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Thursday, 27 December 2012
  • DR1 News takes New Year's break
  • President Medina has more plans for education
  • Government payroll nearly RD$10 billion a month
  • Airport security to be improved
  • Help for coffee farmers
  • More airlines fly to the Dominican Republic
  • Latest figures on Christmas accidents
  • Ex President Leonel Fernandez celebrates birthday
  • Electricity for Christmas was a short-lived blessing
  • 74-year old sent to jail in Solano killing case
  • Karim Abu Naba'a sent to jail on remand
  • Sobeida Felix hearing delayed
  • Al Pie del Tamesis, back at Casa de Teatro
  • Julio Iglesias at Altos de Chavon
  • Milly and Tono at Teatro La Fiesta
  • Pavel Nunez at Casa de Teatro
  • Comedy at the Jaragua
  • Mega bash for New Year's Eve at the Jaragua
Wednesday, 26 December 2012
  • Take the Metro II free for the holidays
  • Farm fair in Santo Domingo brings in RD$50 million
  • Think tank says budget overestimates income by 5%
  • IDB expresses optimism
  • European crisis affects tourism in DR
  • The unhappy toll of the holidays
  • Dominican Police are poorly paid
  • Sobeida makes bid for freedom
  • Two women rescued
  • Moneychanger Solano killed by uncle
  • Baseball roundup
  • Jazz and merengue at Sunset
  • Christmas Concert at Cuesta
  • Joseito Mateo at Teatro La Fiesta
Friday, 21 December 2012
  • DR1 News takes Christmas break
  • No classes until 7 January 2013
  • Christmas box distribution starts
  • No pardons this year
  • Tax office: don't forget new taxes in 2013
  • Supreme Court orders Bautista case reopened
  • OPRET fails to complete Metro collateral projects
  • TSE rejects disciplinary trial for Mejia
  • Truckers need to find new way through city
  • Tunnels to be closed today and Saturday
  • Murder of couple drug related
  • Four arrested in Higuey; one for robbery of Swiss tourist
  • Baseball report
  • Santo Domingo Cathedral Christmas Concert
Thursday, 20 December 2012
  • Where President Medina will go, no one knows
  • There is no 'list'
  • Hospitals to be repaired and improved
  • Christmas and New Year traffic laws
  • The army leaves La Romana
  • Where are two men stopped by Police nearly two months ago?
  • More still waiting for Christmas bonus
  • Crime supposedly decreasing
  • Sobeida and Nin to stay in jail
  • New York Deputy denies stealing US$20,000
  • Baby kidnapped
  • Cyrille Aimee and Surreal Band at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
  • Deputies pass Budget law for 2013
  • It's Christmas time
  • Electricity sector says it loses 38% in collections
  • Hipolito says he will not go to disciplinary trial
  • Transport unions show their true colors
  • Banco Popular Fitch rating decreased
  • More than 150 violent deaths in November and December
  • Tourists robbed in Higuey
  • Onamet forecasts clouds and rains
  • Baseball Roundup
  • Christmas Marathon in Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
  • Senate approves 2013 Budget
  • Doctors wait for Christmas money
  • Dominicans arriving home but luggage stays behind
  • Christmas is coming; hospitals filling up
  • Turn down the music
  • Investigation into Caamano death
  • Malaria on the increase
  • Theft of Claro cables getting worse
  • Onion farmers protest
  • Cyrille Aimee concert at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
Monday, 17 December 2012
  • Senate to approve 2013 budget today
  • Attorney General's agency identifies bosses
  • Santiago-San Juan Highway up for tender in 2013
  • Another tax bite for all of us
  • How to spend that 4%
  • Only 780 applications to Community College
  • New packing plant in Constanza
  • Lack of volume hinders farm trade
  • Fishermen's Village reopening boosts economy
  • Cops make arrests in Los Mogotes murders
  • Shooting tragedy strikes young ballplayer
  • Baseball roundup
  • Jazzy Mondays in Santiago
Friday, 14 December 2012
  • Medina announces 10 projects for Santiago
  • Judge rejects remand for Amable
  • CDEEE begins US$300 million payment to generators
  • Customs only collects 92% of forecast
  • DNI and PGR dismantle drug and money laundering network
  • Police tie three killed in VA to robbery
  • Crime fighters compete for headlines
  • Puerto Plata welcomes 340-pax cruise ship
  • Keep the umbrellas handy
  • Baseball roundup
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa in concert
Thursday, 13 December 2012
  • President and First Lady start project for disabled children
  • More Free Zone companies
  • First aid centers planned
  • Will Amable go to jail?
  • Christmas baskets to be handed out next week
  • Minou Tavarez Mirabal to chair PGA council
  • Air Europa to fill Iberia gap
  • French drug network disbanded
  • Four young men killed and burned
  • More rain on the way
  • Romeo Santos in concert
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
  • President submits RD$530 billion budget to Congress
  • Fitch lowers Dominican Republic rating
  • At long last deputies publish their payroll
  • CDEEE will pay with factoring some US$300 million
  • Proposal to regulate motorcycles announced
  • National Police sent 1600 to the Cibao
  • Public Works patrols Coral Freeway and Tourist Boulevard
  • Counterfeit RD$1000 and RD$500 bills circulating
  • Two more killed in "exchange of gunfire"
  • Today is an interesting day
  • Dominican Republic over Venezuela in All Star Game
  • Diary, calendar and exhibition launched
  • The Best Christmas Gift at Teatro Guloya
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
  • Embassies asked for names to back up rumors
  • New disabled access ramps
  • Plans to rehabilitate plantations infected by Black Sigatoka
  • Plantain prices going up
  • Ex-president Fernandez in Jordan
  • Illegal to promote Trujillo
  • New public prosecutors' offices
  • Trauma hospital in a sorry state
  • Ibero-American Park opens in Santo Domingo
  • Stun guns stopped en route to the Dominican Republic
  • Rigo Zapata at Hard Rock
Monday, 10 December 2012
  • Medina decrees Stock Market rules
  • Danilo promulgates tax amnesty law
  • International highway being repaired
  • Christmas bonus stirs economy but few cops are seen
  • National Archives has over 12 million documents online
  • Anti-corruption protests along Malecon
  • Deputy responds to US Embassy
  • Why Francina lost her eyesight
  • Understanding the increase in crime
  • Cafe Santo Domingo goes east
  • Not the nicest job in Santo Domingo
  • Chavez cancer recurrence a worry for DR
  • Onamet says the week starts dry
  • Baseball roundup
Friday, 07 December 2012
  • Medina visits Luis E. Aybar hospital
  • Lots of money in circulation
  • Public Health dental director suspended
  • Opposition to 10-year limit on vehicle imports
  • Legislators call for breaking the law
  • Congress "legalizes crime"
  • Security cameras have been key to finding criminals
  • Caribbean and US unite to fight drug shipments
  • Who's in the national pantheon?
  • Chocolate and macadamia for Christmas
  • Estrellas and Aguilas lead in Dominican baseball
  • Wilfrido and Villalona at La Fiesta
  • Danny Rivera concert at the National Theater
Thursday, 06 December 2012
  • President Danilo Medina takes to bat
  • New park for Christmas
  • Democratizing government construction
  • New school construction to start
  • Dominican Republic to sell bonds
  • RD$1 billion loan for government Xmas salaries
  • New Heroic Resistance day
  • More in favor of new rules for motorcycles
  • Trying to sort the power problems
  • Dominican Republic still perceived as very corrupt
  • AIDS amongst women on the increase
  • Femicides decreasing
  • Color Vision denies responsibility
  • Dominicans returning in droves
  • Long Night of Museums: Saturday, 8 December
Wednesday, 05 December 2012
  • Government to use RD$40 billion of pensions
  • IDB and World Bank will back Medina programs
  • Deputies approve tax amnesty legislation
  • Deputies reject sale of HOMS shares
  • Pared Perez likes MVM idea of a pact
  • Danilo orders squatters to be cared for by PN
  • Police investigate death of man killed in robbery
  • Man chains himself to gate opposite US Consulate
  • Beware of motorcycles with two men on board
  • Rains cause havoc in Cibao and Northwest Line
  • Estrellas lead in Dominican baseball
Tuesday, 04 December 2012
  • 4% for education at last
  • Increased subsidized food program in the north
  • High blood pressure in the dry south
  • Students unable to register
  • PR firm announces partnership
  • Bank of the Year
  • Extradition date set for bachata singer's son
  • Magician's head set on fire
  • Have judges had their US visas revoked?
  • Francina Hungria unlikely to recover sight
  • Paco de Lucia at the National Theater
Monday, 03 December 2012
  • San Juan's first President comes home
  • Council of Ministers will see National Budget today
  • Mipyme in government purchases: RD$29 billion
  • DGII Director says banking secrets are safe
  • You can't say we did not warn you
  • Companies line up to build La Barquita
  • Chamber of Deputies keeps mute about staff
  • Vargas suggests national pact against crime
  • Police catch shooter in Hungria case
  • Preliminary eye evaluation is not good
  • Onamet announces rain: it is raining in Santiago
  • Pitcher Joel Carreno to have surgery
  • Baseball roundup
  • Romeo at the Olympic Stadium
Friday, 30 November 2012
  • Medina speaks for regional integration
  • Police of the Americas meet in Santo Domingo
  • Blackouts are back
  • Better linkages and lower costs needed for industry
  • Not revenge, rather an end to impunity
  • Sambil opens for shopping in Santo Domingo
  • Bon Ice Cream celebrates 40th anniversary
  • Christmas travel from Spain affected by Iberia strike
  • Violence victim travels to Miami to try to save one eye
  • Robbery foiled at Bondelic
  • Baby present at murder of parents
  • 12 kilos seized from pineapple juice shipment
  • All suspects under arrest in Evaristo Morales murders
  • Tono Rosario at Jet Set
Thursday, 29 November 2012
  • DGII gets tough with small shops
  • Constitution to be taught in schools
  • Power outages to get worse
  • Airport Security to be increased
  • Nanny says not guilty
  • Fifth Ameripol summit
  • Unknown quantity of fake medicines in circulation
  • No more children should be born with HIV
  • Dominican women have different lives in the US
  • New friendly police force on the way
  • More people may be charged in the Quirino case
  • Jazzy Thursdays at the Hostal
  • Christmas Carol Concert
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
  • Medina calls for patience
  • Agriculture Minister's three main goals
  • Public Works is out of money
  • Ten-year old cars to enter DR
  • AMET and Unions sign agreement
  • Cardinal calls for austerity
  • Dengue has claimed 40
  • Guayacanes house used as drug warehouse
  • Shooting victim to be moved to Miami
  • Beware of social media asking for money
  • Winter League Baseball roundup
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
  • President Medina to speak tonight
  • Even Christmas tree is more austere
  • Poor neighborhoods to be given food at Christmas
  • Fewer public holidays this year
  • Only three days left to renew vehicle tax
  • Thousands of birth certificates issued
  • 73 new ambulances
  • Last murder suspect arrested
  • Gender violence statistics
  • Call for Amable Aristy to be jailed
  • The Best Christmas Gift
Monday, 26 November 2012
  • Danilo makes more impromptu visits
  • Five new Consuls General
  • Business leaders call for fiscal pact
  • Santiago has a water deficit
  • Santo Domingo is inaccessible for disabled
  • Deficiencies keep DR universities from rankings
  • Medina eliminates more agencies
  • Thousands march for the family
  • Police Reforms commission formed
  • Money asked for serving arrest warrant
  • Winter League baseball update
Friday, 23 November 2012
  • Caribbean heads of government to meet in Santo Domingo
  • IDB lends US$25 million for Santiago drinking water
  • Recycling program for Colonial City
  • Zero waste program
  • 73% of foreigners studying in DR are Haitians
  • Another law enforcement agency scandal
  • Bank robber was a preacher for 12 years
  • Venezuelan mule arrested in Punta Cana
  • DNCD arrests French fugitive
  • It's chilly in the Dominican Republic
  • Marc, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis in Santo Domingo
  • Jose Luis Perales at the National Theater
Thursday, 22 November 2012
  • Christmas bonus to be paid early
  • Danilo to speak to the nation
  • Amnesty bill approved by the Senate
  • Black Friday in Santo Domingo
  • Water problem in Boca Chica
  • Road resurfacing for Monte Plata
  • March against violence against women
  • US Ambassador praises Danilo
  • More police on streets for Christmas
  • Whisky thieves arrested
  • Mark Anthony visits for orphanage launch
  • Cirque du Soleil's Saltimbanco in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
  • President Medina visits Explorer of the Seas
  • Margarita tops poll; Danilo second
  • Fadul announces end to drinking hours
  • Judges have five days to convene hearing
  • Pathologist says that Soanny died of poisoning
  • Do as I say, not as I do
  • Armed deputies in Chamber debates
  • Report released on prison conditions
  • Santiago families in ravine will be moved
  • Blood-chilling murderers caught
  • "Can you hear me now?"
  • Dominican Baseball update
Tuesday, 20 November 2012
  • President helps farmers
  • How is Danilo doing?
  • Toll set for Coral Highway
  • New classrooms to be built
  • Will the case against Felix Bautista be heard?
  • Protests spread abroad
  • Flooding in Santiago leads to 4 deaths
  • No idea how Dr. Soanny Montero died
  • Traffic accident on the Duarte highway
  • Plot to murder state prosecutor
  • Husband of murdered woman dies
  • Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz
Monday, 19 November 2012
  • President Medina returns to the DR
  • IMF points to issues with DR economy
  • DGA announces Christmas duty-free period
  • Endangered species identified on Loma Miranda
  • "Stop the circus," says Dominguez Brito
  • AG insists on SCJ revocation of Bautista case
  • Youth protest at Plaza de la Bandera
  • Police Chief calls for fugitive to surrender
  • Some 1,300 have lost their lives on the roads
  • Low-pressure trough brings rains
  • A Roundup of Dominican Winter League Baseball
  • Works by Guillo Perez at Bellas Artes
Friday, 16 November 2012
  • President Medina in Spain
  • It's enough, says Adriano Miguel Tejada
  • Central Bank governor contradicts former President
  • PC says Fernandez knew he was overspending
  • Fernandez's arguments 'don't hold up'
  • Guillermo Moreno complains of death threats
  • Population statistics
  • Feminists protest Penal Code changes
  • Santiago bank robber turns himself in
  • Serbian and Romanian arrested in la Romana
  • Grammys for Juan Luis and Milly
  • Wason Brazoban concert at Sans Souci
Thursday, 15 November 2012
  • IMF met with the government
  • Senate passes Internet tax amendment
  • Fiscal Amnesty sent to Congress
  • Rejection of jail terms for criticizing public officials
  • European money for education
  • Supermarket fire
  • The drug problem in the Dominican Republic
  • More deaths from dengue and cholera
  • Triple murder in Santo Domingo
  • Juan Luis Guerra at Latin Grammys
  • Manny Ramirez plays for the Aguilas
  • Video Games Fair at Sans Souci
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
  • President launches massive title drive
  • President scheduled to travel to Spain today
  • Attorney General drops case against Leonel
  • Fernandez tries to explain RD$187 billion deficit
  • Deputies revoke tax on Internet purchases
  • DGM foreigner regularization plan ready
  • Drivers beware: marbetes must be renewed
  • Underage pregnancy rate causes concern
  • Police arrest four of armored car heist
  • Body Worlds at Agora Mall
  • Winter League Baseball Roundup
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
  • Investment in the DR to be made easier
  • Internet sales addendum sent to Congress
  • President Medina postpones Spain trip departure
  • Leonel Fernandez to address the nation
  • No need to panic about exchange rate
  • Sales drop of 25% forecast for 2013
  • Spanish company wins damages
  • Democracy may collapse
  • Police respond to public outcry
  • Robbery at Bravo in Los Cacicazgos
  • Bella Vista home searched for drugs
  • Part of the country still under flood alert
  • Vargas Llosa's Al Pie del Tamesis at Casa de Teatro
Monday, 12 November 2012
  • Medina visits flood damage in Puerto Plata
  • President steps back on Internet purchases
  • A bigger and better protest against more taxes
  • Experts predict GDP decrease in 2013
  • Santo Domingo will control street sales
  • Public hearing for defamation and libel article
  • Baby turtles at Guibia Beach
  • Mining company will use tunnels for gold and copper
  • Major Police shakeup: dozens discharged
  • Drug traffickers infiltrate Dominican military
  • People go to funny movies
  • Winter League Baseball Roundup
Friday, 09 November 2012
  • President Medina to Ibero-American Summit in Spain
  • Central Bank calls for more support for exports
  • PLD legislators fast-track tax reform
  • Peso breaks 40-1 barrier
  • AmCham discussing effects of tax reform
  • Freedom of press in danger in DR
  • Work agenda set with Haiti
  • Bahamas to crack down on poachers
  • ECLAC Conference on Women in Santo Domingo
  • Damajagua's Joe Kennedy wins US Congress seat
  • Dominicans getting fatter
  • 21-year old student dies in tax protests
  • Norwegian chef Arne Brimi in Santo Domingo
  • Seattle Mariners to build new baseball academy
  • Licey breaks its losing streak in baseball
Thursday, 08 November 2012
  • The Chamber of Deputies passes tax overall
  • Vice President inaugurates pre-school
  • Plenty of food for Christmas
  • Trade imbalance with Haiti
  • Teachers ask for pay rise
  • Road in Azua reopens after landslide
  • US to keep an eye on DR-CAFTA
  • Transport unions protest
  • Judges protest against dismissals
  • 60% of murders unsolved
  • Colorful Constitution for kids
  • Vibrating chairs in Santo Domingo cinema
  • Time for architecture
Wednesday, 07 November 2012
  • Medina congratulates Obama
  • Tax reform zips through Chamber of Deputies
  • Government negotiates with generators
  • IMF = more reforms
  • Alicia Ortega names names of people with apartments
  • RD$18 million memoir for Public Works
  • State loses RD$5 billion in fuel 'mafia'
  • Sandy caused over RD$900 million in losses
  • Cholera in Moca brings alerts to area
  • San Cristobal celebrated Constitution Day
  • "Locksmith" caught red-handed
  • Winter League Baseball Roundup
  • Serrat and Sabina in concert
  • Baghboudarian at the National Theater
Tuesday, 06 November 2012
  • President Medina makes surprise visit to Cabarete
  • Tax Reform bill in the Chamber of Deputies
  • David Ortiz joins fiscal reform protest
  • IMF mission visits for stand-by arrangement
  • Water supply restored today
  • Constitution Day
  • Positive talks with Bahamian government
  • Alianza Pais asks for Felix Bautista investigation
  • Police to help people to read and write
  • Fear of crime and violence is affecting the country
  • Ramirez Ferreira focuses on Presidency military aides
  • Fugitive murderer arrested
  • Three held for Pascual Perez murder
  • Tourist businesses being shut down in Bavaro
  • Cholera outbreaks in Moca and Santo Domingo
  • Lots of baseball over the weekend
  • Latin American PGA Tour at Cana Bay Golf Course
Friday, 02 November 2012
  • DR1 breaks for Constitution Day holiday
  • Tax amnesty included in fiscal reform package
  • Cruise tourism to DR declines
  • Former US President George W. Bush speaks in DR
  • Flights to the US mostly back to normal
  • Depression and suicide increases in DR
  • 1,200 femicides in six years
  • US judiciary report on Hiraldo Guerrero published
  • Weekend weather forecast
  • Lots of baseball over the weekend
  • Jazz Festival in Puerto Plata
Thursday, 01 November 2012
  • More money for education
  • An austere Christmas for Deputies
  • Tax Reform bill will have some changes
  • Tobacco farmers ask for no more tax on cigarettes
  • Interest rates to stay the same
  • WTO grants another extension to free zones
  • DR sugar production surpasses target
  • DR competitiveness endangered by taxation bill
  • Haitian company is new owner of Texaco in DR
  • Dominicans to vote for Obama
  • Escaped convicts killed by police
  • Former DNCD operations head to be extradited
  • Ramon Tebar & Daniil Trifonov at the National Theater
Wednesday, 31 October 2012
  • CAASD begins repairs to pipeline
  • Private mini hydroelectric plant to be built
  • JCE head rejects IAHRC charges
  • Municipalities to run farmers markets
  • New Ambassador reviews DR-Canadian relationships
  • Bahamians come for talks with DR officials
  • Army to reduce checkpoints
  • Killer of deputy prosecutor had long rap sheet
  • More Czech citizens could be arrested in DR
  • Onamet says more rains are due
  • Dominican Winter League Baseball update
  • Dominican Annual Tourism Forum
  • Cyrille Aimee to perform in DR
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
  • Dominicans follow effects of Sandy in US
  • Possible auction of government vehicles
  • Pipeline to leave barrios without water in Santo Domingo
  • Government begins to pay debts at Refinery
  • Schools to reopen after Sandy
  • Measures to be taken to prevent epidemics
  • First Lady returns from Taiwan
  • Grape industry asks for help
  • Santiago judge fired
  • Convict killed while escaping
  • Cheating in boxing
  • El Prodigio at Hard Rock Cafe
Monday, 29 October 2012
  • Medina goes to Santiago, Punta Cana and Azua
  • Bauta oversees release of baby turtles
  • Congressional Commission begins hearings on taxes
  • Economist Pavel Isa calls for Plan B
  • Febrillet: UASD is not wasteful
  • Osiris de Leon and the bridge at Los Pilones
  • ILO Convention 189 and Copardom
  • Dilcia Granville to preside DANR
  • Felix Rosario passes away
  • A bad weekend for foreign villains
  • Sandy causes flight cancellations
  • Thousands still displaced by Sandy in DR
  • Baseball roundup
  • Great jazz at Dominican Fiesta this Friday
Friday, 26 October 2012
  • Cafe Santo Domingo exports to Russia
  • Economic & Social Council says that fiscal pact is pending
  • 4% of GDP for education without more taxes
  • Government doing more of the same
  • Economists urge government correct root of overspending problems
  • Wessin leaves the post, but party VP inherits it
  • Unpredictable Hurricane Sandy
  • Oktoberfest at the German Cultural Center
  • On the Banks of the Thames at Casa de Teatro
  • Toque Profundo to play at Casa de Teatro
Thursday, 25 October 2012
  • President Medina inaugurates Agora Mall
  • President Medina asks Congress to approve tax bill
  • Tax Reform Bill goes to Congress
  • Support from Taiwan to First Lady programs
  • Bahamas fed up with Dominicans poaching
  • Party members may be allowed to return
  • New Household Survey released
  • Only 14% of deaths due to natural causes
  • Help with illegal weapons
  • Fishermen rescued off Bani
  • Mayor Serulle loses in court
  • What happened to Trujillo's fortune?
