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Dominican Republic , Thursday 26 April 2018

News Dominican Republic: Beach time: Direct flights from Austin to Dominican Republic are about to launch, with a slight tweak

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2018/04/26/beach-time-direct-flights-from-austin-to-dominican.html
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Vacation Express is gearing up to launch nonstop spring and summer flights from Austin to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, but is delaying the debut flights by a week. The weekly flights will depart from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on ...

News Dominican Republic: Pascrell Meets With Dominican Ambassador and Dominican Republic Leaders to Discuss Caribbean Recovery Efforts

News channel or source: https://www.tapinto.net/articles/pascrell-meets-with-dominican-ambassador-and-domi
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued the following statement on his meeting with the Dominican Ambassador to the United States, Jose Tomás Pérez ...

News Dominican Republic: Dominican authorities seize nearly $1.5M in cash

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/25/dominican-authorities-seize-nearly-1-5m-in-cash.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Authorities in the Dominican Republic have confiscated nearly $1.5 million in cash found in commercial goods. Officials said Wednesday that the money was rolled up and stashed in various auto replacement parts ...

News Dominican Republic: Dominican Republic keeps rank in World Press Freedom

News channel or source: https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2018/04/26/dominican-republic-keeps-rank-in-world-press-freedom/
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Santo Domingo.- For the second consecutive year, the Dominican Republic is ranked 59th in the 2018 edition of the World Press Freedom Classification, which evaluates the state of journalism in 180 countries each year. The Classification prepared by ...

News Dominican Republic: Circle by Melia Coming to Dominican Republic

News channel or source: https://www.caribjournal.com/2018/04/24/circle-melia-coming-dominican-republic/
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new level” of accommodations, will open its first ...

News Dominican Republic: El Salvador, Dominican Republic can stop sending pregnant women to their deaths

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article209071194.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Last month, Maira Verónica Figueroa Marroquín was released from a Salvadoran prison after serving 15 years for having a stillbirth. In El Salvador, where abortion is illegal in all circumstances, women who have abortions, miscarriages or stillbirths can ...

News Dominican Republic: Dominican Republic Banned the Sale of Captive Dolphins!

News channel or source: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dominican-republic-banned-sale-captive-dolphins/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The Dominican Republic has just done something incredible – they passed legislation that fully prohibits the sale of dolphins! For a period of five years, dolphins can neither be either purchased or sold in the country – which makes it far more ...

News Dominican Republic: Dominican Republic Announces Key 2018 Travel Trends and Initiatives

News channel or source: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/04/20/1483556/0/en/Dominican-Republic-Announces-Key-2018-Travel-Trends-and-Initiatives.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading tourism operators have declared family travel, authentic experiences and luxury are trending niches for 2018. Industry experts at this year’s Dominican Annual Tourism ...

News Dominican Republic: A First-Quarter Surge for Dominican Republic Tourism

News channel or source: https://www.caribjournal.com/2018/04/22/first-quarter-surge-dominican-republic-tourism/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals in ...

News Dominican Republic: BRIEF-S&P Says Dominican Republic 'BB-/B' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Remains Stable

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-sp-says-dominican-republic-bb-b-ra/brief-sp-says-dominican-republic-bb-b-ratings-affirmed-outlook-remains-stable-idUSFWN1RW0YP
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

* S&P ON DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SAYS STRUCTURAL REFORM MOMENTUM HAS STALLED, AND EXPECT LIMITED PROGRESS UNDER THE REMAINDER OF THE MEDINA ADMINISTRATION Source text: (bit.ly/2HLURXY) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.