1996News

Changes in government

President Joaquin Balaguer, in presidential decree No. 159-96, made several personnel changes in the prison service and the military. Dr. Germinal Guillen was named General Director of Prisons in place of Dr. Alberico Hernández. Mr. Hernández is currently being investigated in connection with charges of embezzling funds allocated for the feeding of inmates and implication …
1996News

Student residence building to open in August

The state-owned and administered Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) has announced the construction of 12-story building to house students on scholarship from the provinces. University authorities have told the news media that the building, whose initial cost is estimated at RD$7,000,000, will be ready for occupation by August of this year. Each room, according …