This non-profit provides an important service in the control of a community’s animal population
Ocean World Adventure Park executives announced the birth of a baby sea lion. This is the second event of its kind to be recorded at the site, as in 2006 a bottlenose dolphin “Lili.” was born under human care at the park.
On a countryside drive we come to an unusual rest stop, run by an English heiress
You’d be surprised how much vacation you can squeeze out of a four-day getaway. Behold New York city designer Cynthia Rowley and her family, who spend a long weekend in the Dominican Republic hopscotching nonstop from surfing to horseback riding to swinging Tarzan-style through the jungle. And that’s just between breakfast and lunch.
The ceremony, held last week at City Hall, commemorated El Faro’s 40th year in circulation and marked the paper’s formal designation as part of the city’s Cultural & Historical Patrimony. Five other past and present Directors were also honored.
Civil Defense director Hugo González said flash floods damaged 34 houses totally, and 850 partially, whereas 635 families lost their belongings and 6,435 others had partial losses.
A research team has discovered a Spanish galleon that apparently sank near Nagua between 1690-1700
Ex-Hamilton man says he was kidnapped, held for 16 days
Post card collection depicts the hands of people at work rolling fine cigars in the Dominican Republic. Photographed by Owen Franken in 2007 at Luis Cuevas factory, a duotone treatment of these recent pictures emphasizes how this caring, handmade process is a tradition that has gone unchanged since its very beginnings.
PUERTO PLATA.- “The Dominican Republic has a bad reputation as maritime destination due to the inconvenience of its ports, the problematic entry procedures and the regulations for tourist boats,” the vice-president of the company Ocean World Marina & Casino Stefan Meister, affirmed Wednesday. He said more than eight agencies or authorities receive a boat when [...]
The United Nations multi-sectorial team set up to evaluate the decision to install a cement plant in a buffer zone of the Los Haitises National Park has concluded that the project is neither viable nor pertinent. Los Haitises is known as one of the world’s largest karst reserves, and is a source of reserve water [...]
Two hours into the mountains, Maxima Aventura is a wilderness dude ranch for adventure travelers and extreme sports enthusiasts
Todd Kuiack replaces Patricia Fortier as Canada’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
Ministry of Tourism is seeking aspiring designers to create a new tourism logo design that reflects the growing recognition and stature of the DR as the world’s premier Caribbean destination
Research and Markets: The Dominican Republic Is Suffering Less Than Many Other Caribbean Countries from the Tourist Slowdown
The Dominican Republic is suffering less than many other Caribbean countries from the tourist slowdown. In the first four months of 2009 arrivals fell by 4.8% year-on-year (y-o-y), making it the fifth best performing country in the region.
Municipalities and the municipal districts are the base of local and political administrative system and are the judicial entities responsible for their own activities, it says
Authorities said Duarte had sexual relations with a group of Haitian youngsters while he was a guest in hotels in Port-au-Prince.
This month, businesses along the north coast welcomed Eileen Robinson Smith, 17-year correspondent for the prestigious Fodor’s Guide to the Caribbean and Fodor’s Dominican Republic. In this critical role, as North Coast spokesperson to a large and afluential readership, her views on Puerto Plata are of note.
Dominican Republic is the second happiest place in the world, according to an independent research group in Britain with the goal of building a new economy, “centered on people and the environment.”
Canada up, US and EU down, emerging markets compensate
CABRERA- A Canadian business leader hailed the Tourism Ministry’s decision to motor the development of the town Cabrera, in the country’s northeast, noting that it’s a very attractive area for international investors. Rebecca McDonald, who built a villa at a cost of more than US$20.0 million in Orchid Bay, a gated community in Cabrera, said [...]
Fernandez affirmed that on controversial issues which affect public opinion he’ll seek out the expertise of neutral international organisms