Oscar de la Renta, Iconic Fashion Designer, Dies at 82 - ABC News
Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta has died, a family member told ABC News. He was 82.
Amelia Vega
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2506770/amelia_vega_tribute_miss_universe_2003/ The gorgeous Miss Universe 2003 Amelia Vega.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) is a best-selling novel written by Dominican author Junot Díaz. Although a work of fiction, the novel is set in New Jersey where Díaz was raised and deals ...
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Oscar de la Renta, Iconic Fashion Designer, Dies at 82 - ABC News
Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta has died, a family member told ABC News. He was 82.
Porfirio Rubirosa
Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza (January 22, 1909 – July 5, 1965) was a Dominican diplomat, race-car driver, and polo player. He was an adherent of the dictator Rafael Trujillo, and was also rumored to be a p...
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Pedro Santana
Pedro Santana y Familias (Pedro Santana y Familias, 1st Marquis of Las Carreras) (June 29, 1801 – June 14, 1864) was a wealthy cattle rancher, soldier, politician and dictator of the Do...
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José Vela Zanetti
José Vela Zanetti (May 27, 1913 – January 4, 1999) was a Spanish painter and muralist who worked in Spain, the Dominican Republic and the United States.
Vela Zanetti was born in Milagros (Province...
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Manuel Jiménes
Manuel José Jimenes González (January 14, 1808 – December 22, 1854) was a Cuban born military figure and politician in the Dominican Republic. He served as the second President of the...
Héctor Trujillo
Héctor Bienvenido Trujillo Molina (April 6, 1908 – October 19, 2002), was a general, and political figure, president of the Dominican Republic 1952-1960. He was the brother of Rafael Trujillo.<...
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Juan Pablo Duarte
Juan Pablo Duarte Díez (January 26, 1813 – July 15, 1876) is one of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic. He was a visionary and liberal thinker, who along with Francisco del Rosario Sánchez...
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Maria Montez
María Africa García Vidal de Santo Silas (6 June 1912 – 7 September 1951) was a Dominican motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s as an exotic beauty starring in a ser...
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Salomé Ureña
Salomé Ureña de Henríquez (October 21, 1850–March 6, 1897) better known as Salomé Ureña, was a revered poet and pedagogist of the Dominican Republic. Born in Santo Domingo in 1850, she was one o...
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Jesús Galíndez
Jesús (de) Galíndez Suárez (born October 12, 1915, Amurrio - died 1956) was a basque nationalist (PNV) writer who disappeared in New York City. He was allegedly kidnapped and murdered by henchmen of R...
Buenaventura Báez
Buenaventura Báez Méndez (July 14, 1812 – March 14, 1884) was the President of the Dominican Republic for five nonconsecutive terms. He is known for attempting to annex the Dominican Re...
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The Feast of the Goat
The Feast of the Goat (Spanish: La fiesta del chivo, 2000) is a novel by the Peruvian Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. The book is set in the Dominican Republic and portrays ...
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Nicholas Schwab
Nicholas Schwab Alfaro (born 24 August 1990) is a Dominican Republic swimmer. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 200 metre freestyle, finishing in 37th place in the heats, failing to...
Horacio Vásquez
Felipe Horacio Vásquez Lajara (October 22, 1860 - March 25, 1936) was a Dominican general and political figure. He served as the president of the Provisional Government Junta of the Dominican Republic...
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Marianne Cruz
Marianne Cruz González (April 23, 1985 in Salcedo) is a Dominican news presenter, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Dominican Republic 2008 and represented her country at Miss...
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Juan Bosch
Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño (30 June 1909, La Vega – 1 November 2001, Santo Domingo) was a politician, historian, short story writer, essayist, educator, and the first democratically elected presid...
Oscar de la Renta
Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was a Dominican American fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Crist...
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Ramfis Trujillo
General Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Martínez (5 June 1929 – 27 December 1969 in Madrid, Spain), better known as Ramfis Trujillo, was the son of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina —while some historians, lik...
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Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra
Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra (November 15, 1846 – May 9, 1919) was a Dominican political figure. He served as the president of the Dominican Republic between 15 November 1899 and 2 May 1902, and again ...
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Eugenio Granell
Eugenio Fernández Granell (28 November 1912 – 24 October 2001) was an artist often described as the last Spanish Surrealist painter.
Born in A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia,...
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Mary Joe Fernández
Mary Joe Fernández Godsick (born María José Fernández, August 19, 1971) is an American former professional tennis player. She was the runner-up in three Grand Slam singles tournaments and won two Gran...
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Nuria Piera
Nuria Esperanza Piera Gainza (born 29 June 1960) is a Dominican journalist specialized in investigative journalism. Piera is CEO of NCDN, a news production company in CDN (channel 37); she is also own...
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Amelia Vega
Amelia Vega Polanco (born November 7, 1984 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican actress, singer, model, charity worker and beauty queen. She became the first Dominican woman to be name...
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Rafael Trujillo
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina ([rafaˈel leˈoniðas tɾuˈxiʝo]; October 24, 1891 – May 30, 1961), nicknamed El Jefe ([el ˈxefe], The Chief or The Boss), was a Dominican politician and soldier who ruled...
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Juan Sánchez Ramírez
Juan Sánchez Ramírez (1762–1811) was a soldier and Dominican Captain general who ruled the Dominican Republic between 1808 and 1811 and leader of the troops who fought against the French rule of Sant...