Press freedom and media finances are “in emergency”

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) concluded its 77th General Assembly this Friday with the approval of a battery of documents that show that press freedom is not going through its best moment and neither are the finances of the media. The next annual meeting of this body, made up of more than a thousand media […]

Premium gasoline rises RD $ 4.00 and regular gasoline RD $ 3.00

For the second consecutive week, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MICM) increased the price of fuel by between three and four pesos. Through a press release, they alleged that the Government “assumed” a debt of 650 million pesos with importers to “maintain” the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and “prevent premium and regular […]

Danilo Medina will swear in more than 2,500 members for the PLD in La Vega

Santo Domingo, RD. The Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) announced that it will continue with its swearing-in acts for new members, this time with the presence of the former president of the Republic, Danilo Medina, from La Vega province, where, according to the office of the Secretariat of Communications are confirmed about 2,587 new entries. The […]

Kidnapping shows its power in that nation – Haiti, under the power of gangs

The video shows a line of more than 30 men standing in front of the ruins of a building, all silent and with their heads down. A man walks among them while drinking from a small bottle. Someone is heard shouting: “There will be trouble in Port-au-Prince!” Nearby you can see assault rifles leaning against […]

Operations with bank cards would exceed RD $ 420 billion by the end of 2021

The amount traded in bank cards through operations at points of sale during the first eight months of the year reached RD $ 283,062 million pesos and it is expected that, by the end of 2021, the figure will close on RD $ 420 billion pesos, accordingly to estimates from the Association of Multiple Banks […]

DNCD occupies liquid drug and other powder in tennis shoes

Santo Domingo, RD. Members of the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) and the Specialized Airport Security Corps (CESAC) occupied a white powder, presumably cocaine, that were inside a pair of tennis shoes in addition to 24 bottles of liquid synthetic marijuana, in the area of cargo from Las Américas Airport (AILA), José Francisco Peña Gómez. […]

Still more amputations than before the corona crisis – Wel.nl

Many more amputations are still performed than before the corona crisis, says chairman of the Dutch Orthopedic Association Sjoerd Bulstra. The reason for this is the postponed care during the pandemic. Last year, three times as many amputations were performed in the Netherlands as in 2019, so before Covid-19. Bulstra learns from fellow orthopedists that […]

A child, protagonist in the general audience when wanting the pope’s skullcap

Today a child with a disability became the protagonist of the general audience celebrated by Pope Francis, by separating from his mother, taking the stage and asking at all costs for the pontiff’s skullcap. At the beginning of the audience, the child only went up to the platform where the pope gives his catechesis on […]

Oil rise anticipates new fuel price readjustments

Santo Domingo, RD. Characterized by the uncertainty and volatility in the markets, especially the speculative of crude prices, the WTI (West Intermediate of Texas) which is the oil acquired by the country on a world scale, reached US $ 83.87 per barrel yesterday, reflecting a slight rise of 0.91% compared to the open. In the […]