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Parallel road to reduce Las Americas traffic accidents

The Ministry of Public Works is building a 16-kilometer side avenue from Juan Carlos Bridge to the tollbooth of Las Americas Highway. The highway leads to Las Americas International Airport and East Coast travel destinations. This new construction would convert Las Americas Expressway into a true expressway. The new road will have two lanes for …
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Los Corbanitos to be developed privately

President Hipólito Mejía authorized that CORDE, the state corporations enterprise, through the Banco de Reservas, begin negotiations to transfer Playa Los Corbanitos beach area in Bahía de las Calderas to the Fundación para el Desarrollo Banilejo, a southwestern development foundation. The promoters of the idea hope to convert the beach property into a southwestern option …
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Parallel road to reduce Las Americas traffic accidents

The Ministry of Public Works is building a 16-kilometer side avenue from Juan Carlos Bridge to the tollbooth of Las Americas Highway. The highway leads to Las Americas International Airport and East Coast travel destinations. This new construction would convert Las Americas Expressway into a true expressway. The new road will have two lanes for …
2000 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Los Corbanitos to be developed privately

President Hipólito Mejía authorized that CORDE, the state corporations enterprise, through the Banco de Reservas, begin negotiations to transfer Playa Los Corbanitos beach area in Bahía de las Calderas to the Fundación para el Desarrollo Banilejo, a southwestern development foundation. The promoters of the idea hope to convert the beach property into a southwestern option …
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Name of Peña Gómez soon to be added to name of airport

The Chamber of Deputies voted in favor of adding the name of the late PRD leader José Francisco Peña Gómez to that of the leading airport of the nation. Santo Domingo’s international airport will be known as Aeropuerto Internacional de las Américas Dr. José Francisco Peña Gómez once President Hipólito Mejía signs the bill. When …
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Winners of the Sancocho Festival

The winners of the First Sancocho Festival held to honor the national dish, a stew, are the following: Sancocho de Habichuelas (beans), Hotel Cacao Beach, Las Terrenas. Sancocho de Guandules (guandules), Restaurante La Piedra, Barahona Sancocho de Siete Carnes (seven meats): Hotel Puerto Plata Village. The organizers of the event, invite all to the "Soncocho," …
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Winners of the Sancocho Festival

The winners of the First Sancocho Festival held to honor the national dish, a stew, are the following: Sancocho de Habichuelas (beans), Hotel Cacao Beach, Las Terrenas. Sancocho de Guandules (guandules), Restaurante La Piedra, Barahona Sancocho de Siete Carnes (seven meats): Hotel Puerto Plata Village. The organizers of the event, invite all to the "Soncocho," …
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Name of Peña Gómez soon to be added to name of airport

The Chamber of Deputies voted in favor of adding the name of the late PRD leader José Francisco Peña Gómez to that of the leading airport of the nation. Santo Domingo’s international airport will be known as Aeropuerto Internacional de las Américas Dr. José Francisco Peña Gómez once President Hipólito Mejía signs the bill. When …