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Before he had four All-Star appearances, an ALCS MVP award and a home run title, Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz had to learn to adapt to a new culture.
The New York City Health Department announced Thursday that it has identified a cluster of Mycobacterium abscessus/chelonae skin/soft tissue infections associated with cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic. There have been eight cases ...
In an effort to bring the Dominican legal framework up to date with new international standards, on June 1, 2017, the Executive Power of the Dominican Republic promulgated the new Anti-money laundering and terrorist Financing Act 155-17 ("New Law").
David Ortiz has some fun with Dominican Republic teammates Hanley Ramirez and Jose Reyes during the 2009 World baseball Classic. Ortiz is a mentor to so ...
Earlier this month, 39 Whitby seventh- and eighth-graders traveled to the Dominican Republic for a one-week service trip, the culmination of their Spanish-learning experience at the school.
After a three-day trip to Lebanon in April, where he witnessed the Middle East's refugee crisis first-hand, Watson will travel to the Dominican Republic later this month to take on sex trafficking. Watson and his wife, Kirsten, will travel with Denver ...
The Dominican Ministry of Defense and the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo initiated the civilian-military exercise New Horizons 2017, "Working Together for a Better Future.
The man's pitch was succinct: Let us take you to the Dominican Republic for free. You reunite with your wife, and we'll help you pursue a baseball career in America.
As they looked at a person on an Internet-linked projection screen speaking to them from the Dominican Republic, Gansevoort Elementary fourth-graders learned first-hand how their fundraising efforts were paying off.
The website for the 2016 polo Challenge Dominican Republic, a major polo tournament held jointly at Cap Cana and the nearby resort Casa de Campo, where banker Vargas has played in and sponsored polo events for years, indicates that "renowned polo ...
Wisin & Yandel fans, rejoice! The reggaeton superstars reunited for a one-time show in Dominican Republic over the weekend.
JEMMA Lucy flashed her boobs for all to see as she put on an eye-popping display on a beach in the Dominican Republic. The reality TV star, 28, did away with the idea of a bikini two-piece, instead ditching her candy-coloured swim top to stroll around ...
At the end of the two days, a bilateral meeting was held between the two Ministers of agriculture in the presence of the Haitian Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Idalbert Pierre-Jean and several officials of the Embassy. The purpose of the meeting ...
Daniel Peluso traveled to Haiti last year to bring eyeglasses to those in need. He soon found out people were in need of sunglasses and reading glasses more than prescription glasses.
Dominican Republic, Arcor jump on rally. Two high yield borrowers made it six Latin America new issues for the week as both the Dominican Republic and Argentine confectionary maker Arcor tap existing bonds at record yields. By Oliver West; 14 Jun 2017.
Michael Freshko, a former Miami-Dade police officer assigned to Miami International Airport, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to using his position to smuggle weapons to the Dominican Republic. He now faces up to five years in prison, according ...
MIAMI - A former Miami-Dade police officer who is accused of helping smuggle firearms to the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to unlawfully exporting firearms.
Nautique employees traveled to the Dominican Republic recently for another project as part of the Nautique Cares initiative.
It's a fair trade program called Batey Girls and its new Butterfly Project, all part of a 501(c)(3) called the Batey Rehab Project.
But the Dominican Republic was not going anywhere. An RBI single by Jose Miguel Rosario and a two-run single by Gilbert Gomez had the Miners back down by a run and on the ropes with their hopes of collecting their second sweep of the season on its last ...
He will also meet the president of the Legislative yuan and the foreigner minister. .Dominican Republic senator Reinaldo Pared Perez is visiting Taiwan for six ...
Dominican Republic's most popular season is between December and February. So if, like me, the freezing cold Scottish winter isn't for you, Club Med Punta Cana is the place to go.
FRANKFORD --The Dominican Republic national team might be making its first visit to Skylands Stadium, but the Sussex County Miners have dealt the Islanders a cruel introduction to the garden State.
A Frenchman sentenced to 20 years' jail in the Dominican Republic over a plot to smuggle a planeload of drugs has been transferred to France for health reasons, his lawyer said.
Now we are more united to promote this wealth-generating sector in the Dominican Republic," Minister Estevez told reporters attending a press conference convened to announce the Expo Mango 2017.
Following the killing of the 38th transgender woman in the Dominican Republic since 2006, Amnesty International is calling on authorities to take more substantive steps to stop discrimination and violence directed against the country's transgender ...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The slaying of a transgender woman in the Dominican Republic has prompted calls for authorities to do more about violence against LGBT people.
But the trip they've been planning for two years will, no doubt, result in longtime memories - likely for them and those they'll serve in the Dominican Republic. On July 28, 11 people from two churches will head to Santiago, in the northern El Cibao ...
The Dominican Republic's logistics infrastructure, which consists of 7 international airports with direct routes all over the world, numerous maritime ports throughout the island and more competitive labour costs, are just some of the competitive ...
Several top officials in the Dominican Republic have been sentenced to pretrial detention for alleged ties with a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, a reminder of the high levels of corruption in the country.
The investigation into the violent murder of a transgender woman is still underway with only one suspect so far.
Astana - In an exclusive interview with The Astana Times following his June 5-6 visit to Kazakhstan, Dominican Republic Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas said ...
06 de junio de 2017, 16:44Santo Domingo, June 6 (Prensa Latina) A hearing has began today in Dominican Republic to know the request for coercive measures of 18-month pre-trial custody against the 14 people involved in bribery paid by the Odebrecht ...
A trip to the tropics turned into a terrifying nightmare of violence and sexual assault for two Canadian women.
#TEAM Bahamas returned to the win column in regional play and closed out the current stage of the Rugby Americas North Cup Series in dominant fashion.
During the Agroalimentaria fair in the Dominican Republic, representatives of the Ministry of agriculture showed their interest and shared their knowledge and information with the attendees.
The horrifying killing of a transgender woman in the Dominican Republic - the second such killing this year and 38th since 2006 - highlights the extreme violence faced by many transgender women in the country and the need for strengthened legal ...
Two men were arrested in Attleborough for allegedly trafficking nearly seven kilograms of cocaine from the Dominican Republic to Boston on a JetBlue flight Friday evening, prosecutors said. Juan Luis Perez Garcia, a 44-year-old Dominican national ...
In June, Zabik and 14 other Cle Elum-Roslyn students plus five adult chaperones head off on another Interact travel project - this one a trip to the Dominican Republic to spend time in a small rural fishing town called Monte Cristi in the northwest ...
A Texas businessman who spent the last 15 months in prison in the Dominican Republic has returned home after being cleared of narcotics trafficking charges.
A second Canadian woman has come forward, saying she was sexually assaulted while at a resort in the Dominican Republic. The 25-year-old woman, who CityNews has chosen not to identify, says she was on a Sunwing vacation at the RIU Republica in ...
A vacation to the sunny south took a dark and ugly turn for one Canadian woman, who claims she was raped by a bartender at a Dominican Republic resort. The 24-year-old woman, whose identity we have chosen not to reveal, was on a trip with a friend to ...
A Woodlands man is on his way home after spending more than a year in prison in the Dominican Republic.
The Regional Coordinator for Sailing Development in Latin America for World Sailing, Eduardo Sylvestre, commented on the course, saying, "The TCC1 in Dominican Republic was great. We had 28 enthusiastic coaches, including five windsurf and six ...
Houston -- Leasing out property to make extra money turned out to be a decision Larry Davis may regret for years to come. For 14 months, the Woodlands dad found himself locked in a jail cell in the Dominican Republic, part of an island which is usually ...
Senators in the Dominican Republic must scrap one of the world's most restrictive laws on abortion and begin to protect the rights of millions of women and girls, Amnesty International said ahead of a vote that could decriminalize abortion in certain ...
Maria Isabel Reyes watched workers pack up her life. "I feel nervous," she said. (Mariana Dale/KJZZ). The World Bank estimates the Dominican Republic will be one of the countries most affected by climate change in the coming decades. rising sea levels ...
In the countries where it operated - especially in Brazil and the Dominican Republic - the revelation that Odebrecht's corruption reached the highest levels of government has destroyed storied careers and crippled political parties.




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