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Tuesday, 29 December 2015
  • DR1 breaks for New Year holiday
  • President Medina to begin his campaign
  • New ProConsumidor head takes over
  • Post office branches to become bank agents
  • Flights and passengers increase during the year
  • Tax increase on food products in January 2016
  • Heavy trucks confiscated
  • Haitians deported to the DR
  • Deceased Dominicans returning home
  • Request to ban gory photos
  • One New Year's wish: end political patronage
  • Judge appeals against remand terms
  • Jailed union head appeal denied
  • Serious accident on Las Americas Expressway
  • Man found dead in Mirador del Sur Park
  • Santiago to host FIBA Americas League for Clubs
  • Gypsy music night at Hard Rock
  • Classical music concert in Santiago
  • El Alfa, Yiyo Sarante and El Pequeno at Eclipse Club
  • New Year's Eve in the DR
  • Milly Quezada on Channel 9
Monday, 28 December 2015
  • President Danilo Medina's holiday message
  • New metro line test ride by April?
  • Six more years to move to digital TV
  • No time for Political Parties Law
  • Accident coverage extended to July 2016?
  • Credit card borrowing creates new bubble
  • 20 deaths over the Christmas holiday
  • Jesus Pascual Cordero sent to Higuey jail
  • Baseball round robin starts
  • Merengue and bachata at JetSet Club
  • Navidad entre Amigos
  • Los Hermanos Rosario at Mamma Club
  • New Year's Eve party at the Hotel Embajador
  • Comedians Miguel y Raymundo at the Jaragua
  • El Poeta, Alex Matos and Yiyo Sarante at Parque La Lira
  • Three Kings and Nutcracker at Galeria 360
  • La Trinitaria Blanca at Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Ednita Nazario at Teatro La Fiesta
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
  • DR1 Daily News breaks for the holidays
  • What to do for the holidays
  • Preparing for Christmas in the DR
  • Heavy vehicles off the road for Christmas
  • Christmas hampers handed out
  • Students to get a longer holiday
  • Latinobarometro: Dominicans satisfied with life
  • President Medina attends Naval graduation ceremony
  • Santo Domingo cable car to have five stations
  • Jose Ramon Peralta "proud of 2015"
  • Bonds make up 55% of public debt
  • Scotiabank interested in Banco de Progreso
  • New Santo Domingo East mayor sworn in
  • Constitutional Tribunal annuls return of Banco Peravia-related jet
  • PLD to start campaign in full in 2016
  • Five events that changed DR politics in 2015
  • Mayor accused of fraud named PLD deputy in Duarte province
  • Pascual Cordero arrested by Police
  • One year in jail for man accused of killing Miss Universe 2014 father
  • Ex-Papal nuncio's cause of death confirmed
  • Dominicans biggest group of foreigners in Boston
  • High waves expected around the coast
  • Fernando Villalona and Sergio Vargas at Hard Rock
  • El Reventon Navideno
  • Banco Popular Nativity play
  • Diomary la Mala at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Stephany Ortega to sing in Cathedral concerts
  • Milly Quezada, Johnny Ventura and Conjunto Quisqueya
Monday, 21 December 2015
  • Medina attends El Salvador SICA summit
  • Regional press to meet in Punta Cana
  • Paper tickets eliminated at city metro
  • CIES International: Medina 45%, Abinader 33%
  • Calling for the Political Parties Bill
  • Cleaning up the voting list
  • Report on ecological devastation in Cabarete
  • Five family members killed by gas tank explosion
  • France to contribute to fight against organized crime
  • The role of the opposition
  • Migration inspectors arrested
  • Man who killed father of Miss Universe DR turns himself in
  • DR makes top 10 in Miss Universe 2015
  • Karl-Anthony Towns wins in New York City
  • Round robin teams decided in baseball
  • Disco night at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Procigar Festival 2016
  • Women in Short Films Festival
  • Santo Domingo Book Fair
  • Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2016
Friday, 18 December 2015
  • Juancito Sport laid to rest
  • Tax Agency & Chamber of Accounts to monitor public officials' wealth
  • MESCyT stands by its medical students test
  • 184,816 foreigners legalize their status under PNRE
  • Altagracia Paulino replaced at ProConsumidor
  • Fuel bill savings for the DR in 2016 not in budget
  • ECLAC: DR leads region in economic growth
  • The reasons for revoking Penal Code
  • PRM announces new candidates
  • Contraband charcoal seized in Samana
  • Dominican Miss World contestant among favorites
  • Altos de Chavon January special program
  • Live nativity play at Colegio Loyola
  • Dominican rock festival on 20 December 2015
  • Santo Domingo en Vivo concert suspended
Thursday, 17 December 2015
  • National Handicraft Fair suspended by ministry
  • Time to disarm the civilian population?
  • Comments and mourning following De los Santos' murder
  • Domingo Contreras could run for Santo Domingo East
  • New teacher training standards
  • Researchers find descendants of Maximo Gomez in Honduras
  • Petrocaribe in the spotlight after Venezuelan elections
  • Oil price reaches a new low
  • Aerodom bonds not affected by a sale of shares
  • Dominican life expectancy improves over three decades
  • DNCD reports significant drug haul
  • Pre-trail jail ordered for judges Awilda Reyes and Arias Valera
  • Time out for baseball
  • Servando y Florentino at Hard Rock Cafe
Wednesday, 16 December 2015
  • Mayor Juan de los Santos murdered
  • President Medina suspends activities
  • Reactions to mayor's murder
  • Jeannette Medina to replace Juan de los Santos
  • Marbete deadline looms
  • IBRD lends US$120 million to cut power losses
  • IDB donates US$850,000 to Colonial City businesses
  • Santiago and La Romana free zones commended
  • Call for new election in Santiago
  • PLD primary results challenged in Santo Domingo North
  • Aspiring PLD deputy's misspelled Facebook posts go viral
  • Remand requested for suspended judge
  • Former Miss DR's father murdered
  • Christmas carol singing at Agora Mall
  • Banco Popular Nativity play
  • Christmas Concert at Convento de los Dominicos
  • Victor Victor at El Gallego Restaurant
Tuesday, 15 December 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates housing project in Punta Cana
  • Quisqueya Bi-National Economic Council breaks ground
  • Energy and Mines: regulations to follow Electricity Pact signing
  • CONEP: Judiciary going corporate?
  • Export sector performs poorly over past 15 years
  • IDB: DR exports to shrink 14% in 2015
  • Preparing for Zika
  • Prices on the rise
  • Aerodom sold to Vinci of France
  • 15 January 2016 is new deadline to get cedulas
  • Abel Martinez to be mayoral candidate in Santiago
  • Amet on the prowl
  • US man arrested in Puerto Plata
  • Drugs found in Barahona
  • Theft was motive of Mirador murder
  • Wine Bible author comes for Santo Domingo Wine Fest
Monday, 14 December 2015
  • Education agreement is for low-income Catholic schools
  • New overpass at Piedra Blanca
  • Enhanced road safety for Santo Domingo East
  • DR leads in world traffic accident rankings
  • 90% of motorcyclists uninsured
  • More and more vehicles in the DR
  • Two dead in PLD primaries
  • PRSC forms alliance with PRM
  • Estrella announces Abinader as DxC presidential candidate
  • Fox News focuses on Felix Bautista
  • Writer Pedro Peix dies of heart attack
  • Anthony Rios concert in New York
  • Concierto Clasico en Tiempos de Navidad
  • Hard Rock Christmas bash
  • Victor Victor at El Gallego Restaurant
Friday, 11 December 2015
  • Emergency services improve at Plaza de la Salud
  • Maritime Museum to be built on the Malecon
  • Catholic schools to operate as public schools
  • Priest's suit may open another can of worms
  • Supreme Court justice asks for proof of corruption
  • Prosecutor accused of corruption suspended
  • Aeromexico to fly direct from Mexico to SDQ
  • Four Syrians deported
  • Claro executive stabbed to death in Mirador Sur Park
  • Dominican Winter Baseball League update
  • Carmina Burana at the Fortaleza Ozama
  • Super Mega Baile del 31
Thursday, 10 December 2015
  • President upholds separation of government branches
  • 'Tis the season to be merry
  • Annual inflation now at 2.25%
  • IDB and Ministry of Culture join forces
  • Senate approves RD$1.2 billion for Christmas wages
  • JCE will reject candidate lists without female quota
  • OMSA service continues to deteriorate
  • Most people in DR make less than RD$15,000
  • Las Terrenas power company asks for security
  • Barrick Gold wins Adoexpo award
  • Natural fertilizer made in DR
  • Defendant accuses prosecutor of corruption in court
  • Sunset Fiesta's final jazz show
  • Covi Quintana at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 09 December 2015
  • First Lady launches diagnostic center
  • National supplementary budget approved
  • High cost of fighting climate change
  • Grade school graduates earn more than high school graduates
  • Information requested on new 73-km Cibao road
  • Politics ruins judiciary
  • Leonel Fernandez concludes Venezuela mission
  • Anti corruption protest
  • Felix Bautista leads in TI Unmask Corruption contest
  • Foreigners leaving voluntarily
  • More Haitians leaving
  • United States K1 visas could change
  • Cocaine found in Puerto Plata
  • Merengue is favorite Dominican music
  • DR gets two slots in women's weightlifting for Rio 2016
  • Obrigado Gastrotour 2015
  • Celebremos Emmanuel concert for the Long Night of Museums
  • Christmas show at Nuryn Sanlley amphitheater
  • Mega Navidad at Megacentro
  • Anthony Rios at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Arts & Crafts Fair at Fortaleza Ozama
Tuesday, 08 December 2015
  • President Medina considers concrete roads
  • President Medina launches new social program
  • Dominican forests are untapped resource
  • US and DR Customs sign MRA agreement
  • Heliport to be built in San Jose de las Matas
  • Tourist safety increased
  • Maternal and infant mortality figure still much too high
  • Dominican College of Lawyers election result to be challenged
  • El Despertador and El Equipo shutdown
  • Leonel Fernandez Christmas schedule
  • Judge Awilda Reyes still on the job
  • Keep your receipts
  • Many drug arrests in the southwest
  • Two Dominicans nominated for Grammy Awards
  • Drama at Bellas Artes
  • Fiesta Sunset Jazz's last performance of 2015
  • Electric Paradise at Cap Cana
Monday, 07 December 2015
  • JCE sets up office at Foreign Ministry
  • Toll money finances 10 roadworks
  • Overnight maintenance for 27 de Febrero tunnels
  • Cedimat receives Accreditation Council Canada
  • Top judge rallies for trust in the judiciary
  • Judge Awilda Reyes confirms keeping the bribe
  • Making big government bigger
  • Politics has changed, but the government doesn't know it
  • Contradictions in renewable energy
  • Veteran government employees
  • Revoking of new Penal Code reflects institutional chaos
  • Constitutional Tribunal confirms Torre de Plata demolition order
  • Constitutional Tribunal orders release of Segna data
  • Popular finances RD$3.1 billion in new cars
  • Luis Midence inducted into Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Sammy Sosa inducted to Latin Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Brazilian Christmas at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Christmas By Jazzmania Live Concert!!
  • The art of blending at Sambil
Friday, 04 December 2015
  • Multiplaza La Romana opens
  • Duarte house-museum to be restored
  • Bauxite mining to continue in Pedernales
  • Customs collections up 21% in November
  • Only 10,000 of 55,000 get their cedulas
  • Almost 400,000 new jobs from 2013-2015
  • Report shows farming is not government priority
  • Abinader highlights Medina's slipping popularity
  • US Ambassador responds to Cardinal's remarks
  • Quevedo case began in February 2015
  • Dog detects drugs in freight container
  • Six former police agents jailed for theft of EUR370,000
  • Sparkling Christmas starts 4 December
  • Christmas Bazaar at Punta Cana Village
  • Christmas caroling at Supermercados Nacional
  • Conjunto Quisqueya at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Milly Quezada, Johnny Ventura and Conjunto Quisqueya
Thursday, 03 December 2015
  • DGII reminder to renew vehicle registration
  • 50% of pre-school age children don't go to school
  • ProConsumidor: RD$30,000 minimum cost of living for a family
  • Senate approves government financing for RD$114.5 billion
  • Christmas starts for Customs blessings
  • Medina's approval by business falls
  • TC annuls new Penal Code
  • CEA retakes Montellano sugar mill
  • Christmas trees protest government corruption
  • FINJUS sees Justice Branch on the brink of collapse
  • Suspended judges never reported their personal wealth
  • What it costs to finance a vehicle in the DR
  • Captain rescued from capsized Sheer Joy boat
  • Dominican Republic F1 Futures tournament
  • Baseball Roundup
  • Free Jazz on El Conde steps
Wednesday, 02 December 2015
  • Christmas Road Operation has begun
  • 911 data for November
  • National AIDS day
  • Money to be lent for Christmas bonus
  • Free zone exports up 5% in Jan-Sept 2015
  • DR Fitch rating improves
  • Cardinal rebukes US ambassador
  • PLD prepares for primaries
  • Guillermo Moreno in USA
  • Complaint about cost increase for documentation legalization
  • Participacion Ciudadana has spoken to accused judge
  • Prosecutor "has proof" in Erinson de los Santos case
  • La Romana Mayor has hearing delayed again
  • Floods affecting the country
  • Sacred Christmas music at the Cathedral
  • Sunday Children's Christmas Choir
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
  • President Medina commits to climate in Paris
  • Founder member of Solar Power Initiative
  • President Medina does not like opinion polls
  • Environment: Protected areas are non-negotiable
  • ANJE urges full police reform
  • Pared Perez wants to stay on in Congress
  • Dominican Republic continues imports from the United States despite ban
  • Suspended judge Reyes denies bribery accusations
  • Stadium to be remodeled in time for Caribbean Series
  • Coming soon: Order and get it in 30 minutes
  • Savers have not had their money back
  • Armed robbery on a Metro Bus
  • Interpol deports Swiss man
  • National Theater closes for repairs on Sunday
  • Green alert in ten provinces
  • La Romana Multiplaza opens 4 December
  • Sparkling Christmas starts 4 December
  • Tribute to Silvio Rodriguez
  • Classical Music Holiday Concert at Altos de Chavon
Monday, 30 November 2015
  • President Medina in Paris for Climate Change Conference
  • Black Friday sales up from last year
  • The main obstacles to industrial development
  • MedFly almost eliminated, but exports still banned
  • CONEP requests government electricity sector information
  • Dominican flag emoticon
  • News on the delayed election polls
  • Two arrested in transport mafia killings
  • Interpol issues arrest warrant for French pilots and accomplices
  • More rains forecast
  • Hermanos Rosario, Villalona and Los Ilegales at JetSet
  • GLBT Film Festival at Cinemateca
  • Nativity scenes at Centro Leon
Friday, 27 November 2015
  • New nuclear diagnostics center in Santiago
  • AIREN focuses on links between industry and tourism
  • What did Brewster and Navarro discuss at the JCE?
  • Regional livestock meeting in Santo Domingo
  • Dominicans and Haitians learn about customs best practices
  • Environment Minister denies granting Cementos Santo Domingo permit
  • Tax Agency should check for millionaires unable to justify their fortunes
  • Early marriage rate too high in Dominican Republic
  • Captain rescued from capsized Sheer Joy boat
  • Most robberies are not reported
  • Attorney General has list of corrupt prosecutors
  • Tragic bus crash kills 11 on Veron-Higuey road
  • It's all about shopping on Black Friday
  • David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic for 3-6 December
Thursday, 26 November 2015
  • President-elect Morales of Guatemala visits
  • Used car imports up 61%
  • Christmas gift exemptions
  • Most students pass national exams
  • Cementos Santo Domingo shows its permits
  • US Ambassador Brewster: It's a "doozy" election time
  • Chamber of Deputies honors Dr. Puello Herrera
  • Unesco meeting to discuss the Internet
  • Organizations call for protection for renewable energy
  • Bernardo Vega: To debate or not to debate
  • Air Force helicopter makes forced landing in Azua
  • Fireworks seized in Santiago
  • Miguel Vargas, judge Francisco Arias deny accusations, Reyes calls in sick
  • Three jailed for commercial paper fraud
  • Earthquake shakes felt in the DR
  • Keep your umbrella handy
  • Rascacielos at Casa de Teatro
  • Black Friday craziness
  • El Mayor Clasico y sus amigos at Hard Rock
  • Dinasty Fest 2015 at Sans Souci
  • Carmina Burana at the Fortaleza Ozama
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
  • Christmas at the Presidential Palace
  • New Civil Code approved by Chamber of Deputies
  • National Budget on track for approval
  • Dominican Republic making slow progress
  • The high cost of traffic jams
  • Isa Conde denies revoking mining concession
  • Investigation into judge Awilda Reyes to begin
  • Lawyer Awilda Reyes says politics decided Pedro Brand case
  • Radhames Jimenez denies links with Arias Valera
  • Police violently disperse OISOE protest
  • Santiago nurses on strike
  • Underage girls rescued in Barahona
  • Hungarian tourist drowns in Las Terrenas
  • Dominican comedian chosen for NBC series pilot
  • First Santo Domingo Triathlon
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
  • Tobacco industrial park inaugurated
  • IMF 2015 wrap-up report
  • President asks to increase National Budget
  • President Medina vows to end corruption
  • Violations in Dario Contreras Hospital remodeling
  • Supreme Court president says judge admitted she took bribes
  • Abinader family accuses government of abusing its power
  • Pelegrin Castillo is FNP presidential candidate
  • Amanera Resort and Playa Grande Golf now open
  • Plane makes emergency landing
  • Is the PRSC-PLD alliance on or off?
  • Police getting ready for Black Friday
  • Two drug arrests at Punta Cana airport
  • Speed racing at the Sunix Autodrome
  • Maickel Melamed shows when there is will there is a way
  • La Sophy and Cuquin Victoria at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Alejandro Sanz at the Olympic Stadium
  • Wason Brazoban at Hard Rock
  • El Reventon Navideno in San Cristobal
  • Camila concert now for 19 March 2016
Monday, 23 November 2015
  • Government Christmas wage starting 4 December
  • New ambassadors in the DR
  • Tuskegee University offers scholarships
  • Get your ID in Boston
  • 75% of young people on border migrate
  • Cohabitation prevails in DR
  • Cassa: social decomposition with decaying values
  • Forever 21 opens second store at Mega Centro
  • No agreement between PRSC and PLD
  • Another judge suspended
  • Ambassador Jose Gomez on fugitive French pilots
  • Wild West in Santo Domingo
  • Four injured in shooting in Coco Bongo
  • Three Latin Grammys for Juan Luis Guerra
  • Miguel Tejada to lead Aguilas Cibaenas
  • Follow la Chiva Gloria
  • Le Diner en Blanc in Santo Domingo
Friday, 20 November 2015
  • New Santiago center for children with special needs
  • 45 business clusters help development
  • Cacao exports increase
  • Internet use increases, despite high cost
  • Dominican company CEOs with best positioning on the Internet
  • IDB lends US$300 million for health services
  • New rums launched for the holidays
  • Attorney General drops Felix Bautista appeal
  • Santiago taxi drivers protest start of Uber
  • DREAM Project announces new center in San Pedro
  • Edilenia Tactuk to produce the Soberano Awards
  • La Gunguna is big winner at national film awards
  • Children's Theater Festival
  • Liuba Maria and Maridalia concert
  • Black Friday
  • Bright Lights spectacle starts 1 December
  • Music and flamenco at the National Theater
  • Real Estate trade show
  • Sailing regatta at the Santo Domingo Yacht Club
  • Fiarte 2015
  • Colonial Fest 2015
  • Car racing at Sunix Autodrome
  • Luisito Marti Humor Festival
Thursday, 19 November 2015
  • President of Panama in the Dominican Republic
  • Pedestrian bridge for Privada crossing
  • Tax revenues down 5.6% this year
  • Traffic accidents up 6%
  • AMET says motorcycles cause 80% of road deaths
  • Insurance brokers concerned at accident rates
  • The capital is a "battlefield" with cars as weapons
  • Nation's airports on high alert
  • French Ambassador confirms pilots tried for other drugs cases
  • More rain in the forecast
  • David Ortiz announces 2016 will be his last
  • Tigres del Licey lead Winter Championship
  • Eulogio Badia at Bellas Artes
  • Talking Caribbean genealogy
  • Bachata en Navidad with Victor Victor
  • Electronic music at Juan Dolio
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
  • President Varela of Panama visits
  • Electricity Pact making progress
  • Some City Halls doing better than others
  • Keeping their wealth to themselves
  • Attorney General after more judges
  • Move to refund ITBIS to tourists
  • Dominican Republic seeks to sell more in Cuba
  • More microloans to be available
  • PRSC alliance announcement imminent
  • Condolences book open
  • Transport strike in Santiago
  • Second councilor murdered
  • US tourist drowns in Bavaro
  • Former Tribu del Sol singers in concert
  • Santo Domingo Pop at the National Theater
  • Ricky Martin show at Altos de Chavon
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
  • Presidency announces it's party time
  • President Medina to Paris summit
  • Medina acknowledges Abinader as main rival
  • When will political campaigning officially begin?
