• Michael Jordan wants to invest in tourism-related business: report

    Tourism March 18, 2019 | 5:11 pm

    Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic.- Former basketball great, Michael Jordan, looks to invest in some tourism-related businesses in this Atlantic coast town, Diario Libre repors quoting sources. Resi[...]
  • Spring Break ‘a la Dominican’ is a new take

    Tourism March 18, 2019 | 4:24 pm

    Press Release Santo Domingo (GLOBE NEWSWIRE).- Adventure travel is one of the fastest growing travel segments and Dominican Republic’s diverse terrain creates a stunning backdrop for a wide range[...]
  • US agents seize Dominican-bound US$390,000

    Local March 18, 2019 | 4:02 pm

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers seized over $390K concealed inside two vehicles in separate incidents last week in the Port of San Juan. On Mar. 11, during the b[...]
  • Haitian mobs halt border market

    Local March 18, 2019 | 2:21 pm

    Elias Piña, Dominican Republic.-  For the second time since Fri. the binational market wasn’t carried out as mobs of Haitians with weapons, stones and other objects prevented merchants from crossi[...]
  • A date of infamy for Dominican journalism

    Local March 18, 2019 | 1:18 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Orlando Martinez Howley, who was a journalist and member of the Dominican Communist Party, was cowardly murdered in an ambush 44 years ago today. He was editor of the magazine "Ahor[...]
  • Back reelection or else, President’s sister warns Gov. workers

    Local March 18, 2019 | 12:25 pm

    Santo Domingo.-  Deputy and president Danilo Medina's sister, Lucia Medina, on Sun. warned that the only way in which Gov. workers can secure their job is to support her brother's reelection, despite[...]
  • Metro riders face 1.5+ hour delay from unexplained glitch

    Economy March 18, 2019 | 11:31 am

    Santo Domingo.- Santo Domingo Metro passengers were met with long delays in  their Monday commute from a presumable glitch in the service of Line 1. In the northernmost station in Villa Mella, the[...]
  • Precision agro is the key to compete abroad, expert says

    Economy March 18, 2019 | 10:56 am

    Santo Domingo.- National Agricultural and Forestry Research Council (Coniaf) director, Juan Chávez recommends precision agriculture for that sector because it lowers costs and higher productivity. [...]
  • Showers ease water crunch but drought heightens

    Local March 18, 2019 | 10:05 am

    Santo Domingo.- The already-spotty water supply could worsen as of Monday on scarce rains over the river basins that feed Greater Santo Domingo's main aqueducts, La Isabela, Isa Mana, and Duey-Haina. [...]