2011News

The end of the CDA is near

Several state agencies requested the safekeeping of the remaining assets of the bankrupt Dominican Aviation Company (CDA), whose assets are under inventory by the Reformed Business Patrimonial Fund (FONPER), the former Commission for Reforming the Public Businesses (CREP). Both the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC), and the Dominican Air Force (FAD) asked to take over …
2011News

Baseball Roundup

The Leones del Escogido ended the Estrellas Orientales’ three-game winning streak with a decisive 3-0 shutout in San Pedro de Macoris. Great pitching by Eduard Valdez who worked seven excellent innings and opportune batting by Brad Snider and Bryan Pena, combined with some pitching mistakes and poor fielding, led to the three runs for the …
2011News

Year of Transparency

The Executive Branch named 2011 Year of Transparency and Institutional Strengthening. The announcement comes at a time when international organizations have compiled information showing corruption, weak institutions and violation of laws by the government itself prevails in the DR. See http://www.ipacrd.com/ Decree 728-10 highlights that that public administration is subject to act with transparency as …
2011News

Forests increase in DR

The Dominican Republic increased its forest coverage 5.4% in the past seven years. Environment Minister Jaime David Fernandez wants the media to reach a strategic alliance with the Ministry of Environment to benefit the forests. In a press conference on Wednesday, 29 December, Jaime David Fernandez said that national forests coverage is 33-33.5%. The Ministry …