Barbados’ competitive edge still in jeopardy
As Barbados’ economy continues to falter, the country’s international image as a business showcase in the developing world is taking a beating. With high debt, low local savings and a yawning fiscal deficit, the...

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    September 18, 2014

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more than US$1 million on Wheel of Fortune. Sarah Manchester will take home about $1 017 500 and a trip to the Dominican Republic after...
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    September 18, 2014

    As Barbados’ economy continues to falter, the country’s international image as a business showcase in the developing world is taking a beating. With high debt, low local savings and a yawning fiscal deficit, the country’s...
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    September 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The CEO of Dominican Republic’s State-owned Electric Utility (CDEEE) Ruben Jimenez Bichara on Tuesday called on the private sector to invest in energy, because in his view, represents the future and well-being to...
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    September 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The National Anti-Climate Change Committee on Wednesday announced the first protest against the construction of the coal-fired plants at Punta Catalina, Bani (south) next Sunday, as part of the Global March Against...
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    September 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s new Foreign Relations Minister on Tuesday said his appointment by president Danilo Medina caught him by surprise, but vowed that ethics, logic and morals will mark his tenure.
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    September 17, 2014

    (Update) Santo Domingo.- Former State-owned Electric Utility (CDEEE) CEO Celso Marranzini on Wednesday denied heading a smear campaign to discredit his predesessor Radhames Segura and replace him in the post, and suggested that the...
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    September 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Failure to regulate the use of land with farming potential near cities will lead to continued sprawl across the Dominican Republic, Agriculture minister Angel Estevez warned Tuesday.
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    September 17, 2014

    One member of the automotive industry in The Bahamas has already spent $300,000 on the requisite accounting software and will have to spend $1.7 million to become compliant with the regulations of the value-added tax (VAT) regime....
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    September 17, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- “There is a perverse ring that has tainted Leonel (Fernandez), Leonel is having trouble recomposing his bid because of the starlit trail left by those ominous collaborators,” said senator Wilton Guerrero on...
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The president of Dominican Republic’s cement-makers grouped in ADOCEM affirmed that the industry’s upturn in recent years is evidenced by the estimated 30% of domestic production is exported, specifically to...
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- As widely expected president Danilo Medina appointed several new senior officials in various Government posts and the foreign service Monday night, just over two years after taking office.
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    September 16, 2014

    Washington.- President Barack Obama on Monday named 22 countries whose drug production or trafficking have the highest impact on the United States, AP reports.
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Dozens of prosecutors from several Justice Ministry offices across the country staged a two-hour walkout on Tuesday to demand a wage increase, the first ever such protest in Dominican Republic’s history.
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Panama heads he list of the happiest countries, according to a Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index survey carried out in 2013, with Dominican Republic ranked 50th.
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- The Antinarcotics Agency (DNCD0 on Tuesday handed over to US officials 14 men wanted in that country, charged with international drug trafficking, fraud, murder, extortion and other felonies.
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    September 16, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Two ruling PLD party senators on Monday suggested that former president Leonel Fernández “shed collaborators” who in their view harm their party leader’s image and chances to return to office.
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    September 15, 2014

    Cotui, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Sunday said he wants to change the reality of families whose children don’t want to stay on the farms, arguing that they cannot live with dignity.
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    September 15, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- A Gallup-Hoy survey published this week found that president Danilo Medina’s high approval, above 80%, continues into the second half of his term in office, which spurs his supporters to call for a constitutional...
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