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Cool Holdings, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Apple Boutique Store Retail Chain in the Dominican Republic

MIAMI, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cool Holdings, Inc. AWSM, -2.05% today announced that it has expanded its Apple partnership by completing the …

Dominican Republic

To denounce deforestation, Peruvian actor marries tree

Santo Domingo, Aug 20 (IANS) Peruvian actor Richard Torres has "married" a tree in the Dominican Republic capital to draw attention to the …

Dominican Republic

Moda Operandi Hosts a Picnic in the Hamptons in Honor of Emilia Wickstead’s New Home-Ware Collection

On Saturday afternoon, the rain cleared just in time for Moda Operandi’s Lauren Santo Domingo and stylist Elizabeth Saltzman to properly fete their friend, London-based designer Emilia Wickstead, with an intimate picnic. The party was to celebrate Wickstead’s first home-ware collection, which …


Jenrry Mejia debuts in Dominican Summer League |

Jenrry Mejia returned to the mound Thursday, pitching for the Dominican Summer League Mets2 in his first appearance in an MLB-affiliated league since …


Cork voted world's third friendliest city - Nos. 5 and 8 aren't bad either

Three Irish cities feature on Condé Nast Traveler's latest list of the world's friendliest places to visit...<p>The 2018 survey, which Condé Nast says …

Dominican Republic

8/11 In The DSL

Saturday was a phenomenal day for pitching for a pair of Cubs right-handers from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.<p>Andy Hernandez (6-1 18 year old …

Boston Red Sox

This Colombian Fashion Designer Brings a Sophisticated Spirit Into Her Cartagena Home

Johanna Ortiz puts her own stamp on Colombian chic in her vibrant South American vacation house.<p>On a gray June morning in New York, the sepia-toned, buzzy French bistro Augustine was aglow with tropical warmth, thanks to Colombian fashion designer Johanna Ortiz, who chose the restaurant as the …

Color Schemes

Dinner parties are about to get a lot prettier thanks to Emilia Wickstead

She’s synonymous with her feminine dresses in bold florals and chintz, favoured by fashion editors and royalty alike (the Duchesses of Sussex and …


Alcázar de Colón

After Christopher Columbus died, his son built a fancy house to rule from.<p>After Diego Colón, the son of Christopher Columbus, became governor of the …


8 Agosto. Santo Domingo de Guzmán: predicador de la Gracia

Santo Domingo

Venezuela orders arrest of opposition leader Borges over drone incident

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the arrest of opposition leader Julio Borges, the former president of Congress, for allegedly plotting to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro with exploding drones at a rally over the weekend.<p>Julio Borges, lawmaker of the …


Latin flourishes Nicaraguan fest keeps heritage alive

Holding each side of her billowy white skirt, adorned with tropical flower appliqués, Daniela Bello bounced on her toes and twirled around the Kenner …

Baton Rouge

Arts and Culture in the Dominican Republic

Many people travel to the Dominican Republic for a tropical paradise getaway.<p>But the gorgeous destination is also home to plenty of arts and …

Dominican Republic

Joe Simpson wonders whether Nats' Juan Soto telling truth about age

Braves TV analyst Joe Simpson has gone from questioning Dodgers players' professionalism to questioning whether Nationals rookie outfielder Juan Soto …


Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca (Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca)

A 16th-century monastery boasts a lush array of plants native to Mexico’s most biodiverse region.<p>The Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca is a botanical …


Rosenthal: Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson draws more ire...

On July 30, Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson issued an apology to Chase Utley, the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans after saying the Dodgers looked …

Los Angeles

Soldiers seize rebel camp in Isabela

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, ISABELA --- Army soldiers on Saturday seized a suspected New People's Army camp at Jones town in Isabela province, the …


Ramón Laureano | Oakland | Major League Baseball | Yahoo! Sports

Height: 5' 11"<p>Weight: 195<p>Bat: R<p>Throw: R<p>Born:<p>College: NE Oklahoma A&M JC<p>Birth Place: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic<p>Draft: 2014 16th round by the


Four of the best straw bags for summer – fun, functional and fashionable | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

California-based <b>Kayu</b> makes all its bags in the Philippines, where artisans embroider them with fun slogans such as “Tropic like it’s hot” and “Girls …

Santo Domingo

Nicaragua Santo Domingo

A resident rides a bull on the eve of the annual Santo Domingo festival, in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)<p>Residents distract a bull during a bull riding event on the eve of the annual Santo Domingo festival, in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, July 29, 2018. (AP …


Ultra-feminine clothing designer Emilia Wickstead launches tableware

Moda Operandi<p>Emilia Wickstead's unapologetically feminine dresses often come doused in prints (dizzy florals, over-sized chintzes, or neat stripes) …


Top things to do in Dominican Republic

Top Choice Church in Santo Domingo<p>The first stone of this cathedral, the oldest standing in the Western hemisphere, was set in 1514 by Diego Columbus, son of the great explorer (the ashes of father and son supposedly once resided in the chapel's cry…

Dominican Republic

Hector Perez Stats & Scouting Report - Baseball America

Born: Jun 6, 1996 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Enterprise opens more rental locations in the Dominican Republic

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opened new locations at the Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, Santiago and Puerto Plata airports.

Dominican Republic

Fire Department in Costa Rica Celebrates 153 Anniversary With Numerous Activities

Click image to enlarge<p>Costa Rica’s Fire Department celebrated 153 years since its creation with an activity in their Operations Center in Santo …

Costa Rica

Dressing for Dinner Is All the More Fun with Emilia Wickstead’s New Line of Table Linens for Moda Operandi

Emilia Wickstead's unapologetically feminine dresses often come doused in prints (dizzy florals, over-sized chintzes, or neat stripes) which are inspired by table linens patterns—so her latest offerings, it would seem, aren't quite a departure. Launching today exclusively on Moda Operandi is a line …


Breaking: Floods suspend Rail Runner service between Bernalillo and Santa Fe

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rail Runner officials have suspended service north of Albuquerque because of flooding.<p>In a news release Friday morning, officials …

Santa Fe

Dominican Republic crippled by waves of trash

Over 500 workers have been mobilized to deal with the endless tide of garbage inflicting the beaches of Santo Domingo.<p>Fancy a stroll down one of the …

Dominican Republic

Contrary to the NY Times — The DR Has Lots of Clean Beautiful Beaches

<b>Guest Essay by Kip Hansen</b><p>Palko Karasz, writing in the New York Times, with a degree of insensitivity bordering on blatant intentional libel, reports: …

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo's Colonial City - Old World Romance

Not sure what it is about Claire Duran Weddings and Events plus Asia Pimentel Photography, but as a duo, they send us the most amazing weddings. This …