• Dominican Republic eyes a ‘world class’ Customs

    Economy June 26, 2018 | 11:46 am

    San Pedro, Dominican Republic.- Customs is heading with firm steps to become a world class agency, with improved processes and new services to bolster its role as a trade facilitator and more efficien[...]
  • Opposition party to respond to RD$1.2B audit gap

    Local February 20, 2015 | 12:02 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s top opposition party (PRD) on Thursday said it will respond to the Accounts Chamber’s audit which found a RD$1.2 billion in unjustified spending from 200[...]

  • Medina to decide on reelection ‘in due time’

    Local February 20, 2015 | 12:23 pm

    Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Friday said he’ll keep his promise to journalists who cover the National Palace, on whether he’ll seek reelection.

    On August 18[...]

  • Priest’s ouster rocks Dominican Republic’s Catholic Church

    Local June 25, 2018 | 8:23 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The recent expulsion of outspoken priest Rogelio Cruz and the uproar over two major pedophilia cases connected to the late Vatican envoy Jozef Wesolowski and the prelate Wodjiek Gil ha[...]
  • Liberal word use

    Opinion June 25, 2018 | 7:45 pm

    By Manuel Armenteros Democracy is important, fascism is bad, and liberalization of the economy leads to prosperity for everybody. These are phrases that are heard often and seldom challenged becaus[...]
  • Secrets starts US$160.0M resort in Dominican Republic

    Tourism February 20, 2015 | 12:35 pm

    Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Friday headed groundbreaking for the hotel Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa, to be built in Punta Cana (east) at a cost of more than[...]

  • Flash flood warnings for north region; high Atlantic surf

    Local February 20, 2015 | 1:20 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Emergency Operations Center (COE) on Friday issued flash flood warnings for several provinces along the Atlantic Coast, on swelled rivers and streams and higher than normal waves.

  • Odebrecht case judge postpones hearing; recusal likely

    Local June 25, 2018 | 7:38 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Special Instruction judge Francisco Ortega on Mon. postponed the hearing where the prosecution was to request a trial against the seven accused in the Odebrecht case, which had been se[...]
  • Environment warns: don’t acquire the invasive green iguana

    Local June 25, 2018 | 5:57 pm

    Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry on Mon. warned against acquiring the green iguana, an invasive exotic reptile, which is sold on the streets as a pet and threatens the endemic population, in a[...]