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Man pleads guilty to cold case Bethlehem murder - UPDATE
Nearly two decades ago, Francisco G. "Papalo" Miranda disappeared the night several witnesses saw him flee from the fatal stabbing of a Bethlehem man.
Thu May 16, 2013
NYC names stretch of Broadway after its first immigrant, a Dominican
Armando Batista, 34, at the ceremony for Broadway's co-naming of Juan Rodriguez Way on Wednesday, May 16.
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Xumaniia is Proud to Announce that the Company will be...
Grand opening of Akon's new night club "Jewel" at the Melia Caribe Tropical Hotel and Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic " or the "Company") , a company that has developed proprietary technology capable of broadcasting live concerts and events in True HDa wirelessly from multiple cameras for an extremely low production cost, today announces ... (more)
Teacher from Philly killed in Dominican Republic crash
The Associated Press reports that 24-year-old Megan Garven died in the Tuesday crash after the car she was traveling in struck another vehicle in Santiago.
Wed May 15, 2013
Car Accident Takes Life Of Philadelphia Woman Teaching In Dominican Republic
Authorities in the Dominican Republic say an American woman who taught at a Christian school in the country has been killed in a car accident that also injured a fellow teacher and a student.
Mon May 13, 2013
Five State Representatives Endorse Cortes
Today, the Bob Cortes for State House District 30 campaign announced the endorsements of Florida House Majority Leader Steve Precourt, Representative Jason Brodeur, Representative David Santiago, Representative John Tobia, and Representative Ritch Workman, who join over a dozen other Central Florida leaders who have already endorsed the campaign.
Powerball jackpot at $350M, fourth-largest prize ever
March 25, 2013: Crowds stand outside Eagles Liquors in Passaic, N.J. The store sold the winning $338 million Powerball ticket that was claimed by a New Jersey resident later identified as 44-year-old Pedro Quezada.
NYC weighs allowing many immigrants to vote
NEW YORK - Agha Saleh came to the United States inspired by democratic ideals, but it took him years to achieve a basic one here: voting.
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Wiggins students perform at 'Singing in the Spring'
The Wiggins Elementary School first grade sang in the Singing in the Spring concert at Wiggins Event Center recently.
Sun May 12, 2013
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Dan Kelly's Korner: Persevering in a new land, a new language
Samaria Cabral, who emigrated from the Dominican Republic 12 years ago, received her master's degree in urban education on Saturday from Alvernia University.
Sat May 11, 2013
Robert B. Simpson: Ready or not
Forty-eight years ago, when the sputtering series of coups, counter-coups, and threats of coups had finally combusted into revolution in the Dominican Republic, the 82d Airborne Division began deploying to that small Caribbean nation as the major element of what would become known as "Power Pack." Four U.S. Marine battalions had been sent down on ... (more)
Jose Martinez, Mike Oliveira Win in Santo Domingo
Undefeated super flyweight sensation Jose "Chiquiro" Martinez showed great skills and great power to secure a stoppage at 2:15 of round 4 over Dominican warrior Geyci Lorenzo , who was a former 3 time national champion for the Dominican Republic national team.
Fri May 10, 2013
The amazing haul of seven cyber hackers who 'stole $45 million in...
U.S. prosecutors untangling the aftermath of a $45million global cyber heist have released images of the suspected criminals' impressive loot, including piles of cash, high-end watches and even a luxury car.
Alleged Dominican head of New York ATM thefts was shot dead
An alleged leader of the New York arm of a global cyber crime ring, which stole $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks, was shot dead during an attempted robbery in the Dominican Republic last month, Dominican police said on Friday.
Caribbean Filmmaking: 5 Island Spots Worth the Trip
From a Ben Affleck-starrer to a Bond movie, the perfect beaches, lush jungles and unique cityscapes attract Hollywood with robust incentives.
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NYC weighs allowing many immigrants to vote
Agha Saleh came to the United States inspired by democratic ideals, but it took him years to achieve a basic one here : voting.
Thu May 09, 2013
UNESCO Director Visits Nicaraguan Biosphere Reserves
UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova inspected two of the three biosphere reserves in Nicaragua to get a firsthand look at their condition, first lady Rosario Murillo said.
Dog Bites Man - Internet Bank Heist Version
In New York City alone, the thieves responsible for A.T.M. withdrawals struck 2,904 machines over 10 hours on Feb.
Dominican Republic on High Dengue alert: Experts cite Global Warming as Boost in Cases
With the summer rains just starting, epidemiologist Jesus Feris Iglesias warns that extra precautions should be taken to avoid mosquito bites.
Feds in NYC: Hackers stole $45M in ATM card breach
A worldwide gang of criminals stole a total of $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday - and outmoded U.S. card technology may be partly to blame.