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Reforestation Day in Bayahibe

The La Romana-Bayahibe Hotels Association hosted a reforestation day in Padre Nuestro Eco-Tourist Route, in Parque Nacional del Este, planting more than 300 seedlings of native trees. The event was also organized by the association, and was sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Ten Tips For Buying a Second Home

May people look into the possibility of owning a second home these days. The idea of another home that you can spend some time in, away from the “main” house is an exciting prospect and where better to purchase your … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic increases forestry coverage

The Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources, announced that the Dominican Republic increased the amount of trees by 8% since 2003, with 39.7% of the country now covered in woodland. The data was released during a ceremony commemorating World … Continue reading

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Santiago heroes remembered

This year is the 168th anniversary of the Battle of Santiago. The Battle of 30 March was won by Dominican troops under General Jose Maria Imbert, against the larger contingent of better-equipped Haitian troops, under General Jean Louis Pierrot to … Continue reading

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DR becomes partner to Russia for Moscow Tourism fair

On the 209th anniversary of the birth of Juan Pablo Duarte, the founder of the Dominican Republic, the court chambers of West New York’s Town Hall was filled with young dancers. Three Dominican residents and their families were there to … Continue reading

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Dajabon Market to Boost Trade

It is hoped that the new Dajabon market, on the border with Haiti, will boost trade between the two countries once it starts operating early next month. Provincial governor, Esther Ramirez stated, this work represents the definite take off of … Continue reading

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Rise in Tourism

The Dominican Republic continues to be an attractive proposition for tourists, with a 7.25% rise in the arrival of nonresident visitors in the first two months, compared with the same period last year. Last month’s 446,203 visitors were mostly from … Continue reading

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How to Create a Caribbean Garden

Growing gardens in the Dominican Republic, regardless of whether for flowers or for food, are always fun. Watching things grow gives one a feeling of achievement. Where better to start a garden than in the Amber Coast with warm temperatures … Continue reading

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Samana marathon

The circuit for the Samana marathon Las Terrenas 5k-10K marathon, has the backing of the Dominican Federation of Athletics Associations, Las Terrenas and national businesses. Now in its third year, the marathon seeks to position Las Terrenas as a sport-tourism … Continue reading

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Air Caraibes announces new flight Santo Domingo-Paris

French airline Air Caraibes has announced the opening of its new online reservations for a transatlantic route between Santo Domingo-Paris (Orly).The inaugural flight will take place on March 25th this year. On routes to Paris, the airline operates A330 flights, … Continue reading

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