Watch This Youtuber in Haiti

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Balls yes.
Brains no.
His luck will eventually run out.
People like this are trying to do something sensational on YouTube to monetize their channel to get enough views to make money.
This is an example of someone doing dumb and dangerious things to make a few cents while putting his life in peril. This is not being done for altruism.
 
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People like this are trying to do something sensational on YouTube to monetize their channel to get enough views to make money.
This is an example of someone doing dumb and dangerous things to make a few cents while putting his life in peril. This is not being done for altruism.
It's called journalism. Independent journalists and those from international news organisations win awards for going to dangerous places all over the world and informing the rest of us. If it weren't for people like him we wouldn't know what the situation is really like. If he makes a little money from it, I say he deserves it.

And what an eye opener. It's incredible that this beautiful country so close to us could be in such a terrible state.
 
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It's called journalism. Independent journalists and those from international news organisations win awards for going to dangerous places all over the world and informing the rest of us. If it weren't for people like him we wouldn't know what the situation is really like. If he makes a little money from it, I say he deserves it.
If it were pure journalism, it would be on his private vlog and not trying to capitalize on it. So we disagree that he is just a moron trying to make some money by doing dangerous things.
And what an eye opener. It's incredible that this beautiful country so close to us could be in such a terrible state.
On this we agree. It is terrible to have a perpetually failed state with zero hope for anything better to happen to improve it right next door.
 

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La Famosa and a salt bottle in Spanish.
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ISM = Industria San Miguel, producers of Kola Real in the DR.
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Unquestionably these are Dominican products (ISM products are actually from Peru, but all their products sold in the DR are created and bottled in their own Dominican factories).

La Famosa are all made in Santo Domingo in the corner of Churchill and Kennedy avenues. The interesting thing of La Famosa is thag\t the Puerto Rican version and the Dominican version were founded by the same person despite the Dominican division was a long time ago sold to a Dominican family. However, Puerto Rico's La Famosa products (sameones in the DR) have a Puerto Rico island image while Dominican La Famosa products have a DR image. One would think that if there was a La Famosa Haití it would have a Haiti image.

It's hard to say what salt brand that is, but that is Spanish so most likely from the DR.

Heck, even the Louisiana spicy sauce despite being American could had been imported for the Dominican market and from there found its way to Haiti.

I wonder if they are legitimate imports or contraband to Haiti.
 
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If you go to this nut job's YouTube site and see his North Korean video, he states clearly that he is not a journalist.
That was clear to me immediately, but unclear to some posting in this thread.
 
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If you go to this nut job's YouTube site and see his North Korean video, he states clearly that he is not a journalist.
That was clear to me immediately, but unclear to some posting in this thread.
Give it a rest. You have your opinion, I have mine. I'm not going to argue because you have never (in my experience of what I've seen on DR1) accepted that any opinion that differs from your could possibly have merit.
 
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Give it a rest. You have your opinion, I have mine. I'm not going to argue because you have never (in my experience of what I've seen on DR1) accepted that any opinion that differs from your could possibly have merit.
I his own video he states he is not a journalist. That is not an opinion. You are simply wrong if you still say he is a journalist. No opinions are needed.
 
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I his own video he states he is not a journalist. That is not an opinion. You are simply wrong if you still say he is a journalist. No opinions are needed.
All you had to do was put a link of the video or the video itself.

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This guy has some real balls!

No. he is trying monetize poverty porn.

I recently been to Haiti walked across the Dajabon/Ouanaminthe border on foot. which has a quite a few of nice big pica pollo restaurants. Took 3+ hour car ride from Ouanaminthe up to Cap Hatian at night seen vodoo in the center square, ate at normal restaurants but besides that it looks like most of DR. then back to the border at 3am in the morning.

They told me there were no trees in Haiti - WRONG!

Stopped twice at police checkpoints on side of the road pitch black roads. 4 police with machine guns. Made us get out search the car for weapons.. 2 of them spoke english and did not ask for a single penny. At either checkpoint.

Then spent the night at a nice house on the border in Quanaminthe was in a compound.

Walked back across the border. Took express gua gua back to santiago.

The only aggression I witnessed towards me was a guy standing on the back of guagua got angry when I he saw me taking photo of him riding on the back bumper of the guagua. Other than that crickets. Stopped at few gas stations typical like dr except one a guy did pull up in a red Ferrari

I think he looks for the danger zones intentionally. It makes good poverty porn and gets views.

My trip was very uneventful. I am not hatian.