Santo Domingo

What is Santo Domingo known for?


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–129 Even the church and military institutions are employed to give women to the tyrant for pleasure. - 1822 9 February Boyer arrives in Santo Domingo and declares control over the entire island of Hispaniola - Other wins *August 2003: Men's Singles, Silver medal, Pan American Games (2003 Pan American Games), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic *August 2003: Men's Doubles, Silver medal, Pan American Games (2003 Pan American Games), Santo Domingo

, Dominican Republic *August 2003: Men's Singles, Silver medal, Pan American Games (2003 Pan American Games), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic *August 2003: Men's Doubles, Silver medal, Pan American Games (2003 Pan American Games), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Eponymy Fuchs' name is preserved by the plant ''Fuchsia'', discovered on Santo Domingo in the Caribbean in 1696 97 by the French scientist Dom Charles Plumier, who published the first


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was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize by his admirers, but the committee declined the suggestion. When he received (or summoned) a visitor, his four bodyguards would have submachine guns trained upon the "guest" during the meeting. Block 1941 (#refBlock1941), p. 672 . DATE OF DEATH May 30, 1961 PLACE OF DEATH Ciudad Trujillo (Santo Domingo), Dominican Republic In the Biblioteca Columbina, they are forced to decipher Columbus's private notes hand-written in a secret, unknown code by means of the Woodchuck Guidebook, to find out Columbus had the library moved to Santo Domingo in 1498, far from the reach of the Medici and the Spanish King, but Ferdinand II of Aragon soon found out and had Columbus put into chains. * British Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games) held in Christchurch, New Zealand * Central American and Caribbean Games (1974 Central American and Caribbean Games) held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic * International Olympic Committee choose Moscow to host the 1980 Summer Olympics ceased 1999 (inactive since 1995) headquarters Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic key_people *Puerto Plata (Puerto Plata (city)) - Gregorio Luperón International Airport *Santo Domingo - Las Américas International Airport '''(hub)''' *On 11 January 1948, a Dominicana Douglas C-47 Skytrain (registered (aircraft registration) HI-6) crashed into a mountain near Yamasá in bad weather conditions, killing all 30 passengers and two crew members on board, amongst them the baseball team of B.B.C Santiago. The aircraft had been on a scheduled flight from Barahona (Barahona (city)) to Santiago de los Caballeros. Dominicana 1948 crash at the Aviation Safety Network *On 17 July 1958 at 10:16 UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), a Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo aircraft (registered HI-16) operating '''Dominicana Flight 402''' from Ciudad Trujillo (today's Santo Domingo) to Miami crashed shortly after take-off due to an engine problem, killing the two pilots on board. 1958 Dominicana crash at the Aviation Safety Network *On 23 June 1969 at 15:42 local time, a Dominicana Aviation Traders Carvair cargo aircraft (registered HI-168), which was operating '''Flight 401''' from Miami to Santo Domingo, crashed shortly after take-off from Miami International Airport, killing all four persons on board, as well as six people on the ground. The aircraft had suffered an engine failure during take-off run, on which the pilots were not able to react accordingly. Dominicana Flight 402 at the Aviation Safety Network Flight 401 Official NTSB Accident Report *On 23 June 1969 at 15:42 local time, a Dominicana Aviation Traders Carvair cargo aircraft (registered HI-168), which was operating '''Flight 401''' from Miami to Santo Domingo, crashed shortly after take-off from Miami International Airport, killing all four persons on board, as well as six people on the ground. The aircraft had suffered an engine failure during take-off run, on which the pilots were not able to react accordingly. Dominicana Flight 402 at the Aviation Safety Network Flight 401 Official NTSB Accident Report *On 15 February 1970 at approximately 18:30 local time, a Dominicana Douglas DC-9 (registered HI-177) '''crashed into the sea (Dominicana DC-9 air disaster)''' some 3 kilometres off Santo Domingo, killing all 97 passengers and 5 crew members on board, making it the worst accident in the history of the Dominican Republic. The aircraft had just departed Las Américas International Airport for a scheduled flight to San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico), when it suffered a dual engine failure. Dominicana 1970 crash at the Aviation Safety Network *On 5 September 1993, a Dominicana Boeing 727-200 (registered HI-617CA) was destroyed in a fire at Las Américas Airport. The then 20 years old aircraft had been operating a scheduled flight from San Juan to Santo Domingo carrying 98 passengers and 7 crew members, when the cabin filled with smoke during disembarkation, which was caused by a fire due to electrical overheating. All people involved managed to leave the aircraft before it was completely engulfed by the flames. Dominicana 1993 incident at the Aviation Safety Network The 2012 Caribbean Series took place at Estadio Quisqueya in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Host Dominican Republic won the event, finishing with a 4-2 record. - 1972 (1972 in baseball) Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo


world speed

the World" world air speed records. On 12–13 October 1992, in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Columbus’ first New World landing, Concorde Spirit Tours (USA) chartered Air France Concorde F


public famous

Inn Hotel. * '''Rua''' Open air bar in front of Aka * '''Shots''' Mostly rock music, very young crowd. Ave. Roberto Pastoriza. If you you are more into the bohemian scene check out the Colonial Zone for great bars and cafes, as well as a vibrant gay nightlife scene. Here are some hints: *'''Bio.''' Modern eclectic music from regueaton to Latin rock, very young public. Famous for serving drinks from buckets. Calle Sanchez and Padre Billini *'''Bocanegra''' Currently the trendiest place


