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Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linke...

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic

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You probably won’t die on your Dominican Republic vacation: study Americans are more likely to die on native soil than in the Dominican Republic, a new study reveals. The US State Department reported Tuesday that statistics indicate the threat to tourists in the Caribbean country — which is under siege by almost da...
17:52, 06/19/2019

What You Should Know About Cancelling Flights to the Dominican Republic The passing of New York-based restaurant owner Vittorio Caruso this week marks the eighth confirmed death of an American tourist visiting the Dominican Republican this year....
18:52, 06/26/2019

Another American has died in the Dominican Republic A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.       ...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later....
19:39, 06/05/2019

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
07:26, 06/10/2019

Couple gets E. coli on trip to Dominican Republic A Florida couple warns that the Dominican Republic is a “dangerous place to go” after contracting E. coli during a recent visit. Larry and Ronnie Adelman booked a trip this month to Punta Cana for their 50th wedding anniversary, but it di...
22:52, 06/18/2019

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, o...
20:39, 06/14/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms ...
08:26, 06/30/2019

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was an “isolated in occurrence,” the country’s tourism minister said this week. Tracy Jester Jr., 3...
14:00, 07/17/2019

Another Dominican Republic tourist’s mysterious death revealed A North Carolina woman is questioning the cause of her father’s death in the Dominican Republic — in the wake of the recent string of American tourist fatalities in the embattled nation, according to a new report. Antonio Reyes, of Wake C...
17:13, 06/27/2019

China accuses U.S. of meddling with Dominican Republic ties China's Embassy in the Dominican Republic on Thursday accused the United States of trying to interfere in its relations with the Caribbean nation, condemning remarks it attributed to a U.S. official as "lacking in respect" to both nations....
23:39, 05/23/2019

McAfee detained in Dominican Republic, released after four days John McAfee, the eccentric creator of eponymous antivirus computer software, and an entourage were detained by Dominican immigration authorities for entering the country with a cache of firearms and ammunition, the Public Ministry said on Thursday....
03:52, 07/26/2019

Woman drowns in Dominican Republic on her first vacation in 12 years A 68-year-old English granny drowned in her five-star hotel's pool while vacationing in the Dominican Republic -- her first vacation in 12 years, an inquest heard this week, reports said....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
02:52, 06/24/2019

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
12:39, 06/22/2019

Dominican Republic resort deaths mystery: timeline The Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers, is in the spotlight for reasons no country heavily dependent on tourism ever wants to be associated with – a rash of deaths of seemingly healthy people who succumb...
21:26, 06/13/2019

Kentuckian Remains Vigilant During Dominican Republic Trip (LEX 18) – The recent string of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic has heightened fears about visiting that country. Some people here in Kentucky tell LEX 18 that they’re changing their travel plans while others say they’ll ta...
01:52, 06/18/2019

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ill last week — and an Arizona man who had “something green” foaming from his mout...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
00:26, 06/19/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
18:13, 06/27/2019

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, reports say Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation in recent months....
17:52, 06/18/2019

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort, or after becoming ill at one, over the past 13 months....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away while undergoing surgery at the same facility, according to local reports Tuesday. Alexandra Medin...
19:39, 07/09/2019

Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of tourist deaths in the country, according to a new report. The families of Chris Palmer — a 41-year-old Army...
20:00, 06/21/2019

John McAfee jailed in Dominican Republic on gun charges John McAfee of antivirus software fame and his entourage were detained for several days in the Dominican Republic after authorities discovered firearms and ammo on his yacht, according to reports. The eponymous founder of the PC software security gia...
17:52, 07/26/2019

Two former MLB players implicated in Dominican Republic drug sweep Octavio Dotel, who pitched in the major leagues for 15 years, and three-time all-star infielder Luis Castillo are part of a drug-trafficking operation, said the Dominican Republic’s attorney general....
23:26, 08/20/2019

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
10:39, 06/30/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, reports said. The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a local hospital in Santo Domingo. His condition is unclear. “They call...
05:39, 06/10/2019

Dominican Republic tourism has dropped more than 74 percent: study Tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a massive hit as the embattled Caribbean nation grapples with an onslaught of reports revealing American tourists are dying and falling sick there in droves. Trip booked to the island dropped by 74.3 percen...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Tourist returns from nightmare Dominican Republic trip: ‘Just don’t go’ A Florida man who fell sick with a mystery illness during a Dominican Republic vacation is warning other travelers to avoid the country altogether, according to reports. “Don’t go,” said Jerry Martin, who went with his wife to Caribe Club Princess B...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Bride dies after return from Dominican Republic honeymoon A Louisana bride who went on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic mysteriously died less than a week after she returned, according to a report. Susan Simoneaux of Luling died Tuesday in a local hospital after traveling to Punta Cana, a resort town...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Georgia man is 11th Dominican Republic tourist to die in a year The death of a Georgia man has been confirmed by the US State Department — making him the 11th American tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic over the past year. Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died on March 17 — ...
13:52, 07/15/2019

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery. Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Teen wakes up from coma after she’s hospitalized in Dominican Republic The Argentinian teen who fell unconscious on a Dominican Republic vacation because of a life-threatening diabetic condition has woken up from her coma. Candela Saccone, 15, has been taken off a ventilator after she was hospitalized June 19 while stay...
19:26, 06/28/2019

David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic “They called to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred,” Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, told ESPN....
05:52, 06/10/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
23:13, 06/05/2019

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospit...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist death reported in the country in recent weeks. Surely Miller’s body was recovered by a local fishe...
20:52, 06/13/2019

A 10th American has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the 10th American tourist to have died during or after their stay in the Caribbean nation....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Denver dad in critical condition on Dominican Republic vacation A Denver dad was so sick that he was booted off his return flight from the Dominican Republic, and has spent the past three days there in critical condition — vomiting, alone and screaming in pain in a hospital bed, his relatives said. Khalid Adkins ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Austria: ex-vice chancellor's home raided in corruption probe Heinz-Christian Strache has had his home searched. Authorities are investigating whether company appointments have been made in return for promises on gambling licenses....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Phoenix family says home was raided without cause, police say man was selling drugs PHOENIX — A Phoenix man’s house was raided and he was arrested in June after he was accused of illegally selling drugs out of his convenience store in Glendale, police announced Thursday. But the family is arguing that police raided their home ...
21:15, 08/23/2019

FBI to release toxicology results in rash of Dominican Republic deaths FBI toxicology results will soon be released as part of the investigation into the rash of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic — as families have launched probes of their own, according to a new report. Relatives of Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, Na...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
04:00, 06/08/2019

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she......
08:52, 06/06/2019

Sick dad kicked off return flight from Dominican Republic has died A Denver dad of two who was booted from a flight home from the Dominican Republic when he became sick is the latest to die in the country, his family said. Khalid Adkins’ family confirmed Wednesday that he died under unknown circumstances at a ...
17:13, 06/27/2019

Queens mom latest fatality reported at Dominican Republic resort A “vibrant” Queens mom of four is the latest fatality to be reported at a Dominican Republic resort — where she died within hours of coming down with a mystery stomach illness. Donette Edge Cannon, 38, visited the embattled tourist destin...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
01:26, 07/17/2019

PA man alleges he was ambushed at same Dominican Republic resort as Delaware woman A Pennsylvania man raised allegations earlier this week that he was ambushed while on vacation at the same Dominican Republic resort when a Delaware woman claimed she was attacked and beaten by a hotel employee....
23:39, 06/22/2019

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
00:13, 07/15/2019

Alabama teacher latest to die in the Dominican Republic from cosmetic surgery An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report. Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Ca...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/13/2019

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

The eerie similarities surrounding Dominican Republic tourist deaths A sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort — the latest in a string of disturbingly similar fatalities. Many of the deaths — and several other severe illnesses — involve healthy,...
08:13, 06/11/2019

NJ man who died in February ‘eerily’ similar to Dominican Republic deaths A vacationing New Jersey man died in the Dominican Republic after he was discovered in his hotel room incapacitated — and his family says his case was “eerily” similar to other recent tourist deaths on the island. Richard Johnson, 8...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result of toxic exposure....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned parts of her story this week. “[We] feel confident that viewers and the public can see that the hotel’...
06:13, 06/09/2019

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of ...
04:00, 06/20/2019

New Jersey man becomes latest American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort NBC News- A New Jersey man died last week while staying at a resort in the Dominican Republic, becoming at least the ninth American tourist to die under mysterious circumstances while visiting the small Caribbean country. Joseph Allen, 55, was found ...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double-whammy of a public relations nightmare — the mysterious deaths of tourists and the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a...
16:39, 06/12/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closed after mom’s savage ‘beatdown’ The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mother said she was savagely beaten and left for dead has temporarily shuttered — because fewer and fewer tourists want to stay there. Majestic Resorts said it has lost thousands of customers since repor...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according to prosecutors, he wasn't the intended target....
08:00, 06/20/2019

David Ortiz released from hospital after Dominican Republic shooting David Ortiz was released from the hospital Friday — nearly seven weeks after he was shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to ESPN. The former Red Sox slugger had been at Massachusetts General Hospital since June 10 — the day after he was m...
00:13, 07/28/2019

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons flee in terror. The former Boston Red Sox slugger can be seen at an outside table with another man on Su...
19:13, 06/10/2019

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
03:52, 06/21/2019

David Ortiz makes first statement since Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his first statement Monday since leaving the hospital, where he spent a number of days recovering from a shooting last month in the Dominican Republic....
20:00, 07/29/2019

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
15:52, 06/10/2019

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Domin...
19:39, 06/30/2019

Dominican Republic sends McAfee to Britain, without guns or yacht Tech guru John McAfee, creator of the eponymous antivirus computer software, has arrived in Britain from the Dominican Republic, where he was detained with his wife for entering the Caribbean nation with firearms on his yacht, his lawyer said on Frid...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
08:26, 06/14/2019

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his no...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Another American has died in the Dominican Republic, bringing total to at least 8 this year A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.       ...
14:52, 06/25/2019

Flight bookings from US to the Dominican Republic are slowly recovering: report Flight bookings from the US to the Dominican Republic are making a slow recovery — following a dramatic slump amid the recent string of mysterious tourist deaths in the Caribbean nation, new data shows. A report compiled by ForwardKeys, which a...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" about whether to travel to the Caribbean nation. ...
22:13, 06/20/2019

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral p...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison...
22:52, 06/18/2019

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
06:52, 06/14/2019

Tourist death count at Dominican Republic resorts rises Another American tourist died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic — bring the recent spate of mysterious deaths to six and prompting an investigation by the FBI, according to a new report. Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California, died af...
15:26, 06/10/2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died of natural causes, Francisco Javier García told reporters Friday. “We want the truth to prevail,” Garc...
19:13, 06/22/2019

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for salmonella, the rest remain stumped by their symptoms....
00:39, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
04:13, 07/19/2019

Tourist who died at Dominican Republic resort had a heart attack The Pennsylvania tourist found dead at a Dominican Republic resort succumbed to a heart attack — and her symptoms were strikingly similar to those of the Maryland couple who died there five days later, according to Dominican authorities. Mirand...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
06:13, 06/10/2019

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
16:13, 06/22/2019

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there, travel agents told The Post Friday. Several clients — including a couple with a destination w...
20:39, 06/14/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
01:52, 06/08/2019

Inside the reports of deaths, sickness that have consumed Dominican Republic There’s fear surrounding the Dominican Republic these days. In just the past few months, the beach oasis has been battered by a steady stream of disturbing reports about tourist deaths, sudden illness and violent assaults. At least 36 Americans...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement 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 the Caribbean nation's 2020 election....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes for...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Brother of Barbara Corcoran died in Dominican Republic hotel The brother of real estate maven Barbara Corcoran was found dead in his Dominican Republic hotel room under the same mysterious circumstances as a number of other US tourists, the “Shark Tank” star has revealed. Corcoran, 70, told TMZ on ...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is blaming the Caribbean country for her death. Leyla Cox, 53, an MRI technician from Staten Island, was ...
21:52, 06/15/2019

