Presidents and representatives from 22 countries gather in Santo Domingo city, discussing changing financial system and working together to tackle migration crisis in the region.
Fiona slams the Caribbean archipelago with heavy rains and life-threatening flooding after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
The US territory is also bracing for "catastrophic flooding" on the island.
Ramla Ali won against Dominican Crystal Nova in Jeddah on August 20 in the first professional women's boxing match held in Saudi Arabia. Ali says she worked hard for a long time to get to where she is today.
Liotta, the star of the 1990 blockbuster crime film "Goodfellas", died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, according to media reports.
Group of people including at least eight Turkish citizens kidnapped after travelling by bus from the Dominican Republic, officials say, amid a wave of gang violence in the Caribbean country.
The storm heads north toward the Florida Keys, gaining slightly in intensity after leaving a trail of destruction through the Caribbean that claimed at least three lives.
Hurricane Elsa churned through the Caribbean, bringing powerful winds and threatening to pile further misery on Haiti, but it downgraded to a tropical storm.
A musician, composer and producer, Pacheco founded the Fania Records label, as well as the historic Fania All Stars band, which included salsa icons Celia Cruz, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon.
Luis Abinader, the frontrunner in the Caribbean nation's presidential race, is seeking to end 16 years of unbroken rule by the centre-left Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
According to diplomats, the UN Security Council will hold its first meeting over the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, after weeks of divisions among its five permanent members, diplomats said Monday.
Four million Syrians directly benefit from the cross-border aid shipments while 11 million benefit from international aid after eight years of war. It's the second time in four months that Russia has vetoed a resolution dealing with Syria situation.
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