2016News

The Gypsy Princess at the National Theater

Dr. Edgar Perez’s Sociedad ProArte Latinoamericana presents the short humorous 3-act operetta, “The Gypsy Princess” (La Princesa de las Csardas) at the National Theater on 15-16 July 2016 at 8:30pm. Participating in the performance is the 64 piece Orquesta Filarmonica, directed by Carlos Andres Mejia Zuluaga, a Venezuelan-Colombian conductor who resides in the Dominican Republic. …
2016News

President Medina calls for reforestation on border with Haiti

President Danilo Medina made a surprise visit to Hondo Valle in Elias Pina province on the border with Haiti and emphasized the need for a concerted effort to reforest the region. The President named a committee to draft the reforestation plan. The committee includes Agriculture Minister Angel Estevez; the director of the Dominican Agrarian Institute, …
2016News

Ministry of Public Health recommends postponing pregnancies

The Ministry of Public Health again is recommending couples to postpone pregnancy until the peak of the Zika virus outbreak passes. The Ministry has already reported the first microcephaly in a recent birth. Zika is linked to microcephaly in newborns. Dr. Mercedes Rodriguez Silver, deputy minister for Collective Health, said avoiding pregnancies is the most …