Dominican Liberation Party (DO)

Type: Organization
Name: Dominican Liberation Party (DO) (Dominican Liberation Party, Partido de la Liberación Dominicana, PLD)
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Draft law banning phones in Dominican prisons step closer

The Chamber of Deputies has adopted on first reading a law prohibiting the use of mobile phones in prisons and establishing the blocking of mobile phones signals in gaols in the Dominican Republic, reports Dominicano Ahora. The bill was proposed by an ... [Published Telecompaper - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Washington probes US$93.0M plane scandal: US Envoy

Santo Domingo.- U.S. ambassador James W. Brewster on Tuesday confirmed Washington’s launch of an investigation into the US$93.0 million purchase of eight Super Tucano planes during Leonel Fernández’s Administration, after allegations of a US$3.5 million ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

US$93.0M plane scandal stuns ex Dominican Republic leader

Santo Domingo.- The probe in Brazil and the U.S. into an alleged bribe of a Dominican Senator and senior military officer in the US$93.0 million Super Tucano plane deal s has roiled the ruling PLD party’s top echelon and stoked a protest against former ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

PLD leaders in NY urge Dominican president to consider relection

New York.- Senior leaders and members of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) in New York urged Dominican President Danilo Medina to listen to the people's voice and what the majority of Dominicans are asking for.According to El Nuevo Diario, the PLD ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Political parties use taxpayer money without controls: Auditor

Santo Domingo.- Accounts Chamber audits in 2008 of Dominican Republic’s ruling party (PLD), the opposition PRD and pro-government PRSC, found deficiencies in internal controls and errors in their routine administrative processes.The auditors’ criticisms ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sectors slam bill proposing political parties Law

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) and the young business leaders grouped in ANJE joined in the sectors that have questioned the bill of the political parties Law submitted to Congress by Dominican Republic’s ruling PLD party.Both ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Medina to UN and Italy this month

( Archived Daily News ) President Danilo Medina will address the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations (held from 24-30 September 2014) in New York on Wednesday 24 September 2014. The theme of the 69th Assembly General Debate (from 24-30 September ... [Published DR1 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dump collaborators, Dominican Republic senators ask ex-president

Santo Domingo.- Two ruling PLD party senators on Monday suggested that former president Leonel Fernández “shed collaborators” who in their view harm their party leader’s image and chances to return to office.Azua senator Rafael Calderon affirmed that ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Luis Abinader, the opposition's best "trump card"

New York.- Luis Abinader is the strongest "trump card" available to represent the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) and The Convergence in order to win the elections in 2016, said his political team in New York.According to Alejandro Rodriguez (Tonton), ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Convergence: Medina is a prisoner of capitalism and PLD

Santo Domingo.- "The Convergence for a better country" group condemned President Danilo Medina's decision of vetoing the law that makes Loma Miranda a National Park "ignoring the popular clamor and yielding to the will of multinational and local capital, ... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Congressman: Falcondo seeks to intimidate President Medina

Santo Domingo- Dominican Republic’s ruling PLD party spokesman Adriano Sanchez Roa said Friday that the statements by Falcondo consultant Eduardo Jorge Prats seek to intimidate president Danilo Medina to not pass the law declaring Loma Miranda a national ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

No changes to the Constitution, Santiago archbishop says

Santiago.- Santiago archbishop Ramon Benito de la Rosa y Carpio on Thursday expressed his hopes that the Dominican Constitution could "sleep" for a long time without changes.The prelate issued that opinion when asked about the possibility to submit new ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 23 2014]

Quotes

He called the former President’s rivals insolent for seeking to involve him in a corruption investigation. "They’re afraid that president Leonel Fernández may be the PLD candidate because they know he’ll win the election overwhelmingly in the first round."
He added that Abinader "is a viable bid, who is committed to making the changes demanded by Dominican society, especially the sectors with fewer resources."
Speaking on behalf of the various parties and social organizations represented by The Convergence, Reynaldo Aponte, of The Crowd Movement, said "the submissive attitude shown by President Medina before Falconbridge and national business groups, which opens the possibility of exploiting the natural lung Loma Miranda, is nothing more than a deplorable act of cowardice."
"I hope that for some time the Dominican constitution can be left as it is today" de la Rosa said bluntly

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Draft law banning phones in Dominican prisons s... [Published Telecompaper - 3 hours ago]
Washington probes US$93.0M plane scandal: US Envoy [Published Dominican Today - Sep 30 2014]
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PLD leaders in NY urge Dominican president to c... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 24 2014]
Political parties use taxpayer money without co... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 23 2014]
Sectors slam bill proposing political parties Law [Published Dominican Today - Sep 20 2014]
Medina to UN and Italy this month [Published DR1 - Sep 18 2014]
Dump collaborators, Dominican Republic senators... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 15 2014]
Luis Abinader, the opposition's best "trump card" [Published Dominican Today - Sep 13 2014]
Convergence: Medina is a prisoner of capitalism... [Published Dominican Today - Sep 06 2014]
Congressman: Falcondo seeks to intimidate Presi... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 30 2014]
No changes to the Constitution, Santiago archbi... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 23 2014]
Talks Between Dominican Republic Party Leader, ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 06 2014]
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