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    Guess Who's Back

    Dearest DR1 Friends, I am back, alive and kicking. My Holiday in the Iraq was very short lived Thanks to a healthy dose of luck. I've been back in NY for a couple of Months now but I've been going crazy catching up with family, friends, work and gearing up for a second round in grad school...
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    SD to POP

    Hello All, I was wondering if anyone could tell me how long it takes to drive from Santo Domingo to POP. I am flying into Santo Domingo in a couple of weeks but would like drive North to meet up with some friends. I will be using my parents SUV which I've driven around Santo Domingo before...
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    need corporate information

    Anyone know where I can find corporate information for Dominican based companies? I am mainly looking for mailing address and phone number for Pollo Victorina and Helados Bon. If these companies are owned by a holding company that information would be very helpful as well. Thanks.
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    Hotel Metur in Santo Domingo

    I am going to be in Santo Domingo for New Years and I am bringing a few friends with me. Being the native I have to help my friends find a nice hotel to stay in. I found a review for Hotel Metur and checked out the website. It sounds cheap and very basic but would like to see if anyone else...
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    Elections Article in Wall Street Journal

    Below is the link to a short article regarding the elections and the bank scandals. I came across it this morning in the Wall Street Journal.,,SB108448376339711100,00.html?mod=americas_business_whats_news If you have problems getting to the article let me know...
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    Travelers Checks or Not?

    I have a co-worker going to Boca Chica tomorrow. He wants to know if he should take Travelers Checks, use the ATM machines or just take cash and exchange it at a local exchange house. What's the best option? Thankx
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    Three men, an Italian, a French and a Dominican went for a job interview in England. Before the interview, they were told that they must compose a sentence in English with three main words: green, pink and yellow. The Italian was first: "I wake up in the morning. I see the yellow sun. I see...
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    Project Manager Opportunity - Santo Domingo

    Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Industrial Engineer or Administration (CPA or MBA preferred but not required), and have a solid experience in Project Management in a professional services/consulting firm environment. Working within our Project...
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    SAP Consultant Position - Santo Domingo

    Within the Management Consulting practice of our Santo Domingo office, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced SAP Consultant. Responsibilities: ?The ideal candidate needs to have prior experience in a client service orientation environment, combined with creative problem...
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    DR1 NYC Reminder

    Just wanted to remind everyone the NYC DR1 Reunion is right around the corner...which I know you're all anxiously awaiting. We still haven't settled for a time so I am going to say 7pm and you can all chime in on wheater that's good for you or not. We are meeting at Boca Chica on the lower...
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    Rejection Letter

    Dear Manager, After careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer me a position in your department. This year I have been particularly fortunate in receiving an unusually large number of rejection letters. With such a varied and promising field...
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    Dr1 Nyc Time!!!

    DR1 Nyc Time!!! I know there's been a lot of talk of a DR1 NYC reunion in the chat room so here's the thread to go along with it.... Who's up for a NYC reunion? I know there's a quite a few of us in the big apple it would be nice to finally put a face to the name and party over some...
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    debris found in Presidente beer

    This was on the NYC local news last night. A bar owner reported that customers have been complaining about some sort of debris floating around in unopened bottles of Presidente. The bar owner said that this has been going on for a month and that numerous attempts to get resolution from the...
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    Driving Distance?

    I will be in DR the first week of september and I plan on doing a road trip to the north coast. Since I've never driven much outside of Santo Domingo I was hoping the more experience posters of the board could help with travel time between cities and the condition of the roads. I am only...
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    women :)

    A "Husband Shopping Center" was opened where a woman could go to choose from among many men, to be her husband. It was laid out in five floors, with the men increasing in positive attributes as you ascended up the floors. The only rule was, once you opened the door to any floor, you must choose...
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    I am curious as to where Mofongo originated. I have always been of the belief that it was a Dominican dish but in Puerto Rico I was told that it was a Puerto Rican dish. The Mofongo I had in PR was not half as good as the one I've had in DR so I am still leaning towards Dominican - but does...
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    Need Banking Information

    Just a few questions - What's the current interest rate for dollar deposits in DR Banks? As a US citizen, what will I need to open an account? Any advice on dealing with DR banks? What are some alternative investments vehicle I should look into?
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    Calling all Engineers

    Here's a perfect opportunity for any Engineers looking to relocate to DR with a foreign apply go to g'luck. Dominican Republic-Los Mina-Advanced Customer Support Engineer Provide customer interface on operating plants, working with assigned customers to develop...
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    What's happening with Merengue nowadays? I am so dissapointed with the garbage that I am hearing from some so called merengueros. I love to dance merengue specially when they have a good "mambo" but it seems that anyone with a good "mambo" can be a merenguero. I remember listening to merengue...
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    Domincan Celebration

    In celebration of DR Independence my fraternity is hosting an event at my school. The whole theme is going to be revolve around how society perceives Dominicans and the different stereotypes that have evolved over the years. We're going to give a little historical background and perfrom some...