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MLBPA opens first international office in Dominican Republic

The Associated Press 05 Dec 2022
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has opened its first international office in the Dominican Republic ... 'The office ...
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MLBPA opens international office in Dominican

ESPN 05 Dec 2022
The MLBPA opened its first international office in the Dominican Republic to "continue advancing and protecting the rights of all international players." ... .
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The World Prayer Day: A Proposal to Eradicate Violence

Bitter Winter English 01 Dec 2022
May Mei, a housewife, recalled how the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women was instituted on November 25 to remember the assassination on that date in 1960 of the three Mirabal sisters, who were protesting against the authoritarian regime then ruling the Dominican Republic.
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Opinion | A Cautionary Tale for Intervening in Haiti

Politico 01 Dec 2022
Foley is a former career Foreign Service Officer who served as U.S ... Then in February 2004, a notorious band of former Haitian military officers from the Dominican Republic linked up with a formerly pro-Aristide criminal gang and proceeded to overpower Haitian police and state authorities throughout the country.
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First Federal Bank's John Medina, President and CEO, to serve as North Central Florida Regional ...

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2022
Originally from the Dominican Republic, John spent most of his banking career at First Union National Bank/Wachovia Bank, where he gained experience as a Commercial Banker, Private Banker, Corporate HR Trainer, Financial Consultant Leader, and Area President and Community Banking Executive.
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Pleadings for acquittals in people-smuggling case

The Daily Herald 28 Nov 2022
PHILIPSBURG--Two men and a woman from the Dominican Republic are standing trial for alleged involvement in a number of people-smuggling operations between St ... (55), were all born in the Dominican Republic ... Colombia, as his family resides in the Dominican Republic?” the lawyer said.
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3 Braves named to Academic All-District football team

The Robesonian 24 Nov 2022
Staff report - November 23, 2022 ... A torrid performance at the William Peace-hosted Pacer Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Cary paved the way to additional recognition for junior Mariel Mencia Martinez on Wednesday when the Dominican Republic product was lauded with Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week honors, the league office announced ... .
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Dominican Republic expels 1,800 children to Haiti: UNICEF

Auburnpub dot com 23 Nov 2022
The Dominican Republic denied the claim, which came Tuesday amid the government's intensifying crackdown on migration in response to a cholera outbreak and ongoing gang violence in Haiti ... The Dominican Republic said it “profusely rejects” the accusations, which they say are not backed up by evidence, and said they will only increase deportations.
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Dominican sugar imports tied to forced labor rejected by US

The Post-Star 23 Nov 2022
government announced Wednesday that it will detain all imports of sugar and related products made in the Dominican Republic by Central Romana Corporation, Ltd ... La Central Romana, which has long faced those types of accusations, is the Dominican Republic's largest sugar producer.
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U.S. bishops elect Archbishop Broglio next president

Hawaii Catholic Herald 23 Nov 2022
By Dennis Sadowski. BALTIMORE — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services was elected Nov ... The two top officers begin their terms at the conclusion of the fall assembly Nov ... John Paul II and desk officer for Central America. In 2001, he was named nuncio to the Dominican Republic and apostolic delegate to Puerto Rico.
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There’s Actually No Need to Stand in Line When Traveling

Caledonian Record 23 Nov 2022
Why is standing in line so aggravating? After all, there’s little tangible difference between waiting in line and hanging out near a departure gate. And still, one feels almost subhuman, and the other totally fine ... Airport security ... Dominican Republic rejects criticism of Haitian deportations. LAPD officer unjustified in shooting that killed girl, 14.
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$450,000 worth of cocaine seized from wheelchair wheels at JFK airport, customs officials say

CNN 19 Nov 2022
A traveler at New York City’s John F ... The traveler arrived in New York City from the Dominican Republic on November 10, according to a news release from US Customs and Border Protection. Officers noticed the wheels on her wheelchair were not turning and X-rayed the wheelchair ... .
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Dominican Republic steps up Haitian deportations, raising tensions

Reuters 17 Nov 2022
"Prime Minister Ariel Henry is very concerned about the mass deportations that are taking place in the Dominican Republic," said Jean-Junior Joseph, a spokesperson for the prime minister's office, in a statement on Wednesday ... The Dominican Republic's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 9:32 p.m. EST

Jacksonville Progress 17 Nov 2022
military officer says he tried to reach out to his Russian counterpart in the aftermath of the missile explosions in Poland, but wasn’t able to get through ... 10 when Customs and Border Patrol officers stopped a woman traveling from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic with a wheelchair whose wheels weren’t turning.
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 10:12 p.m. EST

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Nov 2022
military officer says he tried to reach out to his Russian counterpart in the aftermath of the missile explosions in Poland, but wasn’t able to get through ... 10 when Customs and Border Patrol officers stopped a woman traveling from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic with a wheelchair whose wheels weren’t turning.

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