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    Exclamation Emergency - Please Help - American Stranded

    Hello

    My name is Esteban, I'm an American citizen currently living in the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo, I been in the island for 5 weeks more or less and I'm currently going through a terrible predicament and I need advice in regards to what I can do.

    I couple months back my "wife" and I planned a trip to the Island, I had been here once before and stayed for 4 months and loved it, a few days before the flight my wife tells me she can't make the trip but that I should go ahead and take it, she mentioned that her ticket was refundable but mines wasn't, so I went ahead and took the trip.

    Three days after my arrival, I got a message from my wife on Facebook telling me that she was getting a divorce with no further explanation, and emmediately blocked me, a couple hours later my bank card was not working, my cellphone line disconnected and she began to delete all her email accounts. Thankfully I brought a small amount of cash that I kept in the safe of my hotel room.

    At this point my vacation turned into a nightmare and I was completely unaware as to what was going on, and what I was going to do, considering I'm orphan and have no family, my wife was my everything and our home was the only home I had to go too... I have some friends but not the type of friend to throw a dog a bone if you know what I mean.

    Two weeks after my arrival I got a call from my landloard saying that my wife had emptied out the appartment, disconnected all the services and paid the cancellation fee to our apartment contract.

    I emmediately counted the money I had left, I started looking for a place to stay and was able to find a studio in the colonial zone, which would turn out cheaper then pay a hotel fee every night.

    On the 26th of this month I was suppose to fly back, allthough hesitant considering that if I flew back I would be homeless as soon as I put foot on american grounds, I went to the airport and when I tried checking in, my ticket had been cancelled.

    I'm currently running super low on cash, I have RD$3,000 to my name, I am jobless and I have no one to seek help from.

    what can I do?

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    I re-read your previous posts and I am confused. Apologies for my suspicious nature.

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    What happened to being gay, not that there is anything wrong with that, you state in an older thread you are gay, yet you are/were married to a "wife".

    Something about your posts here is a tad fishy.

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    Really smart woman you got,
    I love her already,..
    can I get her address,..
    I would pay your ticket for it,...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abuela View Post
    I re-read your previous posts and I am confused. Apologies for my suspicious nature.
    Really you wasted your precious time investigating??

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    first post asking if 22,000 pesos/ month is enough to live (doable IF you are experienced, anyway, its quite hard, even by my standards :-P )
    talks about being gay.
    now asking for the money because "wife" f.. him over
    really interesting

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    first, tell the truth.. note that under your name we can click and read all your forum posts ... so get the story straight.. Ha rd to go from I am Gay and
    i am Proud to She Done me
    Wrong in only a few short months..

    the US Embassy will loan you money for transport and expenses. There are homeless shelters in the States.

    You did say that you had a job to go back to.. right?

    Sometimes in life it takes all the way to plan J to get moving.

    this will be an interesting thing to have been through and will make a great story for your later life.

    be aware that the Embassy has moved and it will cost a lot of money to take a cab there and back.. maybe $600 pesos.

    empanadas and rice and beans for you..

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    OP. Try the above link.

    Good luck.

    Anyone wants to help the OP. PM him.....................

    Super Moderator DR1.com

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