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    Default Electricity - what happens when the money runs out?

    It has been pointed out in the thread about the Metro that the DR government is no longer being allowed to borrow money to cover the electricity deficit caused by those who do not pay for power.

    The DR government does not want to make those not paying start to pay because they want to win the next election, but the world organizations that grant loans for this are forcing the government into a corner.

    It was pointed out that in a few months, the generators will not be paid, there will be a crisis, and the "Shyte will hit the (non-moving) fan" when the lights go out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windeguy View Post
    It has been pointed out in the thread about the Metro that the DR government is no longer being allowed to borrow money to cover the electricity deficit caused by those who do not pay for power.

    The DR government does not want to make those not paying start to pay because they want to win the next election, but the world organizations that grant loans for this are forcing the government into a corner.

    It was pointed out that in a few months, the generators will not be paid, there will be a crisis, and the "Shyte will hit the (non-moving) fan" when the lights go out.
    the shyte hits the non moving fan blade and falls to the ground with most dominicans saying aye es la vida, the riche will notice no difference, the colmados will fire up the generators, the price of food will go up again aye la vida if prior to the elections the barrios will be hooked to the meto generators, again aye la vida

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    Quote Originally Posted by bienamor View Post
    the shyte hits the non moving fan blade and falls to the ground with most dominicans saying aye es la vida, the riche will notice no difference, the colmados will fire up the generators, the price of food will go up again aye la vida if prior to the elections the barrios will be hooked to the meto generators, again aye la vida
    We're approaching election time: this crisis can only be resolved by X party and is the fault of Y party. Whatever party is in control right now will make sure the bills are paid until the election, then who knows? This isn't just a Dominican phenomenon.

    But in the DR, life goes on, and we all take it in stride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puryear270 View Post
    Whatever party is in control right now will make sure the bills are paid until the election, then who knows?
    This is the problem, they have no money and they are not allowed to borrow money to pay the subsidy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bienamor View Post
    the shyte hits the non moving fan blade and falls to the ground with most dominicans saying aye es la vida, the riche will notice no difference, the colmados will fire up the generators, the price of food will go up again aye la vida if prior to the elections the barrios will be hooked to the meto generators, again aye la vida
    what do you mean when you say...aye la vida?

    I don't get it.

    JJ

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    There's another election coming up? What's the date? I thought we just had one?

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    Damn...I just escaped the dark ages of Europe and going to find myself again here in the dark?

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    Can you say default???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    This is the problem, they have no money and they are not allowed to borrow money to pay the subsidy.
    No need to worry, I'm sure Pichardo has the solution,

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    Quote Originally Posted by engineerfg View Post
    There's another election coming up? What's the date? I thought we just had one?
    Local elections.

    Presidential will be in 2012.

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