• Economy September 3, 2018 | 12:58 pm

    Barahona, Dominican Republic-. Dams and canals agency (INDRHI) director Olgo Fernández on Sun. said construction on the Monte Grande dam is 35% complete. He said the project, which will have a maj[...]
  • Dominican Republic foreign debt climbs 11.8% on bonds

    Economy January 2, 2015 | 9:25 am

    Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s foreign debt grew 11.8%, from Jan. to Sept. 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, the Central Bank said in its 2014 Report on the Dominican Economy.

  • Fuel prices fall a 7th straight week

    Economy January 2, 2015 | 11:40 am

    Santo Domingo.- For the 7th straight week, the Industry and Commerce Ministry posted lower prices on most fuels, as much as RD$3.30 per gallon in some cases.

    For the week starting tomorrow S[...]

  • Clintons hobnob with tycoons at Dominican resorts: Listin

    Economy January 2, 2015 | 3:49 pm

    La Romana.- Former US president, Bill Clinton, who with his wife chose Dominican Republic to spend their family’s year-end holidays in the exclusive resort of Punta Cana, on Friday went to the ev[...]

  • Don’t deport Haitians who didn’t regularize on time, UN warns

    Economy August 29, 2018 | 4:33 pm

    Santo Domingo.-  UN Population Fund local representative Sonia Vásquez on Tues. warned against deporting the Haitians who didn't qualify for the National Plan to Regularize Foreigners, because  in [...]
  • AEIH president: It is time to stop social inequality

    Economy January 5, 2015 | 10:57 am

    Santo Domingo.– The Herrera and Santo Domingo Province Industries Association (AEIH) president Antonio Guzman Taveras stated that it is time to articulate public policies that make the fruits of [...]

  • ‘Hobbled’ pension system must reduce distortions

    Economy August 29, 2018 | 1:51 pm

    Santo Domingo.- Economists and union leaders agree that Dominican Republic's current pension formula needs changes to reduce the distortions they say hobble the system. "The time has come to unders[...]
  • Top diplomat announces four new Dominican embassies

    Economy August 29, 2018 | 12:43 pm

    Santo Domingo.-  Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas on Tues. announced the opening of four new Dominican Republic embassies in Vietnam, Bolivia, Turkey and Antigua and Barbuda, which have already been ap[...]
  • Mogul is 1st woman to head major Dominican business group

    Economy January 6, 2015 | 8:24 am

    Santo Domingo.-The Board of Directors and stakeholders of the Grupo SID on Monday announced that Ligia Bonetti is the new CEO of the group and subsidiaries: MercaSID, Induveca, Agua Cristal, Indusp[...]