Dominican presides Freedom of Press Committee

Listin Diario editor to preside Freedom of Press Committee The editor in chief of the Listín Diario, Rafael Molina Morillo was chosen president of the Freedom of Press Committee of the Interamerican Press Association at the press organization’s 55th annual assembly. He will also sit on the executive committee of the association and will be […]

Warehouse membership center to open in December

The warehouse membership shopping concept is being introduced in the DR as of 1 December. PriceSmart ( is building a branch in Santo Domingo at Av. Charles Sumner and another in Santiago at Avenida Estrella Sahdalá. A third locale open mid next year in the east side of Santo Domingo. The company said its decision […]

DR is leading destination in Caribbean

The Dominican Republic is the leading tourism destination in the Caribbean, said Renso Herrera, local representative for Lomé IV Convention when speaking at the Lome IV Fifth Meeting of the Joint Executive Committee of the Regional Program for Tourism Development held here this week. He highlighted how in some 20 years, tourism has replaced money […]

DR and Cuban physicians attend 90% of Haitians in frontier areas

El Siglo newspaper reports that Dominican and Cuban physicians serve 90% of the Haitian population in towns near the frontier with the Dominican Republic. The story reports on the small contingents of Cuban physicians based in a few clinics located in rural Haiti near the large Dominican cities of Dajabón and Juana Mendez that have […]