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    Haitian Arrested in Sosúa Beach Caught on Tape

    This post caught my attention. I was curious to see the action. I am not in a position to judge, just being entertained by the interaction. Something i have not witnessed personally in the DR. The commentary positive or negative, also makes for good discussion......2 cents...
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    The Two Types of Dominicans

    100% not limited to Dominicans. This is one video that should not define or classify a people. They are humans having a ruckus. It won't be hard to find this sort of thing in your own backyard!
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    DR Social Assistance

    Hi All, Are you aware if the DR has a social assistance program?
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    Yes, Xoom. Thanks for pointing that out..lol.
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    Hi All...Thank you all for your responses. I attempted the Zoom/PayPal service. I did this via the PayPal app and have to say navigation was smooth. I even got the updates of when the transaction will be finalized i.e. in 3days. I was excited. On day 3 i get the sad news that the "3rd...
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    The 37-1 rate you mentioned seems closer to the CAD vs DOP as opposed to USD vs DOP (which is probably at the 53-1 rate you mention)
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    I am testing this currently. I initiated a transfer today. Waiting to see length of time it takes to deliver as well as the fees
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    It is a Canadian Bank
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    International Money Transfer - US/CAN to DR

    Hi All, I am wondering if anyone knows of a cost effective way to transfer money to a recipient in the DR. I have no idea what fees are deducted at the banks in the Dominican, This example is for a Recipient who has a Scotia Bank account in the DR. I transfer 10 000 DOP as per Google's rate...
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    Cultural Bedtimes: Why So Late?

    Glad I'm not the only one who has observed this...lol
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    Portable Air Conditioner Inquiry

    ok..I see what you're saying...something to be cognizant of. Thanks to you and Cavok for highlighting this.
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    Portable Air Conditioner Inquiry

    Maria, no she does not pay for electricity. Do have a model name for the non inverter one you mention? Also, where would one get a second-hand unit? Thanks!
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    Portable Air Conditioner Inquiry

    It's included...
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    Portable Air Conditioner Inquiry

    Hi JB, What make and model do you own?
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    Portable Air Conditioner Inquiry

    Hi Lindsey, which one are you referring to, the 8k or the 31k?