Explanations for Balaguer's longevity

A special report in Hoy newspaper says that former President Joaquín Balaguer’s longevity is inherited from his parents. According to the chronicle by Belarminio Ramírez, Balaguer’s father lived to 84 and his mother died at 96. Furthermore, Balaguer never married, although his many illegitimate children are vox populi. He also is known to eat austerely, […]

Almost US$10 million in beer exports

The Dominican Republic exported RD$150 million in beer and malt last year, according to the National Statistics Office. 13 million kilograms of beer and one million kilograms of malt were exported to the US, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Switzerland, St. Marten, U.S. Virgin Islands, Aruba, Turks & Caicos Islands, Spain primary source markets. The US alone […]

President Fernández travels to San Salvador

President Leonel Fernández travels this afternoon to El Salvador for a 24-hour official visit. He will be attending the inaugural of President-elect Francisco Flores. He will also discuss with his Central American colleagues the advances made on the free trade agreement signed between the DR and several Central American nations. This is President Fernández 24th […]