Stories about Dominican Republic from February, 2010
Dominican Republic: Colorful Characters of Carnival
Carnival celebrations in the Dominican Republic begin in February and are characterized by colorful characters that are the main attraction in festivities across the island.
Puerto Rico: Artifacts Seized
The Voice of the Taino People Online notes that “the French authorities confiscated a piece of the Taino culture valued as high as one million euros…”
Dominican Republic: Leones Win Caribbean Baseball Series
After recent dominance by other teams in the Winter Baseball League in the Dominican Republic, the Leones del Escogido captured their first league title since 1992. They also moved onto compete in the Caribbean Series, where they also brought home the title.
Dominican Republic: Coop Marena Cooperative Hotel
The Coop Marena is a typical resort hotel in the Dominican Republic. However, blogger José Rafael Sosa notes that what sets this hotel apart is that it is a cooperative [es], and does not belong to a corporation or single individual.
Dominican Republic: Mateo Morrison Wins National Literature Prize
The poet Mateo Morrison was recently awarded the 2010 National Literature Prize [es] in the Dominican Republic writes blogger Pedro Genaro.