Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

First thoughts on Santo Domingo

During my first week in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic I have seen historic buildings/monuments, watched baseball in a corner store with locals, enjoyed a mini-concert with old ruins in the background and went for some early morning jogs along the … Continue reading

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Tourism in the Dominican Republic

My experience in the Dominican Republic has been largely based in Santo Domingo. I live and work in the zona colonial where the history and beauty play host to the many tourists who make it to this part of the … Continue reading

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Bichos be cray

The most common question I have been asked by my friends is: “are a lot of people scared of getting Zika? The short answer is no, not at all. Quick Facts about Zika (1): The name ‘Zika’ comes from the … Continue reading

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Video: World AIDS Day 2013 – Dominican Republic

This video, featuring interviews with a CVC/COIN Youth Project Coordinator, a National Representative from UNAIDS, and a youth living with HIV in Santo Domingo, addresses the state of the HIV epidemic in the Dominican Republic and the importance of World … Continue reading

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