  • Margarita Cordero wins journalism award
  • Who is behind this new mining company?
  • Dengue cases down
  • Electricity cuts in Arroyo Hondo
  • Social Security system in danger of collapse
  • Leonel Fernandez may lead mission to Venezuela
  • Attorney General asks for six judges to be investigated
  • Judge dismissed in San Pedro
  • Traffic deaths down
  • Illegal cigarettes confiscated
  • US Ambassador Brewster at AmCham luncheon
  • Dominicans seek to qualify for Rio Olympics
  • IWC Christmas Bazaar at Blue Mall
  • Milly Quezada at Hard Rock Cafe
Monday, 16 November 2015
  • New underpass at 27 de Febrero and Privada
  • Dominican diaspora office opens in Puerto Rico
  • Tax-free wages up to RD$36,326.92 a month
  • How to Export to Canada
  • Economy grows 5%, public debt 12%
  • Ready, get set, go: Black Friday
  • Cholera alert in Pedernales
  • PLD appoints Valentin as candidate for senator in Santiago
  • Mourning the victims of Paris attack
  • Six arrested in drug case linked to First Lady of Venezuela
  • La Gran Cata on 18 November
  • Servando y Florentino at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 13 November 2015
  • Drink away, Xmas is coming soon
  • Cardinal says Medina needs to talk to the people
  • Fernandez "waiting for official campaign opening"
  • Truckers want to continue using the Malecon
  • Mr. Strike Organizer Waldo Suero back at the CMD
  • UASD professors return to work
  • Modern pig industry opens in La Vega
  • Employee gets paid RD$11 million instead of RD$11 thousand
  • French pilots had local IDs and credit cards
  • Major losses continue at power distributors
  • Pre-Black Friday shopping weekend
  • Drag races at the Sunix Race Track
  • Eddy Herrera at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Pavel Nunez in Concert
  • Gloria Trevi in Santo Domingo
  • Solo Merengue at Plaza Juan Baron
Thursday, 12 November 2015
  • AMET announces Road Safety Week events
  • CAASD announces closures on Av. Churchill
  • Dengue Commission seeks to prevent Zika virus
  • JCE says there will be no extensions
  • ANADIVE wants to import 10-year-old cars
  • Uber is up and running
  • Amcham and contraband
  • US Embassy to celebrate Education Week
  • DR traffic accidents kill more than any illness
  • Irregularities in Dario Contreras Hospital remodeling
  • Air Europa sues collapsed bank for fraud
  • Inabie delays in payments of school suppliers
  • PEPCA accused of protecting Pimentel Kareh
  • Dominican Winter League Baseball update
  • Disco Fever at Bellas Artes
  • Ballet at the Parque Colon
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
  • Happy Birthday Mr. President but where are you?
  • Cedimat Cardiology Center opens
  • IMF visits Dominican Republic
  • EIB lends CDEEE US$100 million
  • City government has neglected the Malecon
  • Poor deputies: RD$722M in per diems, RD$741M in bonuses
  • Entrepreneurship Bill passes in Chamber of Deputies
  • Public holidays for 2016
  • Las Americas airport simulation drill
  • Dominguez Brito lobbies for confiscating illicitly obtained assets
  • DR is still in time to stop impunity and crime
  • State university professors on strike
  • Small fry bear the brunt in OISOE scandal
  • Venezuelan jailed for fake promises
  • Karl-Anthony Towns shines in first game against Al Horford
  • Funglode Film Festival
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
  • Government funds Catalina plants construction
  • 21% more jobs at power companies, despite losses
  • Ministry explores dengue death reduction strategies
  • Children of Dominicans are Dominican
  • Road closures in Santo Domingo
  • Coming soon: animation films made in DR
  • Politics holds up trade talks with Haiti
  • Constitutional Court rules on Armando Casciati
  • Inabie overseers quit for lack of transparency
  • Blackout in Las Terrenas
  • Cruce del Isleno bus accident kills one
  • Higuey jail being cleaned up
  • DR tops China in naturalized US citizens
  • Euclides Gutierrez: Clintons own Haiti's economy
  • Drugs seized from luxury yacht in La Romana
  • Good news: rains fill Jiguey-Valdesia reservoir
  • Threat of floods
  • Paso horse world cup in Cap Cana
Friday, 06 November 2015
  • DR1 breaks for Constitution Day holiday
  • JCE cuts red tape on vital records
  • Speculation on Wally Brewster and Dominguez Brito meeting
  • Citizen movement files complaint against Ministry of Interior
  • New Nacional Supermarket in El Conde
  • Conatra says their affiliates will strike to protest UberX
  • Major crash off Cruce del Isleno
  • Karim Benzema arrest related to Air Cocaine scandal
  • Dominicans relocate to New Jersey and Florida
  • Runoff election in Haiti
  • Marte Hoffiz honored by FIVB
  • Winter Baseball update
  • Anthony Rios concert booked again at Hard Rock
  • James Bond's Spectre opens in theaters
Thursday, 05 November 2015
  • World Bank supports public finance management
  • Amarante on training the trainers
  • Caribbean's largest solar plant to be ready by February 2016
  • Uber taxis circulate in Santo Domingo
  • Onapi says that Uber brand registration can be annulled
  • Abinader calls for tax pact to favor small business
  • Adocco: Police seek to undermine protests
  • Air Cocaine scandal updates
  • Spotlight on Karl Anthony Towns
  • Sex + Love at Altos de Chavon
Wednesday, 04 November 2015
  • President inaugurates Amber Cove
  • Juan Bosch City nearly ready
  • Budget for 2016 approved
  • Energy plan would save RD$30 million
  • No new cedula, no vote
  • Water shortage eases
  • Baez Brugal calls to end corruption epidemic
  • Family basket up in price
  • French pilots are just two of 7,000 justice fugitives
  • Frenchman concerned about his appeal
  • French pilots may end up in French jail
  • Drugs confiscated at Cap Cana Marina
  • Biggest group yet of ex-cons arrives at Las Americas
  • Eight provinces under alert for flooding
  • SAL XVI: Focus on architecture in the Caribbean
Tuesday, 03 November 2015
  • The President has no time for the press
  • Ministries remain silent over dismissals
  • Peggy Cabral named Dominican ambassador to Italy
  • New Reservas branch in Punta Cana
  • Moises Naim to speak at forum on contraband
  • Legislators getting older
  • Truck drivers block traffic in the capital
  • Haitians and Chinese to be deported
  • Haitians injure Migration employees
  • Fugitive French pilots arrested in France
  • Tourist attacker jailed in Samana
  • Prisoners being moved from Higuey jail following TB outbreak
  • Johnny Ventura, Andy Montanez and Charlie Aponte together
  • Cuba's Tropicana at the Maunaloa
Monday, 02 November 2015
  • Medina cuts ribbon for petrol refinery expansion
  • JCE sets a 15 December deadline for new ID
  • Moko disease could come with plantain imports
  • 168,000 vehicles circulate every year
  • Traffic lights on yellow because of high arrears
  • Farmers call for support to all, not just surprise visits
  • More time needed to clear migration at SDQ
  • Persio Maldonado urges President to answer media questions
  • Chinese investors are coming
  • Haiti contracts Israeli company for customs controls
  • Judge Awilda Reyes releases accused contract murderer
  • Cloned credit cards
  • French pilots lived in Punta Cana residential area
  • Zacarias Ferreira: Use your seat belt
  • Barrios in Arms Spanish edition
  • Royals win, Dominican Kansas trio credited
  • Milly Quezada at Jet Set
Friday, 30 October 2015
  • Health plan meds allotment increased
  • Government starts construction of Santiago 911 building
  • Government wants to include 289,000 Haitians in social security
  • Persio Maldonado: unacceptable high levels of impunity
  • Professors strike at UASD for budget increase
  • Participacion Ciudadana challenges Attorney General
  • Praying to God to get paid
  • Was Felix Bautista's US visa cancelled?
  • Dominican women spend 12% their income on beauty
  • Aymeric Chauprade was advisor to Leonel Fernandez
  • Karl Towns does well in his NBA debut
  • Michel Camilo at the National Theater
Thursday, 29 October 2015
  • European Union praises Dominican growth
  • CEI-RD: producers close contracts for US$39.1 million
  • With Caucedo, DR on way to being logistics hub
  • Shopping sector grows 18% a year
  • Gasoline stations form association
  • IDB to continue support for Colonial City renewal
  • DR should only talk with Haiti with proof of compliance
  • Senate approves 2016 Budget
  • Senate approves organic law for National Police
  • Pina Toribio favors eliminating some ministries
  • AmCham blasts corruption and notary public law
  • Abinader calls for less red tape in government
  • French pilots' escape still making news
  • Cueto pitches complete game and wins for Royals
  • Dominican Baseball Wrap-up
  • National Festival of Plants and Flowers
  • Electric Paradise in Punta Cana
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
  • Sultan recommends paperless government
  • New Caucedo Logistics Center inaugurated
  • Quintuplets to get a new house
  • New medical exam approved by Deputies
  • "Air Cocaine" escape is news around the world
  • Pilots' escape reveals weaknesses in Dominican judiciary
  • Traffic jams getting worse in Santo Domingo
  • Unemployment rising
  • DR moves down 2016 Doing Business ranking
  • The "Ni Ni" generation tops 600,000
  • Archbishop concerned at mass entry of Haitians
  • Uber to start 2 November
  • Felix Bautista proud Supreme Court rulings
  • More rains on the way
  • 20-year old Mondesi added to Royals
  • Volquez pitches on day his father dies
  • Milly Quezada at Jet Set
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
  • Whole country to be fumigated
  • Remodeled refinery to be inaugurated
  • Hopes for better relations with Haiti
  • Remittances, tourism and overseas investment top US$10 billion
  • Quiet day at the market
  • Diaz stripped of Order of Merit
  • El Nacional director passes away
  • Daring escape by French pilots
  • Four drug dealers arrested
  • LIAT flights to return
  • Political Communications Congress at the JW Marriott
  • SAL XVI: Focus on architecture in the Caribbean
  • Dominican History Books Fair at the AGN
Monday, 26 October 2015
  • DR economy: fastest growing in Latin America
  • Medina's propaganda bus
  • Medina says justice should deal with corruption
  • Centro Juan XXIII calls for appeal Bautista case dismissal
  • Luis Abinader promises to triple Police wages
  • Private fired for YouTube video
  • On Living in Santo Domingo
  • Former Bar president accused of forging Interpol warrant
  • Italian fugitive deported
  • Unapec launches masters in maritime law
  • Tigres make life more comfortable for zoo tigers
  • Dominicans in the World Series
  • Chris Brown and Ricky Martin coming to Chavon
  • Van Cliburn Piano Competition gala
Friday, 23 October 2015
  • Proposals for better wages at the Police
  • Only 20 generals at the Police?
  • Roberto Salcedo to be PLD candidate to mayor
  • Luis Abinader: savings and better spending for the National Budget
  • Who wins from the traffic jams?
  • PAWA to fly to Cuba and Antigua
  • Attorney General backs firing police colonel
  • Major cocaine operation near Saona
  • Six Dominicans on ALCS teams
  • Baseball standing update
  • Juan Luis Guerra chosen for Latin Grammy show
  • Fashion by Agatha Ruiz de la Prada at Bellas Artes
  • Oleanna by David Mamet at Babeque
  • Bocatabu at Cinema Cafe
  • Noel Schajris at Blue Mall
  • Camila on Elypse World Tour 2015
Thursday, 22 October 2015
  • Budget director releases details
  • Conep Business Convention conclusions
  • China-DR symposium set for Punta Cana
  • Dengue figures continue to cause concern
  • Taiwan cuts aid due to unsolved murder
  • Supreme Court dismisses hearing Felix Bautista case in court
  • Police stops OISOE demo
  • Cold front to bring some rains
  • Licey off to a fast start in baseball
  • Dominicana Moda highlights Dominican beauty products
  • Santo Domingo Colonial Fest set for 20-22 November
Wednesday, 21 October 2015
  • 2016 National Budget approved by committee
  • Dominican Republic becoming too divided
  • IDB head urges DR to reduce vulnerability
  • Most motorcyclists drive without licenses
  • Uber still not authorized to operate
  • Shippers call for more transport options
  • Dominican Republic effective at fighting poverty
  • Hoping for peaceful Haitian elections
  • Interior & Police forbids protest at OISOE
  • Plantain prices drop after imports announced
  • Trade with Florida at US$116 billion
  • Motoconchos hit New York
  • Corripio Foundation awards
  • Trial delayed for "mentally ill" murderer
  • Drug arrest in Boca Chica
  • Police colonel challenges accusations
  • Beer myths at the Centro Leon
  • Dominicana Moda at the Hotel Embajador
  • Los Recien Cansados at Sala Ravelo
  • Cuba's Tropicana booked for Maunaloa
  • Santo Domingo Pop at Plaza de la Cultura
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
  • Borrowing to keep government spending high
  • Shrimp and fish farming to increase
  • Where is Leonel Fernandez?
  • Politicians are calling all the shots
  • Understanding the traffic jams in Santo Domingo
  • Conatra says no to Uber in DR
  • Dominican Republic worst in traffic fatalities
  • Three dead in Caribe Tours crash
  • Drug mules arrested en route to the Dominican Republic
  • People traffickers sent to pre-trial detention
  • Fake notes in circulation
  • Olivia and Eugenio - last performances
  • Festival del Ron
Monday, 19 October 2015
  • Dajabon traders lift stoppage
  • DR needs to diversify exports beyond Haiti
  • Dominicans paying more taxes
  • Eligio Pichardo works whitewashed in school cleanup
  • Mayor Roberto Salcedo confident he will win again
  • Luis Abinader: Medina's popularity is dropping
  • Guillermo Moreno gets backing
  • Vinicio Castillo Seman nominated for senator
  • Uber is getting ready to start
  • Stealing plantains from the farms
  • Five suspicious Colombians arrested
  • Dead after misusing sexual stimulant
  • Trinidad Police rescue Dominican women
  • Works by Miro at Centro Cultural de Espana
  • Rigo & Friends at Lulu Tasting Bar
Friday, 16 October 2015
  • New 27 de Febrero underpass ready in November
  • Electronic vote does well
  • No dyed fingers in 2016 election
  • Questions after the Martelly-Medina Barahona meeting
  • Fruit ban on imports from Florida and California
  • Finjus says OISOE should be closed
  • Jose Luis Santoro accused of ties with drug trafficking
  • Luis Abinader announces agricultural policies
  • Miguel Vargas Maldonado rallies for Medina
  • Paul Krugman doubts TPP will happen
  • MetroRD violates neighborhood ruling
  • El Seibo governor replaced following sex scandal
  • Tigres del Licey win first baseball game
  • Anthony Rios is back on stage
  • Agora Mall event promotes parrot conservation
  • Lia Briones at Casa de Teatro
  • Stephany Ortega to sing in Cathedral concerts
  • Anthony Santos at Hard Rock Cafe
Thursday, 15 October 2015
  • Hacienda says the National Budget is closed
  • Public Works to close overpasses
  • New cruise ship arrives in Puerto Plata
  • Water Roundtable hopes rain this weekend will reduce drought
  • Abel Martinez says Haiti is playing games
  • Haiti expert at violating agreements signed with DR
  • Police and demonstrators clash at OISOE
  • Investigation links OISOE and Banco Peravia
  • Banks take Notary Public Law to Constitutional Tribunal
  • DR on the way to repeat Puerto Rico economic crisis
  • UFHEC buys former US Consulate site
  • Hatuey de Camps: PRSD presidential candidate
  • Indians arrested using DR boat route to Puerto Rico
  • Jose Bautista decides for Toronto BlueJays
  • Batter up! Winter baseball starts tonight
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
  • Is Martelly pulling Medina's leg?
  • Haitians protest about passports
  • 2016 National Budget makes progress
  • Government boosts security at Dario Contreras Hospital
  • Government says fiscal deficit is decreasing
  • Intersections work better without AMET agents
  • Increases in export of plastics
  • Celso Marranzini: Politicians fear transporters
  • Bernardo Castellanos: Electricity debt deal is bad news
  • Drought is just one reason for high plantain price
  • PLD primaries to be held at the end of November
  • Opposition leader meets with JCE
  • Cigarettes confiscated
  • Felipe Larrain to talk economics in Santo Domingo
  • Maria Dimitrova wins New York Karate Open
  • Tribute to Fernando Echavarria
  • Dominican History Books Fair at the AGN
  • Taste of Santo Domingo
  • Karina Pasian to perform at National Library
  • Anthony Santos at Hard Rock
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
  • Medina to meet with Martelly in Barahona
  • President Medina opens new school
  • More companies to set up in Free Zones
  • Seaweed to be controlled
  • Doctors on strike due to violence
  • Dengue figures getting worse
  • Los Tres Brazos students affected by fumigation
  • Miguel Pimentel Kareh says he did nothing wrong
  • Poll shows 31.8% are Aguilas fans
  • Lo Mejor de lo Nuestro at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Last days of Fine Arts Film Festival
Monday, 12 October 2015
  • Plantains to be imported
  • Will traffic get better without AMET agents?
  • Metro, and more public works for 2016
  • Change mobile providers in only 48 hours
  • Migration says 4,850 undocumented Haitians deported
  • Border with Haiti blocked
  • PLD governments "big on debt"
  • AEIH: DR competitiveness is more words than action
  • Adocco: Guatemala-style commission needed to look into OISOE
  • Policeman's complaint video goes viral
  • US$2m bail for Francis Lorenzo in UN bribery case
  • Forecasts for a hot October
  • Fernando Echavarria dies just before show
  • Antique maps on show at Quinta Dominica
  • RockandRoleando con los De Castro
  • Sly & the Latin Bars at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
Friday, 09 October 2015
  • Excellence to build second Punta Cana hotel
  • Dauhajre report shows high impact of presidential visits
  • Solar panels at Jarabacoa University
  • Jobs fair in Punta Cana
  • Government to help architect's family
  • OISOE corruption protest
  • Trade stops in Dajabon
  • Migration deports Cubans
  • Migration bus in Constanza accident
  • 14-year old student injured hit and run bus accident
  • Marcos Martinez acquitted in Margarita Cedeno defamation case
  • Stephane Garelli to talk competitiveness in Santo Domingo
  • Joan Miro exhibition
  • Adal Ramones at the National Theater
Thursday, 08 October 2015
  • Let them eat... potatoes?
  • Dengue outbreak overwhelms hospitals
  • No money for unrecognized parties
  • Brugal Rum annual social development awards announced
  • Ministry suspends Francis Lorenzo from UN mission
  • OISOE, Education and Public Works deep in debt
  • Tourist Cluster says cruisers spent US$100 K
  • Loss of Fernando Rainieri saddens nation
  • Another suicide
  • Some rain, but no respite from heat
  • Play ball!
  • Pablo Milanes in Concert
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
  • First cruise ship arrives at Amber Cove
  • Getting Dominican documents abroad now easier
  • Andres Navarro meets with ACS head
  • Taking on the export challenge
  • New appointment to fight dengue
  • Migracion publishes new extended stay fees
  • Regularization of motorcycles
  • DR needs to drastically improve its palliative care services
  • Poll shows Dominicans are satisfied with their lives
  • Bravo supermarkets open at 7am close at 12am
  • Clarification of political alliances
  • United States embassy closed for long weekend
  • Dominican ambassador arrested in UN corruption scandal
  • Another death in OISOE case
  • OISOE staff sent to jail
  • OISOE Technical Director has been in trouble before
  • Fine Arts film festival
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
  • Haiti's ban is a violation of agreements
  • Tourism industry mourns Fernando Rainieri
  • Despite regional lull, DR to continue to grow
  • Farm census completed
  • 2016 Budget infogram
  • Improved service at maternity hospital
  • Seaweed is major problem in Boca Chica
  • Candidates for elections may be announced
  • Prosecution wants five years for Marcos Martinez
  • Drug agency arrests police and military
  • Another robbery at Las Americas cargo
  • Who was the man with the suitcase?
