• Public Health reports 7 deaths, 7,174 new Covid cases

    Uncategorized January 14, 2022 | 11:56 am

    Santo Domingo. – The Ministry of Public Health reported this Friday seven deaths from Covid-19, of which only one occurred in the last 24 hours. It said there are 7,174 new cases of the disease. [...]
  • The humpbacks are back again

    Uncategorized January 12, 2022 | 9:35 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Bay of Samaná and its surrounding waters, and in particular the Sanctuary of Marine Mammals, the  Silver and Christmas Banks, onece again become one of the most impressive specta[...]
  • U.S. prisons hold 1,413 Dominican inmates

    Uncategorized January 5, 2022 | 9:40 am

    By David Olen Cross The United States having a significant foreign national population residing within the nation’s boundaries, be they legally or illegally present in the country, unfortunately [...]
  • Dominican Customs nabs 350 guns at port

    Uncategorized December 17, 2021 | 10:20 am

    Santo Domingo. - Customs Intelligence Department (DGA) agents confiscated a shipment of firearms of different calibers at the Haina Oriental dock, including pistols, ammunition and loaders. This se[...]
  • Gov. to reimburse 10-dollar tax on visitors

    Uncategorized December 15, 2021 | 11:37 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader announced on Tuesday that the Government will reimburse Dominicans living abroad the US$10 tax they pay when buying their air tickets to visit the country. T[...]
  • Bill would repeal taxes on savings

    Uncategorized December 14, 2021 | 9:00 am

    Santo Domingo.- With the aim of eliminating the savings tax, established in article 7 of Law 253-12, on Strengthening the State's Collection Capacity for Fiscal Sustainability and Sustainable Developm[...]
  • Abinader supports a free press

    Uncategorized December 9, 2021 | 11:21 am

    Santo Domingo. -President Luis Abinader yesterday reaffirmed his support for the free press, stating that it is carried out by men and women who lead it on the right track. The president delivered [...]
  • From sprawling Dominican barrio to riverwalk

    Uncategorized December 6, 2021 | 10:32 am

    Santo Domingo.- In the sprawling barrio, Los Guandules, the fruits of the Nuevo Domingo Savio Comprehensive Urban Transformation Project are already beginning to be harvested with the enjoyment of res[...]
  • A US$757.9M hole in Dominican Republic Octopus case

    Uncategorized December 6, 2021 | 7:26 am

    Santo Domingo.- The irregularities detected in six State institutions during the government of former President Danilo Medina, as revealed by audits by the Chamber of Accounts, link his brother Alexis[...]
  • Dominicans return to a US$4,000 ‘Christmas grace’

    Economy December 2, 2021 | 9:52 am

    Santo Domingo.-In the last 25 years, the Government has increased or decreased the amount of US$1,000 established by law as the maximum total value of the gifts that Dominicans residing abroad can bri[...]
  • National District DA faces serious questions

    Uncategorized November 30, 2021 | 9:19 am

    Santo Domingo.- Deputy prosecutor Juan Medina de los Santos said Tue. that in the case of National District Prosecutor, Rosalba Ramos as with other members of the Justice Ministry, only complies with [...]
  • One more deadline for embattled Dominican protected area

    Uncategorized November 30, 2021 | 7:56 am

    Santo Domingo.- This Tuesday expires the Environment Ministry’s deadline to harvest all short-cycle crops grown within the limits of the Valle Nuevo National Park, a measure that is part of a strate[...]
  • Dominican State has received natural gas compensation of US$26.5M

    Uncategorized November 9, 2021 | 9:17 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of Finance reported that between June and October the Dominican State has received compensation for natural gas insurance coverage greater than double that paid for its ac[...]
  • The Post Office, the latest Gov. corruption case

    Uncategorized November 9, 2021 | 8:23 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader suspended the director of the Dominican Postal Institute (Inposdom) Adán Peguero, who had previously requested a furlough for three months. He’s investiga[...]
  • Gov. has grand plan for highland city

    Uncategorized November 8, 2021 | 10:01 am

    Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic.- The Executing Unit for the Redevelopment of Neighborhoods and Environments (URBE) told EL DÍA that it has already designed a master plan for Jarabacoa (central), which[...]
  • Larva: major drug busts continue in Santiago

    Uncategorized November 8, 2021 | 9:20 am

    Santo Domingo.- Prosecutors and agents of the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) arrested 15 people, seized different types of narcotics and weapons, during an operation against micro-traffickin[...]
  • Ruling party senator sold the State millions

    Uncategorized November 2, 2021 | 9:29 am

      Santo Domingo.- Two companies linked to  María Trinidad Sánchez senator  , Alexis Victoria Yeb, have sold more than 516.5 million pesos to the Dominican State since the legislator assume[...]
  • Total recovery: 3.7M tourists arrive in Oct.

    Tourism November 1, 2021 | 11:58 am

    Santo Domingo.- Some 443,018 non-resident tourists visited the country last October,as reported today by the Minister of Tourism, David Collado. The official highlighted that with the arrival of th[...]
  • Envoy says Canada covets Dominican agro products

    Uncategorized November 1, 2021 | 11:10 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican agricultural sector has a great opportunity to send its products to the Canadian market, according to the Dominican ambassador to Canada, Michelle Cohen, who highlighted [...]
  • What awaits pristine beach in Dominican Republic’s SW

    Uncategorized November 1, 2021 | 10:21 am

    Santo Domingo.- Four months ago, President Luis Abinader was accompanied by officials and businessmen to launch the Cabo Rojo-Pedernales tourism development project. He broke ground to begin the ac[...]