Monthly Archives: November 2010

Taína First inhabitants of the Dominican Republic

Taína Arts & Crafts The first inhabitants of this island thousands of years ago belonged to aboriginal groups that originated from the shores of the Orinoco Rivers in Venezuela, and Xingú and Tapajos in Las Guayanas. They settled in the … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Culture & Museums

Culture & Museums The Dominican Republic boasts a vast variety of important museums filled with precious relics. These museums feature objects and documents that reveal the habits of the Taino ancestors and the colonialists’ lifestyles through hundreds of years of … Continue reading

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Villa for sale in Sosua, Dominican Republic

Villa for sale in Playa Laguna. $255,000 City: Sosua Price: $255,000 Bedrooms: 3 Living area: 214m2/2303ft2 This recently constructed three bedroom villa for sale in Playa Laguna has just come on the market and won’t be around for long. This area know as … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic’s most scenic roads rebuild starts

rebuild on one of Dominican Republic’s most scenic roads starts at a cost of  71million US Santo Domingo.- The Public Works Ministry will close one of the country’s most scenic routes Monday to Friday, to allow the start of the … Continue reading

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About Dominican Republic Weather

Dominican Republic Weather Overview. The Dominican Republic’s natural beauty, great beaches and fantastic weather have seen it become a popular tourist destination and there are now many hotels and resorts across the country to cater for the booming tourism industry. … Continue reading

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Caribbean’s fastest-growing economy plans to sell $700 million in bonds

The Dominican Republic plans to sell $700 million in bonds overseas next year to help finance energy purchases and ease an electricity crisis that threatens to curb growth in the Caribbean’s fastest-growing economy, President Leonel Fernandez said. Fernandez, elected for … Continue reading

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History of Santo Domingo

The Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic lies about 800 miles/1,280 kilometers southeast of Miami and is bordered in the Greater Antilles chain by Cuba to the West, and Puerto Rico to the East. The island of Hispaniola, which the Dominican … Continue reading

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More major international events eye the Dominican Republic

More major international events eye the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic is bit by bit becoming a center for grand international events such as conferences, summits, workshops, seminars and specialized business gatherings, especially for captains of industry who seek … Continue reading

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Casa de Campo again won the prize for the World’s Best Golf Resort.

Santo Domingo.- The tourist resort Casa de Campo again won the prize for the World’s Best Golf Resort. Casa de Campo wins World’s Best Golf Resort again Santo Domingo.- The tourist resort Casa de Campo again won the prize the … Continue reading

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Dominican President says Power isn’t “stories and pranks,”

Power isn’t “stories and pranks,” Dominican President says San Pedro, Dominican Republic.- President Leonel Fernandez affirmed Sunday that to maintain economic stability amid global crises and convert Dominican Republic into a reference of social peace requires a serious and prudent … Continue reading

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