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On Feb. 27, the president of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, declared that his government was sending a contingent of 900 soldiers, aided by surveillance drones, to secure his country's border with Haiti. The two countries share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, but significant ...
On June 1st 2017, Dominican nationals and residents woke up subject to a new Money Laundering framework. Law No. 155-17 replaced outdated money laundering statute No. 72-02, which had been enacted with a main focus on money laundering derived from illegal drug-related activities. The executive ...

The Dominican Republic's government cited 83 femicides in 2016, according to local media reports, the highest number since 2012. Other media tallied an average of 200 a year. "We're afraid," said Belgica Gonzalez, 49, in Spanish. "We have friends, we have sisters, we have aunts, we have cousins, ...
The project is part of the Support Plan for Renewable Energy Projects — promoted by the Dominican government and the Dominican Corporation of State Electric Companies, CDEEE. The groundbreaking ceremony for the site was held in the Dominican Republic and was attended by the President of the ...
Part of the Support Plan for Renewable Energy Projects promoted by the Dominican government, it is expected to be completed in one year. In April 2017, the country's government included the project among the three PV projects planned for 2018. The largest of the initiatives is the 58 MW Montecristi Solar ...
Mena is no stranger to these travelling difficulties, either: he has previously expressed that the Dominican government had to grant him permission each time he wanted to travel out of the country, since he was underage. Since American dollars are largely inflated within the DR's economy, the cost of plane tickets also ...

SANTO DOMINGO – Dominican President Danilo Medina said on Tuesday that 900 soldiers, supported by 90 vehicles and three helicopters, will be ... Medina made the announcement at a moment when some sectors of Dominican society are demanding that the government take action against a “quiet invasion” of ...
SANTO DOMINGO – Dominican President Danilo Medina said on Tuesday that 900 soldiers, supported by 90 vehicles and three helicopters, will be ... Medina made the announcement at a moment when some sectors of Dominican society are demanding that the government take action against a “quiet invasion” of ...
The doctor pocketed millions more by splitting single-use vials of an expensive eye drug into four doses — there was enough extra medicine in each — and billing the government separately for each injection, they said. Melgen's attorneys argued that this cost the government no extra money, as Medicare ...
It is well that the equipment is portable as the Dominican government has decided to move the entire village from their mountain home to another mountainous region, ironically near the village of Rio Grande, where Maestas had been building the school cafeteria. Both are located outside the city of ...
The Army of the Dominican Republic took over, from its U.S. counterpart, leadership of the Conference of American Armies (CAA) for the present two-year cycle, granting the institution and the Dominican government an unprecedented opportunity to both demonstrate its institutional capacity, and to shape ...
But the project has stirred up plenty of controversy on the island, due to a proposal requested by the Cap Cana Group—and supported by the Dominican government—to dramatically increase the long-standing height restrictions of buildings on the coast, from 4 stories to 22 stories. The higher height limit ...
Curacao seeks to import fruit and veg from the Dominican Republic ... The Minister of Economic Development of Curacao, Steven Martina, met with representatives of the Dominican government and exporters of Dominican fruit and vegetables to discuss more constant and reliable exports to the Dutch ...
Central Hardin High School Principal Tim Isaacs talks with a volunteer on the 2018 Lifetouch Memory Mission in Rio Grande, Dominican Republic. Isaacs went on the trip in ... Isaacs said the Dominican government doesn't have money to build schools where they are needed. However, the government will ...
The Dominican economy continues to perform well. The above-potential growth of ... The efforts made by the government to strengthen the fiscal position are welcome, but more meaningful consolidation measures are needed to address structural fiscal weaknesses. Recent measures to strengthen tax and ...
It is well that the equipment is portable as the Dominican government has decided to move the entire village from their mountain home to another mountainous region, ironically near the village of Rio Grande, where Maestas had been building the school cafeteria. Both are located outside the city of ...
"The fact that his company is doing business could be an emoluments issue if the foreign government is making accommodations, greasing the wheels for the Trump company. But even if that's not true, Trump the man is making money," Caroline Fredrickson, president of the American Constitution Society ...

