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    Wonder if others have had this problem an the result.

    Only case I know of like yours they refused to board him. He thought that since he had an emergency t(sick mother) they would let him through but they didn’t. Maybe it depends on the person who makes the decision at the airport, they are really in a position of power. Everyone, check your...
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    new here - hoping to get some info on moving to DR

    Have you decided where you might be settling? That may bring some different answers as this country is so diverse. Knowing a little about your needs and desires might also illicit a more focused answer.
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    Need online electrical home goods website

    I am not aware of a dedicated appliance store on the north coast. Many stores have a small section with appliances. you Might have to go to Santiago and Corripio who do have a website. Hopefully someone can come up with some suggestions.
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    Ministry of Interior & Police opens offices to give Haitians IDs; 90% of Haitians don’t have ID documents

    My Haitian worker has a legal birth certificate. More importantly , he has a Haitian passport. In May of this year we hired a lawyer and deposited all necessary documents with migration to obtain a work visa and legal residency in this country. Since may, it has been continual stonewalling on...
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    Pool maintenance questions.... yes!

    If you buy a Taylor kit ( beware Amazon has some fakes) , it comes with an excellent booklet on maintaining your chemicals. It also has a little wheel that you use to check if your pools chemicals are in balance . A pool is an ever changing thing. Sun, rain and use will affect affect its...
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    Pool maintenance questions.... yes!

    If you keep your pool clean and the chemicals balanced you may never need shock. That being said, in 10 years we had to use it once. Fortunately a pool store in Sosua ( no longer in business)had two small bags. Other pool stores tried to sell us other chemicals but we wanted shock. one little...
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    Batteries for solar system

    Xtraveler , our gels are failing after 6 years. seamonkey, we use inverters with our solar. So we would need a new controller also? is there any advantage other than longer life? would these batteries catch fire?
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    Batteries for solar system

    We need to replace our gel batteries and our installer wants us to get lithium. Anyone with experience ?
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    Dominican Address

    We use the local post office. No delivery, you go pick it up. Usually gets here. when sending out we use their “registered” mail, costs more but always gets there. Slow service and I would never send / receive anything valuable . als I also understand EPS has an incoming for letters. Have...
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    Crown Royal whiskey.........

    Growing up in Canada with 3 siblings we all knew when our father had bought a bottle of crown royal, and we all waited to fight over the purple bag. It didn’t happen often and the bags were really prized. Now, when I can afford to buy CR I actually prefer CC. Maybe it’s just because of very...
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    Crown Royal whiskey.........

    Cavok , small correction, it’s poor woman’s crown royal!
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    Crown Royal whiskey.........

    Canadian club in Cabrera a week ago 1,350. Over 3 ice cubes . My personal drink.
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    What about Jarabacoa?

    Cristoray please elaborate on why you would not live there again. Thanks! Pularvik
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    What about Jarabacoa?

    A friend of mine is thinking of relocating to the DR . I have lived on the north coast for 10 years and thought I could be of some help to him. But, he is interested in Jarabacoa! I went there once to a flower festival! He is self employed, working from home on the computer so basically his...
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    Puerto Plata restaurant recommendations

    Las Palmas, good ambiance and outside dining.