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Brazilian Senate approves agreement on visa elimination for Dominicans

Dominican ambassador to Brazil, Patricia Villegas said that on 8 April 2021 the Brazilian Senate approved the Visa Elimination Agreement between Brazil and the Dominican Republic. The agreement had already passed in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies and both houses of the Dominican Congress. The agreement was signed by both governments in 2018. It guarantees …
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Chinese vaccine diplomacy and the new lobby to sell Huawei 5G technology to DR

The deadline for the tender the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (Indotel) has called to choose the 5G supplier to the Dominican Republic is in May 2021. In 2020, the Dominican Republic became the first Caribbean country to practically blacklist Huawei’s 5G technology in response to siding with the United States in the technological competition between …
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People’s China donates sugar cane cutter to Dominican Republic

The People’s Republic of China’s government donated to the Dominican Republic a modern Zoomlion sugar cane harvester. The harvester will be used at the Porvenir sugar mill of the State Sugar Council (CEA) in San Pedro de Macorís. Agriculture Minister Limber Cruz received the donation from China ambassador Zhang Run and the deputy governor of …
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Infotep, Grupo Puntacana, Asoleste and Tourism Cluster join forces to improve technical skills

Several large employers in the Punta Cana area have signed an agreement with the country’s leading vocational training center, the governmental Infotep, to improve the workforce’s skills in the eastern area of the country. The plan is to boost the productivity and competitiveness of the region’s tourism sector. Rafael Santos Badía, general director of the …