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.        ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Engaged tourist hospitalized after poolside drinks in Dominican Republic An engaged North Carolina woman says she got “deathly sick” on a Dominican Republic vacation after drinking from her resort’s poolside bar. “I FaceTimed my daughter and … I was crying, I said, ‘I don’t know i...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
01:52, 06/29/2019

Jimmy Buffett fan group became seriously ill while staying at Dominican Republic hotel A group of Jimmy Buffett fans from Oklahoma say they became seriously ill while staying at a hotel in the Dominican Republic in April.       ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Mom recounts savage beating during vacation at Dominican Republic resort A Delaware mother’s Dominican Republic getaway with her husband and best friends turned into a hellish nightmare when she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour-long “savage attack” at a resort and left for dead, the woman claimed. Tammy Lawrenc...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resort...
17:52, 07/18/2019

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
03:39, 06/18/2019

Rapper YG's home raided by authorities in connection with police shooting Authorities searched the Los Angeles home of rapper YG in connection with a police shooting in Compton that killed a bystander earlier this month.        ...
03:39, 07/19/2019

The problem with billionaires fighting climate change is the billionaires | Kate Aronoff It’s great that philanthropists are pouring money into environmental causes. But it would be better for the planet if billionaires didn’t exist at allIn a flashy press conference this week, Michael Bloomberg announced that he’s spending $500m to help...
08:52, 06/11/2019

Fearless Girl Scouts still heading to Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths A group of Girl Scouts is heading down to the Dominican Republic, telling their local TV station that they’ve been waiting “months” to take the trip — and couldn’t care less about the nine tourists who’ve died ther...
10:26, 06/19/2019

Speculation about motive for David Ortiz shooting still rampant in Dominican Republic Skepticism about the motive for David Ortiz's shooting remains rampant in the Dominican Republic even after the official explanation.       ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, told ABC 7 that she w...
16:13, 07/10/2019

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stay...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
01:39, 07/19/2019

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.        ...
18:13, 06/06/2019

A woman says she was brutally attacked and left for dead at a Dominican Republic resort Google Maps Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, claimed in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attack at a Dominican Republic resort in January. She said the incident happened while she was vacationing...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
01:52, 06/13/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor from minibars The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in the Dominican Republican announced it is removing liquor dispensers from all guest rooms after the deaths of Americans that have shaken the island’s tourism and raised concerns over the use of unregulated liquor....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, according to authorities. Ortiz, 43, was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in the eastern part of Santo Dom...
18:26, 06/11/2019

Dominican Republic tourist blames ‘soapy’ mojitos for orange diarrhea A British woman says a resort in the Dominican Republic served her “soapy” mojitos, leaving her bedridden with orange diarrhea, according to a report. Karin Kidd said she came down with a mystery illness at the Luxury Bahia Principe Resor...
18:52, 07/22/2019

Dominican Republic mystery deepens after third US tourist dies of respiratory failure A Pennsylvania tourist collapsed and died in the same Dominican Republic hotel where an engaged couple from Maryland was found dead five days later — and from the very same condition, according to alarming reports. Psychotherapist Miranda Schaup-Wern...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found unresponsive in their hotel room after missing their scheduled checkout time on Thursday.        ...
02:26, 06/03/2019

US-to-Dominican Republic flight bookings rebounding after tourist deaths, report says Flight bookings from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic have started rebounding after a spate of tourist deaths between late May and late June.       ...
18:26, 07/08/2019

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill” from a mystery illness in the Caribbean nation, a report said. Skylar Martin and her husband, De...
03:52, 06/19/2019

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died....
07:26, 06/22/2019

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unanswered questions."...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertai...
07:26, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Dominican Republic expects to award several blocks in first oil licensing round The Dominican Republic's first oil licensing round will be a success if it awards more than two of the 14 blocks on offer this year, a government official said at an event disclosing the Caribbean nation's fiscal terms....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room A Maryland couple has been found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, which the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about in April....
17:52, 06/02/2019

Maryland couple found dead in their Dominican republic hotel room Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were found dead in their hotel room by hotel staff in the Dominican Republic.        ...
17:13, 06/03/2019

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic concert 'in an abundance of caution' Rick Springfield has canceled his upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic "in an abundance of caution" and "well-being" for his fans, band and crew. ...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
04:13, 06/02/2019

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78 percent of respondents were concerned about US tourists dyin...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Georgia mom suspects son’s death is linked to recent Dominican Republic fatalities A Georgia mom is raising questions after her son mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic earlier this year — and she believes there’s a connection to the recent spate of US tourist fatalities in the Caribbean nation, according to a new repo...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by th...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
16:39, 06/18/2019

Senior trip to Dominican Republic descends into disaster after group falls ill A group of Oklahoma teens’ senior trip to the Dominican Republic was ruined when they fell sick with a mysterious illness. The recent Deer Creek High School graduates flew on June 8 to the embattled Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, where...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
12:26, 08/14/2019

Couple vacationing in Dominican Republic found dead in hotel room Months after a Delaware mom said she survived a savage beating while on vacation in the Dominican Republic, an engaged Maryland couple was found dead inside their hotel room in that country, according to new reports. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia...
19:39, 06/01/2019

Long Island dentist working again after he was paralyzed by Dominican Republic wave A Long Island dentist is back at work — though not filling cavities just yet — months after he was paralyzed by a monster 8-foot wave that slammed into him during a “mancation” in the Dominican Republic. John Brofsky, 62, was on his 13th annual trip ...
23:39, 08/02/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
13:39, 06/18/2019

Bodies of Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic returned to US The bodies of a Maryland couple who died in the Dominican Republic while on vacation on May 30 have been brought back to the United States, according to their family lawyer, Steven Bullock....
01:52, 06/12/2019

Dominican Republic police arrest 2nd suspect in David Ortiz shooting Dominican Republic police arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz, a national police spokeswoman said Wednesday....
23:26, 06/12/2019

