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News Dominican Republic » Duarte: How Our Lady of Altagracia became the (unofficial) patroness of the Dominican Republic

News channel or source: https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2018/01/19/how-our-lady-altagracia-became-unofficial-patroness-dominican-republic
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

though Our Lady of Mercy was declared the patroness of the Dominican Republic the same year. “Some believe Juan Pablo Duarte [a founding father of the Dominican Republic] took the colors of our flag from Our Lady of Altagracia, but that is unlikely ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Brewery funds accident hotspots study

News channel or source: https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2018/01/19/brewery-funds-accident-hotspots-study/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The CND will make an initial contribution of US$100,000 towards the implementation of the project, as part of its commitment to supporting sustainable development work, including improving road safety in the Dominican Republic. The agreement was signed at ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Dominican Republic Independence Day 2017: History, Facts And Recipes To Celebrate The Island Nation

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/dominican-republic-independence-day-2017-history-facts-recipes-celebrate-island-2497575
Publication date: Saturday 25 February 2017

The Dominican Republic gained independence after Juan Pablo Duarte organized a war against the Haitian occupation. Duarte is still honored each Independence Day, as are the other founding fathers: Ramon Matias Mella and Francisco del Rosario Sanchez.

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Holness, Dominican Republic president conferred with national honours

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/holness-dominican-republic-president-conferred-with-national-honours_118396?profile=1373
Publication date: uesday 28 November 2017

The Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella) is the principal order of the Dominican Republic. The order is divided into seven grades, with the Grand Cross with Gold Breast Star awarded to foreign chiefs ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Happy Birthday, Dominican Republic! Love, Union City

News channel or source: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016/02/happy_birthday_dominican_republic_love_union_city.html
Publication date: hursday 25 February 2016

UNION CITY -- On Feb. 27, 1844, Juan Pablo Duarte and fellow founders of the Dominican Republic declared independence from Haiti, dividing the Caribbean Island now known as Hispaniola into the two nations that occupy it to this day. The following November ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Dominican Republic: life outside the playground

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/caribbean/dominican-republic/articles/Dominican-Republic-life-outside-the-playground/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2012

For while it's true that this image of a cheap and cheerful Caribbean playground is the one that most holidaymakers associate with the Dominican Republic, this is also a country that contains the highest mountain in the Caribbean, the 10,164ft Pico Duarte ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Life's a beach – and more – in the Dominican Republic

News channel or source: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/travel/lifes-a-beach-and-more-in-the-dominican-republic-20171222.html
Publication date: Friday 22 December 2017

So 20 years ago he founded the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival ... including its time as a prison where D.R. founding father Juan Pablo Duarte was once held. Aside from the idyllic beaches that drew Sancassani in all those years ago, Sosúa boasts ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Exhibit tells story of immigrants from Dominican Republic

News channel or source: http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Exhibit-tells-story-of-immigrants-from-Dominican-99628.php
Publication date: Friday 26 December 2008

NEW YORK -- A statue of Juan Pablo Duarte, the founding father of the Dominican Republic, stands at Avenue of the Americas and Canal Street in Manhattan thanks to the effort of immigrants like Juan Paulino. The story of Paulino, who came from the Dominican ...

News Dominican Republic » Duarte: Rugby Cup: Bahamas Routs Dominican Republic 42-5

News channel or source: http://www.tribune242.com/news/2017/jun/06/rugby-cup-bahamas-routs-dominican-republic-42-5/
Publication date: onday 05 June 2017

The team scored a 42-5 win over the Dominican Republic at the Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, on June 3. The win secured the second spot in the Rugby Americas North – North Cup for the Bahamas. Both teams lost ...