Drama In The Dominican Republic
It was just days to go before our Live and Invest in Dominican Republic Conference… and nobody in the DR was picking up the phone.
I was struggling to get through to any of our speakers on the ground. What was going on?
Arriving in capital Santo Domingo last week, I had my answer. The presidential election had taken center stage.
Most of our on-the-ground experts, as it transpired, are also involved in the local political scene (hence the no-answers).
By the time we touched down, president Danilo Medina had successfully defended his title. But that wasn’t the end of the fun…
The Sheraton Santo Domingo—our host hotel for this conference—had been turned over to the opposition (losing) party for their post-election meetings. The venue was crowded with party members, supporters, andContinue reading