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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    Thank you JD Jones, for posting the profiles of the people tied to the canal project. Good job in uncovering this information. Are these the "Haitian agents" that the Dominican President said have "the intention of harming their own government and generating a conflict with our country."?
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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    Yes, I am aware that criminal gangs are operating in Haiti, apparently with impunity. I suppose I should have asked if the gangs are behind the canal project. It's easy for the Haitian government, if we can call it that, to place the blame on ill-defined "criminals", throw up their hands in...
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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    Sorry, it's speculation.
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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    A friend of mine heard that the owner of the finca is planning to grow avocados. FYI avocados require huge amounts of water. Along with beef and almonds, avocados are among the highest water consumers contributing to world-wide water scarcity. The Water Footprint Network says a single avocado...
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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    I did read the thread. It quotes the Dominican President saying the “project is promoted by Haitian agents with the intention of harming their own government and generating a conflict with our country." It says the Haitian government is denying any involvement or responsibility for the...
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    Irrigation Canal at Masacre River

    Does anyone know who are the people behind the irrigation canal and why they want water diverted?
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    Shipping auto out of DR

    Anyone have experience shipping an auto from the DR to US? Costs? Limitations? Recommendation for reliable shipper?
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    International film festival

    Does anyone have details about the International Festival of Fine Arts Movies set for 26 August to 1 September at the new Novocentro Mall on Lope de Vega Avenue in Santo Domingo? Ticket sales, box office phone number, listing of films to be shown with times, etc. Appreciate any info.