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  1. Aguaita29

    SD US Embassy Issues

    Keep checking regularly, as spots for appointments May randomly appear....and disappear. If you need an emergency appointment, and you can prove it, send an email to SDOAmericans@state.gov Subject: "URGENT".
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    Scholarships for NASA award winners

    No idea what the prize from this particular event is, but I don't think it´s a getting a job there.
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    Scholarships for NASA award winners

    Liceo Cientifico Dr. Miguel Canela Lazaro is a STEM based school in Hermanas Mirabal. They have won and/or been on the first spots in multiple international technology related challenges. They help students become fluent in French or English, and find them scholarships once they graduate...
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    Its Oficial, No Russian visa required for Dominican Passports holders

    Many people I know have loved Colombia.
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    Its Oficial, No Russian visa required for Dominican Passports holders

    Why? What didn't you like about it?
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    Notary in English

    So, the law does state that that notaries shall draft their documents in Spanish.
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    Notary in English

    I don't think that a local notary is supposed to draft documents in a language other than Spanish.
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    Registering a vehicle

    I got my car from a dealer and they did that for me. They handed over the matricula with my name on it.
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    Venezuelans begin legalization procedure

    What a difference! Del cielo a la tierra.
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    Did US Consulate resume its work and visas?

    They have been doing renewals for a long time.
  11. Aguaita29

    Did Oluseye Adesegun walk after killing a prostitute in Sosua?

    LOL That's how it works here too.
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    Did Oluseye Adesegun walk after killing a prostitute in Sosua?

    That could have happened if it had been something like a car accident. Even if it were true that he gave money to the family, that wouldn't matter as this is "accion pública". Prosecution doesn't depend on the relatives' interests.
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    Did Oluseye Adesegun walk after killing a prostitute in Sosua?

    According to Diario Libre he was sentenced to 20 years. https://www.diariolibre.com/actualidad/justicia/condenan-a-20-anos-de-prision-a-estadounidense-que-mato-a-una-mujer-en-sosua-NK24595118
  14. Aguaita29

    Most parents want their children back in school

    No wonder! Many people see the school as their nanny.
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    Two Dominicans kidnapped in Haiti

    I know someone who was kidnapped in Haiti. He was an American volunteer working on a water filter project sponsored by a service club. Fortunately, they ended up letting him go.
  16. Aguaita29

    J-Lo stars in romantic comedy filmed in DR

    Yeah, Armie Hammer has been accussed of cannibalism, cheating, and other stuff, so he quit.
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    Three accused of attempted coup in Haiti seek refugee status in DR

    I'm a local and I don't think that this administraton wants bad press. The Government cares about what the international community thinks. If they were to return someone who had asked for refuge, and then they ended up losing their lives, the D.R. would take a lot of heat.
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    Three accused of attempted coup in Haiti seek refugee status in DR

    You're not supposed to send back someone who seeks refuge or asylum, even if they've entered illegally.
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    IKEA Dominicana

    I've bought stuff at the main one, but find the check out lines to be way too slow. There was a time when we used to go at least once a week, on the weekends, for brunch. We liked the food, but got kind of tired of it. I once took a friend from Puerto Rico for lunch. He was really...
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    Best way to receive my mail

    No idea about the north coast, but there are cities where regular snail mail actyally works well. Ask somone to send you a post card from the U.S. to see how long it takes to arrive, and IF IT DOES ARRIVE That way you can save courrier services for valuable stuff.