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Hayley Tate

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Hayley Tate Dominican Republic History Capital Santo Domingo Religion Over 90% Roman Catholics Explored by Columbus in 1492 he named it La Espanola. It is the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere. U.s. marines trained the army. But then in 1962 Jauan Bosch became the 1st democratically elected president since in 4 decades Art Independence from Spain July 16, 1838 Climate Warm all year long and hot in summer.

Only rains at night or early morning.

Day to day- Partly cloudy or few showers and warm Sports/Activities Baseball is the major sport.
They love it.

*windsurf
*kiteboarding
*fishing
*volleyball Music Merengue is Dominican Republic's National Music and dance style. Make a lot of there instruments its to a beat that puts you in a good mood. Current Event
US and Dominican Republic found 900 kilograms (1,984 pounds) of cocaine thrown off a speedboat.
The speed boat was being chased by Dominican Republic army and they threw it over. Earlier this month, Dominican Republic confiscated a cocaine load of 1,870 kilograms (4,122 pounds) from an abandoned boat in the same bay. Popular People Dania Ramirez
* X-Men
* Premium Rush Carlos Almanzar Baseball player. Pitcher for
* Red Soxs
* Yankees Currency $1.00=40.3747
Peso SANCOCHO 2 green plantains
1 lb of cassava or yuca*
1 lb of white yam*
1 lb of eddoes or yautia*
1/2 lb of potatoes
3 large onions
Small bunch of coriander or cilantro
2 large naranja agria** or lemon fruits
1 tablespoon of vinegar (op
2 stock cubes of beef or chicken
Vegetable oil at your discretion
Five cloves of garlic
1 small portion or oregano
2 small or 1 large green peppers
1 lb of American rice
1 1/2 lbs of Spanish pumpkin
5 liters of water
salt (to taste - usually about 1-2 teaspoons) Holiday January 6 Three Kings Day. 12th day after Christmas when Magi gave gifts for Jesus. Children get gifts, brought by the three kings, Melchor, Gaspar & Baltazar. Children write letters to Magi asking for a toy/gift. On January 5 children would leave their shoes with hay in them to feed the animals of the Magi. When the children wake up in the morning, their gifts in the place of the hay. Now the Kings place their gifts under the Christmas tree. Unique Voting- If you had lived in a city for more then 25 years and you move to a different city, you have to go back to your original city and vote there. Schools- If you didn't have the money to buy the school supplies or couldn't afford to buy uniforms you didn't go to school. Bibliography *infoplease.com
*atheism.about.com
*dr1.com
*gogodminicanrepublic.com
*travel-dominicanrepublis.com
*jamaicaobserver.com
*imdb.com Population 9,378,818 Other Religions 2% Christianity, Jewish
, Muslim 8% No religion
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