Dominican Republic

Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

 Above: Oscar de la Renta at an exhibit on him at the William J Clinton Presidential Center last year By the Caribbean Journal staff The world is mourning a Caribbean legend after the death of Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de …

Gansevoort to Open Second Caribbean Hotel in December

 Above: a rendering of the Gansevoort Playa Imbert By the Caribbean Journal staff Gansevoort Hotel Group will soon be opening its second property in the Caribbean region. The company announced that it would be opening the Gansevoort Playa Imbert on …

Dominican Republic Delegation Makes Visit to Puerto Rico

 Above: Dominican Republic Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to boost bilateral cooperation, the Dominican Republic has sent an official delegation to nearby Puerto Rico. The delegation’s visit this week follows up on an …

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 Above: New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo with Dominican President Danilo Medina in Santo Domingo (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo met Friday with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina as part of a …

 Above: Untitled 2014  Acrylic, Oil, Oil Stick, Gesso, Paper, Dirt, Spray Paint, Fabric, Charcoal on Canvas  66″ x 53″ By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic-born artist Alfredo Scaroina will be making his New York City debut this month. Scaroina …

 Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s the Caribbean island with the strongest economic growth? It’s Hispaniola, home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which are projected to lead the Caribbean in economic growth over …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera Forteza, who sent in this snapshot of the village of Majo Juan on Saona Island in the Dominican Republic. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send …

 Above: Casa de Campo By the Caribbean Journal staff The 7,000-acre Casa de Camo resort in the Dominican Republic has named Tom Perlozzo its new director of northeast sales in the United States. In the new role, Perlozzo will focus …

 Above: Cap Cana in Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is significantly expanding its service to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced. The expansion, which will launch during the “high-demand season,” will include …

 Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will be undertaking a $12 million renovation. The project, which is slated for completion in …

 Above: the Sanctuary Cap Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Alsol Hotels & Resorts’ Sanctuary Cap Cana will be closing this month for renovations, the company announced. The property, which is located in the exclusive enclave of Cap Cana, will …

 Above: La Palapa by Eden Roc in Cap Cana (All photos by CJ) CAP CANA — Cap Cana is a beautiful place. It is also a very exclusive place. But the first thing you notice about this luxurious enclave within …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla, Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla met Thursday in Santo Domingo with Dominican Republic Prseident Danilo Medina. The meeting, which lasted …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla departed the island Thursday for a visit to the neighbouring Dominican Republic. Garcia Padilla’s trip will include a meeting with Dominican Republic …

 Above Dominican and EU officials (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is receiving $2.85 million USD in grant funding from the European Union to improve disaster prevention in the country. The agreement on the funding was …

 Above: the trade delegation with Dominican officials (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from the United Arab Emirates organization Dubai Trade visited the Dominican Republic this week. The delegation was led by Dubai Trade CEO Mahmood Al Bastaki. …

 Above: Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff By the Caribbean Journal staff ASONAHORES, the Dominican Republic’s hotel and tourism association, has named Simon Suarez its new director. Suarez will officially be presented on Sep. 3 in a …

 Above: Juan Dolio By the Caribbean Journal staff The private sectors of Haiti and the Dominican Republic are working to promote greater cooperation. Dominican Business leaders participating in the Quisqueya Business Initiative recently met with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina …