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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew repatriated 66 migrants to the Dominican Republic Tuesday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. The interdicted migrants consisted of 55 men and 11 women claiming to be Dominican Republic nationals.  The interdictions

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser crew repatriated 13 of 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel just off the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a May 12 release.  The migrant group consisting of

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SANTO DOMINGO — The constitution provides for freedom of religion and belief. A concordat with the Holy See designates Roman Catholicism as the official state religion and extends to the Catholic Church special privileges not granted to other religious groups. These include funding for expenses, including administration and construction, visa

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Joseph Tezanos crew repatriated 18 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Thursday, following the interdiction of migrant voyage in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The migrant group consists of 17 men and a woman, who claimed to be Dominican

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated 15 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Three of the migrants claimed to be Haitians, while twelve others claimed being Dominican Republic nationals. The

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SANTO DOMINGO — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it would begin sailing outside the United States from the Caribbean and Greek Isles in July, restarting trips after a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company had appealed to federal health authorities on Monday to

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Award-winning filmmaker, writer, and producer, Jonas Nosile wants the Haitian and Caribbean community to bring to life The Ransom. This new film dramatizes a difficult and tumultuous journey of human suffering and resiliency, throwing light on the brutality faced by Taíno and African slaves in Hispaniola, while ending on a

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling vessel in the Caribbean Sea off of St. Croix. The suspected smugglers

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SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) — The Dominican Republic will begin constructing a fence along its 376-kilometer (234 mi) border with Haiti later this year to curb unauthorized migration and illicit trade, President Luis Abinader said. “In a period of two years, we want to put an end to the serious problems

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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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