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Monday, 29 December 2014
  • DR1 breaks for the New Year holidays
  • Car stickers expire 31 December 2014
  • Cuba opening seen as new opportunity for the DR
  • Schlumberger to create Hydrocarbons Database
  • Tax exempt wage levels for 2015
  • 89% of literacy target achieved
  • Provisional parking for Colonial City
  • Gerardo Ramirez is new Church liaison with government
  • Constitutional Court ratifies agreement with Bahamas
  • Constitutional Court rules in favor of autonomous institutions
  • Constitutional Court excludes forgery from naturalization beneficiaries
  • Call for more local government involvement in tourism
  • USTDA backs clean energy projects in DR
  • Evans Paul nominated Prime Minister Haiti
  • DR delegates Wesolowski case to the Vatican
  • Coastal fishermen arrested near Montecristi
  • Theft worth millions affects many people's Christmas gifts
  • 23 deaths over Christmas holidays
  • Six pals, now all dead
  • Lopez Mendez brothers die in clash with SWAT
  • Starlin Castro in Montecristi shootout
  • Baseball round robin update
  • Sandy Gabriel & Pop Jazz Ensemble
  • Conjunto Quisqueya at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Villalona, Tono and Raulin at Jet Set
  • New Year party at the Sheraton
  • New Year Party at the Hotel Embajador
  • Dinner and dancing at Cane Restaurant
Monday, 22 December 2014
  • DR1 breaks for the Christmas holidays
  • Penal Code signed by President Medina
  • Truck traffic restrictions for the holidays
  • Fernandez: party unity is biggest challenge
  • DGII announces company profit tax down 1%
  • How to do business in Cuba
  • Cuba challenge for DR tourism
  • Orchids are big business
  • Haiti appoints interim Prime Minister
  • Tragic accident on Barahona highway
  • Five friends die in crash on way to Boca Chica
  • Cocaine and heroin seized at sea
  • Poland says DR authorities not cooperating in Wesolowski case
  • Capital city teams out of baseball tournament
  • Merengue with Hector Acosta at JetSet
  • Eric Litman Quartet at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Adolfi's Christmas Celebration
  • Johnny Ventura at Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Milly Unplugged Navidad
  • Nutcracker Ballet
  • Christmas carols at the Santo Domingo Cathedral
  • Anthony Santos in Santiago, SFM and Mao
  • New Year party at the Sheraton
Friday, 19 December 2014
  • Oil price drop could save DR US$1.2 billion
  • Government to keep 18% ITBIS tax
  • Get your ID
  • Hipolito says he will run for President in 2016
  • Business protests any change to long weekend law
  • Cuba: Threat or opportunity for the DR?
  • 54,497 businesses in Santiago
  • Big Papi drives a Lamborghini in DR
  • 22,000 Dominicans in US jails
  • Man from Suriname murdered in Santo Domingo
  • JetBlue Christmas feel good video
  • Jowell & Randy at Sans Souci
  • Johnny Ventura Concert
  • Romeo Santos at the Olympic Stadium
  • Mal de amores at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Merengue and bachata in San Cristobal
Thursday, 18 December 2014
  • Danilo: less talk, more action
  • Ministry of Labor announces electronic reports filing
  • Minimum wage increase talks set for January 2015
  • New duty free imports under DR-CAFTA for 2015
  • Energy and Mines + INTEC university partnership
  • Deputies to send abortion legislation direct to executive
  • Defense and Foreign Ministers to tour border
  • A feel-good story of self-improvement
  • Christmas meals for over 387,000
  • Cuba and US to start diplomatic relations
  • Baseball authorities weigh Cuba-US arrangement
  • High-tech thieves arrested; they took RD $10 million
  • Baseball Winter League results
  • Fifth World Ceramic Tiles Triennial at the MAM
  • Milly Quezada Unplugged at Hard Rock Cafe
  • New Year Party at the Hotel Embajador
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
  • President celebrates reaching 10,000-classroom mark
  • President Medina travels to Belize
  • Taiwan to fund SICA projects for US$23 million
  • Legislators vote to keep criminalization of abortion
  • ID cards expiry date confirmed
  • Dario Contreras hospital closed for remodelling
  • Dominican exports growth above average
  • Murderers of girl remanded in jail
  • Lapiz out on bail
  • Daddy Yankee hosts lunch
  • Cool weather to continue
  • Jazz Nights on the steps of El Conde
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
  • Jose Tomas Perez sworn in as DR ambassador to US
  • President Medina hosts ex-President of Costa Rica
  • First identity cards to be handed over to new legal immigrants
  • Export Promotion Bank sent to Senate
  • Women's group says changes to Penal Code respect 2010 Constitution
  • Abortion discussion becomes political
  • Santiago University highlights achievements
  • Transport fares to decrease
  • Complaints about Dolphin Park
  • PLD Central Committee has Christmas lunch
  • Political marketing conference
  • Puerto Ricans want to live in DR
  • Air France plane makes emergency landing
  • Serial rapist arrested in San Cristobal
  • Dominican goes voluntarily to the United States
  • Massive international drug haul
  • Dominican Republic F4 Futures tennis at Parque del Este
  • Christmas Lights in Santo Domingo
Monday, 15 December 2014
  • DR government behind PetroCaribe debt talks
  • Cogentrix to generate with natural gas
  • Oil cuts a relief for state finances
  • Manuel Ruiz accuses government of using abortion to change Constitution
  • De la Cruz calls for end to fundamentalism in abortion talks
  • Roberto Salcedo says he may run for mayor again
  • Haiti political situation worsens, DR is affected
  • Dominicans using banking services to increase
  • Grupo CCN announces more shops for 2015
  • Haitian twins abandoned at Santiago hospital
  • 15-year old murdered in cabana
  • Basketball Without Borders coming to Santo Domingo
  • Real Madrid to develop Dominican football players
  • Merengue at Jet Set
  • Peter Novelli at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Edgar Molina at Las Terrazas del Meson
Friday, 12 December 2014
  • Spanish Minister says DR immigration policy is correct
  • Farm exports up 6%
  • Ministry of Foreign Relations documents
  • Defense minister violates transparency law
  • Abortion debate postponed
  • Metro fire victim sent home to recover
  • Arrest in credit card cloning case
  • The Road Band at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Cinema Cafe presents Tribute to Maroon 5
  • Pavel Nunez at Casa de Teatro
  • Braulio & Jackeline Estevez at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Long Night of Museums
  • Altos de Chavon Arts and Crafts
Thursday, 11 December 2014
  • Medina appoints Jose Tomas Perez ambassador to US
  • Government says economy will close with nearly 7% GDP increase
  • Under 3 weeks left for "marbete"
  • Most development goals will not be met by 2015
  • Former President Fernandez calls for tax increases
  • The other necessary pact
  • Wasteful government spending
  • Luis Eduardo Aybar Hospital closes its doors
  • Tourism wants to animate colonial ruins
  • Tourism grew by 14% in October
  • Luz y Fuerza disagrees with EdeNorte connection
  • Chief Justice rejects observations
  • Chamber of Deputies will deal with Penal Code today
  • Many in government have still not filed declaration of assets
  • More troops sent to border
  • Baseball results in the standings
  • Ringo Starr coming to Punta Cana
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
  • President Medina at IberoAmerican Summit
  • Central Bank: A good year so far
  • RD$1.2 billion loan to pay Christmas wage in government
  • CDEEE to pay half of arrears to generators
  • New Passport office in La Vega
  • Luis Eduardo Aybar Hospital to close
  • Moreno calls for top judge to resign
  • Amet impose fines for no lights
  • ANJE presses for end to transport monopoly
  • Miners protest blocking of labor union
  • Santiago nightspot shut down
  • Illegal weapons destroyed
  • Bank executives lose their assets
  • Verdicts soon in Colombian brothers case
  • Arts and crafts fair by people with special needs
  • [email protected] Photography
  • La Fille Mal Gardee Ballet at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
  • President Medina speaks about education
  • Government to pay US$400 million to power companies
  • Mining investment is US$6.2 billion
  • Las Terrenas to join the National Electricity Grid
  • IDB book calls for new economic transformation policies
  • Remand prisoners will be allowed to vote
  • Greenhouse vegetable exports top US$100 million
  • Haitian immigration to Puerto Rico on the rise
  • Delays with online purchases
  • Problems with valuation of livestock
  • Missing journalist
  • Dominicans returning in their thousands for Christmas
  • National Choir Christmas at Epiphany Cathedral
  • Merengue and son at Terrazas del Meson
  • Hector Acosta at Afrika Club
  • National Arts and Crafts Fair
Monday, 08 December 2014
  • President Medina travels to Veracruz Summit today
  • Speed controls on eastern highways
  • Government bonds index published by BVRD
  • Economists protest 2015 National Budget spending
  • Abortion: Public Health vs. religion
  • Luis Abinader named candidate for PHD
  • Ramon Alfredo de la Cruz: new rector at PUCMM
  • Haitian women immigrants have low schooling levels
  • Gathering to protest corruption
  • Supreme Court orders corruption proof to be shown to Felix Bautista lawyers
  • Victor Diaz Rua corruption case closed and filed by Appeals Court
  • Former beauty queen accused of embezzlement in Miami
  • New management of Las Americas Race Track
  • Eduardo Canela swims 76 km in 24 hours straight
  • Dominican Rock Show
  • Benny & The Cupids at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Bobby Delgado in a performance at Casa de Teatro
  • Wason Brazoban at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 05 December 2014
  • Government starts paying Christmas wage
  • Military hospital has Ebola treatment unit
  • European Union: EUR983 million in 25 years
  • Malecon section closed for drainage works
  • Cash awards for medal-winning athletes
  • The great language divide
  • Anadegas calls for lower fuel prices
  • David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Tournament
  • Coca Cola Christmas Trees
  • Cinderella at the National Theater
  • In the Heights at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
Thursday, 04 December 2014
  • Low-cost financing for small industries coming in 2015
  • DR could buy back Petrocaribe debt with bonds
  • Bank supervision could have prevented Banco Peravia crisis
  • Santiago joins 100 Resilient Cities
  • APAP caters to deaf-mute market segment
  • Southwest farmers to get support from IDB fund
  • Avocado growers optimistic 2015 will be even better
  • Haitian immigrants work in cities not farms
  • Felix Bautista corruption case postponed
  • Nation mourns loss of Poppy Bermudez
  • Police launch Christmas Operation
  • Young woman who posed giving beer to baby released from jail
  • Winter League baseball results
  • DREAM invitation to Sunday brunch
  • Victor Victor shows
Wednesday, 03 December 2014
  • President Medina opens schools
  • President Medina meets with EU and UN delegations
  • President Medina to Veracruz Summit
  • No Christmas chicken shortage
  • Peaceful Christmas campaign
  • Dominican Republic 115 of 174 in Corruption Perceptions Index
  • Case against Felix Bautista heard by Supreme Court
  • Wesolowski free, but limited to the Vatican
  • Brothers being hunted by police
  • Appeal dismissed as lawyers fail to attend
  • A Very Burlesque Xmas at the Blue Mall
  • Carlos Sanchez at Caribbean Cinemas of Galeria 360
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
  • Revamped foreign policy in 2015
  • Petrocaribe debt sold to Goldman Sachs
  • Presidency to help clean up Duarte Avenue
  • President Medina congratulates Uruguay's new president
  • Small business awards
  • Boxes filled with goods for Christmas
  • Dominican tobacco claims right to branding in Australia
  • More money needed to fight AIDS
  • Haiti ranked third in global human slavery
  • Deputies want President Danilo Medina to stay
  • Attorney General says Vatican to decide in Wesolowski case
  • Man accused of stealing from construction pension fund
  • Drug mule arrested at Las Americas International
  • Frenchman on trial in Punta Cana drug case
  • Professional tennis tournaments
Monday, 01 December 2014
  • Medina vetoes the Penal Code on abortion articles
  • President Medina tours Ozama River
  • DR to head The Mesoamerica Project
  • Dominican pedophilia cases to be tried in Poland
  • Investor confidence improves
  • Airport to cities security enhanced during the holidays
  • Politicians in key posts
  • DR ranks high in English proficiency
  • DR ends in fifth place in Central American and Caribbean Games
  • Red poinsettias mean Christmas
  • Frank Reyes and Sergio Vargas at Jet Set
  • Diario Libre's 3D show
Friday, 28 November 2014
  • Oliver Stone visits President Medina
  • DR does well in Social Institutions and Gender Index
  • Apparel exports up
  • Talks opened with the London Stock Exchange
  • Campos de Moya to preside AIRD
  • Adoexpo awards to exporters
  • Children learn early how to drink
  • Felix Bautista denies ownership of Gulfstream jet
  • Attorney General travels to Poland and Vatican for pedophilia cases
  • Victor Estrella wins gold in Central American Games
  • Retro Jazz at Escenario 360
  • There will be jazz in the Colonial City
  • Pedro Guerra at Hard Rock Cafe
Thursday, 27 November 2014
  • DGII reports 300,000 have renewed stickers; 700,000 remain
  • Pro Consumidor alerts imported bread may have potassium bromate
  • Only some transporters reduce fares
  • TSE turns down appeal for annulment
  • Fallout from Banco Peravia collapse
  • Haitians replace Dominicans on the border with Haiti
  • US ambassador Brewster urges attack on corruption
  • US Embassy donates to Mirabal Sisters Museum
  • Black Friday is here
  • In the Heights back at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Winter League baseball results
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates more schools
  • Need to improve Internet connectivity
  • Consultation on people with disabilities to begin
  • Manufacturing Competitiveness and Innovation bill passes
  • Rafael Blanco Canto to chair National Business Council (Conep)
  • US Ambassador visits Bavaro power plant
  • Investigation into collapsed bank underway
  • No electricity in Cibao Arena
  • Arrests in murder of US lawyer
  • Dominican baseball player kills motorcyclist
  • Black Friday comes on strong
  • Johnny Ventura Concert
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
  • First Lady inaugurates family center
  • Budget director: Discretionary funds axed
  • Duty free gift period to begin
  • Fitch improves rating for DR
  • Ground transport fares to decrease
  • Number of Haitians coming to give birth for free doubles
  • Some cases against Felix Bautista are archived
  • Major drug haul for DNCD
  • Suspect Italian drug dealer refused entry
  • Quiet hurricane season coming to an end
  • Dilia Mieses returns to teach merengue, salsa and bachata
  • EJazzSon at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Car racing and motorcycle races at Mobil 1 Race Track
Monday, 24 November 2014
  • Navarro: Time to revise the IACHR
  • Extended school days create new jobs
  • 911 responds to 200,000 cases in six months
  • More short courses to be added to UASD
  • Educating drivers
  • Health providers make too much
  • Domain extinction bill studied in Senate
  • Attorney General wants hold on sale of alleged Felix Bautista assets
  • The good life of an extradited drug dealer
  • Senate employs 1,660, has only 32 senators
  • Banco Peravia closed
  • A safe Christmas
  • Puerto Plata has natural conditions for SWAC
  • Environmental violation affects Hispaniolan solenodon
  • The Sporting Life Cup in Casa de Campo
  • All's Well at Teatro Guloya
Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Call 911 when it gets too noisy
  • Haiti-DR bilateral talks continue in Port-au-Prince
  • The IMF and government spending
  • Women hold purse strings in 54% of households
  • Venezuela confirms PetroCaribe benefits will continue
  • Angelina Jolie and Desmond Tutu in stateless campaign
  • Dominican Ambassador accuses RFKennedy Center of bullying
  • Orca observed in La Romana waters
  • Attorney General: returning drug dealer will not enjoy all his wealth
  • 30 years for murder of elderly couple in Evaristo Morales
  • Jail for 18-year old who gave beer to her baby
  • Trucker killed in Multimodal Port cargo conflict
  • Awards for Dominican-made films
  • Juan Luis Guerra CD is No. 1 in sales
  • Jarabe de Palo on 22 November
  • Funglode Film Festival extended for a week
  • Sly & the Latin Bars at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
Thursday, 20 November 2014
  • President Medina enacts 2015 budget
  • Restrictions lifted on drinking hours
  • Legislator says Political Parties Bill ready for January 2015
  • Amnesty International says Penal Code violates women's rights
  • Consumer Protection Agency suggests price freezes
  • Teachers accept 12% salary increase
  • USAID program to help improve elementary reading skills
  • Plaza de la Salud now linked to global medical alliance
  • Accident rates in the country show a lack of policy
  • Bankruptcy Bill to Congress
  • Trade with Cuba at US$126 million
  • 6.6 million debit and credit cards in DR
  • Ambev and CND complete merger
  • Las Terrenas cools down after electricity row explodes
  • Estadio Cibao ballgames suspended this weekend
  • Robbery at the National Cardiology Institute
  • Maconi extradited for drugs, returns to enjoy wealth
  • Baseball Winter League news
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
  • Presidency: Celebrate Christmas!
  • Four new ambassadors
  • Superintendence of Electricity to Samana
  • Revised Penal Code passes in Congress
  • Supreme Court rejects property restraint order
  • Haitian women in labor smuggled into the country
  • Union leader accused of masterminding Metro attack
  • Oxfam criticizes inequality
  • Fire at Cibao ball park
  • Create your own jobs!
  • Sand Dollars wins in Cairo Film Festival
  • Colonial Fest starts 21 November
  • Stefan Bauer and Jean Carlo Urena concert
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
  • President Dilma Rousseff wants to visit
  • Presidential Palace lit up for Christmas
  • No stateless people in the country
  • New meeting with Haiti this week
  • European donors to discuss DR-Haiti talks
  • Focus on investments and exports
  • Doing Business in Central America and the DR
  • Government officials neglect to declare assets
  • Transport business owners move to politics
  • Cell phone signals being blocked
  • Former San Jose de Ocoa prosecutor out on bail
  • Drinking culture starts early
  • Police break up wake protest
  • Key gang members arrested
  • National Symphony at the Teatro Nacional
  • Ibero-American Children and Youth Theater Festival
Monday, 17 November 2014
  • First Lady at Special Needs event in La Romana
  • Club Med announces more investments in the DR
  • Update on the status legalization process
  • No transport fare cuts for now
  • Mayor Salcedo's Bright Lights park again
  • Pension plan is big business
  • Recycling is growing in DR
  • Small business marginalized from labor talks
  • Medical Association calls for investigating birth tourism
  • Exporting through Punta Cana
  • Cardinals manager calls for educating ball players
  • Four killed in Las Americas highway crash
  • British warship seizes cocaine at sea
  • First medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games
  • Bavaro Merengue Festival
  • Dario Fo play at Teatro Guloya.
Friday, 14 November 2014
  • DR doing better than expected, says IMF mission
  • Cuba, Haiti and DR working together for biodiversity
  • Puerto Plata gets safer
  • DR dispute against cigar sales in Australia advances
  • Santo Domingo East new court site disputed
  • Leonel defends government rejection of IAHCR court order
  • Judge orders notification of proof to Felix Bautista
  • ECLAC calls for public policies to reduce teenage pregnancies
  • Juan Vicini calls for business initiatives on Haitian border
  • Pepin Corripio Awards for entrepreneurs
  • More Dominicans than Puerto Ricans in NYC
  • Voters support Constitutional change for re-election
  • Is the country heading in the right direction?
  • People perceive Fernandez government as the most corrupt
  • Most popular politicians according to Penn, Schoen poll
  • "In the Heights" at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Thursday, 13 November 2014
  • President opens new police stations; 911 to expand
  • Progress made in Colonial City facelift
  • More loans for electricity sector
  • Supreme Court rejects 12,000-page case file on Felix Bautista
  • Government gave RD$38 billion to small businesses
  • Dominicans declare taxes online
  • Exports to Haiti at US$560.3 million as of July
  • Government workers' payday could change
  • Taxi drivers make more than public hospital doctors
  • Winter League baseball results
  • Ministry of Culture to commemorate "7 Dias con el Pueblo"
  • Electric Paradise by Ron Barcelo at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Braulio from Spain to the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Nicole Santiago at Billini Hotel
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
  • Medina inaugurates more public schools
  • National Budget passed
  • Taiwan donates 480 motorcycles to 911 system
  • Fare cuts now depend on talks with Conatra
  • El Nuevo Diario: Deeper changes needed
  • Hoy editorial and economists call for change
  • Leonel Fernandez swimming against the current
  • Minou Tavarez Mirabal to set up new party
  • Abinader would beat Fernandez
  • ECLAC report on immigration
  • Easier to obtain a US visa
  • Yamilet Pena wins gold in Medellin event
  • DR to the Central American Games
  • Fernandez to speak at OAS event
  • Resiliencia at Nader Art Gallery
Tuesday, 11 November 2014
  • New government housing projects in San Cristobal
  • President Medina helps Duarte province farmers
  • Happy birthday, Mr. President
  • Navarro outlines foreign policy changes
  • Transport fares to decrease
  • Dengue and malaria show a decrease
  • AMET stops illegal motorbike racing
  • Flooding in Barahona
  • Ex Archbishop dies
  • Haitians rescued from deserted island
  • German arrested with drugs
  • Oliver Stone to talk about movies at the Central Bank
  • Hispaniola Half Marathon on 23 November
  • Funglode International Film Festival
Friday, 07 November 2014
  • DR1 breaks for the Constitution Day holiday
  • Haiti and DR discuss border trade
  • New pipe installation works cause Malecon traffic problems
  • Anti-Ebola exercise at Las Americas airport
  • Redistributing public hospital staff
  • Central Electoral Board (JCE) gets its funds
  • Conep urges bringing order to transport in DR
  • Barahona opposes calcium carbonate mining
  • Attorney General appeals to Supreme Court of Justice president to act
  • US Ambassador visits prosecutor to offer support
  • Rains expected to continue
  • Hotel Burlesque back at Blue Mall
  • Culinary Week at Barcelo Bavaro
  • 15th Triple 100 Cycling Classic
  • John McEnroe - Jim Courier exhibition games at Casa de Campo
Thursday, 06 November 2014
  • Senate passes the National Budget
  • DGII collects RD$160 million from sale of new stickers
  • The IMF is here! The IMF is here!
