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Dominican Republic

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  • Infighting at the port [Editorial]

    Infighting at the port  [Editorial]
    Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
  • Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks

    Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks
    When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas. Several shipping lines scrambled to...
  • A look at Orioles players from outside the United States

    A look at Orioles players from outside the United States
    The Orioles have made an attempt to reach out across the world for players in recent years, including free-agent deals with right-handers Ubaldo Jimenez (Dominican Republic) and Suk-min Yoon (South Korea), and outfielder Nelson Cruz (Dominican Republic)...
  • Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
  • Adam Jones to assist Manny Machado on the fly

    Adam Jones to assist Manny Machado on the fly
    Here's a pretty cool story for you as Orioles' fans get prepped for FanFest on Saturday. Manny Machado is scheduled to meet this afternoon with his surgeon in Los Angeles to go through some more tests on his left knee before he can be cleared for...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • Wedded: Tracie Schwartz and Ted Sadowski

    Wedded: Tracie Schwartz and Ted Sadowski
    Date: Oct. 5 Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg. His story: Theodore...
  • Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together

    Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together
    They're the first to acknowledge that they make an unlikely foursome. A Polish artist's daughter and three artists representing America, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic have forged an alliance to advance their individual creative visions —...
  • Honoring veterans by hiring veterans

    Honoring veterans by hiring veterans
    Helping veterans isn't just a part of my job. For me, it's personal. It's in my blood. On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in...
  • Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered

    Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered
    Recovering from four bullet wounds, Jose Melo's wife begged him not to go on Monday, but he would not hear of it. Eleven days had passed since Melo last worked at his small corner store in Southwest Baltimore. On that day — Jan. 9 — he had...
  • Abstraction connects four artists at Columbia's Kish Gallery

    Abstraction connects four artists at Columbia's Kish Gallery
    The four artists in "Cross-Continental Connection" are from different countries, but their shared interest in abstraction can be seen in this exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House in Columbia. These artists have distinctive ways of...
  • Orioles prospects and minor leaguers playing in offseason leagues

    Orioles prospects and minor leaguers playing in offseason leagues
    Several of the Orioles' top prospects — including Jonathan Schoop, Eduardo Rodriguez and Henry Urrutia — will be playing this offseason in the Arizona Fall League, which begins play  Tuesday. The Orioles prospects will play for the...