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    Who cooks a decent BBQ chicken these days in Sosua?

    Most of these comments are so out of date it isn't true. Big D - no longer, Ollies no longer , - so many places just dont exist any more. We get our BBQ chicken from a place that is just a hole in the wall. It is opposite where Ollies used to be and they are pretty good. Everything has changed...
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    Transit through Toronto to DR

    Any one know what the Transit requirements are going through Toronto ( Canada) when flying Heathrow - Toronto _- DR on AIR CANADA? Layover time in Toronto is about 16 hours ? Can UK travelers in TRANSIT go out of the Airport ? Are there special arrangements to avoid 14 Day quarantine ? Olly
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    Transit through Toronto to DR

    Any one know what the Transit requirements are going through Toronto ( Canada) when flying Heathrow - Toronto _- DR on AIR CANADA? Layover time in Toronto is about 16 hours ? Can UK travelers in TRANSIT go out of the Airport ? Are there special arrangements to avoid 14 Day quarantine ? Olly
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    Cost of Using AC

    JD , I would keep stum if I were you! Working your numbers I get 1500 to 1600 RD$ per month ! Wow some getting a freebe on Edenote ! Olly
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    lists Scams to beware of DR that has happen to you...

    Oil Under a Vehicle. This happened to us a few years ago in POP when a girl came in to the restaurant we were at saying there is oil leaking from our car. Sure enough when I went out there was a pool of oil under the car. So I checked under the hood and found nothing amiss but noticed there...
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    Best place to change money in Sousa these days

    Cpt- Gringo, The Exchange rate thread is in Living Forum, and is the first Sticky. Last updated 7th September 2020. Just go to this Forum and you will find it ! Olly
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    Canada to Rep Dom

    WW - Note sure that I agree with your times from Sosua/Cabarete - to STI about 1 hour 15 mins, to SDQ via Toll roads round Santo Domingo and Santiago 4 hours 15 mins , to Punta Cana about 6 hours via Nagua and the toll roads. That is from fairly recent experiences ! Olly and the Team.
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Cpt- Gringo - approx. 300 Degrees !
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    Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in the DR

    Sosua or Puerto Plata.?
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Cpt _ Gringo. I think Mike means West by West North West - this is a quite old way if identifying direction but used by ancient mariners. As you say - Not good for us in the Antilles. Olly
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    Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in the DR

    Super POla has two charging stations in Sosua and La Serena has 2 in Puerto Plata. They have just been installed but not sure if they are functioning yet ! Olly
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    It’s official: relief programs extended through December

    Thank you Tempo for answering my question . I have looked at those requirement and still dont see how some of the poorest get something. Bob Saunders said : "Poor people get 5000 per month in two payment to pay groceries but receive no cash. This money again is connected to their cedula and...
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    It’s official: relief programs extended through December

    "The programs feature cash payments to help small companies and low-income families deal with the present economic crisis." Can some one give me the details of how to apply for the Pa’Ti (For You) programme? Not many low income families know about this as Tempo said. Olly PS Asking for a...
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    Are people getting internet from Delancer satisfied with the service?

    I would like to thank the Delancerguy for the excellent responses. We have had Delancer Fiber with internet and Cable TV for a number of years. We have had no problems with the service even during the recent Tropical Storm. Some of our Neighbors had trees catch their Fiber and cause damage but...
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    Best Italian Restaurant in Cabarete/Sosúa

    David , What do you mean by Italian ? Pasta and Pizza or something more sophisticate Italian ? Olly