‘Barrel’ fund scandal roils the Senate

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Santo Domingo.- The announced plans of ruling party (PRM) senator Faride Raful to eliminate the social assistance fund known as the barrel, on Wed. met the rejection of opposition senators. In a press conference Raful said she was renouncing the barrel in response to the voices of her constituents and […]

Abinader welcomes new envoys from Haiti, UK, France

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Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader on Thur. received the new ambassadors from Haiti, the United Kingdom and France, in a National Palace ceremony. The new ambassadors who presented their credentials: Smith Augustin (Haiti); Mouckbul Ali (UK) and Eric Fournier (France). It’s the first time the Head of State grants diplomatic […]

Coronavirus: 475 new cases, one death in the last 24 hours

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Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of Public Health on Thur. reported 475 new cases of coronavirus and six deaths, of which one occurred in the last 24 hours. In a statement, the entity indicates that deaths increased to 2,212 and accumulated cases to 122,873. It said 100,920 people have recovered. The […]

Coronavirus: 475 new cases, one death in the last 24 hours

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Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of Public Health on Thur. reported 475 new cases of coronavirus and six deaths, of which one occurred in the last 24 hours. In a statement, the entity indicates that deaths increased to 2,212 and accumulated cases to 122,873. It said 100,920 people have recovered. The […]

US$336M+ payment to Odebrecht ‘illegal’

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Santo Domingo.- The non-partisan civic movement Participación Ciudadana labels as illegal the agreement between the State Electricity Companies (CDEEE) with the consortium Odebrecht-Tecnimont-Estrella, through which a payment of more than US$336 million was agreed, in addition to the amount contracted for the construction of the Punta Catalina Power Plant. In […]

US$336M+ payment to Odebrecht ‘illegal’

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Santo Domingo.- The non-partisan civic movement Participación Ciudadana labels as illegal the agreement between the State Electricity Companies (CDEEE) with the consortium Odebrecht-Tecnimont-Estrella, through which a payment of more than US$336 million was agreed, in addition to the amount contracted for the construction of the Punta Catalina Power Plant. In […]

US$336M+ payment to Odebrecht ‘illegal’

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Santo Domingo.- The non-partisan civic movement Participación Ciudadana labels as illegal the agreement between the State Electricity Companies (CDEEE) with the consortium Odebrecht-Tecnimont-Estrella, through which a payment of more than US$336 million was agreed, in addition to the amount contracted for the construction of the Punta Catalina Power Plant. In […]

US$336M+ payment to Odebrecht ‘ illegal’

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Santo Domingo.- The non-partisan civic movement Participación Ciudadana labels as illegal the agreement between the State Electricity Companies (CDEEE) with the consortium Odebrecht-Tecnimont-Estrella, through which a payment of more than US$336 million was agreed, in addition to the amount contracted for the construction of the Punta Catalina Power Plant. In […]