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    Default Swim Safety

    Two people drowned in our river in Jamao yesterday. The river is devious. Although it appears to be shallow throughout, there are places where the bottom takes a steep drop making the waters very deep. Because 2 visitors to our area were not aware of the character of the water where they swam, they lost their lives.

    People in Jamao adore their precious river. Something like this- visitors coming to enjoy El Choro and losing their lives- causes locals much heartache and grief.

    Please, swim safely. Know the waters you are about to enter, whether they be the ocean or a river. Two individuals came here to enjoy their Labor Day holiday and never lived to put in another day's work.

    We don't want that to happen to you.\

    Lindsey

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    Did they drowned due to currents or deep water and didnt know how to swim?

    RIP folks who past

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    Quote Originally Posted by RDKNIGHT View Post
    Did they drowned due to currents or deep water and didnt know how to swim?

    RIP folks who past
    Deep water.

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    If you swim it doesnt matter if it's two or a hundred meters deep.

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    I have always been amazed at the lack of most Dominicans to learn how to swim. After all we are on an Island surrounded by water.

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    Like most islands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fulano2 View Post
    If you swim it doesnt matter if it's two or a hundred meters deep.
    Exactly!
    If you can swim you can swim but here in the DR it's like speaking English; they all say they do but there is no more than "Hey my fren".

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    Swimming in deep water is more dangerous I heard once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fulano2 View Post
    Like most islands.
    Is there a correlation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fulano2 View Post
    Swimming in deep water is more dangerous I heard once.
    Why?.
    Cabin Attendant,
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