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President Abinader travels to Panama to meet with Presidents Alvarado and Cortizo

President Luis Abinader is taking a commercial flight to Panama for a one-day meeting with his colleagues from Panama and Costa Rica on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. He is expected to return in the evening. President Abinader will meet with President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen of Panama and President Carlos Alvarado of Costa Rica in Panama …
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National Park created in area where Barrick Gold wanted to install tailings storage

President Luis Abinader issued Decree 659-22, that creates the Loma Los Siete Picos National Park in the Sierra de Yamasá, in the provinces of Santo Domingo, Monte Plata, San Cristóbal and Monseñor Nouel, under category II of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). According to the decree, the park area is created to …
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Santo Domingo Mayor motivates more women to get involved in politics when speaking at Women’s Forum in Russia

National District Mayor Carolina Mejía was a speaker in the Third Euroasian Women’s Forum. She shared her vision of the role of women as influencers to confront the challenges in the exercise of politics and government. The event took place in the Russian city from 13 to 15 October 2021. The capital city mayor spoke …
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US$115 million loan to improve digital connectivity for the poor

The Chamber of Deputies approved a loan for US$115 million, signed with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The loan is to finance the Program to Improve Digital Connectivity in the Dominican Republic. The program will be implemented parallel with Claro and Altice carrying out the installation of 5G frequencies nationwide primarily in major cities. The …
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Millions to advertise the government

The media has been following the spending of the Abinader government in propaganda, promotion and positioning according to its communications strategies. Actually, the media presence of the Abinader administration has followed in the pattern of the billionaire spending to generate a good word on government inherited from the previous administration. Daily advertisements promote the bounties …
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Daughter of minister of Interior & Police chosen to head major government agency

The Chamber of Deputies voted without debates to name lawyer Maria Elena Vasquez to preside Pro-Competencia. At the time of her appointment she was the director for the Center for Constitutional Studies of the Constitutional Court. Previously she had served as legal counsel to the president of the Constitutional Court. She has served as a …