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    Thumbs down Some Bogus Air Miles alert

    So a friend of mine is coming down from Canada and sent me this email,

    This e-Travel Alert is provided on your behalf by Air Miles Alerts.

    Warning - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Bavaro & Punta Cana - The Tourism Police (Politur) will conduct a plan of preventive action to bolster the safety of tourists after reports of mistreatment. Details

    The current country threat level is : High

    Be advised that this event may potentially affect your travel plans or your safety

    This is the website that explains threat levels: Destination Threat Levels

    Geez, anything to make the DR look bad ...... hope this doesn't affect tourism.

    Here is an article in Dominican Today: http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/loc...Police-patrols
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    Maybe they mixed it up with Sosua

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    Quote Originally Posted by swooperman View Post
    Maybe they mixed it up with Sosua
    I doubt that very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hammerdown View Post
    Here is an article in Dominican Today: http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/loc...Police-patrols
    Quote Originally Posted by Dominican Today
    The announcement comes the day after a report of mistreatment of tourists in that area, especially by the drivers of buses which operate in the region.
    Mistreatment of tourists by bus drivers? HUH? What kind of mistreatment from a bus driver would make the area dangerous?

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