Carneval in Dominican Republic

Today, on February 27th, in the Dominican Republic, not only carnival, but also independence from Spain is celebrated. The beginnings of the Dominican carnival date back to the 16th century. The carnival is celebrated mainly on the coast in Santo Domingo and in the country in La Vega. It is …

Dominican Republic

With 0.3 % of the world market share #26 among coffee producers.  In 1735 the Spaniards brought the first plants to Hispaniola, today’s Dominican Republic. At the end of the 18th century coffee after sugar was the most important agricultural product, cultivated by slaves. The cultivation areas are Valdesia, Barahona, …