  • Tripartite dialogue begins on changes to Labor Code
  • Government borrows from IDB to develop San Juan province
  • Senate passes National Police Organic Bill
  • Women getting paid more than men in DR!
  • Attorney General vetoes a judge
  • Leonel Fernandez: The future is promising
  • Thousands displaced by floods
  • Rains increase water levels at many reservoirs
  • Poland notifies DR of investigations into priest
  • Going after the assets to fight drug trafficking
  • Looking for Marleni Consuelo Almonte Pena
  • Winter League baseball action
  • Pavel Nunez show postponed
  • DR Jazz Festival
Wednesday, 05 November 2014
  • President Medina opens Radiology Unit
  • President Medina inaugurates more schools in the East
  • Court annuls DR's affiliation with IAHRC
  • Labor Code talks begin again
  • Dominican universities make the top 300
  • Fuel prices down but fares stay the same
  • Licey strike affects businesses and schools
  • Dominican extradited to Spain
  • Frank Soto to hear Felix Bautista case
  • And still it rains
  • Aumi Guerra at the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup
  • Alberto Cortez to perform in Santiago
  • Familia Andre and Bossa Pop shows
  • Pavel Nunez at Silver Sun Gallery
Tuesday, 04 November 2014
  • National Budget reshuffle
  • DR to uphold its Constitution
  • Sugarcane cutters demand papers from Haiti
  • First Lady at Oscar de la Renta's funeral
  • Pan-American Health Organization praises DR's fight against malaria
  • JCE in crisis
  • BanReservas says 67% portfolio is private
  • Cement factories to generate energy from own solid waste
  • US$1,000 lunch with Leonel provokes controversy
  • Senator Bautista in court today
  • Remand for man involved in attempted prison breakout
  • Rains causing chaos in north and northwest
  • Small Business Week
  • Michel Camilo & Tomatito at the National Theater
Monday, 03 November 2014
  • RD$100 million for Hato Mayor chocolate factory
  • Balance of payments gets relief from lower petrol prices
  • First Lady to attend Oscar de la Renta funeral
  • 78% of bank assets in 3 Dominican banks
  • 10,000 loans to new homeowners
  • Conep backs Attorney General in corruption case
  • Metro fire suspect said to have attempted suicide twice
  • Rosa Maria Martinez used fake passport to rent car
  • Cemex security chief dies in helicopter crash
  • Futures tennis tournament at Casa de Campo
  • Jorge Drexler in Santo Domingo
  • German Embassy sponsors film festival
  • Juanes coming for "Quiereme como soy" benefit
  • Jarabe de Palo returns to Santo Domingo
  • 25th Eduardo Leon Jimenes art contest exhibition
  • "Patios" book shows the inside of Colonial City homes
Friday, 31 October 2014
  • Medina inaugurates schools in the east
  • US$600 million in petrol import savings
  • ECLAC: Room for better public spending
  • DR and Russia agree to promote trade
  • Holidays in 2015
  • AIRD calls for better conditions for manufacturing
  • Lawyers accuse Attorney General of seeking political gain
  • PC: Take Bautista case to Supreme Court
  • Metro fire suspect gets one year preventive custody
  • Fast solving of journalist theft
  • Haitian women arrested for prostitution in Dajabon
  • Looking for Rosa Maria Martinez
  • Victor Estrella: Central American & Caribbean games flag bearer
  • 'Las Preciosas Ridiculas' at the Sala Ravelo
  • Oscar de la Renta: 50 Years at Bellas Artes
  • The Wailers concerts: 19-20 November
Thursday, 30 October 2014
  • New ambassadors to Spain and Panama
  • Larimar Workshop and Museum in Bahoruco
  • Health Minister prioritizes preventing Ebola entry
  • Kenyan stopped at Dominican n Haitian border
  • Naturalization deadline extended
  • Sold! To the highest bidder
  • Corruption moves up to public attention
  • Small parties have weak internal accounting controls
  • New: Leonel.do
  • Police believe a mastermind was behind Metro incident
  • Police search houses; arrest seven in Najayo case
  • Oxfam: DR poverty levels have increased; higher than a decade ago
  • Winter Baseball Results
  • La edad de la ciruela
  • Mo'Mojo Band at Lousiana Fest
  • Paso a Voz at the National Theater
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
  • Medina meets with Puerto Rican Secretary of State
  • Carlos Morales Troncoso laid to rest
  • Naturalization Law likely to be extended by 90 days
  • Loans for the Cibao-Sur highway
  • Alberta Energy Regulator to assist DR in oil and gas legal framework
  • DR ranked 84th of 189 in World Bank Doing Business report
  • Electricity towers sabotaged
  • Metro arson suspect turns himself in
  • 2016 election could be a close race
  • Judge chosen for Felix Bautista trial
  • Another twist to kidnapping story
  • Rains to continue
  • Xiomara Fortuna at Teatro Guloya
  • Santo Domingo 10K race
  • I National Choral Event
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
  • The people want Danilo
  • Former Vice President Morales Troncoso burial today
  • Haiti and Dominican Republic to sort out signal problems
  • E-Chicas and Supermaticas STEM Clubs win ITU Award
  • Government buys RD$27 billion from small business
  • SMEs generate 76% of jobs
  • Falling fuel prices mean less tax for government
  • Minou has no regrets for leaving PLD
  • Police seek Metro arsonist
  • Attempted kidnap foiled
  • Call for Dominican Republic to improve road safety
  • Oscar Taveras to be buried today
  • Santiago Bishop's move
  • Corripio awards
  • Cadiz art exhibition at Quinta Dominica
  • Conjunto Quisqueya at Lucia 203
  • Fantastic by Jazzmania Band at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
Monday, 27 October 2014
  • Mourning for Carlos Morales Troncoso
  • Medina invited to Ibero-American Summit 8-9 December
  • Proposal to rename Autopista del Coral to honor Oscar de la Renta
  • Supreme Court orders restitution for employee with AIDS
  • Early retirement plan goes into effect
  • AEIH criticizes categorization of corruption as politics
  • World Bank Forum focuses on transparency and growth
  • Poll shows most young Dominicans use tablets
  • Sewage alert in modern Santo Domingo
  • Preventive custody ordered for prosecutor
  • Money mule arrested for smuggling cash
  • 4 killed and 14 injured in Najayo escape attempt
  • Murder at La Victoria jail
  • Cardinals leading prospect killed in car crash
  • More Haitians cross now seeking free Dominican residency
  • Family blame Haitians for kidnapping son
  • II National Choral event
  • Rafelito Mirabal at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Gigantes lead as of Monday, 27 October in baseball
Friday, 24 October 2014
  • Navarro calls for investment fund for Haiti & DR
  • DR government on IAHRC ruling: poorly timed, biased and inappropriate
  • Economy grows 7%, business sales up 7.6%
  • Foreign investment up 20% in first half year
  • DR trade with France worth US$629.1 million in past five years
  • Truckers block Puerto Plata highway for three hours
  • Shippers Association enraged at government's passivity towards truckers
  • Silvio Rodriguez and Maridalia Hernandez concert in Bani
  • Los temores con Cuquin
  • Arawak Drawing Festival
  • 6-year old girl exhibits drawings
  • Halloween at Sans Souci
  • Humor por las 4 esquinas at Escenario 360
Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • National Job Plan goes into action
  • Medina asks for extension of Naturalization Law
  • Human Rights Court condemns DR on immigration
  • William Medina Ferreras is charged
  • Justice issued in containers is degrading
  • Petrocaribe debt grew by 2467% since 2005
  • Audits find poor hospital administration
  • AG asks Supreme Court to try Felix Bautista
  • 2.5 million lbs of food wasted each week
  • Caterpillar worms affect crops in Santiago, Moca and La Vega
  • Winter League Baseball
  • Santo Domingo Colonial Fest in November
  • US cinema under the stars
  • Mo'Mojo Band at Louisiana Fest
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • 234 new public school classrooms
  • Official day of mourning for Oscar de la Renta
  • Deputies give up toy fund
  • Casabe for school breakfasts
  • Big government reflected in high payroll
  • Dominican Republic to be leading shoe manufacturer
  • Ban on travelers from countries with Ebola
  • Felix Bautista case delayed again
  • Priest Wojciech charged for sex abuse in Poland
  • More yolas stopped
  • Drugs confiscated in Haina Port
  • Women photographers exhibit at Blue Mall
  • Oktoberfest at the Centro Dominico-Aleman
  • Talk on Maria Callas
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • World pays tribute to Oscar de la Renta
  • Successful meetings in Puerto Rico
  • Mistake in the 2015 budget
  • Where the government money is going
  • Cost of relocations due to the Metro
  • Half a million young people cannot find work
  • Murder rate down
  • Mayor accused of corruption
  • Less rains forecasts
  • Recycling art at Altos de Chavon School of Design
  • De la Cocina al Ojo
Monday, 20 October 2014
  • NY Governor Andrew Cuomo visits
  • Public Health: sector overhaul in process
  • Progress on naturalization and legalization plans
  • Government adds 20% more employees, payroll up 52.5% in two years
  • Senators receive RD$1.84 billion slush fund in past five years
  • Cargo truckers' conflict costly to industry
  • FAI: Unmask the transport unions
  • Tornado causes millions in farm losses in Villa Tapia
  • Woman accused of extortion in child abuse case
  • Dominicana Moda opens at Hotel Embajador
  • In the Heights opens 7 November at Bellas Artes
Friday, 17 October 2014
  • President Hernandez of Honduras visits
  • President Medina inaugurates Montana paint factory
  • Spotlight on San Pedro de Macoris as a tourism destination
  • Migration authorities step up Ebola prevention measures
  • Proposals for improving nutrition in the DR
  • US Ambassador visits Puerto Plata
  • Major crash on road to Higuey, eight dead
  • Blue Mall surveillance videos seized
  • Eduardo Leon Jimenes awards announced in Santiago
  • Applications open for Berklee on the Road in Santo Domingo
  • Best voices for hunger concert
  • Streetcar Named Desire at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Hacienda says: No budget increases for anyone
  • Senate approves US$400 million for highway improvements
  • Free zones lunch with President Medina
  • Haiti to ask for an extension of legalization deadline
  • Red Cross proposes O-negative Club
  • CONEP warns salary increase equals closures
  • Energy from beer
  • INCA and Metaldom form Gerdau Metaldom
  • Some congressional perks in numbers
  • Felix Bautista case could become a milestone
  • Judge sets aside Diaz Rua case
  • Baseball starts today
  • India Gastronomy Festival at Santo Domingo Hilton
  • Platero y yo
  • Santiago Ecotourism Fair
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
  • Medina convenes stakeholders for Electricity Pact
  • Abel Martinez: Cutting RD$50,000 monthly from lawmaker perks
  • New hospital director will not impose penalties
  • Public Health Ministry owes RD$7 billion
  • Another public hospital has a new director
  • Aristy and Ayuso: It was not a retraction
  • Bautista hearing delayed
  • Cemex goes solar in San Pedro de Macoris
  • New cave discovered in Boca Chica
  • Ari Barshi: 9th in Laser World
  • Las Preciosas ridiculas at Sala Ravelo
  • Exhibition on Unity and Diversity of the Amerindian Caribbean
  • New York Met operas in HD at Novocentro
  • Cuban Contemporary Ballet to perform in benefit
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • President Medina swears in new officials
  • Literacy plan going well
  • Budget is financial tool, not much help for development
  • Trade Observatory pinpoints weaknesses in exports
  • Samana Highway guzzles taxpayer money
  • Doctors not happy with sanctions
  • More peppers to be sold
  • Dominican Republic makes Guinness Book of Records
  • Tragedy in Puerto Plata nightclub
  • More arrested trying to get to Puerto Rico
  • Deportation of Haitians increases
  • Hurricane Gonzalo poses no threat
  • Best voices for hunger concert
Monday, 13 October 2014
  • Altagracia Guzman is new Health Minister
  • Problems also affect Santiago children's hospital
  • DR opens new embassy offices in Jamaica
  • AMET will stop vehicles with tinted windows
  • Re-election topic is to distract Dominicans
  • Felix Bautista drops suit against Sunland book author
  • Biometric data captured on 74,775 immigrants
  • Army top brass survive serious helicopter crash
  • Cigarettes confiscated on border
  • Violent crimes among Haitians spread fear
  • None injured in small plane accident at Punta Cana International
  • DR fifth in the FIVB World Championship
  • All eyes on tropical storm Gonzalo
  • US Embassy reaches out to Puerto Plata expats
  • India Gastronomy Festival at Santo Domingo Hilton
  • Duke of Veragua to lecture on Columbus' navigation skills
  • EFE 75th anniversary photos opens at MAM
  • Covi Quintana, Maridalia, Victor Victor and Pamel Mancebo
Friday, 10 October 2014
  • Negligence, lack of management behind hospital deaths
  • Tax revenues up 15% so far this year
  • Baseball teams to fully manage ballparks
  • What's the government's stake in La Tabacalera worth?
  • Army arrests more smuggled Haitians
  • Diario Libre survives legal assault
  • Idelisse Bonelly lifetime work honored by Brugal Foundation
  • Dominicans stores invite to deck the halls for Christmas
  • China needed five sets to beat DR
  • Nicole Santiago Quartet at Dominican Sunset Jazz
  • For history buffs: Dominican History Book fair 6-12 October 2014
  • "In the Heights", the musical at Bellas Artes
Thursday, 09 October 2014
  • Cancer treatment upgrade at Cedimat
  • Gold (and silver and copper and...) in San Juan de la Maguana
  • Foreign Minister announces new Dominican diplomacy
  • Education Ministry wants harmony with schoolteachers
  • Fadul and Rosario accused before ICHR
  • Dr. Cesar Herrera appointed head of Cardiology at Cedimat
  • Investigations begin at Robert Reid Cabral Hospital
  • Deputies' slush fund could help Robert Reid Cabral Hospital
  • Exporter accreditation required
  • September inflation at 0.19%
  • DR to be represented by Cristo Rey and Codigo Paz
  • DR extradites four Dominicans to US
  • Ebola rumor on US Airways flight to Punta Cana was a fake
  • People smuggling in a SUV on border
  • DR plays China in volleyball
  • Rum Festival at La Sirena/Pola
  • Color Vibe 5K Santo Domingo Run
  • Fernando Varela exhibiting opens
Wednesday, 08 October 2014
  • Spanish headhunter to seek talent in DR
  • Baby deaths to be investigated
  • Dominican Republic economy to grow more than world average
  • Is the DR doing what the World Bank warns against?
  • US says DR made minimal advances in eradication of child labor
  • New paternity law proposed
  • DR to train drug dogs for Latin America
  • Visa procedures to change at the US Embassy
  • Violent deaths reported in Santiago
  • Denials over child kidnapping for organs
  • Press can attend senator Bautista hearing
  • DR to play China, Brazil in FIVB World Championship
  • Dominican wins bodybuilding contest
  • Fall National Symphony Orchestra concert
  • Carlos Sanchez at Hard Rock Cafe
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
  • Government to borrow to build water system plants
  • Maintenance works on underpasses in Santo Domingo
  • Tobacco company shares up for sale
  • More tax increases on the way
  • Re-election and Leonel Fernandez dilemmas
  • Dario Contreras ceases admissions
  • Record number of children die
  • US-DR extradition treaty to be updated
  • Italy to open consular office at EU mission
  • Organic bananas doing well
  • Haitians lead in boat trips
  • Haitians on the run in the Dominican Republic
  • Ebola in Spain
  • DR to benefit from Cornell University programs
  • 200+ police agents killed or injured this year
  • Maria Gabriela Brugal wins silver in FEI World Jumping Challenge
  • Recycling art at Altos de Chavon School of Design
  • Frank Sinatra Concert at Las Terrazas del Meson
Monday, 06 October 2014
  • Medina visits rabbit and goat farmers in Bahoruco
  • Energy and Mines Minister Pelegrin Castillo backs mining
  • Telecoms not investing what is needed
  • Percentages not working in budget laws
  • Government to borrow RD$44 billion for public works in 2015
  • Fiscal deficit more than RD$22.7 billion
  • 20 cents of every peso paid in taxes goes on interest payments
  • More blackouts expected as arrears increase
  • DR on alert for Ebola
  • 28 October is deadline for Haitian naturalization
  • The Economist highlights PetroCaribe at risk
  • Venezuelan businessman builds electric car in Montecristi
  • Who is the senator in the WSJ corruption report?
  • US Embassy to open visa office at Galeria 360
  • Traveling to Italy, apply at the Spanish Embassy
  • 30 years in jail for Bolivian who killed Japanese diplomat
  • DR makes it to Final Six Round in FIVB World Championship
  • Barry Clifford discovery is not the Santa Maria
  • It's hot and will get hotter
  • Dominican History Book fair 6-12 October 2014
  • Lulu Live Sessions with Peter Novelli Band
  • Novocentro Fine Arts film festival
Friday, 03 October 2014
  • PLD Political Committee to discuss re-election
  • Privatizing meals for prisoners
  • Qatar and Santo Domingo trade cooperation agreement
  • Baby whale and mom helped in Puerto Plata
  • 150 tour operators come for Discover Puerto Plata
  • Police arrests gang accused of stealing RD$20 million in La Vega
  • Dominicans win 7th straight game in FIVB World Championship
  • Presidente Festival opens in Santo Domingo
  • Cuban Contemporary Ballet to perform in benefit
  • Fair for the elderly at the Botanical Gardens
Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • Medina still top dog
  • The Music Man! The Music Month
  • New bills go into circulation
  • Detour on Duarte Highway
  • Time to renew your marbete
  • World Bank proposes to reduce weak links between growth and equity
  • Felix Bautista says he is a victim of political persecution
  • Pelegrin Castillo to speak in Canada
  • Gonzalo Vargas Llosa departs
  • Sandy Lockward is new director of Onapi
  • Dominican volleyball on a roll in FIVB World Championship
  • Caribbean design at Dominicana Moda 2014
  • Learning how cacao becomes chocolate
  • Puerto Plata's travel fair on from 1-3 October 2014
  • Drama 'In the President's Office' at the Sala Ravelo
  • Lulu Live Sessions with Peter Novelli Band
  • Fall National Symphony Orchestra concert
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
  • Dominican Republic top in organic cacao
  • Economy doing well, says Central Bank governor
  • National Budget needs to spur development
  • Complaints about the national budget
  • Renew your car driving permit sticker
  • Red alert for the elderly in the Dominican Republic
  • Rafael Blanco Tejera: Samana's challenges
  • Traffic accident injuries to remain covered
  • Attorney General prosecutes senator Felix Bautista
  • Former papal nuncio proven porn fanatic
  • Solo rower arrives from Africa
  • George Clooney's bride marries in Oscar de la Renta
  • De la Cocina al Ojo
  • And What If It Doesn't Work? - Teatro Guloya
  • "I Never Cheated on my Wife" at Teatro Las Mascaras
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Medina meets Dominican businesspeople in Italy
  • President Medina receives award in Rome
  • Budget delivered to Senate
  • Government seeks RD$115 billion in bonds for 2015 Budget
  • First 200 legalized foreigners
  • Dominican Republic congratulated on arms work
  • Free trade agreements work against sustainability
  • Teachers on strike in Santiago
  • Water crisis in Santiago
  • Close call on Constitution change
  • Dominican Republic excluded from US visa lottery
  • Customs still wants to revoke US$200 Internet exemption
  • DR benefits from US$700 million a year in financing from Venezuela
  • Russians could source fruit and vegetables from DR
  • DR ranked 68th in World Press Freedom Index
  • Silvio Rodriguez and Maridalia Hernandez concert in Bani
  • Amelia Vega and Al Horford expecting baby boy
  • Arawak presents II Drawings Festival
  • Ernesto Nunez Quartet at Terrazas del Meson
  • Cousinhood at the Cinemateca
  • Fiesta Sunset Jazz: Claude Diallo from Switzerland
Monday, 29 September 2014
  • 2015 National Budget: RD$630.9 billion
  • Medina outlines small farmer program at FAO meeting
  • Medina meets Dominican IFAD VP in Rome
  • President Medina surprises DR volleyball team in Rome
  • First phase Santo Domingo bypass ready by December 2014
  • Time for Primary Health Care
  • Victor Castro: eliminate duplication in government
  • Seven million undocumented in Haiti
  • Fernandez: PLD is civilization versus barbarism
  • Francisco Javier Garcia pushes for middle class
  • DR officers train with Homeland Security in US
  • Speculation: Tom Perez to replace Holder in US government?
  • Victor Estrella wins Challenger in Colombia
  • Dominicana Moda on from 20-25 October 2014
  • Conjunto Quisqueya announces concerts for November and December
  • Drama "At the President's Office" at the Sala Ravelo
Friday, 26 September 2014
  • National Budget to be announced
  • DR signs agreement with OCHA to strengthen disaster prevention and response
  • Birthrate down in the Dominican Republic
  • UNDP Human Development Report shows advances for DR
  • AIRD: Country needs better industrial policies
  • World Bank: US$550 million lending program
  • Milton Ray Guevara at the World Conference on Constitutional Justice
  • Bid to ban cell phone use in jails
  • Study in the UK Fair in Santo Domingo and Santiago
  • Leonel Fernandez on campaign trail in Lawrence, Mass.
  • Attorney General upholds confidentiality in the Super Tucanos case
  • Cut gender violence at the roots
  • Scotia Bank parking armed robber "was acquitted in Francina Hungria case"
  • Drugs confiscated at Multimodal Caucedo Port
  • US tourist killed in triple crash on Coral Highway
  • DR moves to round two in 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championship
  • Sonidos del Son at Centro Cultural Espanol
  • Willie Colon at Sambil
  • Weeks of Spain celebration
  • Hip Hop at Centro Cultural Espanol
Thursday, 25 September 2014
  • President Medina calls for development and aid to Haiti
  • Medina meets George Soros in New York
  • Traders frustrated by slow Colonial City renovation
  • FREE baseball in Santiago
  • New MLB offices at the Americana
  • No guns in Chamber of Deputies
  • Corruption in Super Tucano jet purchase according to WSJ
  • Church awaits papal bull replacing Cardinal Lopez Rodriguez
  • Dominguez Brito dispute widespread use of arms by Haitians
  • Judge orders arrest of policeman who killed Haitian in 27 de Febrero barrio
  • Six killed in two police shootouts
  • Authorities and Church agree on arrest
  • Betibu, 1,000 Times Good Night and Ida at film festival
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
  • DR1 breaks for Mercedes Day
  • Medina, Fernandez and Miguel Vargas coincide in New York
  • DR to work for more affordable Internet
  • Traders to work together to fight cigarette smuggling
  • Dominican Republic needs new femicide laws
  • Truckers' show of strength will cost RD$1 billion
  • Money laundering warning to cock fighters
  • Illegal Dominicans arrested in Panama
  • US citizen drowns off north coast
  • Haitians arrested in Barahona
  • French pilots trial delayed again
  • Peak hurricane season not over, says Cuban metereologist
  • Sergio Vargas, Wason Brazoban and Felix D'Oleo at Sambil
  • Hector Marchena "Trovas por un sueno" at Casa de Teatro
Monday, 22 September 2014
  • Medina meets Rebeca Grynspan in New York
  • Medina at AES Corporation in New York
  • President Medina at Clinton Global Initiative
  • US$2.5 million in monthly savings at Ministry of Foreign Relations
  • Claro glitch affects 911 emergency calls
  • Piantini appointed UNCTAD board vice chair
  • 45% of DR wage earners make less than RD$10,000
  • US$600 million in cigar exports
  • Financing homes for the poor is good business
  • Fernandez visits UNODC and UNIDO in Vienna
  • Major changes expected for Roman Catholic Church
  • Recycling center at Galeria 360
  • 27 de Febrero barrio murder investigated
  • MLB to open Santo Domingo office
  • Orlando Sanchez invited to Knicks training camp
  • Comedy at Hard Rock Santo Domingo
  • Streetcar Named Desire at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Friday, 19 September 2014
  • One Village, One Product movement in El Seibo
  • Micro-credits requirements published
  • Green light to continue construction of coal-fired plants
  • Pedro Silverio Alvarez: Economic model must change
  • For history buffs: Dominican History Book fair announced
  • 20 September 2014: Beach cleanup day
  • Dominican appointed vice president of IFAD
  • Attorney General says homicides are down
  • High cost of tolls is roadblock for Samana development
  • Fenatrado: Show of strength on 23 September 2014
  • 18 years jail in case of murder of Guillermo Moncada
  • Globe and Mail reports on Derek Elliot + Maxim case
  • Miley Cyrus cleans backside with Mexican flag
  • Art of Living: The Planet Meditates 2014
  • Romeo Santos, ex-Aventura, booked for Santiago show
Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Medina to UN and Italy this month
  • Renee Klang de Guzman passes away
  • Public Health refurbishes Robert Reid Cabral Hospital
  • Connecting Punta Cana with Sabana de la Mar
  • Valdez: More growth and less fiscal deficit by end of 2014
  • Yosarah Fernandez replaces Ovalles in Presidency press team
  • Police open Villa Altagracia-Bonao "safe highway corridor"
  • Parties defend JCE and PLD reacts
  • Four foreign sex promoters told to leave
  • Air France pilots' strike leaves passengers stranded
  • Small business event in Santo Domingo
  • Expo Cibao open in Santiago
  • 1 Million Meter-Marathon at Body Shop pool
  • Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Gabriel
  • Oscar de la Renta: 50 Years at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Navarro to uphold ethics and calls for changes
  • Rafael Ovalles promises transparency
  • Spotlight on Andres Bocio Fortuna for people trafficking
  • Finjus criticizes draft for political parties bill
  • Industries call for meetings for signing of the Electricity Pact
  • Colonial City to focus on pedestrians
  • Prosecutors should receive pay rise
  • Changes in National Police
  • Telecom interference from Haiti
  • Too many students taking drugs
  • DR is ranked 20th in world basketball
  • International Dance Festival at Bellas Artes
  • Drama at Teatro Guloya
  • Attention, Attention
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Andres Navarro is new Foreign Relations Minister
  • President Medina at the Constitutional Tribunal
  • President Medina receives Colombian Police officers
  • Government might import chickens
  • Public prosecutors on strike
  • Juliana Deguis in The Hague
  • Haitians cannot get their papers
  • Canadian shot in bank parking lot
  • Dominican dancer arrested in New York
  • More rains on the way
  • Trovas por un sueno at Casa de Teatro
  • Edgar Molina at Terrazas del Meson
  • New York Met operas in HD at Novocentro
  • Drama at Teatro Guloya
  • Oscar de la Renta retrospectives in Santo Domingo
  • Iremos a Verona
  • Russian film Festival at the Cinemateca
  • Sounds for an Image at National Theater
  • La estrategia at Sala Ravelo
Monday, 15 September 2014
  • Farmers make proposals to President Medina
  • Big government
  • US donates US$10 million for improved security
  • Leonel Fernandez says he will return
  • Leonel Fernandez to visit France, Austria and the US
  • Miguel Vargas to be candidate for PRD in 2016 election
  • 30+ will be majority for 2016 national election
  • Dominicans: Medina will leave a better country
  • Armando Casciati accused of promoting sex tourism
  • Cristo Rey to compete for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar
  • DR wins Miss United Continents pageant
  • DR can bid for 2016 Rio Olympics in basketball
  • Pamel Mancebo at Hard Rock Cafe
  • RD Blues Band at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • National Symphony Orchestra concert
  • Dominican Cosmetics Fair 2014 at Galeria 360
  • Long night of museums
  • Comedy at Galeria 360
Friday, 12 September 2014
  • DR and Puerto Rico declare joint war on drugs
  • Small airplane goes missing, suspected to have landed in Venezuela
  • Public Works Ministry announces plans for 2016
  • Public hospitals to work with health providers
  • Women with complications book illegal birth trips to DR
  • Haitian government keeps fee for Haitian documents
  • Bauxite firm reneges on environmental remediation
  • Hoy-Gallup poll on political candidates for 2016
  • Who will be the next President?
  • Earthquake felt in La Romana, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo
  • DR present for the good of Samana whales
  • Barahona sugar mill to produce white sugar
  • FestiCafe in Polo
  • Argentinean drama at Teatro las Mascaras
  • PhotoImagen at Centro Leon
  • Pengbian Sang and Retro Jazz at Bellas Artes
  • Tribute to Serrat, Fito and Sabina at Casa de Teatro
  • Diego Mena & Janio Lora at Plaza Espana
  • Israeli dance at Bellas Artes
Thursday, 11 September 2014
  • 94% of adults pass the National Tests
  • RD$800 million spent on start of Legalization Plan
  • Haitians call for free documents from Haitian government
  • Green light given to transport by double-cargo freighters
  • What the Industry and Commerce Minister actually said
  • Constitutional Tribunal rules in favor of border industries
  • Bishop of La Vega heads Loma Miranda demonstration
  • UNHCR criticized in the Chamber of Deputies
  • More extraditions to the United States
  • Baby turtles born in Sosua
  • Judge orders a trial in VP slander case
  • Get your umbrella out; Onamet forecasts rain
  • Drama at the National Theater
  • Beauty fair at Sambil
  • Play on women and machismo at Teatro Guloya
  • Willie Colon at Sambil Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • President Danilo Medina inaugurates classrooms in Valverde
  • Medina inaugurates AccuMed hi-tech plant
  • Inflation at 0.39% in August
  • Wage increase could be imminent
  • Government requests parental documentation for naturalization
  • Minister calls for civil protesting over Loma Miranda
  • Chikungunya cases down
  • Supreme Court of Justice orders demolition of Torre de Plata
  • New political party approved
  • Arguments over seeds
  • Disputing the myth of the Parsley Massacre
  • US citizen murdered in Boca Chica
  • "Most dangerous" capo jailed on remand
  • Museo Mundo del Ambar exhibition
  • Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • Taiwanese companies want to invest
  • Antigua's tourism and economy minister visits
  • Chicken prices expected to go down again
  • Caribbean data backup located at Cyberpark
  • Former site of US consulate up for sale
  • Rizik claims irregularities in his arrest on drug charges
  • More illegal boat trips intercepted
  • Marcos Martinez libel case to be heard tomorrow
  • Judge turns down trying Wesolowski here for pedophilia
  • Constitutional Tribunal rules in favor of property owners
  • Gallup poll: Medina government is less corrupt
  • Yaqui Nunez del Risco dies at 75
  • Basketball heroes return home
  • Green alert due to rains
  • National Symphony Orchestra concert
  • Urbanova at Terrazas del Meson
Monday, 08 September 2014
  • Government buys RD$125 billion from MSMEs
  • New peso bills in circulation
  • Roberto Rosario: most illegal migrants live in cities
  • Gallup-Hoy poll: crime is main concern
  • Steel manufacturers merge
  • BHD-Leon open for business
  • Cement manufacturers meet in Santo Domingo
  • Where will former papal nuncio be tried?
  • El Dia: Cockfighting is "in" with drug dealers
  • Slovenia beats DR 71-61 in FIBA quarterfinal game
  • New theater for Santo Domingo
  • Joel Rosario Quartet at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Pamel Mancebo at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 05 September 2014
  • Medina invites investment in the DR
  • DR attracts US$2 billion in FDI over past 10 years
  • Social license needed for mining
  • Focus now turns to land use plan in Loma Miranda case
  • 2.2 million euros for disaster mitigation
  • Health and dental programs, Russian classes in Higuey
  • DNCD says major drug kingpin under arrest
  • DR advances to eliminatory round in Fiba 2014
  • Be Crazy and Johnny Ventura at Plaza de Espana
  • Aymee Nuviola and Son at Escenario 360
Thursday, 04 September 2014
  • Senate annuls Loma Miranda National Park bill
  • Adozona backs annulment of new national park
  • Reducing illiteracy from 13% to 5%
  • National Scholastics Tests lead 35% of 8th graders to drop out of school
  • Dominican Euroclear-able bonds for 2015
  • 3 million renew ID in four months
  • JCE will try for consensus on PRM
  • Taiwan donates ambulances for 911 system
  • US Southern Command praises Dominican pilots
  • Province of Santo Domingo only has 70 prosecutors
  • San Cristobal mayor accused of corruption
  • Wesolowski victims hearing set for November
  • Santiago doctor murdered
  • Is Miley Cyrus challenging her DR concert ban?
  • DR loses to US 106-71 in Fiba Championship
  • Dominican-born Mary Joe Fernandez honored by US Tennis Association
  • Invest in the DR at the JW Marriott
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
  • Construction starts on new Juan Bosch City
  • President Medina says no to national park status for Loma Miranda
  • Global Competitiveness Index: DR is 101st of 144 countries
  • Best and worst indicators for the DR in the GCI:
  • AES Dominicana sells 20% of shares
  • Change in US visa prices
  • Accused prosecutor arrives in court on a stretcher
  • Police on killing spree in Santiago
  • Police agents fired
  • Haitians arrested in yola
  • Washington Post on Dominican food and baseball
  • DR defeats Finland in FIBA Madrid
  • Cultura Profetica at Hard Rock today
  • Novocentro Fine Arts film festival for 25 Sept-8 October 2014
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Medina sends bill to up incentives for manufacturing
  • Peso stability forecast by Central Bank
  • New bills to Congress to benefit renewable energy
  • National Theater now to close in January 2015
  • 10% tip for take out?
  • No reason for chicken price increase
  • Chaos for all
  • Protest against Loma Miranda park
  • Shippers criticize ground transport monopoly
  • Water levels rising in dams
  • Iberia returns to Santo Domingo
  • Three suspects arrested in case of Jose Feliciano luggage theft
  • Police search for killers in Santiago
  • Case dropped against Father Johnny for sexual abuse
  • Dominican is third in equestrian event in Nanjing Youth Games
  • Victor Estrella returns victorious
  • Led Zeppelin Tribute Band at the Terrazas del Meson
  • La estrategia at Sala Ravelo
  • Art of Living: The Planet Meditates 2014
Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Hector Valdez Albizu confirmed at Central Bank
  • JP Morgan praises Dominican economy
  • Energy and Mines Minister warns about Loma Miranda Park
  • Dominican doctor gets FDA patent for orthopedic device
  • Ernesto Selman urges government to tackle power distribution
  • Foreign youths have fixed jobs
  • Fenatrado unhappy with court decision
  • 44-year old cargo regulation used to ban double-load trucks
  • Leonel Fernandez on the campaign trail
  • Stats on inmates in non-reformed jails
  • Dominican in SyFy movie
  • Milos Raonic had to sweat to beat Victor Estrella
  • DR beats New Zealand, loses to Ukraine
  • Dominican Cosmetics Fair 2014
  • Arts and Crafts at the Modern Art Museum
Friday, 29 August 2014
  • President will have last word on Loma Miranda
  • Late entries and terminally ill can get their pension funds early
  • Scholarships to Brazil
  • Beauty products exports increase
  • Cement increasingly being used in road paving
  • Money back for Miley Cyrus ticket buyers
  • Dominicans protest high taxation
  • Malaysia Airlines suspect under arrest in Santo Domingo
  • Stolen boat capsizes with Haitians off Uvero Alto
  • Victor Estrella wins round 2 at US Open
  • Tigres vs. Aguilas games cancelled in Brooklyn
  • Felix Sanchez and Luguelin Santos Diamond League results
  • 70% off day at Ferreteria Americana
  • Pablo Cavallo & Metanoia at Cinema Cafe
  • Mega Merengue Concert in Punta Cana
  • Girlfriends meet again at Teatro Las Mascaras
  • Wine tasting at the Hostal
  • Stand up comedian Ivan Marin at Blue Mall
  • Hamlet at the National Theater
  • Enrique Iglesias Sex and Love concert
Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • JW Marriott opens at Blue Mall
  • Congress creates Loma Miranda National Park, Falcondo protests
  • OMSA is making money!
  • Public Health builds primary care units to reduce hospital load
  • Coal-fired plants get environmental permit for construction
  • Advances on DPWorld's Caucedo Logistics Center
  • AIRD: Labor Court sets precedent for ending transport monopolies
  • Detour on Duarte Highway today
  • Cuba and DR sign immigration agreement
  • Francisco Javier Garcia proposes changes in what schools teach
  • Transport kingpins want to run for President
  • Army to work closely with Police to fight crime
  • Police accuses watchmen of robbery in Santiago
  • Progress in Wesolowski and Waldemar Gil pedophilia cases
  • Felix Sanchez and Luguelin Santos in Diamond League today
  • Comedy at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Puerto Plata orders end to cargo monopoly at ports
  • 15,082 overseas scholarships in three years
  • Proindustria speaks out for local manufacturing
  • Negative trade balance with Japan
  • Chamber of Deputies passes Loma Miranda Park bill
  • Chikungunya slowing down
  • National Theater main hall closed for repairs
  • Ivan Ogando appointed to Flacso
  • Appeal sought for case against Canoa in Cabarete
  • Woman accused for Euros smuggling
  • Juan Luis Guerra releases "Tus besos"
  • More rains forecast for this week
  • Victor Estrella wins at US Open
  • Dominican team to FIBA Cup chosen
  • Caribbean Series 2015 dates released
  • Volunteers sought for Funglode Film Festival
  • International Dance Festival at Bellas Artes
  • Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival opens 10 September
  • Be Crazy concert postponed until 5 September
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • Japanese senators visit
  • Dominican Brewery installs energy saving plant
  • New Unidos megastore in Bella Vista
  • Training Haiti and DR customs agents
  • Exam results fall short
  • Court rules for annulment of Bahia de las Aguilas beach titles
  • El Nacional: Fear maintains cargo monopoly
  • Wesolowski no longer has diplomatic immunity
  • Hunt for prosecutor's murderer
  • All that rain but still no water for many aqueducts
  • Flooding alerts
  • Victor Estrella's debut in US Open
  • Joshy & su 4 Jazz at Terrazas del Meson
  • Married during the day at Bellas Artes
Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Agriculture plans committee to end import "mafia"
  • 2.2 million get cedulas in four months
  • Public hospitals see two million Haitian patients in 2013
  • Service economy overtakes production
  • Women's business groups call for single tax
  • AEIH wants costs cut to increase real wages
  • AMET bans double load freight trucks, business complains
  • Leonel Fernandez on the campaign trail
  • Who is Miss DR Kimberly Castillo?
