The Puerto Plata News (now defunct) was the English-language weekly for  expatriate and tourist readers on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. I was its editor and columnist for for 3 and 1/2 years, as well as an editor of the sister-publication, The Santo Domingo News Whales of Samana
(Puerto Plata News) - Nobodyhumpback01.jpg (18832 bytes) shouted, "Thar she blows."  I’d figured at least one of us would sound the whaler’s traditional call. But we all were too awestruck when the first whale breached . . . open article
Actress Features D.R.
(Puerto Plata News) - Audreyhepburn03.jpg (5544 bytes) Hepburn, one of the greatest movies stars from a time "when movies were movies," graced the Dominican Republic's North Coast last week. open article

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