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Dominican Republic

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  • Website helps immigrants compare fees to send money home

     
    Remittances, Central America, Dominican Republic, World Bank: Immigrants from Central America and the Dominican Republic can go online to compare the cost of sending money from the United States to relatives back home....
  • Chris Dodd and Sean Penn in Haiti

     
    Chris Dodd, the head of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, recently traveled to Haiti with Sean Penn....
  • Hotel owner sought in Dominican journalist killing

     
    Authorities in the Dominican Republic have alleged that a hotel owner is a key conspirator behind a plan to kidnap and assassinate a prominent muckraking journalist who made allegations of links among drug traffickers, antidrug prosecutors and business...
  • The week in Latin America: Cattle vs. soybeans

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Suit dismissed in Border Patrol shooting A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking...
  • PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Fatah cites scheduling as reason for postponing talks with Hamas

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement was quick Sunday to ease fears regarding a decision to postpone a meeting between Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal that had been planned for Tuesday in Cairo. Fatah officials said...
  • Mixology issue: How to stock your home bar

     
    We asked expert bartenders at spirit-specific bars for their favorite version of their respective liquor so that you can stock your home bar with the best. Tequila and Mezcal, per Raul Yrastorza of Las Perlas Tequila Ocho Plata ($52): This distiller shows...
  • Live review: Juanes at the Staples Center

     
    A few songs into Juanes’ Sunday night concert at Staples Center, a stooped older man in a red sweater — at least 75 by my reckoning — shuffled into a center aisle and started pumping his fist in the air......
  • Angels agree to terms with Dominican left-hander

     
    The Angels confirmed a report out of the Dominican Republic that they have agreed to terms with 20-year-old left-hander Nataneal Rodriguez. According to the Dominican Prospect League, Rodriguez, a hard thrower who is projected as a short reliever, will...
  • Officials retake prison from rioting inmates in the Dominican Republic

     
    Prison guards using rubber bullets and other means fought back rioting inmates Wednesday to regain control of a lockup in the Dominican Republic, an official said. The guards managed to keep the prisoners from controlling a cellblock at San Felipe...
  • Angels OF Juan Rivera looks to reestablish himself with strong winter league play

     
    The Angels struck out in their attempts to sign left fielder Carl Crawford, who bagged a seven-year, $142-million deal from the Boston Red Sox, and barring a trade for another outfielder, they will enter 2011 with the less-than-stellar left field/...
  • Ticket Replay: Bill Clinton retakes Obama's White House--Full photo coverage

     
    Barack Obama concedes and leaves the news conference to the old pro....