Bus terminal to become fine arts school and innovation center?


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

Santo Domingo East Mayor Manuel Jiménez envisions a new use for the bus terminal the Ministry of Public Works built on the Las Americas Expressway. He speaks of fitting it to be a municipal school of fine arts and the “Caribbean Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” The focus would be on young people and entrepreneurs from all over the country and the region.

The public work was erected despite much community opposition. Three court rulings ordered the stop to construction. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Public Works continued to build the facility. As reported in El Nuevo Diario, the bus stop is being readied to be inaugurated before the government’s change on 16 August.

Major Jiménez recalled that a ruling by the Constitutional Court ordered the project to be stopped until the land use permit and the environmental impact study were presented...
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