  • Loto winner seeks advice for RD$218 million win
  • New York Times report on Wesolowski victims
  • Roof leaks almost ruins Prague Ballet
  • Rains were good for farming and city water
  • Peter Novelli Band - Power Blues at Lulu Tasting Bar
Friday, 22 August 2014
  • Central Bank uses new reference year: GDP up to 7.2%
  • Police chief equips Santiago police with new patrols
  • Major backer asks Medina to forget re-election
  • Top 10 taxpayers in the Dominican Republic
  • Nuria Piera accepts ice bucket challenge
  • Miley Cyrus show put on hold
  • Buckle up or face a fine
  • Vigilante justice once again
  • Four dead in Monte Cristi
  • Tropical wave to bring rain to DR
  • DR plays Senegal, Philippines and Estonia in basketball
  • Prague Classical Ballet at the National Theater
  • Andrew Nemr - The Tap Dance at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Nuestra Senora de las Nubes at Teatro Guloya
  • 10 K Marathon at the Mirador Sur Park
  • Single, married, widowed and divorced at Casa de Teatro
  • Wilfrido Vargas and Fernando Villalona concert in Playa Dorada
Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Journalism Award for Juan Bolivar Diaz
  • The military: all in the family
  • BanReservas: the awakening of a giant
  • AMET revokes RD$500 charge for crash reports
  • Haitian businessman favors regulation
  • Haitians demand free identity documents from Haiti
  • Castro Castillo gives overview on National Police
  • Jose Miguel Cuevas to be tried in ordinary justice
  • Drug mules network dismantled
  • Dominican songwriter to be compensated for Shakira song
  • Hamlet at the National Theater
  • Acorde Final at the National Theater
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • President Medina unenthusiastic about re-election
  • Medina backs coal-fired plants deal
  • Medina says corruption is responsibility of justice
  • Loma Miranda: to be dealt with by Congress
  • Budget director: Fiscal Pact yes, Fiscal Reform no
  • Abandoned ship no longer an environmental risk
  • Minou Tavarez protests army chief appointment
  • Haiti doubts nationalization plan will work
  • 911 is working well
  • Tuberculosis in decline
  • Major drug haul in Santo Domingo
  • Omega freed
  • DR basketball team to play USA at Madison Square Garden
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • Maximiliano William Munoz is new Defense Minister
  • President meets with Ibero-American Gastronomy Academy
  • President meets Miss Universe and Miss Dominican Republic
  • The Economist: Medina, doing well, but could do better
  • Tax on Internet purchases stopped
  • Haiti and the Dominican Republic to work together
  • Need to modernize agriculture sector
  • Dominicans returning home from Spain
  • Turtle shell souvenirs confiscated
  • Prosecutor to be prosecuted for planting gun
  • Bartolo Colon flies back home to say goodbye to his mom
  • Still no rain
  • Borrowed Songs at Hard Rock Cafe
  • AlternaTRIO at Terrazas del Meson
Monday, 18 August 2014
  • Medina and Cassa evoke heroism of Restoration War
  • Medina in Cristo Rey for first day of school
  • President Medina: government "not a bottomless pit"
  • Seed bank at the Santo Domingo Botanical Gardens
  • Services haven't kept up with high rises
  • Famous Encajes La Rosario shop opens new branch
  • Caribbean expert John Collins passes away
  • Two babies die after maternity hospital fire
  • 25-peso coin forgery operation closed
  • Kimberly Castillo is Miss Dominican Republic
  • The DR loses 1 wins 1 to University of Kentucky basketball
  • Architect Richard Moreta exhibits at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Anthony Jefferson & Friends at Lulu Tasting Bar
Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Medina facing challenges despite midterm success
  • Back to school on Monday
  • Many families make sacrifices to send kids to school
  • Customs takes Courier case to Attorney General, DNCD and the DGII
  • World Bank questions more debt for the DR
  • No stopping coal-fired plant construction
  • DR makes the most of hydroelectric power
  • Indotel to penalize financial entities for collection calls after 7pm
  • DR has captured 11 fugitives from Haiti
  • More than half of all water is wasted
  • She persevered 25 years to find her father's killer
  • African heritage in Dominican Culture
  • Miss and Mr. Dominican Models 2014
  • El Valor de Nosotros at the Fortaleza Ozama
  • Good... Bad Hair, photography exhibition at Altos de Chavon
  • Living Statues
Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • President Medina surprise visit to Politecnico Loyola
  • Online purchases get a break
  • Administrative Tribunal puts coal-fired plants on hold
  • Edesur: Existing power capacity costs too much!
  • Youth problems are big challenge
  • Fiscal reform has caused glut of expensive apartments
  • Work accident funds now at RD$18.47 billion
  • Major cement congress to be held in Santo Domingo
  • Documentation center brings "hell" to Gazcue
  • Army officers commended for Clifford Brandt arrest
  • DR to play Team USA in basketball
  • Ed Kowalczyk at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Bossa de Brazil at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Urbanova at the National Theater
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • President Medina opens more schools in Azua
  • The best of the Medina administration is yet to come
  • Ligia Bonetti: More production and exports needed
  • CDEEE details payments made to power suppliers
  • More water for Santo Domingo
  • Dominican army capture key convict
  • Haitian Police to issue list of escaped convicts
  • Liriano Sanchez released on bail
  • Campaign to reduce femicides hasn't worked
  • Murder rate down
  • Marta Heredia goes down for seven years
  • Hot weather to continue
  • DR to play University of Kentucky in Bahamas
  • El 28 back at Teatro Guloya
  • Tercer Cielo in concert
  • Car Racing at Mobil 1 racetrack
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
  • Law 311-14 seeks to reduce government corruption
  • New anti-spam law regulates email
  • Courier companies denounced for transporting undeclared checks
  • Haitian government identification program to start in Barahona
  • Dominican Day in New York
  • Puntacana Group to fund community projects
  • Motorbike accident killed Dominican in Indonesia
  • Improved security for Santiago airport
  • Bautista said he was kept busy fighting corruption charges
  • Crackdown on European drug network
  • Our Lady of Drugs?
  • Major search for Haitian prisoners on the loose
  • DR struggles through Cal Ripken World Series
  • Latin American press meets in Boca Chica
  • City lights show starts 1 December
  • La Estrategia, new drama at National Theater
  • Piter Albeiro from Colombia at Galeria 360
Monday, 11 August 2014
  • Next Defense Minister could be a civilian
  • Focus on sports in schools for 2014-2024
  • Government spends RD$1.1 billion on vaccinations
  • Public hospitals will charge patients with insurance
  • Private investment sought for coal-fired plants
  • Blackouts could worsen due to arrears with generators
  • Delays in issuing pharmaceutical and cosmetic permits
  • Stem cell company at the Cyberpark
  • BVRD: Raising company capital by selling shares
  • Dominican mountaineer dies in Indonesia
  • Family dies in truck crash
  • Royal Spanish tall ship crew found trafficking drugs
  • Earthquake felt in northern DR
  • Tropical wave to bring rains on Tuesday
  • Dominican masters swimmer is second in FINA 2014
  • Bartolo is third best Dominican pitcher of all time
  • DR wins Caribbean amateur golf championship
  • Blood moon can be seen in DR
Friday, 08 August 2014
  • President Medina back from Colombia
  • Customs Agency announces 42% surcharge on Internet purchases
  • ONAPI says there are very few Dominican inventors
  • Manuel Diez Cabral: government needs to end its inertia
  • Koreans are looking for Dominican business partners
  • Korea works to reduce the number of traffic accidents in DR
  • Major hotel chain and DGII reach landmark agreement
  • Authorities register 23,730 cases of chikungunya
  • Dr. Pedro Sing: Ebola could enter from Haiti
  • Reducing the cost of justice
  • 150 years for murder of artist Jose Carlos Fernandez
  • Freight truck crashes into hardware store
  • Welcome rains this weekend
  • Football league could start with 10 teams
  • DR defeats Cuba to win bronze at Centrobasket 2014
  • Don Juan Tenorio at the National Theater
  • Corey, Sly & Friends at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Zarzuela Luisa Fernanda at the National Theater
Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • Hector Valdez Albizu; GDP grew 5.2%
  • Adoexpo says exports up 39% in four years
  • Import permits overwhelm the Minister of Agriculture
  • Verify online if your government contract check is in the system
  • Half of public school kids to receive a full day of classes
  • JCE announces 862 birth certificates cleared for delivery
  • National Motoconcho Agency: a new government department?
  • Traffic accidents: epidemic in DR
  • Government alert for entry of ebola
  • Victor Diaz Rua promotes presidential candidacy of Fernandez
  • DR goes for bronze in Centrobasket 2014
  • Bruno Mars coming for Festival Presidente
Wednesday, 06 August 2014
  • President Medina travels to Colombia tomorrow
  • Government insists on taxing Internet purchases
  • Nude protest is illegal in DR
  • Foreigners get nationality free, Dominicans have to pay US$500
  • Pension funds yield drops
  • Jose del Castillo wants to be Barahona's senator
  • Research calls for more R&D for manufacturing
  • Military manning fuel distribution centers
  • Drug arrests during July
  • School books causing headaches
  • National database system for cattle
  • Vaccinate your house to fight chikungunya
  • Homicides down in July
  • DR defeats Cuba in round 1 of Centrobasket 2014
  • "Husbands are Always the Last to Know" at the Bellas Artes
  • Cultura Profetica at Hard Rock Cafe
Tuesday, 05 August 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates health center at Ministry of Defense
  • President inaugurates schools
  • President attends Educa anniversary
  • Cristina Lizardo to head the Senate
  • Malaria on the way out
  • ECLAC forecasts 5% growth for Dominican Republic
  • Detour at Bani-Azua highway
  • Hacienda says Internet tax will go into effect, others dispute it
  • PRD recommendations on rules for applying naturalization law
  • Free zone innovator Luis Manuel Pellerano passes away
  • Drug arrest at the ferry to Puerto Rico
  • Rains on the way
  • DR prepares for the FIBA Cup
  • Polibio Diaz exhibits in Canada subway
  • Pavel Nunez in Santiago
Monday, 04 August 2014
  • Bertha fills city reservoir
  • Flight cancellations due to Bertha
  • Lawsuit declares Decree 250-14 creates "factory for making identities"
  • Supermarket sale of identities
  • Small business caught in the middle
  • DGII closes 14 businesses in Las Terrenas
  • Remittances up 5.4% in 2013
  • PLD top committee to meet tonight
  • Guillermo Moreno: PLD doesn't deserve to stay in power
  • Victor Estrella makes headlines in US media
  • Jose Antonio Molina: reggaeton is not music
Friday, 01 August 2014
  • Central American business representatives meet President Medina
  • DGA head says "no turning back"
  • Lawyer explains why Customs Agency notice violates DR-CAFTA
  • Tax Compliance Certificate now automated
  • DGII closes small businesses in Las Terrenas
  • Water wasted and lost is 60% of water served
  • Fire in Valle Nuevo under control, but not out
  • PRD to ask Medina to modify regulations on naturalization
  • US embassy working to restore visa system
  • Where to go to check crime stats in the Dominican Republic
  • Catholic priest declared 83 Haitian children as his
  • Chief not for disarmament but for more control
  • More deaths at the hands of security forces
  • Helicopter refitted to fight drug traffickers
  • Luis Alvarez Renta released from jail
  • Tropical Storm Bertha welcome in the Caribbean
  • Victor Estrella loses to Santiago Giraldo
  • Omar Molina's Genetica at the Museum of Royal Houses
  • Merengue Festival on Santo Domingo's Malecon
Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • President inaugurates schools in Nagua and Samana
  • Constanza forest fire almost out
  • Poverty declines drastically in the DR, says Ministry study
  • Government is country's main employer
  • 130,000 illegal migrants deported in first seven months
  • Couriers protest taxation on Internet purchases under US$200
  • Cost of power is obstacle to free zone industries
  • Free Zones fight gender violence
  • Gildan manufacturing contributes to Dominican forests
  • Rains expected on Friday and Saturday
  • Victor Estrella wins game 2 in ATP Citi Open
  • Tigres vs. Aguilas in Brooklyn
  • Speed racing at the Mobil I Race Track
  • David Clark and Libertad de Camps photography exhibition
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
  • President inaugurates schools in Montecristi and Valverde
  • President congratulates Julia Alvarez
  • President Medina visits Valle Nuevo fire zone
  • DGII director favors adding new taxes
  • Public debt reaching unsustainable levels
  • Water and electricity rationing
  • Few foreigners regularize their status under new plan
  • Juliana Deguis Pierre is now a Dominican
  • Dengue deaths
  • Businessman to fund legal advisors for cases vs. TelexFree
  • Drug conspirator pleads guilty
  • Santiago police agents arrested for taking bribe
  • Victor Estrella defeats German in ATP Citi Open
  • The Bachelorette chooses Josh in Punta Cana
  • Jaume Vilaseca Trio to close Santo Domingo Jazz Festival
  • Jose Garcia Cordero exhibits at Casa de Teatro
  • Husbands are always the last to know at the Bellas Artes
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • Dominican-style Corn Flakes now made here
  • President's popularity rating still high
  • Mining up from 0.48% to 14.82% in 4 years
  • Mortgage interest rate at 10.17%
  • Investment in treatment for hepatitis
  • More government revenues but basic sectors warn of slowed growth
  • Government taking on unauthorized debt
  • North of country having electricity issues
  • Illegal arms destroyed
  • Fire in Constanza still burning
  • Motorcycle drag race ends in tragedy
  • Omega to stay in jail
  • Charles Aznavour's music at the National Theater
  • Ana Carla Maza violoncello benefit at the National Theater
Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Metro tunnel 'ready in November'
  • Ministry of Agriculture orders only two rice harvests a year
  • DR and Bahamas sign agreement
  • Government borrows more than authorized in budget
  • DGII says it will sign agreement for FATCA compliance
  • Working for politicians
  • Nationality-free zone?
  • Chikungunya cases drop in Santo Domingo
  • Police inaugurated intelligence center to fight organized crime
  • Footwear and cigars growth industries in Santiago
  • DR women's basketball gets ticket to play in Toronto
  • Men's team to Centrobasket named
  • Hermanos Rosario and Sergio at Jet Set
  • Urbanova at the National Theater
  • Drawings and music at Terrazas del Meson
  • Miss Dominican Republic at the National Theater
Friday, 25 July 2014
  • President Medina opens more schools
  • UNDP: DR listed as having high human development
  • Saona gets its renewable energy power plant
  • UNICEF and CESTUR to combat child sexual exploitation
  • Separate church and state to reduce teenage pregnancies
  • Power distributors running at US$568 million deficit for first quarter
  • Private schools are asked to have extended school day
  • Water crisis is expensive for families in Greater Santo Domingo
  • Gomez Mazara asks the commission to annul the PRD convention
  • Mary Pelaez denied parole
  • Too many women are dying
  • Julia Alvarez gets US arts award
  • Rain forecast for the weekend
  • Jorge Celedon at the National Theater
  • Aura at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Ed Kowalczyk at Harc Rock Cafe
Thursday, 24 July 2014
  • Medina: No surprise visits in August
  • Works advance on remodeling of Dario Contreras
  • Build two border hospitals in Haiti
  • Ruling to implement naturalization law is issued
  • Biden, Ban Ki-moon and Van Rompuy pressure Dominican government
  • BanReservas to help people restore their credit
  • Andres Gluski: export natural gas to Caribbean
  • Flavio Dario Espinal: TPP gives Vietnam unfair trade advantage
  • Big government holds back changes for industries
  • Unemployment in DR is above regional levels
  • Government owes power generators US$706.7 million
  • Open Mobile moves call center to Dominican Republic
  • Monte Rio Summer Music Fest in Azua
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Historic meeting between the DR, Haiti and EU in Punta Cana
  • First Lady backs mental health project
  • Progress on birth certificates for students
  • It could be chikungunya, but it could be dengue
  • Chamber of Deputies ratifies more loans
  • Colombia wants trade agreement with DR
  • Quisqueya Ball Park to honor Juan Marichal
  • Surveillance cameras keep crime low in Santiago city center
  • Two helicopters to patrol border with Haiti
  • Financial Free Zone law gets stricter
  • Illegal firearm problem
  • Capotillo is the most violent neighborhood
  • Fires in Constanza
  • Professional tennis tournaments coming to the DR
  • Fausto Cepeda at Plaza de Espana
  • Santo Domingo Theater Festival continues
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Herman Van Rompuy meets with President Medina
  • President Medina thanks the EU
  • Free school uniforms
  • Blackouts are financial
  • Chikungunya up to a million
  • Consular section closed on Monday at US embassy
  • China to fund major development bank
  • Convention results to be contested
  • Arrests following convention
  • US citizen killed in car accident
  • Rain on the way
  • Investment conference in September
  • Paquito de Rivera at the National Theater
  • Reik, Jesse & Joy and Jean Carlos Canela in concert
Monday, 21 July 2014
  • Support for honey and yautia farms
  • President Medina oversees progress at La Nueva Barquita
  • Unions want 30% wage increase
  • Help needed to locate literacy students
  • 1,100 new public schools for August 2014
  • Herman Van Rompuy in the DR
  • Ministry organizes all about hydrocarbons in the DR
  • New ambassadors present credentials
  • Lawyers sustain naturalization ruling violates local laws
  • Government favors small business; Labor Ministry 'an obstacle'
  • Miguel Vargas Maldonado to stay as PRD president
  • Green area in El Morro affected by fire
  • Expo Taiwan
  • Johnny Ventura and Wilfrido Vargas go on tour
  • Caramelos de Cianuro at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Medina inaugurates five new schools
  • Gonzalo Castillo: Mountains and costs stall Cibao-Sur Highway
  • Leonel Fernandez suggests CELAC be speaker for Latin America
  • PRD prepares for convention
  • JCE: old cedula will expire
  • UASD wants more money
  • Business feels electricity is greatest challenge
  • Dominicans hooked to the Internet
  • Police shoot two in DNCD uniforms
  • ONAMET: clear skies, scattered showers (EL CARIBE)
  • Barahona Surf Championship
  • Grupo La Guanena at Casa de Teatro Jazz Festival
  • Alexandro Segui at Casa de Teatro
  • From Boston to Baltimore at the ICDA auditorium
  • Architect Richard Moreta exhibits at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Sculptor Juan Trinidad at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • First Lady hosts Yoo Soon-Taek
  • Fingerprints not necessary for health plan drugs
  • Global Environment Fund in the Dominican Republic
  • Senate passes bill allows government to generate power
  • Ban Ki-moon asks Dominicans to take responsibility for Haiti government lapse
  • Fiscal Responsibility Bill to curb wasteful government spending
  • La Informacion protests another Santiago municipality
  • Last chance to make world volleyball championship
  • Karl Towns wins prestigious Gatorade sports award
  • Design Dominican Republic
  • Santo Domingo Theater Festival opens today
  • Fausto Rey at Lucia 203
  • Don Juan Tenorio at the National Theater
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • President meets Ban Ki-moon
  • Exports increase 6% in first half 2014
  • Puerto Rico exports 94% more this year to DR
  • Bilateral trade with Taiwan: US$146 million in 2013
  • European Union highlights donations to the Dominican Republic
  • National Business Registry to be polled this year
  • What's holding up the start of ProCompetencia?
  • Spam bill approved by Congress
  • Santiago businessmen reject another municipality
  • Government officials could face jail for illicit wealth
  • New party to submit paperwork
  • Blackouts in Santo Domingo
  • Navy catches another yola
  • Tropical wave approaching
  • Julia Guzman at Quinta Dominica
  • Jose Garcia Cordero exhibits at Casa de Teatro
  • El Salvador participates in 8th International Theater Festival
  • Teatro Gayumba presents: El Quijote no existe
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
  • UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visits today
  • President Medina congratulates new press council
  • President meets with Chinese sculptor
  • President Medina receives award
  • Trade expert alerts competition distortions in the Caribbean
  • 4G being rolled out in the country
  • More new jobs
  • Blips in Immigration system
  • Haitian government agrees to lower cost of Haitian documentation
  • 5,000 jobs for linguists
  • Over ten thousand High Net Worth Individuals in the country
  • Thousands of dollars confiscated
  • Santiago running short of water
  • Tropical wave to bring needed rains
  • FATCA explanations by Guzman Ariza Law
  • Colombian play at the 8th International Santo Domingo Theater Festival
  • Brazilian drama at the National Theater
  • Teatro Alternativo presents Juana Locura de Amor
  • Tibai Teatro: La Mancha Indeleble at Sala Ravelo
Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Ban Ki-moon to meet with Congress
  • 23 new industries under Proindustria program
  • Making wages more transparent at city governments
  • Southwest road improvements to enhance driver safety
  • El Dia panel discusses Loma Miranda
  • Choosing wisely how to produce energy
  • Education leadership program with Western Michigan University
  • YOA Orchestra of the Americas at the National Theater
  • Casa de Teatro Santo Domingo Jazz Festival
  • Ana Carla Maza debuts at National Theater
Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Two dozen more schools for the Deep South
  • Medina congratulated on mountain road decision
  • Why is Ban Ki-moon visiting?
  • Bilateral talks in Juan Dolio
  • Pared Perez will not seek Senate post in August
  • Who is supposed to find the money?
  • Judge reserves her decision regarding Yeni
  • Documentary to focus on the former Escuela Caribe
  • Sonido para una imagen at the National Theater
  • Puppet show at Teatro Guloya
  • Girlfriends meet again at Teatro Las Mascaras
  • Punta Cana Tri Sports Summer Fest
Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Agenda of Thursday DR-Haiti bilateral talks
  • UN secretary general to visit 15 July
  • Herman Van Rompuy visiting on 20 July
  • Toll increase coming later this year
  • Health insurance for public school students
  • Payroll increases at power distributors
  • Banco Popular wants to be your bank
  • Senate approves CAF and ICO borrowing
  • Economists discuss rising government debt
  • Travel up 12% in June
  • Expo Cibao in Santiago
  • In memory of Sonia Silvestre
  • Marel Alemany at Casa de Teatro
  • YOA Orchestra at the Plaza Juan Baron
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
  • President Medina asked to support merengue
  • Appeal your high power bills
  • Ministry of Industry and Commerce warns of rising fuel prices
  • New status regularization offices to be opened
  • Government can invest in power generation
  • IDB helps encourage local business innovation
  • New state university in Cotui
  • 9,700 Dominican copyrights
  • Free zone exports were US$5,029 million in 2013
  • New extradition treaty with the US
  • 101 Haitians repatriated
  • Fake dollar bills in Boca Chica
  • Fraudsters arrested for using bad checks
  • Casa de Teatro Santo Domingo Jazz Festival
  • YOA Orchestra of the Americas at the Centro Leon
  • Nini Caffaro and Rafael Solano at Casa de Teatro
  • Alexandro Segui at Casa de Teatro
  • Gay Pride march
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • DR-Haiti talks resume this week
  • More cheap imports for next year?
