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Dominican Republic Economy Grew By 4.5 Percent in 2011: Report

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, […]

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Dominican Republic President, Former Spanish PM Aznar Meet in Santo Domingo

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 […]

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Dominican Republic Continues Work on Metro Expansion in Santo Domingo

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 […]

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UN Haiti Chief Meets with Dominican Republic President Fernandez

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 […]


Dominican Republic Continues $20.6 Million Nationwide Paving Plan

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 […]


Dominican Republic President Meets with Central American Judges

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 […]

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Argentina and Dominican Republic Hold Talks on Trade Relations, Integration

Above: the discussions in Santo Domingo (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez held talks today with Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman in Santo Domingo. The two officials, who were joined by Dominican Republic Foreign […]


Dominican Republic Unveils Multi-Year Public Sector Planning Programme

Above: Economy Minister Temistocles Montas (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development unveil today its multi-year public sector planning programme through 2014. The plan contains the programmes and projects with budget […]


Dominican Republic to Open $4 Million Housing Project in San Pedro de Macoris

Above: the new housing community (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is set to unveil a new $4.05 million low-income housing project in San Pedro de Macoris, the government announced today. On Thursday, President Leonel Fernandez […]

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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 […]


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