  • Hurricane Sandy drenches the country
  • Jazzy Thursdays at the Nicolas de Ovando
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
  • Danilo submits tax plan today
  • Is the taxation bill an Organic Law?
  • Valdez proposes fiscal rule
  • IMF is coming, IMF is coming!
  • Judges relinquish pensions - for now
  • Government bans merengue bands for Xmas parties
  • Wessin Chavez resigns from Bienes Nacionales
  • Business sector asks PRD to oppose tax hikes
  • Community college is so far only a white elephant
  • All against dengue
  • AI asks for abortion to be decriminalized
  • Police chief says DR 'too soft' on foreigners
  • Eat lionfish!
  • COE puts country on alert
  • Record number of Dominicans to play in World Series
  • Winter League Baseball update
  • Mozart, Saint-Saens and Beethoven at the National Theater
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
  • Medina to Cadiz for Ibero-American Summit
  • A hole-free Christmas
  • School meals plan nearly finalized
  • Fuel may be spared new tax
  • Economist demands answers
  • Pension plan debacle continues
  • The unequal distribution of pensions in the DR
  • DR drops again in Doing Business report
  • Minister for Women appeals against backwards step
  • Grupo Jaragua seeks to improve migrant songbird's habitat
  • Dominican fishing boat and crew arrested
  • Brains behind major drug haul being sought
  • Electricity thieves allowed to go free
  • Rain alert for Tropical Storm Sandy
  • New Canadian Ambassador to give talk at UNIBE
  • Oktoberfest at the German Cultural Center
  • Meiling from T&T at Dominicana Moda
Monday, 22 October 2012
  • Medina halts public funding of pension plans
  • Fiscal Reform to Congress
  • Business says deficit caused by excessive spending
  • Public Works minister 'has no favorites'
  • UNDP to rule on Loma de Miranda?
  • Bani affected by loss of manufacturing jobs
  • DNCD seized a ton of cocaine
  • A tragic end for Soanny Montero
  • COE issues green alert for southwest
  • Quake shakes northeast
  • Weekend Baseball Round-up
  • Dominicana Moda 2012
Friday, 19 October 2012
  • US$4 million spent to make payroll more transparent
  • Orchids in new stamp issue
  • Minister Montas wants to keep spending
  • Fiscal burden debate
  • Superintendence of Pensions cancels 49 pensions
  • AmCham warns that changing rules could affect investments
  • Focus on Torres Progreso or Torres Atraso
  • PRD economists: cut RD$79 billion off budget
  • Sambil postpones opening for November
  • The winners of the 24th Leon Art Contest
  • Santa Maria radio school wins Brugal award
  • Where's Dr. Soanny Montero?
  • One year's preventive custody for the Bruncks
  • Navy stops boat with 60 headed for Puerto Rico
  • Deputy warden at Rafey jail sues Adriano Roman
  • Fashion's Night Out
  • Harlem Globetrotters in the Dominican Republic
Thursday, 18 October 2012
  • President Medina revisits national airline idea
  • Four new Ambassadors present credentials
  • Public spending discussions continue
  • University needs more money
  • Illiteracy slowly decreasing
  • Electricity to go off in Puerto Plata
  • New call center to open
  • German killed in police raid
  • Arrests in child murder case
  • Dismay at proposed jail sentences for abortions
  • Ex-Senator's death may not be suicide
  • Taste Santo Domingo 2012
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
  • IMF awaits reform and budget approval
  • Cardinal says middle class has enough burdens
  • Which taxation reform?
  • Medina orders vacancies to be filled internally
  • Cane cutters get pensions
  • Public Works opens Jatubey Bridge
  • Educa concerned over use of 4%
  • OMSA service in Santiago?
  • Changes to Penal Code approved
  • Experts examine Minors Code
  • New PRD group to contest leadership
  • Beach Cleanup Day gathered tons of refuse
  • Winter League Baseball update
  • Enjoy good music in the Colonial City
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
  • William Brownfield visits to discuss drug trafficking
  • Political Committee backs Medina's tax bill
  • Middle class to be hit by proposed tax reforms
  • ProConsumidor: Watch out for fake inspectors
  • Colonial Zone peddlers being evicted
  • New policy to fight crime and violence
  • Vehicles to be returned
  • New head of AMET
  • UASD professor sued for publishing grade late
  • Omega freed, will wed accuser
  • New police stations in Santiago area
  • Rains expected
  • Second Ibero-American Film Festival
Monday, 15 October 2012
  • Medina "drops in" on area affected by lakes
  • Education presents 70% increase in budget
  • Bauta as environmentalist issues warnings
  • Inflation low, reports the Central Bank
  • Electricity generators will talk
  • Overall rejection of Fiscal Reform
  • Deputy presents bill to limit violence in the media
  • Odebrecht says highway is not stalled
  • La Vega toll to range from RD$30 to RD$100
  • Israel's Yaakov Mimran optimistic DR has oil and gas reserves
  • DNCD crackdown off Punta Caucedo
  • Tropical Storm Rafael leaves our area
  • Architecture Biennial set for Museum of Modern Art in November
  • Baseball returns to the DR
Friday, 12 October 2012
  • 2013 budget will be similar to 2012
  • Medina's pre-tax proposal approval at 85%
  • Morales Troncoso on foreign service reduction
  • Where's the Bill for Fiscal Responsibility
  • Fernandez blames 2003 bank crisis for 2012 deficit
  • Ceara-Hatton disputes electricity and fuel subsidies caused deficit
  • World Bank economist blames politics for electricity deficit
  • Eduardo Hidalgo to represent public school teachers
  • 30 motorcycles, 51 radios for patrolling Colonial City
  • Plan to generate electricity from waste
  • Masters Surf Reunion in Cabarete
  • Ballet Hispanico to perform at Bellas Artes
  • Anthony Santos and Johnny Ventura together
  • First Colonial Fest in Santo Domingo
  • Wizard of Oz back at National Theater
  • It's all about becoming grandparents
Thursday, 11 October 2012
  • Montas discusses economy, Adocco calls for legal inquiry
  • 2013 budget to be lower
  • CES: Tell us how the budget was spent
  • Banks do not want savings taxed
  • Dominican Republic and Honduras sign agreement
  • Fight to save furry animals from extinction
  • Teachers vote for new Executive Committee members
  • Arrests made for murder in Sosua
  • President of Caribair jailed
  • Junot Diaz shortlisted for US National Book Award
  • US Consulate sued over DNA test
  • Police agents living overseas to be dismissed
  • El Prodigio at Hard Rock Cafe
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
  • San Pedro de Macoris gets new power plant
  • Universities back government's nationwide literacy plan
  • Promese will be only supplier for Public Health
  • Medina blames IMF for electricity crisis
  • President Medina says he has had to bend to reality
  • Jose Rafael Vargas questions Medina fiscal proposal
  • Business feels reform will slow economy
  • Really neighborhood banks
  • Gomez Diaz Plaza and Pasion to reopen
  • National District DA and the stolen pickup
  • Jordi Veras case will go to court
  • Vandal damages Catholic relics at Basilica
  • Chucho & Lissette at the National Theater
Tuesday, 09 October 2012
  • President Danilo Medina meets UN Haiti mission
  • Dominican Republic in top three for growth projections
  • Diplomatic posts to be cut
  • Fiscal hole is 4 times bigger than Baninter banking crisis
  • Hackers dislike tax reform
  • Dengue is now at epidemic levels
  • Funds for fight against cholera
  • CDEEE tender suspended
  • Cemex to build houses
  • Las Terrenas residents complain about electricity prices
  • Police and military are helping drug smugglers
  • Exit bans need updating
  • Boat catches fire off Sabana de la Mar
  • Tango Passion at the National Theater
  • Ney Rosauro at the National Theater
Monday, 08 October 2012
  • Medina administration shares new list of exempt items
  • CONEP not fully on board with Fiscal Pact
  • Centro Juan XXIII against increased taxation
  • Cut 50% party allocation and no new taxes needed
  • No pay hike for doctors says Minister Hidalgo
  • Exporters say financing and energy are major stumbling blocks
  • Medina to regulate state pensions
  • Book Fair to Sans Souci?
  • The days of excellent telecom service are past
  • First NYC immigrant was Dominican
  • Venezuelans in DR vote for Capriles
  • Five moto deaths in 24 hours
  • Northwest will be dry this week
  • Rains forecast for all the country
  • Arquer Buigas exhibition at Arawak Art Gallery
Friday, 05 October 2012
  • Government proposes to increase ITBIS from 16% to 18%
  • Efficient government spending, not taxes says Centro Bono
  • Taxation would affect jobs in free zone industry
  • Vertigo clinic in Santo Domingo
  • Body of Constanza pilot unclaimed
  • Illegal billboards to be taken down in city
  • Macasias: Model of border development
  • Amilcar Romero against Loma Miranda mining
  • Judge rules Rafael Rosado of Caribair to stay in jail
  • Bautista case needs to be heard by all Supreme Court judges
  • Businessmen keep their privileges at Najayo
  • Dominican Week recognizes outstanding migrants
  • The Wizard of Oz at the National Theater
  • Danny Rivera's serenade at the Maunaloa
Thursday, 04 October 2012
  • Which taxes will be increased in the Dominican Republic?
  • Government spending quality is key issue, says AIRD VP
  • Senate to investigate exorbitant pensions
  • Vice President admits legal system failed
  • Lights out in Santiago on Friday
  • New Penal Code under discussion
  • Barrick denies labor violation accusations
  • President Martelly's helicopter damaged at La Isabela Airport
  • Omega on hunger strike
  • Several Haitians arrested in Sosua
  • Ex-Director of Prisons out on bail
  • More information revealed on international drug ring
  • Jazzy Thursdays at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando
Wednesday, 03 October 2012
  • Danilo backs off taxing foodstuffs
  • Work starts on western Malecon Maritime Walk
  • DR forecast to grow 4.5% in 2012; regional average is 3.2%
  • Dengue on the rise, hospitals overflowing
  • Superintendence pension scandal heats up
  • Chief Justice has not received petition yet
  • Attorney General: More to come
  • Rehabilitation is 49 years old
  • Green Tourism is more competitive
  • Police chief warns of loudspeakers
  • Details from airplane crash reveal plenty
  • Dominican Week in Washington
  • It's all about unexpectedly becoming grandparents
  • International Film Festival at Novocentro
Tuesday, 02 October 2012
  • Vice President and Cardinal meet to discuss poverty programs
  • Vehicle taxation sticker sales going well
  • Western Malecon promenade announced
  • Metro gets funds to finish line 2 by Xmas
  • Dominguez Brito awaits Supreme Court's opinion on Felix Bautista
  • Leonel returns to the USA in a private jet
  • Dominicans getting older
  • Dominicans need to watch their weight
  • Major international drugs bust
  • Violent deaths down
  • Murder in Puerto Plata
  • Junot Diaz awarded major prize
  • Dominicans win bronze in Pan Am volleyball cup
  • Alex Diaz Jazz at La Cantina
Monday, 01 October 2012
  • Surprise! Hello, Mr. President
  • About a third of that 4% will go to construction
  • Contrasts: Trees planted; rangers underpaid
  • Pay or have blackouts hits Colonial City
  • Congress stalls key laws
  • CONEP rejects elimination of incentives
  • Coffee exports are up and so is cacao
  • Housing deficit is over a million
  • Dominguez Brito accused of playing politics
  • Senate to study Minors Code
  • Something strange about Constanza airplane crash?
  • Check out the Dominican Fiesta jazz
Friday, 28 September 2012
  • US$180 million entertainment center in Punta Cana
  • Government needs US$600 million for electricity arrears
  • Hot cases for Medina: Felix Bautista and Ng Cortinas
  • Mercadom: Another white elephant?
  • Duarte, Sanchez and 6 de Noviembre highway services
  • CREES proposes more efficient government spending
  • Sans Souci Ports invests RD$70 million to dredge port
  • Las Vegas not Punta Cana to host Miss Universe
  • Competitiveness versus taxation
  • 25 injured in protests in Cotui over jobs in Barrick
  • Two die in Constanza air crash
  • Raphael de Espana at the National Theater
  • Multicultural Food Festival in Sosua
Thursday, 27 September 2012
  • President Medina meets Juan Manuel Santos again
  • President Medina returns home
  • Miguel Ceara Hatton applauds Medina UN speech
  • National Budget will be late
  • Three meals a day on the way
  • UK investment in the DR nears a billion dollars
  • Public employees still waiting for their pay
  • Markets to be managed by central government
  • Deputies and senators to resolve their differences
  • Deputy complains about exorbitant pension
  • Doves of peace or urban pests?
  • Corrupt policeman to be dismissed
  • It's all about becoming grandparents
Wednesday, 26 September 2012
  • President Medina calls for new development indicators
  • Danilo Medina's assets total RD$21 million
  • Valentin argues for single-chamber legislature
  • Highway tolls are fees, not taxes
  • Dominguez Brito says no impunity for Castillo
  • Government protocol chief passes away
  • PUCMM honors Alburquerque
  • Brits eying the DR
  • 400 police return to service
  • Over 1,000 refugees live in the DR
  • People smuggling from Haiti to the DR is good business
  • Evangelicals oppose changes to Minor Code
  • RD$75 million ruling for Carlos Lama Seliman
  • Juan Luis Guerra heads Latin Grammys
  • Wason Brazoban concert at Sans Souci
  • R.K.M & Ken-Y booked for Oro Disco in Punta Cana
Tuesday, 25 September 2012
  • President Medina in NY and at the United Nations
  • ECLAC to assist DR with taxation issue
  • Land titles to be sorted at last
  • Rice sold in Dominican Republic is not toxic
  • The First Gentleman
  • 40th Anniversary of Distance Learning Center
  • Mercedes Day
  • Juan Bosch coup was 49 years ago
  • Anniversary of Hurricane Georges
  • Former legislator killed in car crash
  • Teenage pregnancy rates alarming
  • Marcos Diaz to International Marathon Hall of Fame
  • Closing day of contemporary dance festival
  • Ana Belen and Victor Manuel in the DR
Friday, 21 September 2012
  • DR1 News takes a break for Mercedes Day
  • President Medina to address UN General Assembly
  • Hector Valdez Albizu bullish on Dominican economy
  • Medina gets positive grade from Participacion Ciudadana
  • US expands cooperation agreement with Dominican government
  • Where's the money for the Santo Domingo Metro?
  • Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce calls for attention to small business
  • Vietnamese government wants to install Viettel here
  • Canadian Council for the Americas honors President Fernandez
  • Anti-drug agency director to share experiences in Honduras
  • Fugitive Carlos Lama Seliman back in Santiago
  • Danny Rivera's serenade at the Maunaloa
  • Guillo Carias at Sunset Jazz
  • It's all about becoming grandparents
  • Man of La Mancha
  • Flower Festival in Jarabacoa this weekend
Thursday, 20 September 2012
  • Minister of Public Health outlines priorities
  • More help to fight cholera in Hispaniola
  • Dominican ports ranked well in the world
  • Dominican Navy gets new boat donated by US
  • UN checking out the safety of Dominican citizens
  • Sugarcane workers plead for pensions
  • Induveca - our salami contains meat
  • Dominicans import 20,000 bottles of whisky a day
  • 16 films lined up for new Pinewood Indomina Studios
  • Young offenders to receive longer jail terms
  • Obesity conference in Punta Cana
  • The Wizard of Oz at the National Theater
  • Pavel celebrates 12 years in showbiz
Wednesday, 19 September 2012
  • IMF mission meets with President Medina, returns to Washington
  • Senate president says reforms will not be imposed
  • Puerto Plata attractive to Russian tourists, says ambassador
  • Chamber passes scrap metal restriction law
  • Overpasses and underpasses do not solve traffic jams
  • Conatra unhappy with cost of plates
  • Including informal workers will not harm SDSS
  • Where's the meat?
  • Santo Domingo unhappy over blackouts
  • Judge Rita Mella wins Democratic primary in Manhattan
  • Jose Reyes breaks 100-year mark
  • Sabana de la Mar Sea Festival
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
  • Ministry of Sports announces work program
  • Deputy ministers appointed at Public Health and Foreign Relations
  • Armed Forces signs agreement against human trafficking
  • Dominican companies need to stop discrimination says Labor Minister
  • Dominicans are against anti-discrimination laws
  • University of Rochester collaborates in anti-smoking drive in the Dominican Republic
  • Business consultant Luis Alvarez Renta not allowed home
  • SUV leaves the road and kills six in La Vega
  • US Senate report calls for formalizing extradition
  • Dancer admits to lying in Omega case
  • Contemporary Dance Festival starts today at Bellas Artes
Monday, 17 September 2012
  • Literacy graduates to get Solidarity cards
  • Color change for RD$200 bill
  • Santiago awarded projects by Fomper
  • Casa Chepe imported sugar laced with sand
  • A call to review tax exemptions, but tax director favors gradual reduction
  • Dominican banking gets good grades in World Economic Forum ranking
  • Amcham: Investment climate is good but needs to better
  • Alvarez Bogaert says deficit is RD$101 billion
  • Beach cleanup shows plastic is the curse
  • Almost half of Santo Domingo's water is lost
  • Miranda has its defenders
  • More than 4,000 Haitians receive their first ID papers
  • Two areas of low pressure will affect DR
  • Victor Estrella puts DR in Group I of Davis Cup
  • Dominican Jazz in Florida
Friday, 14 September 2012
  • IMF looking at DR's fiscal and external situation
  • Ignacio Mendez: RD$10 billion for small business
  • Public Health owes RD$1 billion to suppliers
  • City potholes to be filled
  • RD$1.9 billion for Literacy Plan
  • Metro 2 ready for December?
  • Academy of Sciences points to Xstrata Nickel's track record
  • Taxation will not solve Medina government's problems - Abinader
  • Checking your spouse's phone without permission is a crime
  • Marino Zapete wins defamation case against Melton Pineda
  • DNCD responds to Senator Guerrero
  • Guerrero blasts DNCD, but is optimistic about new police commander
  • Comedy at the Maunaloa
Thursday, 13 September 2012
  • Fiscal reform on the cards
  • Proposed new tax on products supposedly eaten by the rich
  • Boost to agriculture
  • JAD to deal with farm import permits
  • No government cash for Miss Universe
  • New ruling for credit cards in the making
  • Doctors on strike
  • The Orange 4G controversy
  • Border security increased
  • Senator Guerrero calls for investigation
  • Police kill six in 24 hours
  • Tono Lena not spilling the beans
  • Security increased at US Embassy
  • Spotlight on Fior Mendez
  • Interior Design Show Dominican Republic
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
  • Medina to launch National Health Plan
  • Government backs tourism in Colonial Zone
  • Medina defines the CES
  • DR ranked world leader in wasteful spending
  • Bautista vs. La Lupa
  • Government entities spend RD$4.9 billion a month
  • No water today
  • Rising crime causes concern in Santiago
  • 9-11 survivor tells her story
  • Las Americas highway robbers killed
  • DA reveals peak times for robberies
  • Low-pressure trough closing in
  • Ana Belen and Victor Manuel in the DR
  • Expo Cibao n merengue and trade
  • Ballet Hispanico to perform at Bellas Artes
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
  • Literacy plan launched
  • DR ranks world leader in government wasteful spending
  • Expat salaries contribute to high electricity costs
  • Water cuts in the capital
  • Garbage piles up in Santo Domingo
  • Barrick Gold contract to be examined
  • More informal than formal workers
  • Judge Rita Mella for Surrogate Court
  • Man on the run with ten million pesos
  • Black Jonas Point wakes up
  • The search for Omega's accuser
  • Open invitation to Antonio Guadalupe's art studio
  • III Ibero-American Pocket Theater Festival
Monday, 10 September 2012
  • Medina shuts down three agencies
  • Medina creates new regulations
  • CDEEE pays RD$500 million on account
  • IMF arrives for negotiations
  • Fuels up for second straight week
  • JCE 'feared a bloodbath' in May
  • JCE to issue a public tender for new ID card
  • JCE to issue ID cards to 12-year olds?
  • Architects and store owners reject left turn proposal
  • Fifty years of good work by PUCMM
  • Yet another electronic lottery
  • US$7.4 million to fight organized crime
  • Police capture elderly woman's killers
  • Hidden compartment found in seized Samana speedboat
  • Luguelin Santos has bad day in Belgium
  • Israeli cellist Amit Peled at National Theater
Friday, 07 September 2012
  • President Medina to address United Nations
  • RD$10 billion for small business
  • Plans to make Santo Domingo a safer city
  • Mining expert warns of challenges for Loma Miranda permit
  • Mining director is former Falconbridge employee
  • Duarte and Altagracia days will not rotate
  • Legislator 'singled out' for minor abuse
  • Five foreigners arrested for defrauding the elderly
  • 120 kilos cocaine confiscated in Samana
  • Luguelin Santos seeks Diamond League prize
  • What's happening 7-9 September 2012
Thursday, 06 September 2012
  • Revamping property jurisdiction
  • Date set for IMF meeting
  • Marbete sales going well
  • Bids to stop scrap metal theft
  • Chamber of Deputies chooses committees
  • Technology Institute in Latin American partnership
  • UASD goes off line
  • Oscar de la Renta honored by FIT
  • Orange 4G suspended by Indotel
  • Appeal to acquire Aster rejected
  • Prosecutors suspended
  • Urban rapper in ICU
  • Fake ambassador jailed
  • Tsunami warning was an error
  • Marc, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis
Wednesday, 05 September 2012
  • Bernard Valcourt visits President Medina
  • IMF to visit first
  • Government stalls on subsidy withdrawal
  • Inorganic institutions swell state expenses
  • About 80% of bonds have been sold
  • FINJUS wants sworn affidavits from old officials, too
  • Efforts to recycle at Rafey said to fail
  • Sanctions for prosecutor and district attorney in SFM
  • Lots of cocaine seized on high seas
  • Musician's killer indicted in other attack
  • Corripio Foundation prizes to Cassa, Guillo and Estrella Veloz
  • Environmental Film Festival opens today
  • PhotoImagen takes over Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 04 September 2012
  • Ministry of Industry & Commerce deputy ministers
  • First Lady visits Children's Hospital
  • IMF deal now may not happen
  • Electricity Corporation owes even more money
  • Mario Acosta goes to Najayo
  • Deputy to be jailed despite immunity
  • Arrests in major drugs haul at Caucedo
  • Shared taxis picket in Santiago
  • Carlos Cordero at Falafel
Monday, 03 September 2012
  • DR mission to Washington to see IMF
  • Marcos Diaz appointed deputy minister of Sports
  • Only 19 deputies report activities
  • Proindustria wants small business parks in POP and SFM
  • Beggars and Squeegee Inc.
  • School breakfasts start today
  • Transporters go to Plan B over fuel hikes
  • Government employee dismissals revoked
  • Santiago bids to boost development
  • Lots of streets without signs
  • Young man killed; mistaken identity?
  • Propane tank explodes in hotel, 16 injured
  • Seven hitmen sentenced in drug trafficking trial
  • Storm surge with passing of Leslie
  • Felix Sanchez wins in Berlin
  • Casandra Awards to be the Soberano Awards?
  • Concert for Peace in Santiago
Friday, 31 August 2012
  • What's with the photo of President Medina?
  • Monetary Board members appointed
  • Medina appoints provincial governors
  • Central Bank cuts overnight rate
  • Landmark inheritance case favors Dominican expats
  • Vincho stays on as anti-narcotics advisor
  • Urban population increasing
  • Hipolito still complaining
  • Two new holidays wanted
  • Canadian trade mission to the Dominican Republic
  • Euclides Gutierrez pays his electricity bill
  • Lynchings in Santiago
  • US sex offender jailed for crime in Puerto Plata
  • Dominican extradited to the US
  • Spaniards remanded for drug trafficking
  • Colombians caught with drugs to be tried in Puerto Rico
  • Sanchez celebrates 35th birthday with Zurich race
  • Dominican cinema at Toronto festival
  • Huawei wants to grab Dominican market share
  • Start Up Weekend in Santiago
Thursday, 30 August 2012
  • Fiscal reform meeting set for 17 September
  • New director of Mining
  • Bananas will not increase in price
  • Fired civil servants may get their jobs back
  • Work to resume on Metro
  • Electricity debt to be paid
  • Villa Altagracia denies embassy claim
  • UASD students reach agreement
  • Damage from natural disasters is costing millions
  • Ex Director of Prisons may go to jail
  • Immigration officer under investigation
  • Marc Anthony raises money
  • Felix Sanchez celebrates his birthday in Zurich
  • Elvis Aviles art exhibit
  • Steel Magnolias at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 29 August 2012
  • Clean up begins after TS Isaac
  • CESI meeting postponed at government request
  • Generators are near bankruptcy; want payment now
  • RD$32 million for SUVs for Constitutional Court judges
  • Public Works orders pedestrian bridge
  • DGII announces renewals begin today
  • Barrios on the river call for help
  • Tankers did not have any contraband fuel
  • AG orders arrest of Prisons Director
  • Court upholds appeal on Aster
  • Puerto Bahia sailing regatta
  • Time for the interior decorators
  • Jowell & Randy at Oro Disco in Punta Cana
Tuesday, 28 August 2012
  • President Medina says "Stay on the job"
  • DR sends food to Haiti
  • Public Health bolsters efforts
  • CDEEE and EDEs say 96% of circuits back on line
  • Effects of Isaac still being felt
  • Isaac 'not to blame' for drowning deaths
  • Bid to reduce private use of military
  • Government gets more loans than private sector
  • RD$50 million for SUVs for new judges
  • Barahona hopes to attract cruise ships
  • Lives of students and residents hang by a rope
  • Just like the Old West, a shootout
  • Dominicans win in junior volleyball
  • Dominican jazz in Miami
Monday, 27 August 2012
  • More Danilo Medina cabinet appointments
  • Government austerity announced, more taxes to come
  • Dominicans skeptical about austerity measures
  • Schools reopen on Monday
  • Isaac, the no-show, causes damage
  • The show of the Malecon
  • Poll shows salami sales down 60%
  • Luguelin has his own web site, leads Diamond League
  • Annual Coastal Clean Up Day
Friday, 24 August 2012
  • First Lady takes office
  • Quisqueya Without Extreme Poverty
  • India and DR sign agreement
  • Turn off the lights!
  • Vincho to investigate corruption in government
  • Free Zones support Danilo
  • Fuel prices frozen
  • The Economist warns of problems facing Medina
  • Financial crisis 'real reason for works freeze'
  • Blackouts get worse
  • Telecom fuel thieves' truck overturned
  • Vulnerability to climate change
  • Trump to sue Cap Cana
  • Latest on Isaac
  • Center for Emergency Operations says storm is not over
  • Schools closed until Monday to wait out Tropical Storm Isaac
  • ADIOS, black humor + comedy
Thursday, 23 August 2012
  • Belt tightening for Dominican government
  • Medina announces his Code of Ethics
  • Banco de Reservas offers highest yield on US$ deposits
  • Generals without jobs to do
  • Generators contradict Marranzini
  • Agora Mall opens today
  • BBC High Definition TV in DR
  • Practice of Islam increases in DR
  • Jorge Mera meets with Miguel Vargas
  • Subero warns President about property titles
  • Nine trucks seized with contraband fuel
  • Judge orders house arrest for Almonte
  • Another 103 ex-convicts repatriated
  • Judge grants bail to Jochy Gomez
  • Red Alert for Isaac
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
  • More government appointments
  • Economy update
  • Expectations for first cabinet meeting
  • Electricity sector in state of emergency
  • Four million trees to be planted
  • Cholera returns to Tamboril
  • Salt mines closed in Bani
  • Popular Front not expecting changes
  • Ambev robbery arrests made
  • Hurricane warning
  • The Planet Meditates at Plaza de Espana
Monday, 20 August 2012
  • Part II of the President Medina cabinet
  • Meet First Lady Candida Montilla
  • Vice President to head social programs
  • Freddy Hidalgo to expand primary care
  • Sports to fight disease and crime
  • Jean Alain Rodriguez to CEI-RD
  • First impressions of the Medina administration
  • Interview with President Martelly of Haiti
  • Police chief confirmed
  • Wedding on wheels!
  • Heart transplant patient dies
  • Felix Sanchez and the Wall Street Journal
  • Cirque Eloize back in town
Friday, 17 August 2012
  • Inauguration day ends with cocktail party for 5,000
  • Armed Forces appointments
  • New Public Health Minister
  • All eyes on the new Sports Minister
  • Focus on the new Minister of Culture
  • President Danilo's speech well received
  • Opposition unimpressed by President's speech
  • Free Trade agreement with Haiti on the cards
  • Cardinal tells Danilo what to do
  • Leonel goes home to mother
  • Teenager with leukemia dies
  • Bahamas to stop Dominican poaching
  • Violence in town halls
  • Sanchez runs in Stockholm
  • Music festival in Samana
Thursday, 16 August 2012
  • President Medina announces his cabinet
  • Medina announces ambitious government program
  • Margarita has salami for breakfast
  • Martelly stands up Las Americas welcome
  • Canada supports courses to fight organize crime
  • Pared and Martinez to continue as chamber presidents
  • Fernandez vetoes salary bill
  • Fernandez leaves office with strong image
  • Apartments for Yamilet Pena and Maria Garcia
  • DR celebrates Restoration Day
  • The high cost of the Dominican government payroll
  • Snapshot of public banking
  • Expert panel examines economy facing Medina
  • The Metro will have Wi-Fi
  • School year with 2.5 million students starts on Monday
  • Anti-corruption office files away complaint
  • Onamet says it will rain
  • It's Jazz Thursday night in the Colonial City
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
  • Final inaugurations for Fernandez
  • New Museum of Dominican Sports
  • Checks issued to Olympic medalists
  • Central Bank governor will step down if asked
  • Hipolito criticizes Fernandez
  • Getting ready for the new President
  • Danilo Medina inaugural ceremony
  • New Palestinian Embassy
  • Corruption cases are being prosecuted
  • Call for end to payment for non-existent jobs
  • New director for Citizen Participation
  • International expansion for tPago
  • Prisoners moved following riots in Moca
  • First gold bar poured
  • Black is Back at Sans Souci
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
  • President will award prizes to medalists
  • President opens remodeled cathedral
  • Leonel wants 20 more years of PLD rule
  • Presidential Palace starts to empty
  • Deputies pass Salary Law against abstentions
  • Gates Foundation donates $19m to First Lady's Office
  • Companies will add 116MW of solar energy
  • Constitutional Court works fast
  • Economist questions GDP figures
  • Fishermen's Village rises from the ashes
  • New trash removal system for Ozama River
  • COE keeps green alert along Caribbean coast
  • Outdoor caricature exhibition
Monday, 13 August 2012
  • Villa Consuelo market revamped
  • Fernandez inaugurates Palomino hydroelectric plant
  • DR and Mexico sign agreement to fight crime
  • US-DR sign aviation security agreement
  • Bottlenecks at tollbooth after judge favors Dominican government
  • Coral Highway: RD$222 million/km
  • Dengue under control in northwest
  • Moringa warning
  • Fashion focus on Margarita and Candy
  • Fake police colonel arrested in Sosua
  • Rains forecast
  • Monday Jazz in Santiago
Friday, 10 August 2012
  • Fernandez opens two new hospitals
  • Fernandez unveils AILA renovations
  • Senate rejects Public Salary regulation bill
  • New Armed Forces bill
  • Recognition for Leonel Fernandez
  • Drugs to be destroyed
  • Over half of Dominican workers earn less than RD$10,000
  • Dengue and cholera on the increase
  • More hurricanes on the way
  • Claro unable to develop in San Cristobal
  • Water awards
  • Theater in Santo Domingo; Comedy in Cap Cana
Thursday, 09 August 2012
  • Fernandez inaugurates Coral Highway
  • Broad-based rejection of deputies' move
  • La Vega legislator calls for review of Loma de Miranda contract
  • Do we really want mining?
