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Dominican Republic wants to deepen ties with India (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Caribbean nation of Dominican Republic Friday said it looked forward to deepening and strengthening ties with India, saying both had lots in common.President Leonel Fernandez said ... Read more...

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Dominican president for deepening ties with India


February 4th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and the Dominican Republic have so much in common that ties have to be strengthened and deepened, President Leonel Fernandez said here Friday. "The Dominican Republic ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic assured of Indian investment


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India has assured the Dominican Republic that it will encourage Indian businessmen to invest in the Caribbean nation's hospitality, tourism, renewable energy sources, film industry and IT ... Read more...

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Small island nations to be focus of Delhi environment summit


February 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Small island-states which are facing the biggest challenge from global warming will be at the focus of Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) beginning Thursday. The DSDS ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic invites Indian business to set up base


January 31st, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) With its free trade agreements and preferential market access to the US and European Union, the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean offers a duty-free gateway for Indian companies ... Read more...

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Jolie meets president of Dominican Republic


February 11th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has met Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernández to discuss the country's efforts to help the people in its earthquake-ravaged neighbour Haiti. Femalefirst.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

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Jolie ‘planning to adopt Haiti quake kid’


February 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is reportedly drawing plans to adopt an orphan from the quake-torn region of Haiti.The actress, who shares six kids with partner Brad Pitt, was purportedly ... Read more...

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Honduras’ ousted president accepts exile deal


January 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 24 (DPA) Ousted former president Manuel Zelaya said he would accept a deal for exile to the Dominican Republic that would ease a four-month diplomatic standoff. Zelaya remains holed up in ... Read more...

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De facto Honduran leader to leave presidential palace


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa/Santo Domingo, Jan 21 (DPA) Honduras' de facto leader Roberto Micheletti planned to leave the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa definitively Thursday, although he would retain power and govern from home. Micheletti told Honduran ... Read more...

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Honduras president-elect to meet ousted Zelaya


December 12th, 2009 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Dec 12 (DPA) Porfirio Lobo, the president-elect of Honduras, plans to meet ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya next week in Santo Domingo to begin a "political dialogue," the ... Read more...

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US welcomes Cuban ‘overture’ on talks (Lead, Changing dateline)


April 18th, 2009 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo,April 18 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Friday welcomed the "overture" from Cuban President Raul Castro, who said he is willing to hold talks about "everything" in ... Read more...

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31 generals in Dominican Republic sacked for drug trafficking


March 2nd, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 2 (Xinhua) Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez Sunday ordered the retirement of 31 generals for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking, according to reports reaching here from Santo Domingo. The ... Read more...

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Dominican president moots fund to help poor nations buy oil


July 13th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), July 13 (IANS) Dominican President Leonel Fernandez has proposed a $40 billion fund to be made available on easy terms to poor countries to help them buy oil, ... Read more...

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Six protestors shot dead in Dominican Republic


April 10th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), April 10 (IANS) At least six people have been killed and 19 arrested when police opened fire on protestors during nationwide demonstrations against price rise in the Dominican ... Read more...

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Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela reconcile at Rio Group summit


March 8th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), March 8 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has agreed to accept apologies from his Colombian counterpart Alvaro Uribe and put an end to the crisis that began with ... Read more...

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Rio Group mounts diplomatic offensive to resolve Andean crisis


March 7th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Santo Domingo, March 7 (IANS) Foreign ministers of the 20-nation Rio Group Friday started their 20th summit focussing on ways to defuse the crisis arising out of Colombia's cross-border raid on the ... Read more...

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