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¬°Felicidades! Dominican Republic on Your 167th Year of Independence

Today, all of Chile is celebrating and rejoicing its 167-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years making it the first permanent European settlement in the Americas. continue reading »

U.K. Fabled Pinewood Studios Coming to Dominican Republic to Create ‘Water Studio’

The fabled U.K. Pinewood Studios Group has announced that is coming in the Dominican Republic and building a film studio and state of the art television facility to service the Latin American audience. continue reading »

Tree Planting Brigades Arrive in Haiti from the Dominican Republic

The Ministry of Environment in the Dominican Republic has planted more than 380,000 trees in the area of Tirou, Haiti as part of the Green Quisqueya Plan. continue reading »

‘Most Prolific Hitter’ Dominican Albert Pujols Appears to be Entering Free Agent Market

While noon came and went at the St. Louis Cardinals corporate office and there does not appear to be a contract extension for its super star hitter, Dominican José Albert Pujols. continue reading »

Dominican Doctor Sentenced for Altering Fingerprints of Illegal Aliens

A Dominican doctor was convicted and sentenced today in federal court of conspiring to conceal illegal aliens from detection by altering their fingerprints. continue reading »

Chicago Cubs to Expand Training Facilities in Dominican Republic

Chicago Cubs owner, Tom Ricketts, has announced the organizations plan to expand their training facilities in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

New York City Officials Confirm 3 Cases of Cholera All Contracted in Dominican Republic

The city of New York’s health department is reporting three confirmed cases of cholera from New Yorkers that recently traveled to the Dominican Republic for a wedding. New York City typically reports one case a year of cholera. continue reading »

Dominican Doctor In Trouble for Disfiguring his New York Plastic Surgery Clients

Dominican Dr. Hector Cabral is in trouble with U.S. officials for his botched plastic surgeries and working in New York with out a medical license. continue reading »

Travel to Dominican Republic Hits 4.0 Million Mark in 2010

According to the Dominican Republic's (DR) Central Bank there were 4,124,543 non-resident air arrivals for 2010. This represents 132,240 more non-resident arrivals continue reading »

Dominican Amiga of Berlusconi Speaks Out: Had Sex as a Way of Saying Gracias

A Dominican woman, 25-year old Maria Esther Garcia Polanco involved in the sex scandal surrounding Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi told La Republica continue reading »

Italy’s Prime Minister Berlusconi Doesn’t Discriminate:  Lady Loves Include Latinas

Two Dominicans are on the list of women being investigated by Italian judges following claims that the 74-year old billionaire and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had paid for under-age prostitutes. continue reading »

Route Traffic Stop Nabs Dominican National with $6 Million in Cocaine

A 33-year-old citizen of the Dominican Republic who resides in Caguas, Puerto Rico, was arrested by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

Dominican Republic Resumes Deportation of Haitians

The Dominican Republic is now closing the open door policy it had to its Haitian neighborhoods, in place since the devastating earthquake of January 12 2010. continue reading »

U.S. Tourism Leading Revenue Producer for Dominican Republic at $4.24 Billion for 2010

Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia expects tourism receipts for 2010 to reach US$4.24 billion, making it the leading hard currency revenue producer in the country. continue reading »

Man Arrested at Puerto Rican Airport with 49 Heroin Pellets in Stomach

A 27-year-old U.S. citizen was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Saturday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continue reading »

‘Dominican Rum’ Must be Made from Sugar Cane Says Dominican Officials or Its Not Our Rum

Rum manufacturers have been actively defending the collective "Dominican rum" brand, and its requirements of being manufactured from sugar cane. Rum is the national drink of the country continue reading »

Immigration Deports Dominican Wanted for Murder

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Wednesday removed a Dominican national, wanted in the Dominican Republic for first degree murder. continue reading »

Presidents of Haiti and Dominican Republican Cancel Their Visit Last Minute?

A meeting between Haitian President Rene Preval and his Dominican counterpart Leonel Fernandez set for today has been cancelled and no date was given for a new meeting. continue reading »

UNWIND This Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

UNWIND this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Dominican Youngster Wins International Peace Prize

Sixteen-year-old Francia Simon from the Dominican Republic won the International Children's Peace Prize for campaigning for better access to health care and education. continue reading »