• Dangerous dust devil buffets NW, menaced locals

    Local January 16, 2019 | 9:21 am

    Montecristi, Dominican Republic.- A dangerous mini-tornado on Tuesday buffeted an area of Montecristi province (northwest), where it whipped up the sand and moved toward onlookers who stayed and riske[...]
  • Rep. Espaillat calls on colleague to resign from Congress

    World January 16, 2019 | 8:45 am

    Press Release Washington D.C. - Today, representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement calling for Rep. Steve King of Iowa to resign and step down from Congress following [...]
  • Dominican Republic was on El Chapo’s to-do list: El Dia

    Local January 16, 2019 | 7:45 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican connection for the Sinaloa cartel under the leadership of Joaquín (El Chapo) Guzmán, confirmed this week by one of the witnesses in the trial against the Mexican capo i[...]
  • Good and bad news out of Valle Nuevo

    Economy January 16, 2019 | 8:24 am

    Cosntanza, Dominican Republic.- While it is true that the northern area of ​​ Valle Nuevo National Park after being evicted farmers, has been reforested and protected, the landscape of the souther[...]
  • 287 Haitian squatters arrested near national park

    Local January 15, 2019 | 4:33 pm

    Constanza, Dominican Republic.- Immigration Directorate inspectors, backed by members of the Armed Forces, arrested hundreds of Haitian squatters in villages surrounding Valle Nuevo National Park, in [...]
  • Medina breaks ground on US$125M Puerto Plata port

    Tourism January 15, 2019 | 12:52 pm

    Puerto Plata.- President Danilo Medina on Mon. headed groundbreaking for Puerto Plata port that includes the reconstruction of the cargo dock and the construction of a cruise and passenger terminal. [...]
  • Locals declare ‘Heist Zone’ in upscale sector

    Local January 15, 2019 | 3:54 pm

    Santo Domingo.- A video gone viral shows signs hung on light posts identifying the streets as "Heist Zones" in the city's upscale Arroyo Hondo II sector. "These signs that we are putting up here is[...]
  • Colonel’s murder a Police-drug traffickers ‘conspiracy’

    Local January 15, 2019 | 12:00 pm

    Bani, Dominican Republic.- A brother of Rafael A. Díaz (Buche), the main suspect in the shooting death of Police Col. Daniel Ramos at a drug house in Baní, said the murder stemmed from a conspiracy [...]
  • Tiebreaker tonight defines Winter Baseball Championship

    Sports January 15, 2019 | 11:06 am

    Santo Domingo.- The capital city's Leones will face La Romana's Toros Tuesday, in a tiebreaker whose winner will play against San Pedro's Estrellas for Dominican Republic Winter Baseball Championship.[...]