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Gay U.S. ambassadors meet with GLIFAA members
From left; U.S. Ambassador to Australia John Berry , U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Daniel Baer , U.S. Ambassador to Spain James Costos , U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford and U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James "Wally" Brewster .
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Caricom leaders claim 'very successful' summit
Caribbean Community leaders say they have had a "very successful" two-day inter-sessional summit here, completing a 20-odd agenda and implementing policies and strategies that would ensure the future socio-economic and political development of the region.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Miami Herald
US walks tightrope on controversial Dominican ruling
A controversial court ruling that affects thousands of Dominican-born children of Haitian immigrants has laid bare a division in the influential Catholic Church and posed a diplomatic quandary for the United States.
The Doings Weekly
Dr. Gary Lipinski (right) works at the Batey Clinic in the Dominican Republic. | Provided
Dr. Gary Lipinski of Burr Ridge has worked in 105-degree heat, trucked up the side of a mountain in a broken-down school bus, treated machete injuries and experienced an earthquake.
Hudson Valley Press
Mount Community Aids Dominican Republic
More than a dozen seniors in the Mount Saint Mary College nursing program recently made a humanitarian journey to the Dominican Republic, nearly 1,700 miles away from home.
The Fairfield Daily Voice
Fairfield Students Help Community In Dominican Republic
Emily Castro and Blake Rubin gather materials to build a latrine in the Paso de Moca community in the Dominican Republic.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Northern Virginia Daily
Marino de Medici: Globalization of tourism, risks and benefits
These are difficult times for international tourism. Gone are the days when you could travel to Egypt and take the obligatory ride on a camel at the pyramids or swim in the warm waters of Sharm el Sheikh or visit the monasteries in the Sinai without worrying about your safety.
Delta B738 at Minneapolis on Mar 10th 2014, bird strike
A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N393DA performing flight DL-309 from Minneapolis,MN to Punta Cana , was climbing out of Minneapolis' runway 30L when a bird impacted the right hand wing of the aircraft.
$338M NJ Powerball winner reconciles with girlfriend who sued him
At least that's the latest story line in the rags-to-riches melodrama of the Passaic bodega owner and his on-and-off, live-in girlfriend who split up after he won a massive Powerball jackpot last spring, wrangled over the money in court, and now have reconciled.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Engine Fails on Delta Flight Out of MSP
There were some frightening moments for passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight that left the Minneapolis-St.
$338m Powerball winner reconciles with former girlfriend who sued him
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Dominican Republic coffee market: Latest market analysis presented
Grown on the slopes of the mountains in the northern regions of Moca, Salcedo and San Francisco, in addition to the southwestern provinces of Azua, Bahoruco and Bani, coffee is abundant in the Dominican Republic and hugely popular.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Resource Mothers: Women Healing Women
Inequality in healthcare delivery for mothers and their children is an issue that continues to plague developing regions leading to the deaths of more than 1,000 women every day.
Biden cuts trip short to meet with Ukraine leader
President Barack Obama will meet this week with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the White House said Sunday, in a prominent show of U.S. support for Ukraine's fledgling new government.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Seaborne Airlines takes off to St. Maarten
Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, begins new non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico to The Princess Julianna International Airport in St. Maarten becoming the 19th airport Seaborne has launched during its expansion throughout the Caribbean.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The White House
Background Press Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the...
Via Teleconference 11:00 A.M. EST MS. TROTTER: Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining us.
Former live-in girlfriend of Passaic's $338M Powerball winner to receive nothing
New Jersey Lottery presents 44-year-old Pedro Quezada of Passaic as the single and only winner of the $338 million Powerball Jackpot.
Canadore students embark on a community service learning trip
Eleven dedicated Canadore College students are leaving for the Dominican Republic today to be a part of a community service learning trip.
Be on the lookout for - Grandparents Scams'
Elderly people across the nation are becoming victims of Grandparent Scams. These scams happen when fraudsters impersonate a grandchild in distress and beg for cash.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Janesville Gazette
Man arrested for gun charge sentenced
Aneudy Benitez-Martinez, 33, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in prison for illegally re-entering the United States and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from the office of U.S. Attorney John W. Vaudreuil.