Economy April 9, 2015 | 3:36 pm
Panama.- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surprised many Thursday when by mistake entered a meeting between presidents Danilo Medina of Dominican Republic and Juan Carlos Valera, of Panama.
Economy April 9, 2015 | 10:26 am
Santo Domingo.- The Senate Wednesday night approved in two roll calls the bill which creates the Private Security Institute, to oversee the hundreds of rent-a-cop companies in Dominican Republic..<[...]
Economy April 9, 2015 | 9:28 am
Santo Domingo.- PresidentDanilo Medina departed for Panama from San Isidro Airbase just minutes after9am Thursday, to participate in the 7th Summit of the Americas on Fridayand Saturday.
Economy April 8, 2015 | 4:50 pm
Santo Domingo.- As part of the National Electricity Sector Reform Pact, Dominican Republic’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Wednesday hosted the "Electricity Sector Day," with [...]
Economy April 8, 2015 | 4:12 pm
Santo Domingo.- Labor leader Rafael Pepe-Abreu on Tuesday again warned of a nationwide shutdown on the stalled talks over a salary increase, and affirmed that the government and management meet se[...]
Economy April 8, 2015 | 11:05 am
Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina will meet with US president Barack Obama, together with six heads of state of the Central American Integration System (SICA) countries, during the 7th Summit[...]
Economy April 8, 2015 | 9:24 am
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic Foreign minister Andrés Navarro on Tuesday said the announced resignation of Haitian counterpart Pierre Duly Brutus won’t change the bilateral ties between[...]
Economy April 8, 2015 | 9:06 am
Santo Domingo.- Presidency Administrative minister Jose Ramon Peralta on Tuesday said the government and private sector have agreed on the talks to secure a “satisfactory” wage increase, expect[...]
Economy April 8, 2015 | 7:13 am
Santo Domingo.- The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has rolled back the region’s economic growth projection in 2015, forecasting a 1.0% climb in GDP.
Economy April 7, 2015 | 10:26 am
Santo Domingo.- National Statistics Office (ONE) data show Dominican Republic earned US$297.3 million from fruit and US$92 million from vegetable exports in 2014, totaling US$389.3 million.
Economy April 7, 2015 | 8:30 am
Santo Domingo.- Agribusiness Board (JAD) president Osmar Benitez on Monday said eight technicians from Guatemala and two from the US will arrive in Dominican Republic today Tuesday to join the figh[...]
Economy April 6, 2015 | 10:26 am
Santo Domingo.- Starting today Monday consumers will have to pay two pesos more per bread bun, after the small and medium bakeries grouped in UMPIH agreed to increase its price during a meeting on [...]
Economy April 6, 2015 | 9:29 am
Santo Domingo.- The lack of timely investment in generation, a culture of "no pay" and the governments’ inability to materialize the industry’s last 20 expansion plans have characteri[...]
Economy April 2, 2015 | 11:40 am
Santo Domingo.– Gas prices will remain the same as they were one week ago for the Easter holiday. For April 4 to 10 premium gasoline will remain unchanged at RD$213.00, and regular gasoline conti[...]
Economy March 31, 2015 | 9:00 am
Santo Domingo.– The Dominican Republic is one of the riskiest countries in the world to do business, according to insurer FM Global's ‘resilience index’ of supply chain risk.
Economy March 30, 2015 | 3:46 pm
Santo Domingo.– Consumer Protection Agency (ProConsumidor) director Altagracia Paulino announced that credit notes issued to customers by commercial establishments when they are acquiring food or[...]
Economy March 30, 2015 | 1:11 am
Seoul.– The South Korean government will provide policy financing worth US$1 billion to Latin America and create a joint financing of US$100 million, as a measure for the Asian country to take a [...]
Economy March 27, 2015 | 11:40 am
Santo Domingo.- For the week from March 28 to April 3 premium gasoline will remain unchanged at RD$213.00, and regular gasoline continues at RD$188.60 per gallon.
Premium diesel will cost R[...]
Economy March 27, 2015 | 9:30 am
Bridgetown, BARBADOS.- Haiti’s tourism product has been re-positioned to international tourism service providers at ITB Berlin 2015. A delegation from Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative [...]
Economy March 27, 2015 | 8:41 am
Santo Domingo.- The Environment and Natural Resources Ministry on Thursday said Dominican Republic has been chosen partner country of the UN’s UN-REDD program, which will give it access to fundin[...]