SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic— One of the most sprawling corruption scandals in modern history has deep roots in the Dominican Republic: The Brazilian company behind the operation placed its international "bribery bureau" in this Caribbean country and shoveled out nearly $100 million in bribes to local officials. By contrast, investigations in Brazil,...
March 17- British Airways owner IAG said it will launch a new low-cost, long-haul airline with flights from Barcelona to the Americas, in response to rising budget competition on transatlantic routes. IAG's new airline, Level, will start in June with flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana, it said in a statement on Friday.
Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte died in two different traffic accidents, authorities in the Dominican Republic told the Associated Press.
Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.
It didn't take Joey Flotteron very long to realize that Wall Street was not for him.
These countries not only face many supply chain risks, but they are not readily equipped to manage these risks, a study found.
The Cayman Islands will play host to its 38th annual Pirates Week National Festival, which runs Nov. 12-22.
Cruise giant Carnival Corp. is putting the finishing touches on its newest travel destination in the Dominican Republic.
Carnival us adding a new cruise line, one that caters to travelers with social consciences.
Days after OPEC decided not to give into Venezuela's plea to cut oil production, Caracas is on a cash-searching mission.
Early numbers show travelers are looking to book bigger and better vacations as soon as the weather warms up.
The top Senate Democrat on Sunday predicted that Congress will pass and send to President Barack Obama legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system, saying "things are looking really good." Obama last week expressed hope Congress can get a deal done on immigration, possibly in the first half of the year.
The Daily Caller reports the FBI is investigating Senator Bob Menendez on accusations the NJ Democrat purchased prostitutes and attended sex parties in the Dominican Republic. David Marosko, The Daily Caller, offers insight.
The nanny charged with stabbing to death two children she cared for on the Upper West Side of Manhattan told detectives that she had resentment toward the family, who she complained were always telling her what to do, a law enforcement official said this week.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31- A U.S. free trade agreement with Panama went into force on Wednesday, five years after it was originally negotiated, opening the way for increased U.S. exports as the Central American country continues its canal expansion project.
MIAMI, Oct 26- Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the U.S. Northeast in decades, slogged slowly northward on Friday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean.
NASSAU, Oct 26- Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic storm unlike anything seen in more than two decades, slogged slowly toward the U.S. East Coast on Friday after killing at least 41 people as it cut across the Caribbean.
NASSAU, Oct 26- Slow-moving Hurricane Sandy, a late season Atlantic storm unlike anything seen in more than two decades, slogged toward the U.S. East Coast on Friday after killing at least 34 people on a path destruction across the Caribbean.
NASSAU, Oct 26- Slow-moving Hurricane Sandy, a late season Atlantic storm unlike anything seen in more than two decades, slogged toward the U.S. East Coast on Friday after killing at least 31 people on a trail of destruction across the Caribbean.
CARACAS, Venezuela-- After four election wins, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is on track to completing at least 20 years in power, and supporters such as street bookseller Cristina Tovar say they're glad to have him in charge.