Government needs to make decisions to start resolving traffic problems

The former president of the Herrera Industries Association (AEIH), Manuel Cabrera says that the Dominican government has to start implementing traffic laws. He said the permissiveness of the government has allowed the transporters, who already control transport, to reach extremes in their operations. Cabrera said that the government needs to take unpopular actions even when […]

Ministry of Public Works activates Emergency Committee

September and October are traditionally the most active months for tropical storms and hurricanes, and the Dominican Ministry of Public Works (MOPC) has activated its Emergency Committee that is in charge of control and prevention, as much as possible, of the effects of these tropical storms. Their main focus is the nation’s highway system together […]

Case of murdered pregnant teenager begins in San Francisco de Macorís

At the opening of the Emely Peguero (Emi del Carmen Peguero Polanco), murder case on Wednesday, 29 August 2018, Marlin Martínez, mother of chief suspect of the murder, her son Marlon Martínez, once again declared her innocence of the charges of complicity in the death of the 16-year old. She said she was scared and […]

National District city government tries to educate public regarding refuse

The Ayuntamiento of the National District (ADN) seeks to encourage cooperation from residents to make garbage collection much more efficient. This news comes in a press release from Mayor David Collado the Mayor, who explains he hopes to instill civic pride in the city, by launching the “I am Santo Domingo” campaign. The mayor says […]

Bartolo Colon sets record as Latin American-born pitcher with the most victories all time

Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colón’s persistence paid off and on Tuesday, 7 August 2018, he pitched seven innings to land his No. 246 career win and pass Nicaragua’s Dennis Martínez in number of wins. It was his sixth try at the milestone win. His last win had been on 30 June. The Texas Rangers won […]

President Medina attends Colombia’s president inaugural

Today, Tuesday 7 August, President Danilo Medina is scheduled to travel to Bogotá, Colombia for the inauguration of President Iván Duque and his Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez. He will join nine other Latin American heads of state and delegations from 17 countries at the inauguration. Among the heads of state expected to be present […]

Chinese Duarte?

After years of Dominican identifying with a single portrait and bust of Duarte, now sculptors and their patrons are getting creative. Social media and the press recently criticized a sculpture commissioned by the Ministry of Defense for the similarities of the new Duarte with President Danilo Medina located at the Plaza de la Bandera. Now, […]