Stories about Dominican Republic from September, 2009
Repeating Islands features a new bilingual edition of poems by three women writers from the Dominican Republic: Aída Cartagena Portalatín, Angela Hernández Núñez, and Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo. “Each of them addresses shared political and cultural issues, illuminating what it means to be a woman living in the modern day Dominican Republic.”
Mobile telephone users in the Dominican Republic will now have the option to switch companies, and keep their original numbers. Many think that this will be a good development for consumers.
Cables and metal are being stolen from streets, monuments, and other buildings across the Dominican Republic in order to be sold for export, which is frustrating many residents.