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News Topic - Dominican Republic

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Boat flips near Dominican coast; at least 1 death SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Authorities in the Dominican Republic searched Friday for survivors after a small boat carrying about 20 migrants capsized off the eastern tip of the country as they apparently tried to reach Puerto Rico.
Yahoo! News | 10 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dominican Legal Status Still Elusive for Migrants Dominican Republic approves first residency permits but few migrants make the cut
ABC News | Aug 28, 2014 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dominican gov't slow to issue permits to migrants SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) The Dominican Republic is approving the first residency and work permits for migrants under a new program that has drawn more than 115,000 applicants.
Yahoo! News | Aug 28, 2014 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dominican park would halt Canadian company's mine SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Lawmakers in the Dominican Republic approved a plan Wednesday to create a national park in an area where a Canadian company has sought to expand mining operations.
Yahoo! News | Aug 28, 2014 03:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dominican court opens case on ex-Vatican official SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) A court in the Dominican Republic has taken the first steps toward possible sexual abuse charges against a former Vatican ambassador to the Caribbean country.
Yahoo! News | Aug 27, 2014 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Resort explosion ruins Canadian couple's destination wedding A Canadian couples dream destination wedding in the Dominican Republic turned into a nightmare situation following an explosion at their resort. | Aug 27, 2014 12:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Young' at 34, Estrella wins 1st Grand Slam match NEW YORK (AP) Victor Estrella came to the perfect place to earn his first Grand Slam victory at the age of 34.He's starting to become a household name back home in the Dominican Republic after playing in a major tournament for the first time this year, an
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2014 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hurricane Cristobal Kills Four, Moves Toward Bermuda A tropical storm watch is posted for Bermuda as Hurricane Cristobal moves north after killing at least four people in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the Turks and Caicos islands. Forecasters predict Cristobal, a Category One storm with winds of 130 ki
Voice of America | Aug 27, 2014 12:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Vatican ambassador Jozef Wesolowski could face trial over alleged sex abuse after losing diplomatic immunity A former papal diplomat, who was defrocked over allegations that he sexually abused young boys, has lost his diplomatic immunity and could therefore face trial in the Dominican Republic, according to the Vatican.
The Independent | Aug 26, 2014 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Theater Review: Barcel con Hielo Examines a Dominican Mans Memories In the comic Barcel con Hielo, a man from the Dominican Republic awaiting surgery misses everything about home except the corruption.
New York Times | Aug 26, 2014 9:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend