1999News

Earthquake shakes DR

A 4.2 on the Richter Scale earthquake shook southern and eastern regions on Sunday, 26 December at 10 pm, according to the Instituto Sismológico Universitario. The earthquake had its epicenter at latitude 18.3 degrees north, longitude 68.3 west, near the Milwaukee Deep. It was felt in the eastern cities of La Romana, Higuey and El …
1999News

Christmas in the Colonial City

"Navidad 99" is the celebration of Christmas organized by the Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo (city municipality), Secretaría de Turismo (ministry of tourism), Comisión de Monumentos (historic monuments commission), Oficina de Patrimonio Cultural (office of cultural heritage), and the Patronato de la Ciudad Colonial (board of the colonial city). Most of the events take place at …