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President Abinader named Francisco Torres as Superintendent of Pensions

President Luis Abinader appointed Francisco Alberto Torres Díaz as Superintendent of Pensions of the Dominican Social Security System through Decree 700-22. Torres Díaz, until now deputy director general at the Tax Agency (DGII), holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and International Trade from Drexel University’s LeBow College of …
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Minister of Public Health: DR spends RD$10 billion on health care for Haitians

Public Health Minister Daniel Rivera said on 23 November 2022 that the government expects it will spend RD$10 billion this year to care for Haitian patients at public hospitals. The expenditure is 14% of the resources available for public hospital services in the country. Rivera said that despite the large amount, the government has never …
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Adriano Espaillat asks for US government to present evidence of accusations US tourists’ rights are violated

US Congressman Adriano Espaillat has joined those in the Dominican Republic who request US Embassy withdraw the recent travel alert it has uploaded to its website in the Dominican Republic. New York Congressman for the 13th District, Adriano Espaillat, requested on Wednesday, 23 November 2022 the immediate withdrawal of the note “Alert: Ongoing Dominican Migration …
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Bishop of La Altagracia says US Embassy is publishing fake news

The bishop of La Altagracia, Monsignor Jesús Castro Marte criticized the recent accusations of racism in the country as “fabricated questionings without any reasoning”. He said: “Internationally there are many sectors that are threatening us, questioning us without any reasoning, simply by fake news, by fabricated questionings.” “How to say, that we Dominicans who come …