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Dominican Republic

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  • 'Living,' 'Doctor' and 'Gloria' Lead Ibero-America's First Platinos Race

    MIAMI -- David Trueba's Spanish Goya winner "Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed," Lucia Puenzo's Argentine Oscar entry "The German Doctor" (aka "Wakolda") and Chilean Sebastian Lelio's Berlin actress winner "Gloria" will vie for the top Best Picture award at...
  • From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In Connecticut

    From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In  Connecticut
    Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
  • Commentary: As it turns out, I placed first in L.A.

    Hit by crippling, heat-induced leg cramps at mile 20, I was certain that the First Place, L.A. Marathon title that I had promised Daily Pilot readers was out of the question. Devastated by disappointment, I sat quietly during the ride home, while the...
  • Palm Beach County trio pushing Bahamian baseball to next level

    Baseball in the Bahamas has traditionally been an afterthought. When most people think of the Bahamas, they envision white sandy beaches and the ocean, not baseball and the chalky red clay that comes with it. But a Palm Beach County high school...
  • Violinist Jaime Jorge to perform at Tavares church

    Violinist Jaime Jorge to perform at Tavares church
    Cuban-born violinist Jaime Jorge of Ooltewah, Tenn., will perform in concert at 6 p.m. April 6 at First Baptist Church of Tavares, 124 N. Joanna Ave. The concert will feature music ranging from favorite hymns to contemporary praise songs. According to...
  • Manchester Church Taking April Mission To Dominican Republic

    Manchester Church Taking April Mission To Dominican Republic
    The Community Baptist Church of Manchester first began its relationship with a community in the Dominican Republican in 2001. Church members are visiting again on April 12. Deb Nelis, who went on her first mission trip to Guananito and Sabana Piedra...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • 'Cher: Strong Enough' -- New book tells of her fabulous, but ill-fated, TV series

    "I KNOW there's a huge Cher black market out there. But that's just the way it is. There's a black market for just about everyone in show business -- the difference with Cher is that there is so much more to sell illegally! It's a testament to the...
  • Indomina Ramping Up with $26 Million in Funding (EXCLUSIVE)

    Indomina Media International and Comerica Bank have closed a $26 million revolving production loan to finance Indomina's slate of feature films. Most of the films will be shot in the Dominican Republic at the new Pinewood Indomina Studios, which features...
  • Maribel Santana de Martinez, Hartford

    Maribel Santana de Martinez, Hartford
    Her nickname is "La Genuina" among her Spanish-speaking friends. "It's like a genius, but I don't know why they call me that," said Maribel Santana de Martinez modestly. Martinez was spotted outside Hartford's Old State House sporting a custom-message T-...
  • In need of an honest debate on immigration reform

    In need of an honest debate on immigration reform
    This debate over immigration has degenerated into a tiresome slander fest.  From the far reaches of one side comes the charge that immigration reformers only want to destroy our values by throwing open the nation's doors to moochers while feathering...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates

    Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates
    The Year of the Horse dawns Friday -- but in the hurry to prepare for festivities, Harry Wong and his family forgot to send a care package to his brother in Atlanta. “He’s far from home and doesn’t always get to celebrate what’...