October, 2012

Apple starts accepting iPad mini, iPad 4th-gen pre-orders, Wi-Fi only ships on November 2

If you’re one of those who were impressed by Apple’s presentation of the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad a few days ago, you probably woke up early today to place your pre-order. If you haven’t done so yet, you still have time to do so to beat the November 2 shipping date. Assuming that […]

Category : Technology

First New York Immigrant was Dominican

Broadway will be co-named in honor of Juan Rodriguez Juan Rodriguez is not a household name — not yet, at least. In fact, the name has been so lost to history that people cannot agree even on how to spell it. Nonetheless, one version will soon grace street signs on three miles of Broadway in […]

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2nd subway line gets government funds, official says –

SANTO DOMINGO.-The government allocated monthly funds to complete the Santo Domingo Metro’s second line and make it operational by year end. Transport Reform Office Assistant director Leonel Carrasco affirmed that president Danilo Medina makes extraordinary efforts to open the new line despite the current difficult times. “I don’t have the approved amount yet, what’s important […]

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Dominican economy to grow 4.5% in 2012, 2013, ECLAC

Santo Domingo.- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) holds Dominican Republic’s growth projection steady at 4.5% for this year and the next, which was also the same as last year. An ECLAC report released today said Panama will top the region’s economic growth, at 9.5% in 2012 and 7% in 2013, […]

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