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Thursday, 28 December 2006
  • DR1 breaks for the New Year
  • 2007 is Year of the Book
  • President and former PM
  • Budget goes to Congress
  • Fiscal reform soon law
  • Forcing contraband
  • Legislators approve metro money
  • No drinking and driving
  • Still in the dark
  • Senasa ironies
  • The failing talk of politicians
  • Good news for retirees
  • EU repatriates Dominicans
  • Attempted murder case moves slowly
  • Taking a chance at sea
  • Datocentro must pay
  • Baseball update
  • Baseball Round Robin
Wednesday, 27 December 2006
  • Tax reform goes to committee
  • Senate passes austerity bill
  • New health superintendent
  • Secretaria de Hacienda
  • IDB hands over US$40 million
  • Money for the metro
  • DR invests minimum in education
  • Drinking relaxed for holidays
  • Electoral Board hit hard by fake IDs
  • DR trade deficit grows
  • Free zones
  • Christmas toll down from 2005
  • Incest may have incited murder
  • More arrested in jewelry heist
  • Baseball Wrap Up
Thursday, 21 December 2006
  • DR1 breaks for the holidays
  • Dominican Day
  • Politics a la dominicana
  • Money for power
  • Aviation bill passes
  • Reform to the Chamber of Deputies
  • Beer tax still too high
  • Where's the rest of the report?
  • Hair program talk
  • Drug sentencing "a farce"
  • Progress in pensions fraud case?
  • Credit card fraud caught
  • Taiwan to fund burns unit
  • Murder sentence lifted
  • Firefighters don't return
  • Jobs for Haiti
  • Baseball update
  • A taste of Christmas
Wednesday, 20 December 2006
  • IMF and DR reach understanding
  • Family Health Plan gets green light
  • The inside story of the meeting
  • Senate passes tax plan
  • RD$300 million for National Library
  • Yipetocracia
  • New government auditors
  • An expensive political fight
  • Opposition to premature campaigning
  • President distributes Christmas boxes
  • Betting on LNG?
  • INTEL inside?
  • Delta Airlines fights breast cancer
  • AMET handed out 1,700 per day
  • Serious crime down for 2006
  • Shakira shakes the stadium
  • Baseball update
Tuesday, 19 December 2006
  • JCE reduces cost of services
  • Appealing to Dominican women?
  • Fiscal reform to Senate today
  • Out of sight, out of mind
  • Fiscal reforms for Christmas
  • PetroCaribe agreement renewed
  • Pensions scandal: I did my part...
  • Solidarity reveals ID problem
  • DNI reveals JCE culprits
  • Prosecutors appeal judge's decision
  • Technical problems affect phones
  • Ash case will go to court
  • Imposter caught, hostages let go
  • US donates equipment
  • German measles goal reached
  • Shakira's here
  • The pride of Guachupita
  • Baseball updates
Monday, 18 December 2006
  • Government to increase school spending
  • Government to save a lot on subsidy cut
  • 28-01 is safe for now
  • Alvarez Bogaert criticizes DR tax policies
  • Leon Group warns of less tax income
  • More fly ash than previously thought
  • Generators owed US$100 million
  • Valdez gets a clean up
  • Results from the Hamilton-Listin Poll
  • Mourning Marco Midence
  • Baseball update
Friday, 15 December 2006
  • Public opinion governs
  • The Lion king
  • Dominicans on re-election
  • President presents choices
  • More consular reductions
  • HOMS 2007
  • Continued growth
  • GLP details
  • Reform still not accepted
  • Manning on the reform
  • Get your walking shoes
  • JCE cuts excess spending
  • Electricity credit
  • Get those US passports
  • US pedophile caught
  • More drugs
  • Gas explosion injures many
  • Felle does good work
  • Baseball updates
Thursday, 14 December 2006
  • 2007 budget
  • Tax department reminder
  • Presidential gallery
  • Responding to business
  • Central Bank details
  • Savings and loans troubles
  • More money for JCE, please
  • Who's to blame?
  • Political strong-arm: Part II
  • First Lady fares well in poll
  • Danilo, Candelier in 2008
  • Looking to stop re-election
  • Drug bust
  • Sextuplets doing well
  • Baseball updates
Wednesday, 13 December 2006
  • Fernandez fares well in poll
  • Coastline use to be regulated
  • UNDP to draw concessionaire rulings
  • New airfields and Isabela's success
  • Bad grades for power companies
  • Fixed wages for Civil Registrar Officers
  • Business insists on no more taxes
  • New free zone companies
  • More firings in free zones
  • A plea for Rio San Juan
  • JCE to monitor primaries
  • High ranking for Jose Tomas Perez
  • The PLD pre-candidates
Tuesday, 12 December 2006
  • Error leads to concern
  • Debating the reform
  • IMF postpones revision
  • World Bank gives loan
  • Customs: It's us or them
  • Response to the congressional mission
  • DR-CAFTA "not in jeopardy"
  • Japanese donation
  • Dominican American in Florida election
  • Collapse and the DR
  • Complicity in power cables theft
  • Goico can't leave
  • JCE swindled
  • Penal code needs change
  • Foreign drug dealers released
  • In & out
  • Gooooooooooooooal!
  • Cops? Where?
  • Political strong-arm
  • Baseball news
Monday, 11 December 2006
  • New beach for Cabarete
  • Morales asks US to care for Haiti
  • US mission on the bateyes
  • Irregular Dominican consuls
  • Cops work for Safe Christmas
  • New hospital working hard
  • ED medications will require Rx
  • Abreu pleads for border
  • Asonahores on incentives law
  • Rectors want high priority for education
  • Oil spill cleaned up
  • DR imports tons of pepper
  • Danger for DR banana markets
  • Lots of places to gamble
  • Baseball
Friday, 08 December 2006
  • DR ready for DR-CAFTA
  • Studying the DR-CAFTA
  • DR and Mercosur
  • The Junta in the US
  • Lockward fired
  • Customs bust
  • Doctors get their money
  • Salomon gets apology
  • Bribery still a problem
  • Confidence in government
  • Resolution sputters
  • Diesel tax to affect all business
  • AIRD opposes wishy-washy austerity
  • US surgeons help Dominican children
  • DNCD makes more arrests
  • Spelling bee champ
  • Big Papi has a big heart
  • Baseball updates
Thursday, 07 December 2006
  • Fernandez inaugurates San Juan projects
  • RD$4.5 billion for Christmas
  • Opposition to the reform
  • Austerity doubts
  • Car cost to increase
  • FTZ in trouble
  • PetroCaribe explanation request
  • Intolerance in the government
  • Sugar cane without Haitians
  • Doctors' strike over
  • Harvard and Unibe
  • Give him his job back
  • Bad news for beer drinkers
  • Cable caused telecom problems
  • Nine children die from stray bullets
  • Increase in poverty
  • Baseball updates
Wednesday, 06 December 2006
  • President enacts Protection Law
  • What are these new taxes?
  • AIRD okays speech, but...
  • JCE to fire 1,000
  • Tourism and free zones help the rich
  • Need water
  • Dominicans getting fatter?
  • Topco allies with Cuesta
  • Cops jail group that tricked travelers
  • Baseball
Tuesday, 05 December 2006
  • Let's talk reform
  • Reasons for the deficit
  • Speculation is king
  • France lends a hand
  • Clearing things up
  • Indotel inaugurates centers
  • Leonel Fernandez, the street vendor
  • SOMO case heats up
  • Counterfeit currency in Santiago
  • It's OK to steal?
  • Tying up mules
  • Jail for murderers
  • Praia re-opens
  • Investment for Miches
  • Baseball updates
Monday, 04 December 2006
  • Fernandez to address the nation tonight
  • Solar power to get a boost
  • Verizon paid US$170 million
  • Coal-fired generators still up in the air
  • CDEEE submits proposal for law
  • Autopista Duarte detour
  • Airports get ready for Christmas crush
  • Nice work if you can get it
  • Police solve kidnapping and murder
  • Unions halt traffic to the Cibao
  • Counterfeiters caught
  • Baseball
Friday, 01 December 2006
  • Verizon agreement reached
  • Fiscal reform announcement
  • Cutting costs
  • Metro section finished
  • DR again offers to help Haiti
  • Leonel vs. Medina 2007?
  • Law hasn't been applied
  • DR-CAFTA congressional visit
  • Coral to Globalia talks
  • Ugly scenes as bus service halted
  • Wait to be illegal
  • Drug bust
  • World AIDS day
  • Jazzy's owners in jail
  • He's back
  • Baseball updates
Thursday, 30 November 2006
  • Fernandez meets with investors
  • IDB loan
  • Doctors suspended
  • Army birthday
  • Same old problem
  • Mums the word
  • Price checks on the way
  • New leader for Conep
  • Thieves in the night
  • It wasn't worth it
  • Hope for drug addicts
  • Couple rescued
  • March against AIDS
  • What crisis?
  • Marcos Diaz
  • More Gallup
  • Joan Jett at Hard Rock
  • Baseball updates
Wednesday, 29 November 2006
  • Fernandez to address the nation, again
  • CONEP and the IMF did not meet
  • Chicks for toy guns
  • Senate advances on DR-CAFTA
  • Law deans propose changes to the SCJ
  • Michelen defends territorial law
  • Today's favorites for 2008
  • Hertell's "other" comments
  • High operating costs take many off line
  • Verizon and government still talking
  • Administrator arrested in Jazzy fire
  • Shakira tickets
  • Baseball stuff
  • Last night's games
Tuesday, 28 November 2006
  • Leonel will visit US
  • Music Museum
  • "Eco Red" launched
  • What's happened to Leonel?
  • Fiscal reform update
  • Debt: an obstacle for solutions
  • No to illegal children
  • Increased protection
  • Coming out against homosexuality
  • Nightclub tragedy
  • Austrian citizen murdered
  • Viva el Merengue winner
  • Baseball news
Monday, 27 November 2006
  • Government spending overload
  • Industry to talk to IMF
  • No new loans
  • JCE to reduce charges
  • Snow in Santo Domingo?
  • Low rent
  • New maritime limits controversy
  • Hertell's remarks upset many
  • Latest Gallup-Hoy poll
  • Dominican priorities
  • Convicted, not jailed
  • Sextuplets nearing birthday
  • Viva el Merengue final
  • Winter league baseball
Friday, 24 November 2006
  • Renewable energy
  • Awarding quality
  • Modernizing the JCE
  • AIRD proposed spending cuts
  • 30% education deficit
  • DR: second to last place
  • The high cost of reckless driving
  • Vimenca details
  • Police rescue minor
  • Tourist thief caught
  • Getting ready
  • The Vanessa Foundation
  • Using biometrics
  • Baseball scores and standings
  • Rossellini film festival
Thursday, 23 November 2006
  • Looking for help
  • Conep: were are not convinced
  • Seasonal hotel operation?
  • DR-CAFTA still not ready
  • Farewell, Hertell
  • Helping to stop terrorists
  • JCE news
  • Who's who at the JCE
  • Sosa's highway moving along
  • Centennial subsidiary sold
  • A tourist influx
  • Piantini thieves caught
  • Vimenca gets robbed
  • Alert: Green
  • Day after pill as contraceptive
  • Shakira at the Olimpico
  • Dominican volleyball sneaks medal
  • Baseball scores and standings
Wednesday, 22 November 2006
  • Leonel and the Haitian border
  • Need for attention to Haitian migration
  • Another $150 million loan
  • JCE judges announced
  • Senate turns down new province
  • Deputies recess for the rest of the week
  • Cheap politics affects the energy sector
  • A call for austerity not taxes
  • Unnecessary government posts
  • More kids with pensions
  • Four students wounded
  • Baseball results
Tuesday, 21 November 2006
  • Waiting on the President
  • Bengoa goes to Washington
  • The troops are leaving
  • Tourism and business oppose reform
  • UASD on wheels
  • Salary hike
  • E-paychecks
  • Advancing in science
  • Complacent judges
  • Grupo Leon lets Marlboro go
  • Remembering our history
  • New book
  • Baseball updates
Monday, 20 November 2006
  • Leonel pushes for joint elections in 2012
  • Bengoa's announcement creates a stir
  • IMF wants an end to subsidies
  • How about cutting...
  • Jeepetas for UASD employees
  • Emergency rooms nearly empty
  • Verizon admits negotiating
  • Danilo's first billboard is up
  • DR 6th on regional globalization index
  • Most births in the East are Haitian
  • Thirteen kids benefit from surgery
  • National Music Week
  • Alfonso Soriano is a billionaire
  • Weekend Baseball roundup
Friday, 17 November 2006
  • Reforming the reform
  • New taxes - major blow to tourism
  • Sports betting untouched by tax increases
  • Debt increase
  • Buses getting money
  • Possible agreement on Verizon sale
  • JCE rumor mill
  • Border development
  • C4I makes debut
  • Passport price reduction
  • Strike goes unnoticed
  • Drug trafficker extradited
  • Flyers be aware
  • US$500,000 for Baseball Classic
  • Baseball updates
Thursday, 16 November 2006
  • Tax increase details lacking
  • Business sector rejects tax reform
  • Neither rectification nor austerity
  • Money talk
  • Free cancer care
  • Legislators get to keep their cake
  • Amable's circus
  • Dominican politics
  • Operation: Dumas I
  • Preparing for the Christmas season
  • No support for strike
  • Malian murder mystery
  • Caribbean firefighters meet
  • No jail for Quita Tenis
  • Baseball standings
Wednesday, 15 November 2006
  • The Speech
  • Metro to get US$90-100m in 2007
  • Senate passes DR-CAFTA
  • World Bank says DR needs changes
  • Needed: 1000 slots for new doctors
  • Objections to JCE magistrates
  • PC on JCE judge selection
  • Differing opinions on the strike
  • Police nab Luis "Quita Tenis"
  • Acta to Washington Nationals
  • DR baseball roundup
Tuesday, 14 November 2006
  • Waiting for a word
  • Lower tariffs produce more revenues
  • UASD update
  • Haitians repatriated
  • DNCD clean up continues
  • Trafficker caught
  • BHD International
  • Spanish business mission
  • Icasur exec sought for fraud
  • PRD will take out loan
  • It's not an election year
  • Protecting travelers during Xmas
  • Rookie of the Year
Monday, 13 November 2006
  • DR supports ACP proposals
  • Monte Plata: "Millennium Town"
  • UASD faces complex issues
  • Inflation rate
  • Debt service for 2007
  • Consumer protection is a dead letter
  • Flight AA587 remembered
  • Violence and surgery
  • Police chief announces new measure
  • Communities without power problems
  • Tramway in Santiago?
