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Former government officers deemed fugitives

Former Minister of Public Works Diandino Peña, former Administrative Secretary of the Presidency Simon Lizardo and former controller of the nation Haivanjoe Ng Cortiñas, were declared fugitives from justice yesterday after they did not heed an arrest order. Their whereabouts remain unknown. The Department of Investigations (DNI), the Police, the District Attorney’s Office and state …
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All Canada 3000 flights grounded

The charter airline Canada 3000 has grounded all of its flights due to financial problems stemming from the 11 September attacks. Canada’s second largest airline runs charter flights to the Caribbean including several Dominican Republic destinations. It’s not known yet if the shut down is permanent. Yesterday, the airline was granted bankruptcy protection and said …
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Book to watch for

Journalist and political public relations specialist Pedro Caba will soon release his “Memos to Balaguer,” a collection of short political and economic insights on how things work in the DR. Journalist Ana Mitila Lora previews the book for Listin Diario and concludes that there is not much difference between the way late 19th century dictator …