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This activity-packed, modern-day cruise port located North-West of Puerto Plata called Amber Cove, Dominican Republic is worth a visit on your next cruise ship itinerary. The port is not even 3 years old and it's already beloved by the over 1 million cruise guests that have visited it. The port which belongs to ...
21 de marzo de 2018, 15:07Santo Domingo, mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The lynchings in the Dominican Republic are becoming more frequent as a way to do ''justice'' by their own hands, press media are reporting today in this capital. With the lynching last Monday in the province of La Vega of two people by a ...

The Dominican Republic continues to be one of the biggest producers of bananas in the world, and more than 60% of the production it sells abroad is certified as organic. According to the General Directorate of Customs (DGA), during 2017 Honduran banana exports amounted to US $198.1 million.
Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of the country (especially the north) over the past week, causing flash floods. According to media, as of 21 March at 8.00 UTC, 500 homes and businesses have been damaged and three hospitals have been flooded in Puerto Plata province. They also reported ...
CONCORD, N.H. — A 28-year-old man from the Dominican Republic was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison for drug dealing. According to court documents, Eris Manuel Paulino Guerrero, also known as Edward Garcia, was involved in a drug operation based in Lawrence between June ...
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — Tony Romo grew up playing at public golf courses after receiving his first set of clubs from his father as an 8-year-old. It wasn't until he was in his 20's that Romo first went to a country club. At that country club's driving range, he had finished hitting the balls laid out for ...

If you ever wonder how much the United States has advanced the cause of economic and social progress in Latin America, check out the Dominican Republic. I have just returned from over two weeks of travel there, about the same amount of time I traveled in Cuba two years ago. In each instance, I ...
This column continues the account of a recent birding trip to the Dominican Republic. The excursion I describe here was one of the most memorable birding days of my life. We departed at 4 a.m. from Villa Barancoli in Puerto Escondido to visit the mountainous region of Sierra de Bahoruco National Park at ...
SANTO DOMINGO, March 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has met with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina on Thursday and discussed ways to increase trade and investment, as well as cooperation in energy, infrastructure and other areas, between the two countries.
That became the theme of what students are describing as a life-changing trip to the Dominican Republic. During February vacation, 18 Monomoy students under the tutelage of history teacher John Dickson ventured to the Dominican Republic for an adventure that was part fun and part service. “There is ...
NEW YORK (FOX5NY.COM) - The Dominican Republic and Haiti: two countries that share one island. Bordering the Imaginary, an art exhibit in Brooklyn, showcases the relationship between the two Caribbean neighbors. "This exhibition is not claiming that these two countries are the same," said Abigail ...
“Hosting the very first PGA TOUR tournament in the Dominican Republic is an honor both for Puntacana Resort and Club and for the Dominican Republic itself,” said Frank Rainieri, Chairman and Founder, Grupo Puntacana. “This is an affirmation of the exceptional golf facilities we have down here, and we ...
From Wilkes University: Domingo Franciamore of New Milford, Ct., was one of nine Wilkes University students who participated in an alternative spring break trip in the Dominican Republic, volunteering with The Guanin Center, Inc. in La Piedra, Santo Domingo. The students worked with the organization to ...
(March 5, 2018 - New York) The governments of the Dominican Republic and Mali have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, becoming the 72nd and 73rd countries to commit to safeguarding education during armed conflict, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said today.
The $40 million Solar Canoa solar park officially broke ground this week for what will eventually be a 50-megawatt plant in Canoa on the south coast of the Dominican Republic. Solar Canoa will begin with 25 megawatts in its first phase, with another 25 once the park is in full operation. The project, which is ...
TUI flight emergency: Dominican Republic to Birmingham plane in mid-air alert. A TUI plane to Birmingham has declared an emergency mid-flight. Pilots on the aircraft made the alert on the flight from Dominican Republic. By Rob Virtue. PUBLISHED: 12:28, Fri, Mar 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 15:31, Fri, Mar 9, 2018. TUI's flight to ...
ALIQUIPPA — An out-of-use city firetruck will soon have a new home in the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic. The truck will be donated to a fire department in need of equipment but will still bear the “Aliquippa” crest and markings as it services residents of the city of Laguna Salada. Aliquippa ...

