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  1. Benjamin Balleret completes sweep at Futures tennis tournament at Palm CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... and held the rest of the way. Both players plan to compete in the ATP Challenger event in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, next week. Balleret, a veteran Davis Cup player for Monaco, was ranked as high as No. 204 in singles in 2006. His rankings ...

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  2. The Dominican Republic Is Worried Cuba Thawing Will Be Bad for Its BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Skift

    ... a new regional rivalry. Let's hope it tries to compete on services and offerings, not price. Why is the Dominican Republic worried about improving ties between the U.S. and Cuba? Just watch the movie "Godfather II." The scenes of mafia don Michael ...

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  3. Stateless in Dominican Republic risk expulsion -AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... and at risk of being deported if they fail to meet a Sunday deadline to register for residency in the Dominican Republic, Amnesty has warned. For decades the Dominican Republic recognised the children of Haitian migrants born in the country as ...

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  4. Man blames another for estranged wife's 2005 slayingRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... in time. I just know he said the gun went off." Torres said he was afraid of retaliation and fled to the Dominican Republic, where he started a new family, and stayed until 2010, when he left for Italy. He was arrested in March 2013 in Italy and ...

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  5. Godfather II' Explains Why Dominicans Worry Over U.S.-CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Why is the Dominican Republic worried about improving ties between the U.S. and Cuba? Just watch the movie "Godfather II." The scenes of Mafia don Michael Corleone driving through the streets of Havana on the eve of the Cuban revolution were shot in the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo.

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  6. Thousands of stateless in Dominican Republic risk deportation - rights group - TRFNRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... and at risk of being deported if they fail to meet a Sunday deadline to register for residency in the Dominican Republic, Amnesty has warned. For decades the Dominican Republic recognised the children of Haitian migrants born in the country as ...

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  7. Man arrested for smuggling cocaine in stereo speaker at JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    A New Jersey man was busted trying to smuggle a kilogram of cocaine through Kennedy Airport. He attempted to smuggle the cocaine through to the Dominican Republic using a stereo speaker.

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  8. Cruz fondly recalls Puerto Rico's title teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Washington Nationals

    ... other team representing Puerto Rico to win the Caribbean Series was the Cangrejeros de Santurce, in the Dominican Republic in 2000. The MVP of that series, Jose Cruz Jr., reflected recently on what that meant to him and the group representing the ...

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  9. Saturday, February 7Read the original story

    Friday | KRON 4

    ... carrying German tourists crashes into the Caribbean minutes after taking off from Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic, killing 189 aboard. 1997 - As Ecuador's Congress votes to remove President Abdala Bucaram, who refuses to step down, and names ...

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  10. MLB notebook: Minaya leaves Padres for unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | KETV-TV

    ... players, while ensuring the integrity of the competition on the field is maintained." Minaya, born in the Dominican Republic, was baseball's first Hispanic general manager, placed in charge of the Montreal Expos in 2002. He also was the New York ...

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  11. Deadline nears for 'stateless' in Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    People of Haitian descent born in the Dominican Republic stand in line to apply for a birth certificate listing them as foreigners, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.

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  12. Blue Jays sign SantiagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... eds last season, appearing at second base, shortstop, third base and left field. The right-handed hitting Dominican Republic native posted a .246 average in 2014 and owns a .243 career mark over his 13 seasons with the Reds, Tigers and Mariners.

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  13. GoFundMe: Southampton Student Raising Money For Trip to Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Patch.com

    Angela O'Brien, a Southampton student, started a fundraising campaign on GoFundMe in order to raise money for a trip to the Dominican Republic. "For the past few years, Susan Wright, assistant Principal of Southampton Intermediate School, has run a student trip to the Dominican Republic to help build a School for the children of Constanza," she writes on the GoFundMe page .

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  14. Mass deportation of Haitians from the Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Caribbean News Now!

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- On 27 January, 51 people, including 30 Dominican-born children, some of their mothers and 14 other adults were deported without due process to Haiti from the Dominican Republic. More mass deportations of Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants are feared.

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  15. It's Always Sunny With Travel Experiences From ViatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | PRWeb

    ... escape: The Punta Cana River Horseback Riding and Zipline Tour explores the beautiful scenery of the Dominican Republic from two very unique and adventurous perspectives. Interact with the locals (colorful tropical fish) during the Nassau SUB ...

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  16. Look Who's Worried by Better U.S.-Cuban Ties: DominicansRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Bloomberg

    Why is the Dominican Republic worried about improving ties between the U.S. and Cuba? Just watch the movie "Godfather II." The scenes of mafia don Michael Corleone driving through the streets of Havana on the eve of the Cuban revolution were shot in the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo.

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  17. CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Economist

    ... Rico 40 years earlier; in 1865 it withdrew from an attempted recolonisation of Santo Domingo (now the Dominican Republic). Sorry. Have you listened to The Economist Radio on Facebook? The Economist Radio is an on-demand social listening platform ...

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  18. PR skipper Perez looks to relive Caribbean Series magicRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Major League Baseball

    Former Major Leaguer Eduardo Perez can still hear the celebratory sounds on the field in the Dominican Republic the last time Puerto Rico won the Caribbean Series. There were rowdy cheers from the Puerto Rican fans in attendance at Quisqueya Stadium in Santo Domingo.

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  19. Mexico Students' Deaths Blamed on Mistaken Identity as GangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Max

    Authorities in Mexico said the deaths of 43 college students who went missing four months ago were murders by a group that thought the students were members of a rival gang. "There's no doubt that the students lost their lives, their freedom and were then incinerated and thrown into the Rio San Juan," Attorney General Jesus Murillo said, according to Reuters .

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  20. Photos: - Frank: The Man, The Music,' Yardbird celebrate at Venetian-PalazzoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... covered the Frank Sinatra Concert of the Americas show in 1982 when he performed at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic with drummer Buddy Rich for an "Entertainment Tonight"-produced special. On that moon-lit starry night outdoors in the ...

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