But the project has stirred up plenty of controversy on the island, due to a proposal requested by the Cap Cana Group—and supported by the Dominican government—to dramatically increase the long-standing height restrictions of buildings on the coast, from 4 stories to 22 stories. The higher height limit ...
Curacao seeks to import fruit and veg from the Dominican Republic ... The Minister of Economic Development of Curacao, Steven Martina, met with representatives of the Dominican government and exporters of Dominican fruit and vegetables to discuss more constant and reliable exports to the Dutch ...
Central Hardin High School Principal Tim Isaacs talks with a volunteer on the 2018 Lifetouch Memory Mission in Rio Grande, Dominican Republic. Isaacs went on the trip in ... Isaacs said the Dominican government doesn't have money to build schools where they are needed. However, the government will ...
Dozens of parasitic worms were found burrowing in the feet of a young Canadian couple after a recent trip to the Dominican Republic. “We were ... However, they are not available in Canada and can be accessed only through the federal government's Special Access Programme on a case-by-case basis.
Basseterre, St. Kitts – The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, has expressed his gratitude to the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for the substantial humanitarian contributions provided to his country in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Delegates from the Venezuelan government and opposition met Thursday, January 11, in the Dominican Republic for a 3rd round of talks on resolving the country's protracted crisis ahead of this year's presidential election. The two-day meeting, on the neutral ...
Dominican Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas, one of the principal mediators, said: "Both sides have demonstrated a strong commitment to dialogue," noting that he hopes they can walk away on January 12 with a "definitive agreement" for reconciliation. The Dominican government will continue to help the two ...
In return, they say, Menendez interceded with Medicare officials investigating his practice, obtained visas for Melgen's foreign mistresses and pressured the State Department to intervene in a business dispute he had with the Dominican government. Menendez and Melgen have denied wrongdoing, saying ...
(AP) — Even though a politically prominent Florida eye doctor was convicted of Medicare fraud, that doesn't mean the federal government lost more than ... visas for Melgen's foreign mistresses and pressured the State Department to intervene in a business dispute he had with the Dominican government.
In return, they say, Menendez interceded with Medicare officials investigating his practice, obtained visas for Melgen's foreign mistresses and pressured the State Department to intervene in a business dispute he had with the Dominican government. Menendez and Melgen have denied wrongdoing, saying ...
Businessman Michael Lee-Chin has served notice that he intends to submit to arbitration a claim against the government of the Dominican Republic seeking to recover more than US$300 million in damages for expropriating his investment in that country. The notice was filed on Tuesday, and there is a ...
So, I don't know what dictatorships look like and I've never met my grandfather either. I was born nine years after the fall of his regime and I have never, nor will I ever support the negative aspects of his government.” Dominguez-Trujillo was born in New York to Dominican parents and grew up in Miami.
The Army of the Dominican Republic took over, from its U.S. counterpart, leadership of the Conference of American Armies (CAA) for the present two-year cycle, granting the institution and the Dominican government an unprecedented opportunity to both demonstrate its institutional capacity, and to shape ...
... spotted a Dominican Republic tanker apparently transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel in the East China Sea in violation of UN sanctions. A Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) aircraft took photographs of the encounter, which took place in waters near Shanghai, Japanese government sources told ...
Santo Domingo, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas announced in this capital the resumption of the talks between the Venezuelan Government and the opposition in this country. According to a press release by the Foreign Ministry, the talks would be held on January 28-29 at ...
"Not for the government or the opposition, but for the million of Venezuelans who need answers." The Dominican Republic is hosting dialogue sessions between the Venezuelan government and opposition leaders to overcome the political impasse that has degenerated into violence. Medina has used the ...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — The government of Dominican Republic has hit out at accusations that the country has mistreated undocumented Haitians, as reported in a L'Osservatore Romano, a newspaper published in the Vatican. According to Dominican Republic's Ambassador to ...
Recent law enforcement measures undertaken by Taiwan and Caribbean diplomatic ally Dominican Republic highlight the nations' efforts in the fight ... to the MOFA, the government is committed to working with countries around the world to strengthen collaborative efforts to fight transnational crimes. So far ...
In return, they say, Menendez obtained visas for Melgen's foreign mistresses, interceded with Medicare officials investigating his practice and pressured the State Department to intervene in a business dispute he had with the Dominican government. Menendez and Melgen have denied wrongdoing in that ...
However, this morning, opposition senator Floyd Morris raised questions about the bestowing of the national honour on President Medina in light of the continued displacement being faced by Haitians born in the Dominican Republic. He said he hoped the Government raised the citizenship issue being ...
This can be seen in an initiative being undertaken by the Dominican Government and the country's leading private sector organizations aimed at stimulating inter-regional trade. On November 29th, a national trade forum led by a powerful new 'Table for the Promotion of Exports to the Caribbean' will take ...
The Governor-General also congratulated Prime Minister Holness on the honour conferred on him by the Dominican Republic noting that “we continue to wish you well in your tenure”. In his remarks, President Medina thanked the Jamaican Government for bestowing him with the honour. “I know it is not an ...
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has pledged that his government will continue to assist Dominican students in the diaspora despite the ravages of Hurricane Maria. Speaking at a Joint Meeting of Students and Diaspora in Barbados on Sunday, he assured students their studies are not under threat.
The foreign ministers from Paraguay, Nicaragua, Mexico, Bolivia, Chile and Dominican Republic will be at the talks as well. The Venezuelan Minister of Communication Jorge Rodriguez said that the government is prepared to dialogue and hopes that the opposition coalition, United Democratic Table, ...
“The Government of the Dominican Republic is there at the disposal of the Government and people of Jamaica to serve you in whatever interest you may need us. “Count on the Dominican Republic on this project of together building a Caribbean that is capable of breaking away from the barriers ...
“I am both honoured and humbled by the fact that this is the highest honour that can be conferred on any foreign head of Government. I pledge to fulfil the expectations of this great honour with distinction as I look forward to our further collaboration at the personal, national, regional and international level, ...
He was also greeted with a 21-gun salute during the brief but beautifully choreographed welcome that also included several members of the Government as well as President of the Senate, Tom Tavares-Finson; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pearnel Charles; and the Chief Justice, Zaila ...
UNICEF representative, Aleks Lazovski informed the media the financial aid would go to the most vulnerable Dominican families. | Photo: ... The most desperate households in Dominica are at the center of a new government program to combat hunger in the wake of September's tumultuous typhoons.
The Dominican government is continuing to militarize its border sending additional soldiers to its 400 km shared border with Haiti in order to stop Haitians from entering the country. In October alone, Dominican migration deported or refused to allow entry to 10,945 foreigners, mainly Haitians, because of ...
Open your schools to Dominican children, T&T Catholics told ... Government is prepared to waive the necessary immigration laws to allow for ...
At the time, Melgen's security firm, ICSSI, had a contract to provide the government of the Dominican Republic with x-ray equipment to scan ...
The Dominican Ministry of Defense, through the Graduate School of ... the objectives for consolidating the Dominican government's policies in ...
Receiving the supplies for the Dominican Government was Minister for Kalinago Affairs Cassius Darroux and Syvanie Burton, permanent ...


 

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