  • Innovators of America awards
  • Anthony Santos Christmas concerts
Monday, 05 October 2015
  • Officials invited to explain 2016 Budget
  • Optimum replaces premium diesel
  • Reforestation of Ozama and Isabela watersheds
  • Banks insist Notary Law overloads housing financing
  • Haitian authorities impose barriers at bi-national market
  • Conservation initiatives in the Dominican Republic
  • More OISOE extortion cases exposed
  • "Recycled" plastic cutlery withdrawn from markets
  • Aliss is newest department store
  • 17-year old sent home after surviving attempted suicide
  • Waves from hurricane Joaquin hit Montecristi shore
  • Man survives jump from 4th floor at Agora Mall
  • DR makes Rio Olympics qualifier, but finishes second to USA
  • Saxophonist Kenny G returns to DR
  • Van Cliburn Piano Competition gala
  • Olivia and Eugenio at the Sala Ravelo
Friday, 02 October 2015
  • Big increases in Presidency budgets for 2016
  • DR willing to help Haiti improve customs taxes system
  • To trade or not to trade with Haiti
  • ProConsumidor head says her term has expired
  • Global Competitiveness Report: from 101st to 98th
  • Luis Abinader calls for debate with President Medina
  • Don't tail the President's caravan
  • Seaweed floods southern coast
  • High surf on north coast
  • DR defeats Canada in Norceca
  • Mountain Bike International in Puerto Plata
  • Fine Arts film festival
Thursday, 01 October 2015
  • OMSA transport gets boost
  • Haiti export ban starts today
  • Plantains could cost RD$30 each
  • Elena Viyella: quality not yet there in extended school programs
  • US$50 million loan for pre-university education
  • 15% increase for free zone industry wages
  • Time to get car transit stickers
  • Fuel should cost half, says financial comparison
  • Nationals from Iraq, Germany and Colombia deported
  • Senate approves changes to US-DR extradition law
  • Chamber of Deputies rejects Notary Public Law suspension
  • Third person arrested in new OISOE scandal
  • Bautista and Encarnacion key to Blue Jays win
  • Olivia and Eugenio at the Sala Ravelo
  • Bocatabu concert at Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Modern dance at Bellas Artes
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
  • Medina focuses on inequality, violence and drugs at UN
  • 2016 National Budget goes to Congress
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service to help protect Bicknell's Thrush
  • Motorcycles to be identified with RFID tags
  • Electricity debt payments renegotiated
  • Direct honey exports to begin
  • OISOE invites more corruption complaints
  • School workers on strike in Jimani
  • Felix Bautista denies MetroRD links
  • Navy arrests people on illegal boat trip
  • Colombians sent to jail for drugs
  • US Coast Guard to seizes drug haul off Saona
  • Tropical storm will not affect the country
  • DR defeats Mexico in Norceca
  • Swimathons in October
  • Centro Leon presents 80 years of Presidente Beer
  • RockandRoleando with the De Castro brothers
  • Juan Luis Guerra to perform in NY, Boston and Toronto
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
  • President Medina to speak to the UN
  • Advertisements to encourage election day participation
  • Las Americas gets its X-ray machines
  • Agreement with US for military privileges rejected
  • Dengue could reach epidemic level
  • Investigation into architect's suicide declaration
  • Ines Aizpun criticizes OISOE corruption
  • Still no news on second-tier PLD candidates
  • Complaints about document price rises in New York
  • Metro: Another free daily
  • Plastic surgeon Edgar Contreras authorized to operate
  • Marijuana haul near Santiago
  • 23 children dead in less than a month
  • DR defeats Trinidad & Tobago in Norceca
  • Rio de Janeiro nights at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Dolfi at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Chino y Nacho at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Franco de Vita at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Michel Camilo returns to the National Theater
  • Marco Antonio Solis at Hard Rock Punta Cana
Monday, 28 September 2015
  • RD$668.55 billion National Budget announced
  • President Medina in NY: the PLD revolution
  • President Medina commits to SDG 2030
  • President Medina meets with SICA colleagues
  • First Lady meets promotes CAID at Unicef meeting
  • It's politics! Reasons for the Dominican exports ban
  • Electronic vote rehearsal
  • Spain and DR Constitutional Courts to cooperate
  • Relatives say architect killed himself due to OISOE corruption
  • Gran Hotel series on pre-Castro Cuba to be filmed in DR
  • DR volleyball seeks Olympic ticket at NORCECA
  • T42 Dance at Bellas Artes
  • Bolero concert at Teatro Cibao in Santiago
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
  • DR1 breaks for the Mercedes Day weekend
  • Thursday is a public holiday
  • Budget to be set today
  • President Medina heads education seminar
  • Haiti-Dominican Republic talks urgently needed
  • Downtown Center for Santo Domingo
  • Pedernales address changes
  • New press advisor appointed
  • Fernandez denies imports to benefit PLD party members
  • Abel Martinez aspires to be mayor of Santiago
  • Bautista case decision moved to 21 October
  • Traffic accidents affect the young
  • Indians arrested going to Puerto Rico
  • 74-year old suspected of hanging 4-year old
  • Vicente Garcia in concert
  • Los Ramones at Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Eddy Herrera at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Wason Brazoban at Hard Rock Cafe
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
  • Indotel: Unused minutes should be rolled over
  • Good news: birth certificates do not expire
  • JCE monitors address changes on identity cards
  • Excavations caused collapse of Hotel Frances
  • Haiti import ban to cost millions
  • Foreigner Legalization Plan nears the end
  • Factors affecting exports
  • Tropical Storm Ida to miss the Dominican Republic
  • Accident leaves two dead
  • Dutch woman arrested for drug trafficking
  • Twenty-five Dominicans extradited so far this year
  • Attorney General wants judge investigated
  • Farruko at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Black is Back
  • Golden Years of Merengue at Barcelo Santo Domingo
Monday, 21 September 2015
  • Steep price hikes for consumer products
  • Police gets biometric identification system to fight crime
  • The Hyundai Sonata scandal
  • Guillermo Moreno now officially presidential candidate
  • Monchy Rodriguez uses children in his political propaganda
  • Felix Bautista case appeal to be heard on 22 September
  • Plane from Bahamas lands on La Vega highway
  • Vatican could compensate victims of late papal nuncio
  • Judge orders US$20.8 million refund to Arturo del Tiempo company
  • Police arrest hardware store murder suspect
  • BBC program features case of Salinas intersex children
  • DR wins heart-stopping final at FIVB U20 volleyball cup
  • DR loses to Germany in Davis Cup
  • Contemporary modern dance festival continues
  • Fernando Echavarria at 360
Friday, 18 September 2015
  • President Medina on the campaign trail in Santiago
  • Andres Navarro: Haiti must re-think import ban
  • More middle class than poor
  • Manipulating school children in the name of politics
  • Abel Martinez routinely promotes himself to school children
  • Grandson of late President Guzman announces pre-candidacy
  • Tunnel cleaners affected by histoplasmosis
  • Police searches for killer of hardware store manager
  • Killed by lightning
  • DR women undefeated in FIVB Cup first round
  • Contemporary Dance at Bellas Artes
  • Sosua 10K
  • Puerto Plata TriPOP
  • Fernando Villalona at Hard Rock
Thursday, 17 September 2015
  • Presidente Beer celebrates 80th anniversary
  • Puerto Plata meets with investors
  • Water Roundtable says water levels improving in the south
  • Deputies move to pass new Civil Procedure Code
  • US Southern Command to build four primary care units
  • Haiti postpones import ban until 1 October
  • Spain will help migration relations between DR and Haiti
  • UK Embassy invites applications for Chevening grants
  • Attorney General seizes 3,000 cell phones
  • Tropical wave and low-pressure trough bring rain
  • Dominicans make semi-finals sub-20 volleyball world cup
  • Dominican wins Ponce open water race
  • DR plays Germany in Davis Cup playoffs at Parque del Este
  • National Furniture Fair
  • Expo Cibao in Santiago
  • Electronic music at Bottles Club in Puerto Plata
  • Vicente Garcia in concert
  • Bocatabu concert at Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Pamel in concert
  • Pablo Milanes in concert
  • Dream Project hosts NY event
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates chicken factory
  • Attorney General and Passport Office plan for fewer fake passports
  • 10 million people in the DR
  • Dominican Republic at the top when it comes to women
  • Senate favors suspension of Notary Public Law; deputies support it
  • Heart attack statistics
  • Poverty rate down
  • Procurement to investigate Agua y Luz contract
  • Video shows distribution of options to vehicle tax exemptions
  • X-ray machines down in Cibao International Airport
  • Truck tolls increased
  • Cancer hospital contradictions
  • Haiti bans products moving across the border
  • Fraud in the Social Security system
  • Missing teenager found
  • Every parent's nightmare
  • Drug traffickers arrested
  • US couple indicted for sex tourism
  • US family accused of exploiting Dominicans
  • Dominican women do well in Sub-20 World Volleyball Cup
  • Jowell y Randy at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Aisha Syed to play at Museum of Modern Art
  • Oda, the band, at Camden Parlour
  • Merengue dancing at Hard Rock Cafe
  • First Barcelo 10K and 5K
  • Tempo + Secreto + Blackpoint
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
  • President Medina to attend United Nations session
  • DR population to hit 10 million today
  • Check the roof for standing water
  • Amet shuts down Leopoldo Navarro overpass exit
  • Cable car up and running by July 2016
  • President Medina meets with senators
  • Too much money spent on electoral campaigns
  • PLD chooses its candidate for Santiago
  • Dominican universities must increase research
  • Dominican Republic on the list for major drug traffickers
  • Another Tavera dam worker dies
  • Blackouts kill five children
  • Color Vibe 5k at the National Botanical Gardens
  • Terror at the theater
Monday, 14 September 2015
  • Indra Sistemas to automate Dominican election
  • School Sports Games set for March
  • Russia to lift visa requirements
  • Government approves Agua y Luz Theater renovation
  • CDEEE moves debt to generators to Banco de Reservas
  • Paul Krugman coming for Hub Santo Domingo
  • Huffington Post publishes letter of Dominican ambassador
  • Dominicans propose partnerships with Mexican business
  • Tourism and free zones save the day
  • Beauty product exports increase
  • Israeli university to work with UNEV
  • Shop at Farmax, get JetBlue points
  • Tax-free vehicles for 375 PLD politicians
  • Tunnel-cleaning worker dies
  • Polish sailboat sinks off Cabrera
  • David Ortiz joins 50-homerun club
  • It's raining!
  • World-class dance from 16 September
  • El bulto es nuestro at Casa de Teatro
Friday, 11 September 2015
  • JCE reviews electronic voting machines
  • Migration moves certifications to Malecon Center
  • Senate acts to suspend application of Notary Public Law
  • Rounding up cattle to improve Samana highway safety
  • PLD keeps key municipal posts
  • Medina government has failed on citizen safety, says Abinader
  • Fewer suicides this year
  • Government publishes its most wanted list
  • Earthquake felt in Samana
  • Enviromental Film Festival
Thursday, 10 September 2015
  • Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover visits
  • CAASD to close main city avenue
  • US Ambassador visits Dajabon
  • Las Americas x-ray machines out of service
  • Legislator highlights excessive earnings by AFPs
  • Phone companies and Indotel reach agreement on cell phones
  • PIISA sets examples for manufacturing
  • Dominican wins Microsoft Office World Championship
  • Attorney General gives Sobeida a clean sheet
  • Farmer arrested for burning mangroves
  • Ocoa city council head arraigned on environmental charges
  • Lotto scam
  • 11 Police fired when photographed drinking beer
  • Countdown to 500 homeruns for David Ortiz
  • Walk for Hope 2015
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
  • DR readies for maritime hubs
  • Alianza Pais recognized by JCE
  • PRD members "in limbo"
  • Hector Guzman resigns from PRM
  • Over 100,000 ID cards issued
  • Suicide prevention campaign
  • Pitcher Joaquin Andujar has died
  • Gregorio Luperon's birthday
  • Sobeida Felix opens beauty parlor
  • New wasp might help with pests
  • Anthony Rios home from hospital
  • Tributos by Temores
  • National Symphony Orchestra concert
Tuesday, 08 September 2015
  • Mexican Foreign Minister arrives for flying visit
  • Government condones patient debts
  • Dominicans use of culture
  • August inflation was 0.32%
  • Supreme Court critical of Notary Public Law 140-15
  • Police to be trained by US Embassy
  • PLD and PRD sign historic pact
  • The points of the agreement
  • Family protesting about their land
  • Drug arrest in Arroyo Hondo
  • Million-year old monkey found
  • Grace should weaken, it will be hot
  • DR loses to Puerto Rico in FIBA Americas
  • Recycled Orchestra + Landfill Harmonic
Monday, 07 September 2015
  • PLD+PRD, PRM+FA
  • Boom in economic growth does not trickle down
  • DR population to hit 10 million
  • Cable car transportation for Santo Domingo
  • International summits set to be held in DR in 2015
  • Ministry of Education to change history textbook
  • Wesolowski buried in Poland
  • DR in FIBA Americas
  • DR in FIVB World Cup
  • Enrique Iglesias at Altos de Chavon
Friday, 04 September 2015
  • Cuba could be better market than Haiti for DR produce
  • Surprise visits: propaganda or reality?
  • PRD has not asked for too much
  • PLD unhappy with distribution of deputy seats
  • Government employees get hospital repair contracts
  • Three arrested following copter crash
  • Mondesi Jr. turns himself in for violence
  • Dutch woman caught smuggling drugs from Punta Cana
  • 20-year sentence for Claudio Caamano's killer
  • Anthony Rios heart operation a success
  • DR defeats Uruguay at FIBA Americas
  • Danny Rivera at Bellas Artes
  • Emmanuel "The Hits Tour"
  • Cabo Rojo Challenge
  • Miriam Cruz performs in Long Beach, Puerto Plata
Thursday, 03 September 2015
  • Central Bank says economy shows 7.5% growth
  • Dominicans are big moviegoers, says new cultural study
  • A pineapple fair
  • Farmers welcome change in asset evaluation
  • DR "most popular vacation destination"
  • Major solar power project in Monte Plata
  • INDRHI director says rains will help farming
  • Vigil held in Pedernales against mine closing
  • Hooded protesters at UASD; Metro suspends service
  • Helicopter crashes into a house in Maquiteria
  • Onamet says low-pressure system brings rain
  • DR defeats Panama in Fiba Americas
  • New plays at Teatro Guloya
  • Aleks Syntek is back
  • Siete Flores en el Bar
  • Expo Cibao in Santiago
  • Honoring Soda Stereo
  • Braulio Garcia to celebrate 40 years in the arts
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates schools
  • 84,000 foreigners legalized under PNRE
  • Maintenance of tunnels and overpasses
  • Fuel prices are correct
  • Coffee crop in crisis
  • Bananas affected by Erika
  • El Nino, the worst for years
  • Visas for Panama may be easier
  • Negotiations for candidacies continue
  • Margarita Cordero leaves 7dias.com.do
  • All Puerto Plata Amet agents transferred
  • DR loses its first two games at Fiba Americas
  • Camboy Estevez and Felix D'Oleo at Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Summer Latin beats party
  • Dominican contemporary art in Berlin
  • Olivia and Eugenio at the Sala Ravelo
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
  • More companies in industrial free zones
  • Interest rates to stay unchanged
  • Learn to export to Russia
  • Dams have a little more water
  • No increase in electricity prices
  • No more bird flu
  • The EIU presents report on electricity sector
  • Telling the truths of the economic boom
  • Remand prisoners to vote
  • Politics DR-style
  • Confiscated goods to be auctioned
  • Silence at Wesolowski's funeral
  • LPG tank explodes on minibus
  • Drugs found at Las Americas
  • DR loses to Korea, but defeats Peru in World Volleyball Cup
  • Preston Bailey to talk weddings in Santo Domingo
  • National Symphony Orchestra concerts
  • Mass Appeal at the Sala Ravelo
Monday, 31 August 2015
  • President Medina swears it's his last term
  • Big drop in local fuel prices
  • Leonel Fernandez to head EU-LAC Foundation
  • DR leads in political patronage
  • Dominicans produce lots, but eat little chocolate
  • Imports up 2.7% in first half 2015
  • Fenatrado resumes freight cargo with Haiti
  • Business expresses concern at electricity sector deficiencies
  • Roberto Herrera to head electricity industry
  • Time to breach incomprehension in the Caribbean
  • International bodies mute on Venezuelan deportations
  • TS Erika delivers much wind, less rains
  • Miss Espaillat elected Miss DR
  • DR plays in FIBA Americas Cup today
Friday, 28 August 2015
  • TS Erika brings heavy rains to DR
  • Haiti-DR business sectors sign agreements
  • PRSC wants five senate seats in 2016 election
  • Medical student cares for surviving suicide victim
  • Pretrial custody for fifth suspect in Franchesca Lugo murder case
  • San Francisco de Macoris mayor's bodyguards fire at students
  • Wesolowski reported dead in Vatican
  • The Dominican team at the FIBA Americas Cup
  • Danny Rivera at Bellas Artes
  • Environmental Film Festival in September
  • Los Ilegales concert
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
  • Bank auctions Treasury Bills
  • Police to receive state health insurance
  • Montalvo: Telecoms activate phones without checking
  • One year's pretrial custody for Lugo murder suspects
  • Government not passing on fuel savings
  • Former President Fernandez congratulates his mother
  • Margarita Cedeno vs Martinez case to go ahead
  • Haitians and Dominicans making illegal charcoal
  • Nuisance 911 calls still at record levels
  • Marijuana haul in southwest
  • Dengue deaths on the rise
  • Heart operation for Anthony Rios
  • TS Erika forecast to bring heavy rains
  • Hamlet at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Singing to Jesus Christ at the National Theater
  • Tribute to Michelin star chef Maria Marte
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
  • Medina meets with Miguel Vargas and former Spanish PM
  • Preparing for presidential proclamation
  • Plaza de la Salud - first accredited Medical Tourism health center
  • Oil price fall will help economy
  • Wage increase for art teachers
  • Noise pollution hearing against city government postponed
  • Extradition agreement could be amended
  • Low wages for Police, drastic reform needed
  • Revamped batteries being sold as new
  • Slovenia asks for extradition
  • United States Consulate briefing in Punta Cana
  • Danny fades while Erika develops
  • DR defeats Argentina in Volleyball World Cup
Monday, 24 August 2015
  • Electricity Pact talks start today
  • National Theater renovations to start in December
  • 12% wage increase for tourism sector
  • Hayco sets up shop in Santo Domingo, could lure others to follow
  • Minou Tavarez Mirabal launches new political movement
  • Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater noise pollution hearing today
  • DR lags behind in renewable energy generation
  • Blackouts and brownouts in Las Terrenas
  • Extradition of drug dealers to US unlikely in the future
  • Police agents accused of killing, contracted car theft
  • Luguelin Santos in 400 meters semi-final
  • DR loses to Russia, but defeats Kenya in Volleyball World Cup
  • DR plays at the Tuto Marchand cup in Puerto Rico
  • Michelin star chef Maria Marte to cook for Dominicans
  • Danny to bring rains, but not enough
Thursday, 20 August 2015
  • DR1 takes August Friday holidays
  • Energy and Mines says company can't operate Falcondo
  • JAD sees lack of responsibility by not importing food
  • Operations to round up illegals continue
  • JCE violates law in case of Council members
  • CAASD announces deficit of 85,000,000 gallons in Greater Santo Domingo
  • Andres Mateo: OAS General Assembly should apologize for DR invasion
  • Miguel Pimentel Kareh investigated in Banco de Peravia case
  • A lesson for all: A good walk spoiled
  • DR U23 volleyball team wins bronze in FIVB championship
  • Keeping an eye on TS Danny
  • Paul Seaquist brings world-class ballet to Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
  • Danilo Medina to be proclaimed candidate
  • Apologies for American invasion
  • Eclac: Dominican exports drop 16.3%
  • One-stop shop used to present US$2.5 billion in investments
  • Osmar Benitez criticizes resolution affects wood farms
  • Check for traffic infractions
  • Scandalous salaries for little or no work
  • Former President Uruguayan: Haiti uses poverty as shield
  • Anti-corruption organization to carry out investigation
  • Body of Dominican woman found in Holland
  • Drugs confiscated at Punta Cana airport
  • Infamous drug dealer returns
  • Danny to become first hurricane in the Caribbean
  • Comedy-tribute at Blue Mall
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
  • Medina meets with global electoral officers
  • Teachers moving from private to public schools
  • Tourism doing well
  • Dominican airline makes first flight
  • Prizes to be issued for timely reporting of diseases
  • Cane workers still waiting for documents
  • Deportations continue
  • Still waiting to hear who the candidates are
  • Glencore sells 85% stake in Falcondo
  • Police arrest drug dealer
  • Amazing find in amber
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa booked for concert
Monday, 17 August 2015
  • Back to school
  • Government resumes deportation of illegal aliens
  • Fishermen rescued at sea thanks to call to 911
  • First court conviction for environmental contamination
  • Luis Almagro of OAS coming for A-WEB meeting
  • Acento now on TV
  • AES Dominicana LNG launches shipping line
  • Two French pilots sentenced to 20 years in jail
  • NBA's Basketball Without Borders in Santo Domingo
  • Estrella seeks wild card to play in Olympics
  • Visual Arts Biennial open in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 13 August 2015
  • DR1 takes August Friday holidays
  • Resistance seen in Police and Congress to police reform
  • Environment suspends extraction of material from rivers
  • Haitian authorities meet with Dominican truckers
  • AMET and OTTT agree on plans to reduce accidents
  • Free Zones exported US $5.22 billion in 2014
  • AIRD expresses concern over the appointment of Nanita Espanol in Bandex
  • Police fired for alleged airport passenger road robbery
  • Tropical wave and low pressure will cause showers
  • Investment forum to promote Puerto Plata
  • Ozama Fort Jazz Festival
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
  • President Medina congratulates free zone manufacturers
  • Gravel extraction suspended, food prices up for drought
  • Mock plane crash successful at Las Americas
  • Cuello urges media to focus on real Haitian problems not symptoms
  • Confusion as to how many cane workers there are
  • Inflation under control
  • School calendar issued
  • Nearly half of the workers earn less than RD$10,000 a month
  • Felix Bautista case drags on
  • Tono Lena's son goes to jail
  • Drug arrests
  • Explosion of color at the Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
  • Elderly to be taken off the streets
  • Poor quality goods being sold
  • Warning about diabetes
  • Second metro line service interrupted
  • Haitians still returning voluntarily
  • Mayor De Blasio booed in NY by Dominicans
  • New Police Chief visits Supreme Court head
  • Police says new patrols are working well
  • Hand sanitizing gel leading to robberies
  • Airplane accident simulation at Las Americas
  • Ricardo Arjona at the Palacio de los Deportes
  • Adal Ramones at the National Theater
Monday, 10 August 2015
  • Juncalito-Janico road now paved
  • Back to school on Monday, 17 August
  • Ministry of Public Health tackles road accidents
  • Andres Navarro meets Ban Ki-Moon in NY
  • Government awaits Barrick Gold transaction notification
  • Nanita Espanol to Bandex
  • Changes in Cuba are good for DR
  • Educating for breastfeeding
  • Canine unit to control Santo Domingo Metro
  • Biometric identification at airports
  • To deport or not to deport
  • Focus on Ferdinando Lamarche in allegations of Oisoe corruption
  • Alejandro Fernandez at Altos de Chavon
Thursday, 06 August 2015
  • DR1 takes August Friday holidays
  • Medina launches competitiveness initiative
  • Lizardo and Martinez deliver the new Constitution copy to President Medinas
  • Ministry says commerce grows by 6.5% in first quarter
  • Construction wages increased 15.5%
  • Incidence of malaria falls 77.7% over last 10 years
  • Truckers block access to Haiti
  • Extreme scarcity of water in the East
  • ANJE calls for change in rental laws
  • EGE Haina receives wind generators for Larimar project
  • US Consulate shuts down on 7 and 10 August
  • DR asks Haiti to find assailants of Army post
  • Police kill two who assaulted taxi driver
  • Ozama Fort Jazz Festival
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
  • President Danilo Medina inaugurates schools
  • New appointees sworn in
  • More police and military on the streets
  • New appointments reward alliance
  • Regularization cards should all be issued in two weeks
  • William Medina Ferreras birth certificate annulled
  • Asisa poll shows Salcedo leads in Santo Domingo
  • Illegal lottery outlets need control
  • Army post attacked on the border
  • Plane makes emergency landing
  • Need to declare assets
  • Dam now reaching crisis levels
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
  • Nelson Peguero Paredes is new chief of Police
  • President Medina opens new schools
  • Busy month for 911
  • Haitian authorities not allowing Haitians to return
  • Freight service to Haiti suspended
  • Leonel Fernandez speaks out
  • Dominican exports to United States
  • Investigations begin of government employees
  • Hospital rebuilding to be audited
  • Fire in El Seibo jail
  • Three more road fatalities
  • Emmanuel at Nuryn Sanlley Theater
Monday, 03 August 2015
  • New App for the Presidency
  • Drought is bad news for rice farmers
  • Highway safety report shows less accidents
  • You're being watched
  • Robbers steal 19 car keys from valet parking
  • Colombians arrested for smuggling cash
  • Police identify possible Banco Popular thieves
  • Nick Jonas to the Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
Thursday, 30 July 2015
  • DR1 takes August Friday holidays
  • ECLAC forecasts above average growth for DR in 2015
  • Government and business prepared to expand overseas markets
  • OAS reports and DR rejects
  • Dominican Republic tells OAS there is no conflict
  • Conep says OAS recommendations not related to report
  • Water is now in a crisis situation in Santo Domingo
  • Rafaela lays eggs, again
  • Gender experts meet in Santo Domingo
  • La Vega celebrates XX Expo Vega Real
  • National Biennial of the Visual Arts works announced
  • Fausto Rey at Lucia 203
  • Aquiles & Gerald: "Nada serio"
  • Dance the night away
  • Vicente Garcia at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Pagliacci at the National Theater
  • Belanova at Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates school
  • Rodriguez Marchena: The truth will prevail
  • Sugar cane cutters protest at Embassy of Haiti
  • Government urged to take care over deportations
  • President Medina urged to clarify Odebrecht contract
  • Water crisis deepens
  • Vaccines on the way
  • Tuition increases justified
  • Good growth but still lagging behind in social indicators
  • Three months pre-trial jail for abuse to 68-year old man
  • Al Horford will not play for DR
  • Cabaret-Circus at Bellas Artes
  • Pagliacci at the National Theater
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
  • CEBQ: Dominicans creating jobs in Haiti
  • Wells to be reopened in Santo Domingo
  • Panama learns from DR schools
  • Haitians still crossing the border into the Dominican Republic
  • Political agreement to stand
  • Crime down in Santiago
  • Dominican journalist commits suicide
  • More traffic fatalities
  • Major money laundering network cracked
  • Head of Anti Drug Squad is murdered
  • Pan Am medal-winning Police agents get promotions
  • Maria del Mar at Casa de Teatro
Monday, 27 July 2015
  • Haitians slow in picking up their residence cards
  • Explaining migratory policy to academia
  • Daniel Supplice calls for change in Haiti
  • Pedro Martinez inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Pedro Martinez responds to Colin Cowherd
  • Three die in Santiago plane crash
  • Seven die in Sosua-Cabarete car crash
  • Aumi Guerra: silver in bowling
  • DR gets bronze in Pan Am women's volleyball
  • DR gets another silver in karate in Toronto 2015
  • DR gives US tough time in men's basketball
  • DR is 13th in Toronto 2015
Friday, 24 July 2015
  • Rosario: Legalization Plan costs RD$3 billion
  • Almagro gets report, is thinking of next step
  • Haitian governments eyes DR as its scapegoat
  • Haitian pastors deny violence against Haitians in DR
  • Fenatrano boss clogs up Av. 27 de Febrero in his call for party recognition
  • City government negligent about the Malecon
  • What the DR has to learn from Singapore
  • Zero Impunity and PRM on Odebrecht contract
  • Police chief calls for justice to act to fight crime
  • RD$500,000 stolen in bank robbery
  • Very hot weekend forecast
  • Dominican women lose to US in volleyball
  • DR wins gold in karate in Toronto 2015
  • Luguelin Santos wins gold in Toronto 2015
  • Pedro Martinez's day at the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Maridalia Hernandez at Galeria 360
  • Las Vegas' Chippendales at Coco Bongo in Punta Cana
Thursday, 23 July 2015
  • Medina opens regional fair
  • Haitian ambassador thanks Dominicans for treatment of Haitians
  • Haiti punishes ambassador for telling truth
  • Abel Martinez: true executor of Haitians is the Haitian government
  • Agriculture fights whiteflies
  • Public Health announces 56 cases of malaria in recent weeks
  • Government explains migratory policies in Nicaragua
  • PLD completes congressional leadership
  • District Attorney of DN worries over late declarations
  • Spain accepts extradition of Nepomuceno request by DR
  • Police say they are investigating TV host in fraud case
  • Jazz at Casa de Teatro
  • Disenchanted at the Blue Mall
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
  • New nursery school in San Juan de la Maguana
  • First Lady awards pediatricians
  • Congress passes Bankruptcy Bill
  • Superior Education and UASD debate who will test medical graduates
  • City government orders a stop to Moneo project for San Francisco Ruins
  • Water shortage continues
  • State university was hacked
  • Dominguez Brito rejects gun law
  • Fiscal crisis looming
  • Luis Lacalle: Luis Almagro's statement was a blunder
  • Haitian ambassador Daniel Supplice withdrawn
  • Public Health controls malaria cases in Bavaro
  • US$2 billion to be invested in border projects
  • Husband of television presenter sent to jail
  • Drug arrests on the border
  • DR wins silver in fencing at Pan Am Games
  • DR to play Germany in Davis Cup
  • Tribute to Juan Lockward in Puerto Plata
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
  • Navarro calls for Haitians to stop spreading lies
  • Government and business to hire PR firm
  • US ambassador in Haiti disputes "humanitarian crisis"
  • Dajabon market in trouble
  • Streets blocked in Santiago
  • Road closures in Santo Domingo
  • Support for new medical examination
  • Over 400,000 students in higher education
  • Confusion as to how many jobs there are
  • Italian embassy may reopen
  • Complaints of domestic violence are rising
  • Dominicans arrested in Bahamas
  • French pedophile arrested
  • DR women's volleyball passes to semifinals
  • Boxers in Pan Am Games assured medals
  • Fernando Villalona at Hard Rock Cafe
Monday, 20 July 2015
  • DR cancels meeting with OAS regarding migratory policy
  • Almagro insists on mediating
  • Navarro to meet with Latin American ambassadors in NY
  • Rosario: Stateless attacks are a smokescreen
  • 975 deaths attributed to traffic accidents so far this year
  • Abinader: an "irresponsible debt" red alert
  • PLD chooses Medina as presidential candidates
  • Domingo Contreras campaigns for the city nomination
  • Dario Gasolina arrested by DNCD
  • Victor Estrella takes DR to Davis Cup playoffs
  • DR wins silver in taekwondo in Pan Am Games
  • DR defeats Argentina in women's volleyball at Pan Am Games
Friday, 17 July 2015
  • Medina is No. 1 in Mitofsky heads of state ranking
  • Navarro conditions return to talks with Haiti
  • Eduardo Selman: Almagro is biased
  • That's Dominican: Are Dominicans racists?
  • Electoral bodies to meet in DR
  • Government to start requiring liquor licenses
  • Women's ONG urges legislators to ignore Church extremism
  • 17 penalized for hoax calls to 911
  • Eduardo Jorge Prats: Constitution does not ban gay marriages
  • One year pre-trial custody in STI money theft case
  • Plea deal with man made millions selling expired medicine
  • Brugal's US$1,500 bottle of premium rum
  • DR defeats Canada in first win in Pan Am volleyball
  • Sergio Pinero wins silver in shooting
  • Victor Estrella plays for DR Davis Cup Team at La Bocha
  • Toc Toc at the Sala Ravelo
  • Nicole Santiago sings jazz at Billini Hotel
Thursday, 16 July 2015
  • DR has more than 400,000 businesses
  • Hoteliers look for solutions to seaweed invasions
  • Business weighs impact of Cuba opening on DR
  • Cigar exports: US$650 million in 2015
  • Honey production will be promoted in the country
  • Taiwan donates US$1.4 million for IT center
  • Bringing back the Yaque del Norte River
  • Puerto Plata: Time for the Atlantic Highway
  • Lawyer calls telephone clause abusive
  • Luis Almagro of OAS opposes return of Haitians
  • OAS inquiry findings could be ready in the next few weeks
  • How do Dominicans treat Haitians?
  • 88 of 100 Dominicans back foreigner legalization plan
  • Haiti genocide forecast: fantasy by the American press
  • Dominicans say crime touches home
  • Colombian suspect of Piantini crime
  • Strike lifted in Higuey
  • Dominican military learning creole
  • Court opens case of family dispute over Bermudez shares
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
  • Sterile flies to be released
  • Bill that creates exam to practice medicine criticized by universities
  • Sexual health bill makes little progress
  • Pregnancies cost more than prevention
  • Residency cards to be issued
  • More criticism of San Francisco Ruins recreation
  • Sugar cane workers ask for refund
  • Campos de Moya: Haiti needs to document its citizens
  • Haiti: a factory of stateless people
  • Are NGOs cashing in on Haiti?
  • Who are the most corrupt in the DR?
  • Dominicans say corruption is serious problem
  • Contreras denounces unfair competition from Salcedo
  • Wesolowski is still "Monsignor" for the Roman Catholic Church
  • Haitian carries heart of another in bag
  • One injured in Higuey strike
  • Airport theft may be part of a network
  • Video captures robbery in Piantini
  • Farm animals cannot be sold
  • Dry weather threatens rice crop
  • Yamilet Pena earns silver in Pan Am Games
  • Carrefour celebrates Rum and Cigars Festival
  • Alejandro Fernandez booked for Altos de Chavon
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
  • Taiwanese President receives order of merit
  • President of Taiwan visits National Congress
  • President Medina hopes OEA will speak the truth
  • Haitian President pressures DR to accept their repatriation terms
  • Legalized Haitians leaving the countryside for the cities
  • Haitians allowing some produce in
  • Haitian government not issuing birth certificates for births in DR
  • Cultural Heritage alerts San Francisco Ruins could collapse with renovation
  • Most Dominicans understand money flowed to amend the Constitution
  • Sectorial approval rates of Medina administration
  • Newlink poll shows a Danilo Medina win
  • Two-day strike in Higuey
  • Millions missing again from Santiago airport depot
  • Drugs found in abandoned jeep
  • Haul of a hundred kilos of cocaine
  • Hit man killed
  • Fernando Villalona at Hard Rock
  • Maridalia Hernandez at Galeria 360
Monday, 13 July 2015
  • President of Taiwan visits
  • OAS mission came and left for Haiti
  • Fernandez calls Johns Hopkins report biased, prejudiced and threatening
  • Moving towards legal identity for Haitians
  • 14 new patrol stops at Samana toll road
  • Gallup Poll: three main concerns of Dominicans
  • Gallup presidential vote count: Medina 62.5%, Abinader 17.4%
  • Former papal nuncio Wesolowski claims illness, trial postponed
  • Former governor of Santiago assaulted
  • Painter Ramon Oviedo dies at the age of 91
  • DR wins gold in weightlifting in Pan Am Games
  • Benny & The Cupids at Lulu Tasting Bar
Friday, 10 July 2015
  • Tenders for oil explorations in DR
  • Mayor of Santo Domingo East urges passing of solid waste bill
  • Juan Daniel Balcacer suspects OAS mission is one-sided
  • Dominican ambassador corrects Boston Globe
  • Civil society groups recognize migratory regularization effort
  • Parents of Ana Maria Belique used IDs of Dominicans to register her
  • Unesco could take months to approve San Francisco Ruins proposal
  • AmChamDR supports DR becoming Caribbean Logistics Center
  • Renewable energy could provide 85% of DR needs
  • Judge orders return of airplane to Venezuelan fugitive of justice
  • Antique cars exhibition at Galeria 360
  • Frank Reyes at Sambil on 18 July 2015
Thursday, 09 July 2015
  • JCE set to automate voting
  • Sisalril urges solution to ENT-ARS impasse
  • Heated session of OAS council re DR and Haiti
  • Verges: In Haiti 70% do not have ID papers
  • Mobile units normalizes status of farm workers
  • Noise levels violate rules at Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
  • Conflict over San Francisco ruins
  • Winner of contract to renovate the San Francisco Ruins sued by Spanish government
  • UNIBE rector calls for educational reforms
  • Open sky garbage dumps are near water sources
  • ENT specialists and ecologist reject special noise zones
  • Popular's ProExporta lends RD$9.3 billion
Wednesday, 08 July 2015
  • DR1 back up after hacker attack
  • Government crackdown on spending
  • National Police launches Forum on Police Reform
  • Senate to set up special committee
  • Chamber of Deputies approves national test for MDs
  • Deputies agree on loan for generators
  • Farm specialist lost in Saona rescued
  • Few PLD candidates in next elections?
  • Threat to boycott bi-national market
  • US Embassy reopens
  • One of the stories rarely told abroad
  • Vatican case against Wesolowski to be heard 11 July
  • Appeal in August for killers of Colombian seven
  • Why was Blas Olivo murdered?
  • Edmundo Poy announces Edanco 2015
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
  • MITUR defends renovation at San Francisco Ruins
  • Good results in the Standardized Tests
  • PNRE issued residence cards issued
  • Numbers leaving country voluntarily still increasing
  • Presidency website rejects New York Times article
  • Eduardo Garcia Michel: set a welcome mat for skilled workers
  • Cement production to rise
  • Bring back the music
  • United States embassy closed
  • More people change party
  • Senator seats now up for grabs
  • Police officer recognized for saving a 3-year old
  • Interpol obtains extradition of 57 foreigners sought for crimes
  • German suspect of murdering his partner
  • Hot weather to continue
Monday, 06 July 2015
  • Back to school on 17 August
  • First technical protocol for mining supervision to be implemented
  • Automating the vote in 2016
  • Talks ongoing to rescind the Samana highway contract
  • AMET imposes speed controls on Samana toll road
  • President Medina's daughter graduates in medicine
  • Lower grade average for university studies for Santiago students
  • Gustavo Montalvo accuses PM Haiti of spreading falsehoods
  • Haitian ambassador in DR says Haiti failed its nationals
  • Miss Haiti defends DR from smear campaign
  • Andres Navarro meets Cardinal Pietro Parolin at the Vatican
  • Voluntary return period could be extended
  • Smokescreen seeks to hide holding on to power in Haiti
  • City streets or markets
  • Corroded gym is part of park that cost millions
  • Take down the wall: build parking lots for buses
  • Time to eat lobster, give conch a break
  • Grandson of Johnny Ventura signed with Cleveland
Friday, 03 July 2015
  • 31,275 Haitians leave voluntarily
  • Canadian diplomat says DR is putting its house in order
  • New York Times Magazine publishes piece that blasts DR
  • Caution and courtesy to OAS inspectors
  • Historians appeal for OAS to ask for pardon for military intervention
  • Icomos protests new construction proposed for San Francisco Ruins
  • Bosch wouldn't have approved of so many public places in his honor
  • Three political alliance proposals
  • Yellow alert for increased government borrowing
  • Blackouts at the Metro
  • Alert to taxing flour and printing inputs
  • The new baseball millionaires
  • DR makes finals in Men's World Softball Championship
  • Internet Society hosts regional meeting in Santo Domingo
  • Greatest Merengue Hits of the 1980s and 90s at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Expo Taiwan 2015
Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • New cedula now mandatory at banks
  • DR reacts to Human Rights Watch report
  • No evidence, but lots of Human Rights Watch accusations
  • Haitian immigrants with AIDS cost RD$60 million
  • Flavio Dario Espinal calls for repositioning DR
  • Groups ask CDEEE to stop tenders for coal for generators
  • Brazilian authorities are given the power to proceed with a complaint against Odebrecht
  • Dominicans increasing use of credit cards
  • Electricity blackouts affected operations at Las Americas Airport
  • Monopoly on transport causes 40% price difference
  • Natural gas for vehicles no longer very popular
  • Fires in Bahoruco almost extinguished
  • Theft of cell phones on the rise along with violence
  • Victor Estrella in good match against Wawrinka
  • Toc Toc at the Sala Ravelo
  • Rock Sinfonico at the Nuryn Sanlley amphitheater
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • President Medina gives awards to teachers
  • Second phase of Santo Domingo bypass open to traffic
  • Navarro states position on immigration
  • OAS to send mission to observe regularization
  • Sugar cane workers get residency
  • Money for superstar show, but not for documents
  • Change to Standardized Tests is on the cards
  • One million people haven't renewed their ID
  • Codia calls for review of Samana road
  • Rabies on the increase
  • APAP social program donations
  • Mayoral candidates ask for fairness in selection procedure
  • Felix Bautista decision to be delayed
  • Fernando Villalona at Hard Rock
  • Andres Cepeda at Nuryn Sanlley amphitheater
  • Bachata at Sambil
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
  • Most children have been vaccinated
  • Over half of Haitian agricultural workers have registered
  • Over 25,000 migrants have left
  • DR is doing for Haiti what Haiti has never done for itself
  • Deportations to start on Thursday
  • Conep backs foreigner regularization
  • Haitians destroy Dominican goods purchased by vendors
  • President of Taiwan to visit
  • University can pay lecturers
  • Ministry of Environment stops mining of aggregates
  • PLD Political Committee meets
  • Case against Senator Felix Bautista may be reopened
  • Trying to prevent cell phone theft
  • Brugal owners lose money
  • Victor Estrella wins his first Wimbledon match
  • 350 on Toronto Pan Am Games team
Monday, 29 June 2015
  • President Medina visits Samana
  • Government invests in wind farms
  • DR contracts futures to ensure US$65 oil price
  • Medina says reality is very different from media smear campaign
  • JCE legitimizes errors of the past
  • Charles Rangel criticizes De Blasio for blasting Dominican migratory plan
  • Haitians continue voluntary return
  • Haiti stops its people from shopping on DR market day
  • Senators say DR should appeal to WTO concerning trade disputes with Haiti
  • Government invests in wind farms
  • New Ocoa mountain road to be completed by December
  • DR contracts futures to ensure US$65 oil price
  • Juan Jimenez Coll: More work to be done to create LGBT rights awareness
  • Another crash on Samana-Santo Domingo expressway
  • USA and Cuba win Beach Volleyball in Punta Cana
  • Raulin Rodriguez and bachata at Jet Set
Friday, 26 June 2015
  • President Medina travels to Guatemala
  • Rosario Marquez announces automating of voting
  • Regulating Puerto Plata's moto-taxis
  • Second stretch of Santo Domingo bypass ready
  • Government taxes much higher in DR than Central America
  • Free moves for Haitian voluntary returns
  • Caricom pressures DR to reduce their own Haitian migration
  • Where are the concentration camps?