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed fur...
08:39, 06/18/2019

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:52, 06/28/2019

Bodies of Maryland couple who died at Dominican Republic resort returned to US Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.       ...
17:13, 06/12/2019

Teen tourist falls into coma on Dominican Republic trip: report Candela Saccone, 15, had been scheduled to return home from Punta Cana on June 19 after traveling there earlier in the week, but she reportedly got sick that morning....
04:00, 06/26/2019

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Wednesday and a journalist’s home Tuesday....
16:26, 06/05/2019

Manchester United star Marcos Rojo flees Dominican Republic hotel Manchester United star Marcos Rojo packed his bags and fled a Dominican Republic vacation after reports revealed his hotel was where a California tourist mysteriously died. The 29-year-old Argentinian soccer player checked in with his family to the H...
15:26, 06/12/2019

Oklahoma Jimmy Buffett fans mysteriously fall ill while vacationing in Dominican Republic A group of Jimmy Buffett-diehards from Oklahoma were sick as hell in paradise — the latest in an ever-growing list of tourists to be sickened during a jaunt to the Dominican Republic, a report said. Dana Flowers, a travel agent who vacationed to Punt...
19:39, 06/15/2019

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’...
21:26, 06/14/2019

Dominican Republic resort claims Tammy Lawrence-Daley demanded $2.2M before going public The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year had requested $2.2 million in compensation before she went public about the alleged ordeal, the tourist spot claimed in a new statement. The Maje...
16:26, 06/06/2019

Dominican Republic invites ATF to help with tourist death probe in letter to Chuck Schumer The Dominican Republic has formally invited the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help lead the probe into the troubling spate of tourist deaths there. José Tomás Pérez, the country’s ambassador to the US, wrote to Sen. Chu...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Colorado man visiting Dominican Republic dies, relatives say their questions to authorities going unanswered The family of a Denver man who was visiting the Dominican Republic with his daughter says he has died in a local hospital after he became critically ill this week....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital stays and the loss of her job. For more than three ye...
02:26, 07/03/2019

Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of Oklahoma teens took a turn earlier this month when part of the group became mysteriously ill during their stay in the Caribbean nation, where at least nine Americans have died while vacationi...
15:39, 06/18/2019

Latest tourist death in Dominican Republic attributed to natural causes, country officials say The Attorney General's Office of the Dominican Republic says the latest American tourist death in the country was due to natural causes.       ...
19:00, 06/25/2019

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of Dominican Republic shooting, police say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting earlier this month in his native Dominican Republic, officials said Wednesday....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Delaware woman recounts attack at Dominican Republic resort in viral post Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was brutally beaten while on a vacation to the Dominican Republic in January.        ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

Woman suspects sister’s Dominican Republic death is linked to latest fatalities The family of a Pennsylvania bride-to-be who died under circumstances similar to those of guests at the Grand Bahía Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic says it’s “impossible” that her sudden death at a hotel owned by the same ...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Cause of death revealed for Long Island pizzeria owner who died in Dominican Republic Long Island pizzeria owner Vittorio Caruso, the 10th American to die in the Dominican Republic, died from respiratory and heart failure, according to a new report. The preliminary autopsy report was released by the country’s Attorney General’s office...
14:52, 06/25/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
02:52, 06/11/2019

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die while in surgery....
01:00, 06/15/2019

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria aga...
09:39, 06/20/2019

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the Dominican Republic, including two who died at his hotel. “The reality is that when people travel abro...
18:52, 06/30/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

For the Dominican Republic, six U.S. tourist deaths, the shooting of David Ortiz and an image problem In a country of azure waters and white sand beaches — which attracts more American visitors than France — cancellations are up, hotel officials say, and the government has launched a public-relations campaign....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Delaware woman who says she was brutally beaten in the Dominican Republic sues resort for $3 million The Delaware woman who claims she was beaten unconscious in the Dominican Republic has sued the resort for $3 million.       ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clin...
04:13, 07/19/2019

New York woman says she was drugged, raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort: report A New York woman was allegedly raped and thrown from the second-story balcony while vacationing in the Dominican Republic last month, according to a report....
09:26, 07/10/2019

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March -- and who is the 11th American to die in the Caribbean country this year....
19:26, 07/15/2019

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a ...
19:13, 06/22/2019

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Canadian woman who says she fell critically ill on Dominican Republic vacation says doctor flagged possible poisoning A Canadian woman who stayed at a Bahia Principe resort in the Dominican Republic in 2016 alleges that she fell critically ill after being exposed to a strong chemical odor in her room and that she's been battling a multitude of health problems since ...
23:26, 06/26/2019

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Or...
09:26, 06/10/2019

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
18:52, 07/04/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
18:13, 06/27/2019

Dominican Republic resort deaths prompt congressman to announce trip to Caribbean nation Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., announced Thursday that he plans on travelling to the Dominican Republic to meet with officials in the Caribbean nation about the recent string of mysterious deaths of American citizens....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two U.S. tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
17:52, 06/22/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
23:13, 06/10/2019

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic bar over the weekend....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Report: Octavio Dotel And Luis Castillo Arrested In Narcotics Sting In Dominican Republic Who is ready for a particularly grim session of Let’s Remember Some Guys? Because according to reports coming out of the Dominican Republic, former MLB players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo have been arrested in what authorities have described as “...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths In the wake of several tourist deaths, Hard Rock will remove liquor dispensers in its Dominican Republic and Mexican rooms starting this week.       ...
14:52, 06/25/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
17:13, 06/05/2019

Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman died suddenly in Dominican Republic, bringing US citizen death total to 11 The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have been identified as Chris Palmer, a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died April 18, 2018, and Ba...
02:26, 06/21/2019

Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity....
02:00, 06/20/2019

California man died in April at Dominican Republic resort after drink from hotel room minibar, family says A fourth U.S. tourist died after he fell critically and suddenly ill at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic about a month before three others died in their rooms, Fox News has learned....
02:39, 06/10/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines are waiving change fees in wake of tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past year, alleging that they fell ill because of pesticides while staying at one of the chain's properties...
00:13, 06/07/2019

