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By Megan Janetsky, Associated Press
The U.S. government says it will detain all imports of sugar and related products made in the Dominican Republic by the country's largest sugar producer amid allegations that it uses forced labor.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Laura Barrón-López to discuss the latest political news, including the politics of hurricane relief aid and lawmakers launching their final midterm messages ahead of election.
Hurricane Fiona is expected to hit Bermuda hard as a Category 4 storm. But when it saturated Puerto Rico earlier this week, it did plenty of damage as a Category 1 storm and set back the modest progress made in…
By William Brangham, Cai Pigliucci, Sam Lane, Karina Cuevas, Marcos Perez, Eduardo Mariota
Hurricane Fiona knocked out power and water to up to one million people in Puerto Rico. President Biden issued an emergency declaration for the island making federal aid available for rescue efforts during and after the storm. Dr. Michelle Carlo…
By William Brangham, Cai Pigliucci, Karina Cuevas
Hurricane Fiona is roaring over the Dominican Republic after knocking out power across all of Puerto Rico and causing damage the governor says is "catastrophic."…
In our news wrap Friday, President Biden met with relatives of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, two Americans jailed in Russia. In Pakistan, officials say floodwaters are now rapidly receding in the hard-hit Sindh province. Plus, the line in London…
By Martín Adames, Associated Press
Officials say the Dominican Republic's minister of the environment and natural resources has been shot and killed in his office by a close friend.
A still-uncertain long-term track showed the storm could near Florida over the weekend.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year.
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