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Doctor imprisoned for conspiring to harbor illegal aliens in Massachusetts by surgically altering their fingerprints A doctor and his assistant are expected to be deported to their native Dominican Republic after serving prison sentences for surgically altering illegal aliens' fingerprints, according to federal prosecutors. BOSTON — A doctor and his assistant | 16 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Springfield, Massachusetts
New Dominican law OKs abortion if life at risk SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) The Dominican Republic has approved a law that for the first time decriminalizes abortions if the mother's life is at risk.
Yahoo! News | Dec 19, 2014 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Openly gay US ambassador treads touchy path in Dominican Republic At the end of James Brewster's first year as ambassador, many in the conservative Catholic country say his appointment shows how out of touch the US is with local values. But he says it's important for him to speak out.
The Christian Science Monitor | Dec 17, 2014 01:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dominican lawmakers submit new abortion measure SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Legislators in the Dominican Republic tentatively approved a bill Tuesday that would decriminalize abortions if the mother's life is at risk.
Yahoo! News | Dec 16, 2014 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cabrera signs with White Sox Former drugs cheat Melky Cabrera, who was slapped with a 50-game ban in 2012 for testing positive for testosterone, officially agreed to a multi-million dollar contract with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Dominican Republic outfielder r
Yahoo! News | Dec 16, 2014 7:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Twins welcome their latest Santana MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ervin Santana's given name was Johan. This was a fine way to be identified for the right-hander raised in the Dominican Republic and working his way up through the minor leagues.
Yahoo! News | Dec 16, 2014 01:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Haitian PM resigns; 'next few days critical' for president SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC—Haitian President Michel Martelly is seeking his fourth prime minister since taking office in 2011 after Laurent Lamothe quit to diffuse growing protests over a delayed electoral law that could lead to parliament&# | Dec 15, 2014 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nelson Cruz takes well-worn path to Mariners Newest Mariner has used his work ethic to battle through eight seasons in the minors in the Dominican Republic and the United States and 10 more in the majors to become a power-hitting all-star.
The Seattle Times | Dec 14, 2014 7:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Orem officer delivers baseball donations to kids in Dominican Republic When Sgt. Bill Crook asked for baseball equipment donations on Facebook so he could bring them to the Dominican Republic, he was overwhelmed by the response. | Dec 13, 2014 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salt Lake City, Utah
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The Dominican Republic's new world of luxury The Dominican Republic is finding a new identity, says Chris Leadbeater, as he revels in its history and vibrancy | Dec 13, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend