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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- A staggering 93% of the foods lost weekly in the Dominican Republic are discarded in the production stage, while the remaining 7% is in marketing and processing, says a study released Thursday by the Vice Presidency and...
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court for pretrial detention against senator Felix Bautista, indicted on charges of embezzlement.
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- An surprising indictment unsealed Wednesday against senator Felix Bautista has drawn the battle lines in the upper Chamber, pitting his supporters, Sonia Mateo, Aristides Victoria Yeb and Prim Pujals, against detractors...
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- A truckers' strike has halted operations at Boca Chica's Caudedo Multimodal Port, as two unions wrestly for control of its lucrative container cargo business.
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The confiscations of cocaine in the Dominican Republic have reached alarming peaks during the last five years, with 34 metric tons from 2009 to 2013.
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Central banker Hector Valdez Albizu on Thursday said the Dominican economy grew 7.0% from January through September, led by mining, 24.1%; construction, 10.7, and hotels, bars and restaurants, 8.2%.
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Wednesday’s ruling handed down by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) which condemns Dominican Republic for repatriating Haitians prompted quick rebuke by lawmakers, including National District senator...
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo Taiwan based footwear manufacturer General Shoes on Tuesday announced construction of a plant in Santiago at a cost of US$10.0 million over three years, which will create around 3,000 jobs.
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    October 23, 2014

    Bonao, Dominican Republic.- The mining company Falconbridge Dominicana (FALCONDO), the ministries of the Environment and of Energy and Mines, and the town of Caribe, Bonao, planted 200,000 trees in Rio Yuna’s central basin, to mark...
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    October 23, 2014

    Montecristi, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Tuesday cut the ribbons on 15 schools, built or refurbished at a cost of more than RD$471.0 million, in Montecristi, Santiago Rodríguez, Sánchez Ramírez, Monseñor...
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    October 23, 2014

    Warsaw. – The Warsaw Office of the Prosecutor on Tuesday announced that a Polish priest has been charged in his country of sexually abusing minors in Poland and the Dominican Republic, AP reports.
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    October 23, 2014

    Santo Domingo. - Newspaper El Nuevo Diario editor-in-chief Persio Maldonado on Tuesday said the worst time to approve the Law on Political Parties would be now, given the PLD party’s control of Congress and the dispersed...
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    October 22, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry on Wednesday asked Interpol to arrest Jesus Pascual Cabrera Ruiz on charges of money laundering and drug trafficking.
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    October 22, 2014

    Santiago.- Under the watchful eye of dozens of police agents, radical priest Rogelio Cruz and representatives from transport and neighborhood organizations staged a walk Wednesday morning to demand the creation of Loma Miranda National...
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    October 22, 2014

    Bani, Dominican Republic.- Hundreds of farmers, homemakers and community leaders gathered early Wednesday in the main park of the town of Paya, with trucks and tractors, with empty pots and buckets, to demand water and the halt of the...
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    October 22, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Opposition PRD party deputy Radhames Gonzalez on Wednesday slammed Chamber of Deputies president Abel Martinez’s decision to suspend the slush fund know as “el barrilito” (little barrel), “to keep the...
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    October 22, 2014

    San Juan, Puerto Rico.- Dominican Republic’s and Puerto Rico’s Police departments agreed to develop specific plans against crime in both nations and implement joint training programs.
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    October 22, 2014

    Santiago.- Santiago’s retailers and Industrialists grouped in ACIS on Tuesday demanded that the Government put an end to the truckers’ freight monopoly in the ports, claiming it poses a threat to domestic production.
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