Dominican Republic

Calls for better infrastructure and government services have intensified after an elderly woman died of respiratory failure caused by tear gas fired toward protestors by police officers in Tamboril, a municipality of Santiago province.

CAFTA Tangles: After a rocky start, the free trade pact linking the U.S., Central America and the Dominican Republic finally takes off.
"Invest a portion of the profits earned from today's high oil prices to benefit the countries that have been worse hit by the multiple price increases."


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