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Caribbean Export supports joint investment promotions strategy for Haiti and Dominican Republic

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Trinadad Express

Antigua's serious - wrong' action against Caricom

It's a wrong that should speedily be corrected with an appropriate explanation for the benefit of the citizens of our 15-member regional integration movement. The error in judgment, if that's what it is, was last week's official visit to the Dominican Republic by Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, Asot Michael.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Dominican Republic pursues missing plane case

The Dominican Republic has asked the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for help in tracking down a small jet that never reached its destination. National Drug Control Agency Director Julio Cesar Souffront said Friday that he is working with DEA officials to find the jet and determine whether it was used for drug trafficking.


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Trinidad and Tobago News

My Son Innocent

MY SON INNOCENT A mother is making a tearful plea to the police to "stop killing innocent people" after her son was shot dead by officers COPS KILL MAN #35 ...and mix up name of deceased Anger in St Barb's after Police kill man two days before birthday Lucky's touch missed by residents Lawyer: Accused suffers broken wrist in station beating One of the four persons held by police on Monday following the murder of 52-year-old Steven Khan is expected to undergo surgery today to treat a broken wrist Battle vehicles to shield VIPs THE Ministry of National Security has indicated that the 20 armoured cars government will be purchasing over the next year will be to shield VIPs.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Small US Plane Disappears In Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Sept. 12 -- A small plane disappeared in the Dominican Republic with two people on board, authorities said Thursday.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The York Daily Record

Jet missing after taking off in Dominican Republic

An official with the Civil Aviation Authority in the Dominican Republic says a small executive jet is missing after taking off from Las Americas airport in the capital. Civil Aviation spokesman Hector Olivo says the twin-engine Hawker Siddeley was flying from Santo Domingo to Punto Cana on the eastern tip of the country but never arrived at its destination.


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Man Busted Smuggling Drugs In D.A.R.E. Stuffed Animal: Cops

State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt. Troopers say Gregory Bolongnese , of Plattsburgh, was arrested Monday at the bus station in his hometown near the Canadian border.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014


Panic En La Playa | Late-Night & Poolside Sets Announced

The fourth installment of Widespread Panic's Panic En La Playa destination event takes place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic between January 24 and 28. This afternoon, organizers Cloud 9 Adventures have revealed the special guests that will be joining Widespread Panic for additional sets at the event in the D.R. In addition to four nights of Widespread Panic, Panic En La Playa attendees will be treated to late night sets from Dirty Dozen Brass Band and The Playa Allstars . The second incarnation of The Playa Allstars finds Ivan Neville and Nikki Glaspie added to the already stellar lineup of George Porter, Jr., Col.


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ABA Journal

Suspended lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails

A New Jersey lawyer has been suspended for three months for "sarcastic and sophomoric" comments to opposing counsel and misstatements to a judge. The New Jersey Supreme Court suspended lawyer Jared Stolz on Sept.


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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Sweet Science

Frank Galarza To Glove Up Sept. 20 in NYC

Jonathan Batista has been tapped to fight undefeated Jr. Middleweight Frank Galarza in a 10-round Jr. Middleweight bout that will headline a 10 bout card promoted by New Legend Boxing on September 20th, 2014 at the Resorts World Casino New York City. Batista, 29 years of age, from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic has a record of 14-3 with 7 of his wins coming by way of knockout.


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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Last minute holiday bargains to UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, UAE, USA and Dominican Republic

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Business Journal

5 ways to engage customers in your company's philanthropy

Mike Wheeler of Florida Hearing fits a child with hearing aids in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, as part of a Starkey Hearing Foundation mission in January. Corporate philanthropy programs are often well intentioned but can be hard to communicate effectively to customers.


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Santiago: Street Food Friday: The Perfect Chilean Lunch

When visiting the center of Santiago , a walk through the Mercado Central or La Vega is a must for foodies looking to discover the local scene. Always chatty and full of color, these markets carry a lot of personality and plenty of opportunities to munch along the way.


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Miley Cyrus' Tour Promoter Fighting Dominican Republic Ban

Miley Cyrus ' tour promoter is challenging Dominican Republic officials' decision to ban the pop superstar from performing in the Caribbean country on morality grounds. Late last month , authorities at the nation's commission which oversees public performances pulled the plug on the Wrecking Ball hitmaker's planned show in Santo Domingo on 13 September , amid fears the provocative star's Bangerz gig will include "acts that go against morals and customs, which are punishable by Dominican law".


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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Hospitality Net

CHICOS Program to Include Providing Capital, All-Inclusive Resorts and Sustainable Hotels

Discussion panels and workshops at the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit will focus on key subjects impacting the investment climate in the Caribbean including available capital, mixed-use development and other investment opportunities in the region. CHICOS is scheduled Nov. 13-14, 2014 at theHard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Times-Picayune

'De Todo Un Poco' Hispanice television show in New Orleans celebrates 20th anniversary

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of De Todo Un Poco Show on Cox Cable at the Hispanic Apostolate in Metairie , the host of the show Julio Guichard in the center with his wife, Olga Guichard, left, and his granddaughter, Lauren Guichard, right.


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Tue Sep 02, 2014

E! Online

Miley Cyrus Taking a Stand Against Dominican Republic Concert Ban,...

13, which would have marked her first concert in the Dominican Republic, a source tells E! exclusively that Miley is taking a stand against the ban after her performance was prohibited.


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POWER Magazine Announces Award-Winning Gas-Fired Power Plants

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

MSN Money

8 places to retire abroad and save big

People dream of different things when considering retirement: relaxation, affordability, traveling or trying new things.


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The Independent

Miley Cyrus on sex symbol sexism: 'No one would have ever called ...

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