes mall power plant
  • Family planning success
Wednesday, 10 July 2002
  • Balaguer continues to be critically ill
  • Bautista on constitutional reform
  • Monetary Code to Congressv
  • Doctors strike cancelled
  • Improving urban planning
  • Mejia to Washington, D.C.
  • Fuel tax seeks to reduce illegal gas sales
  • DR left out of Caribbean AIDS drugs deal
  • Trinidad pipeline is good news
  • What's the garbage deal?
  • Dominican sex industry
  • Dominicans star in All-Star Game
Tuesday, 9 July 2002
  • Mejia vs. Fernandez
  • 2.2% inflation in first half 2002
  • Transporting more than used clothing?
  • Garbage companies step up the pressure
  • Airport employees fail anti-doping test
  • 30-year sentence to filmmaker murderers
  • NY Consul decree on hold?
  • Law firm celebrates 75th anniversary
  • Producing power from coal
  • Punta Cana hotels attract soccer people
  • Nine Dominicans in All Star Game today
Monday, 8 July 2002
  • Balaguer to decide constitutional reform
  • New government jobs for Peña Gomez relatives
  • Government to honor garbage debts
  • Most teachers make RD$10,000+
  • Parking meters to be installed on city streets
  • Live your home or leave
  • More cruise ships for La Romana
  • Good press for Casa de Campo
  • Coral Canoa hotel earns ecological certification
  • Pan Am starts flights to Punta Cana
  • Story of perseverance
  • Pedro Martinez comes home
  • Portuguese soccer team vacations here
Friday, 5 July 2002
  • PRSC leader in hospital
  • PRSC to decide on 45 percent issue Tuesday
  • Trouble at the border over used clothing ban
  • Spain enters garbage fray
  • Four years in jail, no day in court
  • OMSA fires bad drivers
  • Men protest over child support
  • Dominicans dominate Big Leagues’ top 50 list
  • Dominican swimmers find gold in Curacao
Thursday, 4 July 2002
  • Forty-five percent accord not a done deal
  • Arrest of EdeEste execs "deplorable"
  • Editorial blasts government's "illegal and immoral" acts
  • Garbage bad for breathing
  • PLD members could be reinstated
  • Major investment from Taiwan
  • Forces try to sabotage Social Security plan
  • Concerns about strength of Duarte Bridge
  • Eastern cattle ranchers in trouble
Wednesday, 3 July 2002
  • Agreement on constitutional reforms
  • Punishing power executives for blackouts
  • Stalemate in garbage crisis
  • Boycott over Balaguer Highway
  • Fifteen textile factories close this year
  • Haiti tries for Caricom membership
  • More visitors for Punta Cana in June
  • Sosa's spat with Sports Illustrated
Tuesday, 2 July 2002
  • PLD kicks out ten members for not toeing the line
  • Drug cartel behind Senator's murder? 
  • Everstz informs on Vimenca robbery
  • New Minister of Industry and Trade
  • Fireworks factory a dangerous "powder keg" 
  • Piling up 1,800 tons of garbage a day
  • More on Environment Department layoffs
  • Tuberculosis cases rise in La Romana
Monday, 1 July 2002
  • Constitutional reform approved by Deputies
  • A return to abuse of power?
  • Garbage piling up in streets
  • Santo Domingo Produce Market restarted
  • Turmoil at Environment Department
  • Anti-corruption arrests at La Victoria
  • New jails for La Vega and La Romana
  • Tourism Minister calls for more hotel rooms
  • HIV alarm in Bani
  • Record-breaking number of All Stars
Friday, 28 June 2002
  • Constitutional reform passes in first reading
  • Presidential envoy meets again with Balaguer 
  • Garbage companies stop work due to debt
  • Gómez family and lawyer urged to tell all
  • President Mejía gets "love letter" from US President
  • Seventeen PRSC members expelled
  • Financial Times tells the DR loans story to world
  • The "War Against Deforestation" 
  • Parking meters come to capital
Thursday, 27 June 2002
  • Two could have murdered Collares
  • Ministerial meeting opens 
  • Ministry clears Argentinean ambassador and consul
  • Negotiating the simple majority
  • Setting the record straight on PLD senator's win 
  • Expo Europa dates changed
  • Watch the World Cup!
Wednesday, 26 June 2002
  • DR investment up in 2001
  • US$3 million in tourism promotion abroad
  • Balaguer favors 50% + 1 vote requirement
  • RD$40,000 a month pension for 19 deputies
  • Alleged assassin killed in jail
  • Senators-elect could resign their posts
  • Prostitution scandal in Argentina
  • Power distributors control market 
Tuesday, 25 June 2002
  • President to pitch in Kansas City
  • Puerto Rico-DR university agreement
  • The inefficiency of the power distributors
  • Taking over Mirador del Este Park
  • Political speculations
  • RD$300 million for border city market
  • Smuggled beverages corner 30% of market
  • CHA recognizes La Romana-Bayahibe
  • New shopping plaza planned for 27 de Febrero
Monday, 24 June 2002
  • ACP meetings in Bavaro
  • President Mejia on his re-election
  • President Mejia and the Ukraine airplanes
  • Jimmy Pastoriza passes away
  • Irregular sale of diesel and fuel oil
  • Illegal extraction of construction materials
  • 80-year old MLB record broken
Friday, 21 June 2002
  • Reforming the Constitution
  • Santiago park designers chosen
  • Ministry of Environment vs. Department of Mining
  • RD$100 million for the monuments
  • Puerto Plata Lighthouse to be restored
  • Deputies pass US$57 million loans for hospitals
  • New spokesman for PLD in Congress
  • Air controller strike affects DR travel
  • Why the low rates
  • Scam at the Municipal Police
Thursday, 20 June 2002
  • US$100 million for power generators
  • Transcontinental goes to open market
  • Power ruling coming soon
  • Untangling the power mess
  • Meter installation in barrios is bad business
  • Everyone wants a big pension
  • Isabel Bonilla resigns as PLD spokesperson
  • Castillo ties 80-year record
Wednesday, 19 June 2002
  • Firings at Ministry of Environment
  • Gas station construction halted
  • Construction on hold at Isabela Airport
  • Why blackouts are increasing
  • President calls meeting with distributors
  • Segura challenges Sanchez
  • 12,000 water meters installed
  • Fired consul could be tried
  • The people smuggling business 
  • President Mejia on Pan Am Games
Tuesday, 18 June 2002
  • Manabao dam again?
  • Spain to support fishing development here
  • World Bank defends its role in privatization
  • Power expert says deals were illegal
  • Law school deficiencies exposed
  • Russian aircraft for Dominicana Airlines?
  • Dollar buys more in DR
  • American Airlines lands in Punta Cana
  • Five Dominicans could win 15 or more games
Monday, 17 June 2002
  • Buying tractors and planes from Ukraine
  • President Mejia to travel to Nicaragua
  • Consul fired
  • Why the loans to build tollbooths?
  • The mafia behind privatization
  • The power generation contracts
  • Bottlenecks for local producers exposed
  • Another dead as result of failed boat trip
  • Bachata makes it big time
Friday, 14 June 2002
  • President Mejia in Kiev
  • Billions to build new toll booths
  • On highway concessions
  • Distributors need to be more efficient
  • Power distributors getting help from the government?
  • Being competitive with high interest rates?
  • Trade with US declines
  • US$20 million discrepancy
  • Two confirmed dead on boat trip
  • 10 more Chinese arrested
  • Supermarket bank robbery solved
Thursday, 13 June 2002
  • Italian fashion companies to DR?
  • US$143 million for farming projects
  • Low foreign debt?
  • RD$100 million in abandoned medical equipment
  • 56 rescued at sea
  • New governor of Puerto Plata
  • Liz Taylor is back
  • Lots of baby animals at the zoo
Wednesday, 12 June 2002
  • Power contracts annulled to save money
  • More on the power negotiations
  • Chamber of Deputies turns down loans
  • Herrera Airport off limits for city government
  • Strike at Post Office
  • Boat people found alive
  • Chinese travelers to be deported
  • Cement vs. tourism development
  • Roberto Salcedo's priorities
Tuesday, 11 June 2002
  • President Mejia speaks at FAO Summit
  • DR gets seat in ILO
  • New Minister of Industry and Commerce
  • IFAD to lend US$20 million 
  • Government borrowing levels
  • Blackouts by the bundle
  • Dominican consul involved in people smuggling?
  • New car anti-theft system 
  • Hotel occupancy down
Monday, 10 June 2002
  • Update on President’s trip to Europe
  • Mejia visits Fernandez and Balaguer
  • The largest heroine bust
  • Bautista wants to reform constitution now
  • City governments get their power back
  • 66 Dominican boat people missing
  • More stolen vehicles recovered
  • North American to fly to Santiago
  • Lauda Air wants to fly to Milan
  • Spirit Air to fly from Ft Lauderdale
  • Punta Cana travel up
  • Jose Carreras postpones his show
Friday, 7 June 2002
  • President to meet with Leonel
  • Stop to multi-million dollar loans?
  • Drive defensively near overpasses
  • Update on Indotel
  • Taking over Herrera Airport?
  • 112,359 more public employees
  • New Mexican ambassador to DR
  • Police captains sent to civilian justice
  • Why students drop out
  • More rains forecast for the weekend
Thursday, 6 June 2002
  • Nine-day European tour
  • Mejia promises to analyze foreign debt
  • Changes proposed for the military
  • Consumers right in 2 out of 3 power claims
  • Power distributors want it all
  • New ambassador to Mexico
  • Joaquin Balaguer Highway
  • Clean cities
  • More illness from factory fumes
  • Two-headed babies
  • The new Dominican star
  • Spider Man comes to town
  • It’s raining, but there’s lots to do
Wednesday, 5 June 2002
  • Senate passes money-laundering bill
  • Good economic prospects ahead
  • More government loans
  • Cenantillas warns about government borrowing
  • Business council raises red flag 
  • On the power distributors’ privileges
  • Ban on used clothing imports
  • Police captains jailed
  • One girl drowned, another missing
  • Factory workers poisoned by fumes
Tuesday, 4 June 2002
  • President meets senator-elect and mayor-elect
  • Public defendants program 
  • Holes appear in new highway
  • Look who’s borrowing
  • JCE requests support from Supreme Court
  • Better election personnel needed for 2004
  • Picking up the crumbs
  • A city studded with metal 
  • 2,000 Dominicans scammed
  • New vehicle scams denounced
  • Macabre case of body parts
  • Robbery at major supermarket
  • First private cemeteries
  • Freight from DR not as costly as reported
Monday, 3 June 2002
  • President Mejia’s next trip
  • Learning about Dominican cultural heritage
  • Virtual campus to train judges
  • Postponing constitutional reform?
  • President backs Silvio Carrasco
  • Jose Tomas Perez, senator-elect of Santo Domingo
  • PRSC to choose presidential candidate?
  • Turning cattle ranches into forestry farms
  • The high cost of freight
  • More profits leaving than investments coming in
  • Promoting Dominican entrepreneurs in US
Friday, 31 May 2002
  • Major vaccination effort
  • Chamber of Deputies changes Law 55-02
  • The most questionable loan
  • Cutting power to city governments
  • Closed plant bills US$4 million 
  • Untangling the power mess
  • 100,000 pay for 600,000 power users
  • Ortiz Bosch: Jaquez is not the PRD
  • Pan Am expands its Caribbean routes
  • Trinidad business mission
  • It’s raining in the Caribbean
  • Hurricane season starts
Wednesday, 29 May 2002
  • DR1 takes a break tomorrow
  • A railroad for the DR?
  • Marinas bill moves ahead in Senate
  • New change to money laundering bill
  • 10 deputies got more than 10,000 votes
  • Opposition gets majority in lower house
  • One-way street clarification
  • Drug revenge behind murder?
  • 18% of Dominicans go to private schools
  • Where hotels can be built in Pedernales
  • Competition for Telecable?
  • World Cup games to be seen in DR
  • Miss DR is among Miss Universe favorites
Tuesday, 28 May 2002
  • Moving towards a modern Monetary Code
  • Most children live with both their parents
  • Boat people rescued
  • New one-way streets
  • Constitutional reform on the way
  • Internal crisis at the PRSC
  • 74 terminally ill inmates
  • Police send colonel to civilian justice system
  • Spanish banks invest in DR banks
  • Molina conducts Pavarotti & Friends concert
  • Jose Carreras at the National Theater
Monday, 27 May 2002
  • Mejia on pressures for him to run again
  • 6,000 hotel rooms for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • The new congress
  • JCE rules in favor of PRD in Santiago
  • PLD to have majority in city government
  • Taxpayer money for dining out, champagne
  • Reinvest profits in the DR 
Friday, 24 May 2002
  • President Hipolito Mejia in Canary Islands
  • Moroccan art to be made in the DR?
  • President cancels reception party
  • Pressure to pass original money laundering bill
  • Salcedo vows to chop his own salary
  • Who will be the next senator of Santiago?
  • 8.4% more Dominicans voted in 2002 elections
  • Maximum sentence for US police officer
  • An amazing police story
  • Genetic testing for Columbus’ remains?
  • Aeromar links Santiago and New York
Thursday, 23 May 2002
  • Official visit to Morocco
  • Loans or investments
  • Interest rates depend on reserves
  • Focus on competitiveness
  • Showing proof of fraud
  • Why more Dominicans didn’t vote
  • Who killed the Jarabacoa couple?
  • Pan Am to Miami and San Juan 
  • Viacreme sold here
  • Third in Miss Universe costume contest
Wednesday, 22 May 2002
  • Spanish businesses want to invest here 
  • Plan Renove loans to Congress
  • More loans 
  • Exports down, balance of payment deficit climbs
  • Congress extends the session
  • Who will preside over Chamber of Deputies?
