• Dominican surgeon to serve community service for disfiguring women

    Local April 7, 2012 | 9:30 am

    New York.– Domincan plastic surgeon Hector Cabral, not licensed to practice in the United States, will serve just 250 hours of community service for disfiguring seven women in New York.


  • DR breaks record for hours of consecutive reading

    Local April 7, 2012 | 9:15 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Dominican Republic broke once again its own record for hours of consecutive reading, with a total of 1,000 hours of reading that involved 930 people from different locations, [...]

  • Artificial beach in Santo Domingo Malecon

    Local April 5, 2012 | 11:12 am

    Santo Domingo.– For those who cannot afford to travel during Holy Week orprefer to stay in the capital, the National District City Council has built itsfirst temporary artificial beach in Santo D[...]

  • COE starts Easter Week operation today

    Local April 5, 2012 | 9:37 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Easter Week operation starts today, Thursday at 2:00 p.m., with 35,082 members from the Presidency, the Armed Forces, the Police, First Lady's Office, AMET, Civil Defense, Red[...]

  • U.S. deports 100 ex cons

    Local April 5, 2012 | 9:06 am

    Santo Domingo.- The United States Government repatriated l00 Dominican ex- convicts Wednesday, after serving sentences for drug trafficking, murder, assaults, robberies, frauds and forgery among ot[...]

  • Jailed banker says colleague plots his murder

    Local April 4, 2012 | 10:13 am

    Santo Domingo.– The hosts of the radio program The Morning Sun (El Sol de la Mañana) said that inmate Arturo Pellerano sent a letter to the Attorney General's Office where he reveals there i[...]

  • Bendixen Poll: Mejía 51.4, Medina 39.7, Moreno 3

    Local April 3, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    Santo Domingo.– According to the latest survey by US pollster Bendixen and Amandi, if the presidential elections were to be held today, opposition PRD party candidate Hipólito Mejía wou[...]

  • Asisa Poll, Danilo Medina 52.8; Hipólito Mejía 45

    Local April 3, 2012 | 9:48 am

    Santo Domingo.– According to the latest survey by the pollster Asisa, if the presidential elections were to be held today, ruling PLD party candidate Danilo Medina would win with 52.8% of the vot[...]

  • Haiti denies charges against Martelly

    Local April 3, 2012 | 8:22 am

    Santo Domigo.– The Presidency of Haiti described as unfair the allegations linking the neighboring country's president Michel Martelly to alleged acts of corruption involving San Juan de la Magua[...]

  • DR and OAS sign agreement on electoral observation

    Local April 3, 2012 | 7:35 am

    Washington.– The Dominican Republic and the Organization of American States signed an agreement on the privileges and immunities of the observers who will oversee the country’s presidential gen[...]

  • DNCD agents arrest two major drug traffickers

    Local April 2, 2012 | 2:31 pm

    Santo Domingo.– Two men identified by the National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) as the main drug traffickers in Villa Mella and Guerra were arrested with hundreds of grams of cocaine, which were r[...]

  • DR to host meeting on Gender and Transparency in the Supreme Audit

    Local April 2, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Dominican Republic will host the international meeting "Gender and Transparency in the Supreme Audit" to be held for the first time in the region by the Latin Americ[...]

  • Political parties receive funds from Central Electoral Board

    Local April 2, 2012 | 8:52 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Central Electoral Board (JCE) on Sunday delivered to the political parties part of the RD$1.403 billion with which the State finances the parties' political campaigns.

  • COE reports two dead, dozens of towns cut off by downpours

    Local April 2, 2012 | 7:47 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Emergency Operations Center (COE) reported that a man and an 8-year-old girl drowned and dozens of towns were cut off in northern Dominican Republic after rivers overflowed d[...]

  • Poll: Dominican Republic opposition presidential candidate has narrow lead

    Local April 2, 2012 | 12:26 am

    SANTO DOMINGO.– The battle pitting opposition PRD party candidate Hipólito Mejía and the ruling PLD ticket headed by Danilo Medina is still too close to call, just two months to the May[...]

  • Local man extradited to New York

    Local March 31, 2012 | 12:51 pm

    Santo Domingo.– A 49-year-old Dominican man, wanted in New York, was extradited Friday to the United States where he faces charges for bank fraud.

    According to the National Drugs Control A[...]

  • Authorities ready for safety operation during Easter break

    Local March 31, 2012 | 10:05 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Emergency Operations Center (COE) announced its agents are ready to start the safety operation for the Easter break. Among the leading causes of death during Holy Week are tra[...]

  • Mejia to receive ambulance at U.S. hospital

    Local March 31, 2012 | 8:08 am

    New York.– Opposition PRD party presidential candidate Hipolito Mejia will visit Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, in Secaucus, New Jersey, on April 4 to accept an ambulance for [...]

  • Beleaguered senator requests probe into his allegedly corrupt acts

    Local March 30, 2012 | 1:32 pm

    Santo Domingo.- San Juan de la Maguana senator Felix Bautista on Friday requested a full investigation from the Justice Ministry, into accusations of alleged corrupt practices in Government works a[...]

  • Presidential candidates agree to halt insults

    Local March 30, 2012 | 11:37 am

    SANTO DOMINGO.- The presidential candidates of the major political parties on Friday signed the civility pact promoted by the Catholic Church, aimed at preventing insults during their last leg of t[...]