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    Good lawyer

    Does anyone in the Bavaro area know a good real estate attorney. I have some apartments I would like to sell. Thanks in advance.
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    English tutor?

    Does anyone know of a good English tutor in the Capital. Two teenagers with a thirst to learn. Traveling to classes is becoming too dangerous.
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    Casa de Cambio

    Can anyone recommend a reputable casa de cambio in the Bavaro area that has decent exchange rates and can accommodate larger transactions?
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    For the techies

    I have been getting daily phone calls from a Dominican number (says Santo Domingo Claro) and when I answer there is no one on the other side of the call. This has been going on for months, 4 or 5 times a day. I'm wondering if there is any way to find out who is calling. I know you have to have a...
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    ACT's - SAT's?

    Do secondary schools in the DR have these exams? How difficult is it for an honor student fluent in English to get a student visa to attend a university in the United States? Any insight into these issues would be greatly appreciated.
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    Streaming content blocked

    I have found that my smart TV, my roku, and my playstation 4 have all had their content blocked because I have a Dominican IP. Do I need a VPN or is there another way to work around these blocks? Any help would be appreciated.
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    Basketball?

    Does anyone on the board know where a local 13 year old kid with some basketball talent can go to get some decent coaching or sign up to play in a league in Santo Domingo? Any help would be appreciated.
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    Good method?

    I overheard someone say that if a US citizen (Dominican) returned to the DR and married a Dominicana that she would be eligible to get a travel visa to the US eight months later. Does anyone on the board know if this is accurate or does this type of marriage come under extra scruntiny from US...
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    Big changes afoot - how will DR telcoms respond?

    On a recent trip to the DR I noticed a quiet revolution taking place, and like most game changers it's happening from the bottom up. Most of the ubiquitous texting going on in the DR is now done on the WhatsApp application and more significantly calls are being placed outside the telecoms on...
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    Help with doctor

    Can anyone reccommend a top notch gynecologist in Santo Domingo? Any help would be appreciated.
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    Car rental dilemma-Punta Cana

    With US air carriers focusing on the Punta Cana resort traffic it has become considerably cheaper to fly into Punta Cana than Santo Domingo. From the US midwest about $300-$400 per flight cheaper. The problem is that Las Americas has about 20 wildcat off airport car rental businesses that offer...
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    AI employment for Dominicans

    With all of the staffing needs that the AI's have, especially in the Punta Cana Bavaro area with new resorts constantly opening, is their an employment agency where employers can go to replenish their staff? You would think that the agencies could screen for criminal backgrounds, skill levels...
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    Altos de Chavon?

    Anyone know if you can stop and have lunch at one of the restaurants in Altos de Chavon or is the villiage completely locked down by Casa de Campo?
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    Best place to buy days in a Bavaro AI

    Living in SD and looking to spend 4 or 5 days at an AI in the Bavaro area in Nov. Anyone know if it's better to call the resorts directly or is there a secondary market or someone who can book at a good rate. Any help would be appreciated.
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    End of era

    Alas, DominicanBilly has returned to his native Canada after living in Puerta Plata for more than 20 years. Failing health and the lure of the Canadian health care system were more than he could resist. I, for one, will miss him greatly. His sage advice on all things Dominican to his naive...