2021News

President Luis Abinader and Puerto Rican Governor Luis Pierluisi commit to work together

On Thursday, 2 December 2021, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico signed a Joint Declaration for Strategic Alliance. The statement calls for strengthening trade, cultural, sports, and cooperation, among other areas of mutual interest. Visiting Governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluisi signed the agreement with President Luis Abinader. Foreign Minister Roberto Alvarez and Puerto Rico …
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City truck traffic banned for Christmas and New Year holidays

The National Institute of Transit and Land Transportation (Intrant) has issued the usual ban on cargo vehicles circulation in restricted access zones during the Christmas holidays. The ban affects permits that have been granted to companies delivering to the restricted access zones in the National District. The announcement is part of the road safety measures …
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Senators give insights on the border with Haiti; an industrial wall is seen as most practical solution

Five Dominican-Haitian border province senators sat with executives of the Corripio Media Group to give their insights into the border situation and possible solutions. David Sosa (FP-Dajabón), Ramón Pimentel (PRM-Montecristi), Dionis Sánchez (FP-Pedernales), Iván Lorenzo (PLD-Elías Piña) and Valentín Medrano PLD-Independencia) met with the chief editors of Corripio’s El Dia, Hoy, El Nacional and other …
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Ana Figueiredo to preside Asiex

Ana Figueiredo was elected the new president of the Association of Foreign Investment Companies (ASIEX) for the 2021-2023 term. It is the first time a woman presides the organization. She is chief executive officer of Altice Dominicana. In her acceptance speech, she committed to promote new investment and reinvestment, strengthening and protecting existing investments and …
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Prosecutors have little to show for investigation into alleged corruption of 21 government officers

A feature in El Caribe reminds readers of the many cases of corruption and major irregularities in government that have made headlines in the past but seem to have been swept under a couch. The cases are candidates to benefit from being completely forgotten and to receive de facto pardon now that it seems Congress …