  • San Pedro-Romana highway contract approved
  • Mystery caller not important?
  • Analyzing the vote count by party
  • Hipolito followers gain hold of Congress
  • The contested Santiago election
  • PRD seeks re-count in Santo Domingo
  • Ownership of Casandra name in dispute
Tuesday, 21 May 2002
  • Spanish company chosen to build generators
  • Government hiring more personnel
  • End of election, final bulletin released
  • PRD wins 104 of 125 municipalities
  • Public investment key to PRD sweep
  • RD$37 million for new city governments
  • Tourism and free zone exports down
  • Mayor-elect shares his plans
  • Leonel Fernandez on PLD showing
  • Political errors of the PLD?
  • Voter abstention from 1998 to 2002 
  • The decline of politics
  • Dominicans learned new voting system
Monday, 20 May 2002
  • President Mejia: “Ciclon batatero” hit the DR
  • Mejia is big winner in the election
  • Overwhelming victory of the PRD?
  • Divide and conquer strategy pays off
  • PLD gains National District
  • The next mayor of Santo Domingo
  • Santiago senate seat dispute
  • The high cost of the minority vote
  • Alvarez Vega on the elections
  • City clean up
  • DR does an about-face in FTAA talks
Wednesday, 15 May 2002
  • DR1 and the elections 
  • President to vote and fly to Spain 
  • All is ready for the elections 
  • Voting in the capital 
  • The new preferential voting system 
  • Voting in the DR 
  • How to vote 
  • Valid and annulled votes 
Tuesday, 14 May 2002
  • Money laundering bill still in Senate
  • Work advances on cement plant 
  • Closing on Wednesday at noon
  • President on buying voting cards
  • Balaguer backs Santo Domingo candidates
  • Tulile at PLD and PRD closing shows
  • INS jails Haitian refugees in South Florida
  • Summer travel crisis in the making?
  • First quarter tourism down
  • 45,000 tourists for Pan Am Games?
  • Dominican tenor replaces Pavarotti
Monday, 13 May 2002
  • 1.5% is here to stay
  • Justifying borrowing much more
  • Venezuelan First Lady visits
  • Mejia vs. Fernandez?
  • Free transport on election day
  • Electoral factoid
  • Justifying borrowing much more
  • Keeping politics in the family
  • Small quake on Saturday
  • UNPHU announces major expansion
  • Travel to Punta Cana down but recovering
  • Piantini reappointed to National Symphony
  • Bowling alley in Punta Cana
  • US Olympic Committee president visits
  • Keep an eye on Juana Arrendel
Friday, 10 May 2002
  • Senate passes money laundering bill
  • US$180 million to build houses
  • President Mejia responds to Fernandez’s speech
  • Virtual tie for mayor of Santo Domingo
  • Santo Domingo senate race is very tight
  • It’s all about money in DR politics
  • Loan interest rates up 6% this year
  • ECLAC is bullish on DR economy
  • DR economy fares best, says IMF
  • Exports to Germany up
  • Domestic travel fair
  • The next Miss Universe?
Thursday, 9 May 2002
  • More north-south highways announced
  • Back to work to fix adulterated bill
  • New Cuban ambassador
  • Dominican style “party” politics
  • Mayoral debate on TV
  • Survey results for Province of Santo Domingo
  • Leonel Fernandez on the campaign trail
  • Pay up or we’ll tell on you 
  • Helping Puerto Plata’s dogs
Wednesday, 8 May 2002
  • The first military volunteers
  • Urban renewal program
  • 330,000 children work in DR
  • Proposal for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Central Bank reports low inflation 
  • Senate breaks for the elections
  • Money from laundered goods
  • Electronic campaigning
  • Leonel on TV today
  • Close Santiago senator race
  • Check your power rate
Tuesday, 7 May 2002
  • More sovereign bonds by year’s end?
  • In defense of Bahia de las Aguilas
  • JCE criticizes long weekend promotions
  • Copyright law being enforced
  • Gambling on Peña Gómez’ memory 
  • Tourism stats for 2001 released
  • Competitiveness Plan: lots of talk, little action
  • Private agriculture bank
  • Tragic-comic case of power abuse
  • Correction to Bartolo Colon film story
Monday, 6 May 2002
  • More sovereign bonds considered
  • Power Superintendence gets to work
  • President Mejia on Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Senate employee to be questioned
  • National Awards
  • Export revenues decline
  • Tricom put on Moody’s negative list
  • Rosario mine warning issued
  • Bartolo Colon story to air
Friday, 3 May 2002
  • 3.5% GDP growth
  • Educating on the copyright law
  • Money laundering law is valid but vulnerable
  • Federico Mayor Zaragoza in Santo Domingo
  • Third of Dominican teenagers get pregnant
  • Protecom at your service
  • Senator case provides insights into police corruption
  • High growth forecast for Caribbean travel
  • AA to fly Boston-Santo Domingo
  • Jose Carreras at the National Theater
Thursday, 2 May 2002
  • Money laundering bill is law
  • Police chief wants AMET back
  • 69,500 jobs lost in 2001
  • Falconbridge to detour pipeline
  • 44-hour electoral holiday
  • Save Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Where¹s the plan?
  • Fighting sex slavery
  • Deadly bullets fired at late senator
  • Price war on Miami flights?
Wednesday, 1 May 2002
  • President to travel to Spain and Morocco
  • Senators want hotels in Bahia de las Aguilas
  • President on Jaquez’s re-election opinion
  • Interest rates up
  • Suppliers suffer from forced financing
  • City government owes RD$800 million
  • New flights to USA
  • Great fares to Europe
  • Go ahead for National Sports Games
  • Second youngest in the Big League
  • FIFA starts Goal Programme in DR
  • Jose Rijo is back in style
Tuesday, 30 April 2002
  • Money laundering bill back to zero?
  • Water supply restored
  • Dangerous motorcycles
  • Moncion Dam to generate power
  • Government revenues up 22%
  • Potential new gold site
  • President prefers to use loans 
  • Real estate bill could make things worse
  • Guilliani Cury to Washington?
  • High profitability for banks
  • The government elite
  • Yardstick to measure growth
  • Jaquez favors pushing for re-election
Friday, 26 April 2002
  • DR1 breaks for Labor Day
  • President exonerates Falconbridge
  • Dominican passports for Swiss-born children
  • US$25 million for zinc roofs
  • Collection of Pedro Henriquez Ureña works announced
  • Fernando Alvarez Bogaert to Washington
  • NGO commission to meet again
  • New deadline for removing bills
  • Social Security on the way
  • Colonel who wanted fast service suspended
  • Corrupt sergeant caught red-handed
  • Mortgages to cost more
  • Model United Nations for youths
  • 71,000 Dominicans in Florida
  • Placido Domingo concert on TV
  • Sosa bats his eighth homer
Thursday, 25 April 2002
  • What’s behind the salary debate
  • Who is Julio Cross?