  • Dominicans in US Congressionals
  • Howard Dean in Bavaro
  • Baseball roundup
Friday, 10 November 2006
  • Apartments inaugurated
  • New army communications system
  • IMF recommends, government decides
  • DR-CAFTA legislation approved
  • Credit card reform vetoed
  • Alcohol tax makes producers see double
  • Taiwanese killers caught
  • Lawyer arrested for swindling
  • People traffickers caught
  • Jewel thieves
  • Dominican elected to OLACEFS
  • Slightly better on HDI Index
  • Albert Pujols: "Man of the Year!"
  • This week in baseball!
Thursday, 09 November 2006
  • Film Festival launched
  • Tax happy
  • Merging public offices
  • Energy costs and taxes affect industry
  • Only four responses
  • Depreco to investigate
  • UASD back on strike
  • DNCD cleanup continues
  • Taiwanese reporters visit DR
  • France donates money
  • EU to donate money
  • HOM to provide marrow transplants
  • Punta Espada inaugurated
  • Domo Arigato, Mr. Reyes
  • The best in theater
Wednesday, 08 November 2006
  • Tax plan to be announced Tuesday
  • Business sector rejects more taxes
  • Government mute on cutting spending
  • Overspending empties the kitty
  • Despradel against the Metro
  • Better to stop Metro now
  • Deputies extend their session
  • Cleaning up the Armed Forces
  • Doctors' strike at Cibao hospitals
  • Six hundred cell phones a day
  • Today's the day at the UASD
  • Danilo Medina resigns
  • Small quake hits Cibao
  • Cap Cana's US$250 million bond issue
  • Theater Festival
Tuesday, 07 November 2006
  • Constitutional Speak
  • Doing our bit
  • Longer school year
  • Taxes not to be removed as planned
  • Pension thieves
  • And to top it all, we pay for it
  • Visa fraud
  • Energy plan not effective
  • Perception of corruption
  • Murder investigation
  • Taiwan free trade controversy
  • Exporting hotel-building knowledge
  • Going for the record
Friday, 03 November 2006
  • DR1 breaks for Constitution Day holiday
  • Increasing trade with Florida
  • DR-CAFTA on the way
  • President defends "rectification"
  • Bribery law
  • IMF political spin
  • A word from Temistocles
  • Where the cuts should come from
  • Politics versus priorities
  • Metro reports "untrue"
  • US base claims denied
  • Spanish press focuses on MVM
  • Drugs deliveryman arrested
  • DR's most wanted caught
  • History Channel to air DR tobacco story
  • Success at Latin Grammys
Thursday, 02 November 2006
  • Budget 2007
  • Purchasing "Sine qua non"
  • No UN for DR
  • Make the most of DR-CAFTA
  • US Southern Command Center in DR?
  • Underage sex in the border region
  • Reason for Metro delays
  • Paying higher fares
  • Deputies ratify Budapest treaty
  • Creole-speaking doctors?
  • Military clean up
  • Drugs found in art
  • Deportees arrive
  • Merenguero gets honored
Wednesday, 01 November 2006
  • No more car propane subsidies
  • Cutting costs?
  • "Crucial" meeting with IMF today
  • Opposition to "correction" grows
  • Metro update
  • DR-CAFTA almost here
  • Canada offers credit
  • Exports increase
  • WB says remittances are not enough
  • Discrimination in justice
  • New program to stop illegal boats
  • Bond set for ex-diplomat
  • Traffickers identified
  • Bateyes documentary starts today
Tuesday, 31 October 2006
  • Calming DR-CAFTA concerns
  • UN Security Council update
  • DR in Central American parliament
  • The power blame game
  • Electricity costs
  • Holiday cheer?
  • Mejia's two cents
  • UASD dispute continues
  • Protecting the consumer
  • Express "marbete" sale stopped
  • Building homes
  • Money launderers to jail
  • Special shower to be patented
Monday, 30 October 2006
  • Always on time - almost
  • Prisoner of his success?
  • Tax reform gets hotter
  • 2007 budget - RD$240 billion
  • Top-heavy CDEEE
  • Christmas break for alcohol laws?
  • Dominican ambassador to Vietnam
  • Distinguished Dominican
  • Exports to Mexico soar
  • A national map of pollution
  • Five million to be vaccinated
  • Radio Santa Maria is 50
  • Sur Futuro graduates 80
  • DR & PR in space.
  • Time change
Friday, 27 October 2006
  • Leonel and Condoleezza
  • Proposed tax reform divides nation
  • US$486m from multi-laterals
  • IMF wants swift progress
  • CONEP on electricity theft
  • Trash contract rescinded
  • Immigration admits "fakes" exist
  • Eliminate LMD, says Aristy
  • 23% reduction in homicides
  • Outages go on, oil shortage blamed
  • It's our job, and only ours
  • Price increases
  • S&L association hold-up
  • 57% of buses out of service
  • Constitutional reform goes digital
Thursday, 26 October 2006
  • Bush congratulates Fernandez
  • Presidents discuss passport requirement
  • Security Council update
  • CB sues Baez for damages
  • Industries oppose new taxes
  • Blackout affects part of country
  • "Fake consulates" anger Spaniards
  • Hospital saves lives
  • Pollution worries force closure
  • UASD back to normal
  • Rural school among the best
  • Controlling credit cards
  • New tourists with TACA
  • Overcharging European tourists
  • Dominican to represent continent
Wednesday, 25 October 2006
  • Leonel in Washington
  • Another loan?
  • DR-CAFTA bills to Congress
  • The public doesn't feel it
  • Free trade with Taiwan causes stir
  • Icasur sues for compensation
  • Pension funds qualify 305,000 for mortgages
  • UASD strike: day two
  • No legal action on scrapped garbage deal
  • Link for missing children
  • Dominicans repatriated
  • Jailer to be jailed
  • Fake consulate busted
  • Murderer sentenced
  • Cruise ship season under way
Tuesday, 24 October 2006
  • Leonel to Washington today
  • GNP - two-digit growth
  • 2007 budget priorities
  • RD$800m for public works
  • PRD no-show circus
  • FTA between DR and Taiwan
  • DR women protest in Washington
  • UASD strike on
  • Passport requirement will affect DR
  • Doing the right thing
  • Impostors caught
  • AIDS update
  • Cruise ship season begins
  • Boxer of the year
  • De la Rosa to be enshrined
Monday, 23 October 2006
  • DR enters UN Global Pact
  • Environment closes toxic factory
  • New for-ex regulations
  • Investment in telecommunications
  • UASD professors to strike
  • 25% has health insurance
  • "We voted without knowing..."
  • Everybody breaking contracts
  • Bridging gaps
  • Not sold
  • Judges "too lenient" on drug-traffickers
  • Deportees want to re-join society
  • Ginger kings
  • Pint-sized superstar
  • Prize winning photo taken in the DR
Friday, 20 October 2006
  • Fernandez's DC itinerary
  • Reform seeks consolidation of state
  • More preparation for consultations
  • Meeting on JCE selection process
  • Earth tremor
  • EU donations total EUR536 million
  • No more loans, please!
  • Smelly politics
  • In the dark
  • Adozona supports tax exemption
  • Bridge to be rebuilt
  • 'Copter crash cause still unknown
  • Weapons for Walkmans
  • Clinic for 250+ children
  • Prize for Paiewonsky
Thursday, 19 October 2006
  • DR-CAFTA on the way
  • Leader of the year
  • Penal code reviewed
  • Power contracts not sustainable
  • Money for infrastructure
  • Free mammograms
  • He's lost it
  • Human rights victim?
  • Verizon sale stalled
  • Setting a dangerous precedent
  • More mules
  • 63 illegal boats caught
  • Happy Birthday, Boquechivo
  • Celebrities to attend cinema festival
  • Classic merengue
Wednesday, 18 October 2006
  • Government to support social security
  • Giving land
  • The IMF is coming! The IMF is coming!
  • Electricity contract talks start today
  • UN political chess-match
  • Mejia: re-election "a mistake"
  • More money for small businesses
  • Document fraud is big business
  • Police to sift through criminal sheets
  • Aviation agreement vetoed
  • Cruel guards dismissed
  • Verizon "should pay"
  • Free five points
  • Robbery thwarted
  • Play Ball!!
Tuesday, 17 October 2006
  • DR could represent UNSC consensus
  • Customs to lay off employees
  • Former official indicted
  • IMF agreement extended
  • Four turn themselves in
  • Ban on Christmas baskets
  • Low interest rates affect savers
  • Cocaine seized in Spain was from DR
  • Fighting off pirates
  • Cross-border cooperation
  • Haitians repatriated
  • Prison cruelty
  • Fewer students
  • Embassy workshop in Santiago
  • ACP festival continues
Monday, 16 October 2006
  • Saturday: for sale; Sunday: no it isn't
  • Something to hide?
  • Benitez denounces US pressures
  • Direct investment
  • New accounting system begins
  • Missed opportunity
  • Pedophile sentenced
  • Highway to heaven
  • Free zone to help with landfill
  • Insurance industry grows
  • Haitian harvesters captured
  • Real pirates of the Caribbean
  • Making a name
  • Polanco MVP in ALCS
  • Math All-star
Friday, 13 October 2006
  • Presidential meeting could usher in FTA
  • ACP cultural summit and festival
  • Water for San Francisco
  • Former official found guilty
  • Enough is enough - AIRD
  • An austere official
  • Church supports organ donations
  • RD$15MM in vehicles recovered
  • Strong criticisms
  • Doing her bit
  • Just not true
  • Poverty and Democracy
  • "I did it"
  • Hertell hosts Muslim representatives
  • Pipe organ gala concert
Thursday, 12 October 2006
  • Fernandez to visit White House
  • Four dead in helicopter accident
  • Consultations postponed
  • DA: PN car case ruling "shameful"
  • DR adheres to treaties
  • IMF Extension offered
  • EU Trade Negotiations update
  • Going Bananas
  • Continued growth for Banco Leon
  • Helping the little guy
  • Make the most!
  • Vehicles seized
  • MVM denies Marbella link
  • Jailbirds graduate
  • Dominican excels in Miami
Wednesday, 11 October 2006
  • Fernandez pushes for oil depots
  • President's reform plan - pros and cons
  • The road to the new constitution
  • The army's fault
  • Segura invites the IPPs
  • "We won't be like Puerto Rico"
  • Not Guilty verdict in PN car case
  • Who is more corrupt?
  • The mighty marbete
  • BanReservas grows
  • Families evicted
  • Cable theft is old hat
  • PYMES Fair opens
  • Defending his title
  • Diogenes and Boquechivo
Tuesday, 10 October 2006
  • President speaks to the nation
  • More reforms
  • Closer ties with Middle East
  • The final step?
  • If Puerto Rico can't do it...
  • Banks doing well
  • Increased Palace security
  • Diesel shortage
  • Deadline up for license stickers
  • Cell phone thefts down
  • Guilty of child sex abuse
  • Beer exports up - tax collections down
  • Customs stop contraband
  • Mule caught in the act
  • Turning the music off
Monday, 09 October 2006
  • Government struggles to balance budget
  • Meeting with Arab leader
  • Still waiting for Diesel
  • DR & Brazil
  • CPI drops
  • Government pharmacies work
  • Itabo issues US$125 million in bonds
  • Businesses could be gone
  • Las Americas Highway in darkness
  • More hurdles in BanCredito case
  • U.S. Marshall # 63724-004
  • Finding Foreigners
  • Last day for renewals
  • Protestor murdered, fire started
  • Chinese celebrate culture
Friday, 06 October 2006
  • DR-CAFTA "definite"
  • Oil arrives, shortages continue
  • South Africans give support
  • Dominicans lead remittances
  • NGOs not included
  • Senate spending on "botellas"
  • Government payroll up by RD$1.7bn
  • CB tracks Alvarez's assets
  • Standard prices for documents
  • Illegal Haitians linked to JCE
  • Making fuel from waste
  • Fake Medicines
  • DNCD to recruit young intelligence officers
  • Dead But Not Forgotten
  • Errata
Thursday, 05 October 2006
  • IDB loan for young people
  • US to comment on DR-CAFTA laws
  • Measles and rubella campaign
  • Where the money goes...
  • Covering electricity costs
  • Nuncio queries electricity bill
  • Running on empty
  • No plastic for cedulas
  • Big bank BHD
  • MVM For President?
  • MVM and the Spanish developers
  • Where'd that plane go?
  • US returns 84 illegal migrants
  • Making money, literally
  • Something In return
Wednesday, 04 October 2006
  • US decision "is category 6 hurricane"
  • Fuel shortage end in sight
  • Connecting economies
  • Deputies vote down Icasur contract
  • Constitution review to start on Monday
  • JCE interviews begin today
  • Molina Morillo elected to IAPA top job
  • Dengue and flu updates
  • CMD complaint is true, but...
  • First conviction in Quirino case
  • Arsonist caught and nearly lynched
  • US visa forms by internet
Tuesday, 03 October 2006
  • Next year's budget 10% higher
  • Looking for votes
  • Removing tariff unlikely
  • Hundreds seek ID with false papers
  • Power outages increase
  • Not paying extra
  • Drink more liquids
  • Fuel shortage
  • Court rejects suit against Progreso
  • Brought to justice
  • Freedom of press challenged
  • Damajagua visitor site inaugurated
Monday, 02 October 2006
  • No more pork for NGOs
  • Interest in the Monte Cristi refinery
  • Social versus digital gap
  • Dengue slows down
  • Some reactions to recent violence
  • SIE wants to tax non-regulated users
  • RD$36 million for bonuses and cars
  • Political businesspeople?
  • Businesspeople politicians?
  • Arrest warrant for Icasur head
  • Baninter case in the dock
  • 12 could be missing from shipwreck
  • Verdicts for sale
  • Thirty-three thousand AIDS orphans
  • Cubans practice without license
Friday, 29 September 2006
  • Montecristi refinery
  • Vincho complains about officials' salaries
  • Refinery rations gasoline
  • Revalidation a must
  • Paying to be PRD
  • Increase in embezzlement
  • Suspect arrested in CAB case
  • Praia denies discrimination
  • Drugs incinerated
  • DR wants businessman in extradition
  • 19 shooting deaths in 5 days
  • Foreign awareness of animal abuse
  • Baby dolphin born at Ocean World
  • Chavon recognized by V Magazine
Thursday, 28 September 2006
  • Airport north terminal reopened
  • Cheaper passports
  • Flu vaccine for the elderly
  • Patriotic values to be inculcated
  • Numeric portability in 2009
  • Venezuela expects DR support
  • 250+ nominees for JCE seats
  • Aristy becomes attorney
  • Fitch improves DR rating
  • CONEP: austerity + rule of the law
  • UASD riots cause traffic jams
  • Case against Pepe continues
  • New name same games
  • The Marbella connection
  • Hossein Rezazadeh at IWF championship
Wednesday, 27 September 2006
  • DR gets competitive
  • Senate rushes FTA bills
  • Inspection contract to be rejected
  • More energy but no more lights
  • Decrees no longer working?
