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Felix Sanchez Wins Gold for Dominican Republic in 400M Hurdles

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Felix Sanchez won the gold medal for the Dominican Republic in the final of the 400-metre men’s hurdles. It ended up as a rather easy victory for the 34-year-old Sanchez, who finished with room to …

Northeastern Dominican Republic Shaken By 4.4-Magnitude Earthquake

 Above: a map of the earthquake (Graphic: USGS) The Dominican Republic was shaken by its second earthquake in as many days Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. A 4.4-Magnitude quake rocked the area near Samana on the country’s …

Dominican Republic Shaken by 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Near Bonao

 Above: a map of the quake (Photo: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic was lightly shaken by a 4.3-Magnitude earthquake this morning near the city of Bonao, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake came …

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 Above: Dominican Republic President-Elect Danilo Medina (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Free Trade Agreement with Haiti is a priority for Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina, he said this weekend. Medina, who won the country’s election in May, …

 Above: Flamenco Beach in Culebra By the Caribbean Journal staff There were reports of light shaking in Puerto Rico after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake off the island’s northeast coast, according to the United States Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake …

 Above: the agreement’s signing in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Taiwan has donated just under $900,000 to the Santo Domingo Cybernetic Park’s technology investment fund. The three-million-square-foot park, which was set up in …

 Above: US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano in Santo Domingo (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez received United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano for talks in Santo Domingo Friday. The discussions …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s coffee industry will soon be receiving support from a multi-partner development programme that could provide help to as many as 10,000 smallholder coffee farmers in the country. The programme, which was jointly set up …

 Above: San Pedro de Macoris By the Caribbean Journal staff The eastern Dominican Republic was shaken by a 4.4-magnitude earthquake early Wednesday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. It was the second earthquake in the country in less …

 Above: the Dominican Republic’s National Symphony By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s National Council of Culture has approved the creation of an Academy of Orchestral Studies, a new body that will be operated with private funds and assigned …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez called on European lawmakers to prioritize jobs and stimulate economic growth during a visit to …

 Updated: 7/8, 11:15 AM Above: Barahona in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook the area of El Cachon in the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti Saturday, according to the United States Geological …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez in Paris (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez has arrived in Paris to begin a tour of European nations. Fernandez came to the French capital from Rome, where …

 Above: the meeting at the National Palace in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez and President-Elect Danilo Medina held met and had lunch at the National Palace in Santo Domingo Tuesday. They were joined …

 Above: State Sen. Adriano Espaillat By the Caribbean Journal staff Adriano Espaillat, who was bidding to become the first Dominican-American member of the United States Congress, has lost in the Democratic primary to longtime Rep. Charles Rangel. Espaillat had found …

 Above: New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez is calling for the Dominican community in New York to support Adriano Espaillat in his primary battle against Congressman Charles Rangel. Espaillat, a …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe visited the customs office at Malpasse near the Haiti-Dominican Republic border on Friday, inquiring about the conditions under which tax collections are …

 Above: the ceremony at the National Palace (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez received the credentials Friday of two new ambassadors to the country from Colombia and Guinea-Bissau in a ceremony at the National …

 

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