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News Topic - Dominican Republic

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Troops Homecoming Sweetened By Local Girl Scouts More than six dozen military men and women are almost home Saturday night. The 461st of Fargo just completed a training exercise in the Dominican Republic. They came through the Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Sat
WCCO TV | 17 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Did scurvy wipe out Christopher Columbus' crew? Skeletons suggest New World's first European settlers were killed by disease This is according to historic documents and analysis of 27 skeletons buried at Columbus' settlement, La Isabela, in what is now the Dominican Republic.
Mail Online | Apr 18, 2014 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expedia report: Consumers looking for longer, more expensive trips this summer Consumers are searching for more extensive and expensive vacations during the summer 2014, according to online travel booking site Expedia. The most popular destinations from the U.S. are Cancun, Las Vegas, Orlando, Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Seattl
bizjournals.com | Apr 18, 2014 10:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dominican Republic installs beach despite drought SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) The Dominican Republic is being criticized for building a temporary artificial beach amid a drought.
Yahoo! News | Apr 16, 2014 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifetouch Memory Mission Participants Return From School-Building Trip to the Dominican Republic In late January, volunteers embarked on a Lifetouch Memory Mission® trip to help build a vocational school in the Dominican Republic. The school was built for the children in the small, mountainous village of Constanza. Lifetouch, the leading provide
WebWire | Apr 16, 2014 3:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EXCLUSIVE: Free 'NYC' condoms smuggled into Dominican Republic Large numbers of the New York City-branded condoms that are distributed for free across the five boroughs under a city Health Department program are being smuggled into the Dominican Republic and sold for cash.
New York Daily News | Apr 15, 2014 06:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
Dominican agents break up ecstasy pill lab SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Anti-drug agents in the Dominican Republic say they have dismantled a synthetic drug laboratory and arrested five people.
Yahoo! News | Apr 14, 2014 10:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Player of the week: Rodrigo Sanchez Rodrigo Sanchez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, won the AJGA Preseason Junior at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club March 13 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Golfweek.com | Apr 14, 2014 9:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pro Surfer Turned Business Woman Shakes Up Dominican Surf Scene After years on the professional surf circuit in the Dominican Republic, Carolina Gutirrez founds a surf school, seeking to help and educate the next generation of athletes.
Forbes.com | Apr 14, 2014 7:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Group aids Haitian orphans While on a medical mission trip in the Dominican Republic, Cortney Shepard saw malnourished children, famished adults and poverty-stricken communities. But it was a starving orphan who changed Shepard's life forever.
The Journal Gazette | Apr 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Fort Wayne, Indiana