- Canada routs Cuba in the Olympic qualifying tournament Updated: Sep-02-15 11:35 pm
MEXICO CITY - Nick Stauskas and Andrew Wiggins scored 15 points each in limited action and Canada routed Cuba 101-59 on Wednesday for its first victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament.
- Insel Air makes emergency landing in Dominican Republic Updated: Sep-02-15 5:45 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - An Insel Air flight en route to Miami was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday in the Dominican Republic when a warning light indicated a problem with one of the jet's engines.
- Silence at Vatican funeral for ex-envoy in sexual abuse case Updated: Aug-31-15 2:03 pm
VATICAN CITY - Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily marked the Vatican funeral Monday of a former papal diplomat, whose trial on charges of possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of minors had begun this summer in a Holy See courtroom.
- Vatican: Heart attack killed ex-envoy charged with sex abuse Updated: Aug-29-15 11:46 am
VATICAN CITY - The former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See this summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, died of a heart attack, according to initial autopsy results, the Vatican said Saturday.
- Burwash leads Bowling Green, Kentucky, at LLWS Updated: Aug-24-15 10:59 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.
- Rodriguez homers twice to lead DR past Oregon 7-3 in LLWS Updated: Aug-24-15 3:06 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Emmanuel Rodriguez hit two home runs to lead the Dominican Republic to a 7-3 win over Portland, Oregon, Monday in a Little League World Series consolation game.
- Australia tops Dominican Republic 3-0 on consecutive homers Updated: Aug-22-15 4:24 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Jake Burns and Blake Cavill hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning and Australia beat the Dominican Republic 3-0 on Saturday at the Little League World Series.
- Uganda beats Dominican Republic 4-1 in Little League WS Updated: Aug-21-15 12:45 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Francis Alemo hit a two-run double and also earned the win pitching as Uganda opened the Little League World Series Friday with a 4-1 win over the Dominican Republic.
- Slaying of Haitian investigated in Dominican Republic Updated: Aug-20-15 4:34 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Police in the Dominican Republic were trying Thursday to determine if the slaying of a Haitian man in a border region was connected to a protest against migrants in the area.
- Dominican Republic resumes patrols to deport migrants Updated: Aug-14-15 5:19 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominican authorities on Friday resumed patrols to detain and deport migrants, the majority of them Haitians, who lack documents after a more than yearlong hiatus.
- Hawks' Horford in Dominican Basketball without Borders camp Updated: Aug-12-15 12:24 pm
NEW YORK - Atlanta Hawks star Al Horford of the Dominican Republic will take part when a Basketball without Borders camp goes to his home country for the first time.
- Migrants flee Dominican Republic, land on border Updated: Aug-12-15 12:28 am
ANSE-A-PITRES, Haiti - Thousands of Haitians and people of Haitian descent have fled the Dominican Republic in recent weeks, and many of them have not gone far.
- Mayor Bill de Blasio booed at NYC's Dominican Day Parade Updated: Aug-09-15 7:25 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed as he marched in the annual Dominican Day Parade.
- Puerto Ricans face punishing drought amid economic slump Updated: Aug-06-15 10:40 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Ricans are learning to live without water on an island that already was suffering an economic crisis.