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    La Romana - Paris CDG May 27 evacuation flight

    In case someone interested. From a facebook group announcement. Tickets available for a flight to Paris on May 27th, 2020! As the seats available are limited please send your request as soon as possible. Flight scheduled for May 27th, 2020 Wednesday, at 16:30 from La Romana airport to Paris...
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    Claro problems again

    Internet crashed on all lines - ADSL and Fiber optic. All afternoon and evening. Just came back to normal a few hrs ago. Was it just North Coast problem or nationwide?
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    DR anti-fake app taps citizen power

    Dominican Republic anti-fake app taps citizen power The Ministry of Health and Social Assistance in the Dominican Republic has developed a smartphone app that can be used by the public to report suspect drugs, foods and other products. The DigemApps app – which will be made available via the...
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    Cheapest maritimo shipping?

    What is the cheapest courier company for shipping heavy packages from eBay and Amazon? Do not want to pay $100 for 20 lb package when in no hurry.
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    Claro Internet is dead tonight?

    4 hrs now - no speed. Getting only 10Mbit out of 100 I pay them for. Neighbours have same problem. :(
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    CM Bournigal in POP vs CMC in Sosua

    Came back home from centro medico Bournigal in Puerto Plata yesterday after staying there for 3 days and almost lost my leg due to negligence at CMC in Sosua. I have been living in Sosua since well before they opened CMC but will never be back there again. Short story. Got an insect bite around...
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    Tom Whitehead - RIP

    Just heard from a friend. Tom Whitehead passed away. RIP.
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    Whales at Playa Alicia yesterday

    A friend shot this yesterday
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    Problems with Claro this afternoon?

    Anyone had problems with Claro Internet this afternoon? I thought it was just me. But other folks reported similar problems with both - DSL (Sabaneta, Cabarete, Jamao) and fiber-optic internet (Sosua). Was it just North Coast problem or country-wide?
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    Anyone flying to USA this or next week?

    Folks. If anyone is flying to USA from Sosua-Cabarete this or early next week, please, PM me. I need to send a broken 3.5" HDD (approx 1 Lb) I bought off ebay back to the seller. I promise - you will be glad you helped me. :) (I won't advertise here). I am in Sosua. Thanks!
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    Anyone is having speed problems with Claro today?

    Today's Claro Internet performance is exceptionally bad. Is this just me or others have problems too?
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    Codnor direct flights Stockholm - POP

    As per Condor will commence direct flights from Stockholm to Puerto Plata in December, once a week, beginning Dec 3, 2015. Not clear when they will stop the flights. Looks like just for this winter season. DE2250 ARN1125 ? 1740POP 767 Fri. DE2251 POP1820 ? 0900+1ARN 767 Thu...
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    Bonn/Cologne to POP

    New flights, new airline for Dominican Republic. Beginning November 7, 2015 GermanWings/Eurowings will be conducting weekly flights on Saturdays from Bonn/Cologne (CGN) to Puerto Plata. Airfare starts from EUR 260 (one way, all taxes included). Check here
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    eBay ZERO buyer protection if shipped via freight forwarders

    Sorry if this was discussed before. But this may help others who buy items in eBay and use freight forwarders. Just off the phone with eBay customer support. Lost over $100 in item's cost and return shipping. eBay customer service decided in seller's favour because of the following paragraph in...
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    Porn rinds

    Bought yesterday in Playero. 38 Pesos a pack. Always read ingredients for new products. Are they legal here?
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    EncargoPAQ problems?

    Anyone else is having problems with Encargo Paq lately? Most of my requests and complaints are unanswered. 3-4-5 day delays are now common, between the actual delivery and the time the package is registered in the account. Here is a standard reply -...
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    Swiss man robbed in La Mulata 1

    Subject. More info tomorrow if anyone interested.
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    Robbery at CambiumBene

    There was a robbery at CambiumBene last night. Edited message (omitted the names) - ======================================= We were attacked and robbed by two men at our home just after dinner last night. One with a gun, one with a knife. You don't realize how big a gun is until it is not only...
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    Power outage anyone?

    Since yesterday late afternoon no power on one of the 3 circuits in La Mulata. 24 hrs now. Is this just me, or other houses too?
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    DR to Europe, Condor

    Finally! We can book one way tickets from DR to Europe on Condor web site - Condor - Born to fly. Cheap! For many years it was not possible. A lot cheaper during sales. Check often.