  • Waiting lists at extended schedule public schools
  • PUCMM launches nutrition degree course
  • Discriminating against poor Dominicans?
  • Chikungunya on the wane but dengue on the rise
  • Barrick says gold exports make up 55% increase of GDP
  • Great debate on Loma Miranda
  • Oldest woman in Hato Mayor dies
  • New Bayaguana mayor sworn in
  • Increased airport security
  • Taxis threaten to strike
  • Prosecutor attacked in Santiago
  • Repeat offender figure is too high
  • Ensemble Spirituosi at Bellas Artes
  • Comedy at Casa de Teatro
  • Comedy at the National Theater
Monday, 07 July 2014
  • No for now to San Juan-Santiago highway
  • Import taxation up
  • Competitiveness Council urges passing of Export Bank bill
  • Visit Merca Santo Domingo and get your cedula
  • Open consultations on Naturalization Law 169-14 ruling
  • Sugar bagasse to generate energy in San Pedro de Macoris
  • Hard Rock Cafe now open at Blue Mall
  • JetBlue announces summer rates
  • Changes proposed to legislators' perks
  • San Francisco de Macoris mayor accused of RD$400 million fraud
  • Protests at lenient sentence for police colonel's murder
  • Saharan dust adds to summer heat
  • Zarzuela Luisa Fernanda to the National Theater
Friday, 04 July 2014
  • President Medina receives Edrington CEO
  • President Medina inaugurates schools
  • Surprise visits cost RD$11 billion
  • New head of the Catholic Church
  • Legal residence status needed for Dominican citizenship
  • IAPA supports decriminalization of defamation
  • Senators ask UN to fund Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • AIRD warns new municipalities would mean double taxation
  • Homelessness in Santo Domingo
  • Fight over sleeping space in jail
  • Cameraman murder suspects arrested
  • David Ortiz's 1,000th extra-base hit
  • Impact of slave trade on Cuban music
  • Yoa Orchestra Concert
Thursday, 03 July 2014
  • First Lady announces program for mentally ill and homeless people
  • National Forestry Survey underway
  • NEO-RD targets 32,000 young people
  • 60 years of Canadian contributions to the DR
  • DR becomes major coffee importer
  • JAD calls for members to legalize farm workers
  • Penal Code bill changes pass in Senate
  • Border security reinforced
  • Bosses say informal wages don't pay taxes or social security
  • Salazar says BNV head is 'blackmailing' government
  • Thieves steal electricity cabling in Puerto Plata
  • Airport bomb scare suspect arrested
  • Police make 20,000 arrests
  • Police announce arrest for journalist's murder
  • Czech citizen arrested for fraud was Interpol fugitive
  • Sosua bar owner deported for pimping
  • Multi-million contracts signed for DR baseball prospects
  • Free filmmaking course
  • Robertico Carcasses at the Casa de Teatro jazz festival
  • Anthony Rios and Johnny Ventura
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
  • Green light for San Juan to Santiago road
  • More money for Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • Call for border hospitals
  • Informal jobs pay better
  • Selling Presidente beer in Guatemala
  • Most shoes are made in Pisano free zone park in Santiago
  • PRSC says it will run alone in 2016 election
  • Mayor sent to jail
  • Restructuring at Drug Agency
  • Cameraman murdered in Santiago
  • El Quijote at the National Theater
  • Maridalia at Galeria 360
  • Sergio Vargas and Ramon Orlando at Lucia
Tuesday, 01 July 2014
  • Vice President in Panama
  • Electricity prices won't rise
  • JCE asks for more money
  • Issuing of Haitian documents
  • Bank merger approved
  • Teachers ask for pay rise
  • Too many babies born with HIV
  • Prices increasing rapidly
  • Cotui residents protest mining
  • Hit men are condemned by Supreme Court president
  • Official Vatican version of Wesolowski case
  • Dominican girls win U18 Norceca championship
  • A century of art in the Dominican Republic
Monday, 30 June 2014
  • Medina calls for more work, less welfare
  • President Medina to Panama Presidential inauguration?
  • More free zone industries
  • Tax head wants Dominicans to pay more property taxes
  • Energy and Mines minister proposes to reduce energy vulnerability
  • Mortgage interest rate averages 10.79%
  • DR and New Zealand establish formal diplomatic relations
  • Business should not accommodate Electricity Pact to their interests, says AEIH
  • Unigold and Everton advance in gold mining in Dominican Republic
  • Forbes Mexico publishes list of wealthiest Dominicans
  • Vatican defrocks papal nuncio accused of sexually abusing boys
  • Bayaguana major turns himself in for criminal investigation
  • Haitians make up majority in illegal boat trips to Puerto Rico
  • Student dies when being in the wrong place
  • Fashion Week in Santo Domingo
  • 'Knock, Knock' at the National Theater
Friday, 27 June 2014
  • Medina sets out challenges facing the region
  • Only a joint commission can save Loma Miranda Park
  • No permits for parties or noisy events
  • Ozama watershed reforestation program
  • Government tender for Ozama ferries
  • DNCD says DEA withdrew assistance
  • DGTT says 30% do not renew licenses
  • AMET seizes motorcycles
  • Bank credit is not for industry or agriculture
  • Chikungunya patients continue to overflow clinics
  • Coast Guard rescues 21 Haitians from tragedy at sea
  • A busy police blotter
  • Sundays at the ruins with Bonye
  • Cabo Rojo Challenge
Thursday, 26 June 2014
  • MINERD sifts through teaching candidates
  • Central American health ministers meet in Santo Domingo
  • IDB approves U$100 million for improved health care
  • OAS gives Haitian President Martelly a plan
  • Deputies reject modifications of proposed Loma Miranda National Park
  • CONEP says government increases informal jobs
  • Chief Justice denies rumors
  • Chikungunya is really here: 136,000 possible cases
  • Two down and many more to go
  • A century of art in the Dominican Republic
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
  • President inaugurates US embassy
  • President Medina inaugurates new SIN building
  • President Medina to hand over SICA presidency
  • Ban Ki-Moon to visit 15 July
  • Riverbank neighborhoods to be improved
  • AES gets CDEEE backing for natural gas plant conversions
  • Renew your cedula in New York or Madrid
  • Haiti announces citizen documentation program
  • Merengue is the national music
  • 4G TD-LTE network announced for Wind Telecom
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton opens in Santo Domingo
  • Spat between Judge and Prosecutor is archived
  • Kidnap victim 'traumatized'
  • What's with Joseph Wesolowski?
  • Charges dismissed against bachata singer
  • BTC at the Dominican Fiesta Hotel
  • Burlesque Show at Blue Mall
  • National Choir and Symphony Orchestra concert
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
  • President Medina meets swimmers
  • Hospitals to be modernized
  • New entities to serve as guarantee for small business loans
  • AES gets CDEEE backing for natural gas plant conversions
  • Doctors falling ill with chikungunya
  • Increase in STIs in teenagers
  • Farmers call for new road
  • Ban on pig imports
  • Journalists arrested
  • Kidnapped boy rescued
  • Contract killer arrested again
  • US citizens arrested with drugs in shoes
  • UNESCO to help with shipwreck
  • Warm weather to continue
  • World Cup fever intensifies
  • Carlos Luis at Casa de Teatro
  • Zion y Lennox at Blue Mall
Monday, 23 June 2014
  • President Medina congratulates new King of Spain
  • Regularization plan expands to new areas
  • JCE pleased with pace of cedula renovations
  • Trade, energy, security and mutual respect key issues covered in Biden visit
  • Vice President Biden says energy regime must change
  • Dominican Republic prepares to host Central American Presidents
  • The most popular university degrees
  • DR has most expensive broadband Internet
  • DR to host Third World Cocoa Conference
  • Famous drug capo's lover Sobeida gets a job and release
  • DR smashes US to win Pan American Volleyball Cup
  • DR defeats Brazil in 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Men's Championship
  • New Off-Broadway play tells about Dominican ways
  • Ruben Gonzalez at the National Theater
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • DR1 News takes a break for Corpus Christi long weekend
  • President Medina asks Haiti to help its nationals
  • Haiti finishes wall built to raise taxation
  • Amidst rumors, Biden visit and SICA meeting on Foreign Ministry agenda
  • No more flashing lights and sirens
  • Falcondo asks for prudent decision-making regarding Loma Miranda
  • European support for banana industry
  • Make the most of demographic peak, says Viyella
  • Swiss nationals sentenced in DR can serve jail back home
  • DR has highest rate of motorcyclist death per capita in Latin America
  • Dominicans repatriated from US
  • Candy Caminero gets 30 years in Jordi Veras case
  • Lawyer accused of homicide released on bail
  • French pilots out on bail
  • Diego El Cigala gets Police accreditation
  • Sergio Vargas and Ramon Orlando at Lucia
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
  • President and Vice President attending SICA Forum
  • President Medina congratulates new Colombian President
  • Only 100 people qualified so far
  • Juliana Deguis Pierre gets birth certificate
  • The Haiti-DR wall
  • President Medina appoints new consuls to Haiti
  • Electricity pact should decide on contracts
  • Government must save more
  • Tourism industry protests reduction in funds for infrastructure
  • Energy, bilateral and regional discussions on US Vice President's agenda
  • Take a taxi to the US Embassy
  • Thousands of pigs destroyed
  • Bracelet won't stop chikungunya
  • Stop washing chicken
  • Arrested with gold bars
  • Drug kingpin arrested in Moca
  • Dominican architect wins Madrid award for poetry
  • Dominicans in semi-finals of Pan American volleyball cup
  • Barbarella at Quisqueya Ball Park
Monday, 16 June 2014
  • Haina-Duarte Highway link ready for December
  • Santiago business backs San Juan-Santiago mountain road
  • RD$1 billion for organic banana plantations
  • President Danilo Medina tells journalist his term ends 2016
  • Gift exchanges between President Medina and Pope Francis
  • President Danilo Medina explains naturalization law to Pope Francis
  • Extra time to validate pre-paid phone lines
  • IMF report card for the Dominican Republic
  • Failing in competitiveness
  • Gay activism is a priority on US ambassador's agenda
  • More on the Jordi Veras attempted murder
  • Tribute to Sonia Silvestre at the Alcazar
  • Ismael Miranda at Jet Set
Friday, 13 June 2014
  • President Medina meets with Pope Francis, then visits IFAD
  • Time is up to validate 'burn' phones
  • DR leads in Caribbean and Central America in renewable energy
  • Once again, the Standardized Scholastic Tests
  • More than 80% of fathers do not register children
  • A push to care for newborns
  • Drought hits new low, affecting Santo Domingo water supply
  • Regional survey shows optimism about progress in the DR
  • AmCham: Congressional decision on Loma Miranda will set precedent
  • US Vice President visit confirmed for 18 June
  • Martelly expresses appreciation for Haitian status legalization
  • Haitians describe problems getting ID docs in Haiti
  • Chikungunya prevails in 10 provinces
  • Sex trade clampdown expected in Boca Chica
  • Missing woman turns up safe and well
  • The Liborio Mateo story at the National Theater
Thursday, 12 June 2014
  • Mormon Church offers its help to the President
  • Invalidated pre-paid mobile lines to be disconnected today
  • JCE says Haiti is turning Legalization Plan into money-earner
  • Lots of moral support, but no US$ to help legalization process
  • Senate approves naming Loma Miranda a national park
  • Get your ID in your barrio
  • City honors Mary Marranzini with street name near Rehabilitacion
  • Thousands of Haitian children cross the border to study in DR schools
  • Competitiveness reforms on hold in DR
  • DR is bullish market for franchises
  • Free zone model now used for farm exports
  • Challenges to overcome for business competitiveness
  • Prosecutors ask for 30 years jail in case of Jordi Veras
  • Police investigates possible suicide case near Guibia
  • Hotel Burlesque at Blue Mall
  • World FIFA Cup
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
  • New schools in Azua
  • President Medina to meet the Pope
  • Vocational scholarships at military schools
  • Issue of identity cards exceeds expectations
  • Defense Minister says border wall is "utopian"
  • New military base in Pedernales
  • Humanitarian exercise in Barahona
  • Fewer Haitians than previously thought, says UNFPA
  • Remittances on the increase in the Caribbean
  • Dominicans spend RD$300+ million a day on gambling
  • US Embassy Consular Section closes to move to new location
  • Protests lead to arrests in Cibao
  • Victor Estrella wins in the ATP Master 250
  • Miley Cyrus includes Santo Domingo in her Bangerz Tour
Tuesday, 10 June 2014
  • President Medina meets UN reps
  • Businesses can transmit FIFA World Cup games
  • Legalization process flows but Haitian government slows it down
  • Water problems in Santo Domingo
  • The fight to stop charcoal production
  • Calls for border wall to be built
  • 17 nuisance callers arrested
  • Ex-National Treasurer dies
  • Drugs confiscated at Haina port
  • Protests in Santiago for road to Puerto Plata
  • Ten women murdered by partners this month
  • Transcript in the Adriano Roman and Jordi Veras case
  • Woman sentenced for murder released from jail, leaves country
  • Dominican-American girl wins La Voz Kids 2014
  • DR national team prepares for World FIBA Cup
  • Mango Week at Supermercados Nacional
  • Ruben Gonzalez at the National Theater
Monday, 09 June 2014
  • President visits southwest
  • Inflation at 3.7%
  • Dominican mangos sold in Japan, US, UK, Canada and Caribbean
  • Montecristi and Dajabon last to catch chikungunya
  • DREAM Project trains in customer service, and care for children and elderly
  • Bars and hotels can show FIFA World Cup games
  • Italian visa 'mafia' in Santo Domingo to be tried in Italy
  • 'Pregnant' holdup gang leader arrested
  • Tragic death of Carlos Alberto Navarro
  • Attorney General warns of ex-police agents turned contract killers
  • The full transcript on the case of Adriano Roman and Jordi Veras
  • Dominican jockey Joel Rosario wins Belmont Stakes
  • It's hot
  • Dominican Film Festival in New York City
  • Electronic music at Quisqueya Ball Park
  • Euforia Fest at Sambil Mall
Friday, 06 June 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates more schools
  • President asks media to help with 911 service
  • Lack of documentation hinders normalization of Haitians
  • JCE reports half a million have new cedulas
  • DR pays Cogentrix millions for nothing
  • Adopi says hotels can show FIFA games without charge
  • Neither Quique nor Selman; AIRD wants professionals in Bandex
  • Roman tape tells of refusing to pay for botched killing
  • Little markets near universities reopened
  • Mountain bike riders to Survivor DR
  • Oliver! - the musical at the National Theater
Thursday, 05 June 2014
  • Check your cell phone is in your name
  • DGII measure for stores is fair
  • Industries spokesman calls for cleanup of foreign service
  • Hotels protest ban on free public showings of FIFA games
  • DR gets a seat in ILO Governing Body
  • Metro offices disburses funds to relocate families
  • Will Loma Miranda be made a National Park?
  • Lenient justice favors contraband, says Customs expert
  • Prank calls drown real emergency calls to 911
  • Caller taped ordering to 'lick' TV commentator
  • Tragedy at Las Americas Expressway: youth dies trying to rescue teenager
  • Man who raped 11-year old boy sent to jail
  • Opera at Bellas Artes
  • Wilfrido Vargas and Bonny Cepeda at Galeria 360
  • Sonido para una Imagen at the National Theater
  • Dominicana Moda back in October
Wednesday, 04 June 2014
  • President inaugurates Juan Dolio condominium
  • Government announces efforts to stop abuse calls on 911
  • Foreigners take government up on legalization process
  • Electricity Pact to be issued in six months
  • Border security enhanced as legalization plan is implemented
  • Haitians take over border towns
  • Ambassador Anibal de Castro says US can learn from DR on immigration
  • European Union is DR's second biggest trade partner
  • Promoting Dominican arts and crafts abroad
  • Central American Transparency and Procurement Forum begins
  • Metro construction delayed
  • United States Embassy to celebrate Gay Pride
  • Judge asks district attorney for apology
  • FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 at local movie houses
  • Cultura Profetica at Hard Rock Blue Mall
Tuesday, 03 June 2014
  • Legalization Plan gets off to slow start
  • President Medina receives FIDA director
  • Most 911 calls are nuisance calls
  • No more unregistered SIM cards
  • Minister Rojas favors Sabaneta-San Juan roadway
  • Turtle protection program begins
  • Chikungunya cases still increasing
  • Claro Internet service blackout last night
  • US unfolds Tradewinds 2014, a major security operation
  • Omega back behind bars
  • US citizens fall for call center scam
  • Yordano Ventura is the new sensation in the MLB
  • Anthony Santos at Sans Souci
Monday, 02 June 2014
  • President Medina travels to El Salvador
  • National Foreigner Legalization Plan begins
  • CID Latin America poll findings released
  • Italians in DR urge their government to reconsider embassy closure
  • Drugs point of sale sign seized in San Francisco de Macoris
  • NGOs not complying with accountability before government
  • IFC backs Fondesa in the Dominican Republic
  • Youth accused of Police agent's death shot dead by Police
  • Jorge Celedon at the National Theater
  • Velas Santo Domingo 2014 at Don Diego Terminal
Friday, 30 May 2014
  • National Competitiveness Roundtable
  • Chikungunya campaign starts today
  • Central Bank argues against debt ceiling by law
  • Government wants pension money to fund Bandex
  • Biden to visit DR in June
  • FDI down 37% according to ECLAC
  • DNI says 10-year old caused SDQ bomb scare
  • Judge to hear arguments in Diaz Rua case today
  • Police know who murdered police lieutenant
  • Bahia de las Aguilas once again into the fray
  • Fiesta del Chivo: 53 years since Trujillo killed
  • Joseph Gatti and Adiarys Almeida at the National Theater
Thursday, 29 May 2014
  • Santo Domingo Sheraton on the Malecon
  • Most modern cancer center in the Caribbean opens
  • Export bank to start with RD$10 billion capital
  • Foreigner Legalization Plan starts on Monday
  • Downtown Punta Cana dolphinarium put on hold
  • Business leaders ask legislators to make laws
  • Procurement will look into Chamber of Deputies purchases
  • Two women arrested for hoax call to airport
  • Sigfrido Pared Perez speaks out for Captain Miguel Ferreras
  • Where were you during the earthquake?
