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Colonial monuments to become entertainment centers

Minister of Tourism Felix Jiménez said that the private sector will soon operate concessions at many principal national monuments, including the Fortaleza Ozama, the San Francisco Ruins, the Nicolas de Bari Hospital in Santo Domingo, and the San Felipe Fort in Puerto Plata. He said the government is studying offers made by six companies that …
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Samana project to restart

Promoter Juan Francisco Bancalari Brugal said that the largest tourism development ever to be underway in the northeastern province of Samana will recommence construction this month. The RD$4,000 million project was suspended when constructors were accused of causing environmental damage. The project calls for the construction of 1,500 hotel rooms, a marina, a dock, an …
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American Ballet Theater in Santo Domingo

A select troupe from The American Ballet Theater has scheduled presentations on the 14th and 15th of January at the National Theater and the Gran Teatro del Cibao in a benefit for the state cancer institute, the Instituto Oncológico. Irina Dvorenko, Carmen Corella, Marcelo Gómez, Maxim Belotserkovsky, Giuseppe Picone Yan Chen and Angel Corella have …
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Samana project to restart

Promoter Juan Francisco Bancalari Brugal said that the largest tourism development ever to be underway in the northeastern province of Samana will recommence construction this month. The RD$4,000 million project was suspended when constructors were accused of causing environmental damage. The project calls for the construction of 1,500 hotel rooms, a marina, a dock, an …