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  1. Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resortsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... Haiti's version of Punta Cana, a major resort town carved out of a fishing village in the neighboring Dominican Republic in the 1970s. Grupo PuntaCana, which operates the Dominican resort, has assisted Haiti with developing its plans. The $266 ...

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  2. Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... ome Haiti's version of Punta Cana, a major resort town carved out of a fishing village in the neighboring Dominican Republic in the 1970s. Grupo PuntaCana, which operates the Dominican resort, has assisted Haiti with developing its

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  3. Thousands attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican burialRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Arab Times

    SOSUA, Dominican Republic, Oct 29, : Several St Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for Tuesday's burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. Some people clutched pictures of Taveras as they walked behind his coffin and entered the municipal cemetery in the town of Sosua.

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  4. DeWitt Clinton grad Juan Perez shaken over the loss of Oscar TaverasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    DeWitt Clinton high school grad Juan Perez should be having the time of his life playing in the 2014 World Series as a member of the San Francisco Giants , but his world was shook on Sunday evening when he learned of the passing of his Dominican Winter League teammate Oscar Taveras . The 22-year-old St. Louis Cardinals prospect was killed in a car accident in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic on October 26, 2014, and Perez had to handle the news prior to the start of Game Five of the World Series.

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  5. Grammy Award winning musicians to perform at Dominican Republic Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Grammy Award winning musicians will perform at the 18th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival on the north coast of the island, in the towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete. Latin jazz drummer Ignacio Berroa, originally from Cuba, will perform on Saturday, November 7 in Sosua.

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  6. Canseco shoots himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for the burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. The crowd had started at a nearby church in the town of ...

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  7. Austin Film Festival: Beast of CardoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... a taxi, and she does not look happy. A grad student in New York, she's returning to Cardo, a town in the Dominican Republic where she grew up. It is the Christmas season, so perhaps she's returning for the holidays, but the reason is never ...

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  8. Royals' Ventura pays tribute to Oscar Taveras with gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... who Ventura got to know about three years ago in the minors, was killed Sunday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. The cause is still under investigation. "I'm grieving," Ventura said through a translator, "and I want to send my best thoughts ...

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  9. Elias Diaz Should Start 2015 With The Pittsburgh PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rant Sports

    ... being a first-round draft pick. This is where Diaz comes in. Diaz was signed by the Pirates out of the Dominican Republic and has always been seen as a strong defensive catcher. But this season in Double-A Altoona, he hit well above average with a ...

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  10. Jose Canseco shoots himself in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for the burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. The crowd had started at a nearby church in the town of ...

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  11. St Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras funeral sees thousands...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Several St Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for Tuesday's burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. Some people clutched pictures of Taveras as they walked behind his coffin and entered the municipal cemetery in the town of Sosua.

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  12. 11 eye-popping bars from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    ... country. As such, the museum's bar is inspired by his otherworldly designs. Imagine Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic takes the drinking experience underground. More of a club than a straightforward bar, the space hosts concerts, raves and ...

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  13. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Features Four Great Attractions Found in the Dominican RepublicRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club is highlighting four fantastic attractions that vacation planners heading to the Dominican Republic this fall will not want to miss out on. PRLog - Oct. 29, 2014 - PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic -- The Dominican Republic is a nation saturated in history, and Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club knows that some travelers heading to the region will want to explore the region's rich heritage.

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  14. Moment of silence for Taveras before World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCTV5

    There was a moment of silence before Game 6 of the World Series to honor Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who died in an automobile accident last weekend in the Dominican Republic. The 22-year-old Taveras, who made his big league debut this season, was buried earlier Tuesday in a funeral attended by Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and general manager John Mozeliak.

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  15. Royals' Ventura pays tribute to friend with gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WQXI-AM Atlanta

    ... who Ventura got to know about three years ago in the minors, was killed Sunday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. The cause is still under investigation. "I'm grieving," Ventura said through a translator, "and I want to send my best thoughts ...

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  16. Sports digest: Jose Canseco shoots himself in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for the burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. The crowd had started at a nearby church in the town of ...

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  17. Royals notebook: Game 7 starter Guthrie eyeing finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... Kile on his hat. Taveras, an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, died in a car accident Sunday in the Dominican Republic. A moment of silence was observed prior to first pitch Tuesday. The procedure, which the team called "minor" in a news ...

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  18. Thousands attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A photo St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Oscar Taveras stands on top of the coffin containing his body during his funeral in Sosua, Dominican Republic, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Taveras died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

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  19. Sanchez slated for winter action in DominicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... However, general manager Neal Huntington confirmed on Tuesday that Sanchez would be departing for the Dominican Republic in a couple of weeks to prepare to compete for the Pirates' catching job -- if attempts to retain free-agent veteran Russell ...

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  20. Club Med to open circus schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    ... chain will find the Club Med CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil concept at the group's resort in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic). Under the supervision of performance artists trained by Cirque du Soleil, aspiring performers will try out various acrobatic ...

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