Dominican Revolutionary Party (DO)

Type: Organization
Name: Dominican Revolutionary Party (DO) (PRD, Dominican Revolutionary Party, Partido Revolucionario Dominicano)
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition party proposes tougher Naturalization Law enforcement

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s opposition party (PRD) oon Monday submitted to the Government 10 proposals to enforce Naturalization Regularization Law 169-14.It said to prove their status when applying for regularization, a foreigner should provide ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Abinader says Vargas grotesquely took over the PRD

Santo Domingo.– Presidential candidate for the Revolutionary Majority Party (PRM) and the Opposition Front Convergence Luis Abinader said there is no democracy in the Dominican Republic and one good example is the "grotesque" way in which Miguel Vargas ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. envoy cautions against Dominican Republic’s lopsided political power

Santo Domingo.- United States ambassador James W. Brewster on Tuesday cautioned against the concentration of so much power in the hands of just one political party in Dominican Republic.The diplomat, whose statement will likely draw rebuke as meddling, ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition party in damage control after violent convention

Santo Domingo.- A commission of Dominican Republic’s opposition party (PRD) handed over to the producers of the SIN news network a video retained by the party’s security agents during Sunday’s violent incidents at party headquarters.The Commissioners ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists slam Dominican Republic’s opposition party for aggression

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Journalists Guild on Monday condemned the aggression against two reporters and a cameraman of the SIN news network, during the convention of Dominican Republic’s major opposition party (PRD).Guild president Olivo de Leon ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

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First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Give it up, come with us: Group tells opposition party members

Santo Domingo.- One of Dominican Republic’s fastest-growing independent organizations on Monday urged the rank-and-file of the opposition party PRD to leave the organization’s "acronyms" to Miguel Vargas and instead focus on the growth of La Convergencia, ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican Republic opposition party convention: Scuffles, gunfire

Santo Domingo.- As expected, Dominican Republic’s opposition party (PRD) on Sunday held its second national convention to choose its main leadership under a hail of insults, minor injuries and even gunfire at its main headquarters, when one of the contenders ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Leonel Fernandez suggests CELAC be speaker for L...

( Archived Daily News ) Medina inaugurates five new schoolsPresident Danilo Medina inaugurated five new schools in Santiago Rodriguez yesterday, 18 July 2014, adding a total of 91 new classrooms to the Extended School Day Program, benefitting 3.185 ... [Published DR1 - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Concerns of violence rise as opposition party convention nears

Santo Domingo.- Non-profit organization Citizen Participation (PC) on Thursday regretted "the silence and the weak receptivity from the (opposition party) PRD’s Convention Organizing Committee," for its observers to have access to polling places and observe ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Capital wage hike scandal: Deputies ‘call the kettle black’

Santo Domingo.- ‘Calling the kettle black,’ deputies of Dominican Republic’s two biggest political parties (PRD, PLD) on Tuesday criticized the wage increase, some higher than RD$90,000, for the capital’s Mayor and Council members.Hugo Núñez of the PRD ... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Talks Between Dominican Republic Party Leader, Joe Biden Raise Questions

Vice President Joe Biden and a top State Department official in recent months talked with a Dominican Republic party leader accused of accepting bribes from a prominent drug trafficker and facilitating one-party rule on the island, raising questions ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 06 2014]

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Abinader said he had predicted in February that the PRD's 30st Annual Convention would be "a farce, something embarrassing. I think Miguel Vargas should have won with 99%, not with that little 87%."
...will likely draw rebuke as meddling, said various political forces should coexist in the country’s system of parties, to bolster democracy. "There must be multiple parties, is their duty to be very solid, very robust, the powers shouldn’t be concentrated, there must be several important, solid parties."
"The only way to defeat Leonel and Miguel is leaving you empty the initials that have kidnapped" said Aponte, quoted by hoy.com.do
...the top of the mountains but it does not lead to Santiago, but rather to Mao, Navarrete and Moncion, and is a "very long and costly" road. "This route will cost between US$300 and US$500 million, and where are we going to get that kind of money?" he said

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Opposition party proposes tougher Naturalizatio... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 05 2014]
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U.S. envoy cautions against Dominican Republic’... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 30 2014]
Opposition party in damage control after violen... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 23 2014]
Journalists slam Dominican Republic’s oppositio... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 22 2014]
Political News 22/7 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jul 22 2014]
Give it up, come with us: Group tells oppositio... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 21 2014]
Dominican Republic opposition party convention:... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 21 2014]
Leonel Fernandez suggests CELAC be speaker for ... [Published DR1 - Jul 18 2014]
Concerns of violence rise as opposition party c... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 17 2014]
Capital wage hike scandal: Deputies ‘call the k... [Published Dominican Today - Jul 15 2014]
Talks Between Dominican Republic Party Leader, ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 06 2014]
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