Hatuey registers to run for president

Hatuey Decamps, secretary general of the Partido Revolucionario Dominicano, became the third aspirant to the presidential candidacy of the PRD to formalize his candidacy by registering his credentials and making a payment of RD$100,000. Milagros Ortíz Bosch and Hipólito Mejía have also registered their aspirations to be the PRD presidential candidate in the year 2000 […]

DR appoints Daniel Guerrero ambassador in Cuba

Ministry of Foreign Relations announced yesterday that Daniel Guerrero Taveras has been appointed the Dominican Republic’s ambassador in Cuba. Miguel Pérez Cruz, former general consul, will be the Cuban ambassador in the country. He had been consul general since December 1997. Both countries will open their embassies in the same lovely houses where these were […]

Cable TV companies get their ads back

Shortly after the general manager of the leading cable TV company, Telecable Nacional announced the Comisión Nacional de Espectáculos Públicos y Radiofonía had no jurisdiction over the cable companies and thus could not ban their placing national advertisements on their international cable channels, the commission revoked its ban. The measure had primarily affected Telecable Nacional, […]

Judge orders JCE month budget allotments be disbursed

The provisional judge of the Cámara Civil y Comercial de la Segunda Circunscripción issued a judgment that favors the new board of the Junta Central Electoral, the body in charge of the organization of presidential, municipal and congressional elections in the DR. Judge Nuris Landry de Castillo ruled that the Executive Branch immediately release funds […]

PRD ratifies congressmen to last only two years

The Political Committee of the Partido Revolucionario Dominicano (PRD) ruled to ratify the decision of the party’s former leader, Dr. José Francisco Peña Gómez whereby three senators, 35 deputies and several mayors, deputy mayors and aldermen should hand in their posts to substitutes that were part of a political agreement made by the late party […]