JAMAICA and the Dominican Republic will be increasing collaboration in tourism, trade, sports, culture, and education, among other areas, with the aim of bringing tangible benefits to both countries and the wider region.
Santo Domingo.- A report by Moody’s ranks Dominican Republic among 12 countries in the Eurozone and Latin American and Caribbean region which improved its country-risk rating, “by maintaining a Ba3 (stable outlook), in terms of its long-term sovereign debt profile.”
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- Dominican Port Authority executive director Víctor Gómez Casanova, on Tues. said the Dominican Govt. is seeking investors to rebuild Puerto Plata’s port, fis damage in its infrastructure from earthquakes and storms of recent years.
Improving infrastructure is crucial for the Dominican Republic, where until recently the roads between many of the country’s popular resorts and its capital, Santo Domingo, were so poor that a simple day trip from one to the other was a big challenge.
Santo Domingo.- The governor of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD), Mr. Héctor Valdez Albizu, met with the technical mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that visited the country on Monday to monitor the behavior of the Dominican economy, which is known as a Staff Visit.
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Free Zones Association (ADOZONA) president Federico Domínguez on Wed. revealed that Dominican Republic reached a Free Zones exports record of US$5.5 billion last year, or 58% of the country’s total exports.