October 23, 2019

Dominican Republic will be hosting the 1st Latin American Digital Health Congress

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Arium Health is an information technology services company whose main objective is the commercialization of information systems for the health sector. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.- Arium Health, an information technology services company that aims to raising the quality standards of the health sector, announced the First Latin American Digital Health Congress, this upcoming November 15th at the Intercontinental […]

At least 4 dead, more than 40 injured in Dominican Republic factory blast

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From efe-epaSanto Domingo At least four people died on Wednesday and more than 40 were injured, including a number of children, when a powerful explosion occurred at a plastics factory in the Dominican capital, authorities said. The blast occurred around midday at the Polyplas factory in the Villas Agricolas district of Santo Domingo and, according […]

Dominican Republic welcomes the “Regional summit for exchanging innovative experiences and lessons learned on disaster risk reduction”

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Santo Domingo, April 2nd 2018 –  Next 5th and 6th of April, the Regional Summit for Exchanging Innovative Experiences and Lessons Learned Regarding Disaster Risk Reduction will be taking place in Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic. The coordination of this event is carried out by the National Emergency Commission through the Program for Strengthening the Organizational-Functional […]

Dominican Republic to join Caribbean energy exploration rush

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By Bloomberg|Ezra Fieser| From Rigzone (Bloomberg) — The Dominican Republic expects to draw interest from energy titans BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. when it opens the country to natural gas and oil exploration for the first time later this month, joining a push by governments across the Caribbean to develop energy production. The government […]

10,000K submerged cable to link Caribbean, Dominican Republic

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From Dominican Today Santo Domingo.- The global telecom Deep Blue Cable Ltd and local partner Northern Caribbean Fiber (NC Fiber), on Wed. presented to Dominican Telecom Institute (Indotel) president José Del Castillo, a two-year project to lay a submerged cable of over 10,000 kilometers to link a dozen Caribbean markets, including Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, […]

Dominican Republic offers Tropical End-of-the-Year FunEscape the cold and finish out 2017 with a Caribbean vacation

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SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For snowbirds seeking sanctuary from the cold, there’s still time to book a Dominican Republic getaway to close out 2017 and take advantage of the country’s ideal year-round climate, world-class beaches, adventure activities and historic charm. With eight international airports, it’s easier than ever to […]

$100M cocaine seizure at Kingston Container Terminal

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From RJR News Online The Narcotics Police are reporting the seizure of nearly 200 pounds of what’s suspected to be cocaine with an estimated street value of more than a $100 million. The seizure was made yesterday at the Kingston Container Terminal. The police say about 2:45 Narcotics Police along with members of the Customs […]

Dominican Republic can tap into English Caribbean’s US$30.0B market

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From Dominican Today Santo Domingo.- The president of the Roundtable of Commonwealth in Dominican Republic, Fernando Gonzalez Nicolás, on Wednesday listed the ways to revitalize exports and investments with Jamaica and the other English Caribbean countries, a market that consumes around US$30.0 billion in imported products and services yearly.of Opening the seminar ‘How to Do […]

Dominican airline to start Jamaica flights this year

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From Caribbean News Service SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 27 2017 – The Dominican Republic based airline Pawa is scheduled to start flights to Jamaica later this year. The initiative was sparked by the recent visit from Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness. During one of the many meetings, both Dominican and Jamaican business leaders urged […]

Costa Magica caught fire in engine room during eastern Caribbean cruise

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BY GORDON SMITH From Miami Herald The cruise ship Costa Magica caught fire in engine room during a voyage to Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe. The vessel was on cruising in eastern Caribbean, when in early morning of February 24 there was announcement for fire in engine room. The accident was reported from different sources, including passengers […]