Tourism November 3, 2016 | 3:49 pm

Richard Gere goes to bat for Dominican Republic’s environment

Santo Domingo.- US actor Richard Gere isvisiting the Dominican Republic to support the country’s policies on environmentalissues, officials said.

Gere, 67, appears in a photo next to DominicanEnvironment minister Francisco Dominguez, the official tweeted. "I mightnot be as handsome as Richard Gere, but it’s a pleasure to have him in ourcountry promoting environmental issues."

The Environment Ministry however, has yet toprovide details on activities in the country by the actor known for movies suchas "American Gigolo" (1980), "An Officer and a Gentleman"(1982) and the iconic "Pretty Woman" (1990), co-starred by JuliaRoberts.

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