DR makes it to World Baseball Championships

Dominican Republic is among 16 countries that will participate in the World Baseball Championships to be held this July in Italy. This is the first time that professional ball players participate in the tournament. For the Americas, Panama, US, Nicaragua, Canada, the DR and Cuba will participate. Asia will be represented by South Korea, Japan, […]

The schedule for the Pan Am Basketball Games in Puerto Plata

Teams participating in the Panamerican Juvenile Basketball Tournament that will be held in Puerto Plata 4-11 July are divided into two groups head by the United States and the hosts, Dominican Republic. The US will head the A Group with Argentina, Canada and Cuba. In the B group, the DR will match Brazil, Venezuela and […]

EU to assist DR on migration policy

The European Union will assist the Dominican Republic to carry out a survey of the number of foreigners that reside in the Dominican Republic. The RD$3 million survey was prepared by the International Migration Organization. According to the director of the Department of Migration, Danilo Díaz, the larger concentrations of Europeans are in Sosua, Las […]

Peggy Cabral endorses Milagros Ortíz Bosch

The widow of the former leader of the Partido Revolucionario Dominicano favors that senator re-elect for Santo Domingo, Milagros Ortíz Bosch be the presidential candidate of the PRD in the year 2000 elections. Mrs. Peggy Cabral viuda Peña, who was active in politics herself when her husband was alive, presides the Federación Dominicana de Mujeres […]

Presidente Music Festival was an overwhelming success

Larger than expected crowds made the Presidente Latin Music Festival an overwhelming success over the weekend. The festival is known as the principal of its kind held in the Caribbean every year. The press estimated a first night attendance of 60,000, a new record for the Olympic Stadium. Second and third night attendance were estimated […]

All tickets sold for ferry to DR from Puerto Rico

The promoters of the ferry between Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and Sans Souci Terminal at Santo Domingo Port announced that all spaces on the inaugural voyage of the ship were booked out two days after they went up for sale in Puerto Rico, even despite the telephone company strike. The tickets will cost US$78-US$118 for the […]