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Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is a country located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. It occupies the eastern five-eighths of the island, which it shares with the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two sovereign states. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest Caribbean nation by area at 48,671 square kilometers (18,792 sq mi), and third by population with approximately 10 million people, of whom approximately three million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city.

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A judge in the Dominican Republic is ordering suspects in the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz to be held for up to a year as the investigation proceeds...
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The man accused of shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will remain in jail for at least one year while awaiting trial. Ortiz remains in a Boston hospital,..
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Another American has died at a resort in the Dominican Republic. According to family, Leyla Cox went on vacation to celebrate her birthday. Mola Lenghi has the..
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According to family, Leyla Cox went to the Dominican Republic to celebrate her birthday
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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.
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In new cellphone video from his holding cell, the man accused of shooting David "Big Papi" Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar late Sunday claims the Boston Red Sox..
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John Corcoran, brother of "Shark Tank" star Barbara Corcoran, died in April.
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Police in the Dominican Republic say they're now holding the suspected gunman in the shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz. The suspect is one of six people..
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Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have..
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The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a..
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Ortiz was shot at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic Sunday night
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The man accused of shooting David Ortiz is now in custody, along with several other suspects. According to prosecutors in the Dominican Republic, the baseball..
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The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a..
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The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.
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Police in the Dominican Republic have arrested five people in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in a plot that authorities on Wednesday said..
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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..
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Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.
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The mysterious deaths of American tourists in the Dominican Republic and the shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz are making some people reluctant to travel..
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Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe..
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David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, took a few steps in his hospital room on Tuesday after surgery for a gunshot wound suffered in an attack..
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Police in the Dominican Republic arrested a second suspect Tuesday night in connection with the shooting of Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz. It is still..
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David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican..
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A man has been charged in relation to the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. It's believed Féliz Garcia was driving the motorcycle carrying..
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Beloved in his hometown in the Dominican Republic, former Boston Red Sox David Ortíz traveled the dangerous streets of Santo Domingo with little or no security,..
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As revered as he is in New England, David Ortiz is even more cherished in the the Dominican Republic.
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David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds..
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Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz is recovering in a Boston hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic. The baseball legend was ambushed outside a bar..
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After a series of mysterious deaths, some Americans with plans to visit the Dominican Republic are reconsidering their vacations. At least six U.S. tourists have..
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After at least six U.S. tourists died under mysterious circumstances there in the last 12 months
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The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot..
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The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam..
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Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz is heading to a hospital in Boston after he was shot in the back in nearly point-blank range in the Dominican Republic over the..
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Robert Wallace died three days after falling ill at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in April
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The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.
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Beloved Boston icon "Big Papi" in stable condition after being ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic​
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Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was recovering in a Santo Domingo hospital on Monday after a man shot him in the back in a nightclub late..
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Surveillance video camera appears to show someone shooting at the back of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz at a bar in the Dominican Republic.
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Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic and was recovering in a hospital in Santo Domingo on..
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Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Here's what we know about the incident, and Ortiz's condition.
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A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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David Ortiz, the longtime baseball slugger better known as "Big Papi" is in stable condition with a gunshot wound. The retired Boston Red Sox star was shot at..
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A powerful storm causes a deadly crane collapse on a Dallas apartment building. Also, retired Red Sox star David Ortiz is wounded in an apparent ambush in the..
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Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican..
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Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican..
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Authorities say former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at nearly point-blank range in..
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Ortiz is reportedly out of surgery and stable
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The mystery surrounding the deaths of three Americans at sister resorts in the Dominican Republic is deepening after the release of new autopsy results. A..
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Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.
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