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    Buying a Secondhand Vehicle

    I decided to buy my adopted son a car for his Christmas. Every vehicle I looked at I ran a CarFax report and to my dismay they were all salvage vehicles. I then engaged the services of "the Gorgon" aka Mike. I am located in Santiago and he traveled here 2 days in a row to find me a perfect...
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    Miracles

    You want a miracle? I'll give you a miracle. According to the Bible, Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Palestine. A country where people are named Mohammed, Abdul, Mounir, Aziz, Ahmed, Farid, Omar, Youssouf, Mouloud, etc. And yet He managed to find 12 friends called John, Peter, Paul, Phillip...
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    Information Age

    Hello! Is this Gordon's Pizza? No sir - it's Google Pizza. I must have dialed a wrong number. Sorry. No sir - Google bought Gordon's Pizza last month. OK. I would like to order a pizza. Do you want your usual, sir? My usual - you know me? According to our caller ID data sheet, the last 12...
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    CARP - Canadian Association of Retired People

    Questions and Answers from CARP Forum Q: Where can single men over the age of 70 find younger women who are interested in them? A: Try a bookstore, under Fiction. Q: What can a man do while his wife is going through menopause? A: Keep busy. If you're handy with tools, you can finish the...
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    Santiago/Punta Cana

    At last a really good internal flight https://www.facebook.com/tiguaair/posts/1547073182041086
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    Inverter Protection

    Can anyone recommend what type of device/equipment is required to protect my 7.5Kw Inverter system from electrical surges? Location Santiago. Thank you
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    Punta Cana Holiday

    I have a female Italian friend visiting Punta Cana in mid February. Can anyone familiar with this area give me a few pointers as to the best restaurants/wine bars etc? She likes high class places. I live in Santiago so lack any real knowledge of this area. Thank you
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    More Bad Publicity

    British press report:- http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/shark-killed-after-tourists-drag-it-out-of-the-water-for-pictures/ar-AAhhoRK?li=BBoPOOl
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    Sad News

    Fallece Anthony Santo Bachatero Dominicano De un Infarto en su Finca. Sad news for many Dominicans
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    School Story

    FIGHTER PILOT JIMMY A teacher asks the kids in her 3rd grade class, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Little Jimmy says, "I wanna start out as a Fighter Pilot, then be a billionaire, go to the most expensive clubs, find me the finest whore, give her a Ferrari worth over a million...
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    The value of friendship

    Pls read this it will move you!! USED vs. LOVED While a man was polishing his new car, his 6 yr old son picked up a stone and scratched lines on the side of the car. In anger, the man took the child's hand and hit it many times; not realizing he was using a wrench. At the hospital, the...
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    Festive Cheer

    It's the thought that matters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aHd-f8g9SM&feature=youtu.be
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    tremor

    Strong tremors here In Santiago at 11.54am today Saturday, 26th December 2015
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    Water Poiwered Moto

    Do you think that this would be an acceptable import? http://uk.reuters.com/video/2015/08/11/brazilian-builds-water-powered-motorbike?videoId=365253395&videoChannel=82&channelName=Environment
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    English to Spanish Translation

    Can anyone recommend someone who could translate approximately 4 pages of English to Spanish? They are not complicated documents. The documents are to support my partner's Visa application for Spain. Payment will be paid in advance to the person.
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    Problem in Puerta Plata

    Just spotted this on FaceBook:- DiarioPuertoPlata.Com ? Tres personas muertas y varios heridos fue el balance de un tiroteo en la canita The place is getting out of control.
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    Dominican makes a good impression in Scotland

    A sad tale in the Scottish newspapers today:- Hotel entertainer jailed for 10 years after brutal knife attack on wife who brought him to Scotland from the Caribbean - Daily Record
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    Quirino Free

    Paulino Quirino reportedly freed in the US and $(DR)625M repaid to him. Crime doesn't pay???
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    US Dollar Accounts

    I have 2 deposit accounts in US dollars with the Banco Popular. One account has $5K and the other $25K. This month, December, I note that I have been charged $20(US) service charge on each account. Has this happened to any other members? First time that I have had such a charge in 8 years...
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    Haiti to sue the UN

    Check this out UN to be sued over the spread of cholera in Haiti - US News | Latest US News Headlines | The Irish Times - Wed, Oct 09, 2013