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Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #105/1 July 2020

According to Coronavirus Bulletin #105 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 34,197 confirmed cases, 810 new confirmed cases from 157,045 PCR diagnostic tests. The number of PCR cases for the bulletin is 2,916. The tally of deaths is now 765, including 11 new registered deaths. The daily average …
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Editorialists last words on the 5 July election

El Dia calls the campaign “one of the most civilized campaigns in the Dominican electoral history”. The editorialist highlights the notable absence of physical and verbal violence and commends the prevailing civic behavior of the population. Nevertheless, it says the elections have been full of surprises: two reschedulings (municipal for e-voting glitch and presidential/congressional for …
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TSA rules against eco-hotel in Cotubanamá Park

The Superior Administrative Court (TSA), the court that reviews the correct application of government regulations, called for the suspension of Environmental Permit 3771-19 that had been issued by the Ministry of Environment under Minister Ángel Estévez. The permit allowed for the construction of a lodging project in the Guaraguao-Punta Catuano recreational area in Cotubanamá National …
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Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #104/30 June 2020

According to Coronavirus Bulletin #104 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 33,387 confirmed cases, 819 new confirmed cases from 154,129 PCR diagnostic tests. The number of PCR cases for the bulletin is 3,210. The tally of deaths is now 754, including 7 new registered deaths. The daily average …