In his remarks, Ambassador Serulle Ramia, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Trinidad and Tobago and Permanent Representative at the Association of Caribbean States, said that “In the 174 years of National Independence that the Dominican Republic is celebrating today, the Dominican people ...
DENVER (AP) — A former Fort Carson soldier has been convicted of smuggling guns to the Dominican Republic. Katherine O'Neal was found guilty in federal court Tuesday of smuggling and is set to be sentenced in August. Charges in the Dominican Republic are pending her extradition there.
Northwoods Community Church in Galesburg and Peoria takes regular mission trips to the Dominican Republic to work with Solid Rock International. In July 2017, a group of high-school students led vacation Bible school and helped with construction for a new medical clinic. Shown here is Reagan Mudd ...
My Morning Jacket fans have converged on the Dominican Republic's Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana this weekend for the band's only scheduled shows of 2018. With a touring hiatus planned for the remainder of the year, the annual One Big Holiday destination festival offers MMJ aficionados their only ...
As a hedge against a winter storm in Maine, Bets and I booked a flight a day early to make sure we would arrive in the Dominican Republic when the tour started. We used that extra day to explore the colonial area of Santo Domingo. We had no trouble finding our first endemic, the palmchat. This streaked ...
One Bishop's University student is dead and another one is injured after an accident overnight Friday in the Dominican Republic. A spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada confirmed the death and the injury to another Canadian. However, details surrounding the death of Ben Houtman are scarce. He was ...
WORCESTER - More than 18 years after Danny Guzman was gunned down outside a Main Street nightclub, Edwin R. Novas appeared before a judge Friday to answer to related murder, assault and firearm charges. The 26-year-old Mr. Guzman, also known as Danny Nicacio, was fatally shot in the chest ...
A Spartanburg church group says it has made great strides helping poor people in the Dominican Republic learn to farm their land and sell what they grow for a profit. Called the Holy Guacamole Mission, members from First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg helped start the project last February with a ...
#The Dominican Republic caught fire from beyond the arch in the second half and, in particular, during a third-quarter run where they took control for good en route to a win in the latest World Cup qualifier. #The Bahamas suffered a 96-63 loss to the visiting Dominican Republic as they opened the second ...
“We chose the Dominican Republic due to the close ties we have developed with Lawrence's Dominican community over the past 30-plus years, resulting in the dozens of Dominican families owning Habitat homes in Lawrence,” he said. This team of builders, which includes residents of Newburyport, ...
three dozen Dominican Americans celebrated their native land's independence day Tuesday by raising the Dominican Republic's red, white and blue flag at Lancaster's city hall. “Even though we are out of the country, we have the flag in our hearts,” said Zarita Herasme, a leader with the Dominican ...
SANTO DOMINGO, Feb 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the Dominican Republic last year, 21-year-old Roseli de los Santos pulled people from floodwaters and helped families to evacuate flooded homes. The country lies in the path of seasonal hurricanes and on ...
Everything old is new again, the saying goes. And nowhere is that more true than on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, where Puerto Plata is seeing a rebirth of investment and tourism. The island's historic tourism capital has been eclipsed in recent years by the larger and more modern resorts that ...
#The Dominican Republic caught fire from beyond the arch in the second half and, in particular, during a third-quarter run where they took control for good en route to a win in the latest World Cup qualifier. #The Bahamas suffered a 96-63 loss to the visiting Dominican Republic as they opened the second ...
WARWICK — Once again they provided comfort and medical care for poor Haitian families living in the Dominican Republic. ... St. Stephen, the First Martyr in Warwick, joined an Island Impact Ministries mission to serve 800 patients in mainly Haitian villages in the northern region of the Dominican Republic.
In December 1930, the Dominican Republic issued a set of eight Hurricane Relief postal tax stamps (Scott RA1-RA8). On Dec. 3, 1930, seven of them were overprinted and surcharged as postal tax airmail stamps (Scott RAC1-RAC7). The 2018 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue values the set of ...
