Latest posts by Rocio Diaz
28 March 2010
There is increased opposition to the Barrick Gold mining operations in the Dominican Republic because of the terms of the contract and benefits for the State, as well as concerns...
25 February 2010
Carnival celebrations in the Dominican Republic begin in February and are characterized by colorful characters that are the main attraction in festivities across the island.
10 February 2010
After recent dominance by other teams in the Winter Baseball League in the Dominican Republic, the Leones del Escogido captured their first league title since 1992. They also moved onto...
14 January 2010
Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola. While those in the DR only were shaken, Haiti suffered devastating damage after the earthquake struck. Dominicans are doing what...
8 January 2010
The multi-talented Dominican artist Luisito Martí passed away on January 3 leaving behind a huge international following who were fans of his comedy, music, and way of capturing the country's...
14 December 2009
The community of Dominican Republic said goodbye to composer and musician Luis "Terror" Días, who died in Santo Domingo on December 8. His legacy includes composing more than 700 melodies,...
3 December 2009
Complying with a briefing by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and with the demands of public protests of the Dominican community, the cement factory that was planned to be...
14 November 2009
The problems of electric power outages in the Dominican Republic continue, and many are growing restless with the leadership which has been unable to resolve the situation.
27 October 2009
Cancer prevention campaigns in the Dominican Republic have been raising awareness for prevention and treatment, as well as providing support to those families that have been afflicted with the disease.
15 October 2009
Many beachgoers in the Dominican Republic are worried that the new Constitutional Article will restrict public access to beaches by giving more rights to private owners.