Fabeth Martínez is the new director of Santo Domingo Hotel Association

Fabeth Martínez is the new executive director of the Santo Domingo Association of Hotels (AHSD). Roberto Henríquez, president of AHSD, made the announcement. He called for strong alliances between public and private entities to compete for more visitors for the capital city. He spoke during the cocktail held last week at the Hotel InterContinental to […]

Punta Cana Carnival on 4 March 2017

Watch the best of carnival from all around the Dominican Republic in Punta Cana this coming Saturday. The carnival groups will parade along the Boulevard November 1st in Puntacana Village, Punta Cana. The Punta Cana Carnival is organized by the Puntacana Group. This year carnival groups from Aruba, Curacao, Haiti and St. Martin will open […]

Hotel Burlesque at the Downtown Center

Directed by Maria Castillo, the cabaret show Hotel Burlesque Tropical Paradise, in its third edition, opens at the Downtown Center on Av. Rómulo Betancourt and Av. Núñez de Cáceres this weekend, Friday 17 March and 18 March 2017. The show stars Carolina Rivas, Javier Grullón, Techy Fatule, Tony Almont, Gabi Desangles, Crystal Jiménez Vicens, Laura […]

Comedian George Harris at Escenario 360

Miami-based Venezuelan stand up comedian George Harris is coming to Escenario 360 at the Galeria 360 mall this coming Friday, 3 March 2017 at 9pm. In his comedy act, “Típico” he has people laughing about the peculiarities that are common to Latin Americans all throughout the region. Tickets range from RD$1,000, RD$1,400, RD$1,800 and RD$2,500.

Earthquake felt in most of country

The Dominican Republic shook with the effects of the 4.5 Richter Scale earthquake in the evening of Sunday, 26 February 2017. The earthquake was one of the strongest in recent years. No damage was reported. The epicenter was reported to be 5 km southwest of Cevicos, near Cotuí in central Dominican Republic. Read more: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/at00om0do3#executive

Thomas Perez to lead US Democrats

Son of two Dominican immigrants, Buffalo, New York-born Thomas Perez, was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on 25 February 2017. He is the first Latino to be head the DNC. The DNC faces daunting challenges to counteract the Trump administration. Previously, 55-year old Perez served as Labor Secretary during the Barack Obama […]

Rolling Stone Magazine on Robin Bernstein

Rolling Stone Magazine carried a report on how the rumored choice of US President Donald Trump for ambassador to the Dominican Republic is raising conflict of interest questions. Gossip Extra online publication was the first to speculate that vocal supporter and business associate of Trump, Robin Bernstein, could be asked to become the new ambassador […]