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Jimaní, Dominican Republic.-  President Danilo Medina on Wednesday cut the ribbon for Boca de Cachón, Dominican Republic’s first-ever planned town, built to relocate 546 families uprooted by Lake Enriquillo’s rising salty waters.

The town was built at a cost of US$24.4 million by government agencies, which saved more than US$160 million when compare to a private sector proposal of US$188.0 million.

Medina handed out the first keys to families with relatives with disabilities, in addition to the churches, the school and government agencies relocated to the site.

In his keynote speech Presidency Administrative minister Jose Ramon Peralta said the town took just six months to build, which in his view shows that the government can work with transparency to manage taxpayers’ money.

He said the new town called Nueva Boda de Chacón went from a campaign promise to a reality and a model project. He said the lives of those 546 families changed for the better starting today.

Peralta also announced that within two weeks all of the families are will be moving into their homes of 72.24 square meters, 3-bedrooms, each with an area for vegetable gardening.

The project is located around 50 meters above the sea level to guarantee the protection against Enriquillo’s flooding.

Community leader Leonel Recio thanked Medina, and said 95% of the houses in the old town were made of wood.

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17 comment(s)
Written by: ny4life, 23 Apr 2014 2:51 PM
From: United States, Respect Dominican sovereignty. No fusion on the island of Hispanola.
A model for the rest of the country! I hope this replicated throughout the border regions and beyond.

This is progress and vision for the Dominican people.
Written by: venganzaderafael, 23 Apr 2014 3:08 PM
From: United States
And haitians keep out!

Lets have at least one tiny corner of DR be a haitian-free zone.

Though from the picture above it may be too late.
Did the govt check the residents papers before handing them the keys?
Written by: venganzaderafael, 23 Apr 2014 3:11 PM
From: United States
Just a little haitian humor guys.
Written by: bernies, 23 Apr 2014 5:25 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Juan Dolio
Come on guys let's forget about the Haitians issue and focus on this great news. 546 families that were living in shacks now have a real home for them to live. Thank you Mr. President and hope that more will follow but only for people that in real needs and not to people that gets it because of their political affiliation.
Written by: ohhhvictor, 23 Apr 2014 6:18 PM
From: United States


Porque el haitiano de Joseano no anda quejandose ahora?
Written by: TuPapaupa2014, 23 Apr 2014 7:48 PM
From: United States, (((((roketa + blue105 + borderwall = SAME POSTER..BUSTED!!!. JAJAJAJAJA!)))))
Written by: bernies, 23 Apr 2014 5:25 PM
From: United States, key west fl
Come on guys let's forget about the Haitians issue and focus on this great news. 546 families that were living in shacks now have a real home for them to live. Thank you Mr. President and hope that more will follow but only for people that in real needs and not to people that gets it because of their political affiliation.
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You think some of these people care if Dominicans are the ones benefiting?.....it's like Haiti and Haitians are the center of their lives.

I, for one, am very happy so many families are able to call something decent "home".

Danilo dio un jonron con las bases llena!.
Written by: josean, 24 Apr 2014 4:07 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016

Saint Danilo takes $160 million dollars whack at the head of Ms. Vickey's NARCO Neo Liberal GOD Lie-onel!

Destacó que Boca Cachón iba a ser construido por firmas internacionales con un préstamo de US$184 millones, sin embargo el Gobierno, a través de la cuenta de la Presidencia lo hizo con US$24.4 millones, y con mayores beneficios y comodidades para los habitantes.

"Lo que se ha hecho aquí en Boca de Cachón es un ejemplo de cómo deben ser invertidos los recursos del Estado dominicano, es un ejemplo de cómo el Estado puede extender chele a chele los recursos para atender las necesidades de la gente que vive en pobreza, que vive en marginalidad. Es la manera de disminuir la desigualdad social que azota a millones de compatriotas en la República Dominicana".

diariolibre.com/movil/noticias_det.php?id=579821

Written by: josean, 24 Apr 2014 4:24 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016

He stressed that Boca Cachon was going to be built by international firms with a loan of US$184 million, however the Government, through the account of the Presidency did it with US$24.4 million, and with greater benefits and amenities for the residents.


