2017: Dominican Republic

  1. Authorities in Dominican Republic say MLB players Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte have both died in separate car crashes (Washington Post)2017-01-22
  2. Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes (Washington Post)2017-01-22
  3. Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-22
  4. Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-22
  5. Thanks Bill (BBC)2017-01-23
  6. Family, fans mourn for Dominican pitcher Yordano Ventura (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-23
  7. Leaders from Latin America, Caribbean talk Trump at summit (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-25
  8. 3 of top 4 teams in college hoops poll lose on same night (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-25
  9. A horse that modelled for The Kelpies sculpture dies (BBC)2017-01-25
  10. Trump influences talks at Latin American, Caribbean summit (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-26
  11. Trump influences talks at Latin American, Caribbean summit (Washington Post)2017-01-26
  12. Trump is the U.S.'s first Latin American president (Washington Post)2017-01-26
  13. Dad sentenced for attack on teen who propositioned daughter (The New Zealand Herald)2017-01-31
  14. Dominican faces deportation for 12-year-old theft conviction (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-02
  15. Judge discharges bankruptcy after 50 Cent pays $22 million (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-02
  16. Mold repair work beginning at Mark Twain's historic home (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-05
  17. Man convicted in killings of woman, boy witness loses appeal (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-06
  18. Immigrant students seek access to state financial aid (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-07
  19. Newspaper uses photo showing actor Alec Baldwin playing Trump on SNL in story instead of a picture showing the real deal (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-12
  20. Dominican paper runs photo of Alec Baldwin instead of Trump (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-12
  21. Host Alec Baldwin, 'SNL' cast skewer Trump White House (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-12
  22. Alec Baldwin's Trump act fools newspaper (BBC)2017-02-12
  23. Newspaper mistakes Alec Baldwin for Trump (CNN)2017-02-12
  24. Dominican court sentences American in slaying of US hotelier (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-14
  25. 2 Dominican journalists killed during live transmission (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-14
  26. Journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast (The Star)2017-02-15
  27. Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast (Al-Jazeera)2017-02-15
  28. 3 Men Arrested in Facebook Live Killing of Dominican Radio Journalists (New York Times)2017-02-15
  29. A journalist in the Dominican Republic was fatally shot during Facebook Live broadcast (Washington Post)2017-02-15
  30. Radio host and co-worker killed during Facebook Live (CNN)2017-02-16
  31. San Jose residents rescued from flood waters (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-21
  32. Review: In full seduction mode, Jose James takes a step back (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-22
  33. Residents return after flooding to access damage in San Jose (The New Zealand Herald)2017-02-24
  34. Father died 'after downing whole bottle of tequila for a bet' (The New Zealand Herald)2017-03-04
  35. Death toll from San Jose Pinula shelter fire rises (Al-Jazeera)2017-03-09
  36. Guatemela's shelter fire victims laid to rest (Al-Jazeera)2017-03-11
  37. Bullseye! Matador's glass eye knocked out by bull (The New Zealand Herald)2017-03-14
  38. Prince's ex-wife opens up about 1996 death of couple's baby (The New Zealand Herald)2017-03-15
  39. High-tech backpacks open world of whales to deaf students (The New Zealand Herald)2017-03-17
  40. Deaf children 'hear' whales through vibrations (BBC)2017-03-19
  41. Man gets 6 years in $500K wine theft from famed restaurant (The New Zealand Herald)2017-03-29
  42. Missing mum Samantha Baldwin lost care of sons Louis and Dylan (BBC)2017-03-31
  43. Missing mum Samantha Baldwin and her sons found (BBC)2017-04-06
  44. Baldwin to publisher: nice editing (not!) (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-06
  45. Masters 2017: Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia slip up on 18 forcing a play-off (BBC)2017-04-09
  46. Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-10
  47. Masters 2017: Justin Rose positive on Augusta hopes after Sergio Garcia play-off (BBC)2017-04-10
  48. At last! Sergio Garcia wins his first major (CNN)2017-04-10
  49. Facebook vs Palestine: Implicit support for oppression (Al-Jazeera)2017-04-10
  50. Masters 2017: Why Sergio Garcia's win was so special (BBC)2017-04-10
  51. 3 brothers arrested in FBI drug trafficking sting (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-13
  52. 2 US citizens rescued in Caribbean waters after boat sinks (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-14
  53. Residents nervously watch Americas' oldest city gentrifying (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-17
  54. Residents nervously watch Americas’ oldest city gentrifying (Washington Post)2017-04-17
  55. Margaret Sullivan: Facebook needs to own up to its responsibilities (The New Zealand Herald)2017-04-18
  56. Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia 'in a great place' after resolving differences (BBC)2017-04-26
  57. Bolivar goalkeeper scores spectacular goal from own area (BBC)2017-04-26
  58. 'Uber for ambulances' - A new type of emergency rescue (BBC)2017-05-02
  59. Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-02
  60. Illegal Deforestation: Death by a Thousand Cuts (Al-Jazeera)2017-05-03
  61. Dominican Republic adds border troops ahead of UN Haiti exit (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-04
  62. It took a murdered beauty queen for the world to take notice of the 'femicide' in Honduras (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-05
  63. Grateful Dead's signature guitar could be yours at auction (BBC)2017-05-09
  64. Players Championship: JB Holmes and Kyle Stanley lead at Sawgrass (BBC)2017-05-14
  65. Bribery scandal met with near-silence in Dominican Republic (Washington Post)2017-05-17
  66. Bribery scandal met with near-silence in Dominican Republic (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-18
  67. Dominican minister among 8 detained in bribery scandal (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-30
  68. Mercedes Corby: 'Schapelle just needs to chill' (The New Zealand Herald)2017-05-30
  69. Nun and policeman face off in Limerick 'keepy uppy' contest (BBC)2017-06-01
  70. Dominican officials jailed in case linked to Brazil scandal (The New Zealand Herald)2017-06-07
  71. Outcry over slain transgender woman in Dominican Republic (The New Zealand Herald)2017-06-09
  72. Dominican Republic dreams of becoming Caribbean Hollywood (The New Zealand Herald)2017-06-16
  73. Soldiers in forestry program gain after-service job skills (The New Zealand Herald)2017-06-27
  74. Sheffield-based radio station Iman FM suspended over 'terror talks' (BBC)2017-07-07
  75. Secrets of the mummies at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius (The Guardian)2017-07-16
  76. Romelu Lukaku scores first Man Utd goal in friendly against Real Salt Lake (BBC)2017-07-18
  77. Man Utd: Jose Mourinho wants to sign one more player in 'difficult' transfer market (BBC)2017-07-20
  78. Hurricane Irma: Eye of the storm passes Hispaniola (BBC)2017-09-07
  79. After the winds die, a massive recovery effort in Florida (The New Zealand Herald)2017-09-10
  80. The Anti-Protest Gear That Despots Love (New York Times)2017-12-23
  81. Venezuelan leader wants Brazilian, Canadian diplomats out (The New Zealand Herald)2017-12-23