Latest Santo Domingo News

Correction: Dominican-Primary Challenged story

Oct. 8, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — In an Oct. 7 story on the Dominican Republic's presidential primary, The Associated Press incorrectly stated that former President Leonel Fernández wants to run for a third term. If he won the presidency in 2020, it would be his fourth term. The story also...

Papi's Back: David Ortiz throws out 1st pitch at Fenway

Sep. 9, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic. In his first public appearance since June 9, when he was seriously injured in a Santo Domingo nightclub, Ortiz...

Correction: Dominican-Drug Ring-Baseball story

Aug. 26, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about an alleged drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring in the Dominican Republic, The Associated Press wrongly quoted a comment on an Instagram account purported to belong to former Miami Marlins...