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    I have already provided the proof from the US...

    I have already provided the proof from the US Treasury showing that what gringobizadvisors stated is not true.

    Here is the IRS proof showing the same fact - that what gringobizadvisors is stating...
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    Apology accepted. The only reason I replied is...

    Apology accepted. The only reason I replied is that (surprise) many folks come here to look for advice on how to do something. Telling DR1 readers that they are REQUIRED to report offshore accounts...
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    OK , then put up or shut up. Show me your...

    OK , then put up or shut up. Show me your official information from the IRS that states your point is valid, and I will apologize here on this forum. If not, then I expect you WILL.

    I didn't need...
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    Sorry, I got timed out making my edits: I don't...

    Sorry, I got timed out making my edits: I don't know the DR bank regulations for transaction reporting, because I don't use banks in the DR for anything.

    The thing to remember always is to avoid...
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    bad advice..

    With all due respect, gringobizadvisors, you are giving misinformed advice.

    Reporting offshore accounts is to the US Treasury Department. According to their requirements, if the total value of the...
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    Bliss !

    Ahh, what wonders... saved....

    In August, I discovered my cache of very dry, very sad 25 Montecristo 44 x 5 1/2 cigars tucked away in the far reaches of my closet. As a trial, I took 8 of my...
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    I'm REAALLLY looking forward to Rockero's hotel...

    I'm REAALLLY looking forward to Rockero's hotel reports - I am on the edge of my seat waiting! Where is his trip report and hotel reviews?
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    Mom first needs to open a USD bank account here...

    Mom first needs to open a USD bank account here in the DR, and it normally takes US$300 to $500 to open a DR account.

    Is the USD $10k check drawn on a US account? It may be much faster to send the...
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    Speak fluent Dominican....

    Speak fluent Dominican – Lesson 1
    YouTube - speak Fluent Dominican: lesson 1

    Speak fluent Dominican – Lesson 2 (advanced)
    YouTube - Speak Fluent Dominican: lesson2

    Speak fluent Dominican –...
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    1. Sorry - have never taken a car loan, but...

    1. Sorry - have never taken a car loan, but interest rates are high.

    2. My Banco Leon credit card had a very high interest rate - at times close to 72% annually. And, if you didn't pay the balance...
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    Some so-called "expats" actually were very...

    Some so-called "expats" actually were very successful in their countries of birth, got fed up with the direction their country of birth was taking, and left for good.

    In my case, I was...
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    Thank you Rocky, and a warning !

    Thank you again to Rocky for telling me about IObit Security 360 scanning software.

    I got hit with a really nasty worm/trojan in my computer last Tuesday - and I do all of my financial business...
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    None of the big hotels on the Malecon allow local...

    None of the big hotels on the Malecon allow local "guests". Try Hotel Delta. Do a search.
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    I visited the DR on a 5 day "long weekend" and...

    I visited the DR on a 5 day "long weekend" and fell in love with the place, as many first-time visitors do. I then went home and started trying to figure out how to both move to the DR and keep my...
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    Recall - own a Toyota or Lexus here?

    Here is a recall issued for floormats (seriously!) in late-model Toyota and Lexus automobiles which you may not have seen:

    Toyota and Lexus drivers warned to remove floor mats - Sep. 29, 2009
  16. If you have to deal with anyone who wears a suit,...

    If you have to deal with anyone who wears a suit, in their office, about the only reliable time is between 10:15 am and 1:00 pm, on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Forget them even being in the...
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    The postal code for Puerto Plata province is...

    The postal code for Puerto Plata province is "57000". Cabarete is in Puerto Plata province, and the Postal folks only issue one code for the provinces outside of Santo Domingo.
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    Sticky: Today, 29 Sept, at Santo Domingo casa de cambio,...

    Today, 29 Sept, at Santo Domingo casa de cambio, 36.00 for my US$ check.
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    And while the DR's education and power systems...

    And while the DR's education and power systems are crumbling, Leonel is outside the country more than he is here at home. (and his guys actually criticized Hippo for his travels).
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    Waldo Surprise

    Waldo Surprise:

    -2 bags fideos
    -3 Knorr chicken cubes
    -1 can atún
    -1 1/2 cups leche
    -2 pats of butter
    -oregano to taste

    Boil the fideos until tender. Drain most of the water (but not all)....
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    Here is a small grower of organic hops, and they...

    Here is a small grower of organic hops, and they sell by the ounce ($3 to $5 per ounce) - ship by mail?

    GREENCASTLE ORGANICS
    Mary, Kevin & Seth Somerville
    2398 Echo Ave. NW, Oxford, Iowa, USA...
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    1. more shoes (I wear size 12E, and Dominicanos...

    1. more shoes (I wear size 12E, and Dominicanos generally have small feet)
    2. Miracle Whip salad dressing (I have only found horrible oily substitute mayonesa here)
    3. Arm & Hammer baking soda...
  23. Instead of continuing looking for excuses, why...

    Instead of continuing looking for excuses, why don't you step back and take another look at this. You admit staying past the time you paid for. You admit your aunt is the co-signer of the contract....
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    Dominican Barney

    YouTube - Dominican Barney
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    Sorry Golo, I have to disagree on the point you...

    Sorry Golo, I have to disagree on the point you make about Chavez and Trujillo being different when it comes to private businesses. You state that Trujillo would never take over private industry....
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