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Hurricane Matthew: Category 3 storm headed through Florida

As of 2 a.m. this morning, Hurricane Matthew has downgraded to a Category 3 storm with top winds sustained at 120 mph. As one of the most dangerous hurricanes to hit Florida since 2004, President Obama declared a state of emergency, while Florida Governor Rick Scott advised everyone to evacuate. So far everyone living on the coast of Florida, Georgia […]

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Huracán Matthew: Tormenta categoría 3 cerca de las costas de Florida

A partir de las 2 a.m., el huracán Matthew ha bajado a tormenta de categoría 3, con vientos máximos sostenidos a 120 mph. Como uno de los huracanes más peligrosos en llegar a la Florida desde 2004, el presidente Obama declaró estado de emergencia, mientras que el gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott, aconseja a todos a evacuar. […]

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Hurricane Matthew is now Far Away: All You Need to Know at this point

Hurricane Matthew is one of the most dangerous hurricanes that we have come across for the last couple of years. There have been numerous reported deaths, and thousands have been evacuated. As predicted, the large mountainous islands caused Matthew to weaken on Tuesday night going down to a Category 3 hurricane, but it is gaining strength.

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Hurricane Matthew: What Has Happened and What To Expect

According to the World Meteorological Organization, the 2016 hurricane season in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean runs from June 1st through November 30th. Hurricane Matthew is the 13th hurricane to have formed this season, and since its announcement last week has had everyone on the edge of their seats charting its course. Just recently we’ve been able to […]

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“The True Cost”: A Movie about Fashion’s Impact on the World

Not long ago, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) held its sixth edition in the country, this year under the theme “Yo soy sostenible” (I am sustainable). Many films were presented in an effort to bring awareness to environmental changes and harmful industry practices within countries around the world, and included issues on public policies, clean […]

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Did you know Orders for Take-out should not be charged 10% tip according to Proconsumidor?

On Sundays it’s normally a day to relax and spend time with family going out for afternoon fun or staying at home with a good movie. Many times you don’t want to take time out of your day to cook, so naturally you call for take-out! Have you sat down and checked the receipt, though? Did you ever notice an additional 10% there […]

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Raises in toll fees affect travel between La Romana, Punta Cana and Santo Domingo

Who doesn’t love road trips? We sure do! Gathering your friends or family together, packing into the car, and driving off to a new destination is incredible. While on the road you get to meet new places and create lots of fun memories, you may also encounter various toll booths along the way. For those who might not […]

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Dominican Baseball season will soon begin! Support our Toros del Este!

It’s time to take out your orange outfits and get ready to cheer for our local baseball team, the Toros del Este! The Dominican Winter Baseball Season 2016-2017 is just around the corner. This championship will start officially on Thursday, October 20th with the first game being in Santiago, but the very next day on Friday, […]

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Art Chavón’s 2016 digital catalog is now available!

The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation has just released the Art Chavón 2016 digital catalog, complete with an array of art work by current students, graduates, and Davidoff Artists in Residence! The catalog serves as an excellent way to view the complete collection that was on display in July at the School of Design’s […]

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Guzman Ariza releases a new book: A Legal Guide to Investing in the Dominican Republic

Guzmán Ariza law firm launched a new book: A Legal Guide to Investing in the Dominican Republic written by Fabio J. Guzmán Ariza, managing partner of the firm. This guide contains general information about the country, opportunities and legal issues useful to investors in the Dominican Republic.