  • The high cost of the Senate
  • Priorities for city hall
  • The non-candidate
  • Campaign innovation
  • Penalizing the “jevitos”
  • Pipeline breakages nothing new
  • AMET colonel wanted fast service
  • Book fair opens tonight
  • RD$1.7 billion for Pan Am Games
  • World marathon record-holder visits
Wednesday, 24 April 2002
  • Construction begins on Bani highway
  • Bahia de las Aguilas development conflict
  • Another government ministry
  • Wage increase rejected
  • A non-official holiday
  • Vacation time?
  • US Consulate takes a break
  • Importing natural gas
  • Vesuvio Restaurant founder passes away
  • A singer’s plight
  • Trujillo’s women to air tonight
  • Sosa vs. Bonds
Tuesday, 23 April 2002
  • Free eyeglasses program
  • Ceiling on Banreservas borrowing
  • Slight contamination of water supply
  • The best-paid employees
  • Half million voters relocated
  • Meet the city government candidates
  • Trade with the US declines
  • NY resident wants mistake corrected
  • Golf trade show could boost DR travel
  • Surfing, windsurfing & kiteboarding
Monday, 22 April 2002
  • Focus on nuclear transport ship
  • 10,141 new legal residents
  • Cost of the elections: RD$1.2 billion+
  • Solution for young voters problem
  • PRD avoids senatorial debate
  • Mejia picks on Fernandez
  • Boom in medium-priced property sales
  • Major water source closed down as precaution
  • Venezuela removes its ambassador
  • Teofilo Barreiro dies of a heart attack
  • Beaches family resort for Punta Cana
  • Lung diving world records set
Friday, 19 April 2002
  • Sabamar project gets EU dollars 
  • IDB to support agriculture sector 
  • Replacing a scientist with a politician
  • NGOs blame two government officers 
  • Peggy makes it to city candidates debate
  • Four men die in plane crash
  • Cleft lip operations benefit hundreds
  • Cristobal Marte to Pan Am Games
Thursday, 18 April 2002
  • AMET agents vs. traffic lights
  • PRSC deputies say no to more borrowing
  • Criminal procedures code passes
  • Deputies take extended leave of absence
  • Curious twist in the May election
  • Dominican nationality, please
  • Lawyers cannot abuse their position
  • President signs leaves of absence 
  • Making Santo Domingo more livable
  • Urban planners urge no more overpasses
  • Santiago-Port au Prince flight missing
Wednesday, 17 April 2002
  • Politics takes over Santo Domingo
  • Many new voters excluded from lists
  • Harsh judgment for violent lover
  • Test the electric meters
  • US$20 million for shipyard and new ships
  • Duty free books soon?
  • Leonel Fernandez to Venezuela
  • Dominicans in America conference
  • Birdwatchers Big Day
  • Sandals to build hotel in Punta Cana
  • Lung diving for world records
  • Dominican coaches in Major Leagues
Tuesday, 16 April 2002
  • President Mejia attends investment conference
  • 16 May election results schedule
  • Development of Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Norwegian forestry group opposes Guaigui Dam
  • More taxpayer money to finance politicians
  • Maternal and infant mortality 
  • Fireman’s children die in home blaze
  • Barahona city to get its beach
  • Washington, D.C. internship program
  • Placido Domingo at the National Theater
Monday, 15 April 2002
  • Ritz Carlton to invest in Punta Cana
  • Amhsa opens its first hotel in Bavaro
  • President to visit Jamaica
  • Venezuelan ambassador resigned?
  • Planting trees in Mirador del Este Park
  • AIDS is big threat to young women 
  • RD$45 million for Competitiveness Plan
  • Teachers sought for NY public schools
  • Falconbridge pipeline closed 
  • New campaign focus on the parties
Friday, 12 April 2002
  • Costa Rica summit watches Venezuela closely
  • Free trade impass with Costa Rica resolved 
  • Puerto Rico sends help to DR
  • Visas for Haitians to be reduced
  • Thousands of Haitian documents delivered
  • Homeless no more 
  • Youth meet to discuss AIDs
  • Four new ambassadors 
  • Exchange rate hits RD$18 in some sectors
  • Beras Goico in charge of Pan Am ceremonies
  • Chuck Mangione in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 11 April 2002
  • Trying to empty the jails
  • Human bones found in luggage
  • Carton plant destroyed by fire; area evacuated
  • New program aims to reduce blackouts
  • Spilled oil to be cleaned up by Friday
  • Central Bank inflation figures
  • Travel marketplace comes to Punta Cana
  • AA announces Punta Cana and Santiago flights
  • Carlos Ros presides over AmCham 
  • Dominican rider excels at equestrian event
Wednesday, 10 April 2002
  • An hour and a half to Samana
  • Control government spending
  • Tax relief for business sectors?
  • Many immigrate, few leave
  • Chamber of Deputies suspends its work
  • Military shopping trip to US
  • More Levis to be made here 
  • Dominicans support enforcement of traffic rules
  • DutchBird starts flights to the DR 
  • Luis Pujols to manage Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, 9 April 2002
  • Win-win situation for DR and Haiti
  • Rising petrol prices 
  • Using politicians’ nicknames
  • Polling the candidates for 2004
  • Falconbridge oil spill
  • Tourist air arrivals down 18.7% 
  • Mountain climbers were on ecological mission
Monday, 8 April 2002
  • Dominicans behind Pan Am Games
  • IMF report on Dominican debt
  • Dominican lender checked for money laundering
  • HR Watch asks DR: Don’t demand Haitian IDs
  • No Dominican press, please
  • Sidestepping legal procedures
  • Picking up the tab for Haitian births
  • Peggy leads in Hoy poll
  • Balaguer still most popular politician
  • Mountain climbers rescued
  • New Chilean ambassador
  • Study in Spain
  • Beach development for Bani
  • Tourism port for Puerto Plata
  • Orchids exhibition
Friday, 5 April 2002
  • 13 climbers located, not rescued
  • Taiwan donation for forests
  • World Bank team meets President
  • RD$296.5 million to finance election campaigns
  • Toll booths: the goose that laid the golden eggs?
  • Concession passed without review
  • A coup to Ministry of Environment head?
  • Focus on prostitution and AIDS in jails
  • The powers that be in the DR
  • Transport a big plus, job creation a big minus
  • Faith healing not black magic
  • A Dominican-Puerto Rican love story
Thursday, 4 April 2002
  • Georeferencing: a plus for real estate buying
  • Northwest Aqueduct loan passed
  • Caribbean military chiefs meet in Punta Cana
  • Protecting Peggy Cabral from the competition?
  • 75% plan to vote in May election
  • Governments do not like prefab housing
  • No black magic at Basilica
  • HRW director meets President Mejia 
  • 13 mountain climbers rescued
  • New office for electricity complaints
  • More than two million vehicles
  • Busy entertainment calendar
Wednesday, 3 April 2002
  • New ruling for commercial paper transactions
  • 64,000 jobs lost in economic slowdown
  • RD$73 million in commissions for military hospital loan
  • Missing mountain climbers
  • PRD leads in voter preference
  • PLD mayoral candidate Salcedo slams big payroll
  • Meet the candidates for mayor
  • Senators denounce unauthorized land clearing
  • Meeting of two former presidents
  • Sewn Products Equipment & Technology Expo
  • Name change for the Pollos del Cibao
Tuesday, 2 April 2002
  • Green light to preferential voting system
  • Government is banks’ biggest client
  • Letting the peso float?
