2017News

Back to school

Life returns to normal in the Dominican Republic after an unusually long Christmas, New Year and Three Kings Day holiday break. Schools reopen on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 nationwide. Minister of Education Andrés Navarro called on students to attend on the first day of school of the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year. “If …
2017News

AMET retains 2,000 for not showing vehicle sticker

The Metropolitan Transport Authority (AMET) has confiscated more than 2,000 vehicles and fined their drivers for travelling without the required taxation sticker (marbete) since the deadline for renewal expired on Friday, 6 January 2017. The confiscated vehicles have been parked at designated lots in Villa Mella, Independencia Avenue and Monumental Avenue with República de Colombia …
2017News

Pre-trial custody for Percival Matos gang

On Friday, 6 January 2017, the National District prosecutors requested pre-trial custody for Brayan Peter Félix Paulino (accused of heading the operations), Mayor Elvin Rodgers Rodríguez (accused of providing the guns for the robberies), Javier Fernández Perelló (accused of being the contact between the military and Percival) and motorcycle mechanic Reivi David Corporán (La Culebra) …