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- NPRJul 27 01:27 PM
Thousands of residents of the Dominican Republic — many of Haitian descent — have been stripped of citizenship. Facing deportation, they've moved into camps. Now they're living in limbo.
- Bleacher ReportJul 25 04:38 PM
The United States men's basketball team ended its stay in the 2015 Pan American Games on a high note, capturing the bronze medal following an 87-82 win over Dominican Republic on Saturday afternoon in Toronto. Bobby Brown and Damien Wilkins set the tone for Team USA. Brown was the leading scorer with 19 points on 8-of-18 shooting, while Wilkins had 18 of his own on 7-of-11 shooting. Brown also ...
- Orlando SentinelJul 27 04:30 AM
When UCF medical students set up their temporary clinic in the Dominican Republic last week, they began caring for people in need and kept a record of their ailments - not on paper, though.
- International Business TimesJul 22 02:08 PM
The Dominican Republic’s government has renewed the citizenship of just 8,640 of the hundreds of thousands of Haitian immigrants who lost their legal status after a 2013 Dominican Supreme Court decision. More than 200,000 Haitian immigrants face forced deportation from the Dominican Republic, despite an outcry from the international community.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 13 09:07 PM
OUANAMINTHE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of people from Haiti or merely of Haitian descent aren't waiting to see if they'll be forcibly removed from the Dominican Republic now that the deadline has passed to apply for legal residency.
- Bleacher ReportJul 26 06:38 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — They streamed down Susquehanna Avenue, hoisting their Dominican Republic flags, wearing their Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic caps and carrying their colorful signs. "I'm a walking party in Boston," Pedro Martinez had said Saturday, and talk about understatements. The man is a walking party everywhere he goes, especially Sunday, dancing onto the Hall of Fame ...
- KABC-TV Los AngelesJul 24 12:00 PM
ESPN Radio personality Colin Cowherd on Friday addressed on-air remarks he made a day earlier concerning Dominicans and their intelligence related to baseball.
- The Huffington PostJul 26 06:18 AM
Being queer in the Dominican Republic is safe, but the country is still behind on anti-discrimination laws, according to Leonardo Sanchez, the executive director of Amigos Siempre Amigos. "We are trying to fight for equality with the heterosexual community," Sanchez told HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps . "Because, you know, gay [people] could lose their jobs if they show themselves as an openly gay...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 24 04:03 PM
Radio host Colin Cowherd will no longer appear on ESPN following insensitive remarks he made about baseball players from Dominican Republic, Walt Disney Co's sports network said on Friday. "Colin Cowherd's comments over the past two days do not reflect the values of ESPN or our employees," ESPN said in a statement. "Colin will no longer appear on ESPN." Cowherd, who it was announced earlier is ...
- Michigan State SpartansJul 25 08:14 PM
Michigan State senior guard Denzel Valentine came off the bench to contribute 11 points, four rebounds and a block, as the USA stormed back from a 21-point third quarter deficit to claim an 87-82 victory over the Dominican Republic and capture the bronze medal in the Pan American Games Saturday.
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