In POP they have closed the end of the Malecon to build an amphitheater and business center. I heard that the building of the ampitheater stopped because they didn't have the necessary approvals and they were gong to create an ecological park. Does anyone know what is happening? Also how long...
I give my dogs Frontline, a flea and tick preventative. In the US they never get ticks, but in the DR we are removing ticks daily. Has anyone else have this problem? If so please explain why this is happening here and how to resolve.
I am correct in that is just paying an extra week?
Do you need to pay liquidation each for your employees every year? Even if no one leaves
For some employees do you pay extra for vacation?
Someone has been managing my propertied am not sure if everything is correct
Again the pool requires painting. I was told about some liner you could install which would last for about 10 years. Does anyone have any info on this process? Also, does anyone have any info on a way to repaint a pool to make the paint last longer? I am trying to decide what is best?
I heard there was a very serious accident involving a bus from a church last Sunday. This happened on the road between POP and Santiago and there were fatalities. Does everyone have any information? Thanks
I went on a currency converter and saw the current exchange rate of US dollars as 40.40 peso for each dollar. Again it seems the peso is being devalued. I have CDs in pesos at Banco Leon and am contemplating cashing them all and and spending pesos before they go up to 50 to 1 US. Is anyone...
I know there have on this subject but I had to post. Last week I was leaving the beach in Costambar and was shocked to see a dog dying of poisoning by the side of the road. The next day I was told there were 3 dogs poisoned that day in the same area. A Dominican friend said that there were...
I just got to Boston and was surprised at the gas prices. Here it is about $3.59 US per gallon while in the DR it is about 240 RD per gallon. That is a huge difference. I thought that the DR got their gas from Venezuela so you would think it would be less expensive. What is the difference...
Has anyone brought an in cabin pet on Continental? My dog is about 14 pounds and will fit in the carrier (miniature poodle). I'm just worried that once I get to the airport inBoston they won't let him fly. What do they do at check in? Do they weigh the dog?
I know everyone has a lot of knowledge which they share. I plan on retiring in about a year and spending at least six months a year in the DR. I am interested in purchasing some health insurance. Could you please share some information on this topic.
I am selling a condo, however I am currently in the US. I will be giving the power of attorney to a friend to complete the sale. We are going to the DR consul tommorrow to give her power of attorney. She is someone we trust beacause she has overseen our affairs in the DR for years. My...
I just heard about the robbery at Las Rocas. It seems that theives cae in and told everyone to lie down . They then stole their money and jewlery. Las Rocase is located bewteen Cofresi and Coatambar, Does any one have any additional information.
I have peso and dollar accounts at Banco Leon and am having a problem. If you do not deposit for 3 months they call your account inactive and charge your account $10US a month for inactivity, both accounts have sufficient balances. I tried to wire from the US, but had to pay $40 per wire so I...