WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — A wealthy Florida doctor from the Dominican Republic 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.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A report has found that children born in the Dominican Republic of Haitian descent are being increasingly barred from attending school following a court ruling that could lead to tens of thousands of people stripped of their citizenship.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — 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.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A television commentator in the Dominican Republic accused of falsifying documents to portray the vice president as corrupt has been detained after refusing to post bail.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — 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.
At least 27 people died and more than 20 others were injured late Monday when a bus careered off a hillside road and into a ravine in northern Thailand, police told AFP. "The toll is now at 27 dead and 24 injured -- they are severely injured from what I can see," police captain Sittichai Panyasong of Mae Tho district in Tak province said, revising up an earlier toll. Thailand's roads are among the world's deadliest and accidents are common, especially on buses travelling late at night. A recent report by the World Health Organization said Thailand saw some 38.1 road deaths per 100,000 people in 2010 -- behind only the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean and the South Pacific island of Niue.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — 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.
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