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2014-04-17 23:10:22

TRA Snow and Sun of Utah Provides Solar Mounting for Banco BHD in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic American Fork, UT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 TRA Snow and Sun, Inc., located in American Fork, Utah, has added another foreign country to its list of out-of-the -USA solar mounting system customers - the Dominican Republic. MPG & Associates completed the 34.8 KW solar panel system using TRA's elevated mounting system in February 2014. The Banco BHD, located in Santo Domingo (the...

2014-04-04 23:34:04

The organization’s goal is to raise $150,000 to receive additional mobile units and essential work materials needed for providing effective dental services. Dominican Republic (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Biodental is composed of a team of experienced oral health physicians who aim to provide dental care services to children in poverty. The team is able to do so through mobile dental units that go out to under-privileged areas and provide necessary check-ups on these children. The...

2014-04-04 12:26:09

2013 / 2014 Ad Campaign Applauded by Miami's Industry Leaders DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism and its U.S and Hispanic marketing agency, BVKMeka, are thrilled to announce that they received four Silver ADDY® Awards at the Miami Chapter of the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) annual ADDY® Awards. "Our 2013 / 2014 'Has It' campaign strategically highlights our popular tourism destinations of Puerto Plata, La Romana, Samana,...

2014-04-02 23:01:19

As reported by USNews.com, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a March 7, 2014 advisory detailing plastic surgery related complications suffered by Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic for treatment in the past twelve months. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills warns patients to thoroughly research prospective physicians and medical facilities prior to undergoing any medical procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 USNews.com, in a March 31, 2014 report...

2014-03-27 23:23:43

AMA Insurance’s Med Plus Advantage Program Announces Student Contest (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The “Med Plus Advantage Global Health Challenge” contest has been launched! The winning team of the essay and video contest will have an opportunity to work alongside Timmy Global Health (TGH) in Ecuador, Guatemala or the Dominican Republic to provide high quality health services to underserved populations. In addition, contest winners have the opportunity to serve as volunteer TGH Health...

2014-03-26 12:24:19

BOSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball may be America's pastime, but in the Dominican Republic, it's a way of life. Road Scholar's new educational adventure, The Best Baseball in the World: Life and the Great Game in the Dominican Republic, amid the Caribbean coastline, colonial architecture and the welcoming landscape of Santo Domingo, offers the opportunity to experience the game as an element of the Dominican identity. The Dominican Republic sends more baseball...

2014-02-26 16:25:15

Deal Will Help Finance English-language Productions in the Dominican Republic LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indomina Media International, Inc. and Comerica Bank announced today the closing of a $26 million revolving production loan. The loan will finance Indomina's upcoming slate of motion pictures, filmed mostly at Pinewood Indomina Studios in the Dominican Republic. This state-of-the-art facility is managed by the Pinewood Group (UK) and is home to a 60,500 square foot...

2014-02-13 16:20:40

Tourist arrivals reach record numbers for fourth consecutive year DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award season is in full swing and the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as the "Top Destination of the Year, Caribbean" by Expedia.com®, the world's largest online travel agency. The prestigious award was presented by Gay Miller, Senior Business Development Director for Expedia.com's Business Solutions, and...

2014-02-12 16:20:12

Will Be a Key Driver of the New Puerto Rican Economy ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the launch of service to its 18(th) airport, Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ) with non-stop service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) effective April 15, 2014. Santo Domingo will be Seaborne's fourth...

2014-02-11 12:30:49

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism releases guide-inspired app to help visitors get the most out of their vacation DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traveling to Dominican Republic is easier than ever with the newly released Dominican Republic Travel App. Unveiled by the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, the global app puts travel in the palm of travelers' hands and provides an all-in-one experience to plan, book, manage and maximize upcoming travel. (Photo:...


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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