November 1, 2001
Strengthening the Dominican Republic's ties with Central America was one of the foreign policy goals of the past administration of Leonel Fernández: a goal maintained by President Hipólito Mejía. But perhaps no Dominicans have courted Central America as directly as Tricom, the telecommunications company.
By the end of the year Tricom hopes to roll out its wireless operations in Panama, having overcome stiff opposition from incumbent operators and obtained regulatory approval. The Panama lau
Tricom, probably the Dominican Republic's best-known company, is betting on a successful expansion into Central America.