  • Bernardo Vega to head investigative journal
  • Capo Tono Lena plea-bargains in PR
  • DPCA requests coercion for Cabarete mayor
  • Interpol deports two fugitives from Europe
  • Thief killed in Santiago
  • Second heart transplant patient critical
  • Big accident at Las Americas Toll Plaza
  • Tropical wave and green alerts
  • DR 4x400m relay medal hopes dashed
  • Risoterapia at the Hotel Jaragua
Wednesday, 08 August 2012
  • Deputies protect their expense accounts
  • Fewer deputy ministers
  • New air transport security agreement
  • Day off on 16 August
  • European Union to give 45 million euros for education
  • Second line of the Metro has run out of money
  • Airport duty free shops ask for President's help
  • Casandra name to be dropped from showbiz awards
  • No zoo for the Conservatory Park
  • Dengue hits Valverde province
  • Romanian arrested in Puerto Plata
  • Violent protests against blackouts in Santiago
  • Mercedes eliminated in taekwondo
  • Dominican volleyball team goes down fighting
  • Dominican Republic improves football ranking
  • Machepa Teatro: comedy with black humor
Tuesday, 07 August 2012
  • Felix Sanchez again wins gold
  • National Library again open at Plaza de la Cultura
  • Used clothing imports not banned
  • Deputies to vote on Salary Law
  • Once more into the fray: National Tests
  • Proposal to divide Santiago rejected
  • Nuria studies salami
  • Eliminate exemptions and lower taxes
  • Transporters complain of increased price of natural gas
  • Start of school is a headache for many
  • Widespread rejection for open frontiers idea
  • Comarazamy's place in history
  • The Casandra Awards controversy
  • Frank Ceara at the Merengue Bar
Monday, 06 August 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates works in La Vega
  • Achievements and failures of President Leonel Fernandez
  • Francisco Ortega Polanco, newest to the Supreme Court of Justice
  • Store association rejects call for conciliation on used clothing ban
  • Dilma Rousseff to attend Medina inaugural
  • Leading Dominican journalist dies at 103
  • Yamilet Pena finishes 6th in vault at London Olympics
  • Dominican Republic among the top eight volleyball teams in London
  • Felix Sanchez in the 400m hurdles finals
  • Luguelin Santos in finals of 400m dash
  • World-class racquetball in Santo Domingo
  • Merengue Festival postponed to 11-12 August
  • The Bluesmakers in the Colonial City
Friday, 03 August 2012
  • Los Palmeros Park honors young idealists
  • DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart visits
  • Congress fast-tracks bills for higher wages for government officers
  • More organ transplants at Cecanot
  • Border senators reject Custom's decision
  • Santiago province may have new municipalities
  • Haitians await their Dominican cedulas
  • 20,000 classrooms repaired for start of school
  • Bridge being demolished at Km 10 Duarte Highway
  • Controversial music from albums banned
  • Another Chinaman murdered
  • American accused of sex with minors
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto expected to pass well south of DR
  • Felix Sanchez qualifies for semi-finals in London Olympics
  • World Racquetball Championships in Santo Domingo
  • Las Medidas de la Brisa
  • Jazz Festival in Las Terrenas, Samana
  • Latin and Caribbean beats at Plaza Juan Baron
Thursday, 02 August 2012
  • Danilo appears to realize the reality
  • Customs confirm used clothing import ban
  • Law on salaries to be re-introduced
  • Paying salaries beyond what a poor country should
  • Government finds RD$500 for Senasa
  • A gathering to back the salamis
  • Rules are violated in salami investigation
  • Power plant installation updates
  • District Attorneys reject reforms
  • Academy of Science rejects mining at Miranda
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto?
  • Dominicans in the Olympics as of 2 August
  • Marina Bianchi to discuss poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
  • Technical courses at the San Luis Community College
  • Rain halts inaugurations
  • Abinader calls for new economic model
  • New system for calculating poverty
  • Ban on used clothes
  • Cabarete police to get equipment from US
  • Sugar cane workers protest
  • UASD students continue with protest
  • Haitians visit salami factories
  • Dominican mortgage scam closed
  • Twenty injured by minibus with sleeping driver
  • Alert due to rains
  • Dominican women's volleyball team can still advance
  • Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament this weekend
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
  • Leonel convenes special session of Congress
  • Fernandez seeks more power with CNM meeting
  • DR receives green bonds from UN
  • South Korea will finance two huge projects
  • Processed meat sales were near zero in Dajabon
  • Public Health orders new salami studies
  • IDB says paying generators is top priority
  • Senasa defends its viability
  • Private sector loans down in first half
  • The fugitive in Jose Silvestre case was jailed in PR
  • Wall Street Journal on the 3 Dominican-Jersey legislators
  • Dominican volleyball team charms British crowds in London Olympics
  • Maridalia in The Man of La Mancha
Monday, 30 July 2012
  • Valdez Albizu: 4% growth for 2012
  • Juan Hernandez wants more taxes
  • Judiciary to choose missing Supreme Court judge
  • Congress changes wage cap bill to increase public wages
  • Roberto Salcedo to build another zoo
  • Manufacturing free zones post growth in the Dominican Republic
  • Miss Dominican Republic does well in Miss World
  • Yamilet Pena shines in the London 2012 Olympics
  • Tragic death of new priest
  • Six die in Santiago car accident
  • Caribbean Music Festival on the Malecon
Friday, 27 July 2012
  • President Fernandez announces his support to Danilo Medina
  • Danilo Medina meets with IMF
  • Presidents coming for the Medina inaugural
  • Bill in Congress seeks to protect women
  • The wrong investments
  • The Presidents in the Americas and their salaries
  • 9,000 students have been studying more than 8 years at UASD
  • Transplant patients recovering
  • How to donate organs in the Dominican Republic
  • Continuing electricity problems
  • Malls are the new city squares in Santo Domingo
  • There is gold in the hills
  • Canada trade mission to the Dominican Republic
  • Dangers of chat rooms for children
  • El Sujeto out on bail
  • Major haul of ecstasy pills by DNCD
  • Bodies of missing fishermen discovered
  • Johnny Ventura at Bellas Artes
Thursday, 26 July 2012
  • Central Bank left out, government wage cap advances
  • A second heart transplant in Santo Domingo
  • Dominican Republic establishes diplomatic ties with Saudi Arabia
  • Pregnant teenager gets chemotherapy for cancer
  • UASD will investigate long-term students
  • LPG distributors lift boycott after agreement
  • More tourists, spending more and staying more
  • Campos de Moya favors betting on tourism for development
  • Miguel Vargas might be bending
  • Moringa moves Nagua commerce
  • Facebook used by rapist
  • Singapore wins the IODA Optimist Cup
  • Spanish Soundfest at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
  • Dominican Republic: US$120 billion GDP by 2022
  • President Fernandez continues his inauguration spree in Santiago
  • Ligia Amada Melo calls for expelling professional students from UASD
  • Ten million pesos for Olympic medal winners
  • New residency requirements in the Dominican Republic
  • Popular salami is not very healthy in the DR
  • Problems with LPG supply mixture
  • Rafael Calderon to be spokesman for the PLD in the Senate
  • AIDS still a problem in the Dominican Republic
  • Cardinal favors pregnant teenager over her baby
  • Cabarete's DREAM Project to ring the NASDAQ Stock Market opening bell
  • Amendment to DR-CAFTA better for DR jobs
  • Merengue singer sent to jail
  • Remand requested for El Sujeto
  • Jochi Gomez remanded for three months
  • Peru's cuisine at the Melia Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
  • MINERD says it is building safer schools
  • RD$46.00 a pound for chicken
  • Textbooks: RD$14.5 billion business in the Dominican Republic
  • Classes reopen 25 July at UASD
  • Medina to bring in two coal-fired plants
  • Dominican Republic signs legal cooperation agreement with Russia
  • Savings accounts up 123%
  • Dominicans drinking and smoking less
  • PRD split on spokesmen, Ruddy Gonzalez chosen
  • More rains forecast
  • Aqua - Beyond a Circus
  • Youth Philarmonic orchestra in its inaugural concert
Monday, 23 July 2012
  • The government salaries debate continues
  • Anarchist groups at the UASD
  • Paola Cuevas wins Mathematics Prix
  • Dominican elections cost RD$1.5 billion
  • Medina: No pact for government jobs
  • Hipolito Mejia traveled on Copa
  • Abortion ruling tested by case of teenager
  • Bank robbery in Moca
  • Weather improves for Optimist Worlds in Boca Chica
  • Dominican wins Japanese Home Run Derby
  • Batman premiere in Santo Domingo
  • Cirque du Soleil returns in November
  • Nini Caffaro and Rafael Solano at Casa de Teatro
Friday, 20 July 2012
  • President Fernandez continues with inaugurations
  • Negative legacy for President Fernandez
  • First Dominican heart transplant
  • Tourist route proposed for Santo Domingo
  • Supplemental Budget is law
  • New bill introduces alcohol sale licenses
  • Border security enhanced with ARINC
  • More success for Dominican film industry
  • Fake Winasorb being sold
  • Pediatric Forum in Santo Domingo
  • Jochi remanded in jail for three months
  • March for justice
  • Murderers of Belgian receive maximum sentence
  • Rain and the World Optimist Championship
  • Caribbean music festival in Santo Domingo
  • Funglode Environmental Festival
Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • President Fernandez and Priest Francis Javer in Boca Chica
  • Sun power for Santo Domingo and Santiago
  • IDB has US$300 million for Danilo
  • Defillo lists work for Medina
  • DR exports much more scrap than coffee
  • DR requests WTO consultations with Australia on cigars
  • Fish harvesting from the sea
  • Poultry will go up in price
  • IACHR files human rights complaint
  • Stupidity blacks out much of the south
  • Vargas asks PRD to stop self-destructing
  • Best chances for Dominican medal in London Olympics
  • Sailing called off on day two of OptiWorlds 2012
  • Dominican Republic volleyball defeats Peru to get into World Grand Prix
  • Baseball season starts 14 October
  • Caribbean Fashion Week at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates public works in Azua
  • Complementary Budget approved
  • Back to school on 20 August
  • The use of driving licenses for identity rejected
  • Electric industry update
  • Banco Popular denies it is for sale
  • Chicken-free day was a success
  • Drug problems due to geography
  • Cemetery could be tourist attraction
  • Catholic priest remanded in custody
  • More than 200 foreigners hiding in DR
  • IMF regional conference in Punta Cana
  • IODA Sailing Championship begins
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
  • Sacrificing left turns in the name of traffic flow
  • Lots of red ink in Dominican Republic finances
  • Danilo will do his own thing
  • Court orders cedulas for Haitian descendants
  • A class action lawsuit against Semma
  • Death and taxes
  • Money flows from Deep South to Spain
  • Pellerano and Mendoza out on bail
  • The "signs" of a violent man
  • It's going to be hot, hot, hot
  • First 100,000 Dominican Gathering
  • Green Architecture on El Conde
  • Godspell, the musical in Santo Domingo
  • Vargas Llosa's Al Pie del Tamesis at Casa de Teatro
Monday, 16 July 2012
  • Janet Napolitano signs agreements to fight narcotics
  • It wasn't an UFO, it was the Predator
  • Las Americas Expressway police better equipped
  • Follow the traffic rules, or else
  • Medina will announce his cabinet on 16 August
  • Wilton Guerrero prepares for Hipolito Mejia slander case
  • Watch it vodka, here comes Brugal white rum
  • Dominicans win bronze in Men's Volleyball Pan American Cup
  • 7th International Children's Cinema Festival in Santo Domingo
  • Johnny Ventura celebrates his 50 years in show business
  • Don Chezina and Big Boy at Hard Rock
Friday, 13 July 2012
  • Government promises to pay bills
  • Deputies fast-track loan approvals
  • New emergency helpline for women
  • 60% of students pass exams
  • Prisoners receive diplomas
  • Minimum jail sentence set for organ trafficking
  • PLD: Keeping it in the family
  • Orange launches LTE
  • Hipolito Mejia to sue Wilton Guerrero
  • Hotel accused of electrical fraud
  • Another singer goes to jail
  • Rain forecast for the weekend
  • Urban sketchers take hold of Santo Domingo
  • Luguelin wins in Barcelona
  • US crushes DR in exhibition basketball game
  • Dominican men to Pan Am Cup volleyball semifinal
  • La Lucha de Ana premiere at Cap Cana
Thursday, 12 July 2012
  • Senate approves bonds and budget
  • Government to build four schools in the east
  • A campaign to prevent teen pregnancies
  • Labor Ministry promotes benefits for househelp
  • Women reject violence
  • Friar Bautista calls for modifying holiday law
  • Metal theft on the rise in Santiago
  • DA tells of charges against Jochy Gomez
  • Central Romana pays largest bonus in history
  • Frank Castillo passes away
  • PN officers, non-coms and agents fired
  • Saharan dust to affect visibility
  • IRF World Championships in Santo Domingo
  • Dominicans vs. US Dream Team in Las Vegas
  • Dominican athletes in the Olympics
  • Optimist World Cup in Boca Chica
  • An evening with the art of Elsa Nunez
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
  • Europe and DR to continue working together
  • President Fernandez calls for policies to stimulate jobs
  • US Homeland Security chief visits
  • National Assembly proclaims Danilo Medina as President-elect
  • President-elect Medina meets Brazil Minister of Education
  • Inflation under control in DR at 0.21% in June
  • 88,000 expired firearms licenses
  • Hipolito says he has evidence of Vargas agreement
  • Mango exports doing well
  • JetBlue to fly to Samana
  • Guillermo Gomez son arrested again
  • British woman kills partner in Puerto Plata
  • Unipollo robbers failed to take cash
  • Earthquake felt this morning
  • Melky Cabrera is MVP of All-Star Game
  • Why Dominicans are so good in baseball
  • Youth Philarmonic inaugural concert
  • Cirque Eloize in Santo Domingo and Santiago
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
  • Fernandez and Cedeno in France
  • President-elect asks Rousseff for cooperation for energy
  • Will the blackouts be back?
  • 80% passed eighth grade tests
  • Finjus objects to police reforms
  • Police arrest two in Unipollo robbery
  • Two dozen police held in SFM
  • Robberies mark the presidential transition period
  • DPCA arraigns nine on fraud charges
  • Two Dominicans extradited to DR from US
  • Victims of violence teach others
  • Steve Forbes conference in Santo Domingo on 11 July
  • Eight Dominicans in the All Star Game
  • Bocatabu at Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo
  • It's all about brooms at the Centro Leon
Monday, 09 July 2012
  • President Fernandez in France and Belgium
  • What Danilo Medina gets from Fernandez
  • DGII posts surplus in tax collections for first half year
  • DGII has plans to increase tax burden
  • San Francisco police chief covered agent accused of murder
  • Armed robbery at La Vega poultry farm
  • Policeman kills Azua mayor
  • 5.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Barahona
  • DR fails to make the Olympics in basketball
  • Men's Panamerican Volleyball Cup
  • Dealing with death
  • Antologia de la Zarzuela at the National Theater
Friday, 06 July 2012
  • President Fernandez at the Vatican
  • President-elect Danilo Medina in Colombia
  • Minister of Higher Education favors study abroad programs
  • Santo Domingo, city of skyscrapers and the challenges
  • Security problems at the border with Haiti persist
  • Industrial employment up, says AIRD
  • PRD is 51 years old
  • Gold and silver stolen from truck
  • All drug officers fired in Hato Mayor
  • Scandal in San Francisco over Police raid
  • Dominican kidnapped in Colombia
  • Forest fire still burning in Bahoruco
  • Heavy rains expected
  • Dominicana vs. Macedona in Olympics qualifier today
  • World Dance Stars Gala at the National Theater
Thursday, 05 July 2012
  • Danilo travels to Colombia and Brazil
  • Central Bank wants IMF to sign a deal
  • Senators still at odds over budget addition
  • Chief judge of TC calls for respect of Constitution
  • Ministry of Education 32% budget, Presidency 57%
  • UASD suspends classes again
  • Commerce and services get the money
  • Economist says deficit is over RD$115 billion
  • Milk processing plants installed on frontier
  • Dominican population growth slows down
  • Jaragua reserve saves 100 ha of threatened Caribbean forest
  • Nunez Collado to mediate PRD crisis
  • Interpol arrests Swiss citizen for forgery
  • Peravia senator warns of authorities increased tolerance of crime
  • Get out the umbrellas
  • Caribbean Amateur Junior Championship 2012 in Juan Dolio
  • Macedonia game crucial for Dominican Olympic hopes
  • Summer Jazz Festival at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 04 July 2012
  • President Fernandez meets with the King of Spain
  • More people have 24-hour power
  • Reopening talks with the IMF
  • Haiti cancels Dominican construction contracts
  • Big cocaine haul in San Pedro de Macoris
  • Protests at UASD following tuition increases
  • Causes of violence in the Dominican Republic
  • Anniversary of Guzman Fernandez suicide
  • Dominican family killed in Miami freak accident
  • Rains on the way
  • Love and kisses for Al Horford at the Caracas Qualifier
  • Pavel Nunez at Casa de Teatro
Tuesday, 03 July 2012
  • Metro 2 could run this summer
  • Vaccination campaign for kids
  • State employers don't want salary controls
  • Water to flow in Santo Domingo
  • Santiago does not have water
  • Both Tricom and Orange now have 4G
  • Latin American and Canada are leading investors
  • PRD tries to find a way out
  • Rains will arrive on Thursday
  • Youth gangs terrorize Bonao
  • DNCD arrests financier for drug "mules"
  • DR defeats S Korea in Olympics basketball qualifier
  • Chicago, the musical, at the Sosua Convention Center
Monday, 02 July 2012
  • President Fernandez leaves for 10-day European tour
  • Fernandez lines up work abroad for after 16 August
  • Government picks up refinery's RD$4.4 billion debt
  • DR adheres to revised Kyoto Convention on Customs Procedures
  • Government backs improved conditions for domestic workers
  • Put your residency documents in order
  • Dominicans in Spain send 1% of National Budget
  • People optimistic things in DR will get better
  • Haiti receives more cruise ship visitors than the DR
  • Laser cataract eye surgery in the Dominican Republic
  • Beach Volleyball tournament for Punta Cana
  • Taino art on exhibit in Cadiz
  • Mango Festival in Bayahibe
  • Jazz Mondays in Santiago
Friday, 29 June 2012
  • New Luperon Museum in Puerto Plata
  • President Fernandez announces European tour
  • Executive Branch wants RD$20 billion more
  • Teachers Day program starts today
  • Half of Dominican students want to migrate
  • New incentives for donating blood
  • City barrios affected by water cuts
  • Poor state of Dominican rivers
  • Petrol prices drop
  • Chicken to cost RD$43 a pound
  • Chickens dying in the heat
  • Heat wave to continue over the weekend
  • Number of violent deaths up this month
  • March against violence in Bonao
  • Anthony Santos jailed
  • ¡HOLA! Magazine comes to the DR
  • Canada Day in Punta Cana
  • Aqua, beyond a circus, in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 28 June 2012
  • Fernandez to discuss commodity speculation at FAO
  • Fernandez inaugurates remodeled Club Mauricio Baez
  • Coraasan maintains water-rationing call
  • Las Placetas in Santiago sets example with zero-waste program
  • Pro-Consumidor advocates "Chicken-free Day"
  • Solidaridad and First Lady programs to merge
  • The time has come for quality government spending
  • Manuel Diez Cabral calls for reinventing the country
  • Legislators call for passing of better public spending bills
  • Political patronage: it's only pennies
  • Security cameras to be tax-free
  • TSE backs Vargas Maldonado
  • PN Chief says it has solved the exchange house robbery case
  • Anonymous hackers out on bail
  • Ballplayers are hot
  • Grupo Maniel at Cane Restaurant
  • Cirque Eloize in Santo Domingo and Santiago
  • Wilfrido Vargas & Rafelito Mirabal at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
  • Danilo Medina returns to Palace after 6 years
  • Fernandez called on Dominicans to vote for Espaillat
  • DR's debt with Venezuela increases
  • Colmados still selling illegal salt
  • Census data may be wrong
  • Sale of cable TV company suspended
  • Illegal abortion clinics closed
  • Most prisoners are on remand
  • Call to boycott eating chicken
  • Michael Brown sentence increased
  • Double murder in Sabaneta de Yasica
  • Popular Front criticizes police brutality
  • Cabin Fever sequel to be filmed in DR
  • Sally Aponte to represent DR in Miss World 2012
  • Le Comte Ory at the Fine Arts Cinema Cafe Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
  • UN awards DR for People's Pharmacy
  • DR asks OAS to look at Paraguay
  • High school seniors start National Tests
  • No way out: sovereign bonds will be approved
  • Senator Galan not happy with electricity bond issue
  • IDB director says public debt is reasonable
  • Pan Terra reports on good deal with Fernandez administration
  • Ministry of Interior and Police closes bars and discos
  • More penalties on traffic violations, fines increase
  • Constitutional Court revokes city property tax
  • AG issues orders of lawyers to have access
  • Negro Veras sees no reason to change venue
  • Keep cool
  • All Star Game will be a Dominican showcase
  • Alex Ferreira Thursday, 28 June at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Romantic songs at the National Music Conservatory
  • No man can last 100 years, comedy at the National Theater
Monday, 25 June 2012
  • Cardinal calls for austerity and authority
  • Bauxite exports resumed
  • Safety and security are key to attracting foreign investments
  • Haiti government head now against bi-national markets
  • Complicity is behind stealing of bridge cables
  • Tanker explosion tagged to theft by driver himself
  • 1,000 kilos of cocaine seized off Bani coast
  • Drone flights to combat Caribbean drug trafficking
  • Spanish government commends Freddy Ginebra and Ramos Vicente
  • Kenyan runner Julius Keter wins Hispaniola Lowenbrau Marathon
  • Yamilet Pena Abreu wins gold in Gymnastics Pan Am
  • Dominican Republic wins gold in Centrobasket
  • Caricatures exhibition at National Archives
Friday, 22 June 2012
  • Fernandez calls for new development model in Rio
  • Government denies animosity towards Haitians
  • UK visas to become easier
  • One person only in Immigration booths
  • Movement opposes rebuilding Pueblo de los Pescadores
  • Ministry of Public Health warns about unlicensed medicines
  • Longer prison terms
  • First meeting on refugees since 2005
  • Haiti considers closing border markets
  • UNCTAD says more innovation needed in DR
  • The British navy arrives in Santo Domingo
  • Fake bills in Santiago
  • DR advances to semi-finals in Centrobasket 2012
  • Jayzinho, Maridalia, Wilfrido and more
Thursday, 21 June 2012
  • Fernandez meets with Ban Ki-Moon in UN Rio Conference
  • DR calls for technology and financial help at Rio+20
  • Where the RD$51 billion extra budget is going
  • Senate approves loans for US$118 million
  • School principals ask for another chance
  • Marranzini and the subsidies
  • JCE will appeal decision to give "cedulas" to children
  • Santiago has a plan
  • Progress at EGEHaina Wind Park
  • Loma de Miranda: water or mining
  • Racket from bars makes life hell for old city residents
  • Police transfers Salcedo's colonel
  • Violence in the Cibao
  • DR has two wins in Centrobasket
  • Luguelin Santos eclipses Felix Sanchez as lead track man
  • Together We Are Dance at the National Theater
  • Classic Cars exhibit at Plaza de Espana
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
  • Fernandez administration to borrow to meet budget deficit
  • Borrowing to purchase solar panels for public schools
  • Progress on legalizing immigrants' work permits
  • Need for a ledger of all immigrants
  • Something's fishy with the JCE's numbers
  • Dominicans of Haitian descent win against the JCE
  • Fitch gives Banreservas 'B' rating
  • Mango exports up
  • Record sugar production in Barahona
  • Academy says to stop using double genders
  • Santiago ex-mayor under investigation
  • Mayor of Cabarete arrested for attempted murder
  • Extradited drug traffickers are millionaires once back in the DR
  • Dominicans defeat Mexico in start of Centrobasket
  • Ania Paz at Lucia 203
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
  • President Fernandez travels to Rio+20 Conference
  • DR ranked 15th of 26 for clean energy investment
  • Two women added to transition committee
  • Chancellor Angela Merkel: increased cooperation
  • 700 organ transplants in the DR
  • Dominican to head World Farm Committee
  • Time is up for ministries with excess deputies
  • EDESUR had two Itabo units off line
  • Two more model prisons open
  • ANJE - tax reform must focus on quality of public spending
  • AMET pulls surprise inspections
  • Gas leak causes panic in Santiago
  • Funny money in the Cibao
  • Overfishing alert
  • Rains to fall off today
  • Playboy playmates to be DJs at Hard Rock
  • Francis Santana at the Merengue Bar
Monday, 18 June 2012
  • Heart transplants in the Dominican Republic
  • Electoral Court rules Miguel Vargas stays
  • 17,000 employed at Ministry of Agriculture in DR, 1,500 in Chile
  • New ambassadors from Colombia and Guinea Bissau
  • Margarita Cedeno to PLD political Committee
  • Special Police and military unit for Las Americas Highway
  • Dominican basketball team to Centrobasket
  • Rains on Monday, sun on Tuesday
  • Drenched by rain, Juan Luis Guerra fans stay put
  • Little Red Riding Hood at Bellas Artes
  • Rosario Brothers at Jet Set
  • An evening of urban music in La Vega
  • Jayzinho at Megacentro and Blue Mall
Friday, 15 June 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates water projects
  • President Fernandez to Rio+20 UN Conference
  • Discussions on the future of the PLD
  • New residency permits at a standstill
  • IMF offers support to President-elect Medina
  • Standardized Tests timetable
  • Head of Amet wants to change the law
  • President-elect Danilo Medina is punctual
  • Miguel Vargas in court today
  • Deposits in pesos at Banco Popular ATMs
  • Hot weather to continue
  • New book on the Colonial City
  • World class volleyball in Santo Domingo
  • All is ready for Juan Luis Guerra concert
Thursday, 14 June 2012
  • President praises 50+ year old companies
  • Schools to take undocumented students
  • Central Bank puts inflation at 0.68% for year
  • Senate passes millions in loans
  • ANJE says government must reduce spending
  • Bon: Good ice cream at 40
  • Deltur Intur hasn't made interest payments
  • No DR universities among top 250 in Latin America
  • Lake Enriquillo grows and grows
  • Fifty-three years ago today
  • Gender violence is increasing
  • Signal blocking in prisons is a joke
  • Strike in Salcedo turns deadly
  • Aquiles Baez Trio at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates more projects
  • Immigrants must get Dominican work permits
  • US ambassador reiterates concern over highway robberies
  • Hipolito complains to the OAS
  • PRD proposes new president
  • Television companies' electricity cut off
  • Plane crash at Santiago airport
  • Tricom to increase investment
  • Major blood shortage in the country
  • Child labor in the DR
  • Credit card fraud network discovered
  • DR volleyball competes in Japan and Taiwan
  • Paloma Herrera and Viengsay Valdez to dance gala
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
  • Ruling seeks to facilitate small business
  • Danilo Medina meets with WFP head
  • Fiscal deficit was RD$56 billion for 2011
  • Economy slows in first quarter
  • Ozama Bridge being repaired
  • SCJ chief justice increases his own salary
  • Immigration circular highly criticized
  • DR exports queen bees
  • Informal street sellers defy city government
  • Time to donate blood
  • High taxation is obstacle to formal companies
  • Another round for Agripino?
  • Tanker blocks Duarte highway
  • £241,605 seized at Las Americas
  • Low-pressure trough over Haiti
  • Winners of the Michel Camilo scholarship
  • Mariasela back to Dominican TV
  • Talk on cyanide gold processing in DR
  • Cuba, Japan, Russia, Serbia volleyball teams play in Santo Domingo
Monday, 11 June 2012
  • MercaSanto Domingo inaugurated
  • Fernandez inaugurates remodeled volleyball pavilion
  • Simplify boards, advances for electricity
  • Applying the Migration Law
  • Metro hours extended
  • 4% Coalition get Inter-American Dialogue's Civic Engagement Award
  • Shop owners protest used clothes imports
  • Six French tourists still in hospital after bus crash
  • Six Dominicans arrested for drug trafficking in Puerto Rico
  • 24 police officers fired, including son of former Police chief
  • A million in forged US dollars confiscated
  • Daughter of elected legislator suspected of drug trafficking ties
  • Heat wave continues
  • Luguelin Santos defeats world champion in 400m
  • US wins Volleyball Grand Prix, DR is third
  • Germana Quintana presents Brujas, somos todas
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
  • DR1 breaks for the Corpus Christi long weekend
  • President Fernandez inaugurates hospital
  • Relationship with South Korea is fifty years old
  • Certificates for Danilo Medina and Margarita Cedeno
  • Vice President-elect surprises her husband
  • Gustavo Montalvo: Man of ethics heads Medina transition team
  • Fuel prices may drop
  • Teen pregnancies and caesarean births still high
  • Water Bill still pending in Congress
  • Las Baitoas to be cut off
  • Beware of phishing
  • Library books donated
  • Delta Intur makes interest payments
  • Johnny Rockets opens in Santo Domingo
  • Convicted killer to appeal
  • Cautions urged when arriving at Las Americas with cash
  • Haitians sentenced for child abuse
  • Maria Montez exhibition
  • Eurocine at the Cinemateca
  • DJS to play for Caribbean Music Fest 2012 in Juan Dolio
Tuesday, 05 June 2012
  • Forests grow in the Dominican Republic
  • Danilo and Margarita get certificates today
  • Obama congratulates Medina
  • Ministry of Labor: Thursday is a holiday
  • Special Immigration unit takes to the streets
  • Explosion in sugar mill takes out generator
  • Sixty children helped by Shriners
  • One fifth of births in Los Mina are Haitian
  • DNCD seizes RD$3.9 million+
  • Violence at Santiago court
  • Two dead and three injured in crash
  • Top 2015 recruit plays basketball for DR at U of Kentucky
  • Dominicans bid for new Guinness Record for chess
Monday, 04 June 2012
  • Fernandez inaugurates aqueducts and sports pavilion
  • Volleyball Pavilion ready for Grand Prix
  • Senate ignores bills aimed at improving transparency in government
  • Internal conflict continues at the PRD
  • Spanish company is first to default on Dominican Stock Market
  • Police pursue men who cut Duarte Bridge cables
  • Hot days are here to stay
  • Coaching the Dominican team to the July Olympics Qualifier
  • Our Lady of Fatima Musical in Santiago
  • Aqua circus coming to Santo Domingo
  • Baltasar Garzon to give talk at Funglode
Friday, 01 June 2012
  • President inaugurates cold storage facility
  • Attempts to destabilize elections failed
  • Ambassador acts to help Haitians in the DR
  • New Bishop for San Francisco de Macoris
  • Campaign propaganda to be removed
  • PRD meets to settle divisions
  • Caribbean Hurricane Season starts today
  • Award for Dominican Education Coalition
  • Vendors take over pedestrian bridges
  • Eddy Herrera and his romantic songs
Thursday, 31 May 2012
  • Montas announces tax reform to raise RD$140 billion
  • President creates transition team
  • Central Bank lowers interest rates
  • Vice President Alburquerque presides ILO conference
  • Mining scares people in northwest
  • And then on the other hand: Gold!
  • Fifty companies using natural gas
  • AIRD calls for a delay in application of law
  • Cedulas found in the sewers of Santiago
  • PRD faction convenes commission meeting
  • Ramon Rogelio Genao wants his piece of the pie
  • Police Chief wants 30 years for Bella Vista killer
  • Trujillo's executioners honored
  • Jazz at Casa de Teatro
  • Wizard of Oz + Spanish films + Maria Montez
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates sports complex
  • Proposal to start disarming the population
  • Prices rising
  • Hipolito complains about electoral campaign
  • Anniversary of the death of Trujillo
  • US investors enable new model for DR nature reserves
  • Sun Village heads accused of Ponzi scheme
  • Dominican war dead honored
  • Quads born in Santo Domingo
  • Digitalizing the Marcano insect collection
  • Dominicans train in Kentucky for London Olympics trial
  • Elsa Nunez celebrates 50 years in art with retrospective
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
  • It's official: Danilo Medina is President-elect
  • Danilo Medina to the press: Don't call me, I'll call you
  • PLD looks for scapegoats in New York
  • PRD is heating up
  • Superintendent of Banks makes more than President Obama
  • Experts say DR water is under concession to mining companies
  • Two more wind parks
  • Electricity bought and sold here
  • Economist Mickey Ceara is against tax reform
  • Supreme Court calls for penal judges to act with caution
  • Man shot dead in Bella Vista Mall
  • Man who gave loaded gun to 5-year old arrested
  • Car Racing Grand Prix in Santo Domingo
  • Ana Gabriel chooses Altos de Chavon for her next album
Monday, 28 May 2012
  • First Lady celebrates Mother's Day
  • PLD wins elections, but loses voters
  • Juan Bolivar Diaz analyses 2012 presidential election
  • Voter abstention grows in the Dominican Republic
  • Haitians split over DR FTA
  • New Viva service could triple DR Internet use
  • Couple gets one-year preventive custody for Colombian's murder
  • Five-year old shoots and kills San Francisco de Macoris businessman
  • Grenade kills two in Villa Altagracia
  • Reports on crime in Santo Domingo
  • Luguelin Santos wins at FBK Games in Netherlands
  • Felix Sanchez proves to be on top form
  • Melky Cabrera on a hot streak for San Francisco Giants
  • Goya Awards cinema in Santo Domingo
Friday, 25 May 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates schools and a chapel
  • PUCMM rector urges Danilo Medina to choose staff wisely
  • Census data shows more men than women
  • The Economist on challenges for Danilo Medina
  • The DR ranked in bottom third for trade
  • DR drinks a lot
  • Human Papiloma virus at dangerous levels
  • Cyber war at the JCE
  • National Police reject Amnesty International Report
  • DNCD members expelled
  • United States criticizes Human Rights in the DR
  • Prisoners to get visitors on Mother's Day
  • Amnesty International criticizes treatment of Dominicans in Puerto Rico
  • Miguel Nunez art for Arte Cafe
  • One man's garbage is another man's treasure
  • Drag racing at the Autodromo Mobil1
  • White Marlin Tournament starts 30 May
  • Speed car racing at the Autodromo Mobil1
Thursday, 24 May 2012
  • Leonel on a marathon run to inaugurate works
  • Experts suggest re-routing Luperon Highway
  • Attorney General resigns effective 16 August
  • The JCE did its job well
  • Mejia's speech fires up internal rivalries
  • Hipolito will talk with Danilo
  • PRD numbers only off by less than 2,000
  • Oil is down below US$90 a barrel
  • Ramos Group opens another superstore
  • Amnesty International reports torture and "unlawful killings"
  • Five arraigned on charges of damaging power lines
  • According to records the man is dead
  • Coach Cal talks about the Olympics
  • Golf and beauties at Teeth of the Dog
  • Third Buen Samaritano Golf Tournament at The Links
  • Live son dancing at the Jaragua
  • Thaina Corvington in concert
  • Dominican Rock at Sea Horse Ranch
  • Merengue at Jet Set Disco
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
  • Danilo Medina announces republic of inclusion in interview with CNN
  • Senate preparing for proclamation new DR President
  • Congratulations from around the world for Medina
  • Financial Times upbeat about Danilo's win
  • Hipolito Mejia concedes defeat
  • Miguel Vargas accepts election outcome
  • Bendixen and Amandi donates RD$1 million to Cancer League
  • Expat Dominicans in the US change their vote
  • Dominicans of Haitian descent 5% of vote?
