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6 hrs ago | CTV

Resort explosion ruins Canadian couple's destination wedding

A Canadian couple's dream destination wedding in the Dominican Republic turned into a nightmare situation following an explosion at their resort.

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13 hrs ago | The Independent

Former Vatican ambassador Jozef Wesolowski could face trial over...

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Dominican Republic: Chikungunya fever affected nearly half a million

Sometimes I remember that this isn't just an Ebola blog. Via D ominican Today : Chikungunya fever affected nearly half a million in DR .

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Related Topix: Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America, World News

The Peninsula

Qatari envoy meets Dominican minister

Qatar's Ambassador to Dominican Republic, Khamees Buti Rashid Al Suhooti, met the country's Agriculture Minister, Luis Ramon Rodriguez, in Santo Domingo.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Agriculture, Science

ContactMusic.com

Miley Cyrus' Mtv Vmas Date Is A Wanted Man

The homeless youth Miley Cyrus took to the MTV Video Music Awards as her date is wanted by police in his native Oregon for a probation violation.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, World News, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

SmarterTravel

$54+ O/W JetBlue Sale for Sunny Destinations

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time for JetBlue's latest airfare sale - which discounts flights to sunny Caribbean and Latin American destinations, including Nassau; St. Croix; Santiago, Dominican Republic; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, Colombia Travel, South America Travel, Cartagena Colombia, Colombia Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

At least three dead after Cristobal strengthens into a hurricane as ...

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Bryan Cranston, World News, Religion, Amish, Tornado

WKRN

List of winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

In the coming years, Californians could have valuable seconds of warning before earthquakes such as this week's wine country temblor reach them, allowing trains to slow down or stop, power plants and factories... In the coming years, Californians could have valuable seconds of warning before earthquakes such as this week's wine country temblor ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, World News, Weather, California Government, Francois Hollande

USA Today

Vatican: Ex-envoy can be tried by Dominican court

Vatican: Ex-envoy can be tried by Dominican court Vatican says Josef Wesolowski has ended all diplomatic activity for the Holy See.

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Hispanically Speaking

Over 3,000 Dominicans Displaced by Heavy Rains and Flooding

At least 3,603 people have been displaced, 606 homes damaged or destroyed and 23 communities cut off as a result of intense rains over the past two days in the Dominican Republic, emergency authorities said Sunday.

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GlobeNewswire

Blue Water Provides General Shareholder Update

Blue Water Global Group, Inc. is issuing this update to keep its shareholders apprised of the current state of progress and timing for both its premium rums and Blue Water Bar & Grill presently under development in St. Maarten, Dutch West Indies.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert

The Buenos Aires Herald reports that the September 13 concert, scheduled for the country's capital of Santo Domingo, has been canceled by the local government, because Miley's performances "go against [the Dominican Republic's] morals and customs," and she uses "language and images which encourage sex and violence."

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Hispanically Speaking

Michelin Rated Chef Berasategui Heads for Costa Rica

Martin Berasategui, the Spanish chef who has earned the most Michelin stars, plans to open a new restaurant in Costa Rica in early 2015.

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Cybercast News Service

Cristobal's pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

Slow-moving Tropical Storm Cristobal lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf after swollen rivers swept at least three people away on the Caribbean island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Rick Perry, US Governors, Central America

WTVC

Tropical weather aims for Bahamas

The southeast and central Bahamas are under a tropical storm warning today from a tropical depression that's expected to strengthen as it heads toward the islands.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Mail

We pay for Cuban bin rounds as part of an eco-regeneration project - as ours are cut

The EU has given A 1.6 million to fund bin rounds on the Caribbean island as part of an environmental regeneration project - at a time when many UK collections are being cut.

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CBS Atlanta

Man dies after being shot backstage at concert

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed... A diverse group of protesters, many of them children, marched peacefully Saturday as calm prevailed for a fourth straight day in the St.

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Related Topix: World News, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Michigan

Star Tribune

Accused of abuse, archbishop sent away from Dominican Republic

Children chased pigeons next to the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the oldest cathedral in the Americas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Debunking the myths that impede Haiti's development

By Jean H Charles The Haitian case of underdevelopment has been the subject of several studies and initiatives on the national and international level that has brought little relief to the majority of the population.

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