2011News

Recognizing Molina Morillo

President Leonel Fernandez recognized journalist Rafael Molina Morillo with the award of Journalist of the Year. Fernandez said this recognizes Molina’s 62 years in journalism, and his work in the defense of freedom of expression and Dominican democracy. The award comes with a RD$650,000 prize. Speaking at the award ceremony, Education Minister Melanio Paredes described …
2011News

The wrong pedal

65-year old Daisy Cordero asked fellow church member 63-year old Juan Arias to help her park her car. What followed was a major tragedy for churchgoers who were preparing to celebrate the ordaining of two priests at the Iglesia San Simon Apostal in Villa Faro, Santo Domingo Este. At 4pm, Father Clemente Furones left to …
2011News

Alfredo Simon in big trouble

Major Leagues pitcher Alfredo Simon surrendered to the Police today. He is accused of accidentally murdering 25-year old Esteban Castillo Almonte and injuring the latter’s brother, 17-year old Starlin Castillo during a “celebration” shooting on occasion of the New Year festivities. The accident occurred in a central park in the community of Los Salados, Luperon …
2011News

Was it his wife?

Relatives of murdered businessman Juan Maria de Jesus Santiago Dominguez suspected a hired assassin as the material author of the killing that occurred on 8 December at Av. Charles Sumner in Santo Domingo. Now the intellectual author of the killing is suspect to be his wife, Georgina Lopez, of 34 years, and her suspect lover …