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    Who cooks a decent BBQ chicken these days in Sosua?

    Most of these comments are so out of date it isn't true. Big D - no longer, Ollies no longer , - so many places just dont exist any more. We get our BBQ chicken from a place that is just a hole in the wall. It is opposite where Ollies used to be and they are pretty good. Everything has changed...
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    Transit through Toronto to DR

    Any one know what the Transit requirements are going through Toronto ( Canada) when flying Heathrow - Toronto _- DR on AIR CANADA? Layover time in Toronto is about 16 hours ? Can UK travelers in TRANSIT go out of the Airport ? Are there special arrangements to avoid 14 Day quarantine ? Olly
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    Transit through Toronto to DR

    Any one know what the Transit requirements are going through Toronto ( Canada) when flying Heathrow - Toronto _- DR on AIR CANADA? Layover time in Toronto is about 16 hours ? Can UK travelers in TRANSIT go out of the Airport ? Are there special arrangements to avoid 14 Day quarantine ? Olly
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    Cost of Using AC

    JD , I would keep stum if I were you! Working your numbers I get 1500 to 1600 RD$ per month ! Wow some getting a freebe on Edenote ! Olly
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    lists Scams to beware of DR that has happen to you...

    Oil Under a Vehicle. This happened to us a few years ago in POP when a girl came in to the restaurant we were at saying there is oil leaking from our car. Sure enough when I went out there was a pool of oil under the car. So I checked under the hood and found nothing amiss but noticed there...
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    Best place to change money in Sousa these days

    Cpt- Gringo, The Exchange rate thread is in Living Forum, and is the first Sticky. Last updated 7th September 2020. Just go to this Forum and you will find it ! Olly
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    Canada to Rep Dom

    WW - Note sure that I agree with your times from Sosua/Cabarete - to STI about 1 hour 15 mins, to SDQ via Toll roads round Santo Domingo and Santiago 4 hours 15 mins , to Punta Cana about 6 hours via Nagua and the toll roads. That is from fairly recent experiences ! Olly and the Team.
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Cpt- Gringo - approx. 300 Degrees !
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    Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in the DR

    Sosua or Puerto Plata.?
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Cpt _ Gringo. I think Mike means West by West North West - this is a quite old way if identifying direction but used by ancient mariners. As you say - Not good for us in the Antilles. Olly
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    Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in the DR

    Super POla has two charging stations in Sosua and La Serena has 2 in Puerto Plata. They have just been installed but not sure if they are functioning yet ! Olly
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    It’s official: relief programs extended through December

    Thank you Tempo for answering my question . I have looked at those requirement and still dont see how some of the poorest get something. Bob Saunders said : "Poor people get 5000 per month in two payment to pay groceries but receive no cash. This money again is connected to their cedula and...
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    It’s official: relief programs extended through December

    "The programs feature cash payments to help small companies and low-income families deal with the present economic crisis." Can some one give me the details of how to apply for the Pa’Ti (For You) programme? Not many low income families know about this as Tempo said. Olly PS Asking for a...
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    Are people getting internet from Delancer satisfied with the service?

    I would like to thank the Delancerguy for the excellent responses. We have had Delancer Fiber with internet and Cable TV for a number of years. We have had no problems with the service even during the recent Tropical Storm. Some of our Neighbors had trees catch their Fiber and cause damage but...
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    Best Italian Restaurant in Cabarete/Sosúa

    David , What do you mean by Italian ? Pasta and Pizza or something more sophisticate Italian ? Olly
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    Wooden front door needs to be refinished

    Is it a Fancy door ? What sort of wood ? We refinished our front door a few years ago removing all the old varnish with a belt sander to bare wood and then smoothing it down with hand sanding. First coat was with Yacht Varnish thinned about 15 % to seal the wood and then the following day a...
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    We have been watching this storm (S) and perhaps there will be Two - one going South of DR and one going North of PR both about TS strength. The computer models cannot handle that scenario and it would be unprecedented. However Twin Tornados occur so it is not impossible. Just an observation...
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Latest Advisory from National Hurricane Centre EDITED FOR RELAVENT INFO FOR DR> Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine Advisory Number 2 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020 500 PM AST Tue Jul 28 2020 ...DISTURBANCE FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY...
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    Statistic analysis of COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic

    Juan Saladín Quality Manager at Guzmán Ariza Thank you for all the analysis and information . I note that you reference the "R" computation. It seems to be at about 1.21 as of 20th July in the DR which is not too good . Thank you once again for your continue efforts. Olly and the Team.
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    2020 Hurricane Season

    Update on TS Gonzalo Tropical Storm Gonzalo Intermediate Advisory Number 11A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072020 800 AM AST Fri Jul 24 2020 ...GONZALO FORECAST TO BRING TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS ON SATURDAY... DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK...