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Butterflies at the Botanical Gardens

The Santo Domingo Botanical Gardens, a must for all visitors to the city, have announced the opening of a new Butterfly Garden. The project is run by the Butterfly Garden Foundation, directed by Francina Lama de Barletta. Its construction was supervised by architect Henry Pimentel, working with support from the Bonao Cooperative. Botanical Gardens director …
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Ocean World Casino temporarily closed

Ocean World has announced the temporary shutdown of its casino following the termination of the administration agreement that was previously arranged with Integrity Gaming Dominicana IGD, S.R.L. This termination occurred after an arbitration tribunal ordered it in response to a legal claim made by Ocean World, S.A. and also ordered Integrity Gaming Dominicana IGD, S.R.L. …
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Argentinean Airlines announces new flight to Punta Cana

Argentinean Airlines (AA) is ready to begin new flights to the Dominican Republic in January. The airline says that starting on 3 January 2015 it will start flights to Punta Cana International Airport with a stopover in Caracas, Venezuela. The airline will be using 737-800 Boeings, with capacity for 170 passengers. The Punta Cana flight …
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Victor Estrella to promote travel to the DR

The Ministry of Tourism will be sponsoring the DR’s best tennis player ever, Victor Estrella (ranked 65th by the Association of Tennis Professionals) in his travels around the world playing the 100 top-ranked players. The Ministry will provide US$100,000 in funding from October through December 2015. 2014 has been Estrella’s best year yet, with his …