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Codoplatano created to develop plantain production and marketing

The Presidency announced the newly created Dominicana Plantain Committee (Codoplatano) is now entrusted with drafting and supervising actions to promote the production of plantains in the north, southwest and northwest regions where most of the production is located. Decree 62-24 establishes that the inter-ministerial committee will support the production and marketing of plantains and make …
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Hoy: Public school teachers are a big part of the poor scores of Dominican students

An editorial in Hoy newspaper highlights how the Dominican Association of Public School Teachers is a setback for quality education in the Dominican Republic. The editorial writer writes that efforts to compensate the low levels of Dominican public school teachers with considerable investments in training are not producing the desired results. The editorial writer also …
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Domingo Contreras says there has been negligence in management of Nuñez de Caceres tunnel

The Ministry of Public Works has an extensive maintenance program and announces the closing of different public works for routine maintenance. Yet, maintenance works may have yet to get to the Núñez de Cáceres tunnel that crosses under the Mirador del Sur Park, connecting Av. Núñez de Cáceres with Independencia Avenue and the sea-fronting Malecon. …
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El Dia: PLD+ FP coalition municipal candidates tell their priorities

El Dia dedicated two pages in its 1 February 2024 issue to the running candidates in Greater Santo Domingo’s 18 February municipal race. These are Luis Alberto Tejeda (Santo Domingo East), Domingo Contreras (National District), Carlos Guzman (Santo Domingo North) and Aquilino Serrata (Santo Domingo West). Carlos Guzman is running for re-election. Read more in …