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  • Dólares De Arena Movie

    Film Analysis: Dólares de Arena The film by filmmakers Israel Cardenas and Laura Amelia Guzaman Dólares de Arena was released in 2014 and features Noeli (Yanet Mojica) as the main character. The fairly attractive young Dominican woman, Noeli is improvised. She lives in a hut with her boyfriend Yeremi (Ricardo Ariel Torbio). Her life seems very relaxed as she hangs out with and hustles white tourist on the beaches of the Dominican Republic. Her main conflict is her class and by consequence her lack of money. To combat this problem, Noeli has established a long term relationship with an elderly French woman named Anne (Geraldine Chaplin). This relationship provides money and gifts in exchange for ‘romance’. Noeli is only really concerned about…

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  • Caribbean Pleasure Industry Summary

    Caribbean Pleasure Industry: Tourism, Sexuality, and AIDs in the Dominican Republic, by Mark Padilla, explores the social and economic effects of the Dominican Republic’s dependency on the tourism industry, particularly as they relate to male sex workers. The abundance of opportunity in the tourism industry—as opposed to the lack thereof in, per se, agriculture—all but forces migration of the middle class and the poor to urban areas, where they can easily access popular tourist destinations,…

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  • How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents By Julia Alvarez Analysis

    some take a nap, while others merely read and write, such as Julia Alvarez. The self proclaimed Dominican- American explains so in the Bloomsbury Review as her early life has consisted of many hardships that her writing addresses at one point or another throughout her poetry and novels. To begin with, Julia Alvarez’s early life is a main source of her writing because of its complexity. Julia Atlas Garcia Maria Teresa Alvarez was born on March 27, 1950 (Haley; How the Garcia Girls Lost Their…

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  • Economic Risk Consultancy In Hong Kong Case Study

    growth rates as economic activity increased, driven largely by increases led by China, India, and Russia. In spite of the recent slowdown, world trade continues to grow — it has grown by 133 percent in the last 15 years and is over $54 trillion. Importantly, global trade is increasingly including the developing nations. Exhibit 1-1 shows the results from research by the A.T. Kearney Company of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) intentions and preferences of the leaders of top companies in 17…

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