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    apparently commercial centres in punta cana provide free transport to their shops so that tourist come over and spend some money.
    one of the buses carrying 15 tourists - including kids - was stopped by taxistas and the tourists were forced to dismount it.
    http://www.diariolibre.com/noticias/...ofer-KM4709837

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    Time to put CESTUR on these buses or at the very least in the lobby of every resort. These ego inflated locals need to be taught not the "mess" the golden goose. Short sighted taxistas with an inflated sense of self worth and entitlement can and will ruin it for everyone given the chance.

    Where was hotel security?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cdn_Gringo View Post
    Time to put CESTUR on these buses or at the very least in the lobby of every resort. These ego inflated locals need to be taught not the "mess" the golden goose. Short sighted taxistas with an inflated sense of self worth and entitlement can and will ruin it for everyone given the chance.

    Where was hotel security?

    They are likely acting at the request of their union leaders......who have been dubbed by many as the real owners of the country. They are very powerful....and very ruthless.

    A few well placed reviews on travel sites about the incident will do more harm to the taxistas than good.....as people will still come for vacation, but be reluctant to venture outside their prisons with golden gates.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cdn_Gringo View Post
    Time to put CESTUR on these buses or at the very least in the lobby of every resort.
    Where was hotel security?
    I have never seen CESTUR do anything worthwhile.
    I doubt that hotel security would dare to intervene.

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    I am sure that a number of the tourists have photos and video. These ladrones need to be picked up and shown some old fashioned Trujillo-ist type of justice.
    In my opinion it is the only thing that will work (maybe impound their taxi's for a few months).

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    Well, I am not having my hopes high. Do you remember the incident in Boca Chica where these thugs threatened a school bus full of little kids going on a school trip? Some were thrown in jail but released after 3 months. And the life goes on ... Erede

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