Dominican Republic extends curfew 4 days

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Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Congress on Wed. approved a new extension of the state of emergency for 45 days, as requested by President Luis Abinader, to face the spread of Covid-19. The request was approved in the morning by the Chamber of Deputies, from where it passed to the Senate, […]

Two accused in Odebrecht US$92.0M bribe case take the stand

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Santo Domingo. – Two of the accused in the Odebrecht US$92 million bribe case are testifying Thursday in the National District 1st Collegiate Court to defend against the Justice Ministry’s indictment and give way to the parts to submit evidence. Former senator Tommy Galán and the former Potable Water agency […]

Two accused in Odebrecht US$92.0M bribe case take the stand

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Santo Domingo. – Two of the accused in the Odebrecht US$92 million bribe case are testifying Thursday in the National District 1st Collegiate Court to defend against the Justice Ministry’s indictment and give way to the parts to submit evidence. Former senator Tommy Galán and the former Potable Water agency […]

Dominican Republic extends curfew 4 days

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Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Congress on Wed. approved a new extension of the state of emergency for 45 days, as requested by President Luis Abinader, to face the spread of Covid-19. The request was approved in the morning by the Chamber of Deputies, from where it passed to the Senate, […]

Nov. 25 a most infamous Dominican date

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Santo Domingo.- Go back home, they killed your daughters. He killed them! ” Belgica Adela (Dedé) Mirabal Reyes told her mother Mercedes Reyes Camilo (Doña Chea) when she received the telegram at the Salcedo governor’s palace on November 25, 1960. Minerva, Patria and María Teresa were murdered along with their […]

Fishermen slam boat repairs in Luperón bay

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Puerto Plata. – Dominican Fisheries and Aquaculture Council (Codopesca) director Carlos José Then on Tue. slammed the repairs of fishermen’s boats anchored in Luperón bay, Puerto Plata province, whose residues he says negatively impact the environment, specifically the mangroves. “We call on the Environment authorities, the Dominican Army and the […]

Two more deaths, 567 new infections from COVID

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Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic registered two more deaths on Tue., and 567 new infections from COVID-19, the Public Health Ministry reported Wednesday. The report indicated that in the last 24 hours 7,523 samples of suspected cases of the virus were processed, of which 5,021 were tests for the first […]

Dominican Republic to start vaccines in March

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Santo Domingo.- Public Health Minister, Plutarco Arias, on Mon. said the vaccines that the Government has contracted with the pharmaceutical AstraZeneca, in conjunction with the University of Oxford, will begin to arrive in the country in February, but won’t be applied until March. The Dominican Republic contracted 10 million doses […]