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March 20, 2007
  • Outstanding Dominican women
  • TACA links DR to Central and South America
  • Paulina Rubio and Diego Torres
  • Miss Dominican Republic
Outstanding Dominican women
Santo Domingo's Independence Park is the site for a photographic exhibition by Nicole Sanchez, produced by Giovanna Bonnelly, featuring outstanding contemporary Dominican women. "100 Shots, 100 Good News" is sponsored by MercaSID and presents women from all walks of life, the famous and some who many will recognize from everyday life encounters. Writer Julia Alvarez and Air Force pilot Marisol Chalas are there, as well as Johanna Castillo, host at the National Theater. The Independence Park square has become a Santo Domingo attraction, with constantly renewing exhibitions of photography art.
TACA links DR to Central and South America
TACA (Transportes Aereos del Continente Americano) is advertising promotional fares for its new Central America - Dominican Republic connection. As of 15 April, the Central American airline will be offering direct flights from San Jose, Costa Rica to Santo Domingo starting at US$239 plus taxes and airport charges. The airline expects passengers to use the TACA connection to fly to Central and South American destinations like Buenos Aires, Bogota, Lima, Santiago de Chile, La Paz, Caracas, Quito and Guayaquil. The airline is also targeting tourists who want to combine visits to the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica. TACA offers its Multidestinos deal that allows visits to two or more Central American destinations for attractive fares.
www.taca.com/mnst/newfrec/eng/frecsdq.asp
Paulina Rubio and Diego Torres
Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, popular with the young crowd, is booked at the Palacio de los Deportes in Santo Domingo for this Thursday, 29 March. Her "Amor, luz and sonido" concert will be followed by another young people's favorite, Diego Torres who is traveling to promote his new CD, "Andando." That concert is scheduled for Easter Week, on Saturday, 7 April in La Romana.
Miss Dominican Republic
The contest to select Miss Dominican Republic 2007 is scheduled for Thursday, 22 March at Hotel Renaissance Jaragua's Teatro La Fiesta. The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Miss DR beauty contest. Twenty contestants are seeking the right to represent the DR at the Miss Universe or Miss World events.
To view the contestants see http://antenalatina.antena-sin.com/miss.asp

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