Disney on Ice opens at the Palacio de los Deportes

Ice skating to the tales of famous Disney characters starts on Wednesday, 29 November through Sunday, 3 December 2017 in Santo Domingo. There are shows on the weekend at 11am and 7pm. See Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Dory, also Frozen and more. Tickets are for sale at the Palacio de los Deportes box office […]

Berklee College of Music master classes at the Music Conservatory

The Ministry of Culture and the Berklee College of Music have begun the series of master classes at the National Music Conservatory in Santo Domingo. These are open to the general public. They are being taught by jazz pianist and composer Michel Camilo and US professors Rebecca Cline, Sean Skeete and Chrissy Tignor. The workshops […]

President Medina’s oldest daughter to wed

Candy Sibeli Medina Montilla, the oldest daughter of President Danilo Medina and First Lady Candida Montilla, will be getting married on Saturday, 16 December 2017 at the Santo Domingo Cathedral. She is marrying Angel Duarte. The ceremony will be at 7:30pm at the Cathedral and the reception at a city hotel. This is the second […]

Arrest in major robbery at home of wealthy Venezuelan

The second of three men implicated in the assault of a Venezuelan couple, who had US$408,500 taken from them along with jewelry, has been arrested by the police. The couple was assaulted in their property in La Romana in September and according to the police, the latest arrest is of 20-year old Andy Carmelia, also […]

Jail time requested for DNCD agents

The public prosecution service is asking for jail on remand as coercive measures for two officers of the National Police and three agents from the National Drug Control Agency (DNCD) in San Juan de la Maguana, accused of possession of cocaine. Those charged with the offence are Lieutenant Colonel Andrés Martínez, Captain José Castillo, and […]

Court case involving Hipolito continues

On Wednesday 29 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Justice continued the hearing between former President Hipólito Mejía, who is accusing the senator from Peravia, and senator Wilton Guerrero (PLD-Peravia). Mejía accused Guerrero of defamation. The case goes back to 2012, when, a week before the presidential elections, Senator Guerrero stated that Mejia had travelled […]

Neighborhood initiative: Recycling in Piantini

Carmen Alonzo, president of the Piantini neighborhood and nearby areas, explained to Diario Libre the new community initiative to make available large plastic tanks for neighbors to deposit plastic and carton containers so these can be recycled prior to reaching the garbage dump. The initiative begins with 25 donated tanks. Anyone interested in the containers […]