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U.S. Revokes Visas of Dominican Republic Presidential Advisors, Narco Ties are Alleged

The government of the United States revoked the visas of three close advisors to the Dominican Republic’s President Leonel Fernández, as well as the Dominican Chief of Border Security according to Univision. continue reading »

Dominican Republic First Lady to Be Vice Presidential Candidate in Upcoming Election

The ruling PLD party has proclaimed First Lady Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez as its vice presidential candidate for the next elections in 2012 when her husband's term finishes. continue reading »

Domincan Republic Unveils Country’s First Wind Farm

As part of the country’s plan to put up $770 million worth of wind farms through 2015 , the Dominican Republic unveiled its first on Tuesday. continue reading »

U.S. Breaks Ground on New Embassy in the Dominican Republic

In an important symbol of the enduring friendship with the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic President, Leonel Fernandez; U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Raul Yzaguirre; and Leo Hession, Managing Director for Operations of the Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Santo Domingo. continue reading »

President of Dominican Republican Blames Arrogance & Greed for Global Economic Crisis

Blaming speculation for the high price of food and oil, and arrogance and greed for the global economic crisis, the Dominican Republic called on the United Nations today for new market rules and proposed a 5 per cent tax on financial transactions to spur growth and prosperity. continue reading »

Dominican Expatriates Will Get to Vote for 2012 President of Dominican Republic

A new bill establishes that expatriate Dominicans can vote in the 2012 presidential elections abroad and will elect seven overseas legislators. Two of these will represent the Caribbean Basin and Latin America, three will be elected for Canada and the United States and two for Europe. continue reading »

Gatorade Bottling Facility Opens in Dominican Republic to Serve Caribbean Region

President Leonel Fernandez attended the inauguration of a $20 million Gatorade modern bottling factory this week. The plant, which has a capacity for filling 500,000 bottles a day will supply the Dominican Republic (DR), Puerto Rico and other Caribbean markets. continue reading »

Dominican Republic President Visits Chicago Over the Weekend

On the last leg of his 13-day US tour, Dominican President Leonel Fernandez visited Chicago and threw out the first pitch at the Cellular Field on Saturday where the White Sox played the Cleveland Indians continue reading »