Category Archives: News in the Dominican Republic

General news stories that have caught my eye on the Domincian Republic

February Ushers in Dominican Carnival Season

timthumb (1)One of the most colorful traditions of Dominicans is Carnival, which runs from February to March and is celebrated in the streets of many local villages, towns and cities. The color devilish masks – accompanied by the satirical, the grotesque, and images of daily lives and a world of imaginary figures, are essential to the […]

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Fathom Announces Four New Social Impact Activities in the Dominican Republic – Fathom – Cruise Critic

Fathom, Carnival Corp.’s new cruise line focusing on voluntourism, has announced four additional social impact activities in the Dominican Republic.

Source: Fathom Announces Four New Social Impact Activities in the Dominican Republic – Fathom – Cruise Critic

Dominican Republic Has Fastest Growing Economy in LatAm

The Dominican Republic is the fastest-growing economy in the Americas, with the Caribbean country reporting 7% growth in GDP for 2015. An increase in tourist arrivals, rising foreign remittances, and low oil prices are the factors fueling the economy, according to the country’s central bank.

Source: Dominican Republic Has Fastest Growing Economy in LatAm

House Hunters International new episode

Check out Arthur & Sally from the office in a all new episode of House Hunters International on 26th Nov 10.30pm http://www.hgtv.com/shows/house-hunters-international/episodes/puerto-plata-da-vida

ABC’s Hit Romance Reality Series The Bachelorette Sets The Scene For Love In Dominican Republic | Nassau News Live

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, July 10, 2014 /Nassau News Live/ — Dominican Republic’s breathtaking coastline and rich culture set the stage for romance in the upcoming two-part season finale of ABC’s romance reality series The Bachelorette. The country’s stunning destinations of Punta Cana and La Romana will serve as the backdrop for the Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, and her final suitors as their journey comes to an end. The first episode of the two-part finale will air on Monday, July 14, with the second episode to air Monday, July 28, both from 8:00–10:00 p.m. ET on ABC.

To celebrate, the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism invites you to enter for a chance to experience the breath-taking beauty of the country and win a romantic getaway for two to the luxurious Paradisus Punta Cana resort on Dominican Republic’s sophisticated east coast. The prizewinner will receive an eight-day / seven-night stay at the all-inclusive Paradisus Punta Cana to relive the romance and adventure portrayed on the season finale. To enter, fans can visit the GoDominicanRepublic Facebook page beginning July 14th at

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Villa with breathtaking ocean view !

Villa with breathtaking ocean view !Unique two story villa in gated community, best location in Sosua ! new development, walking distance to Sosua town and beach. The main floor provides you with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. The living room opens up to the terrace which invites you to enjoy a spectacular OCEAN VIEW… The dining area is set in a unique round tower and gives it a very special atmosphere. The kitchen connects the dining room area to the living room. This is a very beautiful and comfortable home ! below you will find a full apartment with bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living and dining area and private entrance. Perfect for extra rental income ! The tropical landscaped garden and the swimming pool invites you for nice BBQ’s in privacy. Enjoy the sunset in its luxurious whirlpool… This gated community offers a security service as well as water and electricity around the clock, on-site management and rental service.

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Beautiful studio in Sosua

Beautiful studio in SosuaBeautiful studio in Sosua

Located in a large complex in Sosua, this studio is fully furnished with A/C. Third floor unit with nice terrace overlooking the very large swimming pool. You are actually close to town and to the beach. 24 hour security, parking area and small market on premises.

Arthur Byrd’s latest Podcast

Get the latest insight and listen to Arthur Byrd latest podcast about real estate on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

Here is the direct iTunes link – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irel-podcast-taylor-white/id792665478

Here is the direct Stitcher radio link – http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/taylor-white/irel-podcast

Here is the Facebook link – https://www.facebook.com/irelistings/posts/672003452850306

Here is the Twitter link – https://twitter.com/irelistings/status/443372881779494912

Here is the Pinterest link (several spots) – http://www.pinterest.com/irelistings/

Here is the Google Plus link – https://plus.google.com/117244191361153380812/posts/j4JSKDwUZJG

Here is your YouTube video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J5KBcUXx6I

The Worlds 5 Best Beach Cities for Retirement – Yahoo News

The Worlds 5 Best Beach Cities for Retirement – Yahoo News. Sosua & Cabarete named as one of top five beach cities to retire in. Contact us to find out why and how we can help.

Live Hands Free with the BEST Beachfront View of Cabarete Bay

Live Hands Free with the BEST Beachfront View of Cabarete BayLive Hands Free with the BEST Beachfront View of Cabarete Bay. Convenience and Pampering are what you get here. Close to grocery store, restaurants, shops, and services, you Do Not Need A Car. The 24/7 staff is the best around and takes care of both owners and renters with professionalism and competence. You can live here several weeks a year and have the rental pool make up the rest of the expenses so you owe little or nothing and yet have a beachfront vacation experience next to none. Onsite restaurant, lovely pool and grounds, this tranquil spot is easy to relax into, and maybe live.