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Dominican Republic Prosecutors Conclude Papal Nuncio Sexually Abused Boys

Dominican Republic Prosecutors Conclude Papal Nuncio Sexually Abused Boys

Dominican Republic prosecutors investigating former Archbishop and Papal Nuncio Jozef Wesolowski ,on allegations of child sexual abuse, have concluded he sexually abused at least five boys under age 15. continue reading »

DR:  No Mass Deportation of Dominican-Born Children of Undocumented Now Stripped of Citizenship

DR:  No Mass Deportation of Dominican-Born Children of Undocumented Now Stripped of Citizenship

President Danilo Medina said Monday there will be no "mass deportations and the humanity of the immigrant will be respected," following the verdict of the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court denying citizenship to Dominican-born children of undocumented migrants. continue reading »

Karadashian Family Helps Inaugurate New Resort in Dominican Republic

Karadashian Family Helps Inaugurate New Resort in Dominican Republic

U.S. model and television star Kourtney Kardashian this weekend attended the inauguration of the Breathless Resort & Spa, a luxury hotel built by Spain's Martinon group on the Uvero Alto beaches here. continue reading »

Luis Miguel Performs in Dominican Republic to Start LatAm Tour

Luis Miguel Performs in Dominican Republic to Start LatAm Tour

Singer Luis Miguel kicked off his Latin American tour here with a concert lasting almost two hours during which he brought the fans to their feet and even kissed one female concertgoer on the lips. continue reading »

Luis Miguel Demands Villa, Yacht, Helicopter for Stay in DR

Luis Miguel Demands Villa, Yacht, Helicopter for Stay in DR

Mexican singer Luis Miguel, who will begin his Latin American tour in the Dominican Republic, has instructed his promoter to provide him with a helicopter, private chef and other luxuries during his six-day stay in the country, it was reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Protests in Dominican Republic Turn Deadly

Protests in Dominican Republic Turn Deadly

A man died Wednesday after being shot twice in the head during protests in the northern Dominican Republic, bringing to four the number of fatalities during the clashes. continue reading »

Experts Find Teen Pregnancy Rate in Dominican Republic Alarming

Experts Find Teen Pregnancy Rate in Dominican Republic Alarming

The incidence of teenage pregnancy in the Dominican Republic is between 25 percent and 30 percent, an alarming level, according to two experts consulted Thursday by Efe. continue reading »

Dominican Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for Puerto Rican Identity Fraud Scheme

Dominican Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for Puerto Rican Identity Fraud Scheme

A Dominican national was sentenced Friday to serve 42 months in prison for her role in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents, announced the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; U.S. Attorney of the District of Puerto Rico; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS); the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS); and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). continue reading »

JUST IN:  Tropical Storm Gabrielle Forming Near Puerto Rico

JUST IN:  Tropical Storm Gabrielle Forming Near Puerto Rico

The U.S. National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm advisory for Tropical Storm Gabrielle forming south of Puerto Rico. The storm started as a tropical depression with sustained winds of 35 mph. continue reading »

Papal Nuncio, Ordained by Pope John II, Removed from Dominican Republican Amidst Pedophile Claims

Papal Nuncio, Ordained by Pope John II, Removed from Dominican Republican Amidst Pedophile Claims

The Vatican has removed and ordered back to Rome the papal nuncio in the Dominican Republic, Archbishop Josef Wesolowski. continue reading »

Massive Marlin Jumps into Boat Near Dominican Republic  (VIDEO)

Massive Marlin Jumps into Boat Near Dominican Republic (VIDEO)

A group of fisherman out near the Dominican Republic managed to get an interesting "catch" on video. On Thursday, Florida's Bobby Jacobsen was out on his 62-foot boat, the Marlin Darlin continue reading »

Pregnant 10-Year-Old to Receive Help From Domincan Gov’t

Pregnant 10-Year-Old to Receive Help From Domincan Gov’t

The pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl in San Cristobal, a province in the southern Dominican Republic, is a "real tragedy," Public Health and Social Assistance Minister Freddy Hidalgo said Sunday. continue reading »

Dominican Man Passes Out Drunk, Wakes Up to Missing Penis

Dominican Man Passes Out Drunk, Wakes Up to Missing Penis

A Dominican man was recently horrified after awaking from a night of drinking to discover to his penis was gone. Geraldo Ramos, 64, told local Noticias Sin last week that he had been drinking heavily when he passed out drunk. continue reading »

Yaritza Reyes Named 2013 Miss Dominican Republic

Yaritza Reyes Named 2013 Miss Dominican Republic

The representative of the western Dominican province of Elias Piña was elected Miss Dominican Republic 2013 on the weekend. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Inaugurates $6M Solar Energy Plant

Dominican Republic Inaugurates $6M Solar Energy Plant

President Danilo Medina inaugurated the $6 million solar energy plant at the Cibao International Airport in the northern Dominican Republic. The 1.5 MW power plant has 5,880 solar panels that generate electricity. continue reading »