Poverty May 1, 2018 | 1:16 pmSanto Domingo.- Dominican workers on Mon. marked their day with a monthly minimum wage too low to cover the basic household costs, which the Central Bank sets at RD$29,000. Salaries in the non-sect[...]
Poverty April 26, 2018 | 3:57 pmSanto Domingo.-The Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) Dominicana and the textile company Gildan joined forces to develop the "Prevention of Blindness" program, under which the group Optometrists Volunteers f[...]
Economy April 26, 2018 | 11:57 amSanto Domingo.- Venezuela ambassador Ali de Jesus Uzcategui, on Wed. said there are more Venezuelans illegally in the Dominican Republic, than what last year's National Immigrants Survey (ENI-2017) de[...]
Poverty April 9, 2015 | 4:35 pm
Santo Domingo.- The Metropolitan Transit Authority (AMET) on Thursday announced it will remove the windshield washers and street vendors in various National District intersections in the next few [...]
Poverty April 10, 2015 | 8:11 am
Panama City.- President Danilo Medina on Thursday made a surprising acknowledgment that Dominican Republic has low wages, despite keeping mum during months on labor’s threats to stage nationwide[...]
Poverty April 25, 2018 | 1:29 pmSanto Domingo.- President Danilo Medina met Tuesday with various government officials to discuss current projects and identify new development programs for provinces along the border. The meeting[...]
Poverty April 10, 2015 | 4:47 pm
Panama City.- President Danilo Medina on Friday said the international community must understand that as a poor country Dominican Republic cannot harbor two poor nations.
During a bilateral m[...]
Poverty April 24, 2018 | 5:24 pmSanto Domingo.- A joint study by Plan International and Unicef found that 50.9% of youngsters from 13 to 20 years of age polled in the South region claimed to have had sexual relations at least [...]
Poverty April 11, 2015 | 1:01 am
Panama City.– The best strategy to reduce poverty and inequality is building prosperity and welfare for our people, Dominican President Danilo Medina said Friday.
Medina, who is attending t[...]