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PRM: Eduardo Estrella and Alfredo Pacheco to continue to preside Senate and Chamber of Deputies

Eduardo Estrella (Dominicanos por el Cambio-Santiago) will continue as president of the Senate. The ruling Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) board met and decided Estrella would preside the Senate for another year. There had been speculation that PRM senators Ricardo de los Santos or Antonio Marte would take on the presidency. The PRM is the ruling …
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Ministry of Public Health campaign for safe driving in rainy season

The Ministry of Public Health seeks to better prepare the population for the rainy season with the unfolding of a road safety campaign on social media. The initiative seeks to prevent traffic accidents with tips for getting around in adverse weather conditions. The “Road Safety During the Rainy Season” campaign offers guidance particularly to motorcyclists …
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National Symphony champion Margarita Copello passes away

At 90, the guiding force of the Symphony Foundation, Margarita Copello passed away. She is recognized for her successful efforts to create increased awareness of classic music, presentation of world-class classic music events, including the Santo Domingo Music Festival, and the creating of better working conditions for classical musicians. She was born in Santiago de …
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Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #490/ 21 July 2021

Restrictive measures have been effective and have controlled the May spike in Covid-19 cases in the Dominican Republic. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #489 reports 611 new PCR cases for the Monday, 20 July 2021 deadline, almost double the cases of the previous day. Health authorities closely monitor the new …