#THE Bahamas Basketball Federation men's national basketball team will have their hands full this weekend when they host the Dominican Republic and Canada in the second leg of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium. #The team, coached by Mario Bowleg, is coming off two ...
If it seems like the Dominican Republic is dominating the hotel investment sphere in the Caribbean, that's because it is. While the country has long been the most popular Caribbean tourism destination by volume, it's also outpacing the rest of the region in hotel growth. According to the most recent ...
Adventist World Church's Treasurer Pastor Juan Prestol (center) next to Dominican Union President Pastor Cesario Acevedo (left) and Mose Javier (right) finish cutting the ribbon to the newly renovated Mella Adventist Church in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Dec. 2, 2018. [Photo courtesy of the ...
Seventh-day Adventists in the Dominican Republic recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the church. Church ... these 100 years in the country,” said Cesario Acevedo, president of the Adventist Church in the Dominican Republic, while at the Mella Adventist Church in Santo Domingo, last December.
The principal of Georgetown Elementary School recently returned from an intensive volunteer effort to build a school cafeteria from cinder blocks in Rio Grande, Dominican Republic. The cafeteria not only will serve the needs of Rio Grande students during the school day, but will serve as a community ...
A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to ...
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Jonathan Morales hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Puerto Rico won its second straight Caribbean Series title, rallying past the Dominican Republic 9-4 on Thursday night. Down 4-3 in the seventh, Morales blasted his first home run of the tournament to give the ...
The Trump Organization is close to an agreement in the Dominican Republic with a developer to partner on a project on the east coast of the island, sources on the island tell Fast Company. That's despite Trump's promise to avoid any new overseas deals while in office, which was intended to avoid ...
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Anthony Garcia hit a grand slam and Puerto Rico rallied past Venezuela 6-5 on Wednesday to reach the championship game of the Caribbean Series for the second consecutive year. Looking for back-to-back titles, Puerto Rico will play the Dominican Republic, which came back ...
Dominican Republic: The pitahaya is highly profitable. The pitahaya (also known as dragon fruit) has great health benefits and a high demand in international markets. The Dominican Republic's has diversified and distributed its pitahaya crops in different provinces. Currently, the country has almost 38 ...
Julio Borges (R), former president of Venezuela's National Assembly and lawmaker of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD), addresses the media during talks with delegates of President Nicolas Maduro's government, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on January 13, 2018. ( Reuters ).
The Latin American Mission Program (LAMP) of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlottetown is preparing to send a new missionary to the Dominican Republic. Ryan MacRae of Stratford has completed a six-session orientation to the mission and has been studying Spanish. Bishop Richard Grecco will ...
They brought running water to a small Dominican Republic mountain community, replaced dirt floors with concrete and interacted with locals, bringing home to Bloomfield a new perspective of their place in the world and how they can impact others. Nineteen Bloomfield High School juniors and seniors who ...
A dozen students in the Presidential Scholars program at Amarillo College will become teachers for a week when they visit an elementary school in Monte Cristi, a rural fishing town in the northwest region of the Dominican Republic. It's a week-long, service-learning sojourn that begins Friday, Jan.
“More than 1,500 bricks of a substance suspected of being cocaine were seized in the Dominican Republic during a joint operation with US and Dutch authorities, the DNCD drug enforcement agency said on Tuesday. Drug enforcement agents arrested 12 crewmen from different countries, including ...
A bill that will overhaul the Dominican Republic's mining code was last month sent to the government for review. The ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in Latin American ...
Ani Villas has launched its fourth property across a four-acre estate in the Dominican Republic. Designed by locally based architecture practice Estudio Sarah Garcia, Ani Villas Dominican Republic spans 14 private suites across two villas—one with eight suites, the other with six—along the peninsula's ...


 

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