DR Christmas Season & New Year Agenda

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 […]

Y2K follow-up commission created

The newly created Governmental Commission for the Change of the Millennium is in charge of monitoring the effects of the Y2K phenomenon before, during and after the change of year through 4 January. Monitoring will be carried out at international and national levels. For more information on this commission, see www.comision2000.gov.do or call 809 540-2000, […]

DR is 7th largest illegal group in US

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 […]

Colombians plant drugs in Haiti near DR border

The Listín Diario reports today that hundreds of Colombians have installed themselves in impoverished frontier towns in Haiti where they are planting marihuana to be shipped to the DR. The newspaper says that the money for the drug transactions that is pouring into Haiti is apparent in the more comfortable dwellings that are going up […]

Lows at 18 and highs of 28 for most of DR

A record low of 14.4 Degrees Celsius was registered at the Las Americas International Airport yesterday at dawn. The previous low was 14.8 Degrees. Lows in Santo Domingo were 18.3 degrees. In Punta Cana and Puerto Plata lows of 18.5 and 18.6 respectively were registered. The National Weather Department reported noontime highs of 26-28 degrees. […]