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Medina receives 6 new ambassadors

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Santo Domingo. – President Danilo Medina on Thur. received the credentials of the new ambassadors from Mexico, Colombia, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Belgium and Kazakhstan.

The six new ambassadors accredited before the government of the Dominican Republic were:

  • Carlos Peñafiel Soto, Mexico.
  • Daniel Cabrales Castillo, Colombia.
  • Zurab Eristavi, Georgia.
  • Aparekka Liyanagamage Ratnapala, Sri Lanka.
  • Jehanne Roccas, Belgium.
  • Andrian Yelemessov, Kazakhstan.

The ceremony which lasted just over an hour and-a-half took place in the Hall of Ambassadors of the National Palace.





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Imports of finished goods in first 9 months top US$15.2B

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Santo Domingo.- Imports of finished goods – especially vehicles, appliances and food – are growing at a faster rate than external purchases of raw materials to produce, according to data published by Dominican Republic’s Central Bank.

The total imported in the first nine months was US$15.2 billion, an increase of 2.1% over the same period of 2018.

The countries from which products were most received were the United States (US$4.4 billion), China (US$2.0 billion) and Mexico (US$539.2 million), according to the figures from Customs.

But overseas purchases of non-oil goods posted the sharpest increase, with 3%, and totaled about US$12.4 billion, 81% of the total. The remaining amount – some US$2.8 billion- were oil imports, which fell 1.9% compared to the figure between January and September last year.





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Casa de Campo’s Marina gets a convention center

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La Romana.- President Danilo Medina on Thursday inaugurated  the Marina Riverside Center, an event and convention center located in La Marina de Casa de Campo, in La Romana.

The center overlooking the Chavón River and the Caribbean Sea, has all the facilities and technical specifications to organize any type of celebration, in addition to having the support of world class services offered by Casa de Campo.

Andrés Pichardo Rosenberg, president of Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, highlighted in his speech that the inauguration of Marina Riverside Center is added to the numerous projects carried out in the last two years, which in total have reached investments of about 25 million dollars.

“Among the achievements we can list is the new Advanced Technology Center for golf practice, a Beach club, room remodeling, opening of new restaurants, and the creation of two family pools at Playa Minitas.”





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Air quality deteriorates progressively, ecologists warn

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Santiago.- Today Thursday marks World Pure Air Day, for which the Cibao Ecological Society (Soeci) regrets the Dominican Republic’s progressive deterioration in air quality.

“In our country, the commemoration of this day surprises us immersed in a great progressive deterioration of air quality that threatens to cause our vital system to collapse as a result of misguided actions and decisions and the indifference that constitutes the worst human ignominy that seems not to concern even the most sensitive sectors of the Dominican population,” says Soeci in a statement.

The prominent environmentalists propose that to solve the problem it’s necessary for governments, companies and civil society to join forces to reduce CO2 emissions.





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