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'Crazy Rich Asians' director: 'The American dream is not a given'

In this summer's highly-anticipated "In the Heights," cast members sing and dance on the streets of Manhattan to tell the tale of a bodega owner who dreams of one day returning to the Dominican Republic to open a bar.
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New In the Heights Trailer Previews 96,000 Musical Number

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. Pictures has released a brand new trailer for Jon M. Chu’s upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical In the Heights, which is scheduled to premiere on June 18 in theaters and on HBO Max. The video provides us a preview of one of the film’s big musical numbers titled “96,000,” which is now available on music streaming sites. Check out the In the Heights trailer in the player below! Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and performed by lead st...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Movies, Drama, New York City, Netflix, Broadway, Streaming, Warner Bros, Musical, Steven Spielberg, Dominican Republic, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda, Vanessa, Marc Anthony

The end of pandemic-related lockdown is bringing a wave of cocaine to Puerto Rico

Coast Guard cutter Heriberto Hernandez crew members offload over 200 kilograms of cocaine, valued at over $5.6 million, at Coast Guard Base San Juan, March 2, 2021. US Coast Guard A surge in cocaine seizures indicates that routes through Puerto Rico are reactivating after pandemic-related dormancy. Puerto Rico has strategic value for traffickers moving drugs to the US because of its status as a US territory. See more stories on Insider's business page. Puerto Rico is seeing a surge in ...
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Angels’ Albert Pujols impressed by Mike Trout, who is off to a hot start

Albert Pujols, who knows something about maintaining excellence for a decade, continues to be awed by Mike Trout. Trout, a three-time MVP winner, is off to the best start of his career, carrying an OPS of 1.353 into Wednesday’s game against the Rangers. His previous best OPS for April was 1.151 in 2017. To Pujols, what’s impressive is not that Trout is doing anything different, but that he’s doing the same thing. “He doesn’t take anything for granted,” Pujols said before the Angels played on Wed...
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Meliá Hotels International Begins Vaccination of 2,200 Employees in Punta Cana

Meliá Hotels International has begun the vaccination of its 2,200 employees in Punta Cana. In coordination with the Department of Public Health, this is part of a larger strategy to prioritize the tourism industry in the Dominican Republic to make the country a safe destination to receive millions of visitors after the pandemic.
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Cock fighting returns to Dominican Republic

The Coliseo Gallistico de Santo Domingo returns to hosting rooster fights after a year of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic with an audience capacity of 20 percent. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Americas, World news, Culture, Art and design, Dominican Republic, Coliseo Gallistico de Santo Domingo

New In the Heights Trailer Promises a Magical Musical Experience

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lin-Manuel Miranda debuted a new In the Heights trailer at the 2021 Academy Awards. The new footage of Jon M. Chu’s big-screen adaptation has made its way online, and, like the previous trailers before it, promises a magical experience full of stunning choreography, and exciting musical numbers. In the Heights was originally scheduled for a 2020 and June 18 release, but will now be released on HBO Max on June 11. The last release date pitted the film against Disney-Pixar’s n...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Broadway, Streaming, Musical, Miranda, Steven Spielberg, Hamilton, Dominican Republic, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda, Golden Globe, Kevin, Luca, Chu, Jimmy Smith

10 Dominican Foods You Must Try – The Essential Guide

Confused about which Dominican dishes to taste first? Let us guide you. I love Dominican food, but I also find it a bit complicated to use at times, but not difficult to cook. Also, if you decide to take a Dominican cuisine, you will always love Dominican food. Dominican cuisine is fresh and always made with love, especially when you get to discover the home cooking. There are a number of fresh dishes you can make. The culinary heritage of the Dominican Republic is very rich. There is a ...
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Brad Pitt Sets Cameo Role in Sandra Bullock-Led Lost City of D

Brad Pitt sets cameo role in Sandra Bullock-led Lost City of D Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) has officially signed on for a cameo appearance in Paramount Pictures’ upcoming rom-com adventure Lost City of D which will be led by Channing Tatum and Sandra Bullock, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Pitt joining the film is the Oscar-winning actor’s way of returning the favor to Bullock, after she first agreed to a cameo role in David Leitch’s star-studded action film Bullet Train,...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Adventure, Action, Dreamworks, Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Brad Pitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Renée Zellweger, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Dominican Republic, Romantic Comedy, Aaron Nee, Pitt

Vin Diesel's Dominican Republic Neighbors Say Security Way Too Aggressive

Vin Diesel has a security problem ... with his neighbors, who say the actor's security team act like they own the hood.
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Hoornstra: Dodger Stadium’s $100 million facelift sends a message: it’s here to stay

