• Cop and ex-cop arrested for Haitian minister holdup

    Local December 26, 2011 | 12:31 pm

    Santiagode los Caballeros.- Three men, including an active police officer and anex-member of the National Police, have been arrested, accused of holding up androbbing Haitian presidency mini[...]

  • UASD Tunnel tests “a success”

    Local December 27, 2011 | 7:34 am

    Santo Domingo.- TheMinistry of Public works has announced that the tests on the control systemsfor the newly-built Ortega y Gasset Avenue - UASD tunnel carried out on Friday,Saturday and Sun[...]

  • Holiday toll up to 26

    Local December 27, 2011 | 7:44 am

    Santo Domingo.- The EmergencyOperations Center (COE) informed yesterday that the number of deaths during theChristmas period has risen to 26, 24 of which resulted from road accidents andtwo [...]

  • Dominican government regrets attack on Haitian minister

    Local December 27, 2011 | 7:54 am

    SantoDomingo.- Dominican Foreign Relations Minister Carlos Morales Troncoso has expressed his regret in reaction to the attack on HaitianMinister Daniel Supplice and his family last Thursday[...]

  • RD$12.9m from Quirino’s assets donated to charities

    Local December 27, 2011 | 9:15 am

    Santo Domingo.- The NationalDrugs Council (CND) has donated the sum of RD$12,934,000 to 12 institutions.The funds decommissioned from money laundering assets confiscated from formerDominican army c[...]

  • Dominican authorities enforce New Year firework ban

    Local December 27, 2011 | 9:29 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of theInterior and Police has extended its offensive against the illegal manufactureand sale of fireworks during the festive season, with a series of operations [...]

  • New judges to be sworn in today

    Local December 28, 2011 | 6:00 am

    Santo Domingo.- The National Magistrates Council (CNM) will swear in the new judges who will serve on the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ), the Constitutional Court (TC) and Superior Electoral Court [...]

  • Dominican president given UN anti-speculation resolution

    Local December 28, 2011 | 6:01 am

    Santo Domingo.- The president of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, has formally handed president Leonel Fernández the resolution approved by [...]

  • Romana judge case set for February

    Local December 28, 2011 | 6:02 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Judicial BranchCouncil has set the date of 10th February 2012 for the hearing ofthe disciplinary case against the judge of the La Romana Civil and CommercialChamber, Alta[...]