News about Sosua Dominican Republic located between Puerto Plata and Cabarete on the north coast of the Republica Dominicana.

Video of Ethanol Plant that is to Employ 1700 in Montellano Dominican Republic February 2012 Photo 

This is a video showing the Ingenio or sugar cane plant that is now scheduled to be turned into a ethanol producing business in Montellano.


Montellano Wants to Open Sugar Ingenio for Ethanol Fuel Dominican Republic Photo 

Montellano, Dominican Republic had a rally to support opening the Ingenio to produce ethanol in the street in February, 2012.


Photo of Hero Who Stopped a Building Fire in Montellano Dominican Republic Photo 

There was a fire in Montellano on February 10, 2012 and the local people came from their houses at about 10:10 PM and doused the fire.


There was a 5.1 Earthquake within 70 Miles of Sosua at Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic January 24, 2012 Photo 

There was a small earthquake felt in Sosua, and I ran for the door. Andy Lee Graham of


The television is very good in Sosua, the majority of foreigners living here have many channels with cable. However, normally are watching CNN, BBC, Fox or a myriad of other channels in English.

Local News explained by other Expatriates in local coffee shops is a combination of gossip and truths and should be tripled checked. Roughly there is about 30 percent American, 30 percent Germans and the remainder is groups of other nationalities. There are large amounts of French, Swedes and Russians, and scattering of all the Easter European countries. Within these groups have their own problems and information that become news.

Links to Sources of Information for Expatriate on the Internet: DR1 has a daily newsletter, and is a good way to follow the country of Dominican Republic. And many of the foreigner are in the forum discussing all the localized problems or news of Sosua. - Tony lives in Sosua and has some type of mailing list, and sends out information. This page has updates.



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