DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • Watch: US magician's hair set ablaze on TV show December 3, 2012

    Santa Domingo: An American magician was recuperating in the Dominican Republic after a local television show host lit his head on fire with a flammable cologne. Chico, Californianative Wayne Houchin said he is receiving treatment for burns that doctors are cautiously optimistic will not result in scars. A yesterday statement on...
  • London 2012 hurdles: Sanchez wins 400m gold August 7, 2012

    London: Felix Sanchez won his second Olympic 400meter hurdles gold, and the Dominican Republic's first medal of the 2012 Games, by putting the field way behind down the stretch to finish in 47.63 seconds on Monday night. Sanchez, who turns 35 on Aug. 30, also was the 2004 Olympic champion. He stuck...
  • People over 65 die from stroke in developing nations March 1, 2012

    London: Stroke is one of the main cause of death among people over the age of 65 in developing countries like India and China, according to new research. The study surveyed 12,373 people aged 65 and over between 2003 and 2005 in a total of 10 urban and rural sites in...