The Tourists Keep Coming

Dominican Republic leads the way
The Dominican Republic has Latin America’s highest tourism receipts per GDP. According to the Latin Business Chronicle (LBC), 11.1% of the country’s GDP comes from tourism. Costa Rica with 7.5% and Panama with 6.0%…
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Moves to Increase Foreign Trade

Foreign Trade Center opens in Santo Domingo
President Leonel Fernandez has opened the new Institute of Foreign Trade and Business Innovation of the Dominican Republic (I-CEi), a training center for the development of foreign trade and investment. …
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West Indies Charities

Sosua Kids Express Their Appreciation to West Indies
We want to take the opportunity to express our heart-felt gratitude to West Indies for their generous donation to the Sosúa Kids fund. It arrived at the most opportune moment as we a…
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New Park and Bandstand for Sosua

Parque Las Banderas (Flags Park) finally opens in Sosua
After over a year of work and traffic disruptions, this delightful little park was officially opened last Sunday by the Mayor of Sosua, Vladimir Céspedes.  It …
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Money Laundering

Whilst we have always complied with regulations, this article may explain to Canadians thinking of buying in the Dominican Republic why more information may be required of them than previously.
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West Indies Real Estate Agent Marries

Veronica Decoto becomes Mrs. Diaz!
West Indies Real Estate agent, Veronica Decoto, married Jonathan Diaz Bencosme in a beautiful oceanside ceremony at La Entrada, Cabrera this weekend.  The couple will …
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British Evening in Sosua

British Residents on the North Coast enjoy the Ambassador’s evening
Almost 100 people attended a "British Evening" in Sosua hosted by H.M. British Ambassador, Mr. Ian Worthington OBE, at Sabatini’s Restaurant on 11th July.
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The Dinner Club on the north coast

The Dinner Club – Final Outing of the Season
As a finale to yet another Season of Monthly Dinner Club outings, the presence of the British Ambassador added to making this a very  successful evening.
Ian Worthington O.B.E., The B…
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Flights Keep Coming to Dominican Republic

Flights to Dominican Rupublic continue despite cutbacks
Whilst some airlines are cutting back on flights to the Dominican Republic in view of increasing transport costs, Jet Blue is adding extra flights to the country and other Caribbean islands t…
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The Dominican Republic welcomes more Swiss Tourists

Tourism Minister Felix Jimenez says the Dominican Republic has become a popular vacation destination for Swiss travelers. During a press conference in Zurich, Jimenez said that Swiss tourism grew by 7.2% during the first five months of the year and…
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