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2014-09-09 08:20:24

WestJetters building communities in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a three-year, enhanced partnership with Canadian charity Live Different and its Hero Holiday program, an initiative providing year-round global humanitarian opportunities in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Thailand. Since 2012, WestJet has supported Live Different with the WestJet Hero Holiday program on an annual basis in the community of Nuevo...

2014-08-09 23:03:32

LlamaRepublicaDominicana.com announces a special offer to help everyone living abroad keep a close relationship with family and friends back home: 10% rate decrease to call mobiles in the Dominican Republic. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 LlamaRepublicaDominicana.com offers all its customers a special gift: 10% lower rates to call their family and friends in the Dominican Republic. The calling price for mobiles dropped from 8.9¢/min to 7.9¢/min, making...

2014-08-05 12:31:56

STAUNTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Plastic Injection Molding, Metal Stamping and Nearshore Operations Cadence, Inc., a leading contract manufacturer and maker of complex components and sub-assemblies for medical device and life sciences companies, today announced that it has acquired three operating business units of Plainfield Precision Holdings. The operating units are Plainfield Precision - Sturgeon Bay, WI; Plainfield Precision - Plymouth, MA; and Plainfield Precision...

2014-07-14 23:07:26

ReportsnReports.com adds “Dominican Republic Wealth Report 2014” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 There were 10,519 HNWIs in the Dominican Republic in 2013. These HNWIs held US$43 billion in wealth, and their wealth per HNWI was US$4.1 million. In 2013, Dominican Republic HNWI numbers increased by 5.5%, following a 6.5% increase in 2012. Growth in HNWI wealth and volumes is expected to improve over the forecast period. The number of Dominican...

2014-07-10 16:24:11

Enter to win a romantic escape for two to Punta Cana DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominican Republic's breathtaking coastline and rich culture set the stage for romance in the upcoming two-part season finale of ABC's romance reality series The Bachelorette. The country's stunning destinations of Punta Cana and La Romana will serve as the backdrop for the Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, and her final suitors as their journey comes to an end. The first episode of the...

2014-07-08 23:15:40

HairTransplantAbroad.com, a premier hair restoration network offered by the VisitandCare.com company, announced today a global expansion to include strategic locations in ten new countries, including Mexico, Turkey, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Belgium, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and the UK. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 HairTransplantAbroad.com, a premier hair restoration network offered by the VisitandCare.com company, announced today a global expansion to include...

2014-06-05 16:25:54

More than 30 films, shorts and documentaries from the Dominican Republic, USA, Puerto Rico and Spain featured at DFFNY NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) announced today the official program selections for its third annual film fest; a film retrospective celebrating actor/producer Manny Perez; the guest panel "Dominican in Diaspora"; and a photo exhibition of actor Juan Fernandez. Running June 18 to June 22 at the Alumni...

2014-05-22 23:14:11

LlamaRepublicaDominicana.com launched a new promotion for international top ups to Dominican Republic. Until June 15th, those who recharge a Viva mobile receive 50% free credit as bonus. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 LlamaRepublicaDominicana.com is offering Dominicans worldwide the opportunity to send extra credit to Viva mobiles in their native country in less than 1 minute. Until June 15th, international top ups to Viva Dominican Republic get 50% Bonus. The offer available on...

2014-05-22 23:11:35

Max International, LLC, a provider of energy- and health-enhancing products created using its own unique formula, announces the commencement of its annual Diamond Retreat, established to reward and motivate the company’s top-selling associates. This year’s event, held May 20-25 in Punta Cana, includes a special humanitarian campaign striving to help children in need within the local community, demonstrating Max Intl.’s core values and company character. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May...

2014-05-19 23:04:42

Univera trip included time in the field observing distributions of vitamins with non-profit, Vitamin Angels SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As part of its commitment to revitalizing communities, Univera founder and chairman Bill Lee and the company’s Serve First team recently returned from the Dominican Republic, where they assisted Vitamin Angels' in-country partners in distributing multivitamins and albendazole, a deworming treatment, to the country’s at-risk children and...


Latest Dominican Republic Reference Libraries

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2007-07-16 16:18:12

The Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus), also known as the Haitian Solenodon or Agouta, is a solenodon found only on the island of Hispaniola, part of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Currently, the solenodon may only be surviving in two places in the Dominican Republic: Jaragua and Del Este National Parks. Its presence in Los Haitises National Park is inferred but unconfirmed. It was discovered in 1833. The Hispaniolan Solenodon belongs to the order Soricomorpha and the family...

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2005-07-13 10:20:09

Mutillidae or velvet ants, also known as cow killers, are not ants but a type of wasp. They get their name from the hair that grows on their back. The hair ranges from red and black to completely white. Their shell is very tough, providing protection against wasp and bee stings. The males have wings, but the females are completely wingless. It is wrongly said that their venom is powerful enough to kill a cow, hence the nickname "cow killers." The earliest-known velvet ants are believed...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.