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    President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in the night in his private residence

    Pray tell, which Dominican supermarket might that be? Nacional? Bravo? Jumbo? La Sirena? Certainly not! Or am I sadly looking at and being reminded of a wonderful first world reality that I can only daydream about down here?
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    Cost of family food basket reaches RD$38,419

    An unfortunate reality and now way too common occurrence down here in Shangri-La.
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    US Consulate - ?

    Still suspended for new applicants of B1/B2, only renewals not requiring an interview and emergencies.
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    The AZ vaccine trials were done with 30,000 participants . . . https://s3.amazonaws.com/ctr-med-7111/D8110C00001/52bec400-80f6-4c1b-8791-0483923d0867/c8070a4e-6a9d-46f9-8c32-cece903592b9/D8110C00001_CSP-v2.pdf#page=68
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    Interesting anecdote. Nothing more. 7,000 is not a large sampling for actual patients treated. Remember, this isn't a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study of vaccine efficacy. It is one doctor's subjective personal opinion on treatment outcomes in just three...
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    EdeNorte North Coast Electricity outage & restoration announcements.

    2020 and we're still dealing with this nonsense. Dominican Republic . . . "Republic of the World". ??? Not quite. Reliable electricity, potable water . . . isn't asking too much for the 20th century, never mind the 21st.
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    EdeNorte North Coast Electricity outage & restoration announcements.

    Yes. Out since a little after 10:00 am.
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    B1/B2 US Visa - ?

    The Consular Section in the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo and the Visa Application Center (VAC) are processing nonimmigrant visa applications/renewals eligible for INTERVIEW WAIVER CASES ONLY. The VAC and the Embassy are still closed for all ROUTINE cases that require interviews. Emergency and...
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    Malaria is NOT CONTAGIOUS. Covid-19 . . . IS. 90% of Malaria deaths occur in rural sub Saharan Africa as per the CDC and WHO's average yearly statistics. Those deaths are caused by lack of prevention and treatment due to poverty, war, and other economic and social instabilities and have...
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    I can't help feeling sorry for all the. . .

    WHAT VIDEO ARE YOU WATCHING? In Mr. T's foolish video, ZERO TOURISTS are involved, NONE. In the beginning of the video a few EMPTY beach chairs were moved away from the edge of the beach to where ALL the other businesses had their chairs in compliance with the CESTUR directive. The only person...
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    I can't help feeling sorry for all the. . .

    Here are some of the problems with this video. First of all the police aren't "stealing" beach chairs as this fool claims. CESTUR gave a directive that day due to strong sustained winds, high wave heights and strong tidal currents, that all beach chairs, tables and umbrellas should be placed...
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    I can't help feeling sorry for all the. . .

    You hit the nail right on the head with your assessment of this clown. "LOSER" He has more conspiracy theories than Alex Jones. He trolls around Sosua promoting "Chem Trails", "5g Conspiracies", "New World Order Conspiracies", etc. He posts on YouTube under "Educated Traveler", yet is neither...
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    The future of Sosua

    It is 80% finished, although some areas are 95% complete, it is being completed in sections and they are working every day. The finished areas can open within a week if given the green light.
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    Just out of curiosity, and if you don't mind me asking, how big were the doses, frequency and duration?
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    Just so that there isn't any confusion, acetaminophen/paracetamol is not an NSAID and is usually well tolerated gastrointestinally. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), Naproxen (Aleve) ARE NSAIDs and carry the gastrointestinal caveats but are better tolerated by the liver. Keeping this Coronavirus...
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    That IS NOT a "Perfectly Safe" Dose. The recommended maximum daily dose of acetaminophen is 4 g. (4000mg) over a 24 hour period. Taking two 500 mg. tablets (1000 mg.) every four hours puts you at the MAXIMUM daily dose of 4000 mg after only 12 hours, half the day. The additional insult to...
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    Coronavirus - In the DR

    Higher doses, absolutely. And if taken with alcohol, exponentially worse.
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    Availability of prescription drugs?

    You will have no trouble acquiring the majority of what are considered COMMON prescription medications in the United States, such as the Zoloft you mention, without a doctor's prescription. However the consistency, quality and authenticity of those medications could be an issue. Unfortunately it...