  • Dengue numbers
  • Judge orders Praia closed for three months
  • Pressure increases on milk quotas
  • DA receives Bosch paper trail
  • Accused tells his side of story
  • More drugs found
  • Dominicans that don't exist
  • EXPO CIBAO 2006 opens tonight
  • Dominicans in Latin Grammy Awards
Tuesday, 26 September 2006
  • Moving into the future
  • Lowering cement prices
  • Strike supports Renove defendants
  • Forged signature in Renove case?
  • No date for DR-CAFTA
  • Moooooving milk control
  • Stiffing the public
  • Almeyda hospitalized
  • Dengue virus not mutant
  • 55 kilos of drugs seized
  • CESA fires 226 for failing drug test
  • Bank robber caught
  • Local Pepe case to wait
  • National Symphony events
Monday, 25 September 2006
  • President promotes investments
  • US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Two-thirds have yet to renew
  • New tax billing system
  • Government spending too fast
  • Too many jobs in government
  • The "Other Fair"
  • Local industries and pharmaceuticals
  • Sugar and power high costs affect industry
  • Herrera industrialists want rich to pay
  • No power means no water for many
  • Focus proposed for better politics
  • Driver strike divides sector
  • 700+ caught with fake visas
  • Ortiz, "Big Papi", ties Ruth's mark
Friday, 22 September 2006
  • Saudi prince and Fernandez on refinery
  • Modernizing customs
  • ITLA becomes higher education center
  • Preventing prostitution and porn
  • Vehicle inspection privatization rejected
  • Tackling temptations
  • Salaries to be retained of officials
  • Power generating companies reply
  • Cultural connection with Colombia
  • Canadian Ambassador surprised by recall
  • Dominican James Bond?
  • Verizon denies Internet monopoly
  • Praia has a history of discrimination
  • Christmas dolls
Thursday, 21 September 2006
  • Looking for support
  • DR to the Security Council?
  • EUR 99 million for metro
  • It's not our fault
  • World Bank loan
  • Preparing for disaster
  • Free dengue testing
  • Milagros to seek PRD nomination
  • Constitution prohibits discrimination
  • Cleaning house
  • Colonel accused of extortion
  • Becoming a Russian hub?
  • To speak or not to speak
  • Dominican to head Hispanic Chamber
  • Caribbean Pop Festival
Wednesday, 20 September 2006
  • Lunch with Annan and toast with Bush
  • RD$36 billion bond issue
  • Time to remove LMD as middleman?
  • Aleman for cutting spending
  • Herrera: less government spending
  • IDB and WB are pushing for sanctions
  • Blackouts explained, sort of
  • The attack on dengue continues
  • Don't stop driving, warns OTTT
  • DGA denies price gauge
  • Irresolvable problem?
  • Praia closed and guard jailed
  • Stay cool!
  • Millions spent on baseball players
Tuesday, 19 September 2006
  • Leonel seeks support of "diaspora"
  • Dominican Week begins in NY
  • Dominican migration continues to rise
  • Metro work advances
  • Largest drug seizure ever
  • IMF mission to visit in October
  • DR will chair finance council
  • Bureaucracy impedes progress
  • Public transport fares down
  • Haitian forced takeover of Montecristi Park
  • Illegal documents for illegal Haitians
  • Update on DR-CAFTA
  • It's time to look down under
  • EU wants equal treatment from DR
  • Brazilians to train in ethanol production
  • Several arrests in disco shooting
  • Making baseball history
Monday, 18 September 2006
  • President Fernandez on Chavez
  • Diplomatic relations with Vietnam
  • The little plane that could
  • Supreme Court recognizes common law unions
  • Supreme Court acts on Third Penal Court
  • Plan Renove group sentence confirmed
  • More scandals at JCE
  • Angel Lockward coupons case sent to trial
  • Taxes down but prices up
  • Gasoline drops RD$25 in 40 days
  • Manati Park dolphin dilemma
  • Time to follow in Chile's footsteps?
  • Death at a Naco nightclub
  • Joan Guzman, world champion
  • Soriano joins 40-40 club
Friday, 15 September 2006
  • Chavez and Fernandez meet in Cuba
  • Diplomatic ties with Mali
  • Dominicans receive housing bonds
  • Cogentrix and Itabo investment
  • Groups favor constituent assembly
  • Subero disagrees with Fernandez
  • DR concerned about EU agreement
  • Electronic stoplight in Santiago
  • Lighting Las Americas Expressway
  • Physicians ask for "state of emergency"
  • Pepe wants proof from bank
  • Renove case ruling expected today
  • Arms seized, 63 arrested
  • Marijuana seized
  • Gato Barbieri performs tonight
Thursday, 14 September 2006
  • President Fernandez to Cuba and USA
  • Where's my car?
  • Diandino not talking
  • The businesses of the Czech Consul
  • Public Works equipment loan
  • Danilo Medina's brother-in-law
  • Hard to believe
  • Who is breaking the Electricity Law?
  • Solving the energy crisis
  • Candidates for the JCE
  • Corruption fight only on paper?
  • Trade with Colombia
  • Prison for child abuse
Wednesday, 13 September 2006
  • President assigns billion to PYMES
  • He did it
  • Search for new electoral board begins
  • Fernandez on Diario Libre reporter
  • Good kids
  • Only 40% of potential generation goes online
  • Clients burn electric bills
  • Watch out! AMET will tow your car
  • Fight against dengue gets tougher
  • Prickly pears look to future
  • Asonahores' challenges
  • Transnational Crime Organizations Convention
  • PRSC chooses candidate for LMD
  • DNCD confiscate more illegal narcotics
  • Jail and fines for corrupt cops
Tuesday, 12 September 2006
  • Japanese students visit Palace
  • New consuls in NYC and Puerto Rico
  • Trouble for the Santo Domingo Metro
  • No solution in sight?
  • Proposals for solutions to power crisis
  • EU to invest EUR40M in rural electricity
  • Salaries withheld from 240 prosecutors
  • PLD leaders meet in Palace
  • Border patrol to begin in January
  • Aspirants to seats on JCE
  • 1.5+ million Dominicans abroad
  • Denis Simo calls for educational reform
  • To Mt Kilimanjaro for a good cause
  • More DNCD arrests
  • Marbella corruption money in Samana
  • Michel Camilo + Tomatito
Monday, 11 September 2006
  • Long-term mortgage financing
  • Inflation 0.19% in August
  • IMF pushes on subsidies
  • Culture Ministers to meet here
  • AMET goes hi-tech
  • No more blackouts... in 2012
  • Who are the thieves?
  • The Marbella connection?
  • Dengue cases surpass 2005 figures
  • Contract for car inspections under fire
  • Job opportunity: script writers
  • Juan Luis Guerra crossover
  • The most beautiful Dominicans
  • Village People in concert
Friday, 08 September 2006
  • First Ladies pledge support for the family
  • First Lady manages juicy budget
  • Poll: LF will run for reelection
  • Deadline for license stickers
  • Pared Perez opposes NGOS
  • Contenders for the Municipal League
  • DR to move up in ranking in 2008
  • Expensive internet service
  • Increase in life expectancy and income
  • Fr. Aleman: possible excesses by Church
  • Murder rate down
  • More than 80,000 traffic infringements
  • Venezuelan woman arrested with heroin
  • PRD convention date changed
  • DR 8th in Volleyball Grand Prix
  • The Producers, Beatles and Dominican Rock
Thursday, 07 September 2006
  • Fernandez to Cuba and New York
  • First Ladies arrive for meeting
  • Traumatology Hospital for Cibao
  • Metro construction on schedule
  • Who should choose the JCE judges?
  • Padre Aleman on "fiscal reform"
  • Tax director on increasing taxes
  • DR scores low for doing business
  • Save local industry
  • Dolphin explanations
  • British MPs decorated
  • Pelaez signature was forged
  • Crackdown on noise
  • DNCD shake-up in Sosua
  • Rain forecast
Wednesday, 06 September 2006
  • Leonel suggests a change in selection process
  • Clientelism talk
  • Deputy defends pork
  • Commission recommends change to penal code
  • So much talk, no action
  • CONEP: No new taxes
  • Two sugar mills leased for ethanol
  • Coalition protests against Tourism Minister
  • ZF jobs drop by 21%
  • End of the Dominican cowboy?
  • Las Americas without radar
  • Fight against dengue continues
  • Quiet, please
  • Ambis I in Santiago closes its doors
  • Big Papi returns to the Sox
  • Rescue plan for kids
Tuesday, 05 September 2006
  • Meeting analyzes free zones
  • Trade challenge
  • Dominican exports up in first half year
  • RD$122 million invested in power system
  • Pedernales joins the Cluster movement
  • CB deficit implies new tax reform
  • Busy government call center
  • Public hearings for Ombudsman
  • Trilingual judges
  • Senate Audit
  • The American-Dominican senator
  • Intolerable abuse
  • Business opportunities down-under
  • Is BHD buying Republic Bank business?
Monday, 04 September 2006
  • LF and Free Zones meeting now
  • Same old, same old
  • ANJE urges compliance with law
  • Budget has same focus for years
  • DR and Haiti to build a wall
  • World Bank to fund ID cards
  • RD$300 million eliminates cesspool
  • Private schools can be regulated
  • Abandoned in the psychiatric hospital
  • Where are the ambassadors?
  • The sad tale of the dolphins
  • Diego de Ocampo deforestation
  • Fighting dengue outbreak
  • Fuel prices down again
  • Flea market generates millions
Friday, 01 September 2006
  • British MPs in Dominican Republic
  • President to meet with Free Zones
  • Embassy: statements were manipulated
  • Cardinal asks ambassadors to be prudent
  • Deputies receive training
  • Senators spent millions on assistants
  • Money laundering operation busted
  • Four national priorities
  • IMF - quick solution to energy problem
  • Plan Renove case hearing today
  • UNDP doubts DR will reach objectives
Thursday, 31 August 2006
  • Leonel seeks solution to energy crisis
  • Apply the electricity law
  • Distributors need to get to work
  • Remove politics from power sector
  • Control your Ambassador, Spain
  • Pina: Justice security is fine
  • Struggling against dengue, 26 dead
  • First ladies to support social policies
  • Metro gets more money than ministry
  • The Republic of Colors
  • Colonial Zone may be exempted of curfew
  • Barrick buys Placer Dome
  • Municipal mourning in Santiago
  • David Ortiz hospitalized
Wednesday, 30 August 2006
  • IMF favors more taxes
  • New water system spikes rumors
  • Select hotels to get tax break
  • Subero says maritime laws are obsolete
  • Spain joins France in complaint
  • DR not looking for help with Haiti
  • EGE-Haina wants to get paid
  • Change in rules called "foul"
  • Move over gasoline, LPG rules
  • A prodigious mind at work
  • Violent protest in Santiago
  • Cops killed for weapons
  • Marrying the Nigerian President's son
Tuesday, 29 August 2006
  • Re-election supporters at public functions
  • Two-year term proposed
  • Discussions and reality
  • Ombudsman debate reopens Thursday
  • Police training for perfection
  • Electricity system collapse
  • French Ambassador on justice
  • DR Ambassador: companies must pay taxes
  • 24 deaths attributed to dengue
  • Bringing terminal patient back to life
  • Quirino's house up for auction
  • Bancredito executives appeal against ruling
  • DR port competes with Jamaica
Monday, 28 August 2006
  • Fernandez cuts tapes
  • Fernandez opposed extension
  • First Ladies' Summit in September
  • MDs and Public Health vs. dengue
  • Drains and sewers ready
  • Manoguayabo Industrial Parks gets boost
  • INAZUCAR want ethanol
  • Other Fair halted by police
  • Don Eduardo Leon Asencio
  • A dog's life
  • Police put stopper in Bottle
  • Colonial Zone and the decrees
  • Ernesto rains on DR
  • Sesame Street Live
Friday, 25 August 2006
  • Promise to change the country
  • Emergency room inaugurated
  • Broad support for closer election dates
  • Criminal code returned to Congress
  • First Ladies' Summit in September
  • Dominican Week in September
  • Need to learn to ask for rights
  • The Other Fair
  • Poll: high expectations for new Congress
  • PLD could remain in power in 2008
  • Wealth concentration in DR
  • Hold consumption at 700 kw/h
  • Agreement may favor Verizon
  • CESA agents arrested with drugs
  • 30% reduction in violent deaths
  • Gato Barbieri to perform in SD
Thursday, 24 August 2006
  • Closer dates for elections
  • The ruling families
  • Aristy: I have no regrets
  • Ombudsman post back on agenda
  • DR wants UN Security Council seat
  • Duarte Highway patrol
  • Dengue cases up
  • DNCD fires 23 in 72 hours
  • Inadmissibility recourse rejected
  • PC increases awareness of bank fraud
  • Community integration needed for schools
  • It's hot
  • Vive Bayahibe
Wednesday, 23 August 2006
  • Pilgrim's progress
  • Fernandez to disarm the civilian population
  • Fernandez won't bend on decrees
  • Ecstasy arrest
  • DEA to assist DNCD
  • US helps finance Participacion Ciudadana
  • Honesty led to his death?
  • Fox in the henhouse
  • Ede-Este reveals US$13 million theft
  • DEPRECO take on INDOTEL case
  • Private schools cry foul
  • Taxing Falconbridge?
  • Chamber returns bills
  • India ambassador upbeat on DR relations
  • Three shakes a day
  • TS Debby is no threat to DR
  • Baseball games to start earlier
Tuesday, 22 August 2006
  • Ministry payroll goes electronic
  • Coming home from Jordan
  • More officials appointed
  • Challenges ahead for second half term
  • Drug trafficking moves to eastern region
  • Radars and change of drug agents
  • Official fired for selling spy equipment
  • Stability only or with development?
