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Orb the favorite in Preakness with Dominican jockey

Dominican Joel Rosario, one of the leading jockeys in the United States and the first Dominican ever to win the prestigious Kentucky Derby horse race, just two weeks ago, is favourite for the Preakness Horse race in Baltimore, Maryland next … Continue reading

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Cross-border reforestation helps both Hispaniola nations

Environment minister Bautista Rojas has announced an initiative that will strongly impact both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The purpose is to increase the forest cover in areas that have been devastated in recent decades, especially on the Haiti side … Continue reading

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Discover Puerto Plata 2013 slated for October

Following the success of its first edition last October, Puerto Plata is once again hosting Discover POP International Fair, which aims to promote Puerto Plata to the local and international tourism markets. Puerto Plata will be promoted as the most … Continue reading

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Puerto Plata to host Golf Channel’s Latin American Cup

The seventh annual Latin American Championship are to be held in May, from the 21st to the 24th at the Playa Dorada links, in Puerto Plata. The Playa Dorada Golf Club, the Playa Dorada Hotels Association and the Tourism Ministry … Continue reading

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Dominican airports ready for 10 million tourists: Contractor

Monika Infante, the executive director of the Airports management company Aerodom, announced that the terminals under contract are ready to receive 10 million tourists this year as president Danilo Medina announced on February 27th. “We have the structures, services and … Continue reading

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Farmers might have found why the Caribbean’s biggest lake gets bigger

The unexplained growth of Lago Enriquillo, the Caribbean’s biggest lake, is a strange phenomenon. But local farmers from the town of Puerto Escondido, could have revealed the main reason behind this puzzle. Unfortunately, the appearance of a stream of subsurface … Continue reading

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Tricom Launches $g LTE

Telecable de Tricom has commercially launched 4G LTE services on the local market. For the Dominican Republic, this promises the fastest network connectivity for mobile communications. 4G LTE is currently the fastest 4G available. In theory, 4G LTE should be … Continue reading

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Call to Eat More Fruit and Veg

Despite the severe drought that has been affecting the Dominican Republic for the last few months, the Ministry of Agriculture has announced that there will be an abundance of fruit, vegetables, root vegetables and salad produce on the market stalls … Continue reading

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Second line of the Metro to open Monday

The director of the Santo Domingo Metro office, Diandino Pena, has announced today at the Presidential Palace, that the first part of the second line of the Metro will be in operation as from Monday, 1st April. President Danilo Medina … Continue reading

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1 April & 12 pools for Guibia Beach area

In a recent announcement, the National District City Government outlined its plans to turn the stretch of the Malecon seafront boulevard between Jose Maria Heredia Street and Maximo Gomez Avenue, into a huge artificial beach and pool area for the … Continue reading

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