  • Flavio Dario Espinal calls for more balanced press
  • PLD Political Committee meeting could be on Monday
  • PRSC says government contracts were used to buy re-election votes
  • Phone thefts: nightmare in DR
  • Karl Towns chosen in NBA first draft pick
  • Boleros at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Los Guloyas at Centro Leon
  • Museums to stay open late on Saturday
Thursday, 25 June 2015
  • Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia meets Pope Francisco
  • Drones to patrol national parks
  • DR government responds to international allegations of racism
  • Haiti denies ban on Dominican products over repatriations
  • Senate approved loan for coal-fired plants
  • Fingerprint scanners to be used to fight crime
  • National Business Council warns 2016 elections might be illegitimate
  • DGA seeks to eliminate bureaucracy to speed up commerce
  • DA requests prison for bank fraud
  • Former operations chief of DNCD gets deal
  • Food festival at the Hotel Embajador
  • Jarabacoa's Festival de las Flores this weekend
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
  • President Medina to travel to Guatemala
  • President Medina inaugurates schools and a daycare center
  • Bahia de las Aguilas case is postponed
  • Deportations of undocumented migrants have not started
  • Government to produce a communications plan
  • Haiti to ban Dominican produce
  • Panic among poultry and egg producers
  • Big money for PLD, PRD and PRSC
  • Polls can't decide who will win between Medina and Abinader
  • Uber is looking for Dominican representative
  • Luis Jose Bonilla re-elected to head Santiago free zones
  • Chinese princess statue salvaged in Barahona
  • Dominican named media planning director for Clinton campaign
  • DNCD official jailed in the US
  • More provinces on green alert
  • Support for Puerto Plata
  • DR matches Jamaica & St. Lucia for Olympics slot in football
  • FedCup BNP Paribas tennis at the Parque del Este
  • Ivy League alumni meet in Santo Domingo
  • Nadal Walcott drawings at the Centro Leon
  • Latin American classics performed by Samuel Esteban
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
  • President Medina receives Brazilian Foreign Minister
  • Expensive health treatments to be provided
  • Course on exporting to the UK
  • Jarabacoa farmers say they are going bankrupt
  • Dominican Ambassador to the US criticizes New York City mayor
  • Odebrecht corruption inquiry won't affect Dominican Republic
  • More arrests in Peravia Bank case
  • Half of Dominicans repatriated for drug offenses
  • Major drug haul in Barahona
  • Foreigners arrested in case of murdered German
  • Dominicans overweight
  • Pedro Martinez' number 45 shirt to be retired
  • More rains forecast
  • Fernando Madera and his guitar at Nader Teatro Bar
  • Jowell and Randy at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Disenchanted back at the Blue Mall
  • Diego Mena Concert in Punta Cana
Monday, 22 June 2015
  • Free transport for foreigners with irregular status
  • Government should only employ legal residents
  • Final preparations for National Human Rights Plan 2015-2020
  • New ID card centers in the US
  • DR government wins appeal against Sun Land
  • Major expansion for Los Mina Power Plant
  • Colombian arrested stealing from ATM
  • Two drug mules arrested at Las Americas Airport
  • DR women's volleyball team loses to USA in PanAm Cup finals
  • Arlenis Sosa weds pro basketball player
  • Wason Brazoban and Sergio Vargas at Neptuno's
  • Nick Jonas to the Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
Friday, 19 June 2015
  • Presidency announces plan for Bahia de las Aguilas
  • OIM rep praises large number registered for legalization plan
  • IOM calls for extension of plan
  • Abinader says country needs change not re-election
  • DR has third largest gold-producing mine
  • RD$495 million in loans for border companies
  • Why full auto insurance is so important here
  • Rock Sinfonico at the Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
  • Milly Quezada at Santo Domingo Barcelo
  • Car racing at Sunix Autodrome
  • Francisco Centeno ballet at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Thursday, 18 June 2015
  • Danilo's speech hints at new term
  • Flavio Dario Espinal: big changes in Dominican political scene
  • CDEEE begins tender for energy, coal and services
  • JCE has issued cedulas to 154,000 Dominicans overseas
  • Foreign Minister meets Minustah chief
  • Migration Agency Action Plan for undocumented foreigners
  • Interior and Police Ministry urges foreigners to carry documents
  • First phase of foreigner legalization plan comes to an end
  • NGOs show up to support undocumented migrants
  • Fondomicro approves new legislation on company classifications
  • Health Ministry confirms three cholera cases in La Vega jail
  • Veragua River, an ecological disaster
  • Energy drinks increase hypertension in young people
  • Licey and Escogido to open 2015 Baseball Championship
  • Santiago Cruz from Colombia to perform in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
  • President Medina meets General Electric executives
  • Dominican Republic to host OAS
  • Second line of the Metro will be ready next year
  • New Institute for Dominicans Abroad is approved
  • DR migration legalization plan: the most generous in the Americas
  • Ambassador Jose Tomas Perez meets US legislators
  • "Forces at work" to disrupt Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • National Standardized Tests go well
  • Accolades for DR from World Bank
  • New minimum wage salaries go into effect
  • Canned Coca Cola to be manufactured here
  • Cholera and dengue up
  • Need to cut road traffic accidents in Latin America
  • Attorney General pledges support in Wesolowski case
  • Almonte Rodriguez planned to order killing of investigators
  • DR advances to semis at the Pan Am Volleyball Cup
  • Al Horford and Karl Towns could be on DR basketball team
  • Comedy and songs at Galeria 360
  • Comedy at Teatro Cibao
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates school
  • More loans to build coal-fired plants
  • President Medina to address the nation
  • Miguel Vargas gives up presidential aspirations
  • New boost for exporters
  • DR at Regional Caribbean Growth Forum
  • Haitians returning to Haiti voluntarily
  • Getting ready for deportations
  • Tear gas fired on Haitians
  • Dominican woman arrested with drugs
  • Cholera in La Vega jail
  • Delay on issuing Passports and visas at the US embassy
  • Accused contract killer buried yesterday
  • Caribbean Baseball Series 2016 to Santo Domingo
  • Peter Pan at the National Theater
  • Greatest Merengue Hits of the 1980s and 90s at Hard Rock Cafe
Monday, 15 June 2015
  • Andres Navarro meets Spanish foreign minister
  • President Medina can now run for re-election
  • Miguel Vargas of the PRD to explain his position
  • Abinader proposes new job-creation machine
  • Public Works orders removal of political propaganda
  • Citizen Participation criticizes Constitution change
  • Haitians protest their government's inaction
  • Lime shortage explained
  • Agora Mall's tree of hope
  • AMET says bus driver caused the Samana accident
  • Wesolowski hearing set for 11 July
  • Dominican Movie Festival in New York
  • Greatest Merengue Hits of the 1980s and 90s at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Moenia at Hard Rock
Friday, 12 June 2015
  • Legislators meet to re-instate re-election
  • Puerto Plata highway expansion has begun
  • DR could host EU-CELAC meeting in 2016
  • Make the most of the one-stop shop
  • Andres Navarro meets Michel Martelly in Brussels
  • ID cards for foreigners who registered to legalize their status
  • Big savings at Ministry of Energy and Mines
  • Talks continue with the London Stock Exchange
  • Luis Abinader event on Sunday
  • Free Trade with Cuba Act goes to US Congress again
  • Dominican could help reduce hospital infections
  • 12 Calles publishes book on English defeat by crabs
  • Woman smuggling 12 guns arrested at Santiago airport
  • Tragic accident on Samana highway
  • Violetta to perform in Santo Domingo
  • Disenchanted at the Blue Mall
  • Survivor DR this weekend
  • Luis Fonsi coming to Santo Domingo
Thursday, 11 June 2015
  • Phase 2 of Santo Domingo Beltway almost ready
  • DR commended for having largest stand in London
  • Shutdown of wells will affect water service
  • With delays in other areas, Santiago removes signs
  • Haitians complain of slow processing
  • Once again, swine flu
  • More Constitutional changes announced
  • Alfredo Pacheco leaves PRD
  • PLD and PRD say there is no stalemate in talks
  • Working for Dominican rum brand
  • Mining policies under new assessment
  • Expo Mango starts today
  • Tego Calderon to perform at Hard Rock Cafe
  • NBA Finals Viewing Party at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Rock Sinfonico at the Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
  • President Medina stops at sweet shop
  • New Constitution to be read on Saturday
  • Luis Abinader calls re-election bid a public auction
  • Guillermo Moreno calls for unity to oust the PLD
  • What is re-election costing the Dominican Republic?
  • Incongruence in government
  • Milk production down
  • Over four million hoax calls to 911 in a year
  • Dengue case numbers down but deaths increase
  • Collapsed bank head's wife and daughter to be arrested
  • Town steals airport electricity
  • US citizens extradited and repatriated
  • Arrest of fugitive in attempted jailbreak
  • Weather may cool down a little
  • Mexican wins Dominican Republic Open
  • Guitar concert at the Centro Leon
  • Jazz at Casa de Teatro
Tuesday, 09 June 2015
  • CELAC summit in Brussels
  • FAO commends DR for progress in poverty reduction
  • Facelift for El Conde
  • Deportations of illegals to begin
  • Haitian step still main obstacle to legalization
  • Exam dates announced
  • New Constitution could be read on Saturday
  • Disagreement with two new provinces
  • PRD to continue to support re-election
  • Government sued for corruption
  • Ines Aizpun: Circus time
  • More food allergies among the population
  • Doubts about the reasons for Blas Olivo's death
  • Dominican murderer caught having a haircut
  • RD Fashion Week 2015 at Acropolis
  • International Yoga Day celebrated at Botanical Gardens
Monday, 08 June 2015
  • Re-election bid set for Friday, PLD-PRD agreement progresses
  • JCE's Olivares says Rosario is blocking new party recognition
  • Abinader march through city attracts thousands
  • Dominicans promote farm produce in UK
  • 67% of Ministry of Public Health is of retirement age
  • Hospitals not built to resist earthquakes
  • Ministry of Energy and Mines to back small mining ventures
  • Oxford Economics studies movie industry in DR
  • Honey exports growing
  • More on the case of Eduardo Villaman Fadul
  • Enrique Vila-Matas talk at PUCMM
  • Juan Mata to give football clinics
  • Davis Cup tennis in Santo Domingo
  • Chippendales return to DR
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
  • DR1 breaks for Corpus Christi long weekend
  • National Revisory Assembly called to re-instate consecutive re-election
  • Deputy resigns over re-election proposal
  • Luis Abinader rejects constitutional reform
  • Agreement for PRD support reached at last minute
  • Free Zone owners complain about Customs Agency
  • Road deaths to treble
  • Major drug gang bust
  • Northwest hospital strike is over
  • Police says it has solved the case of murdered journalist
  • Badminton Cup in Santo Domingo
  • Dominican Week in London
  • Barbarella electro-pop music tour
  • Cultura Profetica at the Marinita de Sansouci
  • Rock Sinfonico at the Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
  • Constitution change will go through
  • Presidential candidate to talk to the nation
  • Free Zones grow 6.2% in jobs
  • New bypass to open at end of June
  • Over a million vehicles a day in the National District
  • Bauxite company shut down
  • Improvements to the 911 system
  • US wants to set up preclearance in Dominican airports
  • DR works with US for cargo expediting
  • David Jessop: Grouping, not integration is working for the Caribbean
  • Second robbery at the airport
  • Violent crime is down
  • Interpol raids across the Americas
  • Still more rain to come
  • Guggenheim promotes the art of Raul Recio and Rita Indiana
  • Violetta to perform in Santo Domingo
Monday, 01 June 2015
  • Medina to Brussels for EU-CELAC Summit
  • Navarro promotes new institute for Dominican diaspora
  • Voters pleased with government of Medina
  • Penn, Shoen poll: Crime and violence are big concerns
  • 500,000 cancer cases
  • Non-mining Dominican exports drop 20%
  • Viva offers roaming free charges
  • Monetary authorities prepare claim against Banco Peravia execs
  • Vincho Castillo announces FNP break from PLD
  • Police agents get RD$50,000 for turning down bribe
  • More on the case of Villaman Fadul
  • Palacio del Cine weekday specials
  • Seattle Mariners move Venezuelan prospects to DR academy
  • Barbarella electro-pop music tour
  • Aisha Syed goes on national tour
  • Dominican Republic Fashion Week at Acropolis
  • Survivor DR 13-14 June 2015
Friday, 29 May 2015
  • Medina and Fernandez agreements
  • Felix Bautista convinces Fernandez to support re-election bid
  • Sonia Mateo of Dajabon supports re-election to stay in Congress
  • International Organization for Migration director visits
  • Strike at public hospitals
  • Breastfeeding bill seeks to increase practice
  • Dominican bishops meet Pope Francis at the Vatican
  • Zika Virus alert for Caribbean
  • Minister's nephew to AMET agent: "You don't know who I am"
  • Big shopping weekend
  • Lucia 203 presents an evening of bachata
  • Dominican music at Gran Teatro del Cibao
  • Fernando Echavarria at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Anthony Rios at Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Son on the steps of Calle El Conde
  • Eurocine Film Festival starts in June
Thursday, 28 May 2015
  • Constitutional reform rolls along
  • Poll shows favorability drops for PLD, improves for PRM
  • Only 0.5% declares property tax
  • ECLAC calls for diversity, less vulnerability and dependence on foreign investment
  • DR and Haiti talks continue in Santo Domingo
  • Dominican exports to Europe are on an upswing
  • Apps help to prepare for Standardized National Tests
  • Medical College calls 48-hour strike
  • Police Chief calls for supervision of Internet access
  • Ramon Almanzar dies of heart attack
  • Dominican is winner of Best Chef Award in Spain
  • Good news, maybe: NOAA forecasts a less active hurricane season
  • Dominicans who climbed Mt. Everest to tell their story
  • Michael Merlino at Agora Mall
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
  • Civil Registry audit is completed
  • Costa Rica and DR sign cooperation agreements
  • New extradition treaty with Mexico
  • Dario Contreras hospital construction errors
  • Las Americas tunnel to close
  • Senate gives first green light to re-election change
  • Legislators visit Fernandez at Funglode
  • No need for a re-election referendum
  • PLD crisis "nothing new"
  • Abinader would defeat Fernandez, says Penn, Shoen poll
  • Families of abused children to receive money
  • Major fire in Boca Chica
  • Volvo test flops in Santo Domingo
  • Miss Universe Canada was born in the Dominican Republic
  • On stage performance by artists with special needs
  • National Folkloric Dance shows at Bellas Artes
  • Hasta el abismo at Casa de Teatro
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
  • Fernandez: make the Constitution hard to change
  • Reactions to Fernandez's position on presidential re-election
  • Distractions from real national problems
  • Costa Rica-Dominican Republic meeting today
  • Senate to meet this afternoon
  • Expo Mango 2015 announced
  • Bars and drinking establishments closed around the country
  • Queen of Spain makes surprise visit
  • Sugar cane workers ask for residency help
  • Transport unions having a tiff
  • Illegal boat trip organizers arrested
  • Accident leaves one dead and 14 injured
  • Serb arrested
  • Al Horford in controversial ejection
  • JW Marriot Peruvian Food Festival
Monday, 25 May 2015
  • Leonel Fernandez TV talk tonight
  • Investigations continue into Dario Contreras remodeling
  • 30 of 35 PLD political committee members hold senior government posts
  • Proposals for business development on the Haitian border
  • Panama extends work and stay permits
  • Ibero-American judicial ministers meet in Santo Domingo
  • Eurochamber meeting to support small business in the DR
  • Market days at the border with Haiti
  • Holdup at vocational school in Tenares
  • Actor Frank Perozo weds hotelier Dominique Colussi
  • Ari Barshi places second in North American Laser Masters
  • Mike Dawes en Casa de Teatro
  • Jordi Masalles at Lulu Tasting Bar
Friday, 22 May 2015
  • Puerto Rico Secretary of State David Bernier visits
  • DR and Puerto Rico Forum ends successfully
  • Government has become too big
  • Guillermo Moreno protests delays in party recognition
  • Workshop presents domain extinction proposal to deputies
  • Casa del Conductor makes it easy to transfer a vehicle
  • Mother's Days super sales continue
  • Spain arrests man suspected of killing Dominican lawyer
  • US Coast Guard stops illegal boat with 117 on board
  • Welcome rains this weekend
  • Peter Pan is summer play for children
  • Comedy at Sala Ravelo
  • Juan Luis Guerra at Altos de Chavon
  • Comedy at Bellas Artes
Thursday, 21 May 2015
  • 14% increase in minimum wage announced
  • Tunnel connects West-East Santo Domingo for Metro Line 2
  • Tourism Ministry to count people and housing in Colonial City
  • Standard & Poor's improves DR credit rating
  • JCE says deadline for recognizing parties is September
  • DR is first country in climate change awareness project
  • Judge jails 11 drivers accused of kidnapping 50 students
  • Diego El Cigala at the Nuryn Sanlley amphitheater
  • Galeria Lyle O. Reitzel 20th anniversary show
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
  • President inaugurates new school
  • President Medina meets with ex-president of Chile
  • Dominican economy doing well
  • The world has changed, says World Bank report
  • Security cameras for Colonial City
  • Senate committee says yes to re-election
  • Mass legalization would violate Migration Law
  • DNI: DR does more for fighting drugs here than the US
  • Response on overspending on new hospital
  • Bank helping people out of poverty
  • Journalist murdered by organized criminals
  • Head of hit men gang arrested
  • Woman drug mule arrested
  • Body of missing US citizen, Brent Lewis possibly discovered
  • DR and Puerto Rico Business Forum
  • Broadway show at Blue Room
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
  • Authorities deny sabotage and assassination attempt rumors
  • Water levels dangerously low
  • Residency for all who registered with Foreigner Regularization Plan?
