2011News

DR to UN agency

The Dominican Republic was elected as a member of the United Nations Economic Council yesterday. The decision was taken after a unanimous vote by 188 countries in the General Assembly. According to a press release by the Ministry of Foreign Relations, this vote is a demonstration of the leading role the country has taken on …
2011News

Migration Ruling: Too complicated and costly to implement

Experts analyzing the newly passed Migration Law say that the new ruling will encourage illegal migration because its implementation is too costly and complicated. Wilfredo Lozano, of the UNIBE university research center and consultant to the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (Flacso), said that the requirements are one of the weaknesses of the ruling …
2011News

Colonial Zone remake could leave hundreds homeless

The Colonial Zone Residents Association Union has warned that if the City Council of the National District (ADN) intervenes and places the buildings identified as “Public Dangers” up for auction, hundreds of families will become homeless. Union president Mercedes Costes called for a solution that included the inhabitants of the 72 seriously deteriorated buildings. “Nobody …