Recent content by rellosk

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    Hotel in Constanza?

    I'm planning a trip to Constanza. Does anyone have hotel suggestions?
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    Hotel in Luperon?

    Does anyone know of any hotels in Luperon?
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    Caribbean Cigar Night

    Does anyone know the date for The 2016 Caribbean Cigar Night in Puerto Plata?
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    NYC DR1 Gathering

    Year ago we used to have a get together of DR1'ers in NYC (occasionally in New Jersey). I would like to put out a feeler to see if anyone is interested in getting together. I haven't been here for a few years, so I don't know who is still around or if there are any new members that live in...
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    Dominican Birth Certificate

    In order for my daughter to renew her Dominican passport, the NY consulate says that she needs a post-2004 birth certificate (my daughter was born prior to 2004). Does anyone know the process to get the birth certificate? Are the records centralized? Both my daughter and her mother live in...
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    The White Hotel

    Does anyone know if "The White Hotel" in Rio San Juan is still opened? Do they have a website (I couldn't find one)? Does anyone know their telephone number?
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    Best Italian and best French/Continental restaurants

    I am heading to the Capital next month and I would like to try some of the better restaurants in town. Specifically I would am interested in Italian and/or French food. I am more interested in the quality and the selection of food, then in ambiance and service. Ambiance and service are also...
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    Fire in Boca Chica

    Someone sent me photos from a fire in Boca Chica. I think it was at a place that used to ba called "Bar Austria". Does anyone have any information on the fire?
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    Dim Sum

    Do any of the Chinese restaurants in the DR serve Dim Sum?
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    Speeding Ticket

    A friend of mine got a speeding ticket on the highway that takes you from Nagua to Boca Chica. He says that there are not instructions on how or where to pay the ticket. Others have told him to ignore the ticket. I don't think that is good advice. He is a Dominican resident. Any ideas on...
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    Shameless plug/request

    I have a friend that is in the Miss Republica Dominicana Tierra pageant. They are having an online vote. The vote does not count towards the contest, but the winner does get a gift. I would greatly appreciate anyone that votes for her. Her name is Valeria Alcantara Click here to vote Thanks!
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    Pascua

    My dictionary translates Pascua as Easter, Passover, and/or Christmas. In practice I know Navidad is used for Christmas, and Semana Santa is used for Easter Week. I've also heard Easter Monday referred to as Pascua (lunes). In conversation how would one distinguish Passover and Easter. For...
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    Appartment needed in Santo Domingo

    Looking to rent an 1 or 2 bedroom appartment (preferably furnished, with 24-hour power) in Santo Domingo near UASD. NOT looking for luxury. If anyone know of something available, please send me a PM.
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    A recent email

    Due to recent budget cuts and the rising cost of electricity, gas, and oil, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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    Ocamaima Universidad

    Is anyone familar with Ocamaima Universidad? (The spelling may be incorrect). Do they have a website?