• Govt. agencies ready response to tropical storm

    Local September 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm

    Santo Domingo.-  The Emergency Operations Center (COE) on  Wed. activated the Contingency Plan for Hydrological Events, to respond to the effects of Tropical Storm Isaac over the country. Present[...]
  • Medina’s Govt. again tramples zoning laws

    Local September 12, 2018 | 7:59 pm

    Santo Domingo Este.- Three council members and a deputy were affected by tear gas canisters allegedly fired by the police on Wed., when they, together with other people, tried to enforce the court-ord[...]
  • Citizens’ group stage sit-in, want Medina out

    Local September 12, 2018 | 4:58 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Dozens of people of various ages and social sectors gathered Tues. on the Duarte Highway just north of the city  to stage a sit-in calling for president Danilo Medina to step down. [...]
  • Santiago drivers clash with police over rising fuel prices, 10 hurt

    Local September 12, 2018 | 3:40 pm

    Santiago.- As many as 10 people were injured at a Wed. morning confrontation when police officers clashed with protesters as driver unions complain of rising fuel prices. Among the injured, althoug[...]
  • Officials meet as Sosúa prostitution goes rampant

    Local September 12, 2018 | 2:29 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Interior and Police minister, José Ramón Fadul, and Alcoholic Beverages Control (COBA) director Arisleyda Mercedes, met Tues. with tourism authorities, members of hotel associations [...]
  • Govt. huddles to deal with tropical storm

    Local September 12, 2018 | 1:48 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Government on Tues. began to take safety measures to deal with the possible passage of Tropical Storm Isaac through Dominican territory during the weekend. President Danilo Medi[...]
  • 81% f voters see little or no progress against corruption: poll

    Local September 12, 2018 | 1:09 pm

    Santo Domingo.- 81 percent (8 out of 19) of citizens polled by ASISA say that little or no progress has been made to reduce government corruption in the last six years. Moreover 71% of the voters s[...]
  • Election of prosecutors verifies rumors of favoritism

    Local September 12, 2018 | 11:39 am

    Santo Domingo.- The results of the Justice Ministry's internal competition to elect new prosecutors across the country, have confirmed what has long been rumored: The participants didn't compete on eq[...]
  • Civic group gets evidence in Odebrecht US$92.0M graft case

    Local September 11, 2018 | 11:51 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Supreme Court Instruction judge Francisco Ortega on Tues. ordered the high Court General Secretariat to hand over copies of the evidence and written documents of defense in the Odebrec[...]