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Santo Domingo.- The Green March movement on Thurs. filed charges of malfeasance against former Industry and Commerce minister José del Castillo, on alleged irregularities during his tenure.
Santo Domingo.- The hearing in the trial against seven charged with taking US$94.0 million in bribes from the construction company Odebrecth was recessed until January by Supreme Court Instruction judge Francisco Ortega.
Santo Domingo.- One of the employees of the plastics factory lost his life trying to rescue two coworkers who were trapped in the warehouse while the gas in the company’s fuel tank leaked and sparked the fatal blast that claimed six lives thus far.
Santo Domingo.- US ambassador Robin Bernstein Thur. morning continued her “courtesy” to local personalities, this time to Chamber of Deputies president Radhames Camacho, with whom she talked about different topics.
Santo Domingo.- Three members of the military, including a Navy captain (colonel), and four civilians who allegedly conspired to let two people steal an airplane from Arroyo Barril airport in Samaná (northeast), face one year of pretrial detention.
Santo Domingo.- The National Health Service (SNS) on Thursday said 66 people, including 20 children, were treated in public health centers after the blast that leveled the Polyplast plastics factory in the barrio Villas Agrícolas.
Santo Domingo.- An initiative has emerged that proposes a coalition with candidacies from the various parties and movements, and then proceed to choose them in primary elections.
Santo Domingo.- Four fatalities and 75 people injured is the official figure from the explosion and ensuing fire in a factory in the Villas Agricolas district, after “a bad practice” of leaving a boiler leak during refueling of natural gas.
Santo Domingo.- European Union Delegation representative in the country, Gianluca Grippa, on Wednesday said he respects Dominican Republic’s decision not to sign the UN’s proposed Global Pact for Secure, Ordered and Regular Migration.
Santo Domingo.- A thunderous explosion at 11:40am rocked several sectors of north-central Santo Domingo, a site of numerous businesses and factories.
Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic has requested the international capture of Venezuelan national Simeon Garcia, CEO of failed airline Pawa Dominicana, wanted on fraud and money laundering.
Santo Domingo.- The US Embassy won’t provide routine services on Wed., December 5 due to the ceremonies to honor the life and memory of former president George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Sunday.
Santo Domingo.- As part of its guiding principles, the UN’s proposed Global Pact for Orderly and Regulated Migration, in its paragraph 15, reaffirms that States have the sovereign right to determine their own migration policy and the prerogative of regulating immigration within its jurisdiction, in accordance with international law.
Santo Domingo.- Brazil plane maker Embraer has complied by paying the US$7.0 million fine to the Dominican State and handed over the documents as agreed with the Justice Ministry, for the bribes paid in the country to secure the purchase of eight Super Tucano warplanes in 2008.
Santo Domingo.- The US embassy on Mon. acknowledged to outlet Listin Diario that the Department of Homeland Security was the agency that asked the Dominican government to receive former drug kingpin Augusto “Willie” Falcón, a Cuban national, who was escorted to the Dominican Republic on November 6.
Santo Domingo.- The UN’s proposed Global Pact for Secure, Ordered and Regular Migration, and whose signature is scheduled for Dec. 10 and 11 during a summit in Morocco, has sparked broad rebuke across the country.
Santo Domingo.- Former deputy and opposition party Opción Democrática president Minou Tavarez Mirabal, will head the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Electoral Experts Mission for Peru’s national referendum set for December 9.
Santo Domingo.- Since 2016, the amount of the Budget subsidy allocated to the Public Works Ministry’s “shadow toll” to pay for the Santo Domingo-Samaná highway has increased every year.