I once spoke to Bill DeLury, the Dodgers’ longtime traveling secretary, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium. DeLury had seen it all; he’d been with the team since he was hired to work in the Brooklyn Dodgers’ mailroom in 1950. When we spoke, the team had just been sold to a new consortium of owners. The future of the stadium was uncertain. “A decision will have to be made someday on this stadium,” DeLury said. “It’s 50 years old. It’s got a lot of mileage on it.” DeLury pas...
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Joe Maddon remains confident in Dexter Fowler, but the Angels have plenty of options

ANAHEIM — After a month of spring training games and three regular season games, Dexter Fowler is still searching. Ever optimistic Joe Maddon, who managed Fowler with the Chicago Cubs, still believes he will find it, though. “It looks like he’s getting better every day,” Maddon said before Sunday’s game. “I’ve seen it a lot. I know what he looks like. Conversationally, I know where he’s at. This guy could have a tough time like you’re seeing, but all of the sudden he gets hot. He gets real hot. ...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los Angeles Angels, St Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Dominican Republic, Anaheim, Cubs, Fowler, Dexter Fowler, Joe Maddon, Scott Schebler, Maddon

Famed garment factory paying a living wage struggles to stay afloat

Workers were furloughed without pay amid the pandemic at the Dominican garment factory, the only one in the developing world that pays a living wageWhen Alta Gracia launched in 2010 it was hailed as an experiment to show the world that garment factory workers in the developing world could aspire to a living wage and that their labor rights could be respected. But in order to survive the company, which sells T-shirts and sweatshirts made in the Dominican Republic to US college students, also need...
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Police Say They Found Mafia Fugitive On YouTube, Posting Cooking Tutorials

An alleged mafia fugitive hiding from Italian police in the Dominican Republic was arrested after being spotted showing off his cooking skills in instructional videos he posted on YouTube, according to news reports. Ars Technica reports: Marc Feren Claude Biart, an alleged member of the 'Ndrangheta criminal organization based in southern Italy, reportedly hid his face in the cooking videos but failed to hide his tattoos, leading to his identification. The man had been hiding since law enforcemen...
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Fugitive Identified on YouTube By His Distinctive Tattoos

A mafia fugitive hiding out in the Dominican Republic was arrested when investigators found his YouTube cooking channel and identified him by his distinctive arm tattoos. [Author: Bruce Schneier]
Tags: Videos, Uncategorized, Italy, Dominican Republic, Identification, Bruce Schneier, Operational Security

Suspected mafia fugitive arrested after police saw his YouTube cooking videos

An alleged Mafia fugitive who had been on the run since 2014 was arrested by police in the Dominican Republic thanks to his hobby as a YouTube chef.
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Suspected mafia fugitive was living on a Caribbean island. Then police saw his YouTube cooking videos

An alleged Mafia fugitive who had been on the run since 2014 was arrested by police in the Dominican Republic thanks to his hobby as a YouTube chef.
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Italian mafia fugitive caught in Dominican Republic after police find YouTube cooking show

The alleged gangster's "love for Italian cuisine” — and tattoo ink — made his arrest possible, Italian police said.
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Reputed Mafia Fugitive Busted in Caribbean After Police Find His Italian Cooking Channel on YouTube

Authorities have tracked down and arrested 53-year-old Marc Feren Claude Biart, a former member of the Italian mob, in the Dominican Republic after years on the lamb because he showed his unmistakable tattoos in YouTube cooking videos.Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Organizations, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Organized Crime, Ndrangheta, Transnational Organized Crime, Marc Feren Claude Biart, Giovanni Nirta, Antonio Nirta, Mexican Drug War, San Luca Feud, Francesco Pelle, Maria Strangio

McDowell sees "light at end of the tunnel"; Harrington backs Rory's Cowen move

Graeme McDowell putts on the 13th green during the second round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Graeme McDowell can see “light at the end of the tunnel” despite finishing bogey-bogey to end up two shots behind maiden winner Joel Dahmen in the Corales Puntaca...
Tags: Florida, Texas, California, Sport, Austin, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Padraig Harrington, San Antonio, Dominican Republic, Mamaroneck, Rory, Pete, McDowell

Mafia fugitive caught after posting YouTube cooking video

Marc Feren Claude Biart was betrayed by failing to hide his distinctive tattoos in the clipA mafia fugitive has been caught in the Caribbean after appearing on YouTube cooking videos in which he hid his face but inadvertently showed his distinctive tattoos.Marc Feren Claude Biart, 53, led a quiet life in Boca Chica, in the Dominican Republic, with the local Italian expat community considering him a “foreigner”, police said in a statement on Monday. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Youtube, Americas, World news, Italy, Mafia, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Boca Chica, Marc Feren Claude Biart

