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Americas Long overlooked, the Dominican Republic's colonial capital gets a face lift

The Dominican Republic is the most visited country in the Caribbean, but just 10 percent of tourists step off the beaches to visit Santo Domingo. The government's trying to change that.

By Ezra FieserCorrespondent / February 4, 2014

Melanie Stetson Freeman/TCSM/File

Urban planners are ripping up the streets of the oldest European city in the Western Hemisphere to try to save its future.