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Medina claims victory in Dominican Republic presidential vote

Danilo Medina has claimed victory in the Dominican Republic’s presidential election, after results from more than two thirds (67 percent) of polling

Danilo Medina has claimed victory in the Dominican Republic’s presidential election, after results from more than two thirds (67 percent) of polling

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Famed Cuban baseball brothers believed to have defected to US

Two high-profile baseball playing brothers from Cuba have reportedly abandoned a team travelling in the Dominican Republic with national media

Two high-profile baseball playing brothers from Cuba have reportedly abandoned a team travelling in the Dominican Republic with national media

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Dominican Republic jails 4 Frenchmen for cocaine smuggling

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced four Frenchmen to 20 years in prison for involvement in a 700 kilogram shipment of cocaine. The

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced four Frenchmen to 20 years in prison for involvement in a 700 kilogram shipment of cocaine. The

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Small plane crash in Dominican Republic kills seven

Seven people, including two Britons and two Spaniards, were killed when a small plane crashed in the Dominican Republic. Local aviation authorities

Seven people, including two Britons and two Spaniards, were killed when a small plane crashed in the Dominican Republic. Local aviation authorities

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Shakira hit 'copied' from another song

Colombian popstar Shakira’s 2010 hit ‘Loca’ was indirectly copied from another song, a US federal judge has ruled. Judge Alvin Hellerstein said

Colombian popstar Shakira’s 2010 hit ‘Loca’ was indirectly copied from another song, a US federal judge has ruled. Judge Alvin Hellerstein said

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Tropical storm threat to earthquake-hit Haiti

Winds of up to 75 kilometres an hour are threatening to cause further devastation to the earthquake-hit island of Haiti. Tropical storm Isaac

Winds of up to 75 kilometres an hour are threatening to cause further devastation to the earthquake-hit island of Haiti. Tropical storm Isaac

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Dominican Republic hit by Haiti cholera

Concern is growing with the first case of cholera having been detected in the Dominican Republic across the border from neighbouring

Concern is growing with the first case of cholera having been detected in the Dominican Republic across the border from neighbouring

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Dominican Republic fears refugee influx from Haiti

Haiti’s walking wounded continue to make their way to neighbouring Dominican Republic, but strict controls have been put in place. Santo Domingo

Haiti’s walking wounded continue to make their way to neighbouring Dominican Republic, but strict controls have been put in place. Santo Domingo