The tropical storm that brushed the southern coast of Hispaniola killed one person in Haiti and three in the Dominican Republic, but spared the Caribbean nations the severe damage many feared, officials said Friday.Full story
People takes part in Santo Domingo festivities in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday Aug 1, 2011. Some of the faithful coat their bodies in a black lubricant, red paint and traditional clothes annually as a promise for a prayer or miracle they believe was performed or answered by Managua's patron saint, San
A devotee covered in motor oil takes a rest in the celebrations honouring the patron saint of Managua, Santo Domingo de Guzman, in Managua August 1, 2011. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
Colombia's pop star Shakira performs during a concert in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday March 30, 2011.