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in the summer and Carnival in the spring. Each of these is held on the city's main seaside main road, El Malecon, but tend to spill over into hotel ballrooms, beaches, patios and even parking lots. This is a great way to emerge oneself into the Dominican culture, as well as meet new interesting people from the city. The Merengue Festival takes place between July 26 to 31. The festival is a celebration of Dominican Republic’s main dance, merengue. They invite the top merengue bands to perform free concerts to the crowd. The festival begins with a parade, but later becomes a concert. There are art exhibitions, food fairs, and games that occur at the same time. The main activity that is done during the festival is dancing merengue, so be prepared to be spun uncontrollable when you decide to dance with a local. The other amazing festival is The Carnival, which takes place during the entire month of February, but reaches its peak on February 27, the Dominican Independence Day. The Carnival also takes place in El Malecon, where masks, which symbolizes spiritual spirits;elaborate costumes,and intriguing dances parade down the streets while entertaining and sometimes scaring the crowd. Buy Most transactions in the Dominican Republic can be paid in Cash and credit cards. Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted in most stores and restaurants. The official currency of the Dominican Republic is the Dominican Peso. However most merchants will accept dollars or euros. If you do choose to purchase goods or services in dollars or euros, be wary of the exchange rate. The official exchange rate in the Dominican Republic is set by the Banco Central de la Republica Dominicana and is updated daily. Foreign Currency exchange services are promoniently available at major ports of entry or are located nearby. Some of the most prominent foreign exchange dealers are: Agente de Cambio Caribe Express and Agente de Cambio La Nacional Caribe Express offices and major banks which include: Banco de Reservas, Scotia Bank, Banco Leon, Banco Popular Dominicano among others. Some of these banks are located at * Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo


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in career digs, digs game, solo blocks and total blocks. MSU Volleyball Records (Career) from the Montclair State University website As the ''Constitucionalistas'' successfully seized and held Santo Domingo over the initial days of the uprising, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson ordered an invasion by the U.S. military, dubbed as Operation Power Pack, with the pretext that the lives of American citizens there needed to be protected. A factor that was arguably more involved in the decision was the fear that the ''Constitucionalistas'' would bring about a communist regime in the country, and this risk of "another Cuba" was something that would not be allowed. Some twenty years passed before Caamaño was officially honored by the Dominican government as a hero for his attempts to restore rightful government to his country. Today, there is an avenue in Santo Domingo that bears the name ''Presidente Caamaño'' (the avenue borders the western bank of the Ozama River harbor, near its outlet to the Caribbean sea). Following recommissioning, ''Yankee'' served along the east coast between Chesapeake Bay and the Maine coast training landsmen in the ways of the sea. Early in December 1903, she headed south for winter maneuvers and gunnery drills with the North Atlantic Fleet in the gulf and the Caribbean around Hispaniola. ''Yankee'' served at Santo Domingo to help restore order and to straighten out the country's financial muddle. The launch of USS ''Yankee'' was fired on by rebel troops on February 1, during this time. In response, Theodore Roosevelt sent the protected cruisers USS ''Columbia'' (USS Columbia (C-12)) and USS ''Newark'' (USS Newark (C-1)) which bombarded (Santo Domingo Affair) the city and landed bluejackets and marines on February 11. The '''Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD)''' (Autonomous University of Santo Domingo) is the public university system in the Dominican Republic with its main campus in Santo Domingo and regional centers across the Republic. It was reopened and renamed in 1914, replacing the former Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, the first university of the Western Hemisphere (Americas), which was founded unofficially by a Papal bull in 1538, officially by royal decree in 1558, and closed in 1832. * Santiago (Santiago, Chile), Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Chile * Santo Domingo, Las Américas International Airport Jose Francisco Peña Gomez (Las Américas International Airport), Dominican Republic * Tucumán (San Miguel de Tucumán), Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport, Argentina '''Ramón Jaime Martínez''' (born March 22, 1968, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. He won 135 games over a 13-year career, mostly with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is the older brother of three-time Cy Young Award winner Pedro Martínez, and is currently a senior advisor for Latin America for the Dodgers. birth_date Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo


