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Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Relatives of Family Killed in Bronx Car Crash Seek Financial Help for Funerals

Relatives of Family Killed in Bronx Car Crash Seek Financial Help for Funerals

DR1 is reporting that relatives of the seven Dominicans who were killed in a tragic car accident in the Bronx, New York over the weekend have gone public with a plea for financial support to bring continue reading »

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) federal law enforcement authorities intercepted a single engine yola type vessel with 14 undocumented citizens of the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Authorities Searching for Dominican Woman Who Sold Her Baby for $2500

Authorities Searching for Dominican Woman Who Sold Her Baby for $2500

Dominican police are looking for a woman who sold her 8-month-old baby for 100,000 pesos ($2,500), authorities said Monday. The child was recovered last Friday. The spokesman for the northern regional po continue reading »

Three Generations of Dominican Family Die When Car Plunges 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo from Overpass

Three Generations of Dominican Family Die When Car Plunges 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo from Overpass

Seven people perished today, all from the same Dominican family, as their Honda minivan plunged off an overpass into the Bronx zoo. Three generations of the continue reading »

Dominican Hanley Ramirez of Miami Marlins Get Endorsement Deal with New Balance Shoes

Dominican Hanley Ramirez of Miami Marlins Get Endorsement Deal with New Balance Shoes

Third baseman, Hanley Ramirez has just inked a new deal with shoe and athletic wear provider New Balance. As part of the deal, the Dominican ball player will wear New Balance cleats and all his off-field footwear will also be New Balance. continue reading »

Secretly Married Miss Dominican Republic Booted Out and Dethroned

Secretly Married Miss Dominican Republic Booted Out and Dethroned

Latin America takes their beauty and beauty pageants very seriously, what with six Miss Universe’s coming from Latin America over the last ten years. continue reading »

U.S. and Dominican Republic Formally Agree to Share Forfeited Assets

U.S. and Dominican Republic Formally Agree to Share Forfeited Assets

Attorney General Eric Holder and Dominican Prosecutor General Radhamés Jiménez Peña met in Washington, D.C. this week, to sign a permanent agreement to share forfeited assets between the governments of the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

A Taiwanese diplomat was found slain Tuesday in her apartment in Santo Domingo's university district, local police reported. continue reading »

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

The pilot of Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the drug cartel, Sinaloa and the most powerful drug trafficker perhaps on the planet for whose capture the United States has offered 30 million dollars continue reading »

What a Beach! Dominican Republic Builds Artificial Beach Along Santo Domingo Boardwalk

What a Beach! Dominican Republic Builds Artificial Beach Along Santo Domingo Boardwalk

The Dominican Republic has now built its first temporary artificial beach along capital city Santo Domingo’s boardwalk. Though the city has 19 miles of coastline the water is contaminated and not safe for swimmers an continue reading »

For Disfiguring Women in New York, Dominican Plastic Surgeon Will Serve Community Service

For Disfiguring Women in New York, Dominican Plastic Surgeon Will Serve Community Service

A plastic surgeon not licensed to practice in the United States will serve just 250 hours of community service for disfiguring seven women in New York. continue reading »

Kardashian Clan Getting Some Sun in the Dominican Republic

Kardashian Clan Getting Some Sun in the Dominican Republic

This family must really love the sun. Earlier this year, the Kardashian family was in Mexico, but now some of the Kardashian sisters are having a little bonding time it seems, as Kim and Kourtney Kardashian and their half-sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner are taking in the sun in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Tragedy:  7-year old Street Beggar Murdered in Dominican Republic for $8

Tragedy:  7-year old Street Beggar Murdered in Dominican Republic for $8

Four teenagers, including two Haitians, murdered a 7-year-old boy because they were envious of his ability to get money from drivers while panhandling in Santo Domingo, Dominican police said. continue reading »

Dominican Jail Warden Arrested for Bringing Drugs to Inmates

Dominican Jail Warden Arrested for Bringing Drugs to Inmates

A Dominican Republic jail warden, Severino Brazoban Guzman, has been arrested for smuggling cocaine and marijuana to prison inmates at the La Victoria prison. continue reading »