• Greens start ‘Commitment to end impunity’ drive

    Local October 29, 2018 | 9:40 am

    Santo Domingo Este.-  The Green March on Sun. began in Santo Domingo East the mass registration for the "Commitment to end impunity," summarizing the movement's seven key proposals for institutional [...]
  • Local officials make more than colleagues in rich countries

    Local October 29, 2018 | 8:36 am

    Santo Domingo.-  "Most Latin American countries suffer from a combination of excessively high wages in the public sector, a public-private wage gap of more than 20%, and, in some cases, excess employ[...]
  • 1 dead as Dominican Republic braces for strike

    Local October 29, 2018 | 7:36 am

    San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic.- One person was killed as a result of the protests occurring since Sun. night in several barrios of Santiago, prior to the regional strike of the Cibao re[...]
  • Next Monday’s strike organizers want Medina out

    Local October 26, 2018 | 3:58 pm

    Santo Domingo.- For the second time in as many weeks the citizens movement that is staging the sit-ins and human chains are demanding that president Danilo Medina step down. On Fri. the organizatio[...]
  • October protests rattle Dominican Republic’s Government

    Local October 26, 2018 | 7:28 am

    Santo Domingo.- The announced strike in the entire northern region for next Monday called by organizations and social groups in San Francisco de Macoris, brings to over 20 mobilizations and protests [...]
  • Authorities seized bogus medicines worth RD$686.4M

    Local October 25, 2018 | 4:11 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Prosecutor's Health Crimes Office (PEDECSA) on Thurs. said that in coordination with the Pharmaceutical Producers and Agents Association (ARAPF) it seized counterfeit medicines wor[...]
  • Dominicans mark 30 years free of polio

    Local October 25, 2018 | 11:33 am

    Santo Domingo.- The body of many an adult reveals the sad memory of the traces of polio, a virus that wreaked havoc in the country in the early 1960's when the epidemic ravaged hundreds of children. [...]
  • Govt. is ordered to pay pension of civil servants’ widows

    Local October 25, 2018 | 9:24 am

    Santo Domingo.- The refusal to grant the pension that legally owed to the widows of deceased govt. workers is also frequent among govt. agencies, prompting injunctions to guaranteed their right to soc[...]
  • Police turn away protest from the National Palace

    Local October 25, 2018 | 8:13 am

    Santo Domingo.-  Numerous police and soldiers on Wed. kept several organizations from reaching the National Palace to demand transparency in the price of fuels. The police cordoned off all the str[...]