The Manny Mota Golf Celebrity Classic starts today, Thursday, 30 November at 7 pm at the Quisqueya Ballpark. A benefit for social programs carried out by the Manny Mota Foundation, the event features a softball game and a salsa concert. The announced participants this year are: Vladimir Guerrero, Juan Marichal, José Canseco, Preston Wilson, Deivi […]
The National Folklore Ballet has scheduled a 2000 Gala of Dominican Customs and Traditions at the Bellas Artes auditorium. Special performances by Ileana Reynoso, José Lacay and Elixandra Félix, along with a troupe of 60 dancers. Music direction, Otoniel Burgos, with Maestro Papa Molina consulting. Tickets: RD$100.
La Cadena supermarket chain announces its Thursdays in December 7 pm presentations of the "Coro de la Camara de Polifonía" directed by Maestro Jose Delmonte Peguero. The 24-voice choir, one of the best in the country, will be singing Christmas carols at supermarkets located at: 30 November, Av. Abraham Lincoln 7 December, Av. Núñez de […]
The daughter of Franco Bacci, owner of Heltours Serivce, a helicopter rental service in Bavaro-Macao highway, urged that the Police carry out an in depth investigation to find those responsible for her father’s death. She suspects he was murdered by the watchman of the business, but that the hit was ordered by someone else related […]
Newmont Mining Corporation, the largest gold producer in North America and second largest in the world, announced its interest in participating in the tender for the Rosario Pueblo Viejo mine. Newmont has gold producing assets in the United States, Mexico, Peru, Uzbekistan and Indonesia. Gerald Ellis, a former director of Mining, represents the company in […]
Stewart Title Dominicana, a subsidiary of the Stewart Title Company is now operating in the DR. A leader in title insurance and real estate information services in the US, the company has more than 5,000 issuing locations in the US and several international markets. The company dates back to 1893. For more information on their […]
The timing is off, business consultant Emam Zadé Frederic Emam Zade told El Caribe newspaper. He says that while the economic reforms are in general positive, the timing couldn’t be worse for the tax bills promoted by the Mejía administration. "One of the worst moments to increase taxes is when an economy is in recession, […]
President Hipólito Mejía agreed to reduce the advance payment on taxes on sales to 1.5%, down from a proposed 2%. He also would agree to cut the proposed tax increases on vehicle sales, cigarettes and alcoholic beverages. Mejía made the announcement to the press shortly before leaving for Mexico yesterday to attend the inauguration of […]
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 Drug Control Department (DNCD) announced the arrest of fugitive Pablo Giordano Almonte Lluberes. Almonte is sought in extradition for the murder of New York policeman Michael Buczek in October 1988. The arrest took place in San Pedro de Macorís. The US had requested his extradition in 1998.