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    For my information and future reference, I will...

    For my information and future reference, I will check out EPS. Is their website eps.com??
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    OP Sum-up on Vimenpaq

    Hello All,

    My problem with Vimenpaq is resolved. It turned out to be a "bump in the road" rather than "The sky is falling."
    However, this problem does point to the imbecility of many D.R....
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    Vimenpaq Courier Service: First Problem

    Hello All:

    Per suggestions of members here, I switched to Vimenpaq from Logicpaq about a year ago and have picked up > 50 packages from Vimenpaq without a problem.

    Until now. Vimenpaq has added...
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    You clicked "Dislike" for my post? What the hell?...

    You clicked "Dislike" for my post? What the hell? This topic is 100% non-judgemental. A "dislike" on a cultural matter, easy to understand. But a mail service??
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    OP Sum-up: As it turns out, I went to Sambil Mall...

    OP Sum-up: As it turns out, I went to Sambil Mall in Santo Domingo. There is a business there, Mailboxes, Etc., which you must enter from the rear entrance of the mall. The staff are very efficient....
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    Haitian News in Creole

    Pa pwoblem. Si ou pito Kreyòl la, li sa:

    batayouvriye.org

    Oswa, si ou pito lòt lang yo, ou kabab chawzi youn.
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    Haiti News in English

    For a publication in Boston, a major U.S. center for Haitian emigrants, and, therefore, a "diaspora" newspaper, go to:

    haitiantimes.com

    Both the writers and the audience are Haitians in the...
  8. Best Insurance Policy With Immediate Payoff?

    Answer:

    ACME, Inc.
    Sildenafil
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    B.R.: Long Lines? It Depends.

    @alexw:

    Maybe it depends on the branch. In my area, the various sectores above Zona Colonial, the Banco Popular lines are much longer than the Banreservas lines. At B.R. on La Mella, the lines are...
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    B.R. Branch

    The branch I had this success at is on La Mella, one-half distance between El Bombero and La Sirena. It is just past the Seventh Day Aventist church.

    "Memwa Dahomey!"
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    Excellent article on fuel crisis: ...

    Excellent article on fuel crisis:

    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/haiti/article235260167.html
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    Sticky: @mongongo I am not trying to get any reaction....

    @mongongo I am not trying to get any reaction. I am a straight-shooter. It seems that you cannot deal with people who are different from yourself. @Sosua: Enlighten me. What did you find...
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    Sticky: @reilleyp: Your assumptions are false. You...

    @reilleyp: Your assumptions are false. You don't know anything about me or my behavior. I never sit inside when I smoke a cigar. I only find restaurants where I can sit outside and where there are...
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    Sticky: Like I said, I live with a Dominican family who...

    Like I said, I live with a Dominican family who speak no English. I do not live in a tourist area. The tip I give is the standard amount.
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    Sticky: I live with a Dominican family. I do not live in...

    I live with a Dominican family. I do not live in a tourist area. 50 pesos is the going rate.
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    Sticky: Tipping and Culture

    Yes, Mike, you are correct. The first example that comes to mind, for me, is this: I live 5 blocks from La Sirena. If an employee pushes my shopping cart to my apartment, the customary tip is RD$ 50....
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    Sto. Dom < SDQ On a Budget: One Way Only

    Take the airport guagua from Sto. Dom. to the airport front entrance for RD$ 70.

    Notes:
    a. The station is the same one with buses to Boca Chica. In fact, the airport express buses continue to...
  18. Thread: Malls in SD

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    From top to bottom: 1. Blue Mall 2. Agora Mall...

    From top to bottom:
    1. Blue Mall
    2. Agora Mall
    3. Galeria 360
    4. MegaCentro

    Don't be fooled, though! The cafeteria at MegaCentro has food to die for--variety, quality, and price.
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    My personal view on fuel: For cooking there are...

    My personal view on fuel: For cooking there are three methods based on social stratification: 1. "recho gas" Propane stove. This is the most expensive. I suspect that a numerical majority in the...
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    According to the Dominican national press, the...

    According to the Dominican national press, the reason for the closure was to prevent transport of black market fuel, I would assume ingress of fuel. That was the specific reason; the general one...
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    Best D.R. Debit Card

    In my opinion, the best D.R. debit card for foreigners, from the point of view of the simplicity of the application process is Banreservas.

    This is because no documentation is required, at least...
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    Sticky: I'm going to put in a plug, based on my personal...

    I'm going to put in a plug, based on my personal experience, for Vimenpaq. I switched to them per a recommendation at this site on account of the fact that my former courier, Logicpaq, refused to...
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    Sticky: There is Logicpaq. You can google the information.

    There is Logicpaq. You can google the information.
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    Sticky: You can do whatever you want. That's not the...

    You can do whatever you want. That's not the question. The question is: Do you want to follow the social mores and get along?
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    Sticky: TIPPING It is neither Dominican culture nor...

    TIPPING

    It is neither Dominican culture nor practice to tip at non-tourist establishments. You are not expected to. At tourist places, most tourists tip, and tips are expected but not nearly in...
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