1997News

Presidency would veto telecommunications bill

Government party congressman, Bautista Rojas Gómez said the Executive Branch would veto the telecommunications bill if passed by the Senate as received from the Chamber of Deputies. In extraordinary haste, the bill was submitted by and passed by the Chamber of Deputies last month. Another telecommunications bill, the result of lengthy discussions and consensus among …
1997News

More on the National Dialogue

The Partido Revolucionario Dominicano (PRD) maintains its position not to participate in the National Dialogue called by the President. Its party secretary, Hatuey Decamps, and fellow party members Rafael Gamundi and Winston Arnaud, personally delivered to President Leonel Fernández a letter expressing that it considers the talks are a government initiative that should be directed …
1997News

New Year's bash

E. Leon Jimenes and the Patronato Faro a Colón that organize the Avenida del Puerto/Faro a Colón New Year’s extravaganza announced that the laser beam show will begin at 11:55 pm today. The national anthem will be played at midnight, followed by a 12-gun salute. At 12:08 on the first day of 1998, the fireworks …