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Frontman for ‘Los Illegales’ and Renown Dominican Singer Hospitalized

Frontman for ‘Los Illegales’ and Renown Dominican Singer Hospitalized

Dominican singer Vladimir Dotel was hospitalized in Santo Domingo due to heart problems, doctors said. continue reading »

7 Die in Accident in Santiago, Dominican Republic

7 Die in Accident in Santiago, Dominican Republic

At least seven people were killed and one was seriously injured in a traffic accident early Sunday in Santiago, a city in the northern Dominican Republic, the National Police said. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Removes 68 City Dump Child Laborers

Dominican Republic Removes 68 City Dump Child Laborers

The Domincan Republic’s Department of Labor along with the Unit against Child Labor (UTI) removed 68 children working at the Rafey dump in Santiago as well as the city market, ‘Hospedaje Yaque.’ continue reading »

Marc Anthony Helping Orphans in Dominican Republic

Marc Anthony Helping Orphans in Dominican Republic

Maestro Cares Foundation Co-Founders, singing sensation Marc Anthony and entrepreneur Henry Cardenas, announced this week that the Foundation has received a land donation by the Dominican-based company Central Romana Corporation. continue reading »

61 Year-Old American Deported from Dominican Republic for Engaging in Sex Tourism

61 Year-Old American Deported from Dominican Republic for Engaging in Sex Tourism

A Shrewsbury, Mass., man has been charged in federal court with engaging in sex with a minor in the Dominican Republic. This investigation is being led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Dominican Singer-Songwriter Juan Luis Guerra Debuts New Christian Album

Dominican Singer-Songwriter Juan Luis Guerra Debuts New Christian Album

Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra next Tuesday will release his new album "Coleccion Cristiana" with 11 songs directed at the Christian market, his press office said. continue reading »

NFL Quarterback Ditches Fiancé Jenny Montes Just Hours before Walking Down the Aisle

NFL Quarterback Ditches Fiancé Jenny Montes Just Hours before Walking Down the Aisle

Jason Campbell, quarterback for the Oakland Raiders, cancels his Caribbean nuptials with fiancé Jenny Montes, hours before she walks down the aisle. continue reading »

Wife of Dominican Singer-Songwriter Juan Luis Guerra Said to be Jealous of Female Pastor

Wife of Dominican Singer-Songwriter Juan Luis Guerra Said to be Jealous of Female Pastor

Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra several years ago ended his affiliation with the congregation where he was baptized as a Christian because of his continue reading »

New Multi Million Dollar Dominican Republic Mansion for Rafael Nadal

New Multi Million Dollar Dominican Republic Mansion for Rafael Nadal

Currently you can find tennis great, Rafael Nadal in the new Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition with model Bar Refaeli, but he is also celebrating his new home in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Cocaine Found on JetBlue Plane Coming in From Dominican Republic

Cocaine Found on JetBlue Plane Coming in From Dominican Republic

On Feb. 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Logan International Airport seized approximately 8.9 kilograms of cocaine that was discovered on a JetBlue flight that originated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Latino Baseball Hall of Fame Unveil Bronze Tommy Lasorda Statue in Dominican Republic

Latino Baseball Hall of Fame Unveil Bronze Tommy Lasorda Statue in Dominican Republic

Each year, the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame bestows the Tommy Lasorda Award to non-Latinos who make significant contributions to Latino baseball, but this weekend is was Lasorda himself who was presented with an honor. continue reading »

51 Now Confirmed Dead in Dominican Shipwreck

51 Now Confirmed Dead in Dominican Shipwreck

Another four bodies have been recovered following last weekend's sinking of a small boat carrying people trying to migrate illegally from the Dominican Republic to the Puerto Rico, lifting the death toll to 51, officials said. continue reading »

Number of Dead, Undocumented Dominicans Tops 40 from Shipwreck

Number of Dead, Undocumented Dominicans Tops 40 from Shipwreck

The death toll from the sinking over the weekend of a small boat carrying migrants from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico has risen to 43, with the search for the missing continuing, a navy commander told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Obtains $130 Million in Loans to Upgrade Toll Roads & Tourist Loaded Highways

Dominican Republic Obtains $130 Million in Loans to Upgrade Toll Roads & Tourist Loaded Highways

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved its largest single no-sovereign guaranteed transaction in the Dominican Republic with a $130 million senior secured loan for Dominicana de Vías Concesionadas, C. por A. to finance the rehabilitation, construction, operation and maintenance of a network of connecting toll roads, known as Viadom. continue reading »

18 Now Confirmed Dead in Dominican Shipwreck

18 Now Confirmed Dead in Dominican Shipwreck

Eighteen people are now confirmed dead in a shipwreck over the weekend off the northeastern Dominican Republic, while rescue teams continue to search for dozens of people missing in the accident, officials said Monday. continue reading »