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[...]
Poverty April 18, 2015 | 8:39 am
Santo Domingo.– Foreign experts on nutrition warned Friday that ten percent of children in the Dominican Republic suffer from chronic malnutrition, with the malnutritional deficiency especially h[...]
Poverty April 20, 2015 | 11:10 am
Santo Domingo.- The National Salary Committee (CNS) will meet Wed. to try to set the non-sectored minimum wage with a 30% increase and reference to all revisions made since the 2000s, as the minimu[...]
Economy April 13, 2018 | 11:15 amRio de Janeiro.- The Brazilian government on Thursday announced priority treatment to immigrants of Haitian origin who will live in that country, granting them a humanitarian visa and a temporary resi[...]
Local April 3, 2018 | 6:11 pmSanto Domingo.- The World Bank’s Senior Director for Education, Jaime Saavedra, considered today that the Dominican Republic is facing a great opportunity to improve the education system and tackle [...]
Poverty April 29, 2015 | 11:04 am
Cabarete, Puerto Plata.-On Friday April 24 the US Embassy announced support for the Mariposa Foundation in Cabarete during one year for its art and culture program for 120 girls at risk in Cabarete[...]
Poverty April 30, 2015 | 8:37 am
Santo Domingo.- Despite significant wage increases for public school teachers in recent years, of the 73,656 educators more than 39,000 make less than RD$8,000 (US$177) monthly.
The study ‘[...]
Poverty March 29, 2018 | 3:13 pmSanto Domingo.- The cost of making habichuelas con dulce – sweet cream of beans – will depend on the number of people, size and quality of the products used in this traditional Dominican Semana Sa[...]