The Dominican Republic (i/dəˌmɪnᵻkənrᵻˈpʌblɪk/; Spanish:República Dominicana[reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana]) is a country on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western three-eighths of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population the Dominican Republic is the second-largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,445 square kilometres (18,705sqmi) and nearly 10 million people, one million of whom live in the capital city Santo Domingo.
Familia, who flew in from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, claimed he had been visiting relatives there ... In November, another would-be smuggler flying into JFK from the Dominican Republic attempted to hide $450,000 worth of cocaine in the wheels of her wheelchair.
Daniel Pena-Arias agreed to speak to officers and led them to a dresser drawer in a bedroom he was renting. Officers found crack cocaine and fentanyl in the drawer ...Police learned that the brother, Victor Pena-Arias, had recently arrived in the United States after traveling from the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and then Mexico, the prosecutor said.
The bodies of two young men, who were possibly from the Dominican Republic, were found in the undercarriage of an Avianca airplane ... Those discoveries "infer that the men could have been on the plane since January 3," when it was last in the Dominican Republic, the office said.
BOGOTA — The bodies of two young men, who were possibly from the Dominican Republic, were found in the undercarriage of an Avianca... Those discoveries “infer that the men could have been on the plane since January 3,” when it was last in the Dominican Republic, the office said.
Although no identification documents were found with the bodies, one was carrying currency from the Dominican Republic and a suitcase ... Those discoveries “infer that the men could have been on the plane since January 3”, when it was last in the Dominican Republic, the office said.
The NYPD celebrated the graduation Friday of a new class of police officers that look to reinvigorate “New York’s Finest” with a legion of multicultural recruits ... Among the 477 recruits, a whopping 76 countries were represented, including those hailing from the likes of Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Pakistan, and more.
He recovered after undergoing multiple surgeries both in the Dominican Republic and the U.S. ... According to a Tuesday statement from the Dominican Republic’s Office of Attorney General, the convictions included charges of attempted murder, conspiring and using illegal firearms and associating with criminals.
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