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

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Festival features free percussion concert

Municipalities collaborate on a “tour of the province” in Central Park

$59 million resort project heralds region’s reawakening

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President Medina visits north coast flood victims

PUERTO PLATA. President Danilo Medina took a trip yesterday around the cities and towns of Imbert and Luperon in the province of Puerto Plata.

Rains displace 12,000 in northern provinces

After a wicked weekend, the sunshine’s out on Monday morning

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Tubagua Plantation Eco Lodge

This thatch-roofed lodge offers spectacular ocean views of the Puerto Plata coastline from its mountaintop location on the Ruta Panoramica. Tubagua is rated #1 in Trip Advisor’s recommendations for alternative lodging

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Damajagua’s Joe Kennedy wins US Congress seat

Joe Kennedy spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer organizing the Damajagua Falls ecotoursim attraction near Puerto Plata

Police major busted at airport

PUERTO PLATA– National Police major Jose Antonio Polanco Rodríguez was charged Wednesday with helping a drug trafficking network ship narcotics to Europe and Canada, allegedly using his post as Assistant Security director at Puerto Plata International Airport. He’s accused together with other junior officers and enlistees, in the cocaine shipments for an alleged ringleader, which […]

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Puerto Plata Region at a glance

What to expect on a visit to these shores