2000News

NGO's Protest Exclusion from Next Year's Budget

Representatives of scores of the nation’s NGO’s yesterday flocked to the building that houses the national legislature to protest their exclusion from the budget proposal submitted to congress by the Mejia Administration. Jose Ramon Laranquent, President of the Non-Governmental Organizational Block (BONG), and Francisco Paulino, President of the Frontier Associations foundation (FUNDEFRONT), stated that the …
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PLD Senator Will Sue Ex-President Fernandez for Fraud

The Senator who represents Elias Piña Province announced that he would bring suit for fraud against former President Leonel Fernández, and two previous heads of the Dominican Port Authority. Senator Manuel Arcienagas, a member of Fernandez’ own PLD Party, charged that during the Fernández Administration, foreign vessels embarking and debarking from Dominican ports were made …