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FIFA president visits

President Hipólito Mejía received Joseph Blatter, president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) at the National Palace yesterday. With Blatter were Jack Warner, president of the Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation (CONCACAF) since 1990, Michel Platini, known as the best French soccer player ever, and Jerome Champagna. Minister of Sports Cesar Cedeño …
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Ball players versus merengue band leaders

The Manny Mota Golf Celebrity Classic starts tomorrow, Thursday, 30 November at 7 pm at the Quisqueya Ballpark. A benefit for social programs carried out by the Manny Mota Foundation, the event features a softball game and a salsa concert. The announced participants this year are: Vladimir Guerrero, Juan Marichal, José Canseco, Preston Wilson, Deivi …
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Aerodom proposes construction of new airport

Aerodom, the company that won the tender for the operation of the Arroyo Barril (Samana), María Montez (Barahona), Las Americas (Santo Domingo) and Gregorio Luperón (Puerto Plata) airports now has changed its mind. They are proposing to use the Arroyo Barril facility only for domestic operations. Instead of expanding that terminal, they propose to build …
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Aerodom proposes construction of new airport

Aerodom, the company that won the tender for the operation of the Arroyo Barril (Samana), María Montez (Barahona), Las Americas (Santo Domingo) and Gregorio Luperón (Puerto Plata) airports now has changed its mind. They are proposing to use the Arroyo Barril facility only for domestic operations. Instead of expanding that terminal, they propose to build …
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President honors baseball players

On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first professional ball tournament in the DR, President Hipólito Mejía honored famous Dominican baseball players by appointing them honorary ambassadors and decorating them with the Order of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (grado de Caballero). The event took place at the Salón de Embajadores of the National Place. …
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Commemorating the bravery of three sisters

This Saturday, 25 November, on occasion of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the legendary three Dominican Mirabal sisters will be honored. Dominican-American best-selling writer, Julia Alvarez, in her book "In the Time of the Butterflies" immortalized for the world the story of Patria (36 years), Minerva (35 years) …
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President honors baseball players

On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first professional ball tournament in the DR, President Hipólito Mejía honored famous Dominican baseball players by appointing them honorary ambassadors and decorating them with the Order of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (grado de Caballero). The event took place at the Salón de Embajadores of the National Place. …