Free music education reaches more than 200 North Coast kids

Jazz foundation adds 73 students who were on the waiting list for free classes

New port welcomes 5,000 visitors a week to Puerto Plata

Amber Cove Cruise offers passengers an extensive shore excursion program to enjoy the North Coast

Puerto Plata: The Caribbean’s newest cruise destination

More than 250,000 cruise passengers are expected in the first year.

Ungodly ordeal ends for mighty Neptune

After enduring years of indignities, Neptune rules again from his rocky perch. Photo by Matt Bokor.

Professional lifeguards from Canada train young Dominicans

Instructors from the Royal Lifesaving Society Canada provided training in Cabarete. Photo: Adan de Miguel

Columbus’ cursed colony 500+ years later

Historic site near Puerto Plata was the first European town in the Americas. Photo: Matt Bokor

The Puerto Plata Report: news and travel info from the Dominican Republic's north coast