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SANTO DOMINGO — Industry leaders at the 2019 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference shared strong tourism numbers indicating the country continues to be the premier Caribbean travel destination. Paola Rainieri de Díaz, President of the Dominican Republic Association for Hotels and Tourism (ASONAHORES), shared announcements promoting the country’s robust and

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SANTO DOMINGO — This winter will go down in history as one of the coldest and snowiest in history for a majority of the United States. With more than six weeks remaining until spring, many Americans are searching for a tropical getaway, that also offers unique attractions and experiences. Whether

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SANTO DOMINGO — The Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national basketball team tried its best but came up short against a stronger team, losing to the Dominican Republic 99-89 last night in its opening group-play game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifier. Eloy Camacho Vargas had a

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A cruise ship passenger from North Carolina was taken into police custody when the Carnival Magic docked in St. Thomas after authorities said that he molested an underage girl in front of her parents on the ship. Wayne Williams, 37, of Ashville, N.C. was charged

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SANTO DOMINGO — Drones are proving to be a good means of mapping man-made changes in the landscape over difficult terrain. Geophysicist Till Sonneman and his archaeological colleagues are experimenting with drones in the inaccessible areas of the Caribbean. Columbus as turning point In the widescale NEXUS1492 research project professor

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SANTO DOMINGO — At least 1,400 Americans contracted Zika while traveling outside the U.S. this year and a Caribbean island nation is one of the top destinations where they caught the virus, according to statistics released by three U.S. states. Visitors to the Dominican Republic account for more than a

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SANTO DOMINGO — U.S. health officials are warning about the dangers of “medical tourism” after at least 18 women from the East Coast became infected with a disfiguring bacteria following plastic surgery procedures they had in the Dominican Republic. The infections, caused by a type of germ called mycobacteria, can

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  –  A federal jury found two men — one from Puerto Rico and one from the Dominican Republic — guilty of charges related to drug and gun-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. After a four-day trial, a federal jury found 39-year-old Alexandro Gerandino-Aracena of the

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SAN JUAN — Despite a financial crisis that rivals Greece’s and a murder rate that is close to the highest in the world, the people in neighboring Puerto Rico are well-satisfied. So satisfied, in fact, that they have turned been reported as the 15th happiest place to live in the

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  There are many international locations around the world that cater to gambling, the most commonly known being Las Vegas. However, there are many other gaming hubs that excite the crowds. One such destination that may surprise many is the Caribbean; known predominately for its favourable climate and sun kissed

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