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Maimón miners could be rescued before Tuesday, says Raquel Peña

After this Sunday of the teams and technical personnel, coming from Canada to rescue the two miners trapped in Maimón, the Vice President of the Republic, Raquel Peña, is sure that these workers could be rescued before Tuesday, since the devices are capable of tuning up to two meters per hour. Peña thanked the Government of Canada for the quick response to the request made by the Dominican Republic to save the lives of Dominican Gregores Alexander Méndez and Colombian...

Biden will host a summit of the Pacific islands at the White House

US President Joe Biden will host Pacific Island leaders at the White House in September in a bid to counter China's growing influence in the region. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said during a visit to the island of Tonga that Pacific island leaders will be invited to Washington late next month. The United States seeks to strengthen its relations with the Pacific islands. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken toured the region and Vice President Kamala Harris recently addressed...

The president of Peru changes six ministers and ratifies the chief of staff

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo appointed six new ministers this Friday and ratified his chief of staff, Aníbal Torres, who had submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday. The president swore in the new holders of the portfolios of Foreign Affairs, Economy, Housing and Construction, Labor, Transport and Culture.Torres made his position available to the head of state on Wednesday for personal reasons. However, Castillo did not accept his resignation. "I have not accepted the resignation of Premier Aníbal Torres, who is...

Officials train 13th Military Internship on border defense project

Officers of the Thirteenth Military Internship of the Armed Forces Professional Education and Training Program (PECPFFAA), were instructed on the construction, technology and economic investment in the intelligent perimeter fence that is being installed on the border with Haiti. With the guidance offered by the directors of Plans and Operations, Technology, the Comptroller General and the Military History Director of the Ministry of Defense, young people will be able to understand not only the construction phases and how this important...

Treasury opens term for PHASE beneficiaries with accounts in Banreservas to withdraw funds

The Ministry of Finance granted a period of 45 days to the beneficiaries of the Employee Solidarity Assistance Fund (FASE) who still have resources in the special accounts created in the Reserve Bank (Banreservas) to withdraw or transfer them. Through a statement from the institution, it was reported that, once the term expires on October 7, 2022, the amounts available in those accounts will go to the Single Treasury Account (CUT). The Ministry of Finance, at the time of the entry...