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Monday Jul 21 | The Modesto Bee

Walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela

Stepping quietly through the dimly lit 12th-century cathedral in the small Spanish town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, I looked up to the ornate mausoleum in the rear and caught sight of something you don't usually - well, never - see in a church: two white chickens pecking around in a Plexiglas hen house.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

Second case of chikungunya fever confirmed in Manatee County

The announcement issued Friday stated that the individual had just returned from a visit to the Caribbean.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Science Daily

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Scientists have discovered a method to prevent intoxication from alcohol in worms, and they hope they can use it to help people with alcoholism.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Genetics, Entomology, Science, Travel, World News, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Travel

Creative Loafing Atlanta

'The Bachelorette' Fantasy Suites: Blame it on the pain

It's a question as old as time itself: if you had to spend your life with either an adult baby or a banana-handed cyborg who makes a very literal "MWAH" sound every time he kisses you, which would you choose? I came up with an answer that was unsatisfactory to my viewing companions, but we'll get to that later.

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Amnesty International

Families divided in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's nationality rules are a tangle of check-boxes and criteria, but for one family the impact of new legislation could not be more stark.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cleveland.com

Padua Staff Travel to Dominican Republic

Over the summer, nine students traveled to the Dominican Republic to minister in the city of Higuey, under the direction of Padua Principal Dave Stec '86, Campus Ministry Director Matt Harley, and Fr.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Painful Mosquito-Borne Disease Now Infecting More Than 350,000 People In The Americas

Marqui Ducarme is aided by his wife after contracting the Chikungunya virus at his home in Port-au-Prince, May 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Haiti, Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

The Bachelorette 2014 Andi Dorfman Recap 7/14/14: Season 10 Episode 9

The Bachelorette Andi Dorfman returns tonight on ABC. On tonight's episode Andi and the remaining three bachelors visit the Dominican Republic, where romantic outings include a beachside dinner, a tour of Santo Domingo and a horseback ride.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

United Nations

Ban to travel to Haiti, Dominican Republic with focus on health, poverty reduction

The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti has partnered with Haitian Agencies to combat cholera by providing clean water.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Reader asks: Does 'pending government approval' mean I shouldn't booka

Reader asks: Does 'pending government approval' mean I shouldn't book this flight? This week's question comes from my favorite kind of traveler - the kind who reads the fine print.

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Hospitality Net

HVS, CHTA, CTO Announce Dates of 4th Caribbean Hospitality Investment ...

The 4th annual Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference and Operations Summit will be held Nov. 13-14, 2014 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and is co-hosted for the second consecutive year by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association , representing over 600 Caribbean hotels, the Caribbean Tourism Organization , ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Late holiday deals to Dominican Republic, Mexico, Turkey, Italy, France and UK

Seven nights all inclusive at the five star Breathless Resort in Punta Cana, Domincan Republic, from 899pp - including charter flights from Manchester Book by July 31 for selected travel dates in Sept/Oct and get free upgrade to a Pool View Junior Suite and 46% off room rate .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

The pilgrim experience: walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela

Depending on how fast you walk, you should allot four to six weeks to complete the Camino Frances, which is the nearly 500-mile path from St. Jean-Pied-de-Port, France, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Travel Q&A: When travel insurance makes sense

Q A San Diego reader booked tickets for a vacation in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, a Caribbean resort known for its beaches and golf courses.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Haiti leader vows action on documents for migrants

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe also said Haiti would reduce the cost of a passport from $80 to about $25, making it more affordable for migrants in the Dominican Republic who typically earn $5 a day or less.

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Examiner.com

Parents and babies pampered equally at Relais & Chateaux Eden Roc at Cap Cana

This is for parents with toddlers who want to take a dream vacation where they can enjoy adult activities without worrying about the kids.

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SBWire

Canadian Coffee Lovers Rejoice, Cafe Santo Domingo Is Now Available at Sobeys

Atlantic Canadians can now get their favorite Arabica coffee at every Sobeys in Eastern Canada.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Crofs Blogs

First case of chikungunya in The Bahamas

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is at least one reported case of the chikungunya virus in this country.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

French tourist becomes first person to contract Chikungunya in Costa Rica

July 7th, 2014 A French tourist has become the first confirmed case of a person contracting the Chikungunya virus in Costa Rica, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Fox News

Many Haitian migrants in Dominican Republic find they lack documents to get legal status

Thousands of Haitians have been lining up this summer at government offices in the Dominican Republic trying to take advantage of a rare chance to secure legal status in a country where they've long lived in the shadows.

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