• 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[...]
  • Former president would win 2020 election with 42%: poll

    Local September 11, 2018 | 4:59 pm

    Santo Domingo.-  62% of the ruling party's (PLD) supporters favor former president Leonel Fernandez as their presidential candidate, while Luis Abinader gets 74% of the opposition party's (PRM) rank-[...]
  • New prosecutors could herald a surge of impunity

    Local September 11, 2018 | 3:00 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The outspoken journalist Edith Febles on July 31 predicted that most of the prosecutors in all jurisdictions had been already selected, including those of the National District and of [...]
  • Industries warn of shenanigans with Pension Fund

    Local September 11, 2018 | 12:56 pm

    Santo Domingo.- More than 87.5% of the pension fund's new investments are allocated to buy debt instruments of the Central Bank and cover the budget deficit through the Finance Ministry, said the head[...]
  • Banana republics spice up the US-China soup

    Local September 11, 2018 | 12:25 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi on Mon. warned the U.S. Govt. that it should treat correctly the countries that establish ties with Beijing. He also asked the U.S. to stop resortin[...]
  • Court orders regional bus depot construction halted

    Local September 10, 2018 | 7:11 pm

    Santo Domingo Este.- The Superior Administrative Court on Mon. ordered the Public Works Ministry to halt construction a bus depot at Mirador del Este park, and set a hearing to review a restraining or[...]
  • Judge reopens a Puerto Plata beach but cops drag feet

    Local September 10, 2018 | 2:23 pm

    Puerto Plata.- A court ruled to reopen El Encuentro beach in Sosua, after a company to closed its access to beachgoers with the intention of privatizing it. Puerto Plata 2nd Civil Chamber judge Adr[...]
  • Here come the hurricanes

    Local September 10, 2018 | 1:43 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The National Weather Office (Onamet) on Mon. said that Isaac became a hurricane Sun. night and is currently located around 1,980 kilometers east of the Lesser Antilles. Isaac's maxi[...]