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Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

July 25, 2014 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

Above: Bahamas Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and and Dominican Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Cesar Dargam Espaillat, respectively (BIS Photo/Eric Rose) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic have signed a technical cooperation agreement, the two sides announced Friday. The pact covers areas including trade and commercial more...

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Dominican Republic to Host Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference

July 21, 2014 | 5:48 am | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic to Host Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference

Above: Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic will play host to the fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in November. The summit will take place from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14 at the Punta Cana resort for the second consecutive year, bringing together delegates from more than 600 Caribbean more...

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Dominican Republic President, Edrington CEO Hold Talks

July 5, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic President, Edrington CEO Hold Talks

Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina and Edrington CEO Ian Curle By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met this week with Ian Curle, Chief Executive Officer of Scotland's The Edrington Group. Edrington owns approximately 60 percent of Dominican rum brand Brugal, a stake which it acquired in 2008. In Curle's more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Cayo Arena in the Dominican Republic

June 29, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Cayo Arena in the Dominican Republic

THE LATEST Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Evelyn Paiewonsky, who sent in this photo of Cayo Arena (also called Cayo Paraiso) in the Dominican Republic. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next more...

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Dominican Republic Gets $100 Million Loan For Health Sector

June 25, 2014 | 10:47 am | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic Gets $100 Million Loan For Health Sector

Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic will soon be receiving a $100 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank following its approval this week. The loan aims to boost health care in the country through "investments designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of spending in the sector more...

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Dominican Republic: UN Urges Restoration of Citizenship For Unregistered

June 21, 2014 | 3:01 pm | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic: UN Urges Restoration of Citizenship For Unregistered

Above: a protest in Santo Domingo over the ongoing citizenship issue (UN Photo/J Tanner) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of United Nations human rights experts is urging the Dominican Republic to "adopt the necessary legal measures to restore Dominican citizenship for all those born in the country but not registered at birth." The call by the UN's Working more...

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Joe Biden, Danilo Medina Hold Meeting in Santo Domingo

June 19, 2014 | 5:31 pm | 0 Comment

Joe Biden, Danilo Medina Hold Meeting in Santo Domingo

Above: US Vice President Joe Biden and Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina received United States Vice President for an official visit on Thursday in Santo Domingo. Medina said following the talks that relations between the two countries "are and will remain more...

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Joe Biden, US Vice President, Visiting Dominican Republic

June 18, 2014 | 4:31 pm | 0 Comment

Joe Biden, US Vice President, Visiting Dominican Republic

Above: United States Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden was set to arrive at Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo on Wednesday. Biden was visiting the Dominican Republic after having had to cancel a planned trip to the country in March. That trip was canceled due to the need for a more...

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Dominican Republic’s Medina Seeks Haiti’s Cooperation on Documentation

June 17, 2014 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic’s Medina Seeks Haiti’s Cooperation on Documentation

Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina said Tuesday that he was requesting Haiti's cooperation on the issue of documentation for citizens. Citizenship and migration have been issues of major discored between the two neighbours on Hispaniola, both from migration over the years and more...

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Dominican Republic President Meets With Pope Francis

June 13, 2014 | 11:04 am | 0 Comment

Dominican Republic President Meets With Pope Francis

Above: Pope Francis and Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: OP Dominican Republic) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met Friday with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The 29-minute meeting included talks about the government's social policy and, at the request of the Pope, the Dominican Republic's new legislation more...

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