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Puerto Rico issues over 100 warrants for alleged drug ring

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Authorities in Puerto Rico have issued more than 100 arrest warrants for suspects they say ran a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring tied to more than 30 killings. Officials say over 20 people have been arrested as of Thursday morning. Forty-eight of the suspects a

AP - 2018-01-18 16:48:51

Winter-ball report: First clunker for Dominican prospect

Noteworthy performances by Texas Rangers players in winter leagues on Wednesday: -- RHP Richelson Pena had his worst start of the season, allowing three runs in 3 1/3 innings for Aguilas Cibaenas during a no-decision in a 10-8 loss to Licey in the Dominican Republic playoffs. Pena won the regular-se

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 15:21:16

Tanzania revokes licenses of 'drugs and explosives' ships

The government has revoked licences of two marine vessels flying Tanzanian flag after they were seized for shipping illicit drugs and explosives contrary to national and international laws. The development was announced by the vice president of Tanzania, Samia Suhumu Hassan during a press conference

AFRICANEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:02:36

Immigrants from 50 countries become 197 new Americans - The Boston Globe

Aniefiok Suquo's lifelong dream of becoming an American was realized Wednesday in a 19-minute ceremony during which he and 196 other immigrants raised their right hands and took the oath of citizenship. I hereby declare . . . that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United Sta

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

President Donald Trump is right: Haiti isn't a garden spot.

President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) In response to Pete Vazquez's Tuesday letter scolding President Donald Trump for calling Haiti a s--hole: If you don't think that was a proper evaluation of that side of the island, go there. The difference between the quality of life in Ha

REVIEWJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

Americans Aren't Ready for Another Big War

At the beginning of his book,The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, Stephen Kinzer explains that Americans' "enthusiasm for foreign intervention seems to ebb and flow like the tides . . . At some moments we are aflame with righteous anger. Confident in our p

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-01-18 00:30:05

At White Sox hitters camp, Eloy Jimenez and Luis Robert providing plenty of smiles

Chicago's next baseball superstar thought it was funny the other day when he passed White Sox manager Rick Renteria in the hallway at Camelback Ranch. "He saw me with my face down and said, 'What happened to you today, why aren't you smiling,' '' Eloy Jimenez said after the second day of Sox hitters

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Brooklyn students debate with counterparts in Dominican Republic

A debate without borders is helping Spanish-speaking students get better at speaking their own language. Through the debate, students at M.S. 50 in Williamsburg engage with their peers at the International School in the Dominican Republic. Carolina Hidalgo is the native language arts teacher and deb

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-18 02:41:00

See Inside iLove305, Pitbull's Miami Restaurant Opening This Summer

A rendering of iLov305's main dining room. Echeverria Design Group for iLov305 Restaurant and Nightlife Pitbull is gearing up to give Miami his biggest gift yet. The Grammy award-winning artist Armando Christian Perez, who many of us known as "Pitbull" or "Mr. Worldwide," will open a massive restaur

OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 21:15:35

Jamaica vs. Dominican Republic: Which Is a Better Vacation Spot for You?

Mid-January weather has lots of Americans looking to the Caribbean for some fun in the sun. But when it comes to trip planning, there's a lot more to think about than tiny umbrellas and pina coladas (though both of those things are very important). Category 5 storms Irma and Maria impacted much of t

OYSTER.COM - 2018-01-17 18:33:04

Iberostar Transforms for a New Phase

The resort company has launched a new corporate strategy that segments its hotels, making it easier for guests to discern the types of experiences they will have at each of the company's properties. Iberostar also revealed plans for long-term investments and unveiled a new brand image that transform

TRAVELPULSE - 2018-01-17 18:01:00

La Armada releasing 'Anti-Colonial Vol. 1' (watch the "Fire" video)

Chicago via Dominican Republic hardcore band La Armada are following 2014's Crisis EP with a new album, Anti-Colonial Vol. 1, on March 30 via Creep Records (pre-order). We're premiering the video for song "Fire," a protest song which blends hardcore and tharsh and injects some of the band's Latin ro

BROOKLYNVEGAN.COM - 2018-01-17 16:31:00

Royals minor-league players visited Yordano Ventura's grave last week

Each year, the Royals have their minor-league players visit the team's academy in the Dominican Republic. General manager Dayton Moore told The Star's Vahe Gregorian last year that he hopes the trip allows American-born players to appreciate where many of their teammates come from. "It's important t

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-17 16:19:00

White Sox Luis Robert Makes Much-Anticipated Stateside Debut

It was worth the wait. Luis Robert at long last made it to Glendale, Arizona, arriving this week to take part in the Chicago White Sox offseason hitters camp that includes more than 30 of the organization's best hitting prospects. A jewel of the 2017 international class, Robert signed with the Chica

BASEBALL AMERICA - 2018-01-17 15:34:23

Haiti bans cement imports by road from the Dominican Republic

This week there was a chaotic scene on the Dominican Republic-Haiti border as over 20 Dominican products, including cement, were barred from entering the French-speaking Caribbean nation. According to Haitian officials, the ban on 23 products from the Dominican Republic is nothing new and they are o

CEMNET.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Dominican Republic's Law No. 57-07 and it's Incentives for the Development of Renewable Sources of Energy

January 17, 2018 January 16, 2018 January 15, 2018 January 14, 2018 Since the enactment of Law No. 57-07 on incentives for the development of renewable sources of energy on May 2007 ("Law No. 57-07"), the Dominican Republic has experienced a significant surge of investments in the renewable energy s

NATLAWREVIEW.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Dominican Republic's leadership on sustainable aviation development contributes to global momentum

MONTREAL and SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - At a recent bilateral meeting with its Chancellor, Mr. Miguel Octavio Vargas Maldonado, the President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, encouraged the Dominican Republic to pursue its strategic and exemplary focus on aviation as a lever

TRAVELDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

UANA Swimming Cup Brings Youth From All Over Americas

Photo Courtesy: Sarah Crocker With more than 550 swimmers from 27 countries converging for one meet in Florida, the Union Americana de Natacion (UANA) Swimming Cup will have one of the biggest international age group meets in the country. The first edition of the UANA Swimming Cup will be held in Co

SWIMINFO - 2018-01-17 08:45:32

Dominican man gets 10 years for heroin trafficking

CONCORD - Federal officials say a citizen of the Dominican Republic was sentenced this week to 10 years in federal prison for heroin trafficking. Acting U.S. Attorney John J. Farley announced Tuesday that Toribio Guerrero Marte, aka Luis Rodriguez Lugo, aka Boss, 32, a citizen of Dominican Republic,


The New Royalton Bavaro Perfects All-In Luxury

PHOTO: The newly opened Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa is located on the shores of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. (photo via Flickr/Ben Kucinski) The Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa is a newly opened property on the shores of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic that was built around the concept of "All