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    I love it every time I can do this!!!!

    I just returned from a month in Boston.criss I overstayed my DR visaby six months before leaving,as always! Got to SD airport,paid my 4,000 peso fine,on my way. Can back last night. My picture was not taken upon passing immigration.I was not finger print checked.nothing except a welcome to the...
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    Who KILLED the"Mars/Venus" Forum??????????????????????????????

    The Moderators,...THAT's WHO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They close all the posts arbitrarily, cause they apparently get bored :bored::bored::bored::bored::bored:with them. What is the purpose of the forum in the first place??????? Entertainment!!! If people are continuing to make posts in a thread...
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    Happy Birthday JESUS!!!!!

    Merry Christmas Everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tom aka., CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    fOR tHOSE wHO think tHEY kNOW everything ABOUT lIVING HERE!!!

    oN 3 nOV. i LEFT sANTO dOMINgo for Boston after a 3 year stay, NO FINE!!!! I returned yesterday, nofingerprints take. Just like always!!! CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCc
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    The Cost Of Living In The DR

    You might want to checkout page 12 of today's issue of "Diario Libre" newspaper. NOTE:..."PICHARDO",,,,Don't LOOK!!!!!! The United Nations lists Santo Domingo as the 5th. most expensive city in Latin America. Behind, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Caracas, and San Juan PR. That's not the WORST...
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    "PAWA", Pan American World Airways,..the DR's New National Flag Airline,....

    "PAWA", Pan American World Airways,..the DR's New National Flag Airline,.... Is looking for "Qualified" Pilots & Co Pilots. Qualifications: Male, between 16 & 89 years of age. Vision better than 20-400,with, or without, corrective lenses. Weight: 90 to 110 pounds. Able to squeeze through the...
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    Why Do All Dominican Men OPPOSE The Deportation of "Haitianas"??????

    "dv8",....PLEASE down load today's "Boque Chivo" cartoon from "Diario Libre" here!!!!! CCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    You CAN't Beat Them!!!!

    After the hurricane here 17 years ago, it was impossible to find any 5 gallon bottles of drinking water. I had filled "OUR" 3 bottles before the storm hit. Then my wife gave one to her sister, along with "OUR" small "Emergency" tank of cooking gas. I got that because they ALWAYS let t e big tank...
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    Dominican Man sentenced to life in prison in Boston!!!!!

    He was convicted of sexual assault, and killing of one woman, and stabbing and assaulting two others!!!! He must have thought he was still in the DR!!!!!! CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    Great News From My Mom-In Law!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    As I posted about 2 months ago, my Bro-In-Law,was shot by 3 armed men in a failed attempt to steal his motorcycle. It was 3 well known guys from his barrio, and everyone there kept quiet about identifying them for fear of reprisal. Even my "M-I-L" TOLD HIM TO NOT SAT anything!!!!!!!!!!! "Fast...
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    Who opened the small "hole-in-the-wall" restaurant in Sosua to sell "Wraps", and "HEALTHY FOOD"????????????? SHE GIVE UP YET???????????????? SOMEHOW,...."Healthy",...and "SOSUA" don't mix well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    "Las Terrenas" No Electricity, just DEAD PEOPLE!!!!

    To those who live in "LT" and always say they "Never Lose Power",...I say,..."No Matter WHERE You live in the DR, You WILL Lose Power"!!!!!! 2 dead, several wounded, in protests since last Friday! Some Tourists demanding their money back from "AI's" with no power, or water, or just leaving...
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    DR Customer Sevice?????

    Soooooooo, a friend of mine, and his bosses work late yesterday here in SD, and decide to go out for a nice dinner on their way home. They chose a nice new restaurant to give it a try. They ask for a wine list, and are told it's ?Not Printed? yet. The they ask fora well known Cab, which they...
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    NOW I KNOW Why Danilo Is So Popular!!!!!

    The number of government employees has increased by 20% in the last 2 years!!!!! (Today's Diario Libre) I guess that's why we are all enjoying all those new and improved, government services??????? :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh...
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    Cape Cod Potato Chips Available at Super Mercado National!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I have a Love/Hate relationship with them!!! Love ?Em, but HATE the calories & PRICE!!!!! I got a large bag of ?Sweet Mesquite Bar B Q?.:bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny: The price marked from the USA was $3,49. Don't ask me what I paid here, even I didn't want to look! They had...
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    I would like to thank Dolores & Robert For "DR1"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It "HAS" been "The Forum" about LIFE & Living in the Dominican Republic for over 10 years now. I have enjoyed both reading & posting here for all those years. I have enjoyed moderating here as well. I enjoyed, and sometimes took advantage of, that position. I have been able to "Call 'En, As I...
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    No Posts From Mike Fisher In Almost A Month.

    I "PMed" him 2 weeks ago, and got no reply. Does anyone know what's going on???? He is ALWAYS active during "Storm Season". CC
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    Soooooooooooooooooooo Ya wanna See What Dominicans feel about Haitians???

    A "Cartoon" Is Worth a Thousand Words !!!!!!!!!!! You ONLY have to see "Boque Chivo" on page 2 of today's "Diario Libre" newspaper. :disappoin:disappoin:disappoin:disappoin:disappoin NOTHING more needs to be said! So I WON'T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    Great News For Foreigners Looking To Get Their "Cedula" Under New Process!

    According to "Diario Libre" today, over 31,000 foreigners have gone in for the process, so far . "Less Than 100" have been able to complete the "Paper work"! I'm getting in line "Manana"! Why are we NOT SURPRISED?????????? CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
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    Just As MANY of Us Here Have Been Saying For YEARS,....

    The "REAL PRESIDENT" of the DR is the "Transportation Unions"!!!!!!! Check out the "Boquechivo" political cartoon in this morning's "Diario Libre" newspaper!!! Two truck drivers saying the same thing!!!!! Caption:, "Don't know why they say that "Danilo" is the president, when we are the one's...