Family and friends of woman who died in Dominican Republic claim authorities are lying about past 'several heart attacks' On Monday, Dominican Republic Public Health Minister Rafael Sanchez Cardenas said at a press conference that Leyla Cox, a New York hospital MRI technician who died suddenly on June 10 in her room at the Excellence resort, had an enlarged heart, high ...
00:26, 06/20/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Former President Bill Clinton vacations in Dominican Republic as country tries to move past spate of tourist deaths Former President Bill Clinton arrived in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to vacation and spend time with friends, as the Caribbean nation grapples with the ongoing fallout from several recent tourist deaths and attacks on travelers. ...
01:13, 07/20/2019

Brother of 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room Jonathan Corcoran, a retired New Jersey businessman and brother of ABC-TV "Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran, was found dead in April in a Dominican Republic hotel room....
00:39, 06/13/2019

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo -- ex-MLB stars -- linked to Dominican Republic drug trafficking ring: reports Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo -- each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring -- were implicated in connection with a major drug ring in the Dominican Republic, officials said in a Tuesda...
03:52, 08/21/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
04:52, 06/06/2019

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
18:13, 06/12/2019

#WhiteNoise: Garner, NC Cops Raided a Black Woman’s Home After Neighbor Complained of Her Playing “Islamic Jihadist” Malcolm X Speeches On Thursday a gang of police officers in Garner, North Carolina raided Mikisa Thompson’s house in the middle of the night for playing Malcolm X speeches “too loudly”....
04:39, 05/23/2019

'I knew I was done': Woman recounts vicious attack at Dominican Republic resort Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was beaten for hours and left for dead while vacationing at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.        ...
01:26, 06/04/2019

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

'The Bachelor' star Melissa Rycroft falls ill after family trip to the Dominican Republic Reality TV star Melissa Rycroft is the latest person to fall ill in the Dominican Republic after a trip to Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana.        ...
15:52, 06/19/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon has warned against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries after a third person has died in the Dominican Republic after visiting the country for elective procedures....
16:13, 07/11/2019

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
00:39, 08/13/2019

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
23:28, 08/11/2019

Daughter of Army vet who died at Dominican resort: Funeral home 'pressured' me to make a decision about my father's remains The daughter of an American veteran who died at a Dominican Republic resort said she's tried for a year to get answers about her father's death to no avail....
23:26, 06/21/2019

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:13, 06/05/2019

The top 15 cities with the most billionaires, ranked Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Nearly 30% of the world's billionaire population in 2018 was concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's 2019 Billionaire Census report. Strong tech industries have fostered considerable wealth in several ci...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, ...
16:52, 05/24/2019

Here’s how billionaires are planning their immortality While we all know that billionaires control a substantial amount of the world’s wealth – in fact, current projections see the richest 1% controlling 2/3 of it by 2030 – what they use their vast fortunes on may surprise you. When they aren’t investing...
19:26, 06/28/2019

Rapper Kollegah's shisha bar raided by Dusseldorf police A shisha bar owned by German rapper Kollegah has been raided by police one day after it opened. Police said the bar was found to be in violation of tobacco tax law....
00:26, 06/11/2019

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afghanistan....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of r...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the company....
21:13, 05/28/2019

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed ...
03:13, 08/15/2019

Porsche offices raided as part of payments investigation Offices and homes of six Porsche employees searched as part of a wider investigation by German prosecutors German prosecutors have raided the offices and homes of a number of senior Porsche officials in Germany as part of an investigation into irreg...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Billionaires and Corporations Won't Save Abortion Georgia’s “fetal heartbeat” law, which was passed and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month has been just one of many around the country in what’s been an all-out conservative offensive against abortion rights. What separates Georgia ...
17:39, 05/30/2019

This US city has the most billionaires per capita in the world Billionaires like views of the Pacific Ocean. San Francisco has more billionaires per inhabitant in the world — with one billionaire for approximately every 11,600 residents, according to data released Thursday by global wealth consultancy Wealth-X. ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of digging through the trash of the rich.Read more......
03:52, 05/10/2019

America’s richest billionaires say they want to be taxed more The richest of the 1 percent have a message for the 2020 presidential candidates: Tax us. ​Financier George Soros and heiress Abigail Disney are among the 19 billionaires who published an open letter Monday ​to Republican and Democratic hopefuls sayi...
02:52, 06/26/2019

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar's Premises Raided By CBI Officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation are raiding at least 17 places in Uttar Pradesh as part of their probe into the alleged rape of a teenage girl by expelled BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar....
11:26, 08/04/2019

Florida day care raided, man arrested in child porn probe MIAMI — Law enforcement officials have raided a Florida day care center and arrested one man during a child pornography investigation. Homeland Security Investigations spokesman Nestor Iglesias says the Monday morning raid of Little Seeds Academy in ...
10:52, 07/30/2019

Headquarters Of Terror Group, Allegedly Behind Sri Lanka Blasts, Raided Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of aterror group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a Reuters witness said, as Sunday mass was......
22:00, 04/28/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Town Was Suspicious Of Newcomers, Then Mayhem As Hideout Raided They arrived a day or two after the Easter Sunday bombings and moved into a low-slung house behind a high wall and black metal gate, unloading boxes from a pale gray minivan....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Gunfire, Blasts in Sudan's Capital as Protest Site Raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan's capital early Monday, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against a sit-in camp where protesters have demanded an end to military rule....
07:52, 06/03/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Appeals court OKs ‘Billionaires’ Row’ homeless shelter The city has every right to open a homeless shelter in Manhattan’s ritzy “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. A community group, the West 58th Street Coalition, had sued to block the...
23:39, 06/11/2019

High dining coming to Billionaires’ Row skyscrapers What’s better than living in one of those fancy skyscrapers on Billionaires’ Row? A dinner that’s just an elevator ride away — at a private restaurant helmed by a Michelin-starred chef. In September, world-famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will o...
06:39, 08/05/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up-in-basis" for capital gains....
18:26, 07/31/2019

A bear broke into a house and raided the fridge as terrified teens hid in the next room As two teens watched TV at home late one night, little did they know that the person in the other room opening the refrigerator for a midnight snack wasn't a person at all....
01:52, 08/21/2019

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh, the Special Task Force of the state......
12:39, 07/20/2019

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which detailed pot...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
00:52, 05/17/2019

The Rise Of India's New Billionaires As Business Dynasties Flounder A new breed of self-made entrepreneurs is vaulting into the ranks of the wealthy, offsetting billions lost by debt-burdened industrialists and members of the country's old dynasties....
09:00, 05/08/2019

‘Billionaires’ Row’ residents to appeal homeless shelter decision Residents of “Billionaires’ Row” plan to appeal a court decision that greenlights a homeless shelter in the ritzy Manhattan neighborhood, they said Wednesday. The anticipated appeal is only the latest turn in a drawn-out legal battl...
19:00, 06/12/2019

US billionaires call for new 'wealth tax' to fight climate change Twenty of the wealthiest people in the US have urged the next president to impose taxes on the rich to combat climate change and increase access to health care. They said the US has an "economic responsibility" to do so....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Developers struggling to sell swanky ‘Billionaires’ Row’ apartments Swank apartments are begging for buyers on Manhattan’s “Billionaire’s Row” — with more than 40% sitting unsold in towers that top out at 100 stories, The Post has learned....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the established wealth hubs of Switzerland and London....
11:13, 05/27/2019

Why do billionaires keep presenting themselves as America's great new hope? | Nathan Robinson From Ross Perot to Tom Steyer, rich megalomaniacs run for president by preying on voters’ disillusionmentThe past week saw both the passing of Ross Perot and the entry of Tom Steyer into the presidential race. It’s fitting that the two events should ...
13:13, 07/13/2019

Dueling Superpowers, Rival Billionaires. Inside the New Race to the Moon It’s easier to love Apollo 11 if you were around to see it happen. For those who didn’t camp along the Cape Kennedy causeway to watch the Saturn 5 liftoff on July 16, 1969, or huddle around a rabbit-ear TV to watch Neil Armstrong climb do...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) wh...
11:39, 05/16/2019

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Idaho on Friday — also known as “Summer Cam...
17:39, 07/13/2019

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list me...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
06:13, 08/13/2019

Chicken plants raided by ICE 'willfully and unlawfully' hired unauthorized workers: court documents Almost all of the chicken plants raided by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials on Wednesday in Mississippi were "willfully and unlawfully" employing people without proper work documentation that would authorize them to be employed in the U...
04:39, 08/10/2019

Insiders describe aggressive growth tactics at uBiome, health start-up raided by the FBI last week According to four company insiders, uBiome was routinely billing patients multiple times without their consent and pressuring its on-staff doctors to approve tests with minimal oversight....
20:13, 05/02/2019

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, goes up in flames. As pictures of th...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Mumbai, City of Billionaires, Sees Actors Push For Change In Election India's financial capital goes to the polls on Monday with billionaires, celebrities and slum dwellers among those lining up to elect lawmakers they hope will fix Mumbai's crumbling and stretched......
06:39, 04/29/2019

Sanders reacts to Steyer's 2020 bid: 'Tired of seeing billionaires trying to buy political power' Lamenting the expanding wealth of America's "billionaire class," Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pushed back on liberal megadonor Tom Steyer's decision to throw his hat in the ring for the 2020 presidential election....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Women are taking dominatrix classes to lure powerful Manhattan billionaires BDSM attracts so many formidable types because “the amount of control these men have is astronomical.” In other words, if you are surrounded by yes men and people greenlighting your ideas — if you dominate all day long — it can be a turn-on to have s...
01:00, 08/04/2019

George Soros and fellow billionaires ask to be taxed in a letter to 2020 candidates Signatories include investor George Soros and filmmaker Abigail Disney, singling out Elizabeth Warren's policy as an example of wealth tax policy.        ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

With rapper A$AP Rocky still detained, manager John Ehmann’s hotel room in Sweden is raided: source Rapper A$AP Rocky’s longtime manager, John Ehmann, had his hotel room raided Friday morning after he was served a search warrant in Stockholm, Sweden while his client Rocky sat in a Swedish jail, Fox News has learned....
01:52, 07/13/2019

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchandising SVP Jeanine Huebner about the company's strategy. They said that Home Depot will likely avoid...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Real Estate Mogul Stephen Ross’ Alleged Logic on Trump Is a Reminder That All Billionaires Are Awful Real estate developer Stephen Ross is hosting a fundraising event for Donald Trump at his house in the Hamptons in New York, according to a report from the Washington Post published Tuesday. Ross, who is also the owner of the Miami Dolphins, fitness ...
05:26, 08/08/2019

Flashy French billionaires didn't donate the money to rebuild Notre Dame. Small donors did. American and French citizens have footed the bills and paid salaries for the up to 150 workers employed by the cathedral since the April 15 fire.        ...
20:39, 06/14/2019

'Billionaires' Row' New Yorkers continue fight against homeless shelter, accusing Mayor de Blasio of luring vulnerable into 'firetrap' A building on West 58th Street – overlooking Central Park on a pocket of prime Manhattan land at the park's south end dubbed “Billionaires Row” – has become the subject of heated tensions between the city and residents battling Mayor Bill de Blasio’s...
00:00, 06/06/2019

I toured the most expensive condo for sale in a Billionaires' Row skyscraper in NYC, a $58.5 million residence that spans the entire 87th floor. Here's what it looks like inside. Katie Warren/Business Insider The most expensive unit for sale at 157 W 57th Street, known as "One57," is a four-bedroom, full-floor residence for $58.5 million. One57 is one of several supertall luxury residential skyscrapers rising along Billionai...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Cause of Venezuelan chopper crash is under investigation Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops....
17:52, 05/05/2019

One Venezuelan protester's brush with death A young protester, his arms outstretched and his head thrown completely back, is struck from behind by a Venezuelan National Guard riot control vehicle and pulled underneath....
01:26, 05/04/2019

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
15:39, 06/19/2019

Former Venezuelan U.N. delegate: 'This is a point of no return' The former U.N. delegate from Venezuela, Isaias Medina, said Tuesday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that there is “no way back” for newly elected president Juan Guaidó and outlined the dangerous situation in his home country....
15:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. o...
05:00, 06/28/2019

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country’s soaring inflation...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Opposing protesters at Venezuelan Embassy in DC Pro-Juan Guaido protesters squared off in Washington with activists from the group Codepink in front of the Venezuelan Embassy. (April 30)        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership...
09:13, 06/03/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a wide-ranging ban on US companies doing business with the socialis...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers in Caracas....
21:26, 04/30/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Spain arrests former Venezuelan official on US warrant Spanish police say they have arrested Venezuela’s former minister of electrical development Javier Alvarado Ochoa in Madrid on a warrant from the United States...
15:52, 05/10/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
17:13, 05/15/2019

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8 million by the end of 2020....
00:13, 06/29/2019

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, urged Venezuelans on Thursday to build a new state and combat corruption....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a crisis that increasingly looks like a political stale...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress. The foreign affairs ministry says National Assembly member Franco Manuel ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-demonstrators gathered outside the building. (May 14...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property. “We are not following the order. It is...
16:52, 05/14/2019

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seize towns across the border before heading to Caraca...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mounted back home....
04:52, 05/30/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two of Uprising Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
18:13, 05/01/2019

How Plan to Oust Venezuelan Leader Fell Apart Venezuela’s opposition came tantalizingly close to removing President Nicolás Maduro from power this week, according to more than a dozen people involved in talks to oust him. But in the end, it all went wrong....
01:52, 05/04/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
22:39, 06/19/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
02:26, 05/08/2019

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US Executive order says assets may not be ‘transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn’, as tensions with President Maduro escalateThe Trump administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a significant escalation of tensions with socialist lea...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded MOSCOW (AP) — Venezuela’s foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country’s crisis. Russia has had deep military coo...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
04:00, 05/09/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations said Tuesday it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela to propose solutions to that country's protracted crisis....
03:39, 05/08/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
15:26, 05/05/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to demonstrate their loyalty....
07:39, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limited time. Starting today and through July 17, Goog...
00:26, 06/28/2019

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, ...
11:39, 06/03/2019

The best home gadgets: from air purifiers to portable pizza ovens, here's what to buy now for you and your home this summer What's not to love about a portable pizza oven that can turn out 12-inch pizzas every minute? Here's our pick of the best gadgets to buy for you and your home this season....
10:39, 08/09/2019

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at the residence on South Mission Road. Crews found smoke and flames coming from half of the...
08:52, 07/21/2019

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place one calls home. While Europe deletes one of the y...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there ...
20:13, 05/27/2019

"Was Detained At Home, Home Minister Lying": Farooq Abdullah Breaks Down National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today contradicted Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment in parliament that he has "neither been detained nor arrested". "I was detained in my house.........
13:00, 08/06/2019

The cheapest Google Home prices in May 2019: the best Home Mini, Hub and Max deals Google Home prices fall on multiple occasions throughout the year on a range of its devices. That's what our dedicated price comparison technology is here to help you with. You're at the best (constantly updated) page to find the latest Goo...
17:52, 05/01/2019

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Friday....
12:13, 07/24/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: how your home makeover project could win you £1,000 worth of prizes Entries for the Evening Standard Home Design Awards are now open. We're asking creative home improvers to share with us their bold and imaginative makeover projects....
14:52, 05/03/2019

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland light....
11:26, 06/03/2019

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your entertainment experience since it features powerful...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes.       ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Aces All-Star Liz Cambage has found her home away from home in Las Vegas Liz Cambage relishes the opportunity to play in a still-new WNBA city with a team that's in contention for a title. Yet part of her longs for adventures and pursuits of other passions....
05:39, 07/26/2019

Damaged home? Here's how to file your first home insurance claim Kristin Schoeffel accidentally flooded her basement while doing the laundry. Here's what she learned in the process of repairing her home.       ...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Spain: 4 arrests in Venezuelan money laundering probe MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested four people as part of a judicial probe into a money laundering racket allegedly involving funds coming from Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA. Police have confirmed Spanish media report...
18:13, 05/20/2019

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
15:39, 08/01/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among...
14:13, 08/08/2019

Colombia probes who is behind signs that threaten Venezuelan migrants Colombia is looking into dozens of signs with threatening messages about Venezuelan migrants that were posted in the northeastern city of Bucaramanga and which bear the name of a crime gang, authorities said....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting The three latest people busted in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz include a woman known as “The Venezuelan,” who is married to one of the other suspects in the case, Dominican authorities said Friday. Lanny Estefanny Pérez...
23:52, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane in international airspace, according to US authorities who on Sunday blamed Russia’s “irresponsible military support” of the “illegiti...
07:26, 07/22/2019

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Southern Command said....
13:26, 07/22/2019

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country’s starving population....
16:13, 07/27/2019

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, in yet another sign of the increasing hostility between the two nations....
19:13, 07/21/2019

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday....
07:39, 07/22/2019

Venezuelan blackout eases in some areas; opposition rallies Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relatively modest...
20:39, 07/23/2019

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to k...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Ecuador to require visas for Venezuelan migrants: Moreno Ecuador will require Venezuelan citizens, who until now could cross the border with a passport or other form of identification, to have a visa to enter the country, Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said late on Thursday....
20:52, 07/26/2019

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government's assets "All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in," a U.S. executive order says....
20:13, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Canada looking closely at U.S. freeze of Venezuelan government assets Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday said Canada was examining the United States' move to freeze all Venezuelan government assets, but stopped short of saying whether Canada would take the same path....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Under siege, Venezuelan opposition lawmakers keep their congress alive Venezuela's opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is seeking to close down the last institutional space they have left to contest his government - the National Assembly legislature, headed by Juan Guaido....
03:52, 07/26/2019

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.T...
07:52, 05/25/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:52, 06/07/2019

Power returns to Caracas but other Venezuelan states still in the dark Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout since March knocked out power in half the country a day earlier, though service remained down in other states and cities....
23:52, 07/23/2019

