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September 24, 2013

How Do Developing Countries Compare to the US in Tobacco Consumption?

As to whether developing countries smoke more or less than the USA, surveys have consistently concluded that smoking in the USA has peaked is and now declining while in the developing world, smoking prevalence is on its way up. In both the developing and the developed world smoking is ordinarily five times higher among men - Read More -

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July 30, 2013

4 Greatest Baseball Players from the Dominican Republic

Manny Ramirez is a Dominican-American professional designated hitter and a baseball outfielder. He was born in May 1972. He previously played baseball in Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. during his career, he became to be known as a player of great power - Read More -

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July 26, 2013

Quick History of the Dominican Republic

Like the rhyme we heard as a kid, in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Columbus sailed right to where the Dominican Republic now stands, on the island of Hispaniola. In 1496, Bartholomew Columbus came over and set up the first Spanish colony of Santo Domingo, which became the capital of all of the Spanish - Read More -

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July 26, 2013

Short Biography of Danilo Medina

Danilo Medina Sánchez is the Dominican Republic president since August, 2012 and a member of the ruling party, the Dominican Liberation Party (DLP). The party has formed government since 2004. Early life Danilo was born on November 10, 1951, at Arroyo Cano in the San Juan Province, the Dominican Republic. His father, Jaun Pablo Medina, - Read More -

July 26, 2013

What is Merengue Music?

Merengue music is a type of music derived from the Dominican Republic. The Merengue was first mentioned in 1854 and was publicized by Rafael Trujillo, the 38th and 39th president of the Dominican Republic. Rafael Trujillo is know for his dictatorship from 1930 to 1961 and his reign is considered one of the bloodiest in - Read More -

July 26, 2013

Places to Visit in the Dominican Republic

Just a quick question: Have you been dreaming of visiting Dominican Republic? Probably, you would answer a resounding yes. Dominican Republic is indeed one of the most popular and finest tourist destinations among Caribbean countries. Apart from the sunny weather, the place is considered one of the mostly visited tourist destinations in the region as - Read More -

July 26, 2013

HIV and AIDS in the Dominican Republic

The epidemic of HIV and AIDS has hit the Dominican Republic, just as it has hit most other areas of the world. Thankfully, with new laws and a widespread awareness of this disease, the number of people who have or have died from HIV/AIDS has significantly dropped.   On June 7th 2011, the president of - Read More -