Connect with us

Dominican Republic

Queens of the Caribbean beat Puerto Rico and go this Sunday for gold against the USA in Norceca Tournament

Published

on


Queens of the Caribbean

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO. -.The Dominican Republic won its pass to the Norceca Continental Tournament on Saturday by beating three sets by two (19-25, 25-14, 26-25, 21-25, and 15) to Puerto Rico in the second series semifinal, in a close encounter held at Roberto Clemente.

This Sunday, at 5:15, the Central American and Pan American Champions, will be measured against the United States for the gold medal of the NORCECA Continental Tournament.

At three in the afternoon, the sextets of Puerto Rico and Canada, which he lost from the United States, will face the bronze medal dispute.

The offensive attack of the winners was guided by Brayelin Martínez, followed by Bethania de la Cruz and Priscilla Rivera.

The Puerto Ricans surprised the Dominicans in the first quarter and took the same 19-25, thanks to a great game by Diana Reyes and ten mistakes made by the Dominican team.

In the second and third, the Criollas had their rivals in a position where the Dominican block played an important role — accommodated by the center playing NIverka Marte with Jineirys Martinez and Eve Mejia.





Source: Source link

Continue Reading

Dominican Republic

Govt. must deal with jump in femicides

Published

on

By


Santo Domingo.- The Life Without Violence Foundation on Tues. demanded that the Government declare a National Alert over the increase in femicides in recent days.

It said violence against women is increasing, with 60 children left orphan so far this year.

In a press conference Foundation president, Yanira Fondeur, said that faced with “alarming sexist violence,” immediate prevention actions of the institutions of the system are urgently needed, as well as the prosecution of aggressors denounced by citizens.

“We demand from the legislators the approval of the bill on the prevention, punishment and eradication of violence against women, which will serve as a regulatory framework for inter-sector coordination with civil society to work in an articulated manner,” Fondeur said.





Source: Source link

Continue Reading

Dominican Republic

tourist arrivals fall 3.8% in first 10 months

Published

on

By


Santo Domingo.- The arrival to the Dominican Republic of foreign tourists, the country’s main source of foreign currency, fell 3.8% in the first 10 months, the Central Bank reported Tuesday.

The Dominican Republic accumulates five consecutive months of decline in the arrival of foreign tourists, though partially offset by the 15.2% growth in the number of Dominican tourists residing abroad.

The Central Bank attributed the data to the effects of the “media campaign” related to the death of a dozen American tourists at the beginning of the year in hotels in the Caribbean country, which the Dominican Government and the FBI blamed on natural causes.





Source: Source link

Continue Reading

Dominican Republic

Blast in tower under construction kills 2, injures 4

Published

on

By


Santo Domingo.- A blast Tuesday night in a tower under construction rocked the Evaristo Morales sector in the National District.

Thus far the authorities have reported two fatalities and at least four injured.

National District Fire chief José Luis Herasme told Diario Libre that the explosion occurred in a building under construction and that the victims were workers.

He said they work on identifying the victims, as well as their nationals, but said that most of them are Haitians.





Source: Source link

Continue Reading

Trending