113 cruise ships stops in the DR this winter

Minister of Tourism Felix Jiménez says that cruise ships will make 113 stops at Dominican ports, bringing 116,572 tourists on board from 13 October to 30 April 2000. Ships will make 73 stops at the Port of Santo Domingo, bringing 58,150 tourists. Catalina Island in La Romana will receive 40 cruise ship visits, bringing 58,150 […]

Regional technical cooperation meeting in Santo Domingo

Delegates from 34 Latin American and Caribbean countries will be meeting in Santo Domingo starting tomorrow to revise policies, trends and perspectives for international cooperation come the new millennium. The XIV Meeting of Directors of International Technical Cooperation will take place in Santo Domingo from 1 to 3 December. The inauguration of the event will […]

Dominicans go get their cards

The Junta Central Electoral, the Dominican government body in charge of organizing the 2000 presidential election, had criticized Dominicans yesterday, saying that it is part of national idiosyncrasy to leave everything for last minute. The reference was made to the 1.5 million Dominicans that have as of yet to get their voting/identification cards. As a […]

DR aspires to be bridge between Caribbean and Central America

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 […]

Armed Forces reinforce vigilance at frontier

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 […]

Corde director expects Dominicana Airlines to fly by 16 August 2000

Eduardo Selman, director of the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Estatales, the group of state enterprises that is being privatized, said he expects the state airline, Dominicana, to resume flying before the end of the Fernández administration on 16 August 2000. He commented that four airlines have shown an interest in acquiring the rights to the […]