  • Dominican women win two Pan Am Weightlifting golds
  • Movie Festival at Cinemateca
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
  • National chikungunya day
  • Globalia wants to build more hotel rooms
  • Schools opened in Hermanas Mirabal
  • First Lady presents top award to La Vega mom
  • BanReservas signs agreement with China
  • ANJE urges better controls on public spending
  • Chamber of Deputies says procurement adhered to the law
  • Satellite launch capsule found on beach
  • Bomb scare causes airport chaos
  • More illegal Haitians arriving
  • Two more writs against same plastic surgeon
  • Coming in September: Invest in DR Forum
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • Ministry of Foreign Relations gets its oversight committee
  • Oversight commissions at work, but Chamber of Deputies seems to be on its own
  • ProConsumidor to collect RD$18 million in fines
  • Chikungunya virus continues to spread
  • Luis Manuel Pellerano elected to new World FZO
  • Manzanillo Port expansion announced
  • Chayote being exported
  • Demand for Narcisazo trial
  • Amet officer murdered, her firearm stolen
  • Drugs found at port
  • Sobeida asks for freedom
  • German captured with Dominican citizenship ID
  • Velas Santo Domingo 2014 at Don Diego Terminal
  • Pan American Weightlifting Qualifier
  • La pajara pinta at Bellas Artes
Monday, 26 May 2014
  • Naturalization bill is law
  • President Medina vetoes importing seven-year old vehicles
  • 11 new schools for La Altagracia
  • Obama responds to Medina; DR-CAFTA will be taken into account
  • JCE detects 92 cases of double identity
  • Deputies got RD$176 million extra for mother's day
  • Defendants get judge vote, Bahia de las Aguilas case continues
  • Seeds law would limit state funds
  • Latest cold spreading in DR
  • Victor Estrella plays first French Open game for the DR
  • Mango fair in June
  • Venus in Furs at the National Theater
  • Andres Cepeda at Palacio de los Deportes
Friday, 23 May 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates Forever 21 at Agora Mall
  • ProConsumer agency can set fines, says Supreme Court of Justice
  • Dominican Republic congratulated for SICA presidency
  • Vice President aims to solve hospital problems
  • Vinicio Castillo to replace Pelegrin Castillo in Chamber of Deputies
  • Minou is not standing for President
  • Ministry of Hacienda reduces number of lotteries
  • City government audits expose corruption in office
  • Latin Americans copying from Dominican new jail system
  • Ambulance companies want in on the 911 system
  • Bahia de las Aguilas court case
  • Union head swears at journalists
  • Omega on the run
  • Parts of country under red alert for rains
  • Dominican model receives proposal at Cannes Film Festival
  • Al Horford won't play for DR in FIBA World Cup
  • Men's volleyball team advances
  • Mother's Day on Sunday
  • Luchy Vicioso and Tito Delgado at Bar de Teresa
Thursday, 22 May 2014
  • Hiring 6,000 teachers and buying musical instruments
  • Senate passes US$2 billion loan for two coal-fired plants
  • Congress passes naturalization bill
  • Santiago business leader on obstacles to development
  • DR exports to US grow 24% under DR-CAFTA
  • Imports up 17.38% in first quarter
  • Minou Tavarez resigns from PLD
  • Bahia de las Aguilas case continues in court
  • Woman slightly injured in Metro2 construction
  • New judge appointed to hear Victor Diaz Rua case
  • Colombia increases trade with the DR
  • Ozama and Isabela river campaign to create awareness of inhabitants
  • Comedy at the Sala Ravelo of the National Theater
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
  • President Medina meets president of Sevilla football club
  • 911 launches in 10 days
  • Training program for shoemakers
  • New wind farm in Luperon
  • Hospital declares state of emergency
  • Dominican Republic needs to improve personal safety
  • Meeting to solve public transport crisis
  • Burgeoning cronyism in Dominican diplomacy
  • Parties rated by Asisa political poll
  • Vinicito could replace brother Pelegrin Castillo in Congress
  • Naturalization bill controversy continues
  • The worst of DR-CAFTA is over, says Maximo Vidal
  • US Consulate to close for three days in June
  • Green alert for four provinces
  • Weather damage in Puerto Plata
  • Earthquake near Samana, felt in Santo Domingo
  • The Devil doesn't live here any more at Teatro Cibao
  • DJ Frank Lorber at Guacara Taina
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
  • DR economy growing well
  • Two lines to reduce waiting time for IDs
  • Public hospitals RD$3 billion in arrears
  • Gallup-Hoy: Top problems in DR
  • Gallup: 30% say Leonel Fernandez will be President again
  • Public perceives crime on the increase
  • Less perceived corruption in Medina administration
  • Debating the right to sue government officials
  • Several flaws highlighted in audit
  • Unionized cars in show of strength; AMET 'will not bend'
  • Prosecutors and judges should respect each other
  • Court case at last for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • French pilots' trial to begin
  • Peruvians arrested with drugs
  • Rains to continue
  • Minister of Industry to discuss DR-CAFTA
Monday, 19 May 2014
  • Naturalization bill moves in Congress
  • Conep and Guillermo Moreno in favor of naturalization bill
  • Senate notified naturalization bill violates Constitution
  • Merca Santo Domingo to boost more farm exports
  • Environmental experts protest new South-Cibao roadway
  • Dominicans say DR is headed in the right direction
  • Leonel Fernandez says leaders need to be patient
  • Dominican moms not into breastfeeding
  • Av. Gustavo Mejia Ricart stretch still shut down for pipe works
  • In tribute to Margarita Copello of the Symphony Foundation
  • Michael Buttacavoli wins Dominican Republic Open
  • DR advances to World Volleyball Championship
  • Santo Domingo Jazz Festival at Casa de Teatro
Friday, 16 May 2014
  • Feedback has been favorable over naturalization bill
  • Explaining the naturalization bill sent to Congress on 15 May
  • Poll shows support for Constitutional Court ruling 168-13
  • DR-Haiti talks have improved things on border
  • New 'cedula' for foreigners is a headache
  • Lots more schools for the National District and Santo Domingo province
  • 3 million Internet accounts in the Dominican Republic
  • Medina puts damper on spending
  • Bank Superintendence audit shows RD$111 million misused
  • Traffic snarls along Gustavo Mejia Ricart
  • Farmers say World Vision tricked them
  • Contract killer confesses in court
  • Cell phone robbery high
  • No buyers for drug lords' goods
  • Recycling at 360 shopping mall
  • Oliver! - the musical at the National Theater
  • Julio Iglesias at Hard Rock Punta Cana
Thursday, 15 May 2014
  • Foreigner legalization plan starts in June
  • Senate approves CDEEE's return to power generation
  • Merca Santo Domingo fully open
  • Get your ID renewed on the weekend
  • Public schools will no longer require original birth certificates
  • Cecanot offers quality medicine, says leading surgeon
  • There are debts, and there are debts
  • Puerto Plata to get windmill farm
  • Doubts that ship found is the real Santa Maria
  • Three die in fuel tanker blaze in southwest
  • Mancedo and Reyes win for the DR at the American Track League
  • Fefita La Grande gets her US visa
  • Pre-World Volleyball Cup in La Romana
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
  • President Medina opens more schools
  • Approval ratings at 69% for President Medina, says poll
  • 911 tests a success
  • Naturalization bill ready
  • First Lady hands out awards
  • Presidential press briefing goes on line
  • New Movie Cultural Cluster to help brand DR
  • It is now harder to steal standardized scholastic tests
  • Charcoal smuggling to Haiti wipes out border forests
  • Cuba's MVP plays in Mexico using forged DR passport
  • Credit card fraudsters arrested
  • Cubans arrested for illegal boat trip
  • Youth Orchestra benefit concert at the National Theater
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
  • Barry Clifford says he has found the Santa Maria wreck
  • Santo Domingo needs bigger water pipes
  • Mammoth investment in education gets good press in Germany
  • New mines minister wants better legislation and regulations
  • Congressional security commission visits UN Department of Peacekeeping
  • No need for special visa to go to Curacao
  • Penn & Shoen poll says Leonel is best hope for PLD
  • Dominicans average in WHO alcohol consumption report
  • Husband and wife sent to jail in lover murder case
  • Pakistanis released thanks to legal loophole
  • Drugs found at Haina port
  • Fugitive El Salvador President may be in the DR
  • Murders in Navarrete suspect drugs case
  • Rain to continue
  • Angela Carrasco in concert with Pachy Carrasco
Monday, 12 May 2014
  • Ready, set... here comes the 911
  • President Medina calls in sick
  • Foreigner IDs now being issued
  • Ruling for government wages sets RD$450,000 top
  • Inflation was 1.53% in first quarter 2014
  • Taiwan donates for vocational training centers
  • Two million vehicles without insurance on the roads
  • Grupo SIN at Color Vision
  • Traveling for sex with minors? Think twice
  • Joseph Gatti and Adiarys Almeida at the National Theater
Friday, 09 May 2014
  • Ruling delivered to implement National Development Strategy
  • IDs now issued nationwide
  • Tourism, interior and police, health, industry, trade agreements with Haiti
  • Dominican engineers build mega sports center in Port-au-Prince
  • US$150 million advance needed for coal-fired power plants
  • Vendors evicted from Mama Tingo metro station
  • And who will pay for the pensions?
  • Nine get scholarships to study filmmaking in London
  • Puerto Plata mom has quadruplets
  • DR teen pregnancies 'a serious health issue'
  • Pakistanis caught accused of people trafficking
  • Learn to dance at Adrian Tropical
  • Merengue Bar and Casino open at the Jaragua
  • Car Racing at Mobil 1 Track on 18 May
  • Dominican songs in jazz beat at Plaza Espana
Thursday, 08 May 2014
  • President Medina in Costa Rica
  • Medina asks for more money for Monte Grande
  • Dominican government borrows big to keep big spending
  • Marranzini: Fiscal burden is 33% not 14%
  • Exports stagnate, with the exception of gold and silver
  • Bilateral talks with Haiti: Double-edged sword for DR
  • People's Defender reaches one-year anniversary
  • Funglode signs agreements with Chicago universities
  • Telexfree victim is alive
  • Chamber of Deputies told same sex marriage violates Constitution
  • Hunger causes Public Defender to be suspended
  • Murders given maximum 30-year sentences
  • Tragic toll of strike in Higuey
  • Contract killer reveals his mistake
  • Tornado rips up part of Barahona
  • Pre World Volleyball Cup in La Romana
  • Danny and Anthony at Escenario 360
Wednesday, 07 May 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates more classrooms
  • President Medina congratulates new President of Panama
  • Haiti and DR to sign agreements, no bilateral talks
  • DR "10 years behind the times" in competitiveness
  • Dominican exports up 8.53% in first quarter
  • ANJE calls for less government spending
  • Shippers call for end to transport monopoly
  • US military exercises in Barahona
  • Only 3% pay traffic fines
  • Garlic contraband confiscated after crossing border
  • Seven drowned on Labor Day
  • Drug hauls at airport and port
  • National District Prosecutor receives a writ
  • Quieter hurricane season this year
  • Mango Cluster prepares June Expo
Tuesday, 06 May 2014
  • President Medina makes surprise visits on Labor Day
  • DR and Chile working on free trade agreement
  • DR has 'most promising economy,' says Cemex
  • Sugar to return to Monte Plata
  • Help for coffee growers
  • New offices for BanReservas
  • Diplomats no longer need to wait
  • All is not green light for Fernandez presidential candidacy
  • Latest epidemiological report
  • Police kill six from Bani, Senator congratulates police chief
  • Bus crash leaves one dead
  • Illegal boat trip captains jailed
  • Felix Sanchez and Luguelin Santos win at Jamaica track meet
  • Golf tournament prize money could help DR golf tourism
Friday, 02 May 2014
  • DR1 breaks for Labor Day holiday
  • Business sector advocates for fewer obstacles
  • Linked systems aim to ensure traffic fine payment
  • JCE and MLB sign agreement to check for document fraud
  • Andres Mateo countersues senator Felix Bautista
  • Many Haitians die in failed boat trip to Puerto Rico
  • Pablo Milanes at the Santo Domingo Book Fair
  • Film festival at Novocentro
  • Play about couples breaking up at the National Theater
  • Travolta's Girlfriends opens at Teatro las Mascaras
Thursday, 01 May 2014
  • Medina calls for backing the Hopefor Initiative
  • Battle over school fees
  • Private schools stand firm
  • Migration repatriating Haitians returned from other countries
  • Incredible growth of informal jobs
  • DA receives dozens of complaints on TelexFree
  • Chikungunya is here to stay: it is an epidemic
  • Witness killed by hitmen
  • Jorge Pineda at the Museo de Arte Moderno
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
  • President Medina leaves for Mexico
  • Medina visits bottling plant
  • President Medina meets with Prime Minister of St. Martin
  • Debt on the rise
  • Growth forecast at 5% this year
  • New service from Banco Popular
  • Increase in age of vehicle imports
  • Improvement dealing with drug dealers
  • Conjugal visits for women prisoners
  • El Informe stops broadcasting
  • Pablo Milanes at the Book Fair
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
  • President Medina travels to Mexico
  • New Minister of Mines
  • New jobs being created
  • Only 25% of potential teachers pass exams
  • Latest figures on chikungunya
  • New Police Graduates
  • New cell phone crime
  • Haitians arrested
  • Housing problems along the Ozama River
  • Columbus Lighthouse in a mess
  • Dinosaurs back at the Botanical Gardens
Monday, 28 April 2014
  • President Medina swears in new ministers
  • First Lady in Rome for canonization ceremony
  • Update on new IDs and IAHRC report
  • Rafael Yunen resigns, Centro Leon falls under its board
  • Italian mafia head arrested in Juan Dolio
  • Police extorting youths fired
  • Award-winning films to be shown in Santo Domingo
  • Labor Day special at Ocean World
  • From Puerto Rico: Obscuro total
Friday, 25 April 2014
  • Leading cultural event, book fair opens in Santo Domingo
  • RD$18 million+ for Ministry of Education stand at book fair
  • Major vaccination drive in full swing
  • President elect of Costa Rica visits
  • Pelegrin Castillo appointed first Minister of Energy and Mines
  • Angel Estevez is new Minister of Agriculture
  • Changes at the Ministry of Culture
  • DR issues 30-year securities at record low yield
  • Anibal de Castro on legalization process in the Dominican Republic
  • Supreme Courts sends Bahia de las Aguilas case back to first court
  • Barra Payan reopens after shutdown for tax fine
  • Two arrested for forging credit cards
  • Miyamoto International has plans to compete for Dominican constructions
  • Number of disabled increases in DR
  • Self-kidnap plan flops in Puerto Plata
  • First two persons sue TelexFree
  • Vatican ambassador openly against gays?
  • Juan Sebastian de Elcano in Santo Domingo
  • Keeper of Promises back by popular acclaim at Bellas Artes
Thursday, 24 April 2014
  • Medina urges people to take care of new Boca Cachon
  • DR joins the Taiwan fund for Central American development
  • Indotel to pressure telecom companies for better service
  • Former President Fernandez drops in on President Medina
  • Redistribution or the way of doing politics in the DR
  • Business launch campaign push for labor reform
  • Court orders to stop tender of telecom frequencies to hear Bermudez
  • Landmark eatery, Barra Payan shut down for not paying taxes
  • Most of Santiago without water today
  • IACHR report cites DR at the OAS
  • Man disappears; said to have lost a million in TelexFree
  • Once again DNCD arrests "El Capi" with cocaine
  • Victim of crime, engineer Francina Hungria, honored as Woman of the Year
  • Dominican Eddy Herrera to decide on the new stars of Colombia
  • Pablo Milanes to perform at the Book Fair
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
  • President Medina opens more schools
  • More forests in the Dominican Republic
  • JCE makes it easy to get new card
  • President Danilo Medina meets Marc Anthony
  • First Lady to receive award on her way to Rome
  • New trail opens in Botanical Gardens
  • Loma Miranda case closed
  • Chikungunya on the increase in San Cristobal
  • Book of condolence for Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Caamano family claims missing bones
  • Lull in construction in the East
  • Leonel Fernandez has 'fake' followers
  • Nobody sues in TelexFree scam
  • Albert Pujols' 500th home run
  • Francina Hungria and Padre Alegria: Man and Woman of the Year
  • Thimo Pimentel and the 1965 Civil War
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
  • Mohan Munasinghe visits for Ozama River plan
  • President elect of Costa Rica to visit
  • AMET agent returns cash
  • Loma Miranda is now a protected area
  • Final death toll is 33
  • US$15.89 billion foreign debt
  • ONEC says those who pay taxes, pay a lot
  • Renting is the norm in the Dominican Republic
  • High turnout returning to school
  • Technical career graduates are in greatest demand
  • Man and Woman 2013 finalists
  • Telexfree charged in the US
  • Leonel Fernandez knows who is responsible in the Narcisazo case
  • 212 packets of drugs confiscated at Caucedo
  • Enrique Chao comedy at the National Theather
Monday, 21 April 2014
  • 25 dead over Easter Weekend
  • JCE begins issuing new ID
  • Border surveillance improves with new radar
  • Central American foreign ministers meet in Santo Domingo
  • Weekend rains bring relief to Santo Domingo drought
  • New boss at Orange Dominicana
  • Update on the Cibao-South Highway
  • Local use of credit cards on the rise
  • Lionfish injures woman in Boca Chica
  • Fire at Hard Rock Resort affects restaurant
  • Armada arrests 69 headed for Puerto Rico
  • Stabbed child is hanging on
  • Dominican singer Sonia Silvestri dies
  • Victor Estrella to play in Roland Garros in France
  • Dinosaurs are back at the Botanical Gardens
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
  • DR1 breaks for Easter holidays
  • Easter in the Dominican Republic
  • Don't drink and drive
  • AMET out in force for Easter in the DR
  • Ahmet Dayutoglu of Turkey visits to sign agreements with the Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic to grow dragon fruit
  • Using the Metro helps you keep fit
  • No rush on gag order in Penal Procedures Code
  • TelexFree ponzi scheme scams 150,000 Dominicans
  • Confiscated goods to be auctioned
  • Mother and lawyer jailed for selling children
  • Free New York condoms being sold in DR
  • Eclipse of the moon, first of four
  • DR is partner of European Night of Museums in Paris
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
  • President receives his new identity card
  • First Lady to go to Rome
  • Hospitals prepare for Easter week
  • Easter Week in Santo Domingo
  • Call to drive carefully for Easter holidays
  • 911 system nearly ready
  • Seniors to be enrolled in Senasa
  • Legal system closes tomorrow
  • Ship refloated off Pedernales
  • Illegal foreigners will be deported
  • Drug haul at ports
  • Murderer of American gets 30 years imprisonment
  • Police dismissed
  • Easter Special at Ocean World
  • Juan Sebastian de Elcano in Santo Domingo
  • Santo Domingo Cathedral choir schedule for Easter
Monday, 14 April 2014
  • Plant passion fruit where coffee was before
  • New Gildan apparel plant in San Pedro de Macoris
  • Bani-Azua highway ready by November
  • Universities need to synch better with business needs
  • International organizations help Haitians get IDs
  • Falcondo president discards international arbitration
  • Iberia returns to the Dominican Republic
  • Dismantling baby-selling ring in Cabrera
  • Lunar eclipse tonight
Friday, 11 April 2014
  • Tolls free for the Easter holidays
  • Peak domestic travel time fills hotels
  • Medina: Constitutional Court should rule on citizens' right to sue for corruption
  • JCE announces ID cards to be distributed first in National District
  • Get your papers in order or risk being deported, says Minister of Interior & Police
  • Centro Leon signs agreement with the Office of the Vice President
  • Telecom competition, here it comes
  • The high cost of policing waters for the USA
  • Who represents the unemployed?
  • Public relations guru in red with the tax people
  • Learn all about orchid growing at La Cadena
  • Barbarella returns to DR
Thursday, 10 April 2014
  • Easter Week Operation 2014 by COE
  • JCE to invest RD$60 million in new cedula advertising campaign
  • The Taxman cometh and gets his money
  • AMET announces new way to get stalled cars off elevated highways and overpasses
  • Health Minister Hidalgo confirms outbreak of Chikungunya virus
  • Chief Justice admonishes case preparation
  • Another water crisis for Santo Domingo
  • Pension superintendent's appointment is expired, says Conep
  • Bank credits to government up 58%, to the private sector's 13%
  • DR exports reached US$9.65 billion in 2013
  • Mejia might be candidate for Convergence
  • Falcondo warns of possible arbitration
  • Former Dominican ambassador in US Flavio Dario Espinal opens his law firm
  • Shake, rattle and roll
  • Dominican film festival in New Delhi
  • Coral gardens mastermind to give talks in Punta Cana
  • DR national basketball team to play USA team at Madison Square Garden
Wednesday, 09 April 2014
  • Solar power for clinic
  • President Medina opens more schools
  • Penal Code returned to Congress
  • More telecom frequencies up for grabs
  • Wife of Narcisazo provides list of suspects
  • New buses for Santo Domingo
  • Cases of Chikungunya on the rise
  • Ship runs aground
  • Bomb in Navarrete
  • Still little rain
  • Update on the Dominican basketball team to World Cup
  • Santiago's 10K for Sunday, 27 April
  • Super Dance to close Jaragua Renaissance
Tuesday, 08 April 2014
  • President Medina congratulates President of Costa Rica
  • Efforts in place to reduce student absences after holidays
  • SICA to receive money from Spain
  • Constitutional Court revokes appeals for Haitian immigrant children
  • Iberia announces return to Santo Domingo this September 2014
  • Sales of new vehicles dropping
  • Gas reserves in the DR?
  • Police to receive more motorcycles
  • Customs officers dismissed
  • Air Traffic controllers threaten strike action
  • Robbery of meters depletes Water Corporation finances
  • Folklore show at Bellas Artes
Monday, 07 April 2014
  • President Medina visits farmers in El Seibo
  • 2014 Budget deficit
  • RD$10 billion windfall to government for Tricom-Orange merge
  • DR-Haiti postpone April bilateral meeting
  • Italy closes Dominican Embassy
  • Alert for quality of extended school days
  • JCE announces the arrival of equipment for new IDs
  • Exporting Dominican pineapples to Italy
  • DR sells 51% of its products to the United States
  • Chikungunya confirmed for Dominican Republic
  • JICA to help DR with power efficiency
  • Vulgarity in urban music is talk of the town
  • Documentary on Binational Market wins European award
  • Old men impregnate Dominican children
  • Sergio Vargas at Jet Set
Friday, 04 April 2014
  • Bepensa trusts in Dominican markets
  • Challenge of moving from farming to agribusiness
  • Country saves US$1.8 billion using natural gas to generate power
  • Art. 85 on boosting corruption: the hottest topic
  • PRD politicians say send Penal Code back for debate
  • Aristy Escuder says banks confirm transfers in Sun Land case
  • World Congress of Martial Arts Championship in Punta Cana
  • Towns and Francis to play in Nike Hoop Summit
  • Santiago hosts 2014 ITTF Latin American Championships
  • Aventurate 2014: the annual ecotourism fair
  • German goods market in the Colonial City
Thursday, 03 April 2014
  • Medina opens mega shoe factory in Santiago
  • Danilo is the most popular leader in Latin America
  • Pact for Education gets good grades from many
  • Senate approves more borrowing for government
  • Government studies financing proposals
  • DR-CAFTA opens in 2015, will DR goods be able to compete?