  • Sans Souci Port project progress
  • New owners for Falconbridge
  • Illegal Dominicans deported
  • NYT supports Dominican for Judge
Monday, 21 August 2006
  • Leonel signs contract law
  • Nunez Collado points out main topics
  • DR energy is "a tree of sorrows"
  • Got coal?
  • Metro consumes income
  • AG goes after drug trafficking
  • Continuing good news from hospitals
  • Feedback from New York
  • New people: same stuff
  • The sad numbers on drug use
  • How sweet is that honey?
  • School starts today
  • New poll shows party favorites
  • First half airline sales up
Friday, 18 August 2006
  • Controversial bills returned to Congress
  • Concern over Dominicans in Jordan
  • Interest in renewable energy sources
  • Officials ratified, others appointed
  • Analyzing the mid-term election
  • Conditions not ready for reform
  • 50% Villa Mella residents hypertensive
  • New Ambassadors
  • Poll: majority supports alcohol curfew
  • Unsupervised FOREX market
  • Cash holding couple detained at airport
  • Angel Sosa turns down job offer
  • Renove case hearing today
  • Hazim must start paying back
  • Thousands of cars running on gas
Thursday, 17 August 2006
  • Congress and new city governments
  • Look who's in Congress now
  • Deputy laptops bought without tender
  • New government officials
  • US Embassy explains visa situation
  • Police personnel promoted
  • Another mission to Washington
  • DR aspires to seat in UN Security Council
  • DR credit ratings upgraded
  • Quicker trademark registrations
  • The man with the cross gets a job
  • RENOVE defendants without lawyers
  • 500-pound shark caught
Tuesday, 15 August 2006
  • DR1 takes a break for 16 August holiday
  • Alcohol restriction lifted for holiday
  • New deputies shyly receive training
  • English strengthened in basic education
  • Gallup poll: 70% trust Leonel
  • Less optimism
  • Cross-bearer reaches Palace today
  • Amable Aristy Castro's visa revoked
  • Montas blames past administration
  • Banks with high liquidity
  • Movement for a general wage increase
  • 50% increase in alcohol consumption
  • Anti-narcotics surveillance doubled
Monday, 14 August 2006
  • IMF and IDB praise DR economy
  • Subsidies to remain
  • Got work?
  • Environment takes on El Limon Falls
  • Study shows distortions due to subsidy
  • Transport strike hits fuels
  • Major political deal struck
  • Lagos urges countries to unite
  • Easy money
  • Fishermen returned from Jamaica
  • An attempt to free a mule
  • Principal threats identified
  • Police jail hundreds
  • Positive results from the decrees
Friday, 11 August 2006
  • Airport security enhanced
  • The "mute" President
  • Power supply improves
  • The auditors are spending more
  • US$27 million new Congress building
  • Expatriate Dominicans sending more
  • Another drag racing victim
  • Two films on boat travelers
  • New Bon popcorn ice cream
Thursday, 10 August 2006
  • Expectations about cabinet changes
  • Party leaders happy with meeting
  • Nunez: Leonel wants pact for reform
  • High Court technological renovation
  • Dominican economic stats
  • Quasi-fiscal deficit under control
  • Beach research and new developments
  • State donates land to Catholic Church
  • "Chinatown" project lacks funding
  • Bancredito case ruling: Guilty
  • Pilgrim carries cross 150 km
Wednesday, 09 August 2006
  • Big meeting with Fernandez
  • More spending on government propaganda
  • Easier to register a business
  • OMSA gets less money
  • Social Security is chock full of money
  • Congress also tried to privatize car inspections
  • Who voted for what?
  • Cardinal wants fewer election magistrates
  • Good news, bad news
  • Arrest warrant issued for a general
  • Unhappy cops report back
  • Police arrest 54 in sweeps
  • Export president observations
  • Economic observations
  • Competitiveness agreements in Puerto Plata
Tuesday, 08 August 2006
  • Fernandez back from Colombia
  • Leonel avoids controversial issues
  • Subero: SCJ flooded with cases
  • 500 soldiers for border guard
  • Stronger anti-crime measures
  • Officers caught drinking with inmate
  • 1000+ officers and agents back patrolling
  • Key man arrested in Customs officer case
  • The man who killed Christopher?
  • Museum has new director
  • Nuryn Sanlley to play the tourist
Monday, 07 August 2006
  • President Fernandez in Colombia
  • Fernandez re-opens Long Beach
  • Kofi Annan's visit
  • Cardinal asks for support on reform
  • Officials coy on revealing assets
  • Espinal wants clarity on contracts
  • Police Chief calls in the troops
  • Foxes in the henhouse
  • Lynch mobs on the rise
  • Exports grow by 25%
  • Sugar anyone?
  • Stalemate stalls Mexico investments
  • DR-CAFTA pushes biotech
Friday, 04 August 2006
  • Leonel convenes parties to discuss reform
  • Annan's arrival delayed by bad weather
  • Customs: Santiago rulings bad signal
  • Counterfeit cigars seized
  • Japan donates RD$200 million
  • Helicopter accident
  • The board of the new Congress
  • US to provide radar surveillance
  • People making justice
  • Alcohol is linked to violence
  • 40% drop in sales
  • Lotto winner receives check
Thursday, 03 August 2006
  • Multi-sector fair in La Vega
  • Annan's agenda unchanged
  • PRD legislators to be punished
  • Computers for low-income students
  • Police Chief not consulted about loan
  • Cracking the source of crime?
  • Anti-doping tests in the military
  • Beer sales down 10%
  • Not enough money for park
  • Selman silent on island
  • 30 migration inspectors fired at AILA
  • Taiwanese Ambassador decorated
  • Bonanza for gas station owners
  • Businesses indicted for electricity theft
  • Blondie to open Hard Rock Cafe
Wednesday, 02 August 2006
  • President expected to halt dubious projects
  • Toral against more taxes to meet deficit
  • Patrols arrest 189 in Santiago
  • Emergencies down at Dario Contreras Hospital
  • Freddy Beras Goico favors measures
  • Quirino cases postponed
  • Private clinics to limit service
  • Coca-Cola puts to rest rumors
  • Doha Round of trade talks at standstill
  • Pedestrians - rights and obligations
  • Columbus remains debate
  • DR defeats Cuba in U-20 football
  • DR well removed from TS Chris
Tuesday, 01 August 2006
  • Police generals on patrol
  • Crime down 50%
  • Police purge
  • New tender for police loan
  • Study backs shuffling of beach sands
  • Metro needs another loan
  • DR-CAFTA bill to be submitted
  • Ministry to distribute millions of books
  • Vaccinations for dogs and cats
  • Pacheco favors constituent assembly
  • Customs in violation of WTO/GATT
  • A hot August requires caution
  • TS Chris east of Leeward Islands
Monday, 31 July 2006
  • Kofi Annan to visit the DR
  • Constitutional consultations in August
  • Aleman differs on Constitutional Consultations
  • More taxes, less borrowing, austerity
  • Government spending up 30%
  • Puig has nothing on the artificial island
  • Rio San Juan protests against sand removal
  • Government priorities
  • Highway construction to Felix Bautista
  • Trinidad & Tobago want DR produce
  • Fernandez orders sweeping changes to PN
  • Accused murderers sent to jail
  • Vigilante justice
  • Dominicans in New York City among poor
  • Golden games for the DR
Friday, 28 July 2006
  • Foreign districts in elections?
  • Government divided over artificial island
  • The bad legislators, the good
  • Foreign debt increases
  • Restoring Dominican public beaches
  • Protesting liquor curfew
  • More gold for ping pong
Thursday, 27 July 2006
  • Leonel to US, Colombia, France, UAE
  • Sultan visits President, port to expand
  • Haitian foreign minister to visit
  • Ministry refurbishes beaches
  • Enade contract details
  • Sun Land/US Eximbank deals
  • Armed Forces patrolling
  • New generation of Police
  • Students catch a police-thief
  • Thousands march against crime
  • Drug consumption up for students
  • UNICEF appalled by child abuse
  • RD$60 million lost in fire
  • Dutch woman arrested with cocaine
Wednesday, 26 July 2006
  • More cops and troops hit the streets
  • CONEP supports measures
  • Social experts want exclusion ended
  • Jurists announced for reform proposals
  • A festival of approvals
  • Generation crisis checkmates system
  • Expert cites FTA stumbling blocks
  • ECLAC forecasts 7.5% growth for DR
  • SunLand defends its deal
  • Child abuse case
  • 85 pre Colombian pieces returned
  • DR wins in women's table tennis
Tuesday, 25 July 2006
  • Crackdown on crime
  • Businesses fear bankruptcy
  • Criminal code passed with modifications
  • Procurement bill passed by Senate
  • State pays for transport of rockash
  • Who's agenda in government?
  • Montas against more foreign debt
  • Senate approves pensions
  • ASIEX: good investment climate
  • ITLA is ISO 9000 certified
  • Rebel group forms in PRD
  • Woman arrested is accused of murder
  • Outages up to 10 hours long
  • Dominican soldier inspiration for Bush
  • DR gets silver in baseball
Monday, 24 July 2006
  • Dam at Guaigui goes forward
  • Puerto Plata cargo to move south?
  • ANADEGAS against fuel pricing
  • Debt service "swallows up" 6% of GDP
  • Big Police loan off
  • Two indicted in fly ash case freed
  • Property sales collections privatized
  • Police
  • The cardinal says security is at risk
  • Donald Reid Cabral dead at 83
  • Volleyball and handball gold
Friday, 21 July 2006
  • Artificial island back on agenda
  • Reform procedure defined in 10 days
  • Annulment of contract requested
  • Procurement law eliminates direct contracting
  • Code expedites work in courts
  • Medina denies resignation
  • Deadline for asset statements
  • Baninter case hearing today
  • Verizon negotiating with government
  • Proposal to simplify taxes
  • Majority passes national exams
  • DR to go for gold in volleyball
Thursday, 20 July 2006
  • Technical assistance from PR
  • Loan for police approved
  • Government purchasing bill approved
  • Technicians validate rock-ash incineration
  • Commission to look after sale of Shell
  • More tourists, spending less
  • Time for US$ checking accounts
  • Organizations favor constituting assembly
  • New British ambassador appointed
  • Refinery president dies
  • Bail for two in Quirino case
  • Suspect returned to NY
  • Merengue costume at Miss Universe
Wednesday, 19 July 2006
  • Electricity Highway gets underway
  • Senate approves changes to Civil Code
  • Three-day deputy gets pension
  • Citizens group calls for convention
  • Fernandez will look into Verizon deal
  • Three interested in Shell's assets
  • Santiago and Panama
  • Bishops call for an end to violence
  • Children's Hospital needs more beds
  • Fire causes big traffic back up
  • Stowaways paid RD$300,000
  • DR goes prime time
Tuesday, 18 July 2006
  • Crime is government's priority
  • Drugs behind increased crime
  • Crisis of authority
  • Less talk, more action
  • AG: take RD$1bn off Congress budget
  • Electric highway construction begun
  • Ortiz Bosch wants contract revised
  • More on Verizon/Tax dept conflict
  • Government land donated to Archdiocese
  • Senator faces charges
  • Arms seized
  • President receives cinema producer
  • DR wins gold and silver
Monday, 17 July 2006
  • Commission will consult with experts
  • With no title, houses lose value
  • BASC certifies 25 in DR
  • Dominican ports to get nuke security
  • Leaks say DR will bow on DR-CAFTA
  • Some problems crop up with licenses
  • Shell considers sale of DR assets
  • CEMEX starts using fly ash
  • O & M and Harvard medical school
  • Police capture Bonao killers
  • Cardinal baptizes sextuplets
Friday, 14 July 2006
  • Reform methodology defined today
  • Government impartial towards churches
  • US$42 million in commissions?
  • Indicted politicians to be sworn in
  • OAS: voting station staff unqualified
  • Balaguer's party, four years on
  • Candelier for President?
  • Reasons behind violence
  • Most accidents caused by drinking
  • Many emergencies are due to violence
  • What was he investigating?
  • Pepe & Baninter cases continue today
  • Verizon deal called off?
  • Garbage-fueled power plants
  • Merengue Fest this weekend
Thursday, 13 July 2006
  • Promoting exports
  • Hertell: FTA will begin this year
  • Foreign reserves in British pounds
  • Tax collections up 31%
  • Rock-ash incineration to be tested
  • More on the Concordat
  • Loan for police causes serious doubts
  • DNCD team changed in Bonao
  • Dealers have it easy
  • Death suspected to be job-related
  • Student dies before exam
  • DR rates high in Caribbean
  • Dominicans to regional sports games
Wednesday, 12 July 2006
  • Environment pushes PAN
  • 1,500 renew licenses on day one
  • Diandino Pena takes on unions
  • Montas reveals gas tax shortfall
  • City Hall promises lighting
  • UASD to get huge new building
  • Expected moves for Aristy Castro
  • Hurricane and quake insurance up a lot
  • Caricom Business Forum
  • Richard M Stallman visits DR
  • Debating the Concordat
  • Mistakes toss out thousands of cases
  • Subero's farewell?
  • Fighting on two fronts
  • Three arrested in hit and run case
  • Miss World
Tuesday, 11 July 2006
  • Leonel could visit France in November
  • Government missions unsuccessful
  • DR-CAFTA means costlier medicines
  • Inflation controlled
  • RD$4.6 million loan for Metro
  • Details of a multi-million garden
  • High cost of oil triggers saving
  • Former minister testifies in court
  • Pardoned prisoners back in jail
  • House search effective
  • Malkun files inadmissibility recourse
  • Baninter trial continues Friday
  • Journalism in crisis
  • Merengue Fest in SD and Santiago
Monday, 10 July 2006
  • DR enters Safe Container Initiative
  • Wi-Fi Santo Domingo
  • Fuel prices and fares up
  • DR-CAFTA "at any moment"
  • Hertell & Fernandez discuss DR-CAFTA
  • Supreme Court VP wants changes to Code
  • Police take over Bonao
  • Church blames consumer ads
  • Cracks in the Democratic Security Plan
  • Police solve kidnapping and robbery
  • Sex at thirteen
Friday, 07 July 2006
  • US$25 million for young entrepreneurs
  • No taxes on computers
  • Vehicle license stickers renewed
  • Fernandez approval rate 55%
  • SCJ Judge: code was imposed
  • Late ship caused gas shortage
  • Pelaez forensic report: no accident
  • Pelaez killer's wife investigated
  • Former AG to criminal court
  • Banker praises finances of DR
  • Promoting Dominican real estate in Miami
  • High cost of higher education
Thursday, 06 July 2006
  • President returns
  • WB US$25 million loan
  • More commercial bank debt
  • LPG shortage
  • False paternity in 50% cases
  • Pink alliance over
  • Baez accuses Lois Malkun
  • Pelaez killer sent to La Victoria
  • 90 rapes reported monthly
  • AMET agent kills man
  • Cover up?
