Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.
The Dominica Prime Minister says 20 have been killed and more may be missing after the island was hit by Tropical Storm Erika Friday.
Tropical Storm Erika trampled over the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica – flooding streets, unleashing landslides, sweeping up cars and killing at least four people. Now the storm is bearing down on Puerto Rico.
Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.
Haitians taking to the streets by the thousands in the Dominican Republic, hasn’t stopped the D.R. from moving forward with plans to round up and deport hundreds of thousands of undocumented and documented Haitian migrants.
Two authors, with roots in a divided Caribbean island, are urging protests against the deportations of migrants from the Dominican Republic.
A federal judge, before setting his bond, is seeking more information on the assets of a Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.
A Haitian man is facing U.S. prison time after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from the Bahamas.
“Fresh From Florida” products increased its international exports to a record $4.2 billion last year.
New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty on Thursday to corruption charges, accusing him of using his office to improperly benefit a Florida eye doctor and political donor.