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Stories with place: Dominican Republic
  • FBI: Miami cop known as 'Milk Man' helped dealers 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:31 pm
  • MIAMI - In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing. He was also, according to the FBI, known as "The Milk Man" for helping New Jersey cocaine dealers move hundreds of thousands of dollars around.

  • Wealthy Fla. doctor linked to senator back in news 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:10 am
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - A wealthy Florida doctor whose offices were raided by the FBI and who allowed a U.S. senator to use his private jet is again under scrutiny for receiving more money from the taxpayer-funded Medicare program than any other doctor.

  • Report: Education limited for Dominican-Haitians 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:25 pm
  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Children of Haitian descent born in the Dominican Republic are increasingly being barred from attending school following a court ruling that could lead to tens of thousands of people being stripped of their citizenship, according to a report released Friday.

  • Ex-Dominican leader has softer line on citizenship 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:02 pm
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - The former and possibly future president of the Dominican Republic is taking a softer line than his country's government on the issue of whether the children of migrants should be eligible for citizenship.

  • Mosquito-borne virus arrives in Dominican Republic 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:28 pm
  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Health authorities in the Dominican Republic have reported the first outbreak of a mosquito-borne virus that has spread quickly in the Caribbean in the weeks since it was first detected in the region.

  • Kentucky's Antigua doing double-duty in Dallas 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:41 pm
  • ARLINGTON, Texas - Orlando Antigua stepped out of the Kentucky locker room deep within AT&T Stadium, two days before the Wildcats were to take the floor against Wisconsin in the Final Four.

  • Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 10:44 am
  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

  • Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 1:22 am
  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

  • Pa. teen plans missionary work after graduation 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 10:11 am
  • MANHEIM, Pennsylvania - Most high school seniors head off to college, the military or jobs after graduation.

  • Activist barred from Dominican flight to US 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:01 pm
  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominican immigration officers have barred a woman of Haitian descent who's fighting for Dominican citizenship from flying to the U.S. to meet with a human rights body.