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Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:29:00 GMT
Dominican Republic: Pineapple exports to be promoted  -  FreshPlaza
Dominican pineapple is mainly sold in the domestic market, but it is also exported to the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe, especially to Spain, Italy, France, and the Netherlands. In addition, The Dominican Republic exports about 500 metric ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:03:50 GMT

Romo 60th Anniversary  -  STLtoday.com
Ray Romo and Frances Matthews were married Sept. 15, 1956, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Louis. The Kirkwood residents celebrated at Kemoll's Fine Dining Restaurant, then vacationed in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The party was given by ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:29:13 GMT
Junot Díaz speaks on race and own experiences  -  The Bowdoin Orient
“Whether I'm talking about [the Dominican Republic] or the U.S., we're talking about societies that are so deeply embedded in neoliberal regimes that similarities begin to emerge almost unlooked for,” Díaz said. He focused on citizenship as an ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 09:26:44 GMT
Baseball roster  -  The Boston Globe
58, Fernando Abad, 6-1, 220, 30, La Romana, Dominican Republic, L/L. 68, Matt Barnes, 6-4, 210, 26, Danbury, Conn. R/R. 11, Clay Buchholz, 6-3, 190, 32, Nederland, Texas, L/R. 51, Roenis Elías, 6-1, 204, 28, Guantanamo, Cuba, L/L. 37, Heath Hembree ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:43:53 GMT

In Dominican Republic Court rejects Frenchman's drugs appeal  -  Pulse Nigeria
A court in the Dominican Republic upheld a 20-year prison sentence Thursday for a Frenchman convicted of brokering a 2013 plot to smuggle a planeload of cocaine into France. The judges threw out the appeal lodged by Alain Castany, one of four ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:10:40 GMT
Latin American central banks look to SWIFT for financial crime compliance  -  IBS Intelligence (blog) (subscription)
The central banks of Belize, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti and Paraguay have implemented SWIFT's financial crime compliance solutions, including KYC Registry and Sanctions Screening. Some have also endorsed the ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:40:17 GMT
Compassion Experience illustrates poverty situations  -  Abbotsford News
One child lives in Ethiopia; the other in the Dominican Republic. Each child's story starts in hardship but ends in hope. The free event includes 1,700 square feet of exhibit space, featuring replicas of the children's homes and environments. “The ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:31:37 GMT
Dominican court upholds drug sentence against French man  -  New Zealand Herald
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) " An appeals court in the Dominican Republic has upheld a 20-year sentence for a French man found guilty of trafficking 1,543 pounds (700 kilograms) of cocaine. Thursday's ruling against Alain Castany is the last ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:15:49 GMT
Bahamas fires warning shots, detains Dominican fishermen  -  New Zealand Herald
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) " The Royal Bahamas Defense Force says one of its ships fired warning shots to stop two fishing boats from the Dominican Republic suspected of poaching in the south of the island chain and then detained their crews. A Defense ...
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 02:12:39 GMT
Sunwing Increases Flights to Puerto Plata from Saskatoon  -  AviationPros.com
Sunwing is adding flights to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic from Saskatoon this coming winter season, scheduled to operate on Thursdays between Dec. 15, and March 30, inclusive. This latest addition to the travel company's line up of sunshine ...