The students of Oak Knoll went to Dominican Republic's poorest regions to wash the kid's feet and take part in other traditional activities. 16 upper school students visited Dominican Republic in March for the for the 4th annual tour with Holy Child missionary in Santo Domingo.
This year's visit was very special as the students were fell in by Sr. Gloria Okuh who conducted her teaching at the Oak Knoll this year. Sr. Gloria relished working with the students of Oak Knoll that she wanted to be a part of their them on the annual mission tour.
In April, 8 grade students from Beverly's Glen Urquhart School will go to the Dominican Republic to do their part to curb the extensive troubles of hunger and identity documentation in that country. As part of Eighth Grade Work Week, the GUS school kids will spend a week in Dominican Republic serving their counterparts in Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos that translates from Spanish to their little brothers and sisters. Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos is a charitable group which serves abandoned and orphaned kids in Latin and South America.
On Tuesday, President Danilo Medina payoff a major step toward his earlier stated target of ten million tourists coming to Dominican Republic in a single year. Recently he welcomed two Chinese families by asking them to come at the National Palace. The 2 Chinese families came in the country for a holiday holiday.
Francisco Javier Garcia, the tourism minister of the country told that the visit is part of tourism department’s campaign to change the Dominican Republic in one of the most wanted destinations for the people of China.
The Dominican Republic finally took part in the group of the countries participated in the highly prestigious beauty contest with the addition of Miss Dominican Nature. Dominican Republic will also participate in the much awaited International Tourism Film Festival.
This final announcement was made by none other than Dr. Garis Silega, who is also the president of this organization. He is someone who will be responsible for staging both the events together in New York City starting from December 4, 2013 and will continue till December 7, 2013.
World’s leading travel publisher Lonely Planet has listed Dominican Republic as one of their top ten countries for next year. Each year, Lonely Planet gathers inputs from its stuffs, their online community and travelers and after that an in-house panel makes a final list.
They select the top – 10 countries on off-the-beaten-track credibility, culture, adventures, diverse activities and on overall judgment. This year Lonely Planet added Dominican Republic in their top ten list.
Dominican Republic has become one of the most sought after travel destination and when we talk about Dominican Republic, we must not forget the beer that represent this country and that is the Presidente Beer.
For over seventy years, this liquor has been a source for great pride and as well as the choice of the people of this country. It is quite shocking that a beer can evoke this kind of emotion. Just utter ‘Una Fria’ and a bottle of beer will be ready for you.
Unpaid workers from Petaluma serve to smash the history of distrust between the Haitians and the Dominicans and they also provide a scope to women to earn working from their home. Now the sisterhood appears powerful as they bond over both small and large things.
All worries and tensions goes away in Dominican Republic as you experience the laidback, friendly atmosphere which permeates the Caribbean islands located near 800 miles away south to Miami, US. Sunlit calm beaches, tingling music of Dominican Merengue and Bachata, thrilling water sports, breathtaking mountains and beautiful coastline make it a stress free and memorable vacation place.
The national basketball team of Dominican Republic and the well known John Calipari moved forward to their Olympic goals on Tuesday by achieving 95-85 winning points over South Korea in the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2012. The tournament was held in Caracas, Venezuala.
Once Sir Winston Churchill told that "a polo handicap is your passport to the world," Now, the Polo Club of Santa Barbara will see that as Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism supporters the 1st yearly Rubirosa Ambassador Polo Cup on 10th June on Sunday. The festival observes Dominican Republic's fabled roots in polo, awards Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican Diplomat and encourages the lavish island country as a place offering sophisticated equestrian tourism, celebrity, luxury and resorts.