Tag: Dominican Republic

What do you think really happens on vacation?

What do you think really happens on vacation?

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. I will never forget the day I saw a grown man publicly groping and sloppily tongue kissing a young girl. She sat atop his lap as he and his friends consumed rounds of drinks and happily made sexual advances. I was researching climate change in villages neighboring Arusha, Tanzania. My roommates and I […]

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The Dominican Republic has crossed the line

The Dominican Republic has crossed the line

| November 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

In Caribbean news. The Dominican Republic has crossed the line: Caribbean governments must act Seemingly concerned about offending the principles of “non-interference in the internal affairs of States” and the “sovereignty” of States, the ten Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that are members of the 53-nation Commonwealth have not spoken out in condemnation of the government […]

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Jamaican firms supported to enter DR market

Jamaican firms supported to enter DR market

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jamaica news. Bridgetown, Barbados, September 16, 2013.  During the period 11-13 September 2013, Caribbean Export Development Agency, assisted 20 Caribbean firms, the majority of whom were from Jamaica (14 firms), in their effort to explore trade opportunities with the Dominican Republic (DR). Other participating firms included those from St. Lucia, Grenada, Guadeloupe and Haiti. The […]

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Tourism effects…Financial Leakage

Tourism effects…Financial Leakage

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In other Caribbean news…Mention the Caribbean to anyone and their first thought is most likely to be of white-sand beaches, palm trees, and relaxation. In the eyes of the world, the Caribbean is a holiday destination, and with good reason. The region hosts over 10 million tourists per year, and hoards over 50% of the […]

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6 Must See Caribbean Destinations

6 Must See Caribbean Destinations

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether planning a much-needed vacation, romantic honeymoon, or even business trip, the Caribbean offers something for everyone. Although not all of the 28 plus island nations and thousands of individual islands are inhabitable, many are and of those, an individual can choose a tranquil getaway or action-packed adventure. In this article, we want to focus […]

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CEDA Receives Special Recognition from Adoexpo

CEDA Receives Special Recognition from Adoexpo

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Export Receives Special Recognition from the Association of Exporters of the Dominican Republic (Adoexpo) Santo Domingo, December 10, 2012: The Association of Exporters of the Dominican Republic (ADOEXPO) awarded Caribbean Export with a special recognition for the “strong interest and constant support granted to the development and strengthening of the Exporting sector of the […]

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Forward Home: Does the Caribbean Diaspora have power?

Forward Home: Does the Caribbean Diaspora have power?

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

This was a film screened at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, under the auspices of His Excellency, Garvin Nicholas, High Commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago, London – a 50 minute documentary which explored the contribution of Caribbean people living in global cities to their home countries development. The Executive Producer of this film is Dr. Keith […]

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Rum facing devastating double whammy

Rum facing devastating double whammy

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Earnings and employment generated by the rum industry in 14 CARICOM countries and the Dominican Republic (collectively CARIFORUM) are under siege and the entire industry could be severely diminished in a few years unless the governments of these countries take swift action. In previous commentaries, I have drawn attention to the devastating effect on CARIFORUM […]

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Regional fashion designers shine at Dominicana Moda

Regional fashion designers shine at Dominicana Moda

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 30, 2012. – The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the European Union (EU) enabled a selection of exceptional Caribbean designers to present their collections at Dominicana Moda 2012, the Dominican Republic’s fashion week.  Designers from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Haiti ignited the show […]

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It’s A Wrap 7 – Featuring Rosalia Martinez

It’s A Wrap 7 – Featuring Rosalia Martinez

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

“I fully enjoy wearing a wrap with any kind of garment. From a simple sun dress, to an elegant gown and everything in between.” –Rosalia Martinez Born in the Dominican Republic, raised in New York and now residing in Norfolk, VA, Rosalia Martinez is obviously a WrapStar and our feature of the week! She is […]

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