  • DR women to Volleyball World Grand Prix
Wednesday, 05 July 2006
  • Fernandez is received by Emperor Akihito
  • Fernandez returns laden with promises
  • Haitians take tourism jobs
  • More than 2,900 items get tax break
  • Lose and win
  • Subero Isa gets support from lawyers
  • And speaking of Taiwan
  • Cable thieves cause loss of millions
  • Milton Pelaez death could be over debt
  • Molina Morillo and cerebral hemorrhages
  • 2006 NACAC U-23 Championships
Tuesday, 04 July 2006
  • Fernandez meets with PM Koizumi
  • Free wireless Internet
  • Restrictions on judges
  • Consulate compensates
  • DR-CAFTA is good deal for government
  • Government wants more taxes
  • Taxes on dormant companies
  • More action, less talk on education
  • Growth not trickling down to poor
  • DR offers investments in Brazil
  • Venezuelan tycoon to buy DR bank
  • Clave to go daily
  • Mejia admits he cannot run in 2008
  • US independence day celebration
Monday, 03 July 2006
  • Fernandez in Japan
  • DR praised for debt negotiations
  • DR-CAFTA officially postponed
  • DR has 35 hot items for sale
  • IMF points out roadblocks
  • Import and export of crabmeat
  • Wi-Max technology in the DR
  • Protests over latest gas hikes
  • Dominican constitutional reforms
  • First call for National Exams
  • Crime solved in La Romana
  • 15,000 new cops
  • AMET interview
  • Former official gets three years
  • A foundation for cancer patients
Friday, 30 June 2006
  • Fernandez in Seoul
  • Fewer import taxes
  • Postponing DR-CAFTA
  • Embassy studying procurement bill
  • Council of Finance Ministers
  • Cardinal celebrates 15th anniversary
  • Constituting assembly favored
  • Water rationing in Santo Domingo
  • Cibao telemedicine project re-launched
  • US$23 million for Puerto Plata airport
  • Remittances statistics
  • Wanted drug trafficker caught
  • Private watchman company closed
  • Step back in time?
  • Rain forecast
  • Tango at Plaza Espana
Thursday, 29 June 2006
  • President Fernandez in Seoul
  • President Fernandez announces Taiwan FTA
  • Work advances on new port
  • No date for DR-CAFTA
  • Limiting the sale of alcohol
  • Protected area law modification
  • Pretexts to increase taxes
  • Margarita Ruiz Gomez gets RD$400m contract
  • More debt for dubious purchases
  • The Senate's final days
  • Baninter trial continues today
  • PRD ratifies date
  • Know your parking rights
  • Santiago technological job fair
  • Naco is champ after 30 years
  • Cinema and music
Wednesday, 28 June 2006
  • Fernandez is working for modern state
  • OMSA buses go gas
  • New steps against tax evasion
  • Verizon is biggest taxpayer
  • Penal Code modified
  • Pepe Goico has 15 cars
  • Valdez Albizu explains his advisory services
  • Mobile phones
  • The road to Samana
  • MLB prepares players for the future
Tuesday, 27 June 2006
  • Democratic revolution
  • Taiwanese interest in Santiago
  • No concern for shade
  • Motoconchos being organized
  • US$132.5 million to fight crime
  • Banking holds back secondary markets
  • Brineman on corruption
  • Complicities with corruption
  • Police agents fired
  • Proposal for a technical police
  • Women's quota not reflected in election
  • Tricom slashes price of US calls
  • Phelps buys Falconbridge
  • Eolic energy in Samana
  • Dominican appointed by IMF in Africa
  • The Beauty and the Beast
  • David Ortiz: Extraordinary
Monday, 26 June 2006
  • Fernandez, the DR's best salesman
  • Electricity highway to get started
  • Housing Fair a success
  • Estrella on education
  • Big job fair in Santiago
  • Another Brineman blast
  • Violence promotes self-defense measures
  • Eight cops dropped for jailbreak
  • Nuncio traces crime to corrupt police
  • Fire chief arrested for visa fraud
  • Rains affect 2000 families in Santiago
Friday, 23 June 2006
  • 385,000 jobs short of goal
  • Metro construction to UASD area
  • Billing to be linked to Tax Department
  • DR-CAFTA for institutionalism
  • Treaty requires numeric portability
  • Official election results released
  • Who's who in the PRD now
  • Young politicians bid Cowell farewell
  • Brineman complains about corruption
  • Need to reform penal code now
  • Baez questioned by DA Department
  • It's illegal to carry 2 or more on a moto
  • Multi-million jail business
  • Tornados affect the Cibao
Thursday, 22 June 2006
  • Leonel on 21st trip
  • Hertell: DR-CAFTA date uncertain
  • CB: employment increases
  • Brineman: Educational system weak
  • South Korea wants more trade
  • Orange sees bright future here
  • PRD to choose candidate in November
  • Drugs seized in several actions
  • Drug sales behind increase in crime
  • Explosion attributed to carelessness
  • Drink more water
  • DR basketball banned from defending title
  • Green alert, rain to continue
Wednesday, 21 June 2006
  • President's Far East trip agenda
  • New US$225 million dam contracted
  • Governmental overspending
  • Rich and poor sack Green Belt
  • Biggest tax cheats: big business
  • Huge housing fair
  • Many are called: Most fail
  • Large numbers without potable water
  • Senate sends Code changes to committee
  • Some lower prices with DR-CAFTA
  • Huge blast at Diamond Mall
Tuesday, 20 June 2006
  • President Fernandez to visit Far East
  • DR-CAFTA likely to be postponed
  • No more internal debt
  • Customs and tax bills signed into law
  • DR ambassador in India
  • Reform dialogue in July
  • Minister expects record tourist arrivals
  • 30,000 applicants for 484 jobs
  • Search for DR oil continues
  • High liquidity of S&L system
  • Subero opposes stricter terms
  • Pepe: "I never met Quirino"
  • Naco is favorite to win in basketball
Monday, 19 June 2006
  • Reform will include national consultations
  • Section of Maximo Gomez closed
  • Plates for motorcycles
  • Tax income up
  • Subsidies to be maintained this year
  • Cost of power is double here
  • Andy blasts government proposal
  • Housing costs more in the DR
  • Study shows need for lots of jobs
  • The downside of Haitian labor
  • Designer of world's tallest tower visits
  • DR is leader in cigar exports
  • Hard look at life sentences
  • Water, soft drinks and fans sales up
  • Whale refuge under threat
  • Luperon, 57 years on
Wednesday, 14 June 2006
  • DR1 breaks for Corpus Christi
  • Congress approves autonomy for two agencies
  • Beginning of the end for subsidies
  • British chamber event
  • Subero cites problems with reform
  • Election final announcement postponed
  • Latin American botanists meet here
  • Cement producers lose millions
  • Scotiabank looking for more
  • Vanessa's killers had been jailed before
  • Flood alert
  • Anniversary of the 14 June Expedition
  • Japanese Navy ships visit
Tuesday, 13 June 2006
  • DR after UN Security Council seat
  • 26% of Dominican children unregistered
  • Free zones: treaty delay would cause loss
  • Half of jobs are in informal sector
  • Avoid 27 Febrero/Maximo Gomez
  • Small business vs. mass tourism
  • Cardinal favor life terms
  • Murder suspects arrested
  • Millionaire fines for activating stolen phones
  • Baby found in trash bin
  • Tropical storm not a danger
  • Showing at Cinemateca
  • Dance festival
Monday, 12 June 2006
  • Fernandez on energy and debt
  • Power deficiency is biggest obstacle
  • An experiment in biodiesel underway
  • Jobs, jobs, who's got the jobs?
  • The only feasible alternative, says Pena
  • Up, up and away!
  • Money for greenhouses
  • "Chino, chino, where is the chino?"
  • 351 mules caught at airports
  • SJC renews RENOVE
  • Murder suspect freed on bail
  • Death of a student stirs Cibao
  • "Our" sextuplets at 5 1/2 months
  • Dominicans active in Maryland politics
Friday, 09 June 2006
  • Chilean President visits
  • Cyber Park to provide huge export values
  • Disputes Chamber issues decrees, but...
  • Big government, poor country
  • Montas blames politics for '03 debacle
  • Tax the rich
  • The most expensive option
  • Dominican education is woeful
  • Another Dominican first
  • Dominican seeks AG position in Maryland
  • Insiders make drug busts difficult
  • Colonel is jailed on murder rap
  • A/C for Santo Domingo Cathedral
Thursday, 08 June 2006
  • Santiago sees plan
  • Economic stability may equal no subsidies
  • CDEEE blames fuel and breakdowns
  • Closer watch on S&Ls
  • Leonel favors consensus on reforms
  • What the people want
  • Herrera is no more
  • Amable's million dollar helicopter
  • Armed Forces drop 1000
  • Colonel to jail
  • Pre-Columbian artifacts retrieved
  • Judy Reyes wins Alma award
  • Princeton salutatorian is illegal Dominican
Wednesday, 07 June 2006
  • Declaration of Santo Domingo
  • Metro trains will arrive in 2008
  • Much ado about nothing II
  • Lopez Rodriguez on the JCE
  • Political will to fight corruption
  • Patricia Juniot arrives in DR
  • Medicine and DR-CAFTA
  • Free zones get a break
  • Housing doubles in 21 years
  • DR looking at regional bank
  • Little babies
  • World Cup venues
Tuesday, 06 June 2006
  • Bachelet to visit
  • Venezuela - Peru conflict in Assembly
  • Panama to host 37th Assembly
  • Assembly causes traffic chaos
  • Effect of treaty postponement minimized
  • Alternative energy
  • Three minority parties survive
  • Samana airport ready in November
  • CB to sell land for tourism
  • Tall ships coming to the DR
  • It's raining
Monday, 05 June 2006
  • Much ado about nothing
  • OAS assembly without Rice
  • SICA ends with little to show for DR
  • Bastian on rules for investments
  • Dominican business community and FTA
  • CONEP and ANJE try for alliance
  • REFIDOMSA to get makeover
  • Earth Day in Santiago
  • Pepe out on bail
Friday, 02 June 2006
  • Traffic closed for OAS assembly
  • Condoleezza not attending assembly
  • Central Bank ponders tourism
  • Hard currency abounding
  • PR delegate: don't postpone treaty
  • Maintenance of park costly
  • Subero on election results and Pepe
  • More than 40 candidates without votes
  • 500,000 undocumented residents
  • Salsa and merengue popular in India
  • Medals at the XX Karate Pan Ams
  • World Cup Games
Thursday, 01 June 2006
  • SICA meeting begins today
  • US confirms DR-CAFTA requirements
  • WB: problems affect growth
  • JCE to present all rulings at once
  • Management plan for Jaragua Park
  • Another evasion scandal in Customs
  • Pepe free on bail
  • Harley patrolling in Colonial Zone
  • Earth tremor felt in Santiago
Wednesday, 31 May 2006
  • JCE continues with challenges
  • Nunez Collado warns on reform
  • LPG subsidy under review
  • The squeaky wheel gets the oil
  • DR ready to start DR-CAFTA
  • Historic storm hits Santiago and Cibao
  • And the ground shook
  • Jails too small and poorly equipped
  • Carjackings are up
  • Trujillo's death 45th anniversary
  • Invisible in Villa Mella
  • Baseball Hall of Fame program
Tuesday, 30 May 2006
  • Ministry refurbished for OAS meeting
  • Security reinforced at airports
  • Leonel promoting constitutional reform
  • Nuncio favors changes
  • Ito Bisono remains as deputy
  • JCE reserves ruling in 14 cases
  • AMET equipped
  • INDOTEL OKs Verizon sale
  • Price of cement agreed
  • Business environmental protection alliance
  • Lack of inter-regional understanding
  • 29 indicted in passport case
Monday, 29 May 2006
  • Leonel calls for reform
  • Cardinal speaks on reform
  • PLD obtains majority in chamber
  • Government backing spurs crop pledging
  • Rebar down RD$300 a hundredweight (qq)
  • Survey says 66% are staying
  • Huge travel bunko at Las Americas
  • Greenhouse case going to criminal court
  • Police rescue kidnap victim
Friday, 26 May 2006
  • Big shopping weekend
  • Bengoa promises no new taxes
  • Leave Law 173 alone
  • Specialized floor at Robert Reid
  • The coveted two-thirds majority
  • No more excuses
  • Need to reform electoral law
  • The best Presidents
  • Dancer Michelle Jimenez to Holland
Thursday, 25 May 2006
  • Fox and Uribe to visit
  • PLD will lead both chambers
  • Agripino: Don't subdue opposition
  • No electricity price hikes
  • Construction costs skyrocket
  • DA receives death threat from Pepe
  • Vincho wants spotlight on politicians
  • Bank boss' driver murdered
  • Church has good image
  • Internet use spreading
  • Multi-million peso labor case
  • Momentous symphonic concert
  • Dominican supermodels in X Men 3
Wednesday, 24 May 2006
  • Final count due today
  • Bulletin #17
  • Power at the service of the people
  • DR-CAFTA could create 100K jobs
  • Protecting their turf
  • Read the "small print"
  • Sharp rise in software piracy
  • Possible new electric rates
  • Surveillance on city streets
  • Attorney general sounds off
  • Pepe Goico will go on trial
  • Jimani, two years on
  • Rice entrepreneur passes away
  • "La Madame" passes away
Tuesday, 23 May 2006
  • Dominican flag in space mission
  • JCE: 24 hours to finish process
  • Private customs operations
  • Micro drug traffickers
  • Pepe sent to La Victoria jail
  • Mysterious timing re Pepe Goico
  • De Camps discharged from hospital
  • Bush will not come to summit
  • Another US humanitarian mission
  • British focus on DR
  • Cardinal speaks out against movie
  • DR does well in weightlifting
  • Blackouts back
  • More scorchers ahead
  • Busy hurricane season forecast
Monday, 22 May 2006
  • DR to host XXXVI General Assembly of OAS
  • JCE guarantees result will come in
  • Death toll climbs as vote count slows
  • AmCham praises election process
  • Pepe Goico arrested in Santo Domingo
  • AIRD worried about energy costs
  • 50 years of Japanese migration
  • Dance Choreography Encounter 2006
Friday, 19 May 2006
  • 20 PLD Senators in bulletin 9
  • Celebrations result in violence
  • More science careers needed
  • US troops leaving country
  • Baninter case to court today
  • Baninter letter of credit started Cap Cana
  • Greenhouse ruling announcement suspended
  • Five prisoners escape
  • AES increases DR presence
  • The Economist on DR
  • Tourism grew, but spending down
  • Travel investment at US$5.3 billion
  • DR1 and DOWS online forum
Thursday, 18 May 2006
  • PLD ahead in Congress
  • Presidential Palace celebrations
  • OAS calls for respect for results
  • Report card on election
  • Wallet-driven politics
  • The Pink Alliance's poor showing
  • "Dangerous" control of Congress
  • Dominguez Brito virtual winner
  • Alliance admits defeat in DN
  • Salcedo tells of his plans for Santo Domingo
  • Standard & Poor wants more reforms
  • Greenhouse case hearing today
  • 92 deportees arrive
  • DR migration history
  • The Da Vinci Code opens in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 17 May 2006
  • Voting: numbers coming in slowly
  • Praise for voters' behavior
  • Some deadly incidents
  • Election board acted quickly
  • The high cost of politics
  • Low voter turnout
  • Major networks followed the elections
  • Banks get fewer dollars
  • A fiscal surplus for first quarter
  • Got milk?
