Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:21

DR1 Daily News -Tuesday, 15 April 2014

SANTO DOMINGO (DR1) -- Dominican Republic news summary in English.

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DR1 Travel News -April 15, 2014

SANTO DOMINGO (DR1) -- Dominican Republic travel news summary in English. 

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:05

Eight Earn Tae Kwon Do Black Belts

2014-0415-sx-tdh-TaeKwon-black-beltsMIDDLE REGION -- Eight members of the King Yen Tae Kwon do School passed their Black belt examinations at the Sister Marie Laurence gym Saturday.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:55

BARP Members Display ‘Top Gear’

2014-0416-sx-tdh-barp-display-TopGearBRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- It was a hat affair last Saturday at Sunbury Great House and Plantation in St. Philip where the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) held its Easter Hat Parade and Tea Party.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:50

Woman Held With Coke Ball In Vagina

2014-0414-sx-tdh-CokeBall-in-vaginaPARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Police arrested a 24-year-old woman at Johan Adolf Pengel Airport on Sunday, with a huge 11-cm-long cocaine ball clamped inside her vagina.

2014-0416-sx-tdh-calypso-barabara-funeralPHILIPSBURG -- Hundreds of people gathered in Celebration Palace yesterday to pay their respects at the funeral of cultural icon Barbara Althea Nesbitt, aka Calypso Barbara.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:41

Marlin: Theo Out To Fool The People Again

PHILIPSBURG -- National Alliance (NA) leader William Marlin says statements made by United People's (UP) party leader Theo Heyliger about keeping the coalition together, while Heyliger himself has attempted blatantly to break the coalition multiple times in recent weeks, is not just laughable, but a vain attempt to fool the people yet again.

PHILIPSBURG -- The Central Committee of Parliament was unable to deal with several treaty amendments and adjustments to kingdom regulations, because several Members of Parliament said they wanted to err on the side of caution by first getting an expert on the issues to better explain the topics to them.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:31

Elshot Wants Pension System Streamlined

PHILIPSBURG -- Veteran trade unionist Claire Elshot is calling on authorities to seriously look into streamlining the pension system by making the Social and Health Care Insurance's SZV's old age pension AOV strictly a social pension for unemployed persons of pensionable age and the general pension fund APS one covering workers.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Dutch Minister of Safety and Justice Ivo Opstelten has no objections against assigning specific police officers to tackle crime among residents of Tilburg with a Dutch Caribbean and Moroccan background as long as it doesn't lead to ethnic profiling.

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