  • Time to visit the zoo
  • Accident at the Botanical Gardens
  • Doctors criticize Dario Contreras hospital remodeling
  • Writ issued for Peravia Bank officials
  • Threat of a national strike
  • Senator Felix Bautista to go back to court
  • Dengue cases on the rise
  • Drugs confiscated at Punta Cana airport
  • Sosua student wins chemistry Olympics
  • James Bond hutia discovered on Hispaniola
  • It's going to get hotter and drier
  • El Prodigio in Santiago
  • Sergio Vargas at La Kuora
  • Jazz at Hard Rock Cafe
Monday, 18 May 2015
  • Medina supports Grand Marnier orange exporters
  • National blackout on Saturday night
  • No mass illegal foreigner deportations
  • Government to manage coal-fired plants
  • JF Kennedy overpasses closed at 11pm
  • Proposal for lower wages only for new employees
  • The real numbers of Dominican exports
  • Simple majority or two thirds?
  • Amendments to extradition treaty were cosmetic
  • Wife and lawyer accused of attempted murder of convicted drug trafficker
  • Megastore sales today
  • Life on the Haitian border
  • Jazz at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Zarzuela Cecilia Valdes at National Theater
Friday, 15 May 2015
  • President Medina addresses wealthiest Latin American families
  • President Medina visits "Villa Panty" and offers low cost financing
  • New York consulate to promote real estate ventures in DR
  • TSE confirms Miguel Vargas as candidate for PRD
  • Agroalimentaria closes with record sales
  • Low farm produce prices
  • Extradition encourages drug trafficking
  • Bomb threat causes JetBlue flight to return to Las Americas Airport
  • The Battle of Santo Domingo at Colonial City 4D cinema
  • Noel Schaijris at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Expo Aventurate 2015 at the National Botanical Gardens
  • Bougainvillea talk at city palace
  • Recycling Art at Galeria 360
  • An evening of romantic ballads
  • Divas, Karaoke, Show at Maniqui
  • "Flor de Mayo" at Teatro Guloya
  • Dominicana Bridal Week at the Hotel Embajador
Thursday, 14 May 2015
  • National Budget news bulletin is available online
  • Wage increase stalemate continues
  • Civil Defense launches disaster preparedness campaign
  • Yes, we have no rain
  • Drought causing losses in farming and livestock
  • PUCMM and Banco Popular honor Don Alejandro Grullon
  • TC urges passage of pardon law
  • PLD internal crisis continues; threats issued
  • Fruit juices and nectars now under international standards
  • Haitian groups call for extension of Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • Armada arrests 72 for illegal fishing
  • Fire damages vaccines at Children's Hospital
  • Comedy at the National Theater
  • 50th White Marlin International Fishing Tournament
  • Mother's Day Concert in Punta Cana
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
  • President Medina visits new heart care center
  • People's Pharmacies have more medicines
  • Salaries' committee to meet
  • Andres Navarro: immigration grace period ends 17 June
  • No agreement yet in the PLD
  • Barrick Gold will pay treasury millions
  • Hotel Frances to be rebuilt
  • Health insurance for domestic workers
  • Ban on car washing and watering
  • Trial of Santiago lawyer vs Vice President delayed
  • Metro fire bomber case delayed
  • Money laundering through a church
  • Latin American bishops call for use of social media
  • Wealthy business groups meet for family talks
  • Autopsy says fat embolism syndrome killed young woman
  • Consequential translations
  • Grupo Faena at Ferro Cafe
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
  • No planting on burned land
  • Negative inflation for the month
  • Migration acknowledges delays in overtime payment
  • Who will harvest the new sugar farmlands?
  • Water off for Villa Agricolas sewer repairs
  • Apply for legalization or face deportation on 17 June
  • Senate chooses commission to study re-election proposal
  • Dominican boy meets the Pope
  • Scholarships to study Chinese traditional medicine in Taiwan
  • Good news for consumers, bad for farmers
  • Dominican Week in the United States
  • Owners dispute lands next to San Felipe Fort
  • Dominican water lags behind
  • Homicide rate not as bad as reported
  • Plea not to make abortion legal
  • Frank Jorge Elias reaches settlement with ex-wife
  • Haitian sent to pre-trial custody in triple murder
  • Antonio Carbone denied bail
  • Dominicans arrested trying to reach Puerto Rico
  • Ernesto Nunez Quartet at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Comedy at Teatro Guloya
Monday, 11 May 2015
  • Government financing for sugar cane production
  • Re-election bill advocates are optimistic, opponents say no way
  • Student visa needed for Haitians to study in DR
  • Conep calls for review of Land Use Bill
  • ANJE criticizes Political Parties bill
  • Falcondo says fires affected their land in Loma Miranda
  • New fiber optic installations for Tricom
  • DR self-sufficient in poultry production
  • Overtime payments at Migration under investigation
  • Welcome rains on Sunday, Monday
  • Latin American bishops meet in Santo Domingo
  • Benny & the Cupids at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Latin Music Tours 2015 at Hard Rock Punta Cana
  • Luis Fonsi returns to National Theater in June
Friday, 08 May 2015
  • Almost 200,000 apply to legalize their migratory status
  • Civic groups consulted for Human Rights Plan
  • Soaring payroll at utilities behind rising government subsidies
  • Will the preferential vote be eliminated?
  • Scholarships for youth exchange to Japan
  • Santo Domingo ranked 145th of 148 on IESE Cities in Motion Index
  • Batlle's glaucoma device advances in FDA clinical trials
  • Alfa gets community service for unpatriotic video
  • Arsonists blamed for fire in Loma Miranda
  • Cocaine packed with guandules
  • Prosecutor defines bus incident as a kidnapping
  • Extradited man injured in shootout in Plaza Lama parking lot
  • A-Rod passes Willie Mays on homerun list
  • Dominican Week starts 11 May in Washington, D.C.
  • Javier Vargas & Atre at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Betting on Rock
  • Wason Brazoban at Escenario 360
  • Heat Latin Music Awards at Cap Cana
Thursday, 07 May 2015
  • Final days for National Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • Dominican Republic and Haiti foreign ministers meet in Ecuador
  • Senate approves commercial loan for Ozama River project
  • Ministry says Medfly is 93% eliminated in PC
  • Fuel prices have gone up in last two months
  • Economist criticizes new bond issue
  • Dominican embassy in Washington in Around the World Embassy Tour
  • Colonial City program director responds to Hotel Frances collapse
  • The influence of the political surveys
  • Wrong headline gives hope and then dashes it
  • Margarita Cedeno against reforming 2010 Constitution
  • JCE needs RD$4 billion to stage elections
  • Machinations of the constitutional reform
  • Alianza Pais seeks political recognition
  • Agribusiness fair at Dominican Fiesta
  • #Propulsion by the National Contemporary Dance Company
Wednesday, 06 May 2015
  • Improvements to Santiago dams
  • Women earn more than men in DR
  • Xoom adds BanReservas to its remittance network
  • Dominican Wings takes delivery of its first airline
  • JCE president meets with Treasury Minister
  • Clash in Congress over re-election
  • Government officials accused of bribing legislators
  • Supreme Court judges withdraw
  • Forty-six rescued at sea
  • More savers to get money back from bankrupt Peravia bank
  • Dominican Republic implements controls against money laundering
  • United Kingdom helping the DNCD
  • Forestry arsonists arrested
  • Notorious plastic surgeon loses license to practice
  • International movie festival at Novocentro
Tuesday, 05 May 2015
  • President Danilo Medina visits sugarcane farmers
  • Public buildings to have solar power
  • Fewer than 1,000 people in the country cannot read or write
  • Water distribution in trouble
  • JCE running out of money
  • Explaining the non-renewed identity cards
  • How will Congress vote on Constitutional reform?
  • Forest fires under control
  • Do we have a government?
  • Type-A flu detected in the country
  • Colonial City hotel collapses
  • Conjoined twins die
  • Puerto Rican authorities intercept yola
  • Conatra vehicle depot up in flames
  • Drug arrests
  • Victor Estrella climbs to 46th in ATP Ranking
  • Tribute to Joaquin Sabina
  • Los 3 Temores at the Parque Iberoamericano
Friday, 01 May 2015
  • DR1 breaks for Labor Day holiday
  • Danilo Medina, Man of the Year
  • DR places US$1 billion in sovereign bonds
  • ProIndustria and Statistics Office alliance for better research
  • DR Infant mortality still too high
  • Dominicans can declare children abroad
  • Colombians do not need visas to travel to the DR
  • DR to exhibit at Expo Milano 2015
  • Senate president receives bill to reform Constitution
  • Hipolito tells his followers to work for Abinader
  • Ministry of Environment: forest fires under control
  • Hot spell continues, temps of 40C
  • Cesar Paniagua of Alianza Pais killed in crash with motorcyclist
  • Ambiorix Nepomuceno Rodriguez sought for femicide
  • Carlos, Raul & Sly at Lulu Tasting Bar
  • Michael Merlino at Agora Mall
  • SDQ 10k set for 10 May 2015
  • International construction conference in May
Thursday, 30 April 2015
  • New Minister of Mines and Migration director
  • 100 new OMSA buses to improve city transport
  • Salary committee calls meeting
  • Senate approves transformation of BNV to Bandex
  • United States lifts ban on avocados and green tomatoes
  • High temperatures expected due to Sahara dust
  • Dry spell affects dam levels
  • Senators propose meeting between Danilo and Leonel
  • Conjoined twins doing OK
  • Las Terrenas Mayor facing fraud charges
  • Transport vandals threaten school bus full of children
  • National Contemporary Dance Company season
  • Autodromo Sunix opens 17 May
  • CTN at Sambil in May
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
  • President Medina meets Governor of St. Martin
  • Presidency Twitter account wins acclaim
  • Chamber of Deputies approves Political Party Bill
  • Bankruptcy law in the pipeline
  • DGII has a new app for paying taxes
  • Indotel orders a stop to illegal charges
  • The poorest provinces in the Dominican Republic
  • Steven Fisher: Singapore vs. the Dominican Republic
  • Re-election proposal still rejected by Fernandez camp
  • Margarita, country's most powerful woman
  • Abinader looking for alliances
  • Oversupply of cement to keep prices in check
  • Altos de Chavon moves programs to Santo Domingo
  • Fire destroys famous Juan Dolio restaurant
  • Iris Perez passes away
  • Heatwave breaks records
  • International movie festival at Novocentro
  • Sole Jimenez at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Dominican Bridal Week at the Hotel Embajador
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
  • Traffic closed at 27 de Febrero and Privada intersection
  • Taiwan donates US$2.1 million for Juan Bosch City
  • Santiago hospital director dismissed
  • Jobs needed for young people
  • Luis Abinader 70.24%, Hipolito Mejia 28.61%
  • Hipolito concedes defeat, says he is a soldier of the party
  • Reelection proposal almost ready
  • No PLD win without Medina, says Jose Tomas Perez
  • Lawyers say no need for a re-election referendum
  • Fiftieth anniversary of US invasion
  • Juan Bautista (Gianni) Vicini dies
  • Two sent to pre-trial detention for lawyer's murder
  • Colombian arrested at airport
  • Two drug mules caught at Las Americas
  • CBP reports 43.2 kilos of cocaine inside freighter
  • Dominican Victor Estrella wins in BMW Open
  • How to export to Taiwan
  • Emilie Conway in Santo Domingo
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Caribbean exhibition
  • Romantic boleros at Barcelo Santo Domingo
Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Scholarships for masters and doctoral studies
  • Banking now under ruling promotes transparency
  • Japan to assist with disaster relief
  • Polls replacing primaries in political parties
  • 6 million have new identity card, 1.3 million to go
  • Abinader leads in PRM primary vote count
  • Panic-stricken Canadian on the run found in Puerto Plata
  • Dr. Edgar Contreras clinic shut down again
  • Father Jose Antonio Esquivel dies
  • Police have lead suspect in case of Paola Languasco death
  • Heat wave to continue
  • DR wins U20 FIVB Championship
  • Emilie Conway in Santo Domingo
  • Carlos Varela and Pavel Nunez at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 24 April 2015
  • International Book Fair opens
  • Municipalities to be monitored
  • Botanical Gardens calls for protection of endangered species
  • Minimum salaries would be lower under reclassification
  • ANJE calls on unions to continue talks
  • AIRD wants government to purchase locally
  • PRM primary this Sunday
  • Leonel's followers are entrenched
  • Brewster confronts Mejia over anti-gay comments
  • Victor Estrella defeats 9th world ranked tennis player in Barcelona
  • Tourism Ministry to commemorate 24 April at Plaza Espana
Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Medina inaugurates RD$2.1 billion Swisher facility in Santiago
  • Marino Vinicio Castillo and the FNP break from government
  • Dominican Republic continues experiencing strong growth
  • DR monetary policy rate drops to 5.75%
  • Migration to accept online applications only
  • APIS in full effect in DR as of 1 June 2015
  • Truckers return to Haiti
  • Air conditioning is 40% of power consumption in DR
  • 11 January: National Education Day
  • 2015 Visual Arts Biennial to be dedicated to Pena Defillo
  • National Book Fair opens tomorrow
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
  • Traffic reorganization in Santo Domingo
  • Loan approved for coal-fired electricity plant
  • RD$904m "emergency" works to benefit government officials, says Nuria
  • Ministry of Education to build school in Cabarete lagoon?
  • President Medina improves in the polls
  • Ex-VP won't help in commission
  • Exchanging re-election for re-election
  • Ventura Camejo's PLD re-election proposal
  • New British Ambassador
  • DR Interpol chief dismissed
  • Heart disease increases
  • New uniforms for DNCD
  • Punta Cana plane crash victims named
  • DICAN officers formally accused in drug case
  • Heatwave to continue
  • Memorial Museum of Resistance Civil War Exhibition
  • Civil War exhibition at the National Archives
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • New ambassadors in the country
  • Santiago and Puerto Plata get ready for 911
  • Dominican farmers could face problems
  • Fernandez allies reject decision for Constitution change
  • FNP will stop government support
  • Will Fernandez go with the majority?
  • Civil society groups oppose Constitutional change
  • Objection to changing 2010 Constitution
  • AFS Intercultura in DR is now part of UNESCO
  • Plane crash in Punta Cana kills seven
  • French pilot trial delayed again
  • Noel Schajris at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Green Fest at the National Botanical Gardens
  • Youth symphony at the National Music Conservatory
Monday, 20 April 2015
  • PLD political committee approves re-election bid
  • Government to create Institute for Dominicans Abroad
  • Tender for oil supply set for 2016
  • US supermarkets want Dominican produce back
  • Patricia Bobea to head Asiex
  • Fenatrado: Trucks to Haiti only with Minustah protection
  • Guillermo Moreno: Staying in government to keep stealing
  • Abinader says production and exports will be his priority
  • Bani protests Catalina coal-fired plants
  • Tough days ahead for the cigar industry
  • Xerox expands operations in DR
  • Dominican Week in London
  • Celebrating International Jazz Day
Friday, 17 April 2015
  • Government launches 90-90-90 AIDS program
  • Andres Navarro: No new free trade agreements forthcoming
  • Truckers feel Haiti is too risky
  • Minustah to be asked to bolster security for truckers in Haiti
  • No mass deportations of foreigners planned
  • Attorney General Office rescues children from city street work
  • Women can marry right after getting divorced
  • Re-election needs to be decided on Sunday
  • Rosario Espinal: the dilemma of Medina running for President again
  • Domingo Contreras: Time to develop a culture of the law
  • James Brewster: Dominican solution for corruption
  • World Bank: DR positioned for growth
  • Nike Factory store opens in Santo Domingo
  • Melgen pleads not guilty in Medicare fraud case
  • Al Horford yet to decide whether to play for DR
  • Real Madrid Football Academy opens in Santiago
  • What's on in Santo Domingo this weekend
Thursday, 16 April 2015
  • President addresses food security
  • Government to purchase banned produce at half price
  • Defense Minister says Haiti failed to protect truckers
  • Loans approved for social security and Punta Catalina
  • Senate approves Bandex
  • DGII to auction Metro buses for tax debt
  • Ambassador James Brewster on Justice and transparency in DR
  • Gonzalez Nicolas: Honorary Consul for Malaysia
  • NAP Caribbean and Easy Solutions ally to provide data security
  • Melgen indicted on multiple fraud charges
  • Sole Gimenez at Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo
  • Baladas de Oro at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
  • Medina opens day care center and elementary school in San Pedro
  • President approves funds for finishing Peravia aqueduct
  • Wilton Guerrero changes stance on re-election
  • Dominicans to start working in construction
  • Banreservas to help with loan payments
  • Medfly vs. Medfly
  • PLD Political Committee to meet in Juan Dolio
  • Families complain about charge for bodies
  • Many high-tech crimes solved
  • Trucking restored with Haiti
  • Journalist beaten before being shot
  • South African sent back to DR to face charges
  • Mastermind behind Deputy Minister murder
  • Hillary Clinton thinks it over in Punta Cana
  • US Coastguard search for man overboard
  • Ivan Garcia wins El Gran Soberano
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
  • President makes surprise visit to housing project
  • Martinon starts construction of new hotel in Punta Cana
  • Overpass for Carretera Mella and Charles de Gaulle
  • New airport process causes long lines
  • Cuba wants to do business with Dominican Republic
  • New pest affecting vegetables
  • PLD campaign for party unity
  • PRM calls for change in judiciary, announces primary date
  • Petition for firing Moscoso Segarra from Unapec
  • Doctors in Valverde on strike
  • Unrest in Navarrete
  • Multi million drug haul at Caucedo
  • Police find murdered journalist
  • German shot and robbed in Puerto Plata
  • Chilean peacekeeper killed in border unrest
  • 12-year old boy in duet with Andrea Bocelli
  • Kenny Atkinson to coach Dominican basketball
  • Events to celebrate anniversary of April revolution
  • El Soberano Awards at the National Theater tonight
Monday, 13 April 2015
  • Medina: One poor country cannot bear the burden of two
  • Medina calls for more responsibility from consumer nations
  • No tax changes in this Medina government
  • Central Bank announces lowest inflation in 16 years
  • Tourism Minister announces Puerto Plata highway works
  • Fernandez calls for unity and political shows of strength
  • Subervi wants to be the next Santo Domingo mayor
  • Dominican wins Univision beauty pageant
  • Amaury Gutierrez and Pavel Nunez in Santiago show
Friday, 10 April 2015
  • President Medina calls for globalization of small business
  • Medina and Varela discuss migration status of Dominicans in Panama
  • Medina meets with IOM director in Panama
  • New Dominican Embassy in Panama
  • Mark Zuckerberg gatecrashes Danilo Medina meeting
  • Obama announces funds for clean energy in Caribbean
  • Moving ahead for Colombia-DR visa-less travel
  • Clampdown on intersection windscreen washers
  • MOPC announces works on Navarro and 27 de Febrero avenues
  • Pipeline leak affects 75,000 water users in Boca Chica
  • Hundreds call for resignation of Supreme Court justices
  • San Francisco protest against acquittal of accused mayor
  • Fernandez throws first ball in ceremonial, Facebook protest
  • Hipolito apologizes to gay community
  • Mummified body of woman exhumed to make space
  • Mastermind in Victoriano Santos murder case?
  • Cabarete unites against cement bypass road
  • Dominican makes the news for proving police brutality
  • Liuba Maria Hevia at Nader Teatro Bar
  • Caribbean Music Conference opens at Centro Leon
Thursday, 09 April 2015
  • President travels to Panama for Summit of the Americas
  • Chief Justice rebuffs Attorney General
  • AG says justice is not convincing on corruption
  • Finjus attacks Supreme Court decision on Felix Bautista case
  • Business is willing to up salaries, but...
