hispaniola hispaniola

Definition(s):

  • (n) an island in the West Indies

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News

  1. Tropical storm Chantal: Caribbean prepares as storm nears

    Tropical storm Chantal makes its way towards the small islands of the Lesser Antilles late Monday afternoon. Forecasters say tropical storm Chantal could be near hurricane strength on Wednesday before it reaches Hispaniola, the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Haiti, Dominican Republic chicken war highlights trade inequities

    A brewing ‘chicken war’ between the two nations of Hispaniola after a false bird-flu scare has its roots in a trade imbalance.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

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  1. "I fear that, unfortunately, the Robert F. Kennedy Prize is divorced from reality on the island of Hispaniola, and unfortunately there was bad information on the consequences of the work of Ms. Pierre in these parts," wrote Mr. Morales, who...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Carlos Morales Source: New York Times

  2. "Interests in the northern Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and the eastern Bahamas should monitor the progress of this system," Franklin said.
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: MiamiHerald.com

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