2001News

President gives Congress green light to reform constitution

President Hipolito Mejia proclaimed yesterday that the development of the nation cannot be achieved without a profound transformation of the state. In a message to commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Constitution, he said that the document is the basis for preserving the essential values of society and the fundamental rights of the individual. Over …
2001News

Bank profits up

Listin Diario reports that bank profits from January to August 2001 were RD$1.9 billion, an 8.4% increase over the same period last year. This is considerably down from the 49% profit posted for the same period in 1999-2000. The decline in growth is attributed to the slowdown in the economy as a result of new …