Washington to help Dominican Republic fight major forest fire
Santo Domingo.- United States ambassador James W. Brewster on Tuesday said Washington will help the Dominican government with funds and equipment to fight the forest fire that has charred several thousand hectares of the...

July 29, 2014

SANTO DOMINGO (AP) - Authorities destroyed roughly 2 000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled metal to build a monument promoting peace. The Dominican Republic's attorney general, Francisco Dominguez, and other officials gathered...
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Evangelical Unity Council (CODUE) president Fidel Lorenzo Merán on Tuesday urged society’s various sectors to start a dialogue on Loma Miranda and contribute to social peace and to find a solution...
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- More than 20 embassies on Tuesday stated their support for the Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (CEI-RD) to attract key companies and investors from their countries, by attending the investment forum...
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July 29, 2014

San Pedro, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina attended the opening ceremony Monday for the country’s first mill to make corn flakes.
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Domínguez on Monday asked society’s support to abolish the bearing and possession of guns, as a way to fight organized crime, drug trafficking and femicides.
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Monte Plata senator (PLD) Charley Mariotti said Monday that Congress shouldn’t approve the short list of five people submitted by the Executive Branch to designate the three members of the National Competition...
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Economy minister Temistocles Montas on Monday reiterated the description of his former boss and ex president Leonel Fernández as a “messianic leader,” despite working under him for more than 10 years.
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- United States ambassador James W. Brewster on Tuesday said Washington will help the Dominican government with funds and equipment to fight the forest fire that has charred several thousand hectares of the Central...
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July 29, 2014

Santo Domingo.- United States ambassador James W. Brewster on Tuesday said his country’s immigration issue is different from Dominican Republic’s, but noted both nations must deal with resolve what occurs along its borders.
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July 29, 2014

Constanza, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Tuesday visited Valle Nuevo, the National Park where a week old blaze has charred hundreds of hectares of mostly pine forests.
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July 29, 2014

Dominican Republic national Jenny Valdez has been freed after the prosecution offered no evidence regarding a case in which she was accused of brandishing a knife and assaulting a woman during an argument over a man. Valdez was facing...
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July 28, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (AmchamDR) on Sunday said the legislation which allows the State to provisionally take part in the electricity generation business would create unfair...
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July 28, 2014

Bonao, Dominican Republic.- The mining company Falconbridge Dominicana (Falcondo) on Saturday announced recertification of the ISO 14001 standard for environmental management, which “guarantee the proper functioning of the...
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July 28, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic has much better conditions than when Israel’s authorities decided to start looking for oil natural gas to reach the energy independence it finally achieved.
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July 28, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The forest fire which has charred large parts of Valle Nuevo National Park, Constanza (central) during the last few days has devastated more than 1,200 hectares of pine forests, local residents say.
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July 28, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Just two weeks after a collision claimed the lives of five people, another crash on the Southern Highway today Monday has killed three and hurt more than 20 others, when a bus full of passengers from Azua headed to Santo...
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July 28, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The National Weather Office (Onamet) forecasts sunny skies over most of the country Monday, because of tropical conditions that preclude any precipitation. "Precipitation of importance will be limited at the start of the...
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July 28, 2014

Azua, Dominican Republic.- The dams and canals agency (INDRHI) affirmed Monday that president Danilo Medina is expected to inaugurate the reconstruction and expansion of the hydroelectric facility at southern Sabana Yegua in August.
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