2011News

Latin American Barometer shows citizen confidence at a low

Barometro Latinoamericano, a leading regional poll, reveals that the face-to-face polls conducted between 15 July and 16 August show the Dominican Republic in last place in confidence in the state by the citizens. The annual public opinion survey carried out 19,000 interviews in 18 Latin American countries. Latinobarometro Corporation is a non-profit NGO based in …
2011News

Differences at the JCE

Differences at the Central Electoral Board (JCE) concerning the return of Franklin Frias to direct the computer department continue to make headlines. Diario Libre gives front- page coverage to speculation about the reasons for the imposition of Franklin Frias as director of the JCE computer center. The newspaper reports that judge Eddy Olivares had requested …
2011News

Improving garbage collection service

Representatives of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Public Works and the municipalities of Greater Santo Domingo announced measures to improve garbage collection in Greater Santo Domingo yesterday, as reported in El Nacional. Environment Minister Ernesto Reyna said that the Duquesa garbage dump would operate 24 hours a day, equipment would …