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All fuel prices remain unchanged

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Santo Domingo.- Fuel prices (in gallons) for the week from December 21 to 28 remain unchanged:

Premium gasoline RD$229.10.

Regular gasoline RD$214.20.

Regular diesel at RD$181.10.

Optimal diesel RD$193.80.

Avtur RD$144.30.

Kerosene RD$170.90.

Fuel oil RD$92.06.

Propane (LPG) RD$101.00.

Natural gas remains at RD$28.97 per cubic meter.





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Civic group demands a fence along entire 388KM Haiti border

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Santo Domingo.- Civic and Social Front president, Isaías Ramos, on Fri. called on the population to demand the continuity of the perimeter fence along the entire 388-kilometer Dominican Republic-Haiti border.

Ramos said that it’s not difficult to traffic illegal aliens at the border, “where today there is abundance of chaos, disorder, anarchy and insecurity that affect our sovereignty, the security of our citizens and authorities.”

He said i’is not enough to build 50 or 60 km that will only move the illegal operation and make it a little more difficult.





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Dominican Republic’s military to monitor commuters

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Santo Domingo.- The Defense Ministry will expand the video surveillance system through real-time monitoring of the entire routes of the Metro and the Cable Car of Santo Domingo, (MIDE), according to an agreement signed with the Transport Reform Office (OPRET).

The agreement signed on October 30 stipulates that the objective is to facilitate “the interconnection of the Command Center, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence to the OPRET Video Management Systems, for real-time monitoring, in the different Metro and Cable Car lines.”

It adds that OPRET will provide the necessary access to Defense, which allows the connection to the systems, for real-time monitoring of the different lines of the Metro and Cable Car of Santo Domingo.

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Environment announces UN-funded projects nationwide

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Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry on Thur. announced a set of projects nationwide promoting the correct use of land and tourism that does not harm forests, with the advice of international organizations.

It said the projects are based on three systemic solutions: combat pollution, the use of renewable energy and as a theme of innovation, third sustainable gastronomy. “The objective is to reduce the emissions of the sector, in order to strengthen it and make one of the most important economic lines for the country’s development more resilient.

It stressed that during 2019, the different actors of national tourism said they were heeding the call to be part of the fight against climate change and the follow-up to the three systemic solutions proposed in the Tourism Roadmap.

“The hoteliers attended orientation workshops on sustainable purchases that sought to reduce waste generation and efficient use of resources, complemented by specific meetings aimed at reducing the use of plastics in Dominican hotels, thus promoting the reduction of pollution that these generate in beaches and rivers of our country.”

Environment added that the UN is working on the project for Dominican tourism companies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

“The Ministries of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, as well as the Association of Hotels of Playa Dorada and the National Council of Climate Change, reaffirm their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”





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