Canada, Dominican officials eye joint oil exploration
Toronto..- Energy and Mines minister Pelegrin Castillo on Wednesday announced talks with Canadian authorities on the possibility to jointly explore for oil in the Dominican Republic.

March 6, 2015

Santo Domingo.- The head of the State-owned Reservas bank on Wednesday said a business team has met in Berlin with groups of investors who plan to build 3,500 hotel rooms in the Dominican Republic.
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March 6, 2015

Berlin.- Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (CEI-RD) director Jean Alain Rodriguez on Wednesday announced a “comprehensive and aggressive investment promotion strategy” in dozens of meetings with hotel executives...
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March 6, 2015

Santo Domingo.- The country’s medium and small flour distributors and bakeries grouped in the UMPH on Thursday made good their threat and raised the price of bread from RD$5.00 to RD$7.00 each bun.
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March 6, 2015

Toronto..- Energy and Mines minister Pelegrin Castillo on Wednesday announced talks with Canadian authorities on the possibility to jointly explore for oil in the Dominican Republic.
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March 6, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Haiti Foreign minister Pierre Duly Brutus on Wednesday said measures have been taken to ensure the safety of Dominican consulates in his country, whose temporary closure was announced by the Dominican Foreign Ministry...
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March 6, 2015

Higuey, Dominican Republic.- An Altagracia province court on Wednesday handed down unprecedented 15-year prison sentences against four men convicted separately of smuggling 81 mostly Haitian boatpeople to Puerto Rico.
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March 5, 2015

Santo Domingo.- The Banks Superintendence on Wednesday asked the National District Prosecutor to charge 13 more people in the collapse of the Peravia bank, where the alleged fraud included 1,292 loans for RD$1.4 billion.
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March 5, 2015

New York.- US agencies continue the investigation in connection with Cuban-American senator Robert Menéndez (D-N) and prominent Dominican eye doctor Melgen Solomon, for lobbying a contract to install security equipment at Dominican...
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March 5, 2015

San Francisco DM.- For the second time in as many weeks a group of protesters walked through neighborhoods to the city center to demand that Felix M. Rodriguez Grullón resign as Mayor, on charges he embezzled more than RD$400...
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March 5, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s ruling party (PLD) on Thursday withdrew the bill leading to the Political Parties Law, just one day after approval by the lower Chamber in a first roll call, and which drew wide rebuke from...
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March 5, 2015

Santiago.- Some 27 tractor trailers and other trucks loaded with goods from the Dominican Republic are being held by Haiti’s Customs Agency, a move that has riled Dominican drivers and will likely mar the already tense ties between...
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic has a brilliant opportunity to take advantage of the Pacific Alliance, a trade interaction group of which is now an observer, and formed by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Together the bloc...
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s electricity sector has been submitted to crisis for over 120 years and can only be solved with a harmonious integration of its components, for which the Electricity Pact would be a shield for...
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Spanish company Meliá Hotels International and Dominican Republic Popular bank group on Wednesday announced the hospitality industry’s first corporate bond issue in the country, structured and distributed by the...
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Taiwan’s Govt. on Tuesday donated 80 ambulances worth more than RD$260 million to the Health Ministry for use in the 911 Emergency System,.
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- The head of the Roundtable Commonwealth Countries in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday asked the Dominican Government to withdraw its request for membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) regional bloc.
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday passed the bill on the controversial Political Parties Law in a first roll call, but failed to reach consensus to approve it in a second reading.
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March 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.- In yet another example of Dominican Republic’s rampant impunity, the government on Tuesday announced the "forced retirement" of former Police Narcotics Div. (Dican) director Col. Carlos Fernández Valerio, charged...
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