  • DR received nearly US$3.3 billion in remittances
  • Environment dismisses exploitation of Loma Miranda for now
  • More commentary on Penal Code changes
  • Good diplomats pay high price for chaos in the service
  • Supreme Court orders Ramos Group to pay up for stolen vehicle
  • JCE proposes 50% of deputies should be women
  • Successful enforcement of the noise law brings peace to eastern city dwellers
  • Marc Anthony inaugurates La Romana orphanage
  • Jorge Pineda exhibit continues at Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday, 02 April 2014
  • New Education Reform Pact
  • Close the UASD, give the funds to private universities
  • Changes to Penal Code, ruling to make corruption easier
  • Renovation of coconut plantations
  • Drought starts to hit water supplies
  • DR-CAFTA meeting in New Orleans
  • Investment in organic bananas
  • Lawyer has bail conditions imposed in Margarita Cedeno suit
  • 82 Dominicans in MLB
  • Jazzy Thursdays at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando
Tuesday, 01 April 2014
  • New air traffic control centers opened
  • President confident about naturalization impasse
  • New Director General for Bellas Artes
  • Education Pact handed over
  • New identity cards nearly ready
  • Metro Line extension begins
  • New Free Zone companies
  • Ambassador De Castro praises Washington, D.C. staff
  • El Salvador president to visit
  • Japan donates US$5 million for hybrid vehicles
  • High tolls of highway sets Samana back
  • Amber stone with flowers found in Hato Mayor
  • General issued with writ accused of murder
  • Dominican food blog makes Saveur Awards finals
  • Orlando Antigua to coach South Florida University in NCAA
  • La Oreja de Van Gogh at the National Theater
Monday, 31 March 2014
  • Commemorating 30 March battle against Haiti
  • CDEEE head forecasts fix up for electricity sector
  • Economic growth increases, poverty also
  • Working to save the Ozama and Isabela Rivers
  • Public Health Ministry announces traffic accident prevention action plan
  • Turtles return to Dominican beaches to lay eggs
  • JCE gets quality assurance certificates
  • Migration director on chaos in management and Deguis being used
  • The unexpected virtue of Constitutional Court Ruling 168-13
  • DR strengthens its ties with T&T
  • Paying by mobile increases in DR
  • Confiscated ranch is women's correction center
  • Thief killed after making a fatal jump
  • Rains forecast for Monday and Tuesday
  • Bachata, merengue, salsa and reggaeton at Jet Set
  • Pavel Nunez on stage after returning from Italy
  • Book Fair readies for 24 April opening
Friday, 28 March 2014
  • More new schools open in Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata
  • Central Bank bullish on economy
  • New Film Department movie-making manual
  • Indotel focuses on improving telecom services quality
  • More on the excess foreign service
  • 911 system to start 16 May 2014
  • Newspaper to take Euclides Gutierrez case to Constitutional Court
  • Anthony Santos at Marina Sans Souci
Thursday, 27 March 2014
  • Tourism to increase by 8% in 2014
  • Medina gets support from PRD
  • Adriano Tejada: Politicians should play fair with High Courts
  • Senate approves dozens of changes to PPC
  • DR Army looks for SUV driver who fled
  • CONEP says costs brake salaries
  • DR diplomatic corps triple that of Mexico
  • Ministry of Environment refuses permit to POP electricity barge
  • Senate commission travels to Loma Miranda
  • Santiago protests over lack of security
  • Symphonic music and Anthony Rios
  • National Ballet season at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
  • Medina at Royalton and Memories hotel inaugurals
  • President agrees with Migration preventing Deguis from leaving
  • Start of audit of birth records
  • President meets Spanish princess
  • Electronic controls to reduce excess personnel at foreign missions
  • South Koreans to invest in brewery
  • Plan to stop people trafficking
  • Shuffling border staff reduces corruption, says chief
  • EU stresses DR's strategic role in Central America
  • Chikungunya virus prevention measures announced
  • Toyota Prado SUVs for UASD university staff
  • Dominican-American jailed for terrorism
  • Peruvian drug mule arrested
  • Paul Austerlitz's kind of jazz in Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 25 March 2014
  • Santiago toll rates dropped to encourage road use
  • Improvements to water and sewage in Las Terrenas
  • President Medina and Leonel Fernandez meet on naturalization bill
  • President Medina meets with US Ambassador
  • President Medina meets diplomats
  • Dominican Republic criticized on nationality issue
  • Migration experts on US visa to Deguis and passport requirement
  • High cost of overseas diplomats
  • Plans for water shortage
  • Exports up to Switzerland
  • Many not allowed to leave the country
  • Cholera outbreak under control
  • No charges in case of beauty salon owner who killed thief
  • Humor Festival honors the late Luisito Marti
  • 1K Marathon with your pet
Monday, 24 March 2014
  • President Medina announces longer school day for more students
  • Tunneling for Metro 2 line extension
  • Senate President: Political Parties Bill to pass this year
  • US government defies Constitutional Court Ruling 168-13
  • Chile's Eduardo Frei calls immigration a new 21st century reality
  • DR and Haiti drug chiefs meet to strengthen links against crime
  • New foreign service controls hurting real diplomats
  • Employers and labor reps agree to restrict employee Internet use
  • Malecon heavy traffic ban still on hold
  • Jobs, hard currency not enough to justify mining excesses, say manufacturers
  • Acoprovi: DGII poses obstacles to low-cost housing
  • DR leads in handmade cigar exports
  • Unemployed man wins RD$30 million lottery prize
  • 18-inch plantains farmed in Hato Mayor
  • Beauty parlor owner kills thief
  • Symphonic music and Anthony Rios
Friday, 21 March 2014
  • Footwear mission in China
  • Four new schools opened in Samana
  • Senate approves US$71.8 m loan for Azua irrigation project
  • Senate returns Family Code bill to the Presidency
  • CAID, Rehab to work together for special needs kids
  • Metro will transform Santo Domingo East
  • Metro feeder buses ceded to OMSA
  • JCE opposes attending another IACHR session
  • Environmental resources are savings for new generations
  • Commonwealth Roundtable announces new consuls
  • Exporting capers from Montecristi
  • Dominican takes on US citizenship at 101
  • Court revokes bail for sergeant found with US$500,000
  • Juan Luis Guerra joins Paul Simon for Cooperstown 75th anniversary concert
  • Carnival in Harvard museum
  • Taekwondo international
  • Alejandro Fernandez at the Quisqueya Ballpark
  • Virgin Mary art exhibit at Basilica Museum
Thursday, 20 March 2014
  • President Medina heads Naturalization Bill discussions
  • Thousands of Haitian families populate Dominican border areas
  • Documenting the first European aqueduct in the New World
  • Military and Police asked to renew licenses
  • Senate to hold hearings on Loma Miranda
  • Everton drills for gold near Pueblo Viejo
  • ADIE says it needs US$1.5 billion
  • Call for action against corruption
  • Nearly 5,000 violent deaths in 2013
  • Money laundering authorities are preparing cases
  • Truck driver admits error
  • Explosion at gas station in Santiago
  • Feria Ganadera
Wednesday, 19 March 2014
  • Economy Minister denies new taxes or electricity rate increases
  • Dominicans don't renew driver's licenses
  • Public school students to get birth certificates
  • US migration facilities to Haiti encourage illegal trips
  • More Haitians trying to enter country illegally
  • Need for water meters
  • Good year for Banco Popular
  • More changes to the police
  • Three miners killed
  • Repatriated Dominicans
  • Anniversary of battle
  • Turtle man needs your help
  • Cuquin wins Soberano Award
  • Run and travel: 100K Marathon tours north coast
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
  • Colonial City restorations
  • Economy to continue growing
  • Family Code to be reviewed
  • Progress made on Haitian identity cards
  • Talks with Haiti postponed again
  • Former Haitian Consul meets with Interior Minister
  • United States donates equipment
  • Red Cross commission arrives
  • National Police changes many regional commanders
  • Another fatal crash on Azua-Barahona road
  • TripAdvisor master class
  • Gustavo Rodriguez at Terrazas del Meson
  • Carlos Vives at Soberano Awards tonight
Monday, 17 March 2014
  • President Danilo Medina backs coffee producers in Polo
  • Ministry of Culture takes blame for Ibero-American Park amphitheater
  • City government says new maintenance unit will take charge
  • UNDP to present proposal for Bill of Political Parties
  • Puerta del Conde restoration criticized
  • Heart attacks increase in DR
  • Tough times to find that first job
  • Take a taxi only with registered companies
  • Radhames Segura launches pre-candidacy
  • And why not Bosch?
  • UASD: electoral spoils
  • Cap Cana Marina customs agent arrested with cocaine
  • National Farm and Livestock Fair
  • Tropical jazz at Lulu in the Colonial City
  • Joshy y su 4 Jazz are back at Dominican Fiesta's Sunset Jazz
  • Graphic artist Frank Baseman at Altos de Chavon
Friday, 14 March 2014
  • President Medina meets Central American business leaders
  • Milton Ray Guevara: Stick to the Constitution
  • Tourism Minister against 200% toll hike
  • Environment Ministry acts to stop Laguna Salidillo devastation
  • Political patronage at the UASD
  • AES announces 114 more megawatts
  • Occidental Hotels in DR for sale
  • Forbes announces Dominican edition
  • Forever 21 to open at Agora Mall
  • Friday protest against Puerto Plata power barge
  • Boca Chica Carnival
  • Women's Sports Festival at the Olympic Center
  • Jorge Pineda at Museo de Arte Moderno
  • Teatro por un Tubo at Teatro Guloya
Thursday, 13 March 2014
  • Santo Domingo markets to be tourist attractions
  • Governor's offices to receive legalization applications
  • Medina continues consultation on Naturalization Law
  • Government wants labor and management consensus
  • Nothing definite on toll hikes
  • TSA prohibits Mining and Environment from issuing permits
  • 90% of private clinics are ready for ARS service
  • RD$2.2 billion to compensate for Samana road contract
  • IMF says economy is better this year
  • Attorney General says drug charges remain against ten
  • More than enough lawyers
  • Cuba accuses US of extraterritorial violations
  • Japan donates RD$50 million for education
  • India works to open Embassy in Santo Domingo
  • World War II guns found in La Romana
  • Carlos Vives coming for Soberano Awards
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
  • President Medina meets South Korean Delegation
  • President Medina inaugurates more schools
  • Will the tolls be increased to RD$100?
  • Ministry of Public Works gives go-ahead for San Francisco Bypass
  • CEI-RD, ProIndustria to promote one-stop shop for investors
  • New Family Code
  • Textile exports to rise
  • Santo Domingo Cathedral to be restored
  • A plea to save the National Conservatory Park
  • Farmers and government act to stop pig epidemic
  • Cuban ballplayer trafficking network disbanded
  • Latin Artists in New York presents drama in Santo Domingo
  • Sweet sounds of Covi Quintana at the Library
  • Yiyo Sarante & Don Miguelo for dancing salsa
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
  • President Medina inaugurates more schools
  • President Medina submits bond issue proposals
  • Hector Valdez: IMF visit is routine
  • Working on a fishing agreement with Morocco
  • New air traffic control system for SDQ and PUJ
  • Larimar school for Barahona
  • Indotel approves sale of Tricom to Altice
  • Attorney General office should not administer confiscated assets
  • Drug gang released on bail
  • Italian arrested for raping employees in Italy
  • Puerto Bahia announces its springtime regatta
  • Desalia 2014 at Cabeza de Toro
  • March Theater at Bellas Artes
  • "Light of a Cigarette" at Las Mascaras
Monday, 10 March 2014
  • US Vice President suspends DR visit
  • More background on the Vice President's visit
  • Why there can't be a general amnesty for illegal immigrants in the Dominican Republic
  • Toll increase or application of the 1% on luxury vehicles?
  • Government borrowing continues to increase
  • Victor Castro: Less wasteful spending
  • RD$67 million for political parties
  • 12,000 new jobs to open in Santiago free zone plants
  • Eat shrimp, let lobsters breed through June
  • Painter Guillo Perez passes away
  • Two plastic surgery clinics closed
  • Watch your luggage, French woman asks to serve jail sentence in France
  • Vicente Bengoa's son robbed at gunpoint
  • Looking for Nikolai Baev
  • Fernando Villalona at Neptuno
  • The theater from all around the DR at the Teatro Monina Sola
Friday, 07 March 2014
  • 13 women honored for International Women's Day
  • Highway tolls will increase to RD$100, says government
  • 21 new generals and four rear admirals
  • Ministry to fix up El Conde
  • Scholarships for Dominican journalists
  • Single Window for Investments is limited to tourism real estate
  • Effective public spending not more taxes, says Pedro Silverio
  • If the government is really interested in creating jobs...
  • Falcondo says it will only mine 23% of Loma Miranda
  • Foreign press picks on DR with KKK case
  • Irka Mateo celebrates International Women's Day
  • Orchid Exhibition at Botanical Gardens
  • Soberano awards goes classical
Thursday, 06 March 2014
  • Bilateral talks with Haiti set to continue on 20 March
  • Vanessa Rubio of Mexico visits to discuss trade, backs Haiti-DR talks
  • Central Bank meets with IMF
  • Extended school day experiences
  • Chamber sends Political Parties Bill to commission
  • Court declares public defender rules unconstitutional
  • Celebrating Independence Day in India
  • Business confidence on the rise
  • Eggs dearer, most articles stable
  • Sugarcane workers demanding pensions again
  • Haitian used fake DR identification to testify in IACHR Court
  • Customs seizes US$1.2 million in TV sets
  • Lots of Dominicans in Grapefruit League
  • Playa Dorada Cigar Night on 21 March
Wednesday, 05 March 2014
  • Government targets more people in literacy campaign
  • Medina administration moves to regulate land use
  • Venezuela commits to keep supplying petrol to the DR
  • Doing Business in Dominican Republic gets a World Bank boost
  • Tax Department announces new vehicular documents this year
  • South Africa could open embassy here soon
  • Merengue's Hector Acosta goes into politics
  • IAHCR William Medina Ferreras case to be tried in DR court
  • Dominican volleyball team focuses on world matches
  • Dominican volleyball expertise helps Haiti
  • Winners of the National Carnival Parade
  • Ministry of Culture says KKK participated in history category
  • Easter is time for the Sweet Beans dessert
  • Sacha Tebo works at Novocentro
Tuesday, 04 March 2014
  • No new taxes through 2016 says Peralta
  • San Juan-Santiago highway construction to start in August
  • Vests and new plates for motorcyclists
  • Single window facility for foreign trade
  • Academy of Sciences: Protect Enriquillo Lake flooded farmland
  • Date for the next Haiti-Dominican bilateral talks?
  • US Southern Command recognizes DR regarding Haitian immigration
  • Santiago beltway cost RD$200m/km
  • DR exports to Central America down 43.5% in 2013
  • Barrick Gold mine area families seek relocation
  • Everton moves to mine gold in the Dominican Republic
  • Loma Miranda group pressures Medina to state his position
  • Mayor turns himself in for corruption investigation
  • Constitutional justice conference in Santo Domingo
Monday, 03 March 2014
  • DR1 publishes English version of President Medina 27 February speech
  • RD$8 million for hare producers in Valverde
  • Medina meets with former agriculture ministers
  • JCE reopens civil registry office in New York City
  • Will DR and Haiti talks continue?
  • Pro-Competencia: wasteful spending
  • What the Stratfor Global Intelligence report said on the DR
  • Public debt increased US$3.34 billion in 2013
  • 12% of experts are hi-tech goods
  • Thousands of passengers again hit by extreme weather
  • Pinewood Indomina Studios can finance global filmmaking
  • Crime is down, says prosecutors office
  • Haitians wage protest gets bloody in Boca de Cachon
  • Victor Estrella Burgos ranked 99th by ATP
  • Carnival festivities continue with the Punta Cana carnival
Friday, 28 February 2014
  • President Medina forecasts a good year for 2014
  • Senate President urges passing Political Parties Bill
  • DR leads in Junior Davis Cup
  • Edwin Sanchez wins Independence Cycling Cup
  • Biggest carnival of all in Santo Domingo on Sunday
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
  • DR1 breaks for Independence Day holiday
  • Medina will give State of the Nation address on 27 February
  • President meets Florida Commission
  • President sends message to nation
  • Improved water quality keeps disease at check
  • Medina administration backs Loma Miranda mining
  • Massive march pro mining in Bonao
  • Peruvian special needs expert honored
  • 83% of formal jobs created by the Dominican government
  • High production costs affect Dominican exports
  • UNPHU medicine school agreement with Columbia University
  • Taking Our Faith or Our Territory?
  • Driver with US$500,000 in Porsche set free
  • Man accused of kidnapping and murder arrested in Cabrera
  • San Francisco mayor to be arrested for corruption
  • French pilots call for boycott due to delayed court case
  • Luguelin Santos: Athlete of the Year
  • 27 of February shopping weekend
  • National Folk Dance show
  • Elton John, Chavon fund-raiser and John Walker & Sons Voyager at Casa de Campo
  • Music at the Plaza Juan Baron on the Malecon
  • Fireworks show at Avenida del Puerto
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
  • President checks progress of 911 system
  • President inaugurates Robotic Surgery Unit
  • President meets with Arab delegation
  • Blackouts announced
  • Florida wants more Dominican business
  • Las Americas tunnel closed tonight
  • Attacks on foreigners on the rise
  • Haitians arrested to prevent illegal boat trip
  • Man commits suicide by jumping off Blue Mall
  • Prosecutor orders retrial in Francina Hungria case
  • Man with half a million dollars in Porsche arrested
  • Birthday of Founding Father
  • Farm & Livestock Fair set for 15-23 March
  • Symphonic music and Anthony Rios
  • Carnival on the Malecon
  • Best Latin American table tennis players to compete in Santo Domingo
Monday, 24 February 2014
  • Santiago gets its bypass
  • Puerto Rican Secretary of State visits
  • Archeologists peek under Colonial City streets
  • Ozama River aquabuses to change city dwellers' lives
  • Roberto Rosario pushes Political Parties bill
  • Bonao Chamber of Commerce seeks to replace mining jobs
  • Phillip Morris Dominicana plants tobacco for cigarette manufacturing
  • Government adds more employees to CDEEE payroll
  • Max Puig proposes tax-deductible severance fund
  • UAE investment bank proposed to fund LAC projects
  • Private security has 30,000 men in DR
  • High cost of IDs in Haiti creates undocumented nation
  • PRD split gathers speed
  • 25,428 people in Dominican jails
  • Study in Great Britain
  • 2013 Nobel Prize winner James E. Rothman to give talk
  • Franco de Vita at Altos de Chavon
Friday, 21 February 2014
  • US$3.3 million airport surveillance systems for Las Americas and La Isabela
  • Santiago bypass opens to public 15 years after initial announcement
  • DR poverty doubles in 13 years despite 50% growth
  • Proposed family code changes allows use of mother's or father's last name
  • Public Health disputes high maternal mortality rate
  • Scholarships to study Mandarin and masters in Taiwan
  • Papal Nuncio Okolo stood up by fellow diplomats
  • Three Haitians die off Bavaro when their boat capsized
  • UK helping with Dominican police training
  • Drug traffickers kept RD$6 million Dominican police payroll
  • Marcotte pulls ahead in last 700m of Independence cycling route
  • Celebrate Freddy Ginebra's 70th birthday
  • Carnival arts and crafts fair at Columbus Park
  • Master of the Ocean in Cabarete
  • Casa de Campo Marina Carnival 2014
Thursday, 20 February 2014
  • Severance pay not part of Labor Code reform, says Minister
  • Only 22% have computers, even fewer have Internet access
  • DGII proposes talks for tax increases
  • Higher earnings and fewer complaints from banana growers
  • Beauty industry prepares for more exports
  • BanReservas lending more to the private sector
  • Outgoing rector of UASD orders audit of his term
  • Everyone will need to have photo taken for new ID card
  • Avenida Espana cleaned up after newspaper report
  • Bishops favor Loma Miranda being declared a protected area
  • Young people in fear of crime
  • DNCD: agents protected capos in San Cristobal
  • Police Chief refutes Attorney General's claims
  • Suspected Colombian scammer arrested in San Pedro
  • Priest accused of pedophilia sent to jail in Poland
  • Winter storm and rising dollar increase fuel prices
  • Independence Cycling Tour starts today
  • Rosario Dynasty Concert at Teatro la Fiesta
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
  • New natural gas terminal to be built in San Pedro de Macoris
  • President Medina opens schools in Azua
  • Excellent year for BanReservas
  • Road improvements for Santiago
  • Traffic restrictions on Los Alcarrizos overpass
  • Sugar exports doing well
  • New rector wants to reduce corruption at state university
  • More discussions over Loma Miranda
  • Need for better police investigations
  • Nuria clashes with Venezuelan ambassador on TV
  • Dominicans repatriated
  • Frank Reyes declares his innocence
  • DREAM Family hosts brunch in Cabarete
  • Agora Mall presents Pavel Nunez in concert
  • Success stories in the Colonial City
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
  • Road infrastructure a priority for tourism
  • President receives WTO recognition
  • School inauguration program begins
  • OAS to prepare study on issuing IDs to Haitians in DR
  • Parlacen offers support
  • Dominican Republic joins telecoms commission
  • Pared Perez announces candidacy
  • Navy stops illegal boat trips to Puerto Rico
  • Killer of African student on remand
  • Polish authorities arrest priest in DR sexual abuse case
  • Once upon a time there was merengue...
