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Santo Domingo.- Industrial mogul Elena Viyella de Paliza, who heads  bit businesses’ educational institution (EDUCA), affirmed Monday that president Danilo Medina has privileged education as a government priority, proving his commitment to the sector.

She said the Head of State marked a milestone for the country’s education system during his term in office, when 4% of GDP was allocated to education.

Viyella said Medina has been the first President to comply with the law’s provisions. "Mr. President, thank you for having privileged education as the Government priority. You’ve shown your commitment to education, to invest resources to eradicate illiteracy, to invest to improve infrastructure and progressively implement the full day of teaching."

The business leader, speaking at a luncheon to mark EDUCA’s 25th anniversary at the Hotel Embajador, also thanked the Office of the First Lady. "Thank you because both the Government and the Office of the First Lady make large investments and efforts to improve access, coverage and quality of education and provide for those with some limitations to become fully incorporated.”

She added that it’s no coincidence that UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon invited the country to join the group of nations which champions the “Global initiative: education first and foremost," and has acknowledged Medina’s leadership and commitment to ensure that all children have access to education and to eradicate illiteracy.”

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Written by: josean, 5 Aug 2014 11:16 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



In other words NARCO Lie-onel was a TOTAL FU@K UP on this NATIONAL PRIORITY by choosing instead to build a USELESS METRO!


Written by: ohhhvictor, 5 Aug 2014 11:27 AM
From: United States



200 k users a day is useless ?

Jose-Anus.. the only thing useless around here is your brain!

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We salute the effort of PLD for improving the transportation, educations and constructions for a better life of all Dominicans!

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Leonel 2016-3000!


Written by: chillinout, 5 Aug 2014 12:02 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Bravo to this president for following the law unlike the president before him and for all of the new classrooms. That being said is now the test will be if the kids actually get an education.

A friend's son here attended both private and public schools since a child and graduated from here. He was an "A" student and thought he was pretty smart. That changed when he went back to England to go to university. He realized he was so far behind he could not keep up and dropped out of school.

I keep seeing claims of this country having a literacy rate of 91% or there about, Not from my experience. There are even attorneys here that need remedial schooling to just compose documents properly.
Written by: guillermone, 5 Aug 2014 12:25 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

I am glad to see that someone has finally tackled the educational challenges or lack of educational opportunities for the most needy in the DR. However, a president's job is never done. Let us not forget and equally important is the energy sector. Electricity is one of the if not the most expensive in Latin America. A shortage of affordable energy is an issue which can stunt a country's growth and development just as much as uneducated workforce. When it is unable to compete, industry will close down or go elsewhere.
Written by: guillermone, 5 Aug 2014 12:37 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

I keep seeing claims of this country having a literacy rate of 91% or there about, Not from my experience. There are even attorneys here that need remedial schooling to just compose documents properly.
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That is hard for me to believe. I can accept that an "A" student from DR public schools may be still be basic skills deficient but private education in the DR is quite good. I have friends who graduated from quality private HS and most have been accepted to either Ivy league or top tier colleges in the US. So I questioned where exactly did your "friend's son" went to school. Now with regards to Dominican attorneys I have also seen many with questionable professionalism. But it appears as if getting a law degree in the DR is not that difficult. Perhaps they should institute something similar to the bar exam in the US which can perhaps help weed out undesirables
Written by: BASTA, 5 Aug 2014 2:29 PM
From: Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs/Free abortions for all Never Confuse Education with Intelligence
Leonel 2016-3000 = RIP from SIDA
Written by: ohhhvictor, 5 Aug 2014 2:41 PM
From: United States


Basta.. You can say whatever you want but can you imagine santo Domingo without leonel?


No elevado, no tunnels that you use every day, no skyscrapers ( the ones where you live or probably want to live at), 2 bridges less to Ozama , no highway to las terrenas, no Metro, no highways to Punta cana, , the dollar 100 x1, more bankrupcy of dominican banks, less exportation, less tourism.. etc, etc...

He improve the life of millions of dominicans!

It will simply be a complete HUGE chaos without him..


HONESTLY, You need to be VERY ungrateful , anti-domincan or suicidal not to be VERY happy that Leonel will come back in 2016...
Written by: josean, 5 Aug 2014 2:57 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



Wactch if you Dare!


youtube.com/watch?v=aHKrlemtqxQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player


Written by: dreadlocks, 5 Aug 2014 3:55 PM
From: United States
says chillinout


I keep seeing claims of this country having a literacy rate of 91% or there about, Not from my experience. There are even attorneys here that need remedial schooling to just compose documents properly.

i have tried to explain this literacy thing to rokete, but he cannot understand anything more complicated than a flyer from Plaza Lama. there are different standards for literacy in different countries. in certain countries, like the DR, you only need to be able to put letters together and sound out a word. in Australia, you have to be able to use the word in a sentence. BIG DIFFERENCE!! so, people who fall into the 91% literacy here would be considered illiterate in Australia. they would also be considered illiterate in the british caribbean, where if you are 15 and above, you need to have attended school to be considered literate.
Written by: ohhhvictor, 5 Aug 2014 4:08 PM
From: United States

Jose-Anus..

You are a jester!

You are posting a video of the most disreputable politician in DR?
Guillermo "the thief" ?

I am cracking up again..

-Why he doesn't talk with the press about the money he stole from JCE?

-Why he doesn't talk either about the money his 50 y/o wife is receiving as a pension against Dominican law with tax payers money?

-How this shameless individual DARE to show up his face in public media?

I saw some Dominican videos of Chaddy garcia and the boli , but this one is way much better..

Please post more videos links from the thief because I want to laugh a little bit more!


Well done jester, well done

LOL
Written by: Radar, 5 Aug 2014 5:37 PM
From: Dominican Republic

"'I keep seeing claims of this country having a literacy rate of 91% or there about, Not from my experience. ""---chillinout.

I won't dispute anyone's claim that this country's educational system and quality, leaves much to be desired. It has been my personal and direct experience that many who claim to be degreed professionals, have failed me miserably. The degree of incompetence is simply astounding.!

Or, I was a fool to believe their claim to be one such, or the other, when it was just an elaborate illusion in their minds. Many people here say they can fix anything, or do anything for you because they are "professionals"....Mentira.!
Written by: ohhhvictor, 5 Aug 2014 8:27 PM
From: United States


Respecto a Jose-Anus, the jester


.."esta delicioso mami.. Quiero massss" !


....busquenme la servilleta que me lo comi!

:)
Written by: josean, 5 Aug 2014 9:07 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016




I know you like to eat men but I'm not into that but maybe you're NARCO Lover will give a shot when Spiderman is not around!



Written by: ohhhvictor, 6 Aug 2014 1:30 AM
From: United States
Yes.Jose-Anus.---
.you are into that..

You defend the gay movement from Brewster and all the Haitians in DR....

Tu eres un pajaro haitiano asqueroso y ahora te quieres negar...

You are the nastiest thing in the DT forum...Shame on you!

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Vende patria..sucio viejo...Everybody remember that...


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.."esta delicioso mami.. Quiero massss" !


....busquenme la servilleta que me lo comi!

:)
Written by: josean, 6 Aug 2014 6:54 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



¡Te gustan los machos!

You defend NARCO Lie-onel more than Margarita!



Written by: josean, 6 Aug 2014 9:49 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


I think Elena Viyella de Paliza should have met with the mothers of these 300 children first before spearding her LAMBONA Praise!


Google

Madres madrugan para inscribir a sus hijos

Más de 300 estudiantes quedarán fuera de aulas por falta de cupo

Mother wake up early to enroll their children

Over 300 students will be left out of classrooms for lack of space


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