This is a summary of the printed editions of the week in which we will highlight the news that was of greatest interest and relevance in said editions, starting from last Monday, July 11, until yesterday’s printed edition, Saturday.
Monday, July 11, 2022
In the La Grúa sector, from SDE, they demand to build their main street
sector residents Cranein the municipality of Santo Domingo Easthave spent years demanding the construction of their dusty and polluted main street, which when it is not full of garbage, is flooded with rainwater.
They demand the construction of a 1.8 kilometer track. Virginia Guante, who lives in a section with many potholes, declared that the work is in charge of the Malespin Construction, and that on several occasions they have been promised to begin work. He gave that they recently guaranteed that they will start soon.
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Tuesday July 12
Jean Alain would have used $7.5 MM in paid flights as car rental
The travel expenses abroad made by Jean Alain Rodriguezhis mother, wife, children and relatives, with funds from the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) amount to RD$7,478,190according to the accusatory file of the Medusa Case, which has the former prosecutor as the main defendant.
It contains that they were paid to the company Global Tours & Tavels SRLunder the concept of vehicle rental to supervise the construction of La Nueva Victoria.
Tuesday, July 13, 2022
DR receives US$4,861.1 million in remittances
From January to June of this year the Dominican Republic has received US$4,861.1 million in remittancesfigures that are US$402 million less when compared to the same period in 2021, but US$1,403.7 million more than in 2019, pre-pandemic period.
By releasing these statistics, the Central Bank (BCRD) highlights that it forecasts that remittances could reach US$10,000 million by the end of 2022. In the month of June 2022, US$803.8 were received and in 2021 they were US$863.8 million, however, the Central Bank explained that for the period prior to the 2015-2019 pandemic, the average remittance in this month was US$499.2 million.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Government starts UASD Baní center for $980MM
President Louis Abinader construction began yesterday UASD campus in Baní, Peravia, with an investment of over RD$980 million; also inaugurated a wastewater plant with an investment of RD$312 million and began the remodeling of the Hospital Nuestra Señora de Regla for an amount of RD$225 million.
Yesterday, President Abinader developed a broad work agenda in the Peravia province that also included the start of work on several bridges in Villa Güera and Fundación, for an amount of RD$234 million and delivered 2,000 Get Over Yourself cards.
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Friday, July 15, 2022
Minerd defends process to buy textbook digital format
The Ministry of Education yesterday defended the acquisition of textbooks in digital format, after assuring that the Dominican State RD$677 million was savedsince it is 57% cheaper than the printed book.
He anticipated that his Purchasing and Contracting Committee will respond to the only challenge presented.
He assured that the process was carried out with strict adherence to laws 66-97 and 340-06and Ordinance No. 01-2022 of the National Education Council (CNE).
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Saturday July 16, 2022
Extinction Law and Code bring tension to the Chamber of Deputies
The Chamber of Deputies It will become as of Monday the new scenario or battlefield for the approval of the controversial project of Domain Forfeiture Law and also for the new project of Penal Code.
Domain Extinction It was passed and printed by the Senate in second reading and will arrive at the Chamber of Deputies no later than next Monday.
While the Penal Code project, studied and agreed upon in a bi-mental commission, expires this july 27and it will be dead initiative.
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