• AmchamDR invites you to participate in a trade mission to Florida

    Economy February 14, 2020 | 4:44 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Agricultural producers and small and medium entrepreneurs have participated for more than 24 years in the trade missions that the American Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic[...]
  • Outspoken journalist wins a court round

    Local February 14, 2020 | 1:20 pm

    Santo Domingo.- A National District appellate court on Fri. ruled to appoint another judge to hear the slander case against the journalist Marino Zapete, who was accused by Maybeth Rodríguez, sister [...]
  • UN praises reduced undernourishment but ‘stay alert’

    Poverty February 14, 2020 | 12:38 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Despite the reduction in undernourishment levels in the Dominican Republic in recent years, the country must remain alert about the increase in obesity and overweight levels, as well a[...]
  • Powerful tremor highly probable, expert warns

    Local February 14, 2020 | 11:42 am

    Santo Domingo.- Santo Domingo State University (UASD) Seismology Institute director Ramón Delanoy, on Fri. warned that the region is very seismic due to accumulated energy in the area’s tectonic pl[...]
  • Medina meets with OAS election observers mission

    Local February 14, 2020 | 10:52 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina on Thur. met with former Chilean president Eduardo Frei, who heads the Organization of American States (OAS) mission that will observe next Sunday's municipal e[...]
  • A region-wide debate on Caribbean oil and gas is overdue

    Opinion February 14, 2020 | 10:11 am

    The View from Europe David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor  Two weeks ago, Trinidad’s Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, del[...]
  • Customs registry deadline on courier services expires Mon.

    Economy February 14, 2020 | 9:49 am

    Santo Domingo.- As of Monday, February 17, people who haven’t complied with the Single Customs Registry (RUA) process cannot use the services of couriers in the Dominican Republic. Couriers are e[...]
  • Medina submits US$155M loan from IDB for electricity sector

    Economy February 14, 2020 | 8:58 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina on Thur. submitted to Congress a US$155 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to be allocated to the electricity sector to "increase the operati[...]
  • Corruption: Washington’s main concern on Dominican Republic

    Local February 14, 2020 | 8:30 am

    Santo Domingo.- The director of the Western Hemisphere Program Office of the International Bureau of Anti-Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), said Thur. that corruption is Washington’s main concern[...]
  • Dominican Republic municipal elections in home stretch

    Local February 14, 2020 | 8:05 am

    Santo Domingo.- Because with the delivery of the valises to the presidents and secretaries of the polling stations and the installation of the electronic voting equipment on Saturday, the assembly of [...]
  • Plastics-gatherer vessel sets sail for Dominican river

    Economy February 13, 2020 | 5:22 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Interceptor 004, a vessel that will gather plastics o the Ozama River and prevent them from reaching the Caribbean Sea, has already set sail for the Dominican Republic from Rotterd[...]
  • Panama recaptures Dominican mass murderer

    Local February 13, 2020 | 3:51 pm

    Panama.- The Panamanian Police has recaptured the Dominican Gilberto Ventura Ceballos, convicted of the kidnapping and murder of five young people of Chinese descent. He had escaped Feb. 3, for the se[...]
  • Local February 13, 2020 | 3:14 pm

    Dominicans among LatAm’s most obese Panama.- Venezuela, Guatemala, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Mexico, are the world’s most obese Latin American countries. According to the O[...]
  • Only strict planning maximizes renewable energies’ benefits

    Economy February 13, 2020 | 12:58 pm

    Santo Domingo.- To maximize the benefits of renewable energies is only possible based on a strict planning of the electrical system and an adaptation of the regulations to the changes offered by techn[...]
  • Root for the Govt. candidate or lose your job

    Local February 13, 2020 | 12:00 pm

    Santiago.- The alleged refusal to participate in a motorcade of the ruling party (PLD) candidates in Puerto Plata province cost three govt. employees their job despite having worked in Customs for ove[...]
  • Agribusinesses want shield against imports

    Economy February 13, 2020 | 10:35 am

    Santo Domingo.-  Canned Agro Food Producers Association  (Afconagro) president Félix García, on Wed. called on the agricultural authorities to protect industrial tomato producers against an eminen[...]
  • Industries face-to-face with presidential candidates

    Economy February 13, 2020 | 9:44 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic Industries Association  (AIRD) will host a luncheon with the presidential candidates entitled: "Industrial Policies: Candidate Proposals." The presidential c[...]
  • Dominican Congress should ratify pact with post-Brexit UK

    Opinion February 13, 2020 | 8:56 am

    Press Release Santo Domingo. The President of the Roundtable of Commonwealth Countries in the Dominican Republic on Wed. urged Congress to ratify the agreement signed by the Dominican Republic on t[...]
  • US$2.2B power plant comes online Feb. 20

    Economy February 13, 2020 | 8:32 am

    Santo Domingo.- The Punta Catalina Power Plant (CTPC) will be delivered to the Government on Thurs. Feb. 20, according to official information. The Presidency’s Press Office works to register the[...]