Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

Type: City
Name: Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Country: Dominican Republic
Latitude: 18.48
Longitude: -69.910004
population: 2,202,016
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 5 mins ago - 3 reports

At least four dead in escape bid at model Dominican Republic jail

By Manuel JimenezSANTO DOMINGO, Oct 24 ( ) - At least four prisonerswere killed and several others wounded by gunfire after anattempted mass escape at a prison in the southern DominicanRepublic, officials said on Friday.Guards opened fire on inmates at ... [Published Mail Online UK - 5 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

LIAT Delaying Launch of Haiti Service

Above: a LIAT planeBy the Caribbean Journal staffCaribbean air carrier LIAT is delaying the launch of its planned new services to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the company announced.The delay is accompanied by a temporary suspension of flights between Antigua ... [Published Caribbean Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Scattered showers Friday, increasing over the weekend

Santo Domingo.- The National Weather Office (ONAMET) forecasts scattered showers mostly over the mountains Friday, and increasing rainfall during the weekend from tropical wave approaching from the northwest.It said the tropical wave associated with a ... [Published Dominican Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawmaker cites rules to continue pocketing slush fund

Santo Domingo.- The Bicameral Commission studying the draft of next year’s budget on Thursday returned the proposal to Chamber of Deputies president Abel Martinez, his order to strike the “barrilito” (little barrel) slush fund and RD$75 million to buy ... [Published Dominican Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Jittery Albay folk mistake thunder for eruption

SMOKE from Mayon Volcano continues to paint an ominous picture with a picturesque backdrop as some villagers wait for the day they can leave government shelters to return to their normal lives. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZONGUINOBATAN, Albay—A ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican economy at robust growth; Sept. prices climb 2.35%

Santo Domingo.- Central banker Hector Valdez Albizu on Thursday said the Dominican economy grew 7.0% from January through September, led by mining, 24.1%; construction, 10.7, and hotels, bars and restaurants, 8.2%."This performance is in harmony with ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Of the country's food losses 93% is in the production stage: FAO

Santo Domingo.- A staggering 93% of the foods lost weekly in the Dominican Republic are discarded in the production stage, while the remaining 7% is in marketing and processing, says a study released Thursday by the Vice Presidency and the UN Food and ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Extremism in the Dominican Republic

By Jean H CharlesThe big Caribbean tour bus left the bucolic village of Petionville in Haiti towards Santo Domingo, some one hour late; the custom border’s papers must be filled and put in proper order before departure. It took another hour to meander ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

LIAT announces amendments to its Winter Schedule

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, October 23, 2014 – LIAT today announced amendments to its winter schedule as a result of further refinements to its network.Four new services per week between Saint Maarten and Dominica will be added from December 1, 2014. On the ... [Published Aviator Aero - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting centers open

Sandoval County voters this election cycle have a lot to consider before they cast their ballots, but 15 early-voting centers throughout the area could make voting easier.Apart from state and congressional races, voters here will decide whether to keep ... [Published Rio Rancho Observer - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

National Urban Tourism Congress coming Oct. 31Read more »

Santo Domingo.- The Santo Domingo Tourism Cluster will host he National Urban Tourism Congress 2014 on October 31, to discuss a strategy and opportunities to develop that dynamic subsector of the tourism industry. Santo Domingo Tourism Cluster coordinator ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Political parties come clean when in the opposition, not when in power

Santo Domingo. - Newspaper El Nuevo Diario editor-in-chief Persio Maldonado on Tuesday said the worst time to approve the Law on Political Parties would be now, given the PLD party’s control of Congress and the dispersed opposition, for which consensus ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 22 2014]

Quotes

...the agreement calls for selling the port’s entry vouchers at a neutral site for now, but warned that it doesn’t mean that the shutdowns are over, "because there are still some problems which I hope will be fixed in due time."
...chair Tommy Galan said all members must first vote according to Chamber rules since items already approved can neither be deleted nor changed. "The commission should ensure due process and we’re returning it in view of the observation ??by some committee members that it had to comply with both Senate and Chamber rules."
...that began 10 months ago has resulted in measures and actions, including projects to promote trade, competitiveness and border development. "The Dominican government wishes to reaffirm that Dominican Republic’s doors are always open to listen and work with responsible and bold entrepreneurs, interested in creating decent jobs and invest in profitable and sustainable projects, so that our economies become stronger."
"That will progress and transformation is known and supported by the international community and numerous organizations, both national and international, who are working with us on the ground for the implementation of solutions."

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Liat launching St. Maarten-Dominica, Barbados-G... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Oct 23 2014]
Oblivious to row in the capital, Haitians conti... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 23 2014]
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The ‘country’s owners’ again strike fear at maj... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 23 2014]
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