Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic, South Korea Look to Strengthen Trade Ties

 Above: Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez and South Korean Public Administration Minister Maeng Hyung-kuy (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez met Tuesday with South Korean Public Administration and Security Minister Maeng Hyung-kyu. The Korean …

Dominican Republic to Launch New Mountain Road Project in April

 Above: the Constanza-Jarabacoa road, inaugurated by President Leonel Fernandez today (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Signaling what the government called a new era in road infrastructure, the Dominican Republic today announced it would launch construction of a new …

Dominican Republic President to Open $100 Million Highway Project

 Above: the new highway from Casabito to Jarabacoa (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez will open the new highway between the towns of Constanza and Jarabacoa on Tuesday, the culmination of a more than …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff A recent visit by Haitian Interior Minister Thierry Mayard-Paul to the Dominican Republic led to discussion about potential collaboration on a public security initiative between the two countries. Mayard-Paul held talks with …

 Above: the Heroes de la Restauracion Monument in Santiago (Photo: DR Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has received a $130 million loan to refinance the rehabilitation, construction and operation of the Viadom network of toll roads. …

 Above: Members of a UNHCR tea interview a refugee in the Dominican Republic (UNCHR Photo/F Martinez) By the Caribbean Journal staff A United Nations-backed census has recently launched aiming to provide better information on refugees and asylum-seekers in the Dominican …