2017News

Ministry of Economy invites business to request JICA volunteers

The Ministry of Economy (MEPyD) is calling on public, educational and non-governmental entities interested in technical assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to apply now through 20 February. JICA is offering assistance in competitiveness, environmental protection, climate change mitigation, social and land development, sports, culture, the arts and more. Japanese volunteers can be …
2017News

Félix Paulino was released on assistant Public Prosecutor’s orders

An assistant to the Public Prosecutor in San Cristobal was the person who ordered the central Criminal Investigation Unit (Dicrim) to release Brayan Peter Felix Paulino, who was arrested on 12 December 2016, according to the police notebook for 13 December. Felix Paulino was arrested for driving a motorcycle without documents and told investigators that …
2017News
The Italian police have announced that they have dismantled a drug dealing gang with the assistance of the Spanish National Police. The gang is accused of trafficking in cocaine to Italy from South America, via the Dominican Republic. Several people have been arrested including those linked to a Calabrian mafia family, Morabito-Bruzzanti-Palamara. In addition, 19 …
2017News

More flood warnings

The Emergency Operations Center (COE) has increased the number of provinces under green alert to six, warning of possible flooding in areas near rivers and streams. The provinces under alert are Santiago, Dajabón, Maria Trinidad Sánchez (Nagua), Puerto Plata, Montecristi and Espaillat (Moca). According to the National Meteorological Office (Onamet), the whole country is still …
2017News

Yoga guru David Kyle to give teacher training in Jarabacoa

Yoga instructor David Kyle will be holding a 50-hour Rocket Yoga training retreat in Jarabacoa from 12-16 February 2017. Accommodation is available in two neighboring mountain homes. Participants completing the retreat will receive a certificate on Rocket Yoga. Kyle is the highest student trained by Larry Schultz with only 500 E-RYT given from the direct …