Santo Domingo Symphony Orchestra concerts

Enjoy an evening of excellent classical music in Santo Domingo by attending the National Symphony Orchestra concerts. Tickets can be purchased at the box office on the evening of the concert. Concert dates are: Wednesday, 8 August 2018: All Tchaikovsky works. Overture Fantasy Romeo and Juliet. Guest soloist, Ukranian pianist Vadym Kholodenko will play the […]

Victor Estrella and Roberto Cid take all in Central American and Caribbean Games

The best Dominican tennis player of all times, Víctor Estrella won the gold medal in the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Sports Games taking place in Barranquilla, Colombia on Sunday, 29 July 2018. Estrella defeated his teammate, Roberto Cid 6-4, 6-3 to win the gold and Cid the silver in the singles event. Estrella was […]

The other side of the story on a bronze medal win

Ramón González, a reporter for Listin Diario, shares in a story published on 31 July 2018 how despite enduring injuries to her wrist and knees, weightlifter Yineisy Paola Reyes, competing in 69 kilograms, won a bronze medal f Central American & Caribbean Games. He tells also that few know that the weight lifter lives with […]

Marijuana haul

Members of the police attached to the Central Anti-Narcotics Department (Dican) have confiscated 14.6 pounds of marijuana, which was being transported in a vehicle during a raid in the Jeremias sector in La Vega province on Sunday, 29 July 2018. Three people were arrested in the operation. Those arrested are Ambiorix Cepeda Jiménez, Candy María […]

Altice to sell towers in Dominican Republic

Altice Europe has agreed to sell its Dominican Republic telecoms towers business, Teletorres del Caribe, to Phoenix Tower International in a deal valuing the business at US$170 million, as the telecoms and cable group continues to shed assets to cut debt. Altice said the sale to Phoenix Tower, owned by private equity firm Blackstone, was […]

Attorney General meets with US Embassy acting ambassador

Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez received a visit from US Embassy charge d’affaires Robert Copley. Rodriguez and Copley discussed the importance of reinforcing collaboration and working together to prevent and prosecute organized and international crimes. During the meeting, which was also attended by the new head of the National Department of Persecution of the Public […]

Survey reveals middle class loses interest in politics

The president of the market research company Asisa Research Group has concluded that persons classified as upper middle class and the upper class are least likely to vote in the presidential, congressional and municipal elections in the Dominican Republic. Lilian Pagán explained that traditionally barely four of the ten people in these classes decide to […]