  • Campos de Moya: 3 goals for the British Chamber of Commerce
  • Possible cholera outbreak worsens
  • Four-year old falls from nine-floor building
  • Murder mastermind in drug addiction rehab in Canada
  • Incest and murder all in the family
  • Drug smugglers jailed in London
  • Dominican Olympic Committee gets funding
  • Spend Mother's Day at Ocean World
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
  • Danilo promises unity and a pact with PRD
  • Danilo's campaign promises
  • Medina to build a dream
  • Transition team to be announced in June
  • Economist cites main challenges facing Medina
  • At last count PLD wins 16 provinces; PRD 15
  • Participacion Ciudadana: 50.95% PLD to 46.94% PRD
  • PRD wins 4 overseas deputy seats, PLD 3
  • Media-sponsored polls, the most accurate
  • OAS makes a series of recommendations
  • Socialist International says JCE was not impartial
  • National debt is 30.9% of GDP
  • DEA says DR is a drug warehouse
  • Suspect hacking promoter released
  • Girlfriend accused in murder of Colombian
  • David Ortiz kindles the Red Sox fire
  • A Run to Fight Diabetes
  • Best of Broadway
Monday, 21 May 2012
  • Danilo Medina to be next Dominican President
  • The PLD celebrates at their headquarters
  • Chief of OAS observer mission declares election a success
  • Expat vote
  • Penn & Schoen predicts Dominican election outcome
  • JCE closes down TeleSistema
  • Suspect hacking promoter arrested in Santo Domingo
  • Body of Colombian Maribel Buritica found
  • Saying it right
  • Biggest Dominican team ever to the London Olympics
  • Joel Rosario Quartet for Mother's Day
Friday, 18 May 2012
  • Ban on booze wont affect all the election socializing
  • All set for the 2012 presidential elections
  • JCE issues record number of cedulas
  • Dominican Republic presidential election wrap up
  • Which poll will win?
  • Asisa: Danilo Medina 53.3%, Hipolito Mejia 44.7%
  • Insight: Danilo Medina 54.7%, Hipolito Mejia 43.1%
  • Bendixen and Amandi put Hipolito in the lead
  • JCE warns of traffic blockades near electoral boards
  • US media cover the DR elections
  • Social networks will not be blocked
  • Hipolito's first 100 days
  • PLD ends campaign
  • HM presidential campaign closing: today, Friday 19 May
  • Where the voters are
  • Possible cholera outbreak in Tamboril
  • Massachusetts swimmer is first Dominican woman in Olympics
  • Nicholas Schwab from Miami to represent DR at London Olympics
  • Museum Day today
Thursday, 17 May 2012
  • Sorry, but Monday is a working day
  • UN awards Promese for best public service
  • Haitians bought US$872 million in border markets
  • Fernandez meets with JCE members
  • International observers meet the candidates into 20 May election
  • Distribution, with some delays, of election supplies
  • You can vote with old IDs
  • Hamilton Campaigns: Danilo 52%, Hipolito 43%
  • Jz Analytics: Hipolito 50%, Danilo 45%
  • Newlink: Danilo 52.1%, Hipolito 45.5%
  • PLD electoral campaign closings
  • Cane workers claim government tricked them
  • Landslides affect Carretera Turistica route to Puerto Plata
  • The DR has 6,000 cars with natural gas
  • Dominicans to learn how to do business with Malaysia
  • Crash and explosion leaves three injured
  • Police arrest woman who killed molester
  • Onamet says scattered showers today
  • Maridalia in Man of La Mancha
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
  • Fernandez inaugurates Manoguayabo overpass
  • Government increases its payroll this year
  • Dominicans paying more taxes
  • Plenty of money available for Election Day
  • Centro Economico Cibao poll gives Mejia the lead
  • Sigma Dos poll gives Danilo the lead
  • Midnight Friday is deadline for replacement cedula
  • JCE awaits proof from Hipolito
  • Participacion Ciudadana says campaign has been unfair
  • The first 100 days of President Danilo?
  • Former President Zelaya sent home
  • Anesthetists to raise their rates
  • New software for Viva
  • Why it makes sense to be an informal business
  • Colombian woman is missing in Punta Cana
  • Dominicans arrested in Rhode Island
  • Drugs taken on ferry to Puerto Rico
  • What Dominicans do when there is a blackout
  • Maria Montez at the National Theater
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
  • Cruise ship terminal begun in Puerto Plata
  • Government to start paying a debt to farmers
  • Rosario: JCE will not interfere in social networks
  • JCE invites Mejia to provide proof of allegations
  • Danilo Medina would keep government jobs
  • Mejia promises fiscal amnesty bill
  • CONEP and Gallup to take exit poll
  • Safety and unemployment on the minds of voters
  • Campol and Benenson polls
  • Bishops call for a day of prayer for peaceful elections
  • Campos de Moya, new president of British Chamber of Commerce
  • SCJ authorizes extradition of two Dominicans
  • Marcos Lara sentenced in electricity fraud case
  • Police confirm killers were former agents
  • COE has alerts in seven provinces
  • New York Times on Dominican photographer of new Europeans
  • DR takes part in world programming tourney
Monday, 14 May 2012
  • Fernandez campaigns in La Romana, San Cristobal and Santiago
  • Bengoa says note about tax increases was forged
  • JCE couldn't justify objections to Participacion Ciudadana list
  • Chinatown goes public with support for Danilo Medina
  • Greenberg poll: 51% Medina, 46% Mejia
  • Alfonso, Cabrera y Asociados poll: 53.6% PLD, 43.3% PRD
  • Credit bureau ordered to not poll for elections
  • 287 non-Catholic priests can now marry couples
  • A last plea for unity in the PRD
  • Danilo Medina: riding a tsunami
  • Specialist shortage leads to long wait to certify the dead
  • Tobacco company says all are well
  • Father, mother and son murdered in Santo Domingo East
  • Fuel prices frozen, propane drops in price... for the election?
  • John Calipari agrees to coach DR basketball
  • Marcos Kwiek wants an Olympic medal by 2016
Friday, 11 May 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates aqueduct
  • Medina against raising ITBIS to 18%
  • Hipolito Mejia outlines key plans
  • In memory of Pena Gomez
  • New York may decide the Presidential election
  • Warning not to sell cedulas on election day
  • Poll reveals most think elections will be fair
  • Nomura say Danilo will win
  • The military will not intervene in the election
  • Agora Mall announces opening date
  • The rains go on and on
  • Take care in storms
  • Convicted rapist on the run in the Dominican Republic
  • Police arrest one in young lieutenant murder
  • Tobacco workers poisoned by gas leak
  • Cid Wilson honored by his home community
  • The humorous side of politics this weekend
Thursday, 10 May 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates works in northeast
  • Enhanced security for apostilles
  • Squeaky wheels get attention
  • CONEP rejects IMF tax ideas
  • Capital affected by water shortages
  • Very low inflation in April
  • Two more days to pay ITBIS
  • "It's the economy" weighs most for Dominicans
  • Newlink poll shows Danilo Medina leading
  • Mejia to file complaint with OAS
  • Sunland case revisited
  • Police arrest two killers of Italian tourist
  • Happy Birthday Diario Libre
  • Winter baseball starts 14 October
  • Three more qualify for the Olympics
  • Rains to continue
  • Calvin Harris in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
  • Ambassadors meet with President Fernandez
  • RD$200 million will be spent on Election Day
  • Insight poll puts Danilo Medina in the lead
  • Health Ministry working to prevent disease outbreaks
  • Fenatrado call off strike
  • Dominican banks are in good shape
  • Santo Domingo residents urged to save water
  • Prepaid meters in El Manguito
  • RD$10 million for each Las Terrenas business
  • Canadian sentenced to ten years for resort murder
  • Protest blocks Duarte highway
  • More rain on the way
  • Dominican qualifies in boxing for London 2012
  • Al Horford was superman to the Hawks
  • Pop dance show back at Bellas Artes
Tuesday, 08 May 2012
  • Las Terrenas restaurant row to be rebuilt
  • Land use ruling for Cabarete
  • What's coming after the elections?
  • Truckers on strike today and tomorrow
  • Remittances climb to pre-crisis levels
  • Pharmacy chain accuses ARS of discrimination
  • Penn Schoen gives Danilo Medina 5% lead
  • Center for European Studies at Funglode university
  • Dominicans get political in the United States
  • Troy Douglas Brimm deported
  • Drugs in mangos for Spain
  • Eastern Europeans accused of trafficking drugs in Caribbean
  • Police detain suspect in Korean disappearance
  • COE keeps alerts for 18 provinces
  • Grand Prix Volleyball 2012 Santo Domingo
  • Festi-Band 2012 at Bellas Artes
Monday, 07 May 2012
  • President Fernandez campaigns for the PLD
  • Hipolito Mejia tours the Cibao
  • New manager at EdeEste
  • Shipper's urge government to break trucker's stronghold
  • Monopoly in the sale of pharmaceuticals strengthens its grip
  • French and DR anti-narcotics agreement
  • Two arrested in canned cocaine case
  • Fire burns Pueblo de Pescadores in Las Terrenas
  • 3 youths die trying to save boy from drowning
  • Manuel Zelaya falls but recovers at Cedimat
  • Dominican Republic volleyball to the London Olympics
  • Al Horford back in play for the Hawks
  • DR makes fun of its politicians
Friday, 04 May 2012
  • President Fernandez on campaign in Santiago?
  • Freedom of the press day
  • Dominican statisticians recognized by the United Nations
  • Dominican Republic is on automatic pilot
  • JCE reconciles differences with 20 May election observer group
  • Asisa: Latest poll has Danilo in the lead
  • Newlink posts Medina leading with 52.3%, Mejia 45%
  • Bendixen & Amandi: PRD 50%, PLD 43.9%
  • Domestic workers aren't thieves
  • DR is No. 1 in foreign investment in the Caribbean
  • Australia: new honorary consul, scholarships and mining
  • Hanesbrands contributes to improve medical facilities in Bonao
  • DR plays Canada for the Olympics
  • Karina Pasian Concert
Thursday, 03 May 2012
  • Stem cells center at Plaza de la Salud
  • The Metro plan
  • European Union plans for the DR
  • JCE has delivered 40%
  • Overseas students can validate coursework
  • CDEEE makes example of Puerta de Hierro
  • Dominicans head to conquer Antarctica
  • McCann studies Dominican eating habits
  • Yes, we have bananas
  • The whole country produces vegetables
  • Remains found prove to be Jourdain
  • Doctors complain of lawsuits
  • Forensic specialists worry about crime scenes
  • Another campaign death
  • Miguel Reyes wins literary prize
  • Green alerts for five provinces
  • Dominic Miller at Hard Rock Cafe
Wednesday, 02 May 2012
  • New hospital in Monte Plata
  • DGII reports 17% increase in tax receipts
  • Central Electoral Board rejects observers
  • Prisoners on remand not allowed to vote
  • DR contributes to burial in NY tragedy
  • Woman who sold child in Santiago arrested
  • President was not in danger
  • British man deported from the DR now in jail
  • Final days to nominate for The Dominican List
  • Nuryn Sanlley, La Pinky, passes away
  • Six earthquakes in one day is not a problem
  • Rains to continue
  • Davis Cup Tennis in Santiago
  • DR to the Olympics trial volleyball semi finals
  • Latin American PGA Tour at Cana Bay GC
  • Camerata Mirabal
  • Rock, beats and dance at Cabarete
Tuesday, 01 May 2012
  • Deputies get RD$136 million for Mother's Day
  • Ok to simultaneous broadcast of election results
  • JCE to save millions on transportation
  • Gallup sets the Dominican agenda
  • Gallup: 50.6% PLD, 44.6% PRD
  • Hamilton: PLD 51%, PRD 44%
  • Cabrera poll: PLD 50.9%-PRD 45.8%
  • Danilo Medina in Puerto Rico
  • Business does not want more FTAs
  • Talking Australia
  • Burial for family tragedy in DR
  • Land dispute behind kidnapping
  • 708 kilos from DR seized in Barcelona
  • COE issues more alerts
  • DR defeats Canada in volleyball qualifier
  • The Cure makes it to Cannes
  • Santo Domingo is Caribbean Jazz city
Thursday, 26 April 2012
  • DR1 breaks for the Labor Day holiday
  • New highway to link Ocoa and Bonao
  • DR-CAFTA review
  • Dominican government decorates David Jessop
  • People are upset over all the political signage
  • Mejia reiterates his stance on judges
  • Hipolito Mejia summarizes his proposals
  • PLD joins PRD in questioning transmissions
  • OAS Observers guarantee transparency
  • Benenson latest poll shows Medina leads
  • National Congress floating in cash
  • Paying much more for metro cars
  • Police down two and nab one of kidnappers
  • Lawyer arrested for changing files
  • Rains and more rain affect thousands
  • More about the new Miss Dominican Republic
  • Talented foreigners in the DR
  • Dancing to the music of the Beatles
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
  • New southwest road construction begins
  • Haitian and Dominican officials meet
  • Claro and the JCE ready for 20 May
  • Danilo Medina highlights his plan
  • Multiple cedula holders hunted down
  • Commemorating 25 April
  • Improved air traffic control at Cibao International
  • Exit ban requested for Anthony Santos
  • Rains to continue
  • Floods in Puerto Plata province and Santiago
  • Miss DR Dulcita Lieggi
  • From Vivaldi to the Beatles at the Book Fair
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
  • DR signs Kyoto Convention for customs procedures
  • Will the JCE revoke the transparency resolution?
  • Election results will be known on 20 May
  • Hear the presidential candidates
  • Please mark your calendars: Labor Day is 30 April
  • Campaign to move refuse dump continues
  • Primary care in the air
  • Cholera deaths at six
  • Authorities face accusations from Hartley
  • Senator reports on plot against Nuria
  • Where is Hak Sun Kim?
  • Live shows at the Book Fair
Monday, 23 April 2012
  • Legislators take a long break
  • Loophole in government appointment law
  • No overseas deputy vote for Canada
  • The goals for industry
  • Journalists rally round in support of Nuria
  • Oliver A. Willis deported to Canada
  • Michael Brown deported to Spain
  • Sex suspected to be behind murder of engineer
  • Bakery for Dona Chucha
  • Juan Luis Guerra tours Australia
  • Rains forecast
  • Free concert by Kinito Mendez at the Book Fair
  • Tierra back at the National Theater
Friday, 20 April 2012
  • Inaugurations in Pedernales
  • Environmental red tape made easier
  • Tsunami alert installed in Barahona
  • Pension funds at RD$161 billion
  • Agreement to share confiscated assets
  • The election is expensive
  • Presidential candidates debate called off
  • Miguel Vargas hands check to Hipolito
  • Las Americas highway patrol
  • Three cholera victims so far
  • Canadian rabies case confirmed as from DR
  • American Airlines to close lounge
  • Jean Gentil gets reviewed in the NYT
  • Norceca Girls Youth Championship
  • Time to go to the Book Fair
Thursday, 19 April 2012
  • XV Book Fair opens
  • Manufacturers set five-year goals
  • World Bank says DR will do better than most
  • NJ + DR child support agreement
  • Felix Bautista's flexible budgets at OISOE
  • There are lots of beers on the Dominican market
  • Manuel Arsenio Urena
  • Police identify killers of lawyer
  • Six cases of cholera confirmed
  • Chief says he will solve recent killings
  • Commission appointed for threat to Miguel Vargas
  • Nisibon naval contingent relocated
  • Police arrests 4 for stolen parts
  • Building a winning solar car
  • Aumi Guerra at the USBC Queens
  • Caribbean Jazz Festival
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
  • President inaugurates Duarte overpass
  • Start of Corredor Duarte II announced
  • Final design of ballot papers
  • Estrella denies alliance
  • Another alleged plot recorded on tape
  • More 24-hour electricity
  • Outbreak of suspected cholera claims first victim
  • Canadian contracts rabies
  • Taiwanese Embassy official murdered
  • Oscar de la Renta backs Adriano Espaillat
  • Haitians call conspiracy a farce
  • Drug arrest
  • Miss Universe Dominican Republic
  • For love
  • Book Fair opens today
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
  • Migration announces enhanced security
  • Book Fair full of surprises
  • RD$8.4 billion to DGII for Presidente sale
  • JCE: "No excuses due to fraud"
  • Water blamed for 231 suspected cholera cases
  • Apple releases new iPad for sale in DR
  • Criminals come from the family setting
  • Haiti hot potato goes to Yeni Berenice
  • Honoring constitutional fighter
  • Supreme Court orders extradition
  • Not a good day for some
  • COE reduces alert levels
  • Rockies to have new academy in DR
  • Tribute to Whitney Houston
Monday, 16 April 2012
  • President Leonel Fernandez returns
  • Fernandez visits hi-tech firms in Florida
  • Ride the metro to the book fair
  • Duarte highway overpass opens today
  • Money in circulation
  • Focus on Haiti and the DR election
  • Presidente to partner with AmBev
  • Trinidadian company sells its assets in KFC
  • A parent's worst nightmare happens in Santiago
  • Cases of cholera reported in Santiago
  • More Haitians found in capsizing of boat
  • Spanish soldier caught drug trafficking
  • DR moves up in the FIFA football ranking
  • Celebrating International Jazz Day
  • April is Dance Month
  • Latin Music Tour in Punta Cana
Friday, 13 April 2012
  • Government tax revenues up in February
  • March inflation was 0.15%
  • Sale of Presidente getting closer
  • Plot to overthrow Haitian government denounced
  • DR Senate apologizes to US President
  • PRD Booklet highlights worsening DR's rankings
  • Protest targets JCE
  • Asset laundering creates inflationary bubble
  • SAMBIL starts promotion for huge mall
  • Navy says boat trip was aborted
  • New website for Public Prosecutor
  • DNCD to undertake lie detection tests
  • Drugs ring dismantled
  • 39 injured in jail riot
  • Rains to continue
  • Surf Competition in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 12 April 2012
  • Fernandez proposes study group for food and oil prices
  • Public Works to close Av. Monumental overpass
  • No penalty for taking out 58 duplicate cedulas
  • Half agree that Fernandez plays a role in elections
  • ANJE changes date of presidential debate
  • Claro says network is secure for presidential election
  • Pan Am Health warns of dengue outbreak
  • 100 MW gas-powered generation to be installed by Aggreko
  • 34 deputy Sports ministers
  • Another tragedy at sea
  • Preventive custody for killing in campaign
  • Vladimir Guerrero and police major settle dispute
  • Two Canadians sentenced to 10 years jail for drugs
  • Lawyer killed in broad daylight
  • Rains damage hundreds of houses
  • Preparing for the Book Fair
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
  • Dominican economy "doing well"
  • Another loan agreed for Coral Highway
  • Bullish on export free zones
  • Shopping malls changing Santo Domingo
  • As We See It!
  • DR has highest number of overseas baseball players in the US
  • Dengue and leptospirosis alert
  • Bavaro losing the coral reef
  • Car parts thief shot dead in Santiago
  • Fire in Santo Domingo
  • Baseball player accused of violence
  • Marcos Martinez axed by television station
  • Romanian faces deportation
  • Plaza de Espana fiesta nights
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
  • President Fernandez decorates Dr. David Lanning
  • DR praised for reducing maternal deaths
  • Barrick to pay nearly a billion in taxes
  • Take the Metro 2 to the Book Fair
  • JCE starts training of party delegates
  • Benenson: 48% Medina, 40% Mejia
  • Sad numbers
  • DR has extradited seven to the US
  • Moca incident heats up PLD-PRD rift
  • Villa Tapia shocked by killings
  • Holy Week death toll increases
  • Onamet warns of two days of rains
  • Irka Mateo wins Grammy research award
  • DR men defeat US in beach volleyball, fail to medal
  • Yamilet Pena: 3rd in Zibo World Cup
  • Under My Umbrella at MAM
Monday, 09 April 2012
  • President to UN and Cartagena Summit
  • New ambassadors
  • Santiago women take charge of Santo Domingo justice
  • Guibia pool-beach a success
  • Holiday accidents report
  • Politicians irritate holiday travelers
  • Cardinal calls for end to gender violence
  • Priest says politicians are country's main problem
  • Newlink puts Medina ahead 49.1%-44%
  • New checking rules
  • Organic exports up
  • Nuria protests visits of state intelligence
  • One person got 58 cedula duplicates
  • DEA and DNCD agents capture pilot of Chapo Guzman
  • Spaniard's body found in Bavaro
  • Front brings rains
  • Final days of Abordage boat replica exhibit
Wednesday, 04 April 2012
  • DR1 breaks for Easter holiday
  • Easter Week precautions and statistics
  • President opens Vima cold storage plant
  • DR is self-sufficient in power generation
  • Adventists to help train public drivers
  • Young Dominican diplomat elected to FAO
  • DR is biggest importer DR CAFTA
  • Bendixen and Amandi International election poll
  • Agreement signed for 2012 election observers
  • Felix Bautista denies accusations re Martelly
  • Plastic Surgeon deported from US
  • Thieves stealing electricity towers
  • DR fined for Narcisazo disappearance case
  • Cost of US visa to increase
  • Sunny weather for Easter
  • Easter Concert at the Cathedral
Tuesday, 03 April 2012
  • Fernandez helps set new Guinness Record
  • COE unveil Easter Week safety plans
  • JCE conditions PC electoral observers
  • Most feel there will not be a second round
  • Asisa gives 52% to Danilo Medina
  • Attorney General sends Bautista case to DPCA
  • UASD suspends classes, again
  • "Et tu, Cesfront?"
  • Bad start to the week: 5 dead in Neyba
  • Fugitive killer arrested
  • Promoting the London Olympics
Monday, 02 April 2012
  • Motorized water sports restricted for Easter
  • Campaign activities to rev up
  • Mejia and Medina campaign in the US
  • Candidates agree to less aggressive campaign
  • Greenberg: Hipolito 49%, Medina 44%
  • Mejia leads in Zogby poll
  • Felix Bautista scandal gathers heat
  • Julissa Reynoso appointed US Ambassador
  • New York Yankees top brass visits
  • Presidente to sponsor Marlins
  • Final days of cacao exhibition
Friday, 30 March 2012
  • Guibia gets 12 splash pools for Easter
  • Santiago heroes remembered
  • Cases of malaria declining
  • 86% of Dominicans don't believe in local justice
  • Aster sold for US$27 million
  • Educational ballot papers ready
  • Political parties on trade and foreign investment
  • Nomura Securities concerned about Hipolito
  • UN criticizes police and treatment of Haitians
  • Haitians going home
  • New police station for Las Galeras
  • Head of prison dismissed following murders
  • Police proud of new Dominican boxing champ
  • DR prepares for Volleyball London Olympics Qualifier
  • Jurassic Dinosaur Replicas
  • Punta Cana Marathon
Thursday, 29 March 2012
  • New generator enters service
  • Holy Week Operations include 14,000 cops
  • Universities to teach in prisons
  • UASD unhappy over role in cancer hospital
  • Expert calls for more daycare centers
  • RD$170 million donation for agriculture
  • Medina will sign with IMF
  • Orange shows off for JCE
  • Expat vote could be crucial in 2012
  • Dominican voters and where they live
  • A new earthquake
  • Officer refused a bribe
  • Rosado Mateo thinks Figueroa case still open
  • The saddest of stories
  • Onamet says showers will decrease
  • Last chance at the Olympics
  • From Tchaikovsky to Sibelius
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
  • Fernandez inaugurates projects in Sabana Grande
  • Masters and doctorate scholarships
  • Preparing for Easter week
  • Political Parties to receive JCE money
  • Felix Bautista denies corruption
  • Presidential candidates to discuss trade and investment positions
  • Julian Serulle outlines proposals
  • Sale of Presidente beer to be announced soon?
  • Possible Dominican Senator
  • The increase in the neither-nor generation
  • PRD stolen property recovered
  • Riots in San Cristobal
  • Witness murdered in Navarrete
  • Figueroa Agosto pleads guilty
  • Carol Fryd exhibition
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
  • Martelly honored at Presidential Palace
  • DR-Haiti Bilateral Commision renewed
  • Catalina Gonzalez to direct cancer hospital
  • Deputies have long agenda
  • JCE begins printing of voter rolls
  • Recalling corruption cases
  • Robbery and threats at Mejia call center
  • Suspected hackers in preventive custody
  • Five arrested with illegal weapons
  • Betting parlors and gangs in Cienfuegos
  • Rains could increase
  • Nearly 20 quakes of 3.0 or more
  • Easter concert
Monday, 26 March 2012
  • Focusing on French-Dominican business exchanges
  • Fernandez in Duarte province
  • Hato Mayor is first 24-hour electricity province
  • Works advance to prepare Book Fair
  • The presidential candidates
  • First Lady to dedicate herself to campaign
  • JCE says electoral results trial was successful
  • 1.82% for education in 2011
  • Job shortage for unskilled young people
  • Two million Haitians live in DR
  • Improving the UCNE University
  • US visa renewals
  • DNCD-DEA confiscate 1,500 kilos cocaine
  • La Marchanta at Fine Arts
  • Philippe Quint at the National Theater
Friday, 23 March 2012
  • President Martelly to visit Monday
  • Dominican Republic increases forestry coverage
  • Post Office cooperation
  • Three women candidates for Vice President
  • Hipolito under fire for comments
  • DR has most deputies
  • Deputy remanded for 12 months
  • Beware electricity conmen says Edenorte
  • Only a third of homes have water inside
  • Air Canada on strike today
  • The Vaseline Thief
  • Drugs belonged to Sinaloa
  • German deported
  • Armin van Buuren in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 22 March 2012
  • Fernandez to deliver 10 sports facilities this year
  • Penny-pinching affected Education
  • Solidarity has delivered RD$34 billion in aid
  • DR meat can now be exported to US
  • Whether or not to invest in Haiti
  • Surveillance bill is obsolete
  • Mejia says he will not pay old bills
  • Small parties register candidates
  • Bernardo Vega: Focus on the undecided voters
  • Eduardo Estrella makes his points
  • Propane gas comes to you
  • NGOs call for halt on human trafficking
  • Today is International Water Day
  • Children at play in the Haunted House
  • Court to hear Biwater case
  • Job Fair at Agora Mall
  • Kite Flying Festival
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates housing project
  • DR has positive outlook according to Fitch
  • Lawmakers make surveillance cameras cheaper
  • Former Turks and Caicos PM has been in the DR
  • PUCMM smart parking lot
  • Neighborhood group wins fight against antenna tower
  • Presidential candidate Max Puig urges change
  • The Unknown Soldier is laid to rest
  • Drug smugglers jailed in Bermuda
  • JCE asked to delay printing of ballot papers
  • Calls for alcohol-free driving
  • Santo Domingo n Cibao train study is ready
  • Radar hunting for rare bird
  • Farm Fair
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  • Ministries launch plan to prevent teen pregnancies
  • Public Health warns of dangers from unusual rains
  • Indotel will require greater connectivity
  • Overpasses delayed until April and May
  • DGII increases collection
  • Ministry removes 68 kids from landfill
  • Importing black beans to export to Venezuela?
  • JCE installs 13 information booths
  • People want a different election discourse
  • Guillermo Moreno tells why you should vote for him
  • Oil prices push up local produce and other prices
  • Gold Quest finds gold in SJM and Jarabacoa
  • Bocho to preventive custody
  • District Attorney says lawyers are delaying Figueroa case
  • Turks & Caicos prime minister might have fled to DR
  • French Week at Altos de Chavon
Monday, 19 March 2012
  • President Fernandez proud of his achievements
  • Puerto Rico-India-DR alliance
  • Ban to protect lobsters
  • Danilo ready for debate
  • Expat vote could decide elections
  • Hipolito Mejia + Aristy Castro alliance
  • Juan Hubieres to campaign for Hipolito
  • I am corrupt, but you are more!
  • DR students place third in robotics contest
  • Protesting Barrick Gold
  • Police officer caught smuggling cocaine into jail
  • Omega out of jail
  • Venezuelan arrested for exporting US$375,937
  • Seven young people in traffic accident
  • Al Horford: Best Athlete of the Year
Friday, 16 March 2012
  • Caucedo Port readies for Panama Canal expansion
  • Las Americas Tunnel to close
  • Consumer Rights enable payments of over RD$92 million
  • TB on the decline
  • Dominicans need to start exercising
  • Dominican Republic is not racist
  • Danilo ahead in Insight Poll
  • Military suspect in 807.4-kilo cocaine shipment
  • Air Force Lieutenant Colonel arrested for drugs
  • Beauty salons closed
  • Man murdered by 75-year old
  • Omega is still in jail
  • Dead whale in Puerto Plata
  • Muestra Internacional del Cine
Thursday, 15 March 2012
  • Fernandez meets with legislators
  • Farm producers see Ministry as enemy
  • Finjus criticizes TSE decision
  • Court denies bias
  • Conep wants to privatize electricity
  • X-ray contract studied by executive commission
  • Some 37 ways to ship drugs
  • Justice officer arrested on sex charges
  • Omega to jail
  • Police announce arrest of Caamano murder suspect
  • Victim of UASD shooting said to have had ties to drugs
  • Father Juan Linares: Man of 2011
  • Green Santo Domingo
  • Comedy at Teatro Las Mascaras
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
  • President Fernandez opens school
  • Larimar school to open
  • Diplomatic relations with Bangladesh
  • Inflation down compared to last year
  • What is in salami?
  • Hipolito says he has reached agreement with Amable
  • Gallup polls on leading concerns
  • Protest against Saona Island renovations
  • New Liquefied Natural Gas terminal for SPM
  • Remittances on the rise
  • Murder trial of Montreal men delayed again
  • Dominican charged with terrorism
  • Murder of Haitian under investigation
  • The Casandra Awards
  • Mana at the Quisqueya Ball Park
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
  • CDEEE reports on improvements
  • DR rejects racism charges
  • Labor Ministry removes 68 children from garbage dump
  • PNVC could get no funding
  • People approve Fernandez, but want change
  • The leading concerns of Dominicans
  • Barrick reports investing US$4 billion in DR
  • DR and Haitian bishops meet today
  • Thousands stranded in northwest
  • In the wrong place, at the wrong time
  • Casandra Awards tonight
Monday, 12 March 2012
  • 2012 presidential election results in early
  • Head-to-head race for 20 May election
  • First Lady Margarita gets favorable vote
  • Gallup poll shows Medina leading by 3 points
  • Danilo reminds voters of Hipolito's bad days
  • Mejia presents his campaign, poll shows him leading
  • Mejia focuses on negative of government farm imports
  • PRD vice president: Medina is more of the same
  • 20% of children are unregistered, says UNICEF
  • Business sector calls for lower costs to do business in DR
  • DNCD chief wants more dogs
  • Anti-Money Laundering report link correction
  • Dominican judge sworn in to UN International Criminal Court
  • El gobierno de la manana dissidents move to Zol 106.5FM
  • Preparing for the Casandra Awards
  • Men's World Volleyball Tournament in Santo Domingo
Friday, 09 March 2012
  • International Women's Day honors
  • President Fernandez opens aqueduct
  • Foreign Minister responds to US drug trafficking report
  • Police and Interior Minister responds to US
  • Bananas going bananas
  • Sugar cane workers to receive higher salaries
  • Repatriations on the increase
  • Motoconcho protest
  • US man charged with underage sex
  • Accused murders of cameraman acquitted
  • Windy conditions expected
  • David Ortiz passes DNA test
  • Punta Cana Carnival Parade
  • Philippe Quint at Spring Concert
Thursday, 08 March 2012
  • President to decorate 11 outstanding women
  • Attorney General: Zero tolerance for gender violence
  • Nuria Piera receives plaque from US
  • DR delegates meet Canadian mining execs
  • Cardinal wants judges to be firm or leave the bench
  • Strong Criticism of DR efforts
  • Hatuey meets with deputies and some issues
  • More than 300 companies in Farm Fair 2012
  • Dean warns of collapsing building
  • Hijacking in Haiti closes frontier
  • Cops catch fatal trip organizer
  • Futuros Divorciados and their great shows at Casa de Teatro
Wednesday, 07 March 2012
  • Political alliances for 2012 presidential election
  • Reasons for Fernandez's declining popularity
  • Debt quadruples
  • 21 deputy ministers in Public Works
  • Calls for investigation into Felix Bautista
  • Strike in San Francisco de Macoris
  • Women still at a disadvantage
  • Another pardoned man dies
  • Jails overcrowded
  • Deaths of police officers
  • Marc Anthony helps orphans in La Romana
  • Two earthquakes in last two days
  • Caribbean Series to include Cuba?
  • Play ball in the DR and do good
  • Jose Rincon Mora art exhibition
  • Dominican Cacao exhibition
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
  • Honoring Rafael Corporan de los Santos
  • EU will provide EUR73,000,000
  • Huge difference in political spending
  • Hipolito counters Leonel's 27 February speech
  • PLD answers Hipolito
  • Vargas says he will not campaign for Mejia
  • Last minute registrations of allies
  • Margarita goes on the offensive
  • ADOCCO looks at OMSA bus rental deal
  • Suing doctors no longer rare
  • Another drug case dismissed
  • Nearly half of women are killed with guns
  • Orange hosts media directors
  • Spanish ceramics exhibition
  • The Artist at Novocentro
Monday, 05 March 2012
  • Presidential debate for 17 April 2012
  • Adding Central Bank debt to get real public debt
  • Government payroll up tenfold in 15 years
  • Vehicular stats in the Dominican Republic
  • What's your idea for idea for sustainable energy?
  • US$937,500 for bioenergy studies
  • Colombians invest US$850 million
  • Investors want Roco Ki completed
  • Superheroes in El Caribe
  • More drugs confiscated now
  • Rafael Corporan de los Santos passes away
  • Movie Festival in Santo Domingo
Friday, 02 March 2012
  • Ministries to present achievements of past eight years
  • Hatuey and Hipolito team up
  • Las Americas Highway construction works postponed
  • Amet had a busy year
  • External debt not too high
  • Hotel associations back Navy efforts in Saona
  • Broadcasters leave "El gobierno de la manana"
  • Campaign to discredit the police
  • Bachata singer jailed
  • Is the DR the new command center for Mexican drug cartel?
  • Interpol looking for Dominicans
  • Oxfam calls for change
  • 600 expats will not be allowed to leave the country
  • Samana marathon
  • Santo Domingo's big carnival parade
Thursday, 01 March 2012
  • Labor Minister suggests changes
  • Watch for nighttime detours on Las Americas
  • SIE fines San Felipe RD$12 million
  • Martelly to visit
  • Dominico-Haitian Commission sets agenda
  • New offices for BVRD
  • Shippers and industrialists oppose route change
  • Bean problems in San Juan de la Maguana
  • One-fourth of young are unemployed
  • Marcos Diaz to campaign for Danilo
  • Hatuey de Camps backs Mejia
  • Marcos Martinez denies story
  • Marco Irizarry tells about jail in the DR
  • Cut the sleeves of top ranking military
  • Stars observatory
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
  • Pact for a clean and non-violent election campaign
  • More on the Navy station at Saona
  • Where was the rendering of accounts?
  • Las Americas highway to close
  • Two judges dismissed
  • Who handed over First Lady's bank account information?
  • Crime figures for 2011
  • French man and English woman arrested
  • US man extradited for fraud
  • Morning after pill being overused
  • Dominican Republic takes over Hollywood
  • 180,000 Dominicans apply for US visas
  • Joven Gastronomia Espanola
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
  • Fernandez rides Metro 2
  • State of the nation address
  • 38 deputy ministers at Agriculture
  • President pardons only six
  • Central Bank says rates are stable
  • SJM bishop calls for Cibao-Sur highway
  • Plan for Primary Care on agenda
  • Guzman Fermin and Crispin Zorilla travel to US
  • Chavez and Petrocaribe
  • Silence surrounds Chavez in Cuba
  • Anonymous in DR hacked Listin Diario server
  • DR is the Promised Land for PR capos
  • Saona base controversy
  • Samana 5K-10K marathon
Friday, 24 February 2012
  • DR1 News breaks for long weekend
  • Margarita does not have Danske Bank account
  • PLD blames Hipolito
  • Marcos Martinez disappears for a while
  • Hipolito ahead in Cibao
  • Sued speaks out
  • Nine pardons are recommended out of 916 requests received
  • US$1.6 billion in corruption, criminal activity and tax evasion
  • Dominican Republic ratifies UN Convention against Torture
  • Possible fuel shortage
  • Crime in Juan Dolio
  • Fifth annual ProCigar festival
  • Santo Domingo for art lovers
Thursday, 23 February 2012
  • President promotes natural gas
  • Revocation of visas stirs media
  • Margarita's bank account
  • JCE to prosecute "dirty politics"
  • New taxes for whoever wins election
  • Hipolito has a birthday party
  • SJC orders investigation of discharge in drug case
  • Huge cocaine haul
  • Three generators to go offline
  • Really sad numbers
  • Master of the Ocean starts today
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
  • Presidential aides have US visas revoked
  • Plot thickens in hacking scandal
  • First Lady's lawyer prepares case
  • Danilo still in the lead
  • Two billion pesos to run the election
  • Ex Santiago mayor expelled from PRSC
  • SPM court frees drug traffickers
  • Printing press was to pay for cocaine
  • Stolen weapons
  • More casinos on the way
  • Diatribe of Love Against a Seated Man
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
  • Presidential appointments announced
  • No US personnel on Saona base
  • New elements in hacking case
  • MINERD has money to fix schools
  • Experts insist on inspections
  • Government tax relief
  • Vargas supports transmissions
  • Expensive paper
  • Judge challenges his removal
  • Spain rocked by DR gangs
  • Woman chains self to Justice Palace
  • Holly Holden in Santo Domingo
Monday, 20 February 2012
  • PLD and PRSC announce alliance
  • New posts for PRSC members
  • JCE president warns about dirty campaign
  • Too many deputy ministers
  • US naval base in Saona?