  • Senator says President can’t veto a loan
  • Another US$38.7 million hospital loan
  • Cost of highway explained
  • Political cartoons
  • Lots believe government is corrupt
  • Easter weekend totals
  • Satanic cult ritual at Basilica La Altagracia 
  • Compay Segundo to perform here
  • Pavarotti concert cancelled
  • Bartolo Colon and Dominicans in Major Leagues 
  • Dominican chess players to Slovenia
Monday, 1 April 2002
  • 33 die over Easter weekend
  • Abducted children returned to mom
  • Taking a step backwards?
  • US$27 million to remodel Congress
  • Underground power cable for Colonial City
  • More benefits for government physicians
  • Outstanding Dominican physician passes away
  • Big earnings in bank commissions
  • 65% of Dominicans are pessimistic 
  • Priest banned from Channel 41
  • Clinton optimistic on DR future
  • Rich and famous vacation in DR
  • World class equestrian competition
  • Focus on the Major Leagues
Tuesday, 26 March 2002
  • DR1 takes a break for the Easter holidays
  • Placer Dome contract signed
  • What’s happening in the Bani dunes?
  • Borrowing from foreign commercial banks
  • Stray dog vaccination program
  • Teachers nor students heed order to classes
  • La Romana free zones closing
  • Let’s not export taxes
  • Peak occupancy at hotels
  • Abducted children thought to be in DR
  • Cuban-Americans protest in Monte Cristi
Monday, 25 March 2002
  • The candidates to senator
  • President Mejia meets with Bush
  • Low showing at trial election 
  • Toll free highways
  • Parking facilities for Colonial City and Santiago
  • Cement plant for the Southwest
  • Lawyer Tapia Espinal passes away
  • Good times for cocoa exports
  • Blue flag for Bayahibe
  • Clinton returns for a family vacation
Friday, 22 March 2002
  • Working on a free trade agreement with Canada
  • DR left out of opening trade talks in El Salvador 
  • A plea for Haiti
  • Five new parks 
  • Important bill to improve justice
  • New mega shopping center in La Romana
  • Selling lots of Brugal rum
  • New bank merger
  • Hard to explain crime
  • Goya etchings at the Museum of Modern Art
  • Best of Dominican Chess
  • Easter sports events in Boca Chica
Thursday, 21 March 2002
  • Foreigners to decide on Dominican migration?
  • Northwest Aqueduct passes in Senate
  • Smith Enron on the purchase of the plant
  • Placer Dome agreement approved
  • Dominican food for European babies
  • Six offspring from six spouses
  • Easter Week preparations
Wednesday, 20 March 2002
  • The economy is growing
  • The National Competitiveness Plan
  • Caterpillar Power Ventures in the DR
  • President travels to Mexico
  • A grand park for Santiago
  • Practice election set for Saturday
  • New drug laundering bill advances
  • Ecommerce bill moves in Congress
  • Michael Skol lobbying criticized
  • PRD nor PRSC meet women’s quota
  • Aeromar to fly into Santiago
  • Dominican trivia
Tuesday, 19 March 2002
  • President Mejia speaks up for free press
  • The sovereign bonds – secret of state
  • More on the plans to buy Smith-Enron plant
  • Paying the international telecom debt
  • Senators to work one day a week
  • Dominicans oppose government borrowing
  • Cibao International Airport opens 
  • Drivers education program
  • Dominican medals in the Pan Am Games
Monday, 18 March 2002
  • Registering the candidates for May
  • Campaigns for the non-candidates?
  • The best jobs in the city
  • Down the trees in the name of sports
  • Power distributor threatens to leave
  • High price for power company problems 
  • PLD officers out on bail
  • Renegotiating the Smith-Enron power plant deal?
  • Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza urges for more analytic press
  • It wasn’t Lightning
Friday, 15 March 2002
  • Fighting as an upside down cat
  • US companies ask Bush to include DR 
  • President keeps alive case against Camilo
  • The President at risk?
  • RD$1.5 billion more in certificates
  • Santiago police rescues peregrine falcon 
  • The most expensive highway
  • Dominicans not happy with Congress
  • Supreme Court works to continue
  • RD$32 million for Puerto Plata schools
  • Government distributes white taxis
  • Bon launches Malta Morena ice cream
  • Antique Car exhibition
  • Vazquez Raña-Hipolito meeting cancelled
Thursday, 14 March 2002
  • Clinton expected on Monday
  • 15 senators requested hospital
  • Grey area benefits teachers union
  • Price cuts by generators do not reach consumers
  • When will the Power Superintendence act?
  • PRSC ranked first among political parties
  • Subervi disputes PRD ballot choices
  • Rafael Camilo defamation suit discarded
  • The good intentions of the Presidents
  • Customs department messenger located
  • Fighting for their green areas
  • Edenorte sentenced to pay for negligence
  • Marital woes for El Pacha
  • RD$34 million to build sports venues
Wednesday, 13 March 2002
  • Constitutional reform to be discussed again
  • Deputies’ privileges
  • Deputies pass consular invoice bill
  • Controversial loan project
  • The legal status of teachers’ union
  • New Emergency Operation Center
  • More on Dominican politics poll
  • Comfort Inn to be built here
  • Real estate sales down
  • Making Santo Domingo more attractive
  • National Theater doors to close at 8:30 pm 
  • NBA City coming to Santo Domingo
  • Major League Baseball games in Santo Domingo?
Tuesday, 12 March 2002
  • New Minister of Finance
  • PRD leads nationwide in preferences
  • Private management of preschools?
  • Power companies’ new practice
  • Government indifference to power abuses
  • Expensive power curtails development 
  • Mejia’s criticism leads to media self-censorship
  • More action, less words to fight poverty
  • Foreign telecom companies interested in DR
  • The best in sports
Monday, 11 March 2002
  • Honoring Dominican women
  • Go ahead for Santiago highway
  • Government jobs for the losers
  • The perils of military promotions
  • Improving the quality of education
  • Penn, Schoen & Berland poll
  • What Dominicans want most: jobs
  • Demos 2001 Survey findings 
  • Buying more appliances
  • Fuel prices up 
  • 27% increase in cost of goods
  • Price of bread to double
Friday, 8 March 2002
  • DR and Costa Rica settle FTA differences
  • 0.4% inflation in February
  • New Dominican-German Center
  • Japan donates US$5.3 million
  • “Build the hospital with your own money.”
  • Blind center could close on Monday
  • Successful bone marrow transplants
  • Dominicans do not back Pan Am Games
  • Dominicans drank less whisky in 2001
  • Disney on Ice comes to town
  • Mike Tyson trains in Hawaii
  • Night of merengue and salsa
Thursday, 7 March 2002
  • President on the exercise of power
  • 8,856 military promoted
  • US$90.7 million more in government loans
  • Focus on the Chamber of Accounts
  • How did he get the job?
