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Santo Domingo.- The Bicameral Commission studying the draft of next year’s budget on Thursday returned the proposal to Chamber of Deputies president Abel Martinez, his order to strike the “barrilito”...

October 25, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Dominguez said the deceased in wake of what he called Dominican Republic’s most daring escape attempt," are Jorge Luis Polanco Diaz, who was serving 30 years; Andy Maríñez...
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October 25, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry posted lower prices on all fuels except natural gas for the 2nd straight week, for which starting Saturday premium gasoline will cost RD$235.30, or 4.70 less, and regular falls 4.40, to...
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October 25, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic Government, joined by private sector, civil society and donor representatives today discussed their growth strategies and presented specific advances in improving investment climate, ease of doing...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo. - The government of the Dominican Republic on Thursday slammed the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) ruling that states that the rights of Haitians deported between 1999 and 2000 were violated, as "biased and...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Representatives of Dominican Republic’s and Haiti’s governments and private sectors that form part of the Quisqueya Business Summit met in Port au Prince Thursday, to explore investment opportunities between...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The scandal pitting Justice minister Francisco Dominguez and senator Felix Bautista spurs reactions from many personalities, including a group of famous attorneys whose background qualifies it for the title of...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The Bicameral Commission studying the draft of next year’s budget on Thursday returned the proposal to Chamber of Deputies president Abel Martinez, his order to strike the “barrilito” (little barrel) slush...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- The National Weather Office (ONAMET) forecasts scattered showers mostly over the mountains Friday, and increasing rainfall during the weekend from tropical wave approaching from the northwest.
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Dominguez said the deceased are Jorge Luis Polanco Diaz, who was serving 30 years; Andy Maríñez Alcántara, head of a ring which allegedly plotted the breakout; Jesús Féliz...
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October 24, 2014

Santo Domingo.- Justice Ministry PR Tessie Sánchez said a separate escape attempt at the prison in La Victoria left one person dead, but didn’t specify whether an inmate or a guard.
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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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