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). Activities start today, Wednesday, 1 December and …
1999News

Five Dominican judo classify for Sydney Games

Five Dominicans judo athletes classified to participate in the Sydney, Australia 2000 Olympic Games. The Dominicans accumulated points with their participation in the World Judo Championship (Paris), Panamerican Judo Championship (Guadalajara, Mexico), Central American and Caribbean Games (Maracaibo, Venezuela), Panamerican Judo Championship (Santo Domingo), World Judo Championship Campeonato (Birmingham, England), Pan Am Games (Winnipeg, Canada) …
1999News

Congress passes contract for airport privatization

The Chamber of Deputies passed the contract for the management of four international airports in Santo Domingo, including the two largest. The 20-year concession had been signed between the Dominican state and Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom). The contract establishes that Aerodom will be responsible for the administration, operation, maintenance, modernization, commercial exploitation, renewal and …