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4 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Pit Bulls Maul Young Child in Dominican Republic

A 3-year-old boy in the northeastern town of Las Terrenas died and his mother was seriously injured when they were attacked by three pit-bull dogs, Dominican police said Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

Hard Rock Resort in Punta Cana on Fire

Hard rock Punta Cana Dominican Republic catches on fire due to a kitchen fire "Isla" restaurant and other residences affected Select one of the options below.

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The Miami Herald

Dominican Republic installs beach despite drought

The yearly project is intended for those who cannot afford to travel during Holy Week and will include 12 pools near a boardwalk in the capital of Santo Domingo.

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Related Topix: Travel, Weather, Dominican Republic Travel, World News, Natural Disasters, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Drought

CNN

Playa Sosua, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

Forgetting about the daily routine and just laying down eating some good fish and enjoying the beautiful view is one of my favorite hobbies in Sosua.

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WebWire

Lifetouch Memory Mission Participants Return From School-Building Trip to the Dominican Republic

In late January, volunteers embarked on a Lifetouch Memory Mission trip to help build a vocational school in the Dominican Republic.

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Forbes.com

Inside Jay Z's Cohiba Comador Cigar Venture

Stroll into the Nat Sherman Townhouse in Manhattan and the first thing you'll notice is how quickly the scent of smoke engulfs your body, attaching itself to the back of your throat like a bitter, invisible paste.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Gaby emerges as option against righties

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Turkey Interested In Top-Level Talks With Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, April 16 -- Turkey wants to hold a top-level dialogue as soon as possible with the Dominican Republic, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who is on an official visit, said.

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Bajan Reporter

Santo Domingan Police dismissed: downfall via charges of extortion, etc.

On 14 April, the Dominican Republic's Executive Branch agreed with the recommendations of the Upper Police Board to forcibly retire or dismiss for bad conduct 27 police officers: four majors, two captains, nine first lieutenants, seven second lieutenants, two sergeant majors, two corporals and one private, yesterday, 14 April.

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National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.

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Daily Mail

I do know how to pronounce Achilies and I'm not an idiot, insists...

I DO know how to pronounce 'Achilles' and I still won, says Indiana student branded worst Wheel Of Fortune contestant ever Julian Batt, 19, guessed the all letters to the answer 'The Mythological Hero Achilles' but instead of pronouncing it the proper way, he said 'A-chill-us' He then went on to make further mistakes guessing The Worlds Fastest Man ... (more)

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World-Grain

Ocrim building facilities in Central America

With the exception of facilities installed in existing buildings, each of the mills was studied and designed in 3D with a modular concept to foresee upgrades and expansions without interfering with the existing unit's operations.

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New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Free 'NYC' condoms smuggled into Dominican Republic

The taxpayer-funded condoms, distributed for free across the five boroughs under a city Health Department program since 2007, are popping up in stores in the Caribbean country at cheaper prices than other condom brands.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Dolphins Cheerleaders Create "Fantasy" Video Ahead Of Squad Tryouts

Calling all cheerleading-enthusiasts: the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders will soon begin their search for enthusiastic, charismatic and talented women to join their squad.

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ABC News

FBI: Miami Cop Known as 'Milk Man' Helped Dealers

In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing.

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The Daily News Journal

12 ready to take mission trip

A group of 12 female MTSU student-athletes will embark on a mission trip to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic next month.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Review Online

Alec Nixon: Menendez Friend Melgen Is Medicare's $20 Million Man

Data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid show Dr. Salomon Melgen, an ophthalmologist in southern Florida, received nearly $21 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012.

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Tire Business

Flynn's Tire rewards dealers with Mexico trip

Flynn's Tire Wholesale recently hosted 65 dealer couples, several key suppliers and employees for its fourth annual Gold Standard Travel Incentive Program trip to the resort area at Riviera Maya, Mexico.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

CTNow.com

New London Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug, Gun Offenses

A New London man was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in federal prison for distributing heroin and illegally possessing firearms, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Federal Prisons, Prison, US Secret Service, US News

SmarterTravel

JetBlue Spring Flights from $41+ O/W

Valid until April 22, JetBlue's latest sale discounts travel from mid-May through mid-June.

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