"What has been done here in Bica Cachon is an example of how the resources of the Dominican State must be invested, it is an example of how the State can extend penny by penny resources to meet the needs of people living in poverty, who live marginalized.

It is the best way to reduce social inequality that strikes millions of our compatriots in the Dominican Republic".


adds......josean and not by building USELESS METROS!




Written by: josean, 24 Apr 2014 1:26 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016

More evidence why Narco Lie-onel MUST NOT be allowed to Manage Dominican TAXPAYERS Money EVER AGAIN!


While Lie-onel threw away money with that same or less money he could have built villages!

Google:

Edificio de Parqueos de la UASD costó casi lo mismo que Boca de Cachón

Building of the UASD parking cost almost the same as Boca de Cachón

SANTO DOMINGO, República Dominicana.- Tras la inauguración del nuevo Boca de Cachón a un costó de 24 millones de dólares, muchas interrogantes se producen en torno al tema, ya que son varias las obras que han sido construidas por el Estado a un costo mayor que el de este poblado.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.-Following the inauguration of the new Boca de Cachón at a cost of $ 24 million, many questions are raised on the theme, since there are several public works that have been built by the State at a greater than the of this village.

continued:
Written by: josean, 24 Apr 2014 1:27 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016

El 10 de agosto de 2012 el expresidente de la República, Leonel Fernández, dejó inaugurado el edificio administrativo y el Comedor de la Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), obras que fueron construidas por la Oficina de Ingenieros Supervisores de Obras del Estado por un monto de tres mil 200 millones de pesos. Esto llevado a dólares son US$73.9 millones, más de tres veces lo que costó Boca de Cachón.

On August 10, 2012 the former President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández, inaugurated the administrative building and dining room of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), works which were built by the Office of Engineers Supervisors of State Projects of for the amount of RD 3 Billion 200 million pesos. This converted to US dollars are $73.9 million, more than three times what was the cost for Boca de Cachón.

noticiassin.com/2014/04/edificio-de-parqueos-de-la-uasd-costo-casi-lo-mismo-que-boca-de-cachon/


Written by: blue105, 25 Apr 2014 1:28 AM
From: United States
I agree with you Josean, this is a great to spend tax payers monies, Many dominicans still live in shacks that are not fit for the climate and weather conditions(hurricanes). This will allow people to live in a standard home and have a good standard of living with the provided schools and communitiy services.
Written by: xwill7, 25 Apr 2014 4:41 PM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
tupap will be drinking in that town?
Written by: TuPapaupa2014, 25 Apr 2014 9:15 PM
From: United States, (((((roketa + blue105 + borderwall = SAME POSTER..BUSTED!!!. JAJAJAJAJA!)))))
Written by: xwill7, 25 Apr 2014 4:41 PM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
tupap will be drinking in that town?
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YEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!.

Trust me, you are NOT a "cuarto bate".............tu mujer te tiene amarrao asi que tu eres El RECOJE BATE, JAJAJAJAJA.
Written by: josean, 26 Apr 2014 7:36 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


blue 105,

Take a look at this video and tell me if building these type of villages isn't the National Priority over building USELESS METROS:


youtube.com/watch?v=r15Bjjj2BKU&feature=youtube_gdata_player


Written by: airgordo, 27 Apr 2014 2:03 AM
From: Dominican Republic
I just Hope THYE DO NOT SEE THIS AS A GIFT therefore will destroy it!! a lo que nada nos cuesta, hagamosle fiesta!!!
Written by: xwill7, 28 Apr 2014 9:32 AM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
I am clutch
Written by: TuPapaupa2014, 28 Apr 2014 10:46 AM
From: United States, (((((roketa + blue105 + borderwall = SAME POSTER..BUSTED!!!. JAJAJAJAJA!)))))
Written by: xwill7, 28 Apr 2014 9:32 AM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
I am clutch
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Mamajuana lover, forget about being "clutch", tu eres el que le limpia los "clavos" a los peloteros.

Forget about that vaina, go to Boca de Cachon and show those people how to drink Mamajuana A LO FINO........you know, raising your pinkie finger. JAJAJAJAJAJA.
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