This is a Spanish project for the Dominican Republic.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2013
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- Latin America Network Information Center
A clearinghouse of information on the Dominican Republic in Spanish and in English.
- General Information about the Dominican Republic
Click on "General Information" to expand the menu and see the different topics you can look at.
- Dominican foods
A site with recipes to give you an idea of what they eat.
- BBC's Profile of the Dominican Republic
This page features a profile from the BBC on the Dominican Republic.
- Embassy of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic's embassy in Washington, D.C.
Call Number: 972.93 FOL
Publication Date: 1994-11-01
Text and photographs show the history, lifestyle, religion, government, arts, festivals and food of the people of the Dominican Republic.
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