Father Aleman dies

One of the country’s leading economists, thinkers and mentors who inspired hundreds of people, 79-year old Jesuit priest Jose Luis Aleman, died on Christmas Eve, 24 December, after a long illness. He died of cancer of the pancreas at the Clinica Corominas in Santiago. He was buried in the Manresa Loyola Jesuit private cemetery in Santo Domingo.

For years he was dean of the School of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra.