A patrol of the Departmental Unit of Maintenance of the Order (UDMO) was the target of unidentified armed individuals near the National Theater. 2 police officers were wounded by bullets while the attackers fled after their act. The two wounded were taken to hospital but their lives are not in danger according to our latest information.
Ceant visited the CEP
On Monday Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant paid a visit to the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) and confirmed the establishment of structures to organize elections within the deadlines set by law. Céant said he will come very often to inquire about the problems and identify possible solutions for the proper conduct of the elections, recalling his commitment to organize the poll next October.
The Dominican Republic called to order
At the 32nd session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council recommended that the Dominican Republic improve safeguards for Haitian immigrants.
Reginald Boulos announces a new political party
Reginald Boulos, the businessman, announces the establishment of a new modern and progressive political formation in the country, which constitutes a third way between the failures of the left and the right, justifying his approach by the will of the sector business to become directly involved in political action.
Manifestation of February 7th confirmed
The opposition confirms demonstration of February 7, 2019, the organizers say they want to mobilize more than a million people throughout the territory, to demand among others the departure of Jovenel Moïse who will celebrate that day his 2 years at the head of the State.
5.3 Earthquake at our neighbors
On Monday, February 4, an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Ritcher scale whose epicenter was located in the Caribbean Sea 135 km southeast of Punta Cana was felt in a large part of the Dominican Republic.