The Dominican Resistance Memorial Museum is exhibiting a selection of restored clothing sewn and worn by the Mirabal sisters who were slain in 1960 at the orders of Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The exhibition of the “The Mirabal Sisters Textile Collection” seeks to give people a closer, more human look at the heroines, who […]
The four teams that are participating in the Dominican Winter Professional Baseball League are tied in first place. In last night’s game, the Escogido Lions defeated the Aguilas Cibaeñas, 6-0 yesterday The Giants defeated the Tigers, 2-1. All the teams have won two games and lost two games.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Mayor of Santo Domingo Johnny Ventura announced he was firing 550 people that receive pay checks from the municipality but play no role. But PRD alderman have "alerted" the city mayor that they "worked for the win of the party and now can’t be sent to the streets". Hoy newspaper editorialized, "Poor country. Here the […]
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 […]
Tuesday’s baseball games were suspended because of heavy rains in Santo Domingo and Santiago. Tonight, the Giants are scheduled to match the Tigers in San Francisco de Macorís. The Lions will face the Aguilas in Santo Domingo.
If you are in Santo Domingo for 12 December, be sure not to miss the concert of the decade, a benefit. The Sammy Sosa Foundation, the 4-40 Foundation (Juan Luis Guerra), the Gloria Estefan Foundation, and the Foundation of Young Latin American Artists have joined efforts to present a mega concert at Altos de Chavón […]
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 […]