• Authorities brace for possible violence during strike

    Local November 14, 2011 | 7:53 am

    SANTO DOMINGO.- In spite of rebuke from several sectors, the barrio and leftists groups which called a nationwide for 24 hours said they stand firm in their decision to stage a walkout starting 6am[...]

  • Separated twins recover, could be home by Christmas

    Local November 14, 2011 | 8:08 am

    Santo Domingo.- The conjoined twins Maria Teresa and Teresa Maria Tapia, separated November 8 in Richmod, Virginia, continue their recovery and could return to the country by Christmas, said Sunday[...]

  • Netherlands Navy patrol boat arrives for military exercise

    Local November 14, 2011 | 8:26 am

    Santo Domingo. – The Dominican Navy on Sunday received the patrol boat Jaguar P-810, of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba Coast Guard with a crew of 13, who’ll take part in the military exerci[...]

  • Few rains, mild temperatures for Monday

    Local November 14, 2011 | 8:49 am

    Santo Domingo.- The National Meteorology Office (ONAMET) Monday forecasts decreasing rains as the east-northeast wind pushes a low pressure system located next to the south coast away from the terr[...]

  • Lack of buses leave commuters stranded

    Local November 14, 2011 | 9:15 am

    Santo Domingo.- Hundreds of commuters were left stranded from a lack of transport since early Monday morning, as several bus owner unions agreed to heed the 24 hour nationwide strike called by the [...]

  • Agents arrest drug pushers in beach town raids

    Local November 14, 2011 | 9:35 am

    Boca Chica, Dominican Republic.- Drugs Control (DNCD) agents conducted raids to nab drug dealers in the communities Andres and La Caleta, with at least 15 suspects arrested, after residents complai[...]

  • Government official favors legalizing drugs

    Local November 14, 2011 | 3:49 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO.- The government official and presidential candidate and head of a minority pro-government party Monday revealed he favors the legalization of drugs, noting that its ban is what attra[...]

  • US$37M in shared U.S.-Dominican seized assets include sex motels(Update)

    Local November 15, 2011 | 7:46 am

    Santo Domingo. - The United States Government will yield to Dominican Republic’s judicial authorities US$7.5 million, or 20% of the US$37 million in assets seized from the Cuban-born brothers Car[...]

  • Prominent figure questions OAS’ concern over Haiti border incident

    Local November 15, 2011 | 8:29 am

    Santo Domingo.- The concern stated Monday by the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Secretary General on the incident in the Dominican-Haiti the border on Saturday which reportedly left one H[...]