  • Expert views on the Dominican economy
  • Only 16 pardons
  • Counterfeit printing press discovered
  • More drug raids
  • Drugs and stress are ruining the health of young people
  • Hydroelectric power on the increase
  • Macao Surf festival this weekend
Friday, 17 February 2012
  • President Leonel Fernandez inaugurates new projects
  • First Lady responds to allegations
  • Cosmetic surgery clinic closed
  • Miriam should have stopped but police exceeded duties
  • Drivers protest
  • Residents destroy electricity meters
  • Warehouse robbery at Las Americas
  • Returning Dominican drug dealers
  • Interpol captures German in Luperon
  • Hospital releases body
  • Son, Merengue and Jazz in the Colonial City
Thursday, 16 February 2012
  • Stand-by arrangement ends
  • Business sector reacts to IMF break
  • Neo-natal equipment for border region hospitals
  • The bishops are watching
  • CAASD identifies new water sources
  • CNTU rejects tender on 300 buses
  • Another industrial park abandoned
  • Judge orders RD$100K bond for meter
  • UASD tunnel closed today
  • Moreno Fassi Jazz at La Cantina
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
  • Jarabacoa n Constanza road opened
  • Election campaign opens today
  • Poll puts Danilo in the lead
  • New Director of Prisons
  • Corruption in town halls
  • Russians to drill for oil
  • Training conference for the police
  • Firearms on the increase
  • New service for remittances
  • Three Canadian drug mules arrested
  • Helping young mothers
  • Rafael Nadal has new home in the Dominican Republic
  • ProCigar Festival 2012
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
  • Arson attack on Villa Altagracia Environment offices
  • Armed Forces deny politics
  • Rosario says there are recalcitrant parties
  • Three more bodies found in Samana
  • Martinez and IAD at odds over titles
  • OMSA is a cemetery of old buses
  • Low quality of students is "humiliating"
  • Carnival makes money, lots of money
  • Study finds high rates of teen alcohol use
  • Dominican Marine killed in Afghanistan
  • Cooler days ahead
  • Good day for David Ortiz
  • Desalia 2012 at Punta Cana
Monday, 13 February 2012
  • New Road linking Cibao with the south
  • Journalist targeted in hacking raids
  • National Police arrest PRD members
  • Jailed Barcelo executives case to be investigated
  • Police fire at Miriam Cruz
  • Poor state of children's rights
  • Quickie divorces in the Dominican Republic
  • Problems with Blackberry phones
  • Complaints about robberies at sea
  • Another yola going to Puerto Rico
  • Dominican arrested at JFK
  • Four people shot
  • Rain on the way
  • Ednita Nazario at the Jaragua
Friday, 10 February 2012
  • President inaugurates housing projects
  • US to reduce support for war on drugs
  • PLD and PRSC discuss alliance
  • PRD first on ballot papers
  • Barcelo executives jailed
  • Lack of water in Puerto Plata
  • Commemoration of the 9 February massacre
  • 27 February tunnel to close
  • It's raining RS$2,000 bills
  • Improvement to garbage
  • New Public Relations company in Santo Domingo
  • Theater in Sosua
  • Jazz in Samana
Thursday, 09 February 2012
  • Leonel calls for review of ranks in Armed Forces
  • JCE accepts agreement between PLD and PRD
  • Fadul to close down bars
  • Two suspects in hacking case
  • Pardons Commission faces problems
  • DR to spend US$5.4 billion if oil averages $95
  • AEIH joins protest against imports
  • Alvarez is new PC coordinator general
  • Tragic toll climbs to 47 in Samana
  • Illegal trips are huge business
  • Cristian Castro at the Jaragua tonight
Wednesday, 08 February 2012
  • Fernandez visits Barrick Gold mine
  • New poll says Mejia 50% and Medina 39%
  • Investigation into hacking
  • Problems with checks issued by Santiago municipality
  • Census of refugees
  • Prices of rice and other foods up
  • Yola death toll reaches 26
  • Man arrested in La Romana drug haul was out on bail
  • 20 million year old bat fly discovered
  • Laura Pausini live in Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 07 February 2012
  • Leonel and Miguel agree on JCE plan
  • Perhaps a first presidential debate
  • IDB concedes US$130 million for highways
  • Death toll reaches 22 in Samana sinking
  • DR reduced fuel consumption 4.5% in 2011
  • Competitiveness index for trips and tourism falls
  • Over 300 seek pardons on 27 February
  • Another major drug gang bust
  • Dominican Republic wins Caribbean Series
  • FRACA art exhibition
Monday, 06 February 2012
  • Ministers from Haiti and DR meet at the National Palace
  • Yola sinks, several dead and missing
  • A possible end to the problem at JCE
  • More than 6 million Dominicans will vote on 20 May
  • Tourism up in 2011
  • Business with Cuba up 45% in 2011
  • 'Dominican Day' in the UK
  • Doctor allegedly heads drug ring
  • Solution for Lake Enriquillo?
  • A need to improve math teaching
  • Dominicans skipping school
  • Teenage pregnancies in San Juan
  • Groove Fest in the Dominican Republic
  • Jazz Mondays in Santiago
Friday, 03 February 2012
  • President Leonel Fernandez inaugurates housing complex
  • The importance of wetlands
  • The Metro saves money
  • Too many municipalities in the Dominican Republic
  • Illegal immigration continues
  • Improved electricity in the south
  • Dominican Republic links with Moscow
  • US$200 million in charges for remittances
  • Protest in El Millon
  • Jordan's family in legal limbo
  • DNCD agent murdered
  • Dominican extradited for killing partner
  • Pop, rock and comedy at Teatro Guloya
Thursday, 02 February 2012
  • Monsignor Agripino hopeful of JCE solution
  • Watch the electoral polls
  • ANJE asks government to be careful of spending
  • Drug war in DR needs more help from US
  • District Attorney extends hours
  • UN warns of humanitarian crisis in Haiti
  • Haitians get first work visas
  • Country needs seismic measures now
  • Use of natural gas grows
  • Where are the billion pesos?
  • That was an old plane wreck
  • Baseball today in Quisqueya
Wednesday, 01 February 2012
  • Fernandez congratulates the Leones
  • Minimum income tax threshold increases
  • Banreservas makes no change to interest rates
  • 3,000 retired teachers to receive a pension
  • WTO says Dominican Republic has illegal tariffs
  • Young people demand change
  • 213 kilos of cocaine in Caucedo
  • Marriages of convenience to Dominican women in Spain
  • Puerto Rican ex-legislator found in Puerto Rico
  • Judge frees woman who killed the man who beat her
  • Tonty's ex-wives defend him
  • Study reveals 35% have high blood pressure
  • Chronic malnutrition
  • Watch the Caribbean Series in the movies
  • Experts to talk about recent earthquakes
  • Photos by Wifredo Garcia
Tuesday, 31 January 2012
  • Baseball Roundup - Escogido wins Championship #14
  • La Canela Park still closed
  • Hotels in Puerto Plata report 80% occupancy
  • Fishermen from Sabana de la Mar appear in Haiti
  • Ruddy Giuliani on how to eradicate crime
  • Weekend toll was 4 fatalities and dozens injured
  • Caribe Tours Bus accident injures dozens
  • Police bust drug trafficking ring
  • An airplane and victims found in Enriquillo
  • Fugitive legislator from PR said to be in DR
  • Cool spell will continue
  • Chinese New Year: The Year of the Dragon
Friday, 27 January 2012
  • DR1 breaks for Duarte holiday
  • Archbishop asks to stop moving Duarte day
  • First hearing for Constitutional Court
  • Blackouts this weekend
  • Senate slips up
  • Johnny Jones formally elected
  • Guillermo Moreno: Political system is perverted
  • Armando Almanzar wins National Literature prize
  • Hecmilio Galvan said to be victim of a plot
  • Morrison family to attend court hearing
  • 21 stowaways arrested
  • American scientists warn about earthquakes
  • Aguilas win second game in playoffs
Thursday, 26 January 2012
  • Today is Duarte's birthday
  • National Development Strategy ready for application
  • Metro 2 will cost US$830 million
  • DR is measles and rubella free
  • League Against Cancer
  • 32 schools were damaged due to earthquake
  • Business sector want a 4-day week
  • Ramos Group is largest employer
  • Rural school in Jarabacoa is best
  • The DR roads are least safe of 28 countries
  • Mejia tries to mend fences
  • Penn, Schoen & Berland and the PRSC
  • Diatribe of Love Against a Seated Man
  • Hip Hop Festival
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
  • Inaugurations in Elias Pina
  • Launch of National Development Strategy
  • More earthquakes
  • New buildings in Santiago are safe
  • Call for Vargas to resign
  • Hatuey De Camps says he is open to alliances
  • New broadband company
  • Citizen safety and fiscal schemes biggest concern
  • Briton deported from the DR is jailed on sex charges
  • Search on for alleged drug plane crashed in rugged mountains
  • Dollars seized at Las Americas
  • Aguilas win game 3 of playoffs
  • Performance International Festival
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
  • More shakes
  • Earthquake preparedness
  • Ministry reiterates that 26th is a workday
  • CDEEE announces reduction of energy
  • Chaos and lack of hygiene at the Model Market
  • AMET calls for education
  • Texting and cell phones cause 1/3 of accidents
  • Poll gives Danilo 46% and Hipolito 44%
  • 49.97% of the vote in four provinces and ND
  • Chief doubts "La Soga" would be killed
  • Baseball Roundup
  • Mana at the Quisqueya Ball Park
Monday, 23 January 2012
  • 6.5 million voters for 20 May 2012
  • Working towards a strategic alliance with the UK
  • The bloated foreign service
  • More debit than credit cards
  • No victims over Altagracia holiday
  • Carmona out on bail
  • Crime stats drop for Santo Domingo
  • Mail order marijuana
  • Escogido leads playoffs
  • France at Altos de Chavon
  • Japanese Dolls and Calendars
Friday, 20 January 2012
  • Currency market under control
  • FDC says speculation fuels runs on peso
  • Wifi coming to the Metro
  • Preparations for Altagracia Day
  • Disagreement on the change of carnival route
  • Pedestrian bridge in danger of collapse
  • False bomb threats to the US embassy
  • Dominican sailors to return from Venezuela
  • Tonty Rutinel pays bail bond
  • Baseball player arrested
  • German accused of molesting minors is sent to jail
  • The Police arrest a false consul
  • Where is "La Soga"?
  • Night of celebration in Santiago
  • Santos de Palo at La Guagua
Thursday, 19 January 2012
  • Improving traffic flow
  • New SCJ judge to be selected today
  • JCE signs agreement with OAS
  • PRD leads in CID-Gallup poll
  • Bishops speak out
  • Finnish first for Santo Domingo
  • Dominicans on Interpol list
  • Tonty needs to post bail to get out
  • COE recommends practice evacuations
  • Chilly temperatures in the DR
  • Baseball Roundup
Wednesday, 18 January 2012
  • JCE holding on parties' decision on IT head
  • Little change in exchange rate
  • Electricity sector loses a billion to deviations
  • AmCham in Puerto Plata
  • Tunnel inaugurated in Santo Domingo
  • Dominican crew on Concordia praised
  • Businessman denies receiving bribe from Biwater
  • Chief of Police to investigate deaths in custody
  • 20 officers dismissed from Police
  • Two fatalities and 17 injured in accident
  • Atlantic coast on green alert
  • Juan Marichal Golf Classic
  • Independencia Cycling Tour
Tuesday, 17 January 2012
  • City will arrange for repairs
  • Hacienda says "no tax reform"
  • JCE approves evangelical marriages
  • At least seven Dominicans were on board Concordia
  • Two survivors talk of terror at sea
  • The controversial 130-pound Philly cocaine bust
  • DNCD says lots of drugs going to Europe
  • Moneychanger not guilty
  • Detachment arrested for death of civilian
  • Series of killings in La Romana
  • Baseball update
  • Comedy in Cabarete
  • Casandra Awards 2012
Monday, 16 January 2012
  • Four Dominicans on capsized Concordia ship
  • PRSC to seek alliance for 2012 presidential election
  • Dominican makes Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List
  • Dona Ligia tells the story of Alfonso Moreno
  • Waste recycling expert to speak here
  • Contraband ecstasy pills?
  • Yamilet Pena to the London Olympics in gymnastics
  • Julio Alsogaray wins Cabarete Regatta
  • Bartolo Colon to pitch for A's
  • Baseball round robin comes to an end
Friday, 13 January 2012
  • President Fernandez inaugurates new Haiti university branch
  • National Development Strategy passes in Congress
  • Taxation discussions with IMF
  • The Central Bank intervenes foreign exchange market
  • National Music Conservatory to have A/C
  • Dominicans ate a lot of chicken and eggs in December
  • Urban unemployment increasing slowly
  • Cholera reduced dramatically in DR
  • iPhone 4S now for sale in the DR
  • Metaldom announces steel complex in Trinidad
  • Mamajuana Restaurant branches out
  • The monument to Los Palmeros at Las Americas highway
  • The DNCD arrest alleged drug ring led by National Police captain
  • Human Rights denounces the deaths of civilians
  • Police orders investigation into alleged aggression against a cameraman
  • Court frees ballplayer Willy Aybar
  • Al Horford shoulder injury is serious
  • Laser sailors meet in Cabarete
Thursday, 12 January 2012
  • Crusade against cholera is launched
  • Inflation was 7.76% in 2011
  • More pesos to buy dollars
  • Duarte Highway lighting
  • Senate approves RD$1.4 billion for rice crop
  • Senate approves Dominican Naval Auxiliary
  • Vargas and Mejia still at it
  • Insight Poll: Danilo 47.9% and Hipolito 41.8%
  • Naco's new supermarket
  • Hotels in Puerto Plata reemploying workers
  • Engineers say towers could be risk-prone
  • DNCD update on drug trafficking
  • USA repatriates 132 Dominican ex-convicts
  • US Marshals capture Dominican murder suspect
  • Suicide on the increase amongst young people
  • Sunny skies ahead
  • Baseball update
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
  • President Fernandez to travel to Haiti
  • Higher Education in Haiti
  • 2011: 17% growth in export free zone sector
  • Services improve at Prof. Juan Bosch Trauma Hospital
  • Nicaraguan bank to open in Santo Domingo
  • Good times for coffee, cacao and sugar
  • Case against Affe Gutierrez Gil reopened
  • Hipolito Mejia: Personality of the Year
  • Canoa gets preventive custody order
  • Luxury watch buyers not listed with DGII
  • 207 kilos of cocaine caught at Multimodal Port
  • Lawyer resists armed robbery
  • Licey continues to lead
Tuesday, 10 January 2012
  • Major investment in natural gas
  • Large backlog of cases at Supreme Court of Justice
  • Duarte Hwy to be closed at night
  • A big week at Funglode
  • Consumer confidence is up
  • AEIH and FAI look for development
  • Fitch comments on DR debt and per capita income
  • Barrio dwellers say blackouts cause crime
  • Plastic moves RD$500 billion
  • Another official in jail for abuse
  • Irony: Lawyer kills a client
  • British fraudster cons Dominicans, gets arrested
  • Forest ranger killed in Bahoruco
  • 27 Figueroa Agosto watches sold
  • Looking for a good idea
  • Earthquake felt nationwide
  • Don't forget your umbrella
  • Baseball Roundup
Wednesday, 04 January 2012
  • DR1 Daily News breaks for 3 Kings holiday
  • 15 movies could be filmed in DR in 2012
  • Remittances back to over US$3 billion
  • More taxes after the elections?
  • Supreme Electoral Court gets to work
  • President to travel to Haiti, responds to foreign editorials on Haitian migration
  • Neglect by city government leads to chaos
  • New IDs for all staff at Santiago hospital
  • 30,000 burn patients a year
  • Crocs opens store in Punta Cana
  • 30 years for killer of taxi drivers
  • Reasons why Barrio Seguro has failed
  • Baseball Round Robin update
  • Rudolph Guiliani in Santo Domingo
  • Tintin in Santo Domingo
  • Ednita Nazario's Valentine's Day Show
Tuesday, 03 January 2012
  • Fernandez names the year
  • Central Bank governor bullish on economy
  • 505 megawatts to electric system
  • Exports up
  • Council completes Supreme Court assignments
  • Judges request promotions
  • New cancer hospital causes rifts
  • FEDOMU weighs choices
  • Travel to Haiti without visas
  • SCJ orders investigation of San Cristobal court
  • Tonty Rutinel sent to Najayo
  • Court in Puerto Plata frees suspects
  • The final toll is 47 year-end fatalities
  • Bani shaken by tragedy
  • Two female swindlers arrested
  • Cocaine confiscated at Cap Cana marina
  • Fake doctor turns himself in
  • Baseball round-up
  • Baseball: Show for the family, or pornography?
  • How People Live in the Colonial City
Monday, 02 January 2012
  • New judges sworn in
  • Participacion Ciudadana criticizes higher courts judge selection
  • Judicial Branch Council to review judges' performance
  • Yeni Berenice Reynoso is new National District prosecutor
  • Mario Vargas Llosa praises democracy in Dominican Republic
  • RD$1.44 billion for political parties
  • Central Bank forecasts year-end inflation at 8%
  • Government debt at 29% GDP
  • 21 dead over New Year holiday
  • Hospital imposter named but on the run
  • Tonty Rutinel spent Christmas and New Year's in jail
  • Amelia Vega denies she is pregnant
  • Luguelin Santos signed with Puma and Diamond League
  • Baseball Round Robin

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