Dominican Republic

The upper deck pool area of the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship docked in Le Havre harbour, Normandy, France.
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AP News
February 27, 2020 - 4:47 pm
A cruise ship heading to the Dominican Republic to disembark hundreds of passengers after a 14-day tour was turned back on Thursday because officials feared eight of those aboard showed potential symptoms of the Covid-19 virus, officials announced. Read more here.
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Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:43 am
Pete Dye never thought golf was meant to be fair, inspiring him to build courses that visually intimidated recreational players to the best in the world. Dye, among the forefront of modern golf architecture, died Thursday morning in the Dominican Republic at age 94. He had been battling Alzheimer's...
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Tropical Storm Dorian
August 26, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Holly Yan and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- Another menacing storm is on track to slam the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico, an island still grappling with the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Tropical Storm Dorian has intensified in the Atlantic Ocean, whipping 60 mph winds Monday as it...
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tropical pool in the Riviera Maya
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July 03, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Michelle Kosinski and Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two years after receiving an inquiry from Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Ron Johnson, the State Department is finally revealing details about its investigation into multiple deaths and illnesses that occurred shortly after...
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Oct 2, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) acknowledges the crow as part of pre game ceremonies in his honor prior to a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
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Mark Abrams
June 20, 2019 - 5:58 pm
READING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man named by authorities in the Dominican Republic as an alleged co-conspirator in the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox all-star David Ortiz may be hiding out in Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading’s Deputy Police Chief Osborne Robinson III said 31-year-old Luis...
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Police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, a spokeswoman for the Dominican national prosecutor's office said Wednesday.
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June 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm
By Patrick Oppmann, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- The alleged gunman in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been arrested, according to Jean Alain Rodríguez, attorney general of the Dominican Republic. Police said the gunman and three other people who...
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In this April 29, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz celebrates his two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, in Boston.
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June 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Martín Jose Adames Alcántara and Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native...
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Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to police.
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June 10, 2019 - 8:19 pm
By Anyi Lizardo, Amir Vera and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- A Boston Red Sox plane has picked up legendary slugger David Ortiz from the Dominican Republic and is flying him to Boston, said Sam Kennedy, the team's president and CEO. Ortiz, 43, left the hospital, the Clinica Abel Gonzalez, in...
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Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic
June 10, 2019 - 6:34 am
By Anyi Lizardo and Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to police. Ortiz was shot in the back by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz outside the Dial Discotheque in...
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Miranda Schaup-Werner died at hotel in the Dominican Republic five days before a Maryland Couple died there.
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June 05, 2019 - 6:31 am
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- Five days before a Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, a Pennsylvania woman collapsed and died at the same resort shortly after she checked in, a family spokesman says. Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, had...
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