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  1. How did they know it was aRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BlogHer

    ... interest was piqued and I started scouring articles to find out more. He had founded an orphanage in the Dominican Republic. No details. So I found another article , it was the Casa del Nino Orphanage in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Ultimately, I ...


  2. Commentary: Extremism in the Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Jean H Charles The big Caribbean tour bus left the bucolic village of Petionville in Haiti towards Santo Domingo, some one hour late; the custom border's papers must be filled and put in proper order before departure. It took another hour to meander into the crowded streets of Port au Prince until we get into the main international highway leading to the Dominican Republic.


  3. Nicki Minaj and MYXclusive stage Moscato mania 'Spin the Bottle' sweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    ... trips for two to the exotic Barcelo Hotels and Resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Additional prizes, including Beats Pillsa in Nicki Minaj pink and music download cards will be awarded throughout the promotion. The ...


  4. Photo Call: No Me Diga! Meet the Cast of the Dominican...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Playbill

    A Spanish-language production of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights , which brings to life the characters of New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood, will premiere in November at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Santo Domingo. Featuring a Tony-nominated book by Quiara AlegriI a Hudes and a Tony-winning score by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the pop and hip-hop musical tells the story of a bodega owner from the Dominican Republic chasing the American Dream in New York City.


  5. Dwelling: A Tribute to Oscar De La Renta's Design Genius, via 1974 VogueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Curbed

    Oscar de la Renta, the international fashion designer whose romantic, glamorous clothing has draped the figures of important women from Jackie Kennedy to Lupita Nyong'o, from Michelle Obama to Amal Alamuddin-Clooney , died Monday at 82 after a long battle with cancer. Born in 1932 in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, de la Renta was the youngest of seven children, and the only boy in his family.


  6. 10 things you didn't know about Oscar de la RentaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Post

    The early days: Oscar de la Renta does a debutante dress fitting for Beatrice Lodge, daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Spain, in 1956. At 19, Dominican Republic-born de la Renta left his home in Santo Domingo to study art at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid.


  7. Oscar de la Renta mourned in native Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Designer Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear. The death of the style icon Monday at his home in Connecticut came as Dominican designers, some mentored and inspired by de la Renta, gathered in the capital for their country's Fashion Week, for which he provided advice over the years and where he showed off designs in 2010.


  8. Baseball Insider: Scouting Cuban OF Yasmany Tomas & who will sign him?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... as quickly as possible. Plus, people around the game took note when GM Ruben Amaro Jr. flew to the Dominican Republic to personally scout Tomas. Multiple executives with teams interested in Tomas say that, if he were a free agent, he would be a $15 ...


  9. Polish priest charged with abusing minorsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... parish priest has been formally charged in his native country with sexually molesting minors in both the Dominican Republic and Poland. A spokesman for prosecutors in Warsaw, Przemyslaw Nowak, said the priest, whom he identified as Wojciech G., has ...


  10. Ventura will be first Royals rookie to start in SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... I have throughout the season. Remain calm and treat it like any other game." Ventura, a native of Samana, Dominican Republic, takes his cues from his idol, fellow Dominican Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner and key member of the ...


  11. Students get taste of Hispanic heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Wearing a traditional dress from the Dominican Republic, Margarita Hortencia Martinez Soto recently gave students at the Robeson Early College High School a true taste of Hispanic heritage. Soto joined with other students to spotlight various countries and customs from Hispanic communities across Latin America.


  12. This is What Happens When Ricky Martin's Hits Get an Indie SpinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Global Voices Online

    ... and performer HA ctor "Stonetape" HernA ndez. Our adopted Puerto Rican friends from Santiago, Dominican Republic, Las Acevedo, took on the task of unearthing "She Bangs" from its deep grave dug years earlier by William Hung on American Idol . ...


  13. Just Engaged: Jamila and Chris' Engagement StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Essence Magazine

    ... is good! Best vacation you ever shared? The best vacation we've taken together so far is to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This was our first destination vacation together and we were able to experience this adventure with my sister and ...


  14. World pays tribute to DR designer Oscar de la RentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bajan Reporter

    Oscar de la Renta , who put the Dominican Republic on the international fashion map, died yesterday, Monday 20 October 2014 in his rural estate in Kent, Connecticut. He was 82 years old.


  15. Top Ten: Oscar at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... became a champion for the curvy female shape, similar to those he had seen growing up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In what can only be described as an Almodvar-ian experience, he spoke many times of how he grew up in a matriarchy, " I was ...


  16. From Anna to Oscar, with loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... would ask the concierge to dinner rather than dine alone." She recalled glorious times in Punta Cana, his Dominican Republic estate, "always dancing, always singing, taking the kids out to swim with the dolphins when they were little, always happy ...


  17. Astorino and Cuomo Court New York's Latino VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    ... Now facing re-election and eager to prove he is not taking the Latino vote for granted, Cuomo visited the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico last week. This past Sunday, Cuomo held a rally with Latino supporters in the Bronx. "Going to the Dominican ...


  18. UPDATE 1-Dominican Republic mourns death of fashion icon Oscar de la RentaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... to de la Renta, who died at his home in Connecticut, saying the designer had "raised up the name of the Dominican Republic." "The international fashion (world) and all the Dominican Republic is in mourning. We lost the great Oscar de la Renta," ...


  19. Julio Iglesias And Anna Wintour Honor Oscar De La RentaRead the original story

    Tuesday | WENN Blog

    ... message, the Spaniard, who owned a neighboring vacation home to de la Renta's Punta Cana retreat in the Dominican Republic, wrote, "Now who's going to tell me about the nice things in life, who will give me advice? "I imagine you've taken with you ...


  20. UPDATE 1-Dominican Republic joins entry ban for Ebola-affected countriesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    The Dominican Republic joined other countries in banning entry to foreigners who have visited Ebola-affected countries in the last 30 days, the country's Ministry of Public Health announced on Tuesday. The Caribbean country joined several other states in the Americas, including Colombia, Jamaica, and St. Lucia, to issue travel bans.