  • Voters in National District
  • Campaign to revise US Census of Dominicans
  • American Airlines to add new flights
  • Pan Am to fly again to DR
  • Tourism industry woes
  • Used clothing imports from Haiti
  • June Rosemberg passes away
  • Danny Almonte puts focus on ball players
  • Calendar events
Wednesday, 6 March 2002
  • Moving ahead on the Hispaniola Fund plan
  • Emam Zade recommends joining NAFTA
  • Modernizing shipping in the DR
  • Borrowing blitz in first day of legislature
  • Senate renovates Chamber of Accounts
  • Where is the messenger?
  • Cesar Medina quits campaigning for senator
  • Looking for a Latin American leader
  • Three lost at sea rescued
Tuesday, 5 March 2002
  • Focus on the Human Rights Practices Report
  • Some NGOs will not be taxed
  • Documenting Haitian nationals
  • Ecstasy seizures increase
  • The National Housing Plan 
  • The battle of the press
  • Birthday party celebration
Monday, 4 March 2002
  • Military to teach at public schools?
  • Great years for the military
  • Rehab center still awaits its subsidy
  • Three main parties will go it alone
  • President to travel to Mexico 
  • President Mejia to meet Pan Am Games President
  • Milo Jimenez goes to Pan Am Organizing Committee
  • Don’t forget the athletes
  • New taxes cause small business bankruptcies
  • High taxes are biggest business worry
  • Consumer Trust Index
  • DR is big consumer of codfish
Friday, 1 March 2002
  • Focus on Balaguer and alliances
  • Teachers’ strike continues
  • Money arrives for daycares and orphanages
  • Who prepared the speech?
  • PRD says 600,000 voted in primaries
  • Focus on the Competitiveness Plan
  • DR to participate in San Salvador talks
  • OAS secretary on Haitian situation
  • Mario Vargas Llosa gets Dominican award
  • Johnny Ventura celebrates 45 years in music
  • Lord of the Rings to open in Santo Domingo
  • Julio Bocca at the National Theater
Thursday, 28 February 2002
  • President supports Competitiveness Plan
  • President Mejia on government borrowing
  • An optimistic President Mejia 
  • More from Mejia’s speech
  • Senate agenda
  • Shortened budget report
  • In defense of neighborhood park areas
  • Who’s to blame?
  • NGOs protest paying taxes
  • Missing scientists found
  • The winners of the Independence Cycling Tour
Tuesday, 26 February 2002
  • DR1 to take a break tomorrow
  • Public school teachers go on strike again 
  • NGOs now to be taxed
  • Peggy would negotiate candidacy with Balaguer
  • Embassy can’t move until 2008
  • La Vega carnival industry
  • New ambassadors
  • Cibao Airport set for mid-April opening
  • American Eagle cancels Barahona flight
  • Toño Rosario in the Grammy Awards
  • Felipe Rojas Alou to the Escogido
  • Independence Cycling Tour
Monday, 25 February 2002
  • European Union backs DR
  • DR could buy petroleum from Ecuador
  • Government rules against large business
  • Did he resign or not?
  • New rector at the UASD
  • Where is the nun’s money going?
  • Senators to seek re-election
  • Undercover operation catches phone fraud 
  • American Eagle up for sale
  • NYTimes focuses on Dominican culture 
  • On the Placido Domingo concert
Friday, 22 February 2002
  • Tax evaders and tax collections
  • Teachers’ pension plan funds missing
  • Minister of Public Health should resign
  • New director at Dario Contreras 
  • Editorial on government money priorities
  • Corruption in government
  • Moving the US Embassy?
  • Why did Senator Najri lose?
  • Estimated 300,000 Dominican voters in NY
  • Interest rates start to climb
  • In favor of a single currency market
  • Housing sales up
  • Carnival celebrations
  • Jose Carreras to perform in Santo Domingo
  • Cycling Tour update
  • Weekend tournament in La Romana
Thursday, 21 February 2002
  • President travels to Ecuador
  • Caucedo port gets official start
  • Mejia wants the “millions of Chanflan”
  • Luis Miguel concert a hit
  • Candelier denies agents will apply fines
  • No eviction for zoo squatters
  • Free trade negotiations
  • PRSC prepares to form alliances
  • Alliances with minority parties?
  • Leonel Fernandez criticizes US war economy
  • CHA president on Bahia de las Aguilas
  • AES announces sale of power plants 
  • Mirabal sisters’ assassin dies
  • Coldplay rock star in DR
  • Mike Tyson to train in DR
  • Arrendel’s extraordinary comeback
Wednesday, 20 February 2002
  • NY politics comes to DR
  • AMET agents cannot legally impose fines
  • Day care center closings
  • US$19.6 million loans to buy Spanish tractors
  • Political pilgrimages to 25 Maximo Gomez
  • Fernandez gets green light for PRSC negotiation
  • Haitian IDs only for adults
  • AES asset sales respond to problems in US
  • Salma Hayek praises Mirabal sisters
  • Luis Miguel live show on TV
  • Venezuelan wins first stage of cycling tour
Tuesday, 19 February 2002
  • NY Governor visits
  • Focus on a seven-year-old
  • Garbage defeats Ventura
  • No confiscation of licenses
  • 95% use seat belts
  • PRD candidates for May election
  • Dario Contreras director resigns
  • Let the market decide how many hotel rooms to build
  • Plan to improve Sosua Beach
  • Salma Hayek in Santo Domingo
  • Pavarotti tickets for sale
  • 45,000 to see Luis Miguel
Monday, 18 February 2002
  • Driver requirements to be enforced
  • Interest rates will not increase, says CB Governor 
  • 92% of Dominicans live in urban areas
  • US$11 million for 11 helicopters
  • Hotel offer far exceeds demand
  • Second round for state university election
  • PRD to announce results of primary today
  • Peace Corps celebrates 40th anniversary in DR
  • Name change for the DR?
  • Come meet the ostriches
  • Ozzie Smith visits today
Friday, 15 February 2002
  • Don’t try to bribe an AMET agent
  • President Mejia meets with Candelier
  • Pay up or get out of government-built dwellings
  • Haitians use free medical services
  • NY Governor’s agenda in Santo Domingo
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton to visit
  • Business sectors on new treasury certificates
  • Florida policeman dies in parachute accident
  • 2002 Carnival 
  • Sandcastle-building time in Cabarete
Thursday, 14 February 2002
  • Electoral campaign officially opens today
  • From one extreme to another
  • Government authorizes increase in sugar prices
  • Anti-dumping law signed
  • In favor of exchange rate unification
  • President Mejia to visit Colombia and Ecuador
  • Who will be the PRD senate candidate? 
