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3 hrs ago | Fox News

Airlines try to upsell seats

Seating families together on a plane may seem like a no-brainer, but who says airlines are thinking all the time? Parents who have never flown with kids are often astonished to discover that U.S. airlines do not automatically seat them next to their young children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

European Council president visits Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- On Sunday, July 20, 2014, the honorary consul of Belgium in the Dominican Republic, Marc Bautil, hosted a reception for the president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and his wife, during a five-day visit to the Caribbean, for the 25th anniversary of the Dominican Republic's accession to the Cotonou ... (more)


Related Topix: Central America, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Cocaine seized from Dominican Republic; caterpillars from Jamaica

A traveller had more than a laptop in her computer bag when she arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and agriculture specialists at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport discovered a new type of caterpillar while inspecting a passenger's luggage arriving from Jamaica.


Related Topix: Jamaica, NY, Agriculture, Science, World News, Entomology

Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized guns

The Dominican Republic's attorney general, Francisco Dominguez, and other officials gathered in the capital of Santo Domingo to watch a steamroller destroy the haul of guns seized by police over the years.


Related Topix: Central America, World News

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.


Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Haiti

Cigar Aficionado

Travel to the Dominican Republic, Cigar Country

To most North Americans, the Dominican Republic remains a mysterious place, rarely visited on business and seldom tread upon by tourists.


Related Topix: Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Travel, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Travel,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

‘Our Neighbor Isn’t Doing Its Part’...

The president of Honduras says the United States and its drug habit are to blame for the violence and kid immigrants fleeing Central America.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Caribbean service trip inspires InteractCaribbean service trip...

Caribbean service trip inspires Interact Teens tell Rotary about work at orphanage, painting houses and distributing clothing to the needy.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, World News, Central America, Family, Teenagers, Florence, KY

Darien News-Review

Darien church offers help to

The Encounter Church mission trip to the Dominican Republican may have been impacted by the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus, but it didn't keep everyone away from helping those in need.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Darien, CT, Norwalk, CT, Medicine, Health, Pain, Stamford, CT

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Miller rises to 5th

Richmond's Jake Miller shot a 71 in Friday's second round of the U. S. Kids Golf Foundation Teens World Championship tournament to move up six spots in the standings.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cary, NC

USA Today

Over the moon: Top Caribbean babymoon escapes

The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort is an ideal babymoon destination located on nearly a square mile of beachfront between San Juan and El Yunque rainforest.


Related Topix: Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, San Juan, Puerto Rico Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News

International Business Times

The Bachelorette Season 10 (2014) Finale: Meet Andi Dorfman's...

"The Bachelorette" Season 10 finale airs on Monday, July 28, 2014. The much-awaited segment features final rose ceremony, final one-on-one dates and After the final Rose Special .


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, World News, Central America, Celebrities, Ryan Seacrest

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Kevin Hunt: Expedia's $43 Rate At New Punta Cana Resort Too Good To Be True?

Expedia is so sure of its travel prices that it offers a best-price guarantee that matches any lower price found within 24 hours of booking.


Related Topix: Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Travel, Manchester, CT, World News, Central America

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Carson Kitchen's Cory Harwell: Opening downtown restaurant 'a whirlwind of excitement'

As Robin Leach arrives for his annual summer vacation under the Tuscan sun in Italy - he also is visiting Lake Como and Lake Maggiore this year - many of our Strip personalities have again stepped forward in his absence to pen their own words of wisdom.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, Video Games, World News, Central America

The Miami Herald

Italian fugitive arrested at Dominican airport

A Wednesday statement identifies the man as 56-year-old Domenico Loiconi. He allegedly fled Italy in 1992 before he was to start serving a sentence of nine years in prison for smuggling narcotics.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Fort Lauderdale, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya Tampa Bay is working to make sure this area doesn't attract chikungunya.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Manatee County, FL, Central America, Haiti,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival celebrates 18 years

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 18th year with four nights of concerts in the north coast towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete.


Related Topix: Central America, World News,


Get ready for craft beer with a Latin twist

An ice-cold Corona with a slice of lime is what often comes to mind with Hispanic beers.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Corona, NY, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Food, Recipes, World News, Central America

Mon Jul 21, 2014


PHOTOS: Caravan of Pride in The Dominican Republic

Enjoy a photo portfolio of the seventh annual Caravan of Gay Pride in the city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 13. Thanks to Carlos Rodriguez for these great images.


Related Topix: Central America, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Richard Lee Hughes

Richard Lee Hughes, 67, formerly of New York City, passed away Monday, June 23, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, after a brief illness.


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