Local August 20, 2011 | 11:15 pm
MIAMI - US forecasters on Saturday said Tropical Storm Irene formed east of the Caribbean's Leeward Islands and was expected to strike the Dominican Republic as a hurricane early next week.
Local August 21, 2011 | 12:36 pm
Santo Domingo.– Tropical Storm Irene could become a hurricane Monday, though its power was predicted to fluctuate over the next several days as it moves over the Dominican Republic, where a hurri[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 6:49 am
Santo Domingo.- The country is on maximumalert for Hurricane Irene, which is expected to hit the eastern/north easternshores of the Dominican Republic around midday.
The storm, which las[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 7:07 am
Santo Domingo.- A group calling itself “Anonymous” has announced it would launch an attack on the Dominican government on Monday that could “shake” the economy, as a way of forcing the auth[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 7:37 am
SantoDomingo.- So far this year the National Drug Control Department (DNCD) hasdecommissioned 2,605 kilos of cocaine, as well as 26 kilos of heroin, 276 kilosof marijuana, 171 cannabis plant[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 7:56 am
SantoDomingo.- At the start of the school year, some 270,000 of primary school students(10%) have no classrooms to go to due to deficiencies in the educationsystem.
In addition, no fac[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 8:14 am
SantoDomingo.- The Dominican Zoo (ZooDom) has embarked on research aimed at findingways of preserving the Hispaniolan solenodon, a native endangered species.
ZooDomdirector Manuel Valverde sa[...]
Local August 22, 2011 | 8:34 am
Santo Domingo.- The District Attorney for the NationalDistrict will ask for preventive custody this morning as a coercive measureagainst Navy Colonel Francisco Díaz Rodríguez, accused of [...]
Local August 23, 2011 | 7:58 am
Santo Domingo.- Although HurricaneIrene did not hit the country directly yesterday, its effects are being felt in northern, central and eastern areas.
The Emergency Operations Center(COE) is[...]