• Trinidad & Tobago eyes strong business ties with Dominicans

    Economy September 18, 2017 | 3:52 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Trinidad & Tobago deputy minister for Trade and Industry, France Seignoret, on Sunday stated her country's interest in wider ties on trade, business and collaboration in Dominican [...]
  • First response agencies huddle as Hurricane Maria looms

    Local September 18, 2017 | 3:47 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Presidency chief of staff Gustavo Montalvo, is currently meeting with officials of first response agencies to coordinate the measures to deal with the possible landfall of Hurricane Ma[...]
  • Government trims 2017 growth target again

    Economy September 18, 2017 | 3:45 pm

    Santo Domingo.- for the second time this year the Dominican government revised its growth target for 2017, trimming it from 5.25% to 4.75%, according to the Economy Ministry's latest Macroeconomic Out[...]
  • Latest hurricane to further soak the nation’s soil

    Economy September 18, 2017 | 3:43 pm

    Santo Domingo.- While the north region's damage from Hurricane Irma has yet to be tallied, the country is menaced by Hurricane Maria, which the National Hurricane Center says will become a major categ[...]
  • Greens protest at tomb of ruling party’s founder

    Local September 18, 2017 | 3:38 pm

    La Vega, Dominican Republic.- Thousands of people on Sunday participated in the Green March through the heart of the city of La Vega (central), to demand the end of corruption and impunity. The stu[...]
  • Regulator nays Altice’s Orange-Tricom merger bid

    Economy September 18, 2017 | 3:35 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Telecom Institute (Indotel) turned down the request from Altice Hispaniola, SA (Orange) and Tricom, SA, noting that such a move would "generate an excessive economic conc[...]
  • Medina, UN’s Guterres talk Venezuela

    Local September 18, 2017 | 3:33 pm

    Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina met yesterday in New York with UN secretary general António Guterres, one day before the Dominican leader's address before the 74th General Assembly. Medina[...]
  • Dominican Republic bracing for Hurricane Maria

    Local September 18, 2017 | 3:32 pm

    Santo Domingo.- First response agencies in the Dominican Republic are bracing to deal with the powerful Hurricane Maria, which according to most models, would make landfall in the Dominican Republic o[...]
  • Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association lodging update

    Business & Pleasure September 16, 2017 | 2:47 pm

    Bridgetown, Barbados (16 Sept, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) continue to provide updates from their members in the northern [...]
  • Dominican Republic’s top spy slams the US over narco list

    Local September 16, 2017 | 2:22 pm

    Santo Domingo.- National Investigations Dept. (DNI) director Sigfrido Pared on Friday slammed Washington, noting that the United Sates is the country which should lead the world's drug trafficking lis[...]
  • Dominican Republic’s hotel rooms to jump by 20%

    Tourism September 15, 2017 | 8:42 pm

    Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.- Dominican Republic's hotel industry aims to consolidate the sustained growth of recent years increasing the current numbers rooms by 20% with the addition of three new[...]
  • Taiwan business leaders eye Dominican tourism industry

    Tourism September 15, 2017 | 5:15 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Taiwanese delegation for Central America and the Caribbean's tourism industry will visit Dominican Republic from Sept. 18 to 22, the Asian nation's embassy said Fri., EFE reports. [...]
  • Juan Luis Guerra electrifies icon NYC venue

    People September 15, 2017 | 4:10 pm

    New York.- Singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra revisited his hits and performed his compositions from the album which provided the title to his tour "Todo Tiene su Hora" (everything has its hour) durin[...]
  • Diesel, propane climb, gasoline falls

    Economy September 15, 2017 | 3:08 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry on Friday posted the fuel prices for the week from September 16 to 22, when premium gasoline will cost RD$220.30, or RD$1.50 less, and regular will c[...]
  • Confirmed: Haiti doctors send pregnant women to give birth in Dominican hospitals

    Local September 15, 2017 | 2:17 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Defense minister Ruben Paulino on Thurs., confirmed reports that Haitian doctors are referring pregnant women from that nation to give  birth in Dominican hospitals located along the [...]
  • The value of the genuine Caribbean

    Opinion September 15, 2017 | 1:17 pm

    By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor In an age when most in the business of tourism are seeking to increase their income by selling authenticity to millennials and baby-boomers[...]
  • Time to clean up the beaches again

    Tourism September 15, 2017 | 1:07 pm

    Santo Domingo.- "Any damage you do to nature you do to yourself. That garbage in the sea has drastic consequences for the life of the sea and for us as well. That's why this Saturday we will go to the[...]
  • More questions as Govt. faces US$708.0M hurdle on Punta Catalina

    Economy September 15, 2017 | 12:36 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Brazilian company Odebrecht tightens the screws on the government by insisting in its demand of an additional US$708.0 million payment to  finish the Punta Catalina coal-fired pow[...]
  • Venezuela talks advance in the Dominican Republic

    World September 15, 2017 | 11:31 am

    Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina Thurs. night said the talks between representatives of the Venezuelan Govt. and the opposition advance favorably. "Yesterday the meeting was good, today was [...]