Monday, 17 February 2014
  • New government procurement control commission
  • Environment Ministry halts power barge installation in Puerto Plata
  • Tolls are obstacle to Samana development
  • Going to the rescue of the Los Haitises National Park
  • Grimaldi speaks for himself, says Foreign Ministry
  • Gravel extractors do more damage than mineral mining companies
  • Mejia announces he will not run for the PRD
  • Teachers and health professionals must report sexual abuse
  • Ivan Grullon is new rector of state university
  • Father Arnaiz passes on
  • Canadian shot in Cabarete recovering
  • Blues with Little Joe McLerran
  • Irka Mateo sings for women
Friday, 14 February 2014
  • US$1.5 billion in IDB projects for DR
  • Medina hopes to be remembered for improving people's lives
  • US Vice President to visit
  • Go for medical care, then learn how to read and write
  • Study sports journalism at PUCMM
  • Seattle Mariners have new academy in Boca Chica
  • Falcondo says Loma Miranda does not qualify for national park status
  • Priest accused of sexual abuse released with RD$70,000 bond
  • Dominguez Brito critical of court decision in Francina Hungria case
  • Temperatures drop to zero in Dominican mountains
  • Independence cycling tour starts 20 February
  • Fernandito Villalona and Jochy Santos at Escenario 360
  • Salsa at the Hotel Hamaca for Valentine's Day
  • Urbanova and La Receta at Cinema Cafe
  • Carnival nationwide
Thursday, 13 February 2014
  • Medina inaugurates overpass amid re-election calls
  • Rural electricity feeds off water power in Jarabacoa
  • Fifty-six public hospitals get makeovers
  • River buses will serve Metro
  • More metro lines yes, but crack the transport monopolies
  • Cancer hospital inaugurated but not opened
  • Government to re-enter generation business
  • Western Michigan University advises Sports Ministry on collegiate sports
  • Sustainable Santiago
  • Hi-tech crimes should get stiff sentences
  • Sanctions threat heats up PRD internal strife
  • Flights cancelled, again due to snow
  • ARTchavon film series at the Chavon Archaeological Museums
  • Fausto Rey at Hard Rock Cafe
  • The best of photojournalism in 2013
  • Forever Tango continues at the National Theater
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
  • President speaks to manufacturers
  • Ligia Bonetti: All imports from US in 2015 will be tax-free!
  • Egg exports to Haiti to resume
  • Cancer hospital ready
  • Citizenship bill draft sent to Congress
  • Taiwanese plant to employ 12,000 to make sneakers
  • Sexual stimulant banned
  • Hostage 12-year ordeal over
  • Russian tourist commits suicide
  • Desalia at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Comedy at Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
  • In search of Cleopatra's tomb
  • Gonahead for finishing Metro second line?
  • Haitian government to issue identity documents
  • CITEL telecommunications meetings in Santo Domingo
  • Inflation in January was lowest in 15 years
  • Dominicans optimistic for better times ahead, says CID-Gallup poll
  • Nurses not been paid at IDSS in Puerto Plata
  • Florida business mission expected
  • Training and education needed to prevent deaths from heart attacks
  • Fatal bus accident at Azua-Bani highway
  • AG and Nuncio meet to discuss pedophilia
  • Credit card fraud in the Dominican Republic
  • Frank Reyes arrested
  • Lego Movie, not Vamos de robo
  • Time to back talented artists at Altos de Chavon fund-raiser
  • Danny Rivera and a romantic evening
Monday, 10 February 2014
  • Medina visits southwest farmers, offers low-cost financing
  • DGII does well in January
  • A spendthrift Ministry of Education
  • Time to close the IDSS
  • Senate makes it easier for criminals and impunity, says AG
  • The aging Cardinal cracks down again
  • Tributes in La Romana Latin Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Dominican comedy is popular in Puerto Rico
  • Mexico wins Caribbean Series
  • Junior Davis Cup Tennis at Parque del Este Tennis Courts
  • Agora presents Pavel Nunez in concert
Friday, 07 February 2014
  • Spanish Trade Minister visits
  • First phase Colonial City works ready in March
  • Finnish technology for Dominican weather system
  • Poultry exports to Haiti
  • New ID cards coming soon
  • Progress on the 911 system
  • CITEL meets at Crowne Plaza to talk telecommunications
  • President Medina strengthens hold on PLD
  • Who are the strongest politicians into 2016 election?
  • Duarte statue for high point in Santo Domingo
  • Quirino is a free man
  • Interpol captures 20 fugitives in DR
  • Police recovers RD$600,000 of RD$38 million robbery
  • Visa to India made easy
  • Luguelin Santos makes personal best in Sweden
  • Carnival this Sunday nationwide
  • Presidente Latin Music Festival goes global
  • DR fails to make Caribbean Series playoffs
Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Azua bypass ready for November
  • JCE approves new ID card
  • Popularity high for President Medina
  • DR presents its status legalization plan to UN
  • Anibal de Castro on DR nationality and migration issues
  • Traders end strike to continue talks
  • Ex-CODIA chief explains school delays
  • Most port investment is private
  • Harsh reality: Uneducated workforce
  • Danilo goes seven for eight
  • Court convicts one and releases four in Francina case
  • Latest storm causes more havoc at AILA and POP
  • Master of the Ocean in Cabarete
  • Romantic songs concert at Bellas Artes
  • DR makes it to Caribbean Series semifinals
Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • EU recognizes DR sovereignty on nationality and migration
  • Haiti commits to documenting its citizens
  • Ministry of Environment takes over garbage dumps
  • Dominicans say inflation and security are main problems
  • The excessive cost of the Samana highway
  • Minister threatens to crack down on strikers
  • National strike called for shops
  • Mobile wallet launched
  • Golf driving range for the Malecon
  • Christian Science Monitor reports on the Colonial City facelift
  • Flights cancelled due to snowstorm
  • British citizen jailed for murder
  • Minister of Culture sings at Casa de Teatro
  • DR loses to Venezuela in Caribbean Series
Tuesday, 04 February 2014
  • Good progress in DR-Haiti talks
  • Dominican, Haitian business reps meet in Jimani
  • European Union happy with talks
  • IDB to support National Strategic Plan
  • Peso depreciation on its way to RD$45.80 by year's end
  • Lots of protests last year
  • Dede Mirabal laid to rest
  • Fuel retailers complain about cut in their profits
  • Help needed for Bavaro beaches
  • Rejection of proposed lawyer regulation bill
  • PRD has presidential candidate
  • Public taxi fares rise
  • Spanish government aid to reach EUR15 million by 2016
  • Vegetarian cooking course
  • DR ranked 28th in world tennis
  • DR defeats Cuba in Caribbean Series
Monday, 03 February 2014
  • Medina optimistic energy problems will be solved by 2016
  • President Medina backs Puerto Plata cattle ranchers, women's groups
  • DR and Haiti meet at the border again
  • Pedro Verges of OAS answers Jamaica criticism on the legalization plan
  • Peso depreciates to RD$43-US$1
  • Aviation agreement with Antigua
  • Dona Dede passes away
  • Banks issue 2.5 million credit cards
  • Gallup-Hoy poll 2014
  • Medical mission benefits children in DR
  • Riverboat on the Ozama
  • Juan Cimarron, Los Haitises' caveman
  • Canadian shot in Puerto Plata
  • DR moves up in Davis Cup Americas Group
  • Guatemala wins Futsal cup
  • DR loses to Puerto Rico in baseball, plays Cuba today
Friday, 31 January 2014
  • President Medina sees Licey ball players off
  • Good for the President
  • Santo Domingo is Ibero-American Youth Capital
  • DR is getting older
  • US Ambassador meets the press
  • Haiti and DR farm sector representatives meet
  • Former President Fernandez sworn in to Parlacen
  • Romantic concert at the National Theater
  • Carnival begins on Sunday
  • DR and Puerto Rico start Caribbean Series
  • Uruguay vs. DR in Davis Cup tennis this weekend
Thursday, 30 January 2014
  • Danilo blasts PM of St Vincent
  • Talks to continue with Haiti on Monday, 3 February
  • Mixed reviews for bill on regulating practice of law in the DR
  • Big Brother to watch over Greater Santo Domingo
  • Germany donates equipment to fight crime
  • DGII and businesses sign truce on tax printers
  • PUCMM files for a nanotech patent
  • DR's first robotic surgery at HOMS
  • Hair products generate US$40 million in exports
  • Public transport strike is Santiago strands thousands
  • French fugitive arrested skipping hotel
  • Caribbean World Series, with Cuba
  • Watch out for traffic jams today: Victory parade
Wednesday, 29 January 2014
  • President Medina in Cuba
  • Security Conference being held in Santo Domingo
  • More agents for Haiti border patrols
  • Mayor promises to fix access to National Zoo
  • More bandwidth might be on the way
  • Ministry late in paying scholarships
  • Shopkeepers strike
  • Electricity sector seeking loan
  • Strike in Santiago today
  • January salaries late
  • Historic drugs haul in Caribbean waters
  • Son of murdered Moca man released on bail
  • Licey is king!
  • Not to be missed: Clowns playing music at Galeria 360
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
  • President Medina in Honduras
  • Greenhouse vegetable production gets full government support
  • Milton Ray Guevara on Ruling 168-13
  • Calls to amend extradition treaty
  • Fight to keep virus out
  • Proposal to improve lawyers
  • USAID has US$184.9 million for five-year plan
  • Too many deaths due to arguments
  • Arrests in case of murdered German
  • Drugs confiscated on Duarte Highway
  • Did the son murder his father, or is this a Police cover up?
  • Yoga for pregnant women in Santo Domingo
  • Duarte the movie opens Thursday
  • Fausto Rey at Hard Rock Cafe
  • DR matches Uruguay in Davis Cup
  • Licey wins, playoffs 4-3
  • Futsal at the Volleyball Pavilion
Monday, 27 January 2014
  • President Medina flies to Honduras, Cuba
  • Duarte Day celebrations
  • Ministry of Education spent RD$21 billion in December
  • Wage increases for police agents
  • Vilchez Bournigal: Favorability clause does not apply to illegal immigrants
  • Tony Raful wins National Literature Award
  • Leonel Fernandez: PLD will rule to 2044!
  • PRSC elects Antun Batlle for president
  • Prince Felipe's plane in trouble again
  • Runaway teens story update
  • Quirino Paulino Castillo's good deal sour to Dominicans
  • Escogido ties the playoffs
  • Luguelin does well in Canada
  • Soberano Awards nominees announced
  • Merengue and salsa at Jet Set
Friday, 24 January 2014
  • The new Dominican ID card
  • Messe Berlin to recommend convention center location
  • Cost of building up 5.14% in 2013
  • 35% of credit card purchases are financed
  • Cibao-South highway would be lethal for water resources
  • DR ambassador clarifies immigration policy to Miami Herald readers
  • PLD is to blame for not passing Political Party Bill
  • Morales explains why he opted out of PRSC presidency
  • Fernandez to be sworn in to Parlacen
  • Leonel Fernandez in Bahrain
  • Police rescues children involved in drug trafficking
  • US returns drug traffickers
  • Four investigated for death of German in Sosua
  • Escogido wins its first game in playoffs
  • Cuban players make a difference in Licey victories
  • Sunday carnival on the Maximo Gomez
Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Ministry of Education to spend billions on teacher training
  • A cleaner Colonial Zone
  • Morales returns to Foreign Relations
  • De Castro replies to Joe Kennedy on immigration policies
  • DR-Haiti: Twisting foreign relations concepts
  • Central Bank provides more details on 2013 analysis
  • Five companies collect 80% of insurance premiums
  • Division of Santo Domingo province faces opposition
  • JCE helps PRSC with assembly
  • PRD celebrates anniversary with more division
  • Medina not well informed regarding public safety
  • DA has tried 446 police and military in 15 months
  • 1,250 kilos of cocaine seized off Saona Island
  • Two thousand stranded at airports by storms
  • Independence Tour starts 20 February
  • Baseball Roundup: Licey takes 3-0 lead in Final Play-off
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
  • President attends Altagracia Day celebration
  • RD$15m for San Jose de las Matas farmers
  • Haiti keeps ban on Dominican imports
  • 200 motorcycles for the AMET
  • Revista time extended
  • President Danilo Medina will not run for reelection
  • Where is the Minister of Foreign Relations?
  • Falcondo viability tied to Loma Miranda
  • Lawyers association to get new charter
  • Hato Mayor is now a major amber-producing region
  • Photoshopped picture of the bishops of the DR
  • Police agents charged in RD$38 million robbery
  • Runaway teenagers were vacationing in Punta Cana
  • Maunaloa reopens with calendar of events
  • Rally Frontera n Dominican Off-road
  • City rivals in winter baseball playoffs
Friday, 17 January 2014
  • DR1 breaks for La Altagracia long weekend
  • Wage increases for public school teachers
  • Growth in 2013 was 4.1%, 5% forecast for 2014
  • Farm exports resumed to Haiti
  • 65 minors with alcohol poisoning over the holidays
  • 300 new pickups for police patrol units
  • College of Lawyers outlawed by Constitutional Court
  • Dominican doctor honored in US
  • Vatican: Wesolowski case is handled "with the severity it deserves"
  • Pena Suazo score in Golden Globe-winning film
  • Tribute to Our Lady of Altagracia at Agora Mall
  • Gigantes and Aguilas don't give up
  • La Altagracia Concert
  • Laser Regatta in Cabarete
Thursday, 16 January 2014
  • Panama and DR free zones to work together
  • Santo Domingo to host SICA Summit in June
  • AMET director says "parking agents" are illegal
  • Teaching candidates fail tests
  • Hundreds of millions to audit Civil Registry
  • Clergy call to rescue family values
  • PLD Political Committee to meet
  • Miguel Vargas confirms BanReservas loan
  • US to donate millions for security
  • Femicides at eight-year low
  • Stolen RD$38 million was transported with minimal security
  • Father jailed for giving wine to 7-year old
  • Passport stolen? Might be here
  • Danny Rivera at Bellas Artes
  • Comedy at the Sala Ravelo of the National Theater
  • Presidente Festival set for 3-5 October
  • Baseball Roundup
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
  • President pays tribute to General De La Cruz Martinez
  • Non-traditional exports up in 2013
  • Plan to stop forest fires
  • SICA meeting begins
  • Cars failing inspection text
  • Shops on strike in Valverde
  • Cardinal speaks out again
  • 26 Haitians give birth at Santiago hospital over weekend
  • Central Romana denies Hotel Santo Domingo sale
  • Privatizing parking in the Dominican Republic
  • PLD vote count is slow
  • Security truck robbed
  • Boy Scouts 100 years old in DR
  • Warrant issued for murderer on the run
  • US teenagers on the run sought in the DR
  • Contemporary dance at Bellas Artes
  • Futsal Grand Prix in Santo Domingo
  • Escogido makes it to playoffs
Tuesday, 14 January 2014
  • DR in World Bank Doing Business survey
  • Next elections to be computerized
  • Peso devaluation increased payment to power generators by US$112.1m
  • Agriculture up 3.1% GDP compared to 2012
  • Dominican takes the chair at OAS
  • Danilo faction said to lead, PLD votes still being counted
  • Many more people paying taxes
  • Fire hydrants to be introduced
  • Hotel Santo Domingo closed
  • Children slow to return to school
  • Fight over electricity supply
  • Journalist threatened
  • Police General killed in road accident
  • La Altagracia Concert
Monday, 13 January 2014
  • New ID cards to have holographic image
  • New temporary worker visa in effect
  • More undocumented Haitians seek free healthcare in Santiago
  • Haiti, four years on
  • Haiti PM Lamothe: nationality ruling "unacceptable"
  • Paraison says Haiti hasn't changed position
  • Solar generator for Saona Island
  • Counting the votes for new members of PLD committee
  • Disability insurance very profitable for banks
  • Legendary singer, Francis Santana dies
  • Fire destroyed Duralon plastics factory in Herrera
  • Security to be enhanced in Boca Chica
  • Impunity for Polish papal nuncio?
  • 6.4 earthquake in Puerto Rico felt in DR
  • Playoff teams yet to be decided in baseball
  • Hosts for Soberano Awards announced
  • Santiago Cycling Circuit
Friday, 10 January 2014
  • Santiago bypass will be ready in February
  • New electronic passport coming soon
  • London Olympics architectural firm to build Puerto Plata port center
  • Central Bank international net reserves up 36.6%
  • South Korea donates emergency safety system cameras
  • Big sales at shopping malls
  • Carnival will be on Maximo Gomez not the Malecon
  • 2014 will be good year for industrial exports
  • GoldQuest gold mining concession approved
  • PLD internal vote 'like national election'
  • Birth tourism big at Cabral y Baez hospital
  • Attention to increase in armed robberies
  • Why drug baron Figueroa Agosto's lover is still in jail
  • 9-year old beheaded by stepfather
  • Will Pedro Martinez be the next Dominican Baseball Hall of Famer?
  • Escogido continues to lead in Baseball championship
  • Berklee student concert at the National Conservatory
  • Tickets selling fast for Elton John concert
  • Pengbian Sang & Retro Jazz at Terrazas del Meson
Thursday, 09 January 2014
  • Haiti-DR talks are a good start
  • Government faces major challenges with naturalization law
  • Servio Tulio Castanos: Legislators get more funds than judiciary
  • Cities want tender for Duquesa management
  • Fare hikes in Santiago and region
  • Amid threats and cajoling PLD heads to internal elections
  • SFM traders on strike today
  • Car missing? Might be here
  • Yeni to appeal release of drug case accused
  • Judge turns down second appeal by Sobeida
  • 3,400 Dominicans deported from US
  • Baseball roundup
Wednesday, 08 January 2014
  • Haiti and the Dominican Republic start talking
  • Will we be able to rid ourselves of our vices?
  • National Judiciary Day
  • Consumer Rights Director to stay in post
  • Drinking rules back in place
  • Eco-tourism plans for protected areas
  • Battle to reduce infant mortality
  • AMET towing cars
  • 10,530 new businesses in Greater Santo Domingo in 2013
  • Government to receive windfall from Tricom and Orange sales
  • San Francisco strikes against tax-registering machines
  • Fares to rise in Santiago
  • Drug dealer arrested in Colombia
  • Marco de la Rosa dies of heart attack
  • Winter Baseball update
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
  • Back to school and work
  • Gustavo Montalvo heads DR team at Haiti talks
  • Cross-border people trafficking up
  • Dominican Republic should withdraw from Caricom
  • Constitutional Court upholds tax exemptions for border companies
  • Countdown to reduced taxes begins
  • Film sector tax credits were RD$297 million for 2011-2013
  • Identity fraud network to be installed
  • Queues for vehicle inspection stickers
  • Crime patrols to continue, murders down in December
  • Berklee in Santo Domingo program begins
  • Poll shows third candidate ahead for PRD
  • 1,438 Haitians attempted boat trips to Puerto Rico
  • DR femicide rate drops in 2013
  • Chamber of Deputies president's niece murdered
  • Swiss man murdered in robbery
  • Samana fraudster arrested
  • Green alert weather warning
  • Pengbian Sang & Retro Jazz at Terrazas del Meson
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute
  • Rosario Dynasty Concert at Teatro la Fiesta
Thursday, 02 January 2014
  • DR1 breaks for Three Kings holiday
  • Medina attends Catholic and Evangelical ceremonies
  • DGII extends vehicular circulation tax deadline
  • 200,000 vehicles could be taken off the roads
  • Lighting up the Mirador del Sur Park
  • Yvette Marichal to head DGCine
  • Luis Lithgow is new consul in New York
  • Santiago bypass "80% completed"
  • No increase in tax-exempt salaries
  • Tax hike will be felt by all
  • Talks to continue with Haiti on 7 January
  • Maduro calls for wisdom in Haiti and DR impasse
  • Reports of an increase in Haitian beggars in Santiago
  • JCE: New ID card, reopen overseas offices and 2014 election timeline
  • Pension funds want later retirement age
  • Dominican student speaks at NYC mayor's inauguration
  • The first three of 2014
  • Traffic accidents and fatalities were down
  • Sonia Silvestre hospitalized
  • Alejandro Fernandez at the Quisqueya Ballpark
  • Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz and Robi Draco Rosa at Hard Rock
  • Russian DJ Zedd booked for Hard Rock in Punta Cana
  • Quadruple tie in baseball championship

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