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Senate to vote for new ombudsman

The Chamber of Deputies sent the shortlists to the Senatefrom with the names of pre-selected candidates for the nation’s ombudsman. The candidates are politicians Fidel Ernesto Santana (Frente Amplio), Henry Modesto Merán (Fuerza del Pueblo) and Pablo Ulloa Castillo, former executive director of the Constitutional Court. The Chamber of Deputies says the shortlist of alternates …
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Electric scooters banned in Colonial City until regulated

The popularity of electric scooters created problems in the Colonial City as these swerved around sidewalks and streets, affecting pedestrians. Now, Santo Domingo’s city government says these are banned until regulation is drafted on their use, responsibilities, and consequences. As explained in a press release, the measure is taken by common agreement with the companies …
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ITSC: Change for the worse at the first community college in the Dominican Republic

On Sunday, 22 March 2021, José Sanchez announced he was resigning his position as rector at the Instituto Técnico Superior Comunitario (ITSC). The announcement comes after TV journalist Addis Burgos aired two parts of an investigative report into how Sánchez has politicized the community college to benefit his family and ruling Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) …