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Dominican Free Zones Pique Turkish, Korean Investors’ Interest

According to Ulises Rodríguez, Director of the Center for Industrial Development and Competitiveness (Proindustria), the Dominican free zone parks arouse the interest of Turkish and Korean investors, among other nationalities, to install their multinational assembly and production companies in the country, thanks to the renovation and...

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Costa Rica Asks IMF for $700 Million From New Sustainability Trust

Costa Rica has told the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it is interested in obtaining a nearly $700 million loan to invest in infrastructure from a newly created fund, the Central Bank said. Costa Rican authorities told the IMF that the country aims to be the first to secure financing from the IMF’s Resilience and Sustainability...

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Entertainment

Dominican films have a US$45.4M support

Dominican films have a US$45.4M support. Legislation to promote the development of cinema in the Dominican Republic remains firm. This is established in a report provided to Diario Libre by the General Directorate of Cinema in which he informed about the approval of national and international film projects whose general budgets are...

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Carlos Santana recovers after onstage collapse in Detroit

Carlos Santana recovers after onstage collapse in Detroit. The US guitarist Carlos Santana has recovered after collapsing on stage during a concert in suburban Detroit on Tuesday. The audience was reportedly initially told of a serious medical issue and asked to pray for the 74-year-old musician, but Santana was treated swiftly and was...

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Summer Film Festival starts in Cuba

Summer Film Festival starts in Cuba. The 5th Summer Film Festival, slated until August 28, started on Wednesday with a varied program that includes more than 70 premieres in Cuba. According to its organizers, some 146 films from a score of countries will be screened in Cuba in the summer in Cuba, grouped in 23 …...

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Novak Djokovic breezes into third round after scintillating Wimbledon performance

Novak Djokovic breezes into third round after scintillating Wimbledon performance. Novak Djokovic was in blistering form as he swept aside Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets — 6-1 6-4 6-2 — on Wednesday to progress into the third round at Wimbledon. The Serb, aiming for a fourth straight Wimbledon crown, barely had to break...

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Eight medical professionals charged with homicide in Diego Maradona’s death will go to trial

Eight medical professionals charged with homicide in Diego Maradona’s death will go to trial. An Argentine judge ruled on Wednesday that eight medical professionals charged with “simple homicide” in the death of football legend Diego Maradona will go to oral trial, according to court documents seen by CNN. The date of...

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FIFA unveils list of 16 cities in United States, Canada, and Mexico that will host matches in 2026 World Cup

FIFA unveils list of 16 cities in United States, Canada, and Mexico that will host matches in 2026 World Cup – the first time in history that three nations will co-host the international football championship. Eleven US cities were selected, alongside three Mexican cities – Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mexico City – and two in...

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World Hunger Rising as UN Agencies Warn Of ‘Looming Catastrophe’

World hunger levels rose again last year after soaring in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Ukraine war coupled with climate change now threaten starvation and mass migration on an “unprecedented scale” this year, according to UN agencies. Up to 828 million people, or nearly 10 percent of the world’s population, were...

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WHO Chief: U.S. Abortion Ruling ‘A Setback,’ Will Cost Lives

The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday criticized the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. calling the decision to no longer recognize a constitutional right to abortion “a setback” that would ultimately cost lives. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a media briefing that...

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