  • Rancho Luna Steakhouse is no more
Tuesday, 16 May 2006
  • Voting day
  • Baltazar Garzon comes to observe
  • Quick vote count
  • President's mom operated
  • ITLA's numbers
  • Banks benefit from RD$25 billion plan
Monday, 15 May 2006
  • Time to think
  • Legislators vie to stay in Congress
  • JCE to count votes faster
  • Bishops call to vote
  • Electoral Pact falls apart
  • Hatuey operated on in NYC
  • Competitiveness Plan under way
  • Alburquerque speaks in Vienna
  • Metro, Part II
  • S&P maintain DR credit rating
  • Waste not
  • Rice growers dispute Central Bank
  • Guarantees are costly
  • Drug trafficking spots
  • Marichal ranked among the best
Friday, 12 May 2006
  • CB offers spectacular growth report
  • Resigning candidates list disclosed
  • OAS inspection in Pedernales
  • German Ambassador: campaign expensive
  • PLD charters flights for its voters
  • Short working day on Monday
  • Contraband seized
  • South Korea wants stronger ties
  • Wind generator in Montecristi
Thursday, 11 May 2006
  • Matters "under control" at JCE
  • OAS to investigate voter transfers
  • No military in JCE list
  • All in the family
  • Mano dura
  • Dominicans favor re-election
  • IMF review outline published
  • Grupo Hazoury owes the most
  • Electricity solutions without politics
  • Study encourages use of LPG
  • Verizon executive honored
  • Consultant fired for lack of discretion
  • Elemental, elemental
  • National Symphony Orchestra to Spain
  • Earliest Caribbean settlement?
Wednesday, 10 May 2006
  • Displaced voters can vote
  • Nunez Collado asks for proof
  • Some military and police on voter rolls
  • Possible 40% abstention in these elections
  • Dominican Republic country branding
  • 10,000 homes to get solar panels
  • State loses RD$2.0 billion on LPG
  • Internal Revenue rakes it in
  • Hurricane season approaches
  • Help with export crops
  • Bakeries face price hikes
  • The JAD wants VAT removed
  • More Dominicans elected in New Jersey
  • Be very careful while driving
  • Prague Black Theater in Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 09 May 2006
  • Parties sign pact
  • PRSC may withdraw from pact
  • Hertell confident in process
  • Schools break for elections
  • Thousands come to vote
  • Dominguez and Pared ahead in poll
  • The Economist on DR politics
  • Justice is blind
  • First stage of metro tunnel
  • US aid for Police
  • Constanza gets its landing field
  • Geography means a lot for DR
  • DR 10th in Latin Business Chronicle
  • Consultant fired for defending Bay
  • Macadamia is the future
Monday, 08 May 2006
  • Parties to sign civility pact today
  • JCE carries out simulation
  • Election board sends out material
  • Mayoralty polls
  • Corruption and lack of jobs
  • One vote pulls all
  • Spotlight on Judge Salvador Ramos
  • Next step trade negotiations
  • Dominicans in general favor DR-CAFTA
  • IMF to look at DR Letter of Intent
  • Questions on customs bill
  • The fus$ about Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Gasoline sales down 40% over two years
  • Las Manaclas to get clean energy
  • Major drug baron extradited
Friday, 05 May 2006
  • Government tax bonanza
  • RD$1.2 billion invested in metro
  • Supreme Court rules against monopolies
  • Poll: Leonel favorite for 2008
  • An outsider would be considered
  • Support not strong for woman President
  • Salcedo's vision for the city
  • Cardinal warns JCE
  • Unsustainable politics
  • OAS delegates verify schedule
  • US Embassy minimizes roster error
  • Eco-development bulletin
  • No need to compensate anyone
  • Bogus "Da Vinci Code" a sham
  • Asafa Powell to run in the DR
Thursday, 04 May 2006
  • OAS mission installed
  • Minister meets with OAS Secretary Gen
  • Police to protect elections
  • Bahia de las Aguilas ownership impasse
  • Recruiting votes in Santo Domingo?
  • PC makes demands to JCE
  • Ambassador: DR has right to deport
  • Argentina and DR review cooperation
  • Buying is up
  • Cid Wilson ranked No. 1 by Forbes
  • DR does better on Failed States list
  • Fuel demand down
  • Dominican casualty in Iraq
  • Promoting slavery-watching trips to the DR
  • Dominican music in FIFA World Cup
Wednesday, 03 May 2006
  • GDP shows "surprising" growth
  • Oil may affect IMF accord
  • Double checks for voter tallies
  • Voters moved about
  • Agreement for the campaign
  • ?Que se dice? today's column
  • Senate approves new province
  • Tick-tock
  • Turtles
Tuesday, 02 May 2006
  • DR position on US immigrants heard
  • DR requests European aid
  • Ministry awards 1,300 scholarships
  • Electric sub-station for UASD
  • Ballots printed, staff chosen
  • Candidates for SD Mayor debate tonight
  • IMF revisions explained today
  • Central Bank issues more CDs
  • Baez: Hipolito planned Baninter collapse
  • Legal conflicts affect Bay development
  • Greenhouses case to court today
  • Amelia Vega -- People's 50 beautiful
Friday, 28 April 2006
  • DR1 takes a break
  • Funding electoral observers
  • 150+ candidates resign
  • Leonel to receive international award
  • Subero favors justice reform
  • High Court hearing for Renove case
  • Taiwan aid for textile plant
  • Cesar Sanchez coercion measures
  • 89 deportees in three days
  • Cell phones popular
  • Edwin Espinal wins award
  • Historical music moment
Thursday, 27 April 2006
  • Candidates roster ready
  • Electoral observers meet today
  • Electoral transparency expected
  • US supports the rule of law
  • Hertell praises Customs Dept
  • Drugs incinerated
  • Police officers test positive for drugs
  • Renewable energy bill
  • Robots at book fair
  • Sting rocks Altos de Chavon
Wednesday, 26 April 2006
  • Students get credit cards
  • First step towards renegotiation
  • UASD reopens after costly strike
  • Just who are the candidates?
  • Hertell and extradition
  • ADAFP says 450,000 not covered
  • SCJ 'untrustworthy' says Veras
  • 2006 Book Fair off to a good start
  • Cardinal off to Peru
  • Oscar de la Renta and Milly
  • Sting at Chavon
Tuesday, 25 April 2006
  • Time for the Book Fair
  • Agreement at the UASD
  • No energy saving until politics are over
  • Who are the candidates?
  • Wrong interpretation of polls
  • Politics 2006
  • Presidency is biggest advertiser
  • The President's campaigning
  • US Attorney General visits
  • Theft at Verizon office
  • Criminals in the Police
  • Fast-buck culture behind suicides
  • Pasta-eaters
  • Albert Pujols off to a great year
Monday, 24 April 2006
  • Book Fair opens tonight
  • Government to get new energy plan
  • Ranking politicians
  • Tejada and Boquechivo on politicians
  • Young people want an end to corruption
  • Ministers of Justice meeting
  • The Bahia de las Aguilas study confusion
  • Gallup poll on Bahia de las Aguilas hotels
  • Care for Haitians in San Pedro hospital
  • Traffic accidents are biggest killer
  • One cop booted out every two days
  • Cops solve recent kidnapping
  • Increase in car fares hurts
  • Dominicans getting fatter
  • DR to Group I Fed Cup
Friday, 21 April 2006
  • Bahia de las Aguilas hotels on hold
  • Public access to beaches?
  • Priority bills in Senate
  • Pina: revise extradition treaty with US
  • No agreement at UASD
  • Bush visit still not confirmed
  • Coastal surveillance costs RD$15 M
  • Progreso Bank has new directors
  • Suicide statistics
  • Time Magazine story on DR
  • Baseball is more than baseball
Thursday, 20 April 2006
  • Oil price hikes will not slow growth
  • Agripino: reinstate fuel savings
  • Australian ambassador on the DR
  • ITBIS refunds to audited companies
  • Environment employees suspended
  • UASD hunger strike
  • Dominicans do not favor return of Hipolito
  • Candidates registered in other locations
  • Fewer divorces
  • US judge ruling favors Castillo
  • 102 deportees arrive
  • Cocaine and vehicles seized
  • La Zurza being vacated
  • DR advances in Davis Cup tennis
  • Book fair preparations
  • DR world premiere of The Da Vinci Code
Wednesday, 19 April 2006
  • SCJ recognizes Press Law 6132
  • Preparations under way for observers
  • Capitalization goes slow
  • Please don't waste water
  • UASD Profs vote to continue strike
  • CEPAL sees DR economy growing by 6%
  • Citibank confirms sale to Scotiabank
  • Crude oil over US$70 threatens economy
  • Four miners die in larimar mine
  • Corripio receives Taiwan's highest honor
  • Impact of MLB in the DR
  • The Lost City in US theaters
Tuesday, 18 April 2006
  • OAS Assembly to Santo Domingo
  • Ambassadors present credentials
  • DR has surpassed worst crisis
  • Bear Stearns on the economy
  • UASD crisis mishandled?
  • Bahia de las Aguilas hotel proposal
  • Lopez retracts partnership claim
  • Judge cannot "strike" law
  • High Court fires judge
  • US/DR joint exercises
  • Ambassador explains warship visit
  • Businesspeople call for transparency
  • Dogs find drugs in fuel tank
  • Night flights restricted at new airport
  • Reopening flight AA587 case?
  • Pedro Martinez: 200 wins
Monday, 17 April 2006
  • Holy Week ends
  • Leonel meets with US Senators
  • Metro investment at RD$1.5 billion
  • Customs reaps more than expected
  • Bees buzzing for exports
  • Dollar down, inflation down
  • Niches with Central America
  • JCE fears massive abstention
  • Explaining the high abstention
  • Gallup poll shows virtual tie
  • 47% prefer PLD party
  • No magistrates for the provinces
  • Judge "strikes" press law
  • Adriano Tejada and "La Fiesta del Chivo"
  • Marc Anthony & JLo in Chavon
  • Pujols beats up on Cincy
Wednesday, 12 April 2006
  • DR1 breaks for Easter
  • Offer to end UASD strike
  • World students come for UN event
  • DR-CAFTA will increase trade 30%
  • Germany honors Sosua immigrant
  • Hotels are full
  • Steel prices up
  • DR working to improve credit ratings
  • Dominican in Italian legislature
  • The high cost of street drag racing
  • Cardinal Easter Week criticisms
  • TJ Pena gets to the bigs
Tuesday, 11 April 2006
  • New coins circulating
  • State-of-the-art toll paying system
  • Driving license confusion
  • JCE to lay off staff
  • Planner and investor credentials questioned
  • Minister: Bahia de las Aguilas is fragile
  • Girl abducted and raped
  • Rock star survives assault
  • Night raiders
  • Haitian criminals sought in DR
  • 942 deportees so far this year
  • Isabella Rosellini comes for premiere
Monday, 10 April 2006
  • Foreign investments grew by 44%
  • "New" Penal Code facing tests
  • Verizon buyout still news
  • Docs say million left out
  • Exporters need help
  • Fuels rival VAT as income source
  • Politics get violent
  • All that glitters is not gold
  • Old cars invade the streets
  • Holy Week under way
Friday, 07 April 2006
  • Leonel to travel to Taiwan and Qatar
  • DR aspires to EUR300 million in aid
  • Days of consular invoice are counted
  • Bonao courthouse
  • Spain OKs DR driver's licenses
  • EdeEste explains outages
  • Metro tunnel digger tested
  • Pink alliance for 20 years?
  • PRD and PRSC leaders resign
  • Balaguer to feature on postage stamps
  • Cardinal: expel homosexuals
  • Preventive prison for Vla
  • Santiago-Panama air route
Thursday, 06 April 2006
  • Cariforum ministers strategize
  • RD$22M for social security
  • Interest rates down
  • Puig points to real estate speculation
  • Pink alliance supports new province
  • Army officials test positive for drugs
  • High Court hearing of Plan Renove case
  • Judge summons Pepe and Quirino
  • Another to be extradited
  • US Embassy on stolen vehicles
  • British cinema
Wednesday, 05 April 2006
  • Valdez sees economy growing by 5.5%
  • Haitian migration
  • Police look to control family violence
  • Deputies cite two from Santiago
  • Subervi warns JCE about candidates
  • DATE 2006 in Punta Cana
  • Verizon buyout heats up cell business
  • Staple prices are down a bit
  • Demand up at children's hospital
  • Joselito needs some help
  • DR is shortstop heaven
Tuesday, 04 April 2006
  • Investment in SD and Monte Plata
  • Expropriate Bahia de las Aguilas
  • EU investment strategy analyzed
  • Size of deal unprecedented
  • Impeachments hinder printing of ballots
  • Senate candidates debate today
  • OAS election observers expected
  • Public hearings for new province bill
  • Running for office but...
  • Former officials at Baninter trial
  • High court watching judges
  • Musician in trouble
Monday, 03 April 2006
  • President links crime to globalization
  • Greenhouse case back in court
  • Four perish in small plane
  • IMF review over
  • CONEP vs. Defillo
  • Verizon Dominicana sold to Telmex
  • Huge numbers in fraud cases
  • The downside of the fuel-buying practices
  • US$1 million to train police
  • "Vla" jailed
  • Metro moves money
  • Limes are gold
  • Alvarez Dugan receives National Press Prize
  • Dominican-German Shepherd wins abroad
  • Play Ball!
