International ballet at the National Theater

The 10th Global Dance Stars (Gala de Estrellas de la Danza Mundial) will take place this coming 16 February 2018 at the National Theater. The event is a benefit for the Fundacion Nido de Angeles that helps children with brain paralysis. Starring in the 2018 international dance evening are Cuban choreographer and dancer Yudesblet Maura […]

Soberano Awards nominations announced

The 34th Soberano Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. The awards ceremony for the Premios Soberano, the most important show business event in the Dominican Republic, is set for Tuesday, 20 March 2017. The awards are sponsored by the Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana, the brewery of Presidente beer. New this year are the […]

Aguilas win one, lose another to Licey; playoffs move to Santo Domingo

Rains over the Duarte long weekend caused a double game day to be played at 2 and 7pm at the Cibao Ball Park on 30 January 2018. Santiago fans first celebrated when their team defeated the Licey Tigers 5-2 in the first game. But sighed, when the Licey team from Santo Domingo won the second […]

Dominican cop promoted to two-star NYPD chief

Neighborhood policing is working in New York City and a Dominican law enforcement officer was honored with a promotion for his contributions to the record low levels of crime and violence in New York City. Current 43rd Precinct (The Bronx) commanding officer inspector Fausto Pichardo was one of four promoted in a recent series of […]

Six men arrested for motorcycle racing in San Pedro de Macorís

The First Hall of the Transit Court in San Pedro de Macoris (Primera Sala del Juzgado de Paz Especial de Tránsito de San Pedro de Macorís) ordered pre-trial custody to six men caught in the illegal act of motorcycle racing alongside the Autovía del Este between San Pedro and La Romana. The arrested are Raimond […]

Pawa needs to refund passengers for RD$230 million

The Civil Aviation Board (JAC) has announced that Pawa Dominicana has begun to pay back more than RD$230 million to passengers who had bought tickets. Pawa flights were suspended for a debt of more than US$3 million in airport taxes among other debts. According to estimations, the suspension will affect around 12,000 passengers up to […]

Newlink poll shows tie between Medina and Fernandez

A telephone poll to 24,517 Dominican citizens revealed a virtual tie among voter preference between President Danilo Medina and former President Leonel Fernandez. The 2015 Constitution promoted by President Medina impedes him from aspiring to the Presidency in the 2020 general election. But the same was true for the 2010 Constitution that was changed so […]