May 19, 2015
Moca, Dominican Republic.- FBI agents accompanied by local authorities on Tuesday said they found on a farm in Moca (north) the dismembered body of a man presumably US businessman Brent Renault Lewis, whoâd been missing since...
May 16, 2015
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May 8, 2015
Santo Domingo.- Yubel Enrique MÃ©ndez (Oreganito), extradited to the US in December 2010 and reportedly a top lieutenant of Puerto Rican kingpin Jose David Figueroa Agosto, was injured in the shootout Thursday in the parking lot of...
May 6, 2015
Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorise the use of medical marijuana in the United States territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate. Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the...
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April 27, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico â San Juan Office of Field Operations - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized Friday 95 pounds (43.2 kilos) of cocaine inside a container at San Juan seaport.
April 1, 2015
Santo Domingo.â Presidency chief of staff Gustavo Montalvo announced today that the 911 Emergency System is ready to respond efficiently during the Easter break, which is the peak domestic vacation period. This is the first year...
March 18, 2015
San Juan.- Puerto Rico Police United Rapid Action Force (FURA) agents on Tuesday seized 1.1 tons of cocaine and arrested 14 Dominicans who were awaiting for the drug aboard a boat near the islandâs north coast, officials said,...
March 17, 2015
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- Interpolâs Dominican branch on Sunday arrested a Canadian wanted on an international warrant in connection with fraud and money laundering.
March 13, 2015
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- A total of 23 people were arrested, including 16 Americans, charged with people trafficking and prostitution, local media report.
March 6, 2015
Higuey, Dominican Republic.- An Altagracia province court on Wednesday handed down unprecedented 15-year prison sentences against four men convicted separately of smuggling 81 mostly Haitian boatpeople to Puerto Rico.
February 10, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico.- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcementâs (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), seized a 989 kilograms (2,180...
February 8, 2015
Puerto Plata.â The Northern Regional Division reported that members of the Port Security (CESEP), Security and Port Development Company (SDP) and the Private Security Company (Seguriasa) arrested two men who boarded a Philippine...
January 30, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico.- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stopped an illegal export of currency when officers searched an outbound container booked on the M/V Caribbean Fantasy Ferry destined to the Dominican Republic.
January 30, 2015
San Juan. - A report that immigrants fell overboard from an overcrowded boat off Puerto Ricoâs northern coast sparked a search in the area by US Coast Guard vessels and island police, according to AP.
January 26, 2015
San Juan, PR.â Sixteen Cubans and two Dominicans were arrested by agents of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as they tried to illegally enter Puerto Rico.According to a CBP press release, the undocumented immigrants were...
January 13, 2015
San Juan.- Puerto Rico Police on Tuesday said it investigates a death threat against Dominican president Danilo Medina, whoâs on official visit to the island to sign cooperation agreements with the governor of the U.S....