Friday, 31 March 2006
  • Digging the metro line
  • Lending up in 2005
  • Dutch and DR investment agreement
  • New Drug Council president
  • Easter Accident Prevention Campaign
  • JCE president on the "original sin"
  • RD$593.7 million for politicians
  • Political debates
  • Get to know the candidates
  • Days off at the UASD
  • Radiologists stand by doctor
  • Small plane crashed into mountain
  • Rapist sentenced to 30 years
  • Inventions exhibition
  • Dominican TV hosts star abroad
Thursday, 30 March 2006
  • Candidate for two positions
  • JCE under fire
  • JCE born "in original sin"
  • Alburquerque and Antun aim for 2008
  • Miguel Vasquez sentenced
  • "Vla" Pujols caught
  • Church against sexual freedom
  • Traffickers face charges
  • Counterfeit cigars incinerated
  • Search for missing plane
  • Punta Cana bets on its coral reefs
  • Orchids at the Botanico
Wednesday, 29 March 2006
  • Revving up the competitive forces
  • Fernandez pushes and things happen
  • Bahia de las Aguilas saga update
  • Woman to preside Drug Council
  • DR gets Maritime Law Institute
  • Remittances equal ten times aid
  • Customs seizes 110 cars
  • Once more into the fray
  • Where are the candidates?
  • United States demands approval of law
  • US embassy confirms flights
  • Beras Goico: The DR needs authority
  • Police blotter
  • Jeepeta sales up
  • S&Ls get 58% of income from deposits
  • Money talks to money
Tuesday, 28 March 2006
  • RD$5 billion for eastern region
  • Tourism Minister highlights his environmental plans
  • IDB loans to Congress
  • Banreservas profits over RD$2 billion
  • US helicopter flights investigated
  • "Sexual freedom" excluded from code
  • DR: pardon Haiti's debt
  • Medina supports protests in US
  • Delays forecast for DR-CAFTA
  • Prepaid power pilot program
  • Large amount of heroin seized
  • Physician convicted for malpractice
  • Debate on life sentences
  • Ruling favors clinic
  • Historian proposes leaders honored
Monday, 27 March 2006
  • President Leonel Fernandez returns
  • Government: RD$35.40 billion so far in '06
  • Re-doing Madrid Accord could net US$758 MM
  • DR files suit against AES
  • Waiting for info on Bahia de las Aguilas hotels
  • RD$2.72 billion for RD$1.46 billion
  • EDEs still far from 80%
  • Direct flights to and from India
  • JCE allows candidacy registrations
  • Dominican pharmaceuticals to enter the US
  • Arnaiz call cops "inefficient"
  • Possible solutions for deportees
  • Tourists trapped in Punta Rucia
  • Police jailed
  • Falconbridge president dies in crash
Friday, 24 March 2006
  • Royal audience for Leonel
  • JCE has a mess in its hands
  • WB loan for youth employment
  • DR and Haiti unite against bird flu
  • FINJUS: state protects corruption
  • PC criticizes Congress
  • Spot market energy profitable
  • Milagros leads new PRD faction
  • Progreso presents US consultants
  • Musician Juan Lockward dies
Thursday, 23 March 2006
  • Leonel visits British Parliament
  • Flight agreement with the UK
  • Validity of candidacies to be decided
  • Senators vote for new province
  • US medical team treats children
  • AG and DA favor telephone tapping
  • Pepe's extradition nears
  • Several arrested for extradition
  • Cocaine seized, three arrested
  • Security company shut down
Wednesday, 22 March 2006
  • Fernandez announces investments
  • Metro first phase by 2007
  • A new proposal for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Park as an attraction, not hotel site
  • Problems continue at the JCE
  • EU to donate US$50 million for education
  • VP says US troops are here for peace
  • Pawning of crops is big business
  • Obstacles to drug combatting
  • Police capture Las Terrenas thieves
  • Rafael Solano wins the Soberano
Tuesday, 21 March 2006
  • Leonel meets with Tony Blair
  • Bill Gates to support IT in DR
  • Communities against rock ash decision
  • Mixed reactions about bay development
  • Priorities and protected areas
  • Union Fenosa paid
  • Crackdown on income tax evasion
  • Watching the watchmen
  • Call for Metro tender
  • Problems with alliances
  • Physicians against deposits
  • Marc Anthony at Chavon
Monday, 20 March 2006
  • Fernandez meets with Spanish businessmen
  • Hotels for Bahia Las Aguilas
  • Attention to hotel surroundings
  • Changes over time in DR economy
  • Major hikes in fuel prices
  • Government to pay Union Fenosa
  • DR has best Mechanotronic Center
  • Vega likes the new numbers
  • Deported Dominicans - myths and realities
  • Penal Code may be reviewed
  • Serial killers caught and jailed
  • Lax controls on watchmen
  • Bloody protests in Licey over, for now
  • DNCD seizes 235 kg of cocaine
  • DR doesn't get to finals
Friday, 17 March 2006
  • President travels to Europe
  • WB supports "Solidarity" program
  • DR Special Advertising Section in Fortune
  • Rock-ash to be incinerated
  • Bill to create new province
  • JCE explains process to diplomats
  • Poll: 63% expect electoral fraud
  • RENOVE case in SCJ
  • Lawsuit to be filed against clinic
  • Private security firm closed down
  • Dominican "mule" caught in NYC
  • Weekly paper launched
  • PGA golf clinics and tournament
  • DR to play Cuba on Saturday
Thursday, 16 March 2006
  • IMF adjustments completed
  • Modernizing national accounting
  • Health units in Capotillo
  • Government seeks US$80M in damages
  • Government electricity trap
  • Power is obstacle to competitiveness
  • DR receives award
  • OAS accepts DR proposal
  • National Dialogue wants anti-crime force
  • International treaties ratified
  • Adoption service or human trafficking?
  • Renewable energy law requested
  • Leonel and Candelier lead in poll
  • Amable Aristy for President in 2008?
  • Castillo case update
  • Crime update
Wednesday, 15 March 2006
  • Asturian bagpipes serenade Fernandez
  • Leonel Fernandez goes to court
  • The DR requests deferral from IMF
  • Birth certificate copies to cost more
  • JCE wants guaranteed financing
  • 34% more in taxes
  • Face off over LPG market
  • Pharmacies regroup
  • White-collar theft
  • Wiring warehouse busted
  • More police patrols
  • Caught!
  • Clearing up a fatal incident
  • WHEW! Dominican team scrapes through
Tuesday, 14 March 2006
  • Leonel Fernandez to visit the UK
  • Billions to be invested by government
  • 58% approve of government
  • Sovereign bonds placed
  • Spanish ambassador summoned
  • EU Agreement consultation begins
  • Consulate to offer services in Santiago
  • Canada to host Expo Canada
  • Fernandez & Jeffrey Sachs
  • Graham to speak at FUNGLODE
  • Exports grow 20.5%
  • Hipolito, the jinx?
  • DR wins vital Baseball Classic game
Monday, 13 March 2006
  • Banks doing well
  • People doubt nation's course
  • Santo Domingo dark and other stories
  • US Commerce says DR has to get a move on
  • Anadegas backs down before army takeover
  • Young boy shines in the US
  • Victory and defeat at the WBC
Friday, 10 March 2006
  • DR to host CA summit
  • EU supports transparency
  • Talking shared challenges
  • Financial Times supplement on DR
  • Fuel shortage
  • VP: former administration soft on drugs
  • Pina: state not liable
  • Goodson to sue DR government
  • Penal Code needs to be reviewed
  • Castillo requests prison for bankers
  • Voting center in jail
  • Long power outages
  • DR classifies for WBC 2nd round
Thursday, 09 March 2006
  • Leonel travels to Panama
  • Women honored
  • Leonel saying less to the press
  • US: DR has poor human rights record
  • Hans Dannenberg, first envoy to India
  • French company wins metro tender
  • More on gasoline retailers
  • Coal generator proposal modified
  • Government sued by Herrera airlines
  • JCE approves coalition pacts
  • Former CDEEE official indicted
  • Criminal action expires in bank case
  • Illegal Haitians deported
  • World-class football in the DR
Wednesday, 08 March 2006
  • Anadegas and the government are trying
  • Ho-hum, now equal opportunity blackouts
  • Cut spending, not increase borrowing
  • Government spent RD$255m on advertising
  • DR unemployment highest in LA
  • A tough look at high school grads
  • Europe funds Haiti road to DR
  • Ole merged into Sirena
  • Santiago Chamber speaks out on crime
  • From the police blotter
  • Orlando dice and Que se dice agree
  • Chomsky talk in Santo Domingo
  • Doors open for Pavel Nunez
  • DR whips Venezuela in WBA
Tuesday, 07 March 2006
  • Infrastructure for northern provinces
  • Leonel: Bautista was unfair
  • Power agreement on hold?
  • Retailers not buying gasoline
  • No dual citizenship
  • Haiti's diaspora seeks dual citizenship
  • Insulza: campaigns must be regulated
  • Hertell warns about drug trafficking
  • Two arrested in aircraft case
  • AG to indict 37 in passport case
  • Sextuplets are doing fine
  • Swedish ping-pong champ visits
  • DR and Venezuela play today in WBC
Monday, 06 March 2006
  • Fernandez and Insulza speak out
  • More investments, fewer loans
  • Xrate fades against CDs
  • Power agreement "just whitewash"
  • Deal brings more blackouts
  • Petty crime?
  • Cops warned about heist
  • Criminals stop churchgoers
  • Customs mafia suspected of murder
  • Weak political system
  • Where your ITBIS goes?
  • President-elect favors dual citizenship
  • Thirty heart operations
  • Thousands enjoy carnival
  • Ortiz and Belliard guide DR to victory
Friday, 03 March 2006
  • Strengthening DR-Haitian ties
  • Haiti and DR-CAFTA
  • Weakness admitted in trafficking control
  • Officials appointed
  • JCE computer center off-limits
  • Business should push for energy alliance
  • Peso stability forecast
  • Telmex interested in DR
  • PRSC leader to run for PLD
  • Castillo attorneys: suspend process
  • Alvarez refuses to give information
  • Court rules in favor of Punta Cana Group
  • Customs inspector murdered
  • Marc Anthony at Altos de Chavon
Thursday, 02 March 2006
  • Leonel promotes officials, removes others
  • US: DR still vulnerable to trafficking
  • Preval arrives today
  • UNICEF: child abuse is tolerated in DR
  • Deadline for coalitions
  • Scotiabank appoints executive
  • Popular opens branch in Miami
  • Forex rate lower
  • DR team weakens
Wednesday, 01 March 2006
  • No inspection stickers
  • Preval arrives tomorrow
  • Police to train 10,000
  • US report on the border
  • Madrigal redux
  • Everyone pays the EDEs
  • Lower LNG prices good for DR
  • Quality Control in "Que se dice"
  • Pope Benedict sends Lopez to Lima
  • Bishops call for improved education
  • Seismological Institute warns of quakes
Tuesday, 28 February 2006
  • Leonel optimistic about future
  • Reactions to Leonel's speech
  • Complains of official criticism
  • Preval to visit Thursday
  • Expecting confirmation of Bush visit
  • Opening to world markets
  • Calling in the United Nations
  • Competitiveness = clusters movement
  • Enforcing laws re gravel extractors
  • Less demand for charter flights at AILI
  • Power deal signed
  • Blackouts cost Verizon US$3 million
  • An unorthodox solution to blackouts
  • Cardinal calls for austerity
  • Next sports games in Salcedo and Santiago
Thursday, 23 February 2006
  • Flag Day
  • Herrera closes, AILI opens
  • Electric tariff increase refused
  • Bridging decree signed today
  • Need to deprivatize government
  • Puerto Plata judge caught taking a bribe
  • Preval wants stronger relations
  • Verizon to invest US$151 million
  • Jamaican firm interested in DR
  • Progreso requests coercion measures
  • Extradition and new DNCD recruits
  • 18 lost at sea
  • Film festival
  • Spanish photography at Centro Leon
  • Juan Luis awarded at Vina del Mar
Wednesday, 22 February 2006
  • Fernandez and Bush Sr. meet in La Romana
  • The IMF likes what it sees
  • World Bank worries about accord
  • Consultations open for EU trade deal
  • Electronic dollars for government
  • General Accounting Office audits JCE contract
  • Subterranean waters delay metro construction
  • CAASD starts on Guajimia Creek
  • Political businesses
  • Freddy Perez blasts cities
  • Julio Hazim and his RD$4.2 billion debt
  • Police blotter
  • Scary numbers
  • Distracted whale rescued
Tuesday, 21 February 2006
  • Focus on the Environment
  • Low energy lightbulbs
  • RD$1 billion for classrooms
  • RD$10 and RD$25 coins, and change
  • DR and EU negotiating agreement
  • DEA concerned over drugs stay here
  • Plan Renove recourse filed
  • Guillermo Gomez withheld US$10 million
  • Airlines: new airport not ready
  • Cayo Levantado construction without permits
  • Calling on the Navy
  • Highest crime rates
  • US soldier buried in San Pedro
  • Duarte Bridge reopens Friday
  • Bush Sr. visits
Monday, 20 February 2006
  • AMET will not retain driver's licenses
  • Money for Guaigui Dam
  • 1.55% inflation in January
  • Clinton to help attract Indian investment
  • Weather to affect new airport
  • Real estate sales up
  • Romero to seek Senate seat
  • Senator sent to justice
  • Cardinal on politicians request for $
  • Toral calls for end to electricity mafia
  • Blackouts punish North and South
  • Price round offs
  • Progreso shareholders take action
  • New record-breaking film?
