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Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

October 20, 2014 | 11:31 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Oscar de la Renta at an exhibit on him at the William J Clinton Presidential Center last year By the Caribbean Journal staff The world is mourning a Caribbean legend after the death of Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who passed away on Monday night at the age of 82. The world-famous son of Santo Domingo was born to a Dominican mother and more...

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Gansevoort to Open Second Caribbean Hotel in December

October 20, 2014 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a rendering of the Gansevoort Playa Imbert By the Caribbean Journal staff Gansevoort Hotel Group will soon be opening its second property in the Caribbean region. The company announced that it would be opening the Gansevoort Playa Imbert on the north coast of the Dominican Republic on Dec. 15. The hotel will include 48 suites of one and two-bedroom more...

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Dominican Republic Delegation Makes Visit to Puerto Rico

October 19, 2014 | 5:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Dominican Republic Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to boost bilateral cooperation, the Dominican Republic has sent an official delegation to nearby Puerto Rico. The delegation's visit this week follows up on an agreement between Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina and Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro more...

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New York Governor Meets With Dominican Republic President

October 17, 2014 | 7:05 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo with Dominican President Danilo Medina in Santo Domingo (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo met Friday with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina as part of a Caribbean tour. The two were joined by Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo, Foreign Minister Andres more...

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Caribbean Art: Dominican Republic’s Alfredo Scaroina Making NYC Debut

October 14, 2014 | 11:06 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Untitled 2014  Acrylic, Oil, Oil Stick, Gesso, Paper, Dirt, Spray Paint, Fabric, Charcoal on Canvas  66" x 53" By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic-born artist Alfredo Scaroina will be making his New York City debut this month. Scaroina is launching his "Reclamation" exhibition at the UNIX Gallery in New York from Oct. 16 through Nov. more...

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Haiti, Dominican Republic to Lead Caribbean Growth in 2014, 2015

October 12, 2014 | 7:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What's the Caribbean island with the strongest economic growth? It's Hispaniola, home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which are projected to lead the Caribbean in economic growth over the next two years, according to the latest update of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Saona Island, Dominican Republic

October 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera Forteza, who sent in this snapshot of the village of Majo Juan on Saona Island in the Dominican Republic. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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Casa de Campo Taps New Director to Target Northeast Market

October 6, 2014 | 6:02 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Casa de Campo By the Caribbean Journal staff The 7,000-acre Casa de Camo resort in the Dominican Republic has named Tom Perlozzo its new director of northeast sales in the United States. In the new role, Perlozzo will focus on "driving, golf and other sport sales," according to the resort. "We are very excited to have Mr Perlozzo join our team as more...

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Delta Expanding Service to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

September 22, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Cap Cana in Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is significantly expanding its service to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced. The expansion, which will launch during the "high-demand season," will include new flights from Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis/St Paul and New York-JFK. Delta will be more...

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Punta Cana’s Paradisus Palma Real Planning $12 Million Renovation

September 19, 2014 | 10:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will be undertaking a $12 million renovation. The project, which is slated for completion in December 2014, will include a new "family concierge" concept and resort area, 42 new luxury suites, a new lounge, a more...

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