U.S. men’s soccer loses to Honduras, will miss 3rd straight Olympics

The U.S. team’s Justen Glad, left, and Honduras’ Jose Garcia vie for the ball during their CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying match on Sunday at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Ulises Ruiz/AFP via Getty Images) GUADALAJARA, MEXICO – MARCH 28: José Pinto #17 of Honduras fights for the ball with Jesús Ferreira #09 of United States during the semifinals match between Honduras and USA as part of the 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying at Jalisco Stadium on March 28, 2021 in Guadalaj...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Mexico, New York City, Sports, Atlanta, Spain, Sport, Getty Images, Canada, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Northern Ireland, Mls, Tokyo

McDowell just three behind in Puntacana

Danny Willett of England lines up a putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on March 27, 2021 in Punta Cana, . (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Graeme McDowell is just three strokes adrift of leaders Rafael Campo and Joe Dahmen heading into the final round of the Corales Puntacana Resort & C...
Tags: England, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Danny Willett, Padraig Harrington, Mastercard, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Punta Cana, University Of Illinois, Campos, Punta Cana Dominican Republic, McDowell, Matt Jones

USA U23 must beat Honduras for Olympic men’s soccer bid

The trendline is clear: The United States failed to qualify for the men’s Olympic soccer tournament in 2012 and 2016, then ended a streak of seven straight World Cup appearances when it missed out on 2018. A young U.S. team admittedly missing its top players tries to stop the skid when it plays Honduras at Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sunday night in a one-game matchup for a trip to this summer’s Olympics in Japan. “Every tournament now going forward is an opportunity for U.S. Soccer,” U.S. captain J...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Mexico, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Fifa, Northern Ireland, Belfast, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Jason

Alex Rodriguez Posts A Pool Selfie Proving He’s Still With Jennifer Lopez In The D.R

Alex Rodriguez is letting fans know he’s still in the Dominican Republic with Jennifer Lopez while they ‘work on things’ in their relationship.
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Meadow and Harrington off to fast starts

STEPHANIE MEADOW was beaming at her fiancé after she fired five birdies in a four-under 68 to lie just a shot off the lead in the Kia Classic in California.The Jordanstown star (29) got engaged to Kyle Kallan last year, but they have also teamed up on the course as a player-caddie duo."It's been really nice," said Meadow, who started birdie-bogey before following a hat-trick of birdies from the sixth with ...
Tags: South Korea, England, California, Germany, Sport, Austin, Munich, Canada, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Kenya, Jordan Spieth, Padraig Harrington, Dominican Republic

McIlroy promises graft with Cowen as he keeps Match Play hopes alive

Rory McIlroy believes new coach Pete Cowen the man who can give him the “feels” he needs to work hard and get back to winning ways.After being thrashed 6&5 by Ian Poulter on day one in the WGC Dell Technologies Match Play, the world No 11 cruised to a facile 4& 3 win over Lanto Griffin to keep his hopes of progressing to the last 16 alive.“It's a very difficult game at times, and I feel like it's testing m...
Tags: South Korea, England, California, Germany, Sport, Ian Poulter, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Shane Lowry, Smith, Padraig Harrington, Griffin, Lowry, Michael

Mexico pounces on U.S. miscue in Olympic qualifying

Sebastian Soto’s sloppy giveaway cost the United States in a 1-0 loss to Mexico. Now comes the winner-take-all semifinal Sunday night against Honduras or Canada for a trip to the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. “Ultimately difficult to lose the game on an individual error,” U.S. coach Jason Kreis said after Soto gifted Uriel Antuna a 45th-minute goal at Guadalajara on Wednesday night. “The most important game is coming, so we need to move forward very quickly and prepare ourselves for that.” Bo...
Tags: Mexico, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Manchester City, Olympics, Fifa, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Caribbean, Guadalajara, Dominican Republic, Kessler

Paramount+ Now Exclusive English-Language Home To CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers

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U.S. men’s national soccer team preps for dizzying stretch

Sergiño Dest’s calendar has a dizzying and body-crushing jam of obligations next fall as a result of soccer’s congested schedule caused by the coronavirus pandemic. An American defender who scored his first two goals for Barcelona last weekend, he faces the start of a stretch on Aug. 28-29 that has within a 16-week span through Dec. 11-12 the possibility of eight World Cup qualifiers, 13 La Liga matches and six Champions League fixtures. The gauntlet includes three trans-Atlantic round trips, tw...
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