The Dominican Republic is a country located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. It occupies the eastern five-eighths of the island, which it shares with the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two sovereign states. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest Caribbean nation by area at 48,671 square kilometers (18,792 sq mi), and third by population with approximately 10 million people, of whom approximately three million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city.
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) wants the Dominican Republic to make changes to increase tourism safety. According to Business Insider, one of his recommendations is increasing food and drink standards...
The Federal Aviation Administration says that since 1947, 126 people have tried to hitch rides on planes. But CNN reports over 77% of stowaways die on the flight. After sneaking into the wheel well of..
Business Insider reports At least 10 US tourists have died while staying at all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic since June 2018. Several other US tourists have claimed they were poisoned at..
Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been moved out of intensive care and is in good condition. Reuters reports his wife announced the news on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was shot in the..
Business Insider reports over 1,000 people have reported becoming ill after or during their vacations in the Dominican Republic this year. The stories have been reported on IWasPoisoned.com. Recently,..
CNN reports Dominican prosecutors say a fugitive suspect paid for the assassins who shot David Ortiz. Dominican court documents reveal that the person accused of paying for the attempted hit has been..
A New Jersey man is the latest American tourist to die while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Joseph Allen is the latest of at least seven U.S. vacationers to have died in the country in the past..
A group was reportedly offered nearly $8,000 to kill former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. According to Reuters, the alleged shooter was arrested, along with four others involved. Ortiz faced two..
FILE PHOTO: Mar 3, 2019; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox former player David Ortiz (red hat) walks on the field prior to the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at JetBlue Park...
Cnn reports three Americans have mysteriously died within a week at a resort in the Caribbean nation. Pennsylvania resident Miranda Schaup-Werner checked into a resort in the Dominican Republic on May..
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year. Reuters - Published
Officials in the Dominican Republic are investigating the death a New York woman who died while undergoing plastic surgery on the island. Alexandra Medina is the third American in a month to die during.. CBS News - Published
Domain Name Wire reports a Dominican Republic photographer has had to defend his domain names twice – and won each time. In 2016, Photoshop publisher Adobe filed a claim against Photoshop del Caribe,.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of.. Reuters - Published