• Electronic tax receipts are already a reality

    Economy January 10, 2020 | 11:28 am

    Santo Domingo.- Internal Taxes (DGII) concluded the pilot electronic billing and in turn issued Rule 01-2020, which regulates the issuance and use of electronic tax receipts (e-CF). It said the pil[...]
  • Medina taps new ambassadors to the Vatican, Cuba

    Local January 10, 2020 | 10:21 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina appointed new Dominican ambassadors to the Holy See and Cuba, with the year’s first executive order issued Friday. He appointed Eunisis Vásquez Acosta amb[...]
  • Can a negotiated settlement be reached in Venezuela?

    Opinion January 10, 2020 | 9:46 am

    The View from Europe David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor On Thursday the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo proposed a new approach to the po[...]
  • Horrendous murder turns focus on crimes by minors

    Local January 10, 2020 | 8:47 am

    Santo Domingo.- Despite the horrendous crimes committed by children and adolescents, the so-called Code of the Minor establishes that those who commit a criminal offense must be judged respecting all [...]
  • Dominican Republic prices rose 0.20% in Dec., paced by foods

    Economy January 10, 2020 | 8:25 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic Central Bank on Thur. said that consumer prices rose 0.20% in December 2019 compared to November of the same year. “With this result, inflation for year 201[...]
  • Gov. starts push to install charging stations for e-vehicles

    Economy January 10, 2020 | 8:08 am

    Santo Domingo.- National Energy Commission (CNE) executive director Ángel Canó, on Thur. said that a specialized technical team formulates and creates regulatory regulations and the requirements to [...]
  • Dominican Gov. runs a US$87.7M ‘shadow toll mafia’

    Local January 9, 2020 | 6:04 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The former deputy and transport union leader Juan Hubieres on Thursday said the government is behind the “mafia” that raised the tolls on the Santo Domingo–Samaná Highway. [...]
  • Billboard heaps praise on most iconic Dominican artist

    People January 9, 2020 | 4:41 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The showbiz magazine Billboard highlights the innovation of the iconic Dominican artist Juan Luis Guerra, who is nominated for the American Grammy Awards for his most recent album "Lit[...]
  • Dominican tourism sector preps for the big shows

    Tourism January 9, 2020 | 4:16 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Dominican authorities and tourism sector leaders have their eyes set on one of the main activities worldwide such as the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) 2020 that will take place th[...]
  • Dominican Republic Gov. goes rogue again, defies court order

    Local January 9, 2020 | 1:26 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The construction of a bus terminal in a park in Santo Domingo Este continues despite the Constitutional Court ruling which orders the Public Works Ministry to halt the work Crews at[...]
  • 42-year-old American drowns at a Cabarete beach

    Local January 9, 2020 | 12:13 pm

    Puerto Plata.- A 42-year-old foreigner drowned yesterday while he was swimming at Cabarete’s Encuentro beach. The deceased was identified as Robert Antone Wilson Sr, a US citizen, whose lifeless [...]
  • Chicken sales plummet in wake of outbreak: report

    Local January 9, 2020 | 11:35 am

    Santo Domingo.- Merchants and chicken farmers in Santo Domingo stressed that "this time is worse" on the plummeting sales in the  wake of the outbreak of Newcastle disease, compared to other years wh[...]
  • Tourism leaders hope to recover business lost to deaths

    Economy January 9, 2020 | 10:12 am

    Santo Domingo.- Tourism business leaders on Wednesday expressed hope of recovering the figures lost due to the deaths of several tourists last year. They also expect to resolve several pending issues [...]
  • Iconic beach undergoes major recovery

    Tourism January 9, 2020 | 8:26 am

    Santo Domingo.- The iconic Boca Chica beach began its unstoppable overhaul with the demolition of the old shacks that occupied most of the beach and recovery of the surroundings, to be replaced by mod[...]
  • Central Bank denies dollar crunch

    Local January 9, 2020 | 8:07 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Central Bank on Wed. said there is no shortage of dollar despite outlet El Dia’s having confirmed that most banks limit its sale to no more than 2,000 dollars. It acknowledged[...]
  • Don’t fret, US envoy tells Dominican Republic

    Local January 9, 2020 | 7:41 am

    Santo Domingo.- US ambassador, Robin Bernstein, on Wed. said Dominicans shouldn’t be too concerned about the economic repercussions that the conflict between her country and Iran could unleash. S[...]
  • Master plan heralds Southwest’s ecotourism breakout

    Tourism January 8, 2020 | 4:45 pm

    Santo Domingo.- A territorial master plan is being drawn up leading up to ecotourism operations in Pedernales province (southwest) resulting from a tender won by a French-Canadian company, Tourism min[...]
  • Immigration arrests 1,012 foreigners in raids

    Local January 8, 2020 | 4:06 pm

    Santo Domingo.-The Immigration Directorate on Wed. said it arrested 1,012 foreigners during raids carried out in seven provinces between January 2 and 6. It said immigration agents, soldiers and se[...]
  • Electoral Board unveils updated elections calendar

    Local January 8, 2020 | 3:50 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Central Electoral Board (JCE) on Wed. presented the updated calendar with administrative, logistical and electoral training activities leading to the municipal elections of Februar[...]