  • Fewer travelers in January
  • Helados Bon to distribute Walls ice cream
  • AES Ede Este affected by home company woes
  • Pavarotti in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 13 February 2002
  • Innovation is key to success in tourism
  • Ministry of Tourism annual awards 
  • The Santo Domingo News founder is honored
  • New tourist card entry
  • Power Superintendent answers AES Ede Este
  • Two more bridges over Ozama River?
  • More helicopters for the Army?
  • Compensating for the floating peso
  • Slums encroaching on Zoo
  • Morning-after pill controversy
  • Tita Hasbun explains dress label incident
  • Dominican becomes first Latino general manager
Tuesday, 12 February 2002
  • New green areas to be created
  • Teachers strike continues
  • Internal division within Central Electoral Board
  • New Jersey governor to visit
  • New city hotel
  • 10,500 hopefuls to PRD candidacies
  • Dominican cigar exports
  • Casandra Awards winners
Monday, 11 February 2002
  • President urges Candelier to control himself
  • Mejia takes the power companies side
  • Open skies policy being implemented
  • To strike or not to strike
  • Martinez favors mass transport system
  • Manufacturing twin plants for border towns
  • A PRD elephant tied up behind Balaguer’s house?
  • Tension on Flight 619
  • Argentina to close its Dominican Embassy
  • Mexico wins the Caribbean Series
  • Casandra Awards tonight
Friday, 8 February 2002
  • RD$500 fines for not wearing seatbelts
  • President warns teachers their wages could be cut
  • DR asks to be included in regional free trade talks
  • Doctors protest delays in subsidy payments
  • Rice producers protest border contraband
  • Low inflation in January
  • GDP growth of 6% in 2002
  • Bank interest rates take a leap
  • Bad news for Johnny Ventura
  • Johnny Ventura prepares anniversary bash
  • Baby sea lion born in Punta Cana 
  • DR stays alive in Caribbean Series
Thursday, 7 February 2002
  • New York Governor to visit
  • Supreme Court rules on electoral dispute
  • City Hall seeks loan to pay garbage debt
  • Sovereign bonds commission has yet to meet
  • Lessons in how to avoid bottlenecks
  • Wear your seat belt
  • PRD rejects Nazir Atallah as senator 
  • Balaguer chooses his candidates
  • Helping Dominican children
  • Falconbridge resumes production
  • Mother wins suit against Edesur
  • Ten new free zone industries
  • Forum to discuss future of free zones
  • Sell out expected for Luis Miguel concert
  • Last chance for DR in Caribbean Series
Wednesday, 6 February 2002
  • Integrating as a regional trading block
  • Costa Rica and DR to start free trade
  • President says he would run in 2008, not 2004 
  • Closing down noisy shops
  • Businessmen urge government to cut spending 
  • Explaining the dollar’s climb
  • Felix Jose stars in Caribbean Series 
Tuesday, 5 February 2002
  • President Mejia travels to Belize for one-day meeting
  • Time to join Caricom and SICA?
  • 200 million euros from European Union 
  • PRD president defends Mejia government
  • PRSC politician agrees with Fernandez
  • Didier Schuller returns to France
  • The lucrative business of politics
  • Police nab drug dealer in Puerto Plata
  • Valentine’s Day benefit
  • Good year for Juana Arrendel
  • DR loses to Mexico in Caribbean Baseball Series
Monday, 4 February 2002
  • Tax exemption on wages increased
  • President Mejia: no more raises in government
  • Propane gas frauds will be tried
  • Listin: Government made inappropriate use of bonds money
  • Leonel Fernandez: PRD is mortgaging the country
  • Government borrowing could force interest rates up
  • 35% decline in La Romana free zone jobs
  • Remittances expected to decline
  • Gasoline station owners want to sell liquor
  • Licey vs. Mexico today
Friday, 1 February 2002
  • Aviation Board rules in favor of competition
  • France to request Schuller’s extradition
  • Reasons for peso’s declining value
  • Emam Zade: “Peso was overvalued”
  • Blaming department heads for late paychecks
  • Government payroll eats biggest chunk of revenues
  • President resigns from PRI
  • Vladimir Guerrero: Caribbean Series big attraction
Thursday, 31 January 2002
  • Licey: Champion 2001-2002
  • A case of mistaken identity
  • Presidency office to manage bond money
  • Dominicans can fly charter
  • Guillo Perez and Candido Bido together with Pavarotti
  • American Eagle’s Barahona connection
  • Record highs for US dollar
  • Fuel savings offset lull in tourism revenues
  • Jorge Volpi coming for 2002 Book Fair
Wednesday, 30 January 2002
  • AMET at work
  • Learning from the Argentine crisis 
  • Senate president warns against more loans
  • Macroeconomic stability, regardless of who is in power
  • Using bonds money for social programs?
  • Government moves to detect fraud in fuel sales
  • Extradition treaty to be approved
  • US wants DR to hold tenders for major public works
  • Resignation of Nicaraguan consul to be accepted
  • Only 12% of Haitians living in DR have documentation
  • The most exciting final baseball series
Tuesday, 29 January 2002
  • 2.5%-3% GDP growth in 2001
  • AMET to remove street vendors
  • School assistance program resumes today
  • US$141 million loan for northwestern aqueduct
  • Honorary consul may be fired
  • Government not saving to pay off sovereign bonds
  • Economist says government needs to restrain spending
  • Visual pollution as politics takes hold of city
  • Better days for sugar industry in DR
  • Aguilas could become league champs today
Monday, 28 January 2002
  • Official rate to float
  • Government is main obstacle to exports
  • Foreign debt payments on schedule
  • Four key farming projects on hold
  • Didier Schuller is still here
  • President Mejia optimistic on alliances
  • Jaquez arrested, relatives say he is the wrong man
  • Buy your hands-free mobile phone adaptor now
  • Doctors don’t like controls
  • 91-year-old writer receives Literature Award
  • Social trip to Puerto Rico turns into scandal
  • Honorary consul suspected of money laundering
  • New Spanish ambassador
  • Lots of talk, little action
  • Airfare competition on Miami route
  • PhDs to debate the issues on new TV Show
  • The rising cost of VIP service
  • Rod Stewart booked for Altos de Chavon
  • Licey gives the Aguilas big battle
  • Lots happening in the DR
Friday, 25 January 2002
  • Balaguer says no to alliance with PRD
  • No report on use of sovereign bonds money yet
  • Kmart investment in DR is still on
  • Mayor short of money to pay garbage bills
  • Carlos Alberto Montaner on Haiti
  • Users complain of power bill increases despite long blackouts
  • TV show to provide new insight into the issues
  • Mondesi stars in opening of baseball finals
Thursday, 24 January 2002
  • Candelier gives in to influential unions?
  • US$181 million to build new dam
  • Contradictions over new highway deal
  • San Pedro port gets a start
  • Suspect in Senator's death could be in US
  • French fugitive left DR for Bahamas
  • Challenge to new police chief
  • Big projects to bring progress to Santiago
  • Tourism stats for Punta Cana
  • Handicraft Center for Bayahibe-Dominicus
  • Hertell advocates alternatives to all-inclusives
  • Taiwan ambassador decorated
  • Mexicana offers great fares to Miami
  • Floor nearly sold out in Pavarotti concert
  • Baseball finals calendar
Wednesday, 23 January 2002
  • President decorates five women who fought Trujillo
  • AMET regulates use of overpasses
  • Japanese to help Dominican fishing industry
  • 2,008 government posts
  • Russian-made helicopters for the Army?
