• Telecom Claro to invest US$1.14B in Dominican Republic

    Economy February 7, 2019 | 8:33 am

    Santo Domingo.-  The telecom Claro on Wed. announced it will invest RD$57.0 billion (US$1.14 billion) in the Dominican Republic to 2021 as part of  the projects of the Mexico-based parent company Am[...]
  • Customs raids arrest forgers, ‘junk’ vehicle smugglers

    Local February 7, 2019 | 8:06 am

    Santo Domingo.- Customs agents on Wed. raided several businesses in the city searching for an alleged network which forged documents and evaded customs controls to smuggle 'junk' vehicles not suitable[...]
  • Four executives arrested on US$320M fraud

    Local February 7, 2019 | 7:30 am

    Santo Domingo.-  Officers of the National District Prosecutor on Wed. raided the offices of the Corporacion de Credito Oriental S.A. in Santo Domingo Este and in the National District, and arrested f[...]
  • Prosecution concludes opening statements in Odebrecht graft case

    Local February 6, 2019 | 9:06 pm

    Santo Domingo.- After seven hearings the prosecution concluded its opening statements in the graft case against the seven defendants in the Odebrecht scandal. The group of 12 prosecutors concluded [...]
  • Energy base to rely more on renewables: official

    Economy February 6, 2019 | 2:10 pm

    Santo Domingo.- National Energy Commission (CNE), director Ángel Canó, on Wednesday said they promote policies to give renewable energies a higher proportion in the country's energy base. He said[...]
  • Congratulations, neighbor!

    People February 6, 2019 | 1:08 pm

    Puerto Rican urban singer Ozuna became the first person to achieve at least seven of his music videos to surpass one billion hits on YouTube as a leading artist or in collaboration, surpassing Canadia[...]
  • Dominican agricultural sector wants to declare emergency, due to the drought

    Ecology February 6, 2019 | 12:41 pm

    Rivero described the situation as "terrible" for a region where most municipalities are agricultural producers, "everything is drying up," crops are being lost, among them, those of organic banana[...]
  • All set for the First Cherry Festival in the DR

    Culture February 6, 2019 | 12:23 pm

    With the purpose of promoting the province of San José de Ocoa as a place of eco-tourist interest and contributing to the development of floriculture in the area and ecological mountain tourism, the [...]
  • Netflix rates increase in the country

    Technology February 6, 2019 | 11:47 am

    As of March, Netflix users in the Dominican Republic will pay a new rate with an increase due to the use of this streaming service. The digital platform communicated via email to users in the DR th[...]