July 2, 2021
The announcement made by the government authorities that a third dose of the vaccine was needed to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus in this country provoked surprise, amazement and uncertainty among the population. It was understood that we were on the right track in the national vaccination process. Under the government´s leadership and... Continue Reading >
May 4, 2021
The following is the article published this past Monday, May 3, by our president Leonel Fernández in his “Listin Diario” column Global Observatory. On this occasion, he centers his analysis in the change of paradigm that President Joe Biden’s Administration will mean for the United States. SANTO DOMINGO - Upon arriving at the White House... Continue Reading >
April 20, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the enormous and irreparable loss of human life in 2020, the world economy plummeted to its lowest levels since World War II. Numerous companies closed their doors. Millions of workers lost their jobs. World trade came to a virtual standstill, investment plummeted and, most concerning, poverty levels... Continue Reading >
April 13, 2021
With the end of the Cold War in 1991, an event that contributed to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the downfall of the Eastern European popular democracies, the United States emerged as the only world power. Back then, the conversation centered on the end of history, the... Continue Reading >
March 20, 2021
The economic impact of the coronavirus has been devastating for the Dominican Republic. Last year, the country’s GDP suffered a contraction of -6.7 percent, the largest drop since the April Revolution of 1965 some 55 years ago. This drop meant that the nominal GDP in dollars, as was recently published by the Dominican Central Bank,... Continue Reading >
November 13, 2020
On November 10, the virtual meeting "Caribbean Is Running out of Time: 20 Years after the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve" was held. Its goal was to give a regional perspective to the environmental problems of the Southwestern Caribbean and to emphasize the need for conservation and sustainability, as well as cooperation and understanding between countries. Among... Continue Reading >
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