Government ready to kickstart tourism in Pedernales

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Sigmunda Freund, Samuel Pereyra and Andrés Vander-Horst / Diario Libre



Three government agencies have established a Trust for Pedernales, the small town on the most southwestern corner of the Dominican Republic. Pedernales is best known for Bahía de las Aguilas, the undeveloped stretch of many kilometers now only reached by sea.



The Pro-Pedernales Trust will be in charge of the necessary studies for the construction of the needed infrastructure for the tourism development in the province.



The Pro-Pedernales Trust was signed by Sigmund Freund, executive director of Public-Private Partnerships Agency (Dgapp); Samuel Pereyra, general manager of Banreservas and president of the Board of Fiduciaria Reservas; and Andrés Vander Horst, general manager of Fiduciaria Reservas.



The Trust will facilitate the construction of an international airport and...

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Caonabo

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"The Trust will facilitate the construction of an international airport and more than 10,000 hotel rooms in the area."
 

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they should start by finding a way to get the tourists back to the other places, that are already built and are sitting almost empty... like Punta Cana... getting people to invest in a new tourist area will be like building sand castles on the beach...........
 

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they should start by finding a way to get the tourists back to the other places, that are already built and are sitting almost empty... like Punta Cana... getting people to invest in a new tourist area will be like building sand castles on the beach...........

But alas, it will go a long ways towards lining somebody's pockets.
To whom?
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The government spent years in the courts fighting to gain back the lots that had been sold illegally. We shall see what happens with the national park. The development may take place at Cabo Rojo but the port there for the bauxite is a bit of an eyesore would make it a bit like Boca Chica
 
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