Friday, 17 February 2006
  • Bush might visit in May
  • DR first visit by Preval
  • DR consulates to open in India
  • CB tenders US$300 million in bonds
  • EDEs must pay back RD$32.5 million
  • Segura vs. Mejia
  • Bills expire in Congress
  • AG starts transparency plan
  • You can do no wrong
  • RD$500 million for political campaigning
  • Millions for politics, not for schools
  • Rescued children escape from shelters
  • Boat intercepted trying to reach PR
  • Turtle eggs hatch in Punta Cana
  • National Games open today
Thursday, 16 February 2006
  • Leonel congratulates Haiti
  • DR-CAFTA documents submitted
  • IMF evaluating government performance
  • VP accuses PRD of authoritarianism
  • Masons: vote against corruption
  • Recourse against Plan Renove ruling
  • Baninter defendant files OAS complaint
  • DA to begin Progreso investigation
  • Agripino favors reinsertion of ex-cons
  • Puerto Rico expands its parks
  • Expo Europa 2006
  • Sting is coming
  • World Baseball Classic forum
Wednesday, 15 February 2006
  • Nobel laureate Tutu visits DR
  • Central Bank increases interest rates
  • IDB sees progress
  • Autonomy for two agencies
  • Coal-fired tender saga continues
  • Taking steps backwards
  • Kid gloves for corruption cases
  • JCE rejects electronic voting
  • Participacion Ciudadana gets new leader
  • Las Americas not Punta Caucedo
  • Sextuplets at home
  • RD$25 million for Classic Team
Tuesday, 14 February 2006
  • Senate passes budget bill
  • Low wattage light bulbs
  • Opportunities within DR-CAFTA
  • Police officers involved in fraud
  • Subero wants stricter judges
  • What's with this deal?
  • More police officers
  • 39 wanted for extradition
  • Slot machine bill passed
  • Pink alliance seeks to bring Mejia back
  • Aircraft accident cause uncertain
  • Flights resumed
  • Sextuplets home
  • Valentine's Day
Monday, 13 February 2006
  • Leonel meets with Haitian students
  • Lopez Rodriguez slams RENOVE decision
  • Senate postpones budget debate
  • Coal-fired deal on hold
  • World Bank holds up US$50 million
  • AMET behaving
  • Palmnappers caught
  • Abuse voids drug case
  • Livestock Fair opens
  • Plane down in Samana
  • People differ on coins
Friday, 10 February 2006
  • Funds for the police
  • Prices of hardware items down
  • Bear Stearns on budget approval
  • Senators: identify metro funds sources
  • 290 more NGOs included in budget
  • Former bank president indicted
  • Something fishy in tender winner
  • No more drivers licenses retained
  • US$1.8 million program for Bayahibe
  • RD$10 and RD$25 coins
  • Crusades analyzed
Thursday, 09 February 2006
  • Budget bill passed by Deputies
  • Park of the East under siege
  • New power plants deal questioned
  • AES replies to Segura
  • Debt restructuring approved
  • Agreement with Colombia
  • Making the most of DR-CAFTA
  • Puerto Rico trade mission to visit
  • Market to be moved from Dajabon
  • Thousands of DR inmates in US and PR
  • Israeli police officer fired
  • Cheaper purified water
  • Carnival in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 08 February 2006
  • Bio-diesel fleet given push
  • Dollar sales reach US$12.39bn in '05
  • AES is smart, real smart
  • IDB calls for 70% collection rate
  • Parque del Este controversy
  • RENOVE decision questioned
  • Candidates on the campaign trail
  • Santiago to get Democratic Security
  • Cop killer arrested in New York
  • Violent Tuesday
  • Baseball: Venezuela wins Caribbean Series
Tuesday, 07 February 2006
  • Ministry of Tourism's plans
  • Budget addendum to Congress
  • Spanish investment over US$1.36 billion
  • Lots of vehicles
  • For-ex rate stable
  • Plan Renove defendants acquitted
  • Ministry optimistic about Haitian elections
  • US reserve squadron established
  • Colombian minister visits
  • Israeli police beat DR ambassador's wife
  • Germans remember accident victims
  • Homemade gun man released
  • Cesar Estrella Sadhala passes away
  • DR closer to winning series
Monday, 06 February 2006
  • George W. Bush to visit RD
  • Sonia says July is too soon
  • Bani sand dunes were damaged
  • Environmental chase
  • El Catey Airport set for this year
  • Questions raised on coal-fired tender
  • Nothing new on electricity talks
  • Valdez Albizu receives prize
  • Foreign investment pushes DR growth
  • Bernardo Vega: The good and the bad
  • Former CREP chief out on bail
  • Sextuplets cost RD$1.2 million
  • Beer's best kept secret
Friday, 03 February 2006
  • Graduating in English
  • Budget agreement reached
  • Aerodom probe continues
  • Foreign workforce displacing Dominicans
  • Jesuits: no more Haitian workers needed
  • New ambassador to promote harmony
  • Dominican air space used by traffickers
  • Audit discloses unlawful CB transaction
  • Bank directors squandered millions
  • Alcohol abuse in barrios
  • Elderly lady caught smuggling drugs
  • DR wins first game in series
Thursday, 02 February 2006
  • Works inaugurated in Azua
  • Armed man caught near President
  • Cocco: tax evasion at Las Americas
  • The art of negotiating with government
  • 20% foreigners in workforce
  • Focus on electricity woes
  • Report on budget ready
  • London Club debt restructuring
  • Inflation and depreciation affect salaries
  • DR presides ACP Ministers Council
  • Funding for vocational schools
  • New Haitian ambassador
  • AG to run for Senator
  • New colors for Hatuey's party
  • 78 deported from US
  • Casandra Awards nominees
Wednesday, 01 February 2006
  • Police get computer hook-up
  • Emirates get coal deal
  • Contract labor only for sugar mills
  • Use of 2005 budget hurts everyone
  • JCE settles Santiago Election Board
  • Cops ambushed and killed
  • Stowaway case in St. Maarten
  • La Vega to Moca protest
  • Citizens and voters
  • Lower prices spur construction
  • Environmental workshop for journalists
  • Caribbean World Series
  • ESPN to air World Baseball Classic
Tuesday, 31 January 2006
  • Natural Monuments Commission created
  • Parking meters for Santiago
  • Mella bridge direction change
  • Ambassador in Luxembourg
  • Charcoal-fired plant tender
  • New national accounts system
  • Step backwards
  • Dominguez Brito to seek senator seat
  • Hotel on Agua Luz grounds authorized
  • Policeman arrested for shot in the air
  • Migrant trafficking is big business
  • Free zone industries update
  • La Vega carnival
  • Aguayo makes it again to Pan Ams
Friday, 27 January 2006
  • DR1 breaks for Duarte holiday
  • Protecting the Bani Dunes
  • Delay in paying government wages
  • Maximo Gomez stretch to be closed
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Migration Director on Haitian immigrants
  • Deputy-hopeful proposals
  • Can DR-CAFTA countries compete?
  • Multiple truck crash
  • National literary prize
  • A Guinness world record?
  • Juan Luis Guerra honored at Berklee
Thursday, 26 January 2006
  • Preliminary agreement on budget
  • Little interest in tender for trains
  • Herrera airport ordered to close
  • Overpass inaugurated
  • Government to fund scholarships
  • Universities to be evaluated
  • Promoting French in schools
  • Electoral process officially begins today
  • Majority thinks politicians dishonest
  • Baby killed by stray bullet
  • Licey is champion
Wednesday, 25 January 2006
  • LF wants congressional talks asap
  • DR getting tough on crime
  • Central Bank to release US$100 M
  • Bids out for Metro rolling stock
  • DA's office opens a Life Line
  • Big questions about the GDP numbers
  • Propane subsidy down 29%
  • The EDEs owe us US$923 million
  • Las Americas to become an expressway
  • The sextuplets are almost home
  • Tigers roar
Tuesday, 24 January 2006
  • IMF approves 5% discretional fund
  • President to meet with lawmakers
  • Active deputies
  • EDEs should pay for outages
  • Computers for safe neighborhoods and Police
  • Highest growth in Latin America
  • High Court issues arrest warrants
  • 33 parties and movements refused recognition
  • Santiago wants safe neighborhoods too
  • OAS Assembly simulation
  • Closed bridge causes traffic jams
  • Licey ahead in playoffs
Monday, 23 January 2006
  • Leonel was "misquoted"
  • Armed Forces link farmers to Haitian traffic
  • Haitian births at La Altagracia
  • Teenage pregnancies big problem
  • Debt and electricity eat up budget
  • Pension funds accumulates RD$24 billion
  • Bishops question administration
  • Spanish money for housing in the DR
  • Businessmen claim end to dispatcher
  • Billion pesos worth of beans
  • Cement prices way down
  • A success story
  • Pink Pact
  • Julia Alvarez and Mary Perez Ph.D.s
  • Baseball playoffs all tied up
Friday, 20 January 2006
  • Hospital inaugurated in San Juan
  • Minister travels to Guyana and Honduras
  • Ministry warns about graduate studies
  • Ministry requires RD$40 billion yearly
  • Dialogue sought for approval of budget
  • Government spends more
  • Letter addresses corruption in government
  • Government reacts to metro criticism
  • Parents will attend workshop
  • 800 Haitians deported in three days
  • Counterfeit cigars seized
  • EDEs to refund customers
  • Sales of chicken up 31%
  • Organic cacao market dominance
  • Supermarket to maintain prices
  • Barry Bonds arrives
  • Aguilas win, playoffs tied
Thursday, 19 January 2006
  • Merit awards presented to students
  • The Senate vs. the President
  • Mental health center in Gualey
  • Kids returned to parents
  • DA warns Pepe
  • No homicides in "safe" neighborhoods
  • 56% think public officers are corrupt
  • Soldiers received "gifts"
  • Civil registry or electronic vote?
  • EU provides RD$30 million
  • EU to contribute in migratory policy
  • Does the DR depend on Haitian labor?
  • UN: It's time to define migratory policy
  • A-Rod decides to play for US
  • Aguilas and Licey to playoffs again
Wednesday, 18 January 2006
  • Xcaret Group interested in DR
  • A little shortfall? RD$2.08 billion
  • Some long distance calls to be free
  • Metro goes full speed ahead
  • DGII admits price hikes
  • Kids off the streets
  • IDB sees no risks for loans
  • Hertell says DR needs Haitians
  • Haitian migrants intercepted
  • The whales are back!
  • Charles Aznavour to visit
  • Baseball playoffs start tonight
Tuesday, 17 January 2006
  • Government establishes priorities
  • Health centers for security plan neighborhoods
  • Trademarks in 48 hours
  • Products costlier
  • Students encouraged to choose technology
  • Pepe formally accused by DA
  • Seven soldiers found guilty
  • Baez attorneys warn potential buyers
  • AG could run for senator
  • Public Opinion Institute opens
  • Monte Plata sports games
  • Dominicans in World Baseball Classic
Monday, 16 January 2006
  • President Fernandez on Taiwan
  • President's travels abroad
  • DR-CAFTA update
  • Limit for tax exempt wages raised
  • 2005 inflation rate at 7.4%
  • More troops for frontier
  • Energy Plan not working
  • Bidding tender for Metro station
  • Metro minister is big investor in Samana
  • A call to end INESPRE and IAD
  • Rescue workers are heroes
  • Violent storm hits Santiago
  • Cardinal speaks out on Haiti
  • Differing opinions on computer voting
  • Baseball heats up
Friday, 13 January 2006
  • Executive Branch extends legislature
  • Public credit bill passed
  • Laws must be refined for DR-CAFTA
  • US reserve personnel to Barahona
  • Protest impedes burial of Haitians
  • Investigation demanded
  • Haiti is DR's problem
  • Banreservas assets increase
  • Popular is most admired bank
  • DR favorite to win World Classic
  • Barry Bonds to visit
  • Max security around Angelina Jolie
Thursday, 12 January 2006
  • Focus on people smuggling tragedy
  • A horrendous crime
  • Fuel sale schedule de-regulated
  • US official visits
  • Approval for US$300 million in bonds
  • Merca SD work progresses
  • Price of chicken expected to drop
  • Double taxation
  • Quiet nights under security plan
  • Man wanted by US turns himself in
  • Widowed mother of 10 receives home
  • US humanitarian program in Barahona
  • Roman chapel to honor Dominican virgin
Wednesday, 11 January 2006
  • Gasoline sales restricted again
  • Government abandons island project
  • First future prosecutors graduated
  • Political grease buys metro funds
  • DR has to ask for exemption from IMF
  • Rumors caused price hikes
  • Traders threaten boycott
  • Solar fiasco
  • Bad Moms jailed
  • Rains wreak havoc in Puerto Plata
  • Two serious accidents near Santiago
  • The Good Shepherd filming
  • Baseball results
Tuesday, 10 January 2006
  • Budget commission meets Tuesday
  • Government invests US$611m in energy
  • Fuel prices go up and then down
  • Presidente defends price increases
  • Computers now pay 16%
  • What triggered the price increases
  • Metro construction disrupts Maximo Gomez
  • Caribbean industry spokesman to visit
  • Security Plan to 12 neighborhoods
  • Focus on crime
  • Armed Forces alert
  • Man arrested, wanted by US
  • Opposition parties favor political pact
  • Cardinal against foreign interference
  • Filming under strict security
  • Angelina Jolie arrives
Friday, 06 January 2006
  • DR1 will not be published Monday
  • No agreement on exchange commission
  • Economic goals for 2006
  • Investment in hospitals
  • Financial aid for sextuplets
  • Opposition legislators say island is dead
  • Another contract for the Agua y Luz
  • Pena: Metro won't affect theater
  • President Bush to visit
  • Insulza to visit
  • DR and Belize united by database
  • JCE wants to start campaign now
  • No alliance after all
  • De Niro and Damon arrive
Thursday, 05 January 2006
  • Government: price increases unjustified
  • Exchange commission still being applied
  • PRD warns against double taxing
  • Hundreds claim damages by fuel
  • Soldiers sent to border
  • Online passport renewals
  • DR could join common passport with CA
  • Trujillo's home converted into school
  • Duarte Bridge closed for a month
  • Diandino awaits invitation from Congress
  • 36 political parties await recognition
  • Women swindled, offered to travel
  • NYT: A-Rod to play for USA
Wednesday, 04 January 2006
  • Central Bank explains for-ex rate hike
  • Electric subsidy to continue
  • Gasoline fallout
  • Government against speculators
  • Plague of one-armed bandits
  • 24 hour patrols
  • Dead beat dads
  • Labor Department report
  • Congressman from US visits
  • Altos de Chavon's famous professors
  • Mark your calendars
Tuesday, 03 January 2006
  • President Fernandez's wishes for 2006
  • The Clintons visit
  • Central Bank posts recovery figures
  • RD$75 billion in infrastructure
  • Santiago businessmen oppose metro
  • Two burdensome subsidies
  • Floating electricity
  • Gasoline problems
  • Refinery takes responsibility
  • Price increases cause concern
  • Not unexpected: DR-CAFTA did not start
  • Foreign relations outlook
  • Understanding Haiti
  • Holiday Toll
  • For-ex rate opens year on the rise

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