  • FBI investigates Senator’s death
  • More details on use of sovereign bond money, please
  • Kmart bankruptcy expected to affect DR investment
  • All judges should retire at 75
  • Didier Schuller is missing
  • Mejia shrugs off financial burden of Pan Am Games
  • The evolution of Haiti in art
  • Biodiversity congress
  • Japanese art at the Museum of Dominican Man
  • Circus on the Malecon
  • Taiwan business event
  • Dominican rock show
  • Rubby Perez at the National Theater
  • Analyzing the future of the free zone industry
  • Estrellas eliminated
Tuesday, 22 January 2002
  • Bishop says corruption is worst enemy
  • President Mejia touchy about sovereign bonds
  • Don’t read the newspapers every day
  • President tells Leonel “Mind your own business.”
  • President relaunches his social program
  • From paquetazo to paquetico, says Leonel
  • Leonel Fernandez: new PLD President 
  • Money in circulation up 35% in 2001
  • Where did travel advertising funds go?
  • Banana exports up
  • French fugitive lived here
  • Dr. Benoit passes away
  • Placido Domingo booked for 16 April
  • A hole-in-one prizewinner
  • Vladimir Guerrero goes to bat for the Estrellas
Friday, 18 January 2002
  • New cars can wait to get inspection stickers
  • OMSA buses get their lanes back
  • Government takes another loan
  • Contradictions regarding RD$300 welfare program
  • Record decline in hotel occupancy
  • DR still does better than rest of Caribbean
  • Trade impasse with Costa Rica continues
  • Controversial privatization of highway
  • New York Times was wrong
  • Trade corridor sought for Haiti
  • It’s official, Codetel is Codetel
  • Bank statements by mobile phone
  • Martin Duran denies seeing skin color
  • Richard Clayderman to perform in Santo Domingo
  • The three tenors come to Santo Domingo?
  • Licey leaps to second place
Thursday, 17 January 2002
  • President Aristide in the DR
  • JCE offices in Miami and Spain
  • DR to coordinate ACP trade negotiations
  • Better system for vehicle inspections considered
  • PRD primary set for Sundays in February
  • Who did it? Osama bin Laden?
  • Business advertising down, government advertising up
  • Pavarotti at the National Theater
  • DR1 relaunches its Calendar Page
  • Aguilas maintain their lead
Wednesday, 16 January 2002
  • President of Haiti visits today
  • RD$40 million in unfair billing
  • Congressional agenda?
  • Child labor poll grim 
  • Use of sovereign bonds money
  • Freedom of speech case
  • Leaving Haiti up to the DR
  • Head of public medicine program seriously injured
  • Government corruption?
  • Scandal unfolds in Senator’s murder
  • XVI Juan Marichal Golf Classic
  • Estrellas tie with the Aguilas
Tuesday, 15 January 2002
  • Indotel releases new guidelines for claims
  • Why mothers welfare program was suspended
  • JCE judges disagree
  • Contesting a JCE decision
  • PLD warning: more new loans coming
  • More on the murder of Senator Gomez
  • Hubieres to mobilize “scrap iron” cars
  • Kent and Belmont cigarettes launched here
  • Clearance sales in Santo Domingo
  • Merengue man arrested for wearing army uniform
  • Whale-watching in Samana
  • The 21 January long weekend
  • Pan Am Games get new offices
  • Licey hangs on in baseball 
Monday, 14 January 2002
  • President Hipolito Mejia comments on judges
  • What happened to the Paquetazo Social?
  • School age illiteracy
  • Cibao airport opening now set for March
  • More Casandra Awards nominees
  • Aguilas vs. Estrellas in the baseball finals?
Friday, 11 January 2002
  • Drastic reduction in dangerous boat trips
  • Restructuring the Dominican police
  • Private jail for traffic violators
  • New senator for Santiago Rodriguez
  • More loans passed by the Senate
  • RD$5 billion borrowed from Dominican commercial banks
  • Warning against increased spending and borrowing
  • Haitian opposition protests Aristide’s visit
  • Winning a case against the power distributor
  • Casandra Awards nominations
  • Estrellas: No one can stop us
Thursday, 10 January 2002
  • North satellite to be built at Las Americas Airport
  • More aggressive role for Cedopex?
  • 6% salary increase for government employees
  • President Mejia visits Cuban ambassador 
  • Central Bank to intervene in exchange market
  • Caucedo Port gets okay
  • Police chief visits head of Supreme Court
  • Twice as many employees fired in 2001
  • Mejia to meet PRD president
  • JCE revokes decision on minority parties
  • Will Bush visit the DR in 2002?
  • The Estrellas take off
Wednesday, 9 January 2002
  • New police chief
  • Candelier returns to AMET
  • New date for Aristide’s visit
  • Work advancing on Santiago-Navarette
  • Attorney General appoints commission
  • Donate your organs
  • Debating the urban renewal
  • Clash within the PRD continues
  • Placido Domingo & Dominican songs
  • Rodeo in Punta Cana
  • Aguilas lose their first game in six
Tuesday, 8 January 2002
  • Candelier transferred to AMET
  • Senators retaliate?
  • Constitutional reform is closed case for PRSC
  • JCE announces RD$20 million advertising campaign
  • Violating rules to issue pardons
  • Join the US Army
  • Semi-finals continue today
  • Finally, you can get a dr1 link!
Monday, 7 January 2002
  • Life returning to normal after the holidays
  • President Aristide arrives 14 January
  • Year-end inflation: 4.38% 
  • One paycheck only for government employees
  • Check your money
  • Back problems or depression?
  • Natural gas to fuel Los Minas plants
  • Aguilas maintain their lead
Friday, 4 January 2002
  • Supreme Court annuls constitutional reform law
  • Census now set for July
  • New roads commission to prepare 10-year plan
  • Looking for place to send Guy Philippe
  • Minister of Tourism disputes lack of governmental support for Tourism
  • CAB says it has not been partial to American Eagle
  • More dollar transactions go to the free market
  • Synchronizing the DR trade negotiating team
  • More on the case of the pardoned drug dealer
  • 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games events to be held here
  • Licey and Aguilas continue to lead baseball semi-finals
Thursday, 3 January 2002
  • President disputes lack of government support to tourism
  • AA must have good connections in DR
  • AES says 2002 will be a good year for power sector
  • Santo Domingo Stock Exchange in 2001
  • The 2002 business challenge
  • Unemployment up in 2001
  • Significant reduction in death toll over the holidays
  • Rethinking prison term pardons
  • People like the new look of DR1
  • Aguilas and Licey win their first games
Wednesday, 2 January 2002
 

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