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2010-08-02 11:26:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of readers from around the world elected the Dominican Republic (DR) as the Best Value Destination, according to Budget Travel's "Readers Choice Awards." Budget Travel's Editor in Chief, Nina Willdorf, stopped by NBC's "The Today Show," on Thursday, July 29, to announce winners of the magazine's "Readers Choice Awards" and recognize DR as an affordable and easily-accessible destination for U.S. travelers. The DR Minister of Tourism's...

2010-02-23 16:20:00

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps has teamed with Agility, one of the biggest global logistics firms, to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. The two organizations have joined international efforts to expedite food, medicine and other supplies to hundreds of thousands of people affected by the January 12 disaster, which claimed the lives of about 200,000 people and left some one million others homeless. International Medical...

2010-01-19 01:18:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Disaster Statistics 70,000 bodies officially recovered, total death toll likely well over 100,000 3 million people displaced or otherwise impacted by earthquake (Population of Port-au-Prince prior to the quake: 4 to 4.5 million) Conditions in Port-au-Prince Those who lost homes in the quake are now scattered across 243 different locations in Port-au-Prince. In addition, many earthquake survivors have migrated to rural regions, including...

2010-01-15 10:19:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced steps to assist in the Haiti earthquake recovery effort. Members of Continental's OnePass frequent flyer program are now eligible to donate miles, in the amount of their choosing, to two major charitable organizations involved in the Haiti relief effort. OnePass miles may be donated to The American Red Cross and AmeriCares. To make a donation, OnePass members should visit continental.com and see...

2009-10-09 08:30:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The alliance between the "Las Brisas de Chicureo" and "Las Brisas de Santo Domingo" real-estate projects has led to an exclusive golf course in Chile. Unique in South America, it allows golfing from the Andes to the Pacific, blending the best natural scenery, culinary, viticultural, and property attributes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-a http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-b )...

2009-09-24 07:24:00

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jason Fraser, USAID/Dominican Republic Acting Deputy Director and Stanley Javier, Special Assistant, Major League Baseball Players Trust announced yesterday that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Major League Baseball Players Trust are teaming up to donate US$100,000, through the Major League Baseball Dominican Development Alliance (MLB-DDA), to Esperanza International's Banks of Hope...

2009-06-19 05:00:00

- Red Sox player and Santo Domingo native David Ortiz joins in the festivities - - Second new destination this week from JetBlue's 'Hub hub' - - Expansion continues with service to Baltimore in September - BOSTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the leading airline at Logan International Airport with service to more nonstop destinations than any other carrier, today begins flights to its 31st city: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. David Ortiz, Boston Red...

2009-06-18 05:00:00

- Cancun flights on sale starting at just $30(a) each way - - Santo Domingo flights start at $69(a) each way - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today expands at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport with two international routes linking its South Florida focus city with Cancun, Mexico, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Award-winning JetBlue, best known for its friendly crewmembers and low fares packed with amenities like...

2009-06-02 09:52:00

The DR offers travelers a relaxing and affordable escape from stress DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- During these challenging economic times, more people are feeling vacation-deprived and have a need for a "personal stimulus" in addition to an economic stimulus. Investing in a personal stimulus or vacation is an investment in your health and overall well-being. "Now more than ever, the DR offers a serene haven in the Caribbean for those who want to relax and getaway from the...

2009-04-07 06:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you enjoy dancing with the devils at Carnival celebrations in Santo Domingo, La Vega, Punta Cana or Santiago, dancing the night away at Merengue festivals or delighting in the Dominican Republic's (DR) winter season baseball line-up, this amazing country has it all. Pack your bags and make your dreams come true in the DR at any of the annual events listed here: March/April 2009 March 31 - April 5: The 2009 Archery World Cup held in Santo...


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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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