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Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico plan to buy natural gas jointly to reduce costs, Puerto Rico Secretary of State David Bernier Rivera announced Tuesday.

"We decided to purchase fuel together, specifically natural gas, ensuring increased volume to decrease cost. Energy officials from both countries are gathered to reach an agreement as we speak," Bernier said in a National Palace press conference after meeting with president Danilo Medina.

Although the official didn’t specify how much the two nations would save from the agreement or how long it would take to forge the pact, he affirmed that "we'll buy from who makes the best offer.”

Dominican Foreign minister Carlos Morales called the meeting of Dominican and Puerto Rican officials a revival of ties between the two countries, adding that they also agreed to cooperate in various areas.

He said Puerto Rico will cooperate with Dominican Republic in a literacy program and in a low-cost housing project, while local officials will help the island nation on agriculture, specifically greenhouses and rice harvests.

Bernier added that both countries work on combined harvests of animal feed to reduce costs.

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7 comment(s)
Written by: josean, 7 May 2013 12:53 PM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!

Good Cooperation from Two Sister Nations!

Written by: DONT_BE_SILENT, 7 May 2013 1:00 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Yo Soy Luis Diaz
Don't leave Haiti Josie, get Medina on the phone right now!

...oh, I forgot, you need more than hand outs to do this.
Written by: josean, 7 May 2013 1:09 PM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!

Too Esoterically xenophobic for my simple peasant mind to understand your point, that is if you even have one.

Written by: Atabey, 7 May 2013 1:24 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--

Good move by both, DR and Puerto Rico should get the low price USA contracts. USA must make the pricing the same as the domestic price for gas in USA since this move will curtail Venezuela's pitch via Petro Caribe.
Written by: josean, 7 May 2013 1:31 PM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!

I guess Saint Danilo and the PLD have Finally Learned there is No Such thing as Clean Coal!

Written by: josean, 7 May 2013 5:47 PM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!

"They don’t allow Danilo to govern"

The PLD furnace Burns inside and release smoke.

First it was Margarita.

Then Temo.

After Felucho.

Franklin continued.

And Reinaldo followed.

And now Francisco Javier.

All with Leonel as a backdrop.

And in the center of the target for darts and guns of every caliber (including extensive libelous anonymous tracts) are Montalvo, Peralta, Carlos Pared and a healthy presence, indeed, of people in a country that is wide and more than the PLD Corporation.

....A fateful history repeats itself: barely eight months, and they don’t allow Danilo Medina to govern, although there are 39 months left befre the next elections.

“No dejan gobernar a Danilo”

Written by: josean, 7 May 2013 7:36 PM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!

Lie-onel continues his Silent Attack on Saint Danilo via the Questionably funded FUNGLODE!

Civil unrest increasing

According to the Civil Society Union at the Dominican Political Observatory (OPD-FUNGLODE), an entity founded by former President Leonel Fernandez, during the last month, April 2013, there were 93 protests around the country, which is the highest number recorded so far this year, with the National District and Santiago taking the top places.There were demonstrations in most of the country's provinces apart from Elias Pina, Espaillat (Moca), Hermanas Mirabal (Salcedo), La Altagracia (Higuey), La Romana and Peravia (Bani).Between January and March, there were two protests a day on average, but this rose to three in April.During his Presidency, former President Leonel Fernandez advocated political patronage to keep demonstrations to a minimum.


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