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Private: *'' Diagnostic Center , Advanced Medicine and Telemedicine ( CEDIMAT ) '' * Center for Advanced Medicine '' Dr. Abel González '' * Advanced Ophthalmology Center '' and '' Laser Surgery *'' Medical Center '' Gonzalez Alcantara *'' '' West Indian Medical Center *'' Medical Center '' Corominas Pepin * Caribbean '' Medical Center '' *'' '' Dominican Medical Center *'' Medical Center Dominican- Cuban '' *'' Medical Center '' Dr. Seaton *'' Medical Center '' Gazcue *'' '' Modern

Medical Center *'' Real '' Medical Center *'' '' Cross Medical Centre Richardson * UCE '' Medical Center '' *'' Odont Medical Center . Amer . Centrodom -Don Bosco '' *'' Odont Medical Center . Amer . Centrodom - Paradise '' *'' '' Abreu Clinic *'' '' United Hearts Clinic *'' '' Patiño Gómez Clinic * Clinic '' Independence '' *'' '' Rodríguez Santos Clinic * San Rafael Clinic '' '' * San Martin Medical Group '' '' *'' Health services '' Dominicans Public: * Central Hospital '' Armed


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, servicing mostly domestic and charter flights. Seaport thumb left 200px Don Diego terminal. (File:Don diego TERMINAL.jpg) The Port of Santo Domingo is located on the Ozama River. Its location at the center of the Caribbean is well suited for flexible itinerary planning and has excellent support, road and airport infrastructure within the Santo Domingo region, which facilitate access and transfers. The port is suitable for both turnaround and transit calls. The port's renovation is part of a major redevelopment project, aimed at integrating the port area and the Zona Colonial and foster a cruise, yacht, and high-end tourism destination. Supported by legislation approved in 2005, the project, developed by the Sans Souci Group, also includes the development of a new sports marina and a Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo


fierce rivalry

in 1951 as a winter league of the U.S. Major Leagues, with the old alignment still in place. In 1955, construction was completed on Santo Domingo's Estadio Quisqueya, shared home to rivals Tigres de Licey and Leones de Escogido. This alignment has largely remained intact, although an expansion team in San Francisco de Macorís was founded in 1996. Licey and Aguilas have been the most successful teams in the Dominican Winter League, both winning nineteen titles. Their fierce

rivalry reflects the competition between the countries two main cities, the capital of Santo Domingo and Santiago (Santiago de los Caballeros), the largest city and unofficial capital of the northern part of the country. Leones de Escogido have won thirteen titles and are reigning Dominican Republic champions in 2010. thumb right 300px Original screenplay in the National Museum of the Cinema in Turin (File:The Godfather Screenplay.JPG) ''The Godfather Part II'' was shot between October 1, 1973 and June 19, 1974, and was the last major American motion picture to be printed with Technicolor's dye imbibition process until the late 1990s. The scenes that took place in Cuba were shot in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. "Movie Set Hotel: The Godfather II", HotelChatter, 12-05-2006. Charles Bluhdorn, whose Gulf+Western conglomerate (Conglomerate (company)) owned Paramount, felt strongly about developing the Dominican Republic as a movie-making site. 125px thumb Pedro del Valle as a Midshipman (File:P. Del Valle.jpg) Pedro del Valle helped the Marine Corps in the capture of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1916, for which he was awarded his first Legion of Merit. Del Valle commanded the Marine detachment on board the Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo

'''Santo Domingo''' ( , ''Saint Dominic (saint Dominic)'') known officially as '''Santo Domingo de Guzmán''', is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and is the largest city (List of Caribbean Cities and Towns by population) in the Caribbean region by population. http: www.citymayors.com government caribbean-local-government.html In 2010, Santo Domingo had a population of 965,040, with the metropolitan area reaching a total of 2,907,100. The city lies within the boundaries of the Distrito Nacional (D.N.; "National District"), itself bordered on three sides by Santo Domingo Province.

Founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama River and then moved by Nicolás de Ovando in 1502 to the west bank of the river, the city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas (European colonization of the Americas), and was the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule (Spanish Empire) in the New World. Santo Domingo is the site of the first university, cathedral, castle, monastery, and fortress in the New World. The city's Colonial Zone (Ciudad Colonial (Santo Domingo)) was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. http: whc.unesco.org en list 526 http: www.unesco.org nac geoportal.php?country DO&language S Santo Domingo was called '''Ciudad Trujillo''' ( ), from 1936 to 1961, after the Dominican Republic's dictator, Rafael Trujillo, named the capital after himself. Following his assassination, the city resumed its original designation.

Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, political, commercial and industrial center of the Dominican Republic, with the country’s most important industries being located within the city. Santo Domingo also serves as the chief seaport of the country. The city's harbor at the mouth of the Ozama River accommodates the largest vessels, and the port handles both heavy passenger and freight traffic.

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