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has stubbornly clung to power in the face of mounting international pres...
10:13, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
07:26, 08/06/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
07:00, 05/28/2019

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order published on Monday. “All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan baseball players go to bat for Peru in Pan American Games Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic collapse will play for their adopted home of Peru, host to the 18th edition of the regional multi-nati...
22:26, 07/24/2019

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:13, 07/02/2019

In prized Venezuelan building, a long wait for light When the lights began flickering back on in Venezuela’s capital, residents in the six-story Doleli Building hailed as part of the city’s cultural patrimony remained in the dark...
06:52, 07/24/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to slow c...
09:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
06:00, 06/25/2019

MSNBC reporter says if Venezuelan military 'have the guns they have the power' A journalist reporting on the crisis in Venezuela Tuesday, said the efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro are taking longer than expected in part because not everyone in the country is allowed to own guns....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Pompeo: Corbyn 'support' for Venezuelan regime 'disgusting' The US secretary of state has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "disgusting"....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan upheaval delays pavilion at Venice Biennale Political chaos leaves country’s artists playing catch-up just days before art event beginsSwitzerland is partying, sequin-clad dancers whirling on a vast screen. Russia is staging an elaborate homage to Rembrandt. But between them – or rather betwee...
22:39, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan army helicopter crashes near Caracas, killing seven A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defense Ministry said in a statement....
05:13, 05/05/2019

Peru plans first large deportation of Venezuelan migrants Peru plans to deport about 50 Venezuelan migrants for concealing that they had criminal records, the interior ministry said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to the Andean nation last year to esca...
23:52, 04/29/2019

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolas Maduro appeared alongside troops Saturday....
05:39, 05/05/2019

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
07:39, 08/23/2019

7 Venezuelan military officers killed in chopper crash 7 Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Maduro appeared alongside troops...
06:39, 05/05/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retiremen...
21:13, 05/05/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
19:52, 04/30/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week’s failed uprising...
06:26, 05/08/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help launch an abortive uprising, then sought refuge at ...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his compatriots to pursue their dreams despite difficult times....
22:13, 08/20/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
03:39, 05/09/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
09:39, 08/23/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis....
16:39, 05/04/2019

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
10:26, 06/25/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to Pe...
05:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government to restore constitutional order....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglect....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of just how great the 25-year-old can be came on Friday in a 6-2 win against the Royals, when Toronto’s ...
16:26, 06/29/2019

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.       ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain from their trailer and throw sparks into this fly...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Oklahoma, Georgia to play home-and-home series NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Perennial football powers Oklahoma and Georgia have agreed to play in 2023 and 2031. The programs have played just once — Georgia won a 54-48 overtime thriller in the College Football Playoff after the 2017 season. Oklahoma will ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Trump Freezes Venezuelan Government's Assets In Bid To Pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing......
06:13, 08/07/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro’s regime in an effort to encourage others to do the same, and warned Venezuela’s top judges of consequences if they don’t back opposition ...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Chinese Firm Suspends Venezuelan Oil Loading Over US Sanction Fears China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources......
23:13, 08/19/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Elites for Alleged Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country’s starving population....
23:39, 07/25/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to le...
23:39, 05/24/2019

Shock video shows Venezuelan army truck 'RUN OVER protesters' SHOCKING footage has emerged of Venezuelan forces apparently running over protesters outside an airbase in Caracas – with reports of multiple people injured....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The jail ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Miami’s Venezuelan expats pause and pray for Maduro’s ouster Hundreds of Venezuelans packed into a Miami-area restaurant on Tuesday, their eyes fixed on television images of violence in their home country, yet hopeful that the unrest spelled the beginning of the end of President Nicolas Maduro's rule....
06:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
09:26, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
02:52, 05/01/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without bas...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political crisis....
04:52, 07/15/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
03:52, 05/09/2019

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's envoy to Washington charges....
02:00, 07/31/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in Maduro’s inner circle....
08:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro: Pence Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the United States has lifted sanctions on Venezuelan General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, the former chief of the South American country's intelligence service, who last week turned against President Nicol...
22:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
03:13, 07/20/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from the military wing of President Jair Bolsonaro's go...
23:39, 05/31/2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and other violations in Venezuela, demanding that it be corrected...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Venezuelan General Tells Military To "Rise Up" Against Maduro Regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic......
12:52, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan teen blinded by police rubber bullets at protest A Venezuelan teenager was left blind after police fired over 50 rubber bullets at his face as they dispersed a group of people protesting shortages of cooking gas in the border state of Tachira, his mother and a doctor said on Tuesday....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
14:26, 06/15/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
22:52, 06/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti For more than four months, Haitians have been taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid allegations he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars of government funds earmarked for badly needed social program...
19:52, 06/24/2019

Venezuelan general tells military to 'rise up' against Maduro regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse....
05:13, 05/13/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
08:39, 07/22/2019

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Chile's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
01:26, 06/23/2019

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency....
13:26, 07/22/2019

Russian foreign ministry has occasional contacts with Venezuelan opposition: RIA Russian officials are in contact with representatives of Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
09:39, 07/29/2019

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundation said on its website on Sunday. He was 95....
00:39, 07/29/2019

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airsp...
22:26, 07/21/2019

U.N. camp offers temporary respite for beleaguered Venezuelan migrants Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their native Venezuela a month ago for the border city of Maicao in northern Colombia. ...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced....
08:52, 07/08/2019

DR pride on display at the Dominican Day Parade Sunday’s 37th annual Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan was more fun than a barrel — or in this case, scooter-full — of monkeys. One Dominican devotee turned his scooter into a one-man parade float for the ride up Sixth Avenue, complete with colorful ...
11:45, 08/12/2019

Report: A Knights Of The Old Republic Movie Is Being Written BioWare’s classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a film project at Lucasfilm, Buzzfeed reports, with Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel) writing the screenplay....
02:26, 05/24/2019

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 23 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Tuesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-...
12:13, 07/23/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and techn...
14:52, 05/25/2019

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 24 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Rea...
11:00, 07/24/2019