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Dominican Republic’s Fernandez, United States’ Napolitano Hold Talks

 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 …

Dominican Republic’s Fernandez, in Brussels, Urges EU to Stimulate Growth

 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 …

Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez Arrives in Paris

 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 …

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 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: 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: President-elect Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Liberation Party’s Danilo Medina will be the next president of the Dominican Republic, according to provisional results from the country’s Central Election Board. Current First Lady Margarita Cedeño de …

 Above: the new highway By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez has inaugurated the new Mao-Santiago Rodriguez highway, built at a cost of just under $18 million. The project, which involved a significant rehabilitation, aimed to improve …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez is proposing the creation of a fund to finance micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the region. The momentum for these kinds …

 Above: President Leonel Fernandez (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez is proposing the creation of a multidisciplinary group to analyze the factors affecting the volatility of food and oil prices. The group would work …

 Above: President Leonel Fernandez at the French-Dominican Business Forum (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is in the process of shifting its economic model from one that is labour-intensive to one that is capital intensive, according …

 Above: Martelly with UNDP officials during a visit this week (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly will meet with Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez on Monday a part of an official visit to the country, …

 Above: a basketball court at the new community (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez has inaugurated two housing projects in the Samana and Maria Trinidad Sanchez provinces with a total investment of approximately $3.1 …

 Above: Independence Square, Puerto Plata (Photo: DR Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s economy grew by 4.5 percent in 2011, according to a report from President Leonel Fernandez. The President said 160,000 jobs were created last year, …

 Above: the meeting in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez held a lunch Friday with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar in Santo Domingo. Fernandez and Aznar were joined by Dominican …

 Above: the Metro in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez will take a ride on the second Metro line in Santo Domingo Feb. 27 to test out the new route, on which …

 Above, from left: Ambassador Ruben Silie, MINUSTAH Chief Mariano Fernandez and DR President Leonel Fernandez (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez met Tuesday in Santo Domingo with Mariano Fernandez, chief of MINUSTAH, the UN …

 Above: the national paving plan in process (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing the country’s nationwide infrastructure push, the Dominican Republic is investing $20.6 million in a National Asphalt Plan to remake its roads. The plan, which was …

 Above: President Fernandez leads the discussion (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez met Friday with several judges of the Central American Court of Justice. The President was joined by Francisco Dario Lobo Lara, the …