  • SISALRIL to update Basic Health Plan and review insurers' fees
  • Government debt to generators reaches US $700 million
  • PRD and PRM reject reelection
  • Fuel consumption up in 2014
  • Medical Tourism conference at Unibe
  • Dulce Maria concert postponed
Wednesday, 08 April 2015
  • President to Panama for Summit of the Americas
  • Fresh fruit exports sent to Canada and Caribbean
  • Agriculture Ministry blamed for Medfly
  • Food safety: Key issue on World Health Day
  • New Metro Line moves people out of their homes
  • Taxes and labor regulations keep small business illegal
  • Attorney General meets with US ambassador
  • Salary increase explained
  • AEIH says administrative corruption mocks business
  • Caribbean GDP growth forecast at 1.9%, DR at 5%
  • 40% increase in bread price ordered, not yet instated
  • Hipolito just wants to be Hipolito
  • Leonel Fernandez to gauge support
  • Heroin and cocaine found in car on Puerto Rico ferry
  • Civil War photographs to be shown at Galeria 360
  • "Como un bolero" opens at Casa de Teatro
Tuesday, 07 April 2015
  • Conep calls to restore trust in judiciary
  • Attorney General Office appeals Felix Bautista ruling
  • Prosecutor appeals San Francisco mayor case
  • New for 2015: candidates without political parties
  • Dominican bishops to meet Pope Francis
  • Banking Superintendence officials investigated in Peravia Bank collapse
  • Courts wages increases "illegal" - Participacion Ciudadana
  • Haitian rum gains market share
  • NGOs in Haiti blame Martelly for holding back legalization plan
  • Drugs found in car on board Puerto Rico ferry
  • Medfly detected in Puerto Rico
  • Go Bartolo, go
  • 82 Dominicans on rosters of MLB
  • Bethania de la Cruz wins European Champions League
  • Apeco photography exhibition at the Centro Leon
Monday, 06 April 2015
  • Easter weekend toll at 30 deaths
  • Priests pray for better Dominican justice
  • Wage increases for the judiciary
  • Let ambulances pass, but don't speed with them
  • Barrick applies to install an explosives plant
  • Senator Felix Bautista under investigation in Haiti
  • Rare butterfly sighted in Bahoruco
  • Parents get their baby back
  • Use sunscreen, says dermatologist
  • Tourist cleared of smuggling charges in France
  • Was there a mastermind behind the Victoriano Santos murder?
  • Menendez + Melgen case makes headlines again in US
  • Kennedy's assistant Providencia Paredes dies at 90
  • Festi-Band 2015: Inspirational children's band concerts
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • DR1 News breaks for Easter
  • 911 ready for Easter
  • Sweet beans at the Comedores Economicos
  • Cardinal says no to re-election
  • Government auction
  • New public services observatory
  • Legalizing corruption
  • Reflection on corruption
  • Improved safety for larimar miners
  • Man rescued from roof
  • Court hearing date for Peravia Bank case
  • Drug arrests in Venezuela
  • Three Dominicans extradited and five arrested
  • SDQ 10K set for 10 May 2015
  • Cathedral concert on Good Friday
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
  • President Medina discusses Haiti with US State Department counselor
  • Interest rates reduced
  • 24-hour electricity for Easter
  • Red Cross getting ready for Easter Week
  • Easter Week accidents begin early
  • Finjus calls for appeal in Bautista and mayor cases
  • Students clash with police over Bautista ruling
  • Skirt or pants in school goes to court
  • Earthquakes and hurricanes make DR vulnerable for business
  • DNCD makes arrests in Santiago
  • Rain on the way
Monday, 30 March 2015
  • Medina leads Battle of Santiago commemorations
  • 2014 fiscal deficit close to RD$70 billion
  • Jurist says "sentence" can be appealed
  • Import ban will hurt producers
  • Haitian Program only registers 2000 people
  • CAASD starts cleanup plan
  • China is essential for DR goal
  • ProConsumidor says credit notes valid for a year
  • Business sector sees good prospects for economy
  • Easter Week accident prevention campaign
  • Cardinal stresses meaning of Holy Week
  • Corona SunSets Electronic Music Festival
Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Santo Domingo government installs Guibia Resort again
  • Alcohol sales ban on Good Friday
  • PLD re-election talks set for 19 April
  • Judge closes Felix Bautista corruption case
  • Monetary Board approves RD$10 billion for low cost housing
  • IMF says economy grows, but warns of rising fiscal debt
  • CEI-RD promotes its one stop shop
  • 83,000 children with special needs
  • Haiti and DR talks resume at Foreign Ministry today
  • DR has liberal immigration policies
  • UN to help fund forest protection in DR
  • Medical association wants review of residency test
  • Luz y Fuerza warns of Samana power interconnection problems
  • Border forest protection "almost nonexistent"
  • Alianza Pais to campaign in the US
  • Corporate tower to complement Inter-Continental Hotel
  • Pan-American Racquetball Championship in Santo Domingo
Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Ban on heavy vehicles during Holy Week
  • More businesses open in Colonial City
  • Pedro Luis Castellanos to Sisalril
  • Proposed measures to stop Medfly
  • Some good news for farmers
  • Rainieri warns Amcham of complacency
  • Dominicans slow in fully adopting metrics
  • Fernandez calls IACHR sentence "ridiculous"
  • PLD Central Committee meets tonight
  • Land Court rejects postponements
  • Venezuelan pilots cleared in Banco de Peravia case
  • DR in Pre-Olympic A Group in FIBA Basketball
  • Waddys Jaquez at the Centro Cultural Espanol
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • President opens school and kindergarten in Barahona
  • 911 to start in Santiago
  • Electricity losses down
  • Deputies approve pension plan profit reduction
  • PLD Political Committee decision must be unanimous
  • Teams work to resume fruit and vegetable exports to US
  • European Union to help with Medfly
  • Appeal against cancellation of Bahia de las Aguilas titles
  • Freight trucks to Haiti may halt services
  • Fulbright Scholarship to open in May
  • Thousands of Dominicans could be deported from Panama
  • Seven years for Polish pedophile priest
  • Winston Rizik to stay in jail
  • Diario Libre's Woman and Man of the Year
  • Mexican Gastronomy Festival at El Agave
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Presidential visit boosts rabbit farming
  • Easter Week preparations underway
  • Health Ministry announces controls on plastic surgery
  • Health plans for orphaned children
  • Tuberculosis rate decreases
  • Energy Minister objects to new natural gas terminal
  • Passport fraud in decline
  • 2016 presidential election result not clear-cut
  • Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Credit card balances rise
  • Haitians denounce their government for delaying documentation
  • One year's pretrial custody for deputy minister's murder
  • Agro-food fair in April
  • Jazz on the Rocks
Monday, 23 March 2015
  • DR-CAFTA heads meet in Santo Domingo
  • Banned produce floods Dominican markets
  • Cement producers protest cargo pressures
  • PLD Political Committee to meet this week
  • Legislators want re-election negotiations
  • More musical bands for schools
  • Wojciech Gil could get only seven years for pedophilia
  • Educational classical music concerts
  • Jazz at Lulu
Friday, 20 March 2015
  • Agriculture Ministry moves to end Medfly
  • New funeral service gets support of Dominican consulate
  • No visas for Dominicans to travel to Colombia
  • Cotui case: robbery suspected, not contract killing
  • Back to jail for accused in Cineas robbery
  • Big shopping weekend ahead
  • Dominican basketball rookies to watch
  • Maridalia Hernandez and Andrea Bocelli at Altos de Chavon
  • Sergio Vargas Bohemio at Nader Teatro Bar
  • Tribute to Dominican Rock
  • Virgilio Feliz at Fiesta Sunset Jazz
  • Long Night of Museums on Saturday
Thursday, 19 March 2015
  • Foreign Minister advocates new role for OAS
  • Health Ministry urges correct use of mosquito nets
  • Affiliates transferred illegally can choose ARS
  • DR among countries least affected by Petrocaribe
  • US bans Dominican fruit exports
  • Report exposes poor handling of biomedical waste
  • CSI-DR is run by women
  • Popularity of Dominican politicians
  • The most popular political parties
  • DR among LAC countries with an increase in digital books
  • DA lambasts Police and Military on crime
  • Jerry Rivera and salsa at Hard Rock Cafe
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • President Medina inaugurates kindergarten
  • President Medina inaugurates Polytechnic in Santiago
  • Foreign Minister Navarro visits United States
  • Around 1.5 million still have no new identity card
  • 62% feel DR headed in the right direction
  • Leonel Fernandez 35%-36% in first round 2016 election
  • PRM seeks to reunite with PRD
  • Large cocaine haul at Las Americas
  • Dominicans arrested in Puerto Rico
  • Dominicans love their smartphones
  • International Book Fair on 23 April
  • 7th Rare Book Fair this weekend
  • Santo Domingo Gastronomy Festival
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
  • Minister meets with Congress and Senate presidents
  • Electricity Pact consultations continue
  • Dario Contreras Trauma Hospital reopens
  • Tax collections up 10.4% first two months
  • Migration backs complying with labor and migration laws
  • United States warns over fake visas
  • Ten deaths from cholera so far this year
  • New Police chief in Santiago
  • New court for Santo Domingo
  • Drugs confiscated at Caucedo port
  • Deported US citizens to face trial at home
  • Spanish citizen extradited
  • Tricom private collection at Museum of Modern Art
  • Adolfo Nadal Walcott at Quinta Dominica
Monday, 16 March 2015
  • Consulates in Haiti to reopen tomorrow
  • Presidency objects to comments by deputy Vinicio Castillo
  • Cutting down trees in Santiago Park
  • Why did Leonel Fernandez begin his campaign?
  • Abinader calls for unity and fighting corruption
  • Imperio and X Cola purchased by Ambev
  • Jose Tomas Contreras is new president of Adozona
  • Tricom explains Internet blackout
  • Canadian arrested in Sosua by Interpol
  • Santiago kidnapping victim released
  • Son of murdered deputy minister dies of his injuries
  • Victor Estrella loses to Michael Berrer in Indian Wells
  • Alexis y Fido at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Dulce Maria - Sin Fronteras Tour
Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Fernandez on the campaign trail
  • Re-election not good for Medina, but good for the PLD
  • Navarro and Brutus to meet in Jimani
  • More services at Dominican missions abroad
  • City council proposes school transport
  • DR has diversified its exports but not its markets
  • US$75 million World Bank loan for social programs
  • Central Bank governor warns of bank abuse
  • Grupo Vicini insists on new natural gas facility
  • SmartFit opens in Santo Domingo
  • 911's first birth
  • Amelia Vega and Al Horford's baby Ean
  • Haitian police officers come for hanging case
  • Villavizar drug case to be heard in Santo Domingo
  • Drug mule in wheelchair arrested
  • 17 US citizens arrested in Sosua brothel raid
  • Dominican named Big East Rookie of the Year
  • Victor Estrella plays Michael Berrer of Germany
  • Women's Sports Festival at JPD Olympic Sports Center
  • National Farm and Livestock Fair
Thursday, 12 March 2015
  • Solutions for San Cristobal beltway, more roads announced
  • AMET justifies agents directing traffic at peak hours
  • Court says AMET can't seize vehicles
  • Public Health says apples sold here are okay
  • Public Health has aging employees
  • Operation Shield has stopped 40,000 Haitians from entering
  • Consumer groups call for bread boycott
  • The end of the name Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana
  • Leonel gathers his forces
  • Police are looking at videos of murder
  • Heri Palos at Camden Parlour
  • Orchids at the National Botanical Gardens
Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • DR consulates in Haiti to reopen and talks to resume
  • Ambassadors meet in Washington, D.C.
  • 25% of health budget spent on Haitians
  • President Medina visits slain deputy minister's son
  • When will the Political Committee meet?
  • Students to learn German
  • Impasse over wage increase
  • 85% of national taxes paid in Santo Domingo area
  • ECLAC says DR debt is moderate
  • Cemex announces major investment in San Pedro de Macoris plant
  • Credit card use up
  • Time for onion soup, onion surplus coming
  • Two Dominican police officers wounded by Haitian inmate
  • Massive drug haul in southwest
  • Interpol arrests foreigners
  • Pilots sent to pretrial custody
  • Chayanne concert in Santo Domingo on 2 May
  • Living Statues in the Colonial City
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • President Medina in Guatemala
  • Haiti and DR foreign ministers to meet in Guatemala
  • Swap commerce for sovereignty?
  • Humanitarian visas for Haitians
  • Bank Governor pleased with exchange rate
  • DR is sixth in extreme poverty in Latin America
  • DR exports more than 10 million pairs of shoes to US
  • AMET stopped from towing cars
  • University administration to be sued
  • Incomplete abortions at Los Minas hospital
  • Trial of French pilots delayed
  • Another Quirino associate jailed
  • Seattle Mariners to set up in Boca Chica
  • Basketball without Borders camp in Santo Domingo
  • Corona SunSets in Cap Cana in April
  • Love triangle to be staged at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Monday, 09 March 2015
  • Medina travels to Guatemala for SICA Summit
  • Ambassador Jose Tomas Perez explains agenda in the US
  • Minustah escorts Dominican trucks to Haiti
  • Haitians to attend investigation into Tulile hanging
  • Pedernales senator calls for support, not incitement, in DR-Haiti relations
  • PNVC names Juan Cohen as its presidential candidate
  • Domingo Contreras launches plans to run for National District mayor
  • Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines murdered in Cotui
  • Venezuelan pilots arrested in Peravia Bank jet case
  • French pilots case to be heard today
  • Dominican Football League: Day one winners
  • DR advances to second round Davis Cup
  • Karl Towns is hero in University of Kentucky season win
  • US reading movement and Cabarete's Dream partner to promote reading
  • Los Hermanos Rosario at JetSet
  • Masters of Illusion discount for Tricom clients
  • ArtChavon 2015 set for 13 March
  • Marcelo Ferder drawings exhibition at Babeque
  • Women's Sports Festival
Friday, 06 March 2015
  • Lighting for 30 km of highways
  • No consensus on political party bill
  • Government "violates education pact"
  • Not all who sign up graduate from Literacy Program
  • Haiti retains freight trucks at border
  • Navarro and Brutus will coincide in Guatemala, Antigua
  • Haitian government criticizes Bahamas immigration policies
  • JAD urges solution to legalization of farm workers
  • Bakers threaten to raise basic bread price to RD$7 per unit
  • Pan Am Games medals to be made with Dominican silver
  • Japan vs. DR in volleyball starting Saturday
  • Play football!
  • Japanese calendar art at Galeria 360
Thursday, 05 March 2015
  • Fadul and Police chief on why Dican officers were granted pensions
  • DR should withdraw Caricom membership bid application
  • Caricom calls for lenience to immigrants not granted in its own countries
  • Most jobs are in micro and small business
  • Bakers meet to discuss price increase
  • Private who escorted Quirino upon arrival is fired
  • Superintendence of Banks adds 13 to Banco Peravia case
  • Sunken historical treasures
  • Melia and Banco Popular to issue bonds
  • Women in Movies at the Cinemateca
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
  • Presidential spokesman: His health is fine
  • Dominican consulates in Haiti ordered to close
  • Proposal for new oil refinery
  • Santo Domingo bypass does not meet expectations
  • 182,889 new vehicles in 2014
  • 5.6 million have new voting cards
  • Political parties bill protested in Congress
  • Juvenile detention center inaugurated
  • Haitians taking Legalization Plan seriously
  • Government health insurance for maids
  • Taiwan donates 80 ambulances to 911
  • Dominican government did approve new Haitian ambassador
  • From drug dealer to elected official?
  • Government pension for former Dican director
  • Defamation suit against Marcos Martinez postponed until May
  • Pilot killed after cropduster crashes into mountain
  • Arrest order for Venezuelan bankers sent to Interpol
  • Forensic help from Spain sought to close Tulile hanging case
  • Andrea Bocelli to perform at Altos de Chavon
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
  • President Medina returns from Florida
  • Oil exploration tender next year
  • Second natural gas plant should be built on north coast
  • Debt to power generators piles up to US$749 million
  • Preparing for the boom in Pedernales
  • Committee against contraband meets
  • Savers can get their money back from bankrupt bank
  • Advances in Civil Registry checks
  • Learn about the success, failures and challenges of EPA in the DR
  • Dominicans are smoking less, but drinking more
  • Violence in Haiti is to distract from issues in DR?
  • Quirino's return still shrouded in mystery
  • Czech fugitive detained in Dominican Republic
  • Cropduster vanishes
  • Four arrested for drug trafficking
  • Santo Domingo Music Festival
Monday, 02 March 2015
  • Medina optimistic about first half government
  • Medina travels to Florida for medical checkup
  • Works underway at 27 de Febrero
  • What's the thinking in Haiti?
  • Quirino is back in the Dominican Republic
  • Will Quirino tell all?
  • UN calls for more funds for cholera in Haiti
  • Four tourists drown at Macao
  • Colombian wins Independence Cycling Tour
  • DR exhibition in Museo del Vittoriano
Thursday, 26 February 2015
  • DR1 Daily News breaks for Independence Day holiday
  • Trams to service parts of Santo Domingo
  • Nobel laureate calls for Ozama rescue
  • Tourism minister denies DR discrimination against gay tourism
  • DR recalls ambassador after Haitians storm Dominican consulate
  • Cineas removed from post as Ambassador to Haiti
  • Political Party Law to be reintroduced
  • Leading PLD members push for decision on reelection
  • Caricom ministers meet in Bahamas
  • Student food poisoning causes alarm at Children's Hospital
  • Felix Bautista defends himself in court
  • Rain damaged Navarrete n Puerto Plata highway
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
  • Celebrating the flag at the Presidency
  • 27 de Febrero and Privada intersection works underway
  • Dominican Republic poverty figures online
  • Anniversary of Matias Ramon Mella Castillo
  • Government gets tougher with payments for school construction
  • Jose Tomas Perez presents credentials to President Obama
  • Anniversary of Matias Ramon Mella Castillo
  • Swiss man sent to pre-trial custody
  • US man drowns in Puerto Plata
  • Dominican Week in Puerto Rico
  • Number of repatriated Dominicans on the increase
  • Pan American Racquetball Championship coming
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
  • Dario Contreras Trauma Hospital: themost modern in DR
  • Doctors' strike called off
  • Tolls announced for new ring road
  • Brugal launches new rum
  • Felix Bautista case; company wants its plane back
  • Gynecologist was doing cosmetic surgery in Santiago
  • Money confiscated at Las Americas airport
  • "King" of marijuana arrested
  • Miches Mayor shot in mouth
  • Two men killed in parking dispute
  • Canadian dies in Santiago
  • Colombian wins 2nd stage of DR Independence Cycling race
  • Juan Gabriel at Hard Rock Punta Cana
Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Haina to Duarte Highway road now open
  • Business urges government to regulate transport
  • Migration director calls for help to organize civil registry in Haiti
  • US legislators lobby for naturalizing Haitians as Dominicans
  • DR and US work towards applying FATCA
  • Pope Francis makes changes in Santiago, La Vega and Barahona
  • PRSC announces Quique Antun Battle as candidate
  • Two women die at Santiago beauty clinic
  • Miraculous rescue on Malecon
  • Heavy rains leave two dead
  • DR Independence Cycling race attracts US talents
  • Victor Estrella makes Top 50 ranking of ATP
  • Rosana Arbelo at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 20 February 2015
  • Special needs children to get center in southwest
  • Bypass for San Juan de la Maguana
  • Solar electrification for Congress
  • A good year for tomatoes
  • RD$45 billion in taxes on fuel in 2014
  • Legislator warns of deforestation on border with Haiti
  • Recognizing the DR's efforts to organize immigration
  • Banking now open to illegal immigrants in Puerto Rico
  • Dominican manufacturers to promote cinema industry
  • Orchids at the National Botanical Gardens
  • Santo Domingo Music Festival in the Colonial City
Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Modern lab at Customs
  • New Bani-Azua road now open
  • Tens of thousands apply for teaching jobs
  • Grandmothers to learn about solar energy in India
  • Where is the sports minister?
  • Traffic mess in National District
  • HOMS provides surgery to poor people
  • New Penal Code strikes down 51 laws
  • PRD fails to account for RD$1.21bn
  • Better understanding of the people equals better speeches
  • Bishops call for improved quality of life
  • Attorney General will not investigate Quirino, yet
  • A curious anniversary in Police history
  • Young Dominican wins science prize
  • Earthquake hits northern DR
  • Nostalgic night with ABBAmania
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
  • DR could be regional center for liver transplants
  • President Medina visits Cibao
  • President asked to help settle air traffic controllers' dispute
  • Violent protests at UASD
  • Reinaldo Pared Perez campaigns for President
  • No extension to Foreigner Regularization Plan
  • Warning not to deport Haitians
  • Las Terrenas electricity problems
  • Quirino no longer in Witness Protection Program?
  • Extradition of Dominican from Spain
  • Jazz in the Colonial City
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
  • India seeks to improve ties with Central America and the Caribbean
  • Return to improve traffic in Santo Domingo
  • UNICEF says poverty decreases in the DR
  • More places to obtain identity cards overseas
  • More Dominican bananas to Europe
  • Middlemen take the biggest cut of food prices
  • PLD co founder dies
  • Thieves who stole from Haitian Ambassador arrested
  • Drugs found in Caucedo port
  • Drug network members arrested
  • Women still being murdered
  • Case of Haitian found hanged "not racism"
  • More rain and high surf forecast
  • Independence Cycling Tour heads to Punta Cana
Monday, 16 February 2015
  • CDEEE to open power supply tenders
  • Santiago to Navarrete highway improved
  • Central Bank says DR grew 7.3% in 2014
  • Indian Foreign Affairs Minister visits
  • Cash-strapped Venezuela could sell DR refinery
  • Regulate fertility treatment, say doctors
  • Maid's average wage is 6,000
  • President Medina meets with Leonel Fernandez
  • Fernandez disputes alleged Quirino statements
  • ANJE says no to changing Constitution again
  • Gallup-Hoy poll shows PLD party is most popular
  • The most popular politicians
  • Prosecutors prepare "weak" case against Carbone
  • 20 couples say I do at Sambil Mall
  • Alex Ubago and Jose Montoro at Hard Rock Cafe
Friday, 13 February 2015
  • Medina appoints Estrella Goodwill Ambassador
  • Exports to Europe up 16%
  • Noise pollution: big problem
  • One sextuplet dies, another fights to survive
  • Fadul says Quirino interview is a set-up
  • Quirino Ernesto Castillo calls Leonel Fernandez "ungrateful"
  • Former priest Wojciech Gil case to be tried in March and April
  • Summary of case against senator Felix Bautista published
  • New playground in Bonao
  • Bebo Hernandez wins in doubles at Santo Domingo Challenger
  • Mala Rodriguez to Hard Rock
  • Football league season starts 8 March
  • It's Carnival time!
  • Tribute to Elton John
Thursday, 12 February 2015
  • Thousands of heart attacks occur each year
  • Constitutional Tribunal rejects suspending Foreigner Legalization Plan
  • Interest rates might go up, says Central Bank
  • Barrick Gold paid US$414 million to DR
  • DR oil bill reduced by US$350 from 2013-2014
  • Conep to be active in land use organization
  • Luz y Fuerza asks SIE to tell the truth
  • Danilo "protected his people"
  • Bautista's lawyers file for inadmissibility
  • List of DR-related persons in HSBC released
  • Rosetta stone-style slab found by Dominican archaeologist
  • MLB International Showcase held in Santo Domingo
  • ArtChavon 2015 set for 13 March
Wednesday, 11 February 2015
  • Tom Ricketts meets President Medina
  • New nursery and high school in Los Alcarrizos
  • Legalization service and good conduct certificates comes to a halt
  • Poll shows rising cost of living is top problem
  • Humberto Salazar fired from his job
  • More talk of re-election
  • Fertility centers not authorized
  • Cocoa organization prepares for conference
  • Dominican Republic among the worst affected by skimmer fraud
  • Police chief calls for disarmament
  • Victor Estrella out of Challenger due to injury
  • Germany's Doppelmoppel jazz in Santo Domingo
  • Feria Ganadera set for 14-22 March 2015
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
  • First Lady to ensure care for sextuplets
  • State assets must revalued for sale
  • Dollars being injected into the market
  • Public hospital doctors on strike
  • Political parties urged to be more diligent when choosing mayors
  • Guillermo Moreno: new political scenario
  • Dominicans want more action against drug trafficking
  • Chaos in the skies?
  • Swiss bank account leak linked to Dominican Republic
  • Complaint against judge in Claudio Nasco case
  • Quirino says he is telling the truth
  • Was it snowing or not?
  • DR exhibition in Museo del Vittoriano
  • Coca Cola Football Cup unites schools in DR
  • Victor Estrella vs. Bebo Hernandez in ATP Challenger
  • Danny Rivera and Cucho Avellanet
Monday, 09 February 2015
  • Gallup: Leonel Fernandez would win in second round vote
  • Abinader should be PRM candidate
  • Danilo Medina should be the PLD candidate
  • Politics status quo too costly - AEIH
  • Credit card borrowing at RD$30.48 billion in 2014
  • US$9.7 million in revenue thanks to foreign students
  • Smart meters for Punta Cana
  • Sextuplets born in Santo Domingo
  • Snowstorm forces flight cancellations
  • Haitians accused of killing a humpback whale
  • Soberano Awards nominees announced
  • Cuba wins Caribbean Series
  • Victor Estrella wins ATP tournament
  • Victor Estrella plays in Santo Domingo's ATP Challenger
  • Waddys Jaquez presents: Perfectus Quorum
Friday, 06 February 2015
  • 2016 electoral timetable
  • CDEEE defends installation of coal-fired plants
  • Political parties need to be accountable for public funds
  • No street cleanup yet
  • DR has the right to its own immigration rules, says Taveras
  • Haitians accused of cutting Dominican trees for charcoal
  • Asisa Research shows Fernandez as strongest PLD candidate
  • Asisa poll shows Fernandez would win in a first round
  • Robbery in Haitian ambassador's residence
  • Pedro Brand town councilor accused of heading contract killers
  • French terror couple vacationed in Punta Cana
  • Felix Fermin to manage Toros del Este
  • Puerto Rico out, DR makes it in the ninth
  • Carrefour 10K marathon
  • Amor a primera risa
  • Acepto by Teatro PiedePuente at Casa de Teatro
Thursday, 05 February 2015
  • French financing for Metro 2 line
  • Financing for coal-fired plants secured, could be "historic error"
  • JCE to reach out to 1.7 million
  • Credit history cannot be used as employment criteria
  • CEA to re-launch sugar industry
  • Asisa poll results show PLD would win with 72%
  • CEFASA and Haitian University join forces
  • Cholera outbreak in Duverge linked to river
  • Conep joins other institutions in condemning threats to journalists
  • AG requests remand to custody for Bautista and associates
  • Bailiff who led embargo at Diario Libre fired
  • DR loses to Venezuela in second Caribbean Series game
  • Santo Domingo Carnival starts Sunday
  • Anthony & Sophy at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 04 February 2015
  • President opens children's daycare center in San Cristobal
  • Army boosts border patrols
  • Traffic flow is improved
  • Buses on strike in the northwest
  • New discount scheme for Dominicans living abroad
  • Mining stopped in northwestern mountain range
  • Did the DR save Venezuela?
  • Drugs raids throughout the country
  • Felix Bautista did not pay due tax on his fortune
  • New shopping mall in northwestern Santo Domingo
  • DR wins first game in Caribbean Series
Tuesday, 03 February 2015
  • President Medina opens improved El Seibo-Miches road
  • Las Americas highway to be improved in Boca Chica
  • Education Ministry to bus children to school
  • JCE submits Political Parties Bill
  • President sets up commission to investigate casino case
  • Naturalization bill expires
  • Major League Baseball and USAID to help youth
  • Banco Peravia savers to get their money back
  • Haitians injured in hospital clash
  • Dominicans missing off the coast of Puerto Rico
  • Traffic accident kills four
  • Dominican arrested at JFK-New York
  • Journalists receiving death threats
  • Victor Estrella: Athlete of the Year
  • DR plays Cuba in Caribbean Series today
  • Independence Cycling Tour
Monday, 02 February 2015
  • President tours Colonial City works
  • First phase Santo Domingo bypass to be completed soon
  • Scholarships for education
  • Scholarships to Puerto Rico
  • Eduardo Selman, consul in New York
  • Naturalization Law 169-14 expires
  • Commonwealth Roundtable and foreign chambers federation unite
  • Education Minister's son to run for legislator
  • PRM announces party heads
  • The difference between US and DR
  • Felix Bautista's associates move billions
  • Cocaine confiscated off Saona Island
  • Dominican-born actress is voice of new Disney princess
  • Rafael Perez to open for DR in Caribbean Series
  • Techy at Blue Mall live
Friday, 30 January 2015
  • Sovereign bond money used to cut PetroCaribe debt
  • DR to preside CELAC in 2015
  • Land Use bill in the pipeline
  • 911 gets 5,232 noise complaints in first two weeks
  • Ex-Presidents discuss Latin America's future in Santo Domingo
  • Felix Bautista corruption accusations read out in court
  • Lope Balaguer passes away
  • Al Horford to NBA All Star Game
  • Five Dominicans win awards for Orange is the New Black
  • Black Date at Teatro Las Mascaras
  • Maridalia at Hard Rock Cafe
  • El Torito at the Maunaloa
Thursday, 29 January 2015
  • Medina announces welfare state at CELAC summit
  • Government retains savings from falling oil prices
  • Danilo might be testing the ground
  • Demonstration calls for constitutional change
  • Is there time for re-election?
  • Naturalization Plan expires Monday, 2 February 2015
  • Pena Gomez's son appointed PRD general secretary
  • Attorney General: Police should be completely restructured
  • NGO: This state wins with illegal immigrants
  • Manufacturers blame electricity costs
  • DR to export fruits to Russia
  • Be careful what you spray
  • More problems emerge in Dream case
  • Winter baseball is not over, yet
  • Masters of Illusion Live in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
  • President Medina travels to Costa Rica
  • President Medina congratulates Gigantes
  • Still time if President Medina wishes to run again
  • US-Caribbean energy summit urges end to dependence on Venezuelan oil
  • Study shows poverty stalled in 2013 in DR
  • Generator going offline will not cause electricity problems
  • Puerto Plata sees increases in tourism
  • Central government helps San Cristobal garbage crisis
  • More raids on illegal migrants
  • Leonel Fernandez 2016, loveless marriage
  • Amable Aristy Castro to La Estructura
  • Poll shows mobile is Dominican's best friend
  • One-year remand demanded for Canadian casino operator
  • DNCD makes more drug arrests
  • Rains forecast, swells to follow
  • Robinson Cano behind baseball clinic in San Pedro
  • Carrefour 10K marathon
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
  • Juan Pablo Duarte Anniversary
  • President Medina visits Santiago Rodriguez
  • Water supplies restored to Santo Domingo
  • Record low petrol price provides relief for DR
  • Military partnership with the United States
  • Garbage emergency in San Cristobal
  • 81-year Canadian investor defrauded in Dominican casino deal
  • Drug mule arrested
  • Manolo Quiroz dies
  • Flights cancelled due to Juno storm
  • National Literature Prize announced
  • Dominican wins Miami half marathon
  • Gigantes win the 2014-2015 Baseball Championship
Friday, 23 January 2015
  • DR1 breaks for Duarte Day on 26 January
  • Dominicans are using 911 to cut noise
  • CCNY to train Dominican math teachers
  • JCE says more than 7 million could vote in 2016 election
  • Public hospitals to accept health provider plans
  • Blackouts in Santo Domingo
  • Government upheaval in Haiti affects success of Legalization Plan
  • Fernandez invited to UN solutions group
  • PRSC senator says he is moving to La Estructura
  • Hearings in Felix Bautista case postponed until 29 January
  • Former Dican director owned large security company
  • Baseball championship in its final days
Thursday, 22 January 2015
  • La Altagracia Day gives Santo Domingo a break
  • President Medina to Costa Rica
  • IMF: DR economy is going well
  • Dominican government places US$2.5 billion in bonds
  • DR tourism arrivals continued to climb
  • Renewed efforts against forest fires
  • DR stand in Berlin Green Week Fair is a hit
  • Many areas of Santo Domingo without water
  • Senasa coverage to grow by 400,000
  • Use apps to check noise levels
  • DR signs military reciprocity agreement with US
  • DR signs Criminal History Information Sharing with the US
  • Abinader over Mejia 57.6% n 41.6%
  • Vargas and Fernandez have highest rejection rates
  • Arrests authorized for 1,396 hoax callers to 911
  • Final baseball championship series
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • DR1 breaks for La Altagracia Day holiday
  • Electricity Pact talks begin
  • Plan for Free Trade Agreement with Chile
  • Agricultural loans at record high
  • Three-week ban for bogus 911 callers
  • Altagracia Day safety plans begin
  • Cardinals to build baseball field in Sosua
  • Virginia Tech helps to solve sewage problem in Veron
  • Most rehabilitation patients injured in motorcycle accidents
  • Government "must retake control" of transport routes
  • Major staff changes at DNCD
  • Bloodbath in San Cristobal
  • Retired General Percival Pena under arrest
  • Man in drugs case freed
  • Gigantes win game 3 in baseball playoffs
Monday, 19 January 2015
  • New roads improve life in San Jose de las Matas
  • Central Bank forecasts 5% growth
  • VP attends Altagracia Day events in NY and Paris
  • Naturalization Law expires 1 February 2015
  • Up to RD$300,000 fine for employers of undocumented workers
  • 911 noise controls "a good start"
  • Two Michelin stars chef Maria Marte in Madrid
  • Clinton blamed for delays in major industrial park in Haiti
  • Priest warns of military complicity in Haitian smuggling
  • DR to benefit from Obama's new anti-drug plan
  • Dican heads arrested in suspected corruption case
  • Hato Mayor drug enforcement staff pulled
  • Court allows Armando Cassiati to return to DR
  • Man accused of murder in Boston deported
  • Dominican film wins Cairo film festival critics award
  • Lindsay Ellingson coming for Stoli Party
  • Victor Estrella debuts in the Australia Gran Slam
  • Estrellas get a head start in baseball championship
Friday, 16 January 2015
  • DR1 Forums back
  • New Bavaro-Miches road inaugurated
  • UNESCO director praises literacy program
  • DR: More than beaches, bachata and baseball
  • US$2 million wasted on "inactive" foreign staff
  • Growing GDP gap will increase migratory pressure
  • 911 works to control noise pollution
  • New Conep president bullish on 2015
  • New rector at PUCMM
  • Dican officers caught at major drug trafficking operation
  • Felix Bautista corruption case decision due next week
  • Estrellas vs. Gigantes in baseball playoffs
  • Victor Estrella to play in Santo Domingo
  • Cabarete hosting Laser Midwinter Regatta
  • National Symphony Orchestra at the Basilica in Higuey
Thursday, 15 January 2015
  • Partial access to DR1 Forums for now
  • President Medina launches new foreign policy
  • Medina: I too am Charlie
  • Medina appoints Pedro Martinez goodwill ambassador
  • Government continues to reap more tax revenue
  • If it gets too loud, call 911
  • Refidomsa suspends production for three months
  • Salary increase meeting flops; no new dates set
  • Government wants closed deal on Punta Catalina plants
  • Border with Haiti "sealed" by Defense Ministry
  • US says DR government not clear on spending
  • Earthquakes killed two in Barahona
  • Justice Department seeks remand for Dican defendants
  • It's not just Dican
  • One dead, three injured in transport routes clash
  • The whales are back; thousands expected to watch
  • Visuals contest organized for DR participation in Expo Milano 2015
  • Ministry of Defense announces 4x4 Rally
  • Dominican Winter League
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
  • DR1 Forums still down
  • Garcia and Medina commit to closer PR and DR ties
  • Garcia Padilla would give vote to immigrants
  • Assassination threat against President Medina
  • Old identity cards can be used for health services
  • JCE says banks authorized use of old cedula through 30 June
  • Reduce fares or risk losing subsidy
  • Not much support for proposed non-resident visa
  • No need to panic over small earthquakes
  • US government adds US$18.4 million donation
  • Gold Quest announces expanded gold-copper concession
  • Former drug division head arrested in case of unreported drugs
  • El Soberano Awards on 14 April
  • Film based on life of Figueroa Agosto opens this month
  • Last games of the baseball round robin
Tuesday, 13 January 2015
  • DR1 Forums to be back soon
  • New extradition treaty signed with US
  • President Medina in Puerto Rico
  • Deputies see border as national priority
  • Public school teachers receive pay rise
  • Yet another type of visa may be issued for foreign residents
  • Telecom blackouts
  • Old ID valid for cashing checks
  • Turtles born at Sans Souci beach
  • United States calls meeting to discuss energy
  • Thousands cross the border seeking to stay
  • Santiago shootout kills two including a child and injures five
  • Harpooned whale spotted on north coast
  • Ex mayor of Las Terrenas threatens suicide
  • Pro-Am Series at Casa de Campo Golf
  • Cabarete hosts laser sailing tournament this weekend
Monday, 12 January 2015
  • New ID now required
  • Enhancing security on the border with Haiti
  • Countdown: 100,000 persons still are illiterate
  • Japan donates hybrid cars
  • Berklee opens doors to 11 Dominican musicians
  • Expert warns of high cost of Punta Catalina generators
  • Hero's welcome for Pedro Martinez
  • Robinson Cano will play for the Estrellas Tuesday
  • Rey and D'Oleo at the Barcelo Santo Domingo
  • Ensamble Spirituosi at Palacio de Bellas Artes
Friday, 09 January 2015
  • Medina's trip to Puerto Rico confirmed
  • Electricity sector talks to start 9 January 2015
  • Call for centralized medical record system
  • Puerto Plata barrio built for undocumented foreigners
  • DR proposes improved relations with China
  • Italian Embassy closes
  • Hipolito Mejia announces he seeks PRM candidacy
  • Minou Tavarez announces new Democratic Option Party
  • Dominguez Brito: Dican officers were repeat offenders
  • High-up officers involved in missing drugs case
  • Watchman suspect of RD$17 million robbery in Santiago
  • Four Bulgarians arrested suspected of ATM scams
  • Pedro Martinez returns to DR after Hall of Fame induction
  • Pedro Martinez memoir to be published in May
  • Quisqueya Ball Park to honor Juan Marichal
  • Festi-Band Concert unites school musical bands
  • National Symphony music at the Basilica de Higuey
Thursday, 08 January 2015
  • Dominican economy outperforms all LA
  • Procrastinators suffer long lines for new cedulas
  • Government continues to borrow abroad
  • Authorities admit they goofed on medical files
  • "Operation Shield" launched along the border
  • Interior and Police investigates housing for undocumented migrants
  • Fishermen save injured baby whale
  • Brewster confirms new extradition treaty
  • Proposal to ban motorcycles during Holy Week
  • Pedro Martinez not coming today
  • Winter League Baseball Championship results
  • Dominican solidarity with Charlie Hebdo and free speech
Wednesday, 07 January 2015
  • President Medina congratulates Pedro Martinez
  • Pedro Martinez elected to Hall of Fame
  • Back to school
  • Medina congratulates Bonetti on SID promotion
  • First Lady hands over gifts to sick children
  • JCE extends hours to issue ID cards
  • Restrictions on alcohol sales restored
  • Constitutional Court: citizens can denounce government misconduct
  • Where did the cocaine go?
  • Dominicans upset with Canadians
  • Baseball games resume
Tuesday, 06 January 2015
  • First Lady in Santiago
  • Is President Medina going to Puerto Rico or not?
  • Economists optimistic about Dominican economy for 2015
  • Infectious diseases down, maternal deaths unchanged in 2014
  • Hospital destroys patient records
  • Police chief says crime dropped in 2014
  • Bi-national market suspended
  • Thousands of Haitians detained at border
  • Vehicles without tax stickers impounded
  • The New Year brings higher prices
  • Crocodiles and iguanas under threat
  • Drug lord asked to hand himself over to authorities
  • Maridalia's greatest hits at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Fernando Madera at Las Terrazas del Meson
Monday, 05 January 2015
  • Medina to travel to Puerto Rico on 13 January
  • Economist Pedro Silverio forecast for 2015
  • Hospitals to be built on border with Haiti
  • Alejandro Arias Zarzuela, new DR ambassador in Brazil
  • JCE says it is broke, can't organize 2016 election
  • Most Dominicans marry in December
  • The first gay wedding in Dominican Republic
  • US Visa Application Center (VAC)
  • Ramon Alburquerque aspires to the Presidency
  • Fewer road accident deaths this Christmas-New Year holiday
  • One dead, two injured at 6 de Noviembre accident
  • Haitians from Bahamas cross to DR
  • Haitians violently prevent arrest of fishermen
  • Migration inspector seriously injured in Haitian border incident
  • Large fire destroys central building of Mercado Nuevo produce market
  • Who is responsible for security at Warehouse No. 5?
  • DICAN and the case of the missing cocaine
  • Dajabon DICAN head arrested for drug trafficking
  • Klaus Biesenbach, curator of NY MoMA visits
  • Winter Baseball update
  • Nutcracker show at Parque de las Luces
  • Britpop in Santo Domingo

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