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Police brutality, 4 Die in protests in Dominican Republic
DEAD by CORRUPTIONA man died Wednesday after being shot twice in the head during protests in the northern Dominican Republic, bringing to four the number of fatalities during the clashes. The protests were convened for 48 hours to pressure authorities to respond to a list of demands including building highways, aqueducts and sewage systems.  Dominican Republic announces probe of ‘untouchable’ in public works corruption cases.....
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
 
SOTO GRANDE CAP CANA, Foreclosures stun Dominican Republic's biggest resort complex
BEWARE, THE FINANCIAL PROBLEMS IN CAP CANA IS FAR FROM OVER by 2013!!! Dominican Republic’s State-owned bank (Banreservas) foreclosed on 41 SOTO GRANDE units in an upscale real estate development at the complex Cap Cana (east), built by the Spanish hotel chain NH Hoteles and the S&L Caja Duero, according to Spanish media.....
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
 
UK Woman Gets Ciguatera Disease In Dominican Republic
TRAVEL WARNING - FOOD POISONING, Hallmark symptoms of ciguatera in humans include gastrointestinal and neurological effectsCiguatera fish toxin is a food borne illness that you get by eating certain infected warm water fish. These were fish that were cooked well and they were very common fish.The toxin is odorless, tasteless, and very heat resistant and virtually undetectable.....
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
 
Rihanna Does Not Appreciate the Wildlife in the Dominican Republic
What de rasshoooolllleee!!! I just get run out my room from a bat, a grasshopper, and a roach de size of a bat!!! Only in the #DR - Rihanna is used to staying in the very fanciest suites at the world's finest hotels when she's on tour, so chances are it's been a long time since she went face-to-face with a cockroach. That all changed during her stay in the Dominican Republic this week, where the wildlife was apparently a little too "real" for her liking!
20 Nov 2013
 
Dominican prosecutors launch probe into ‘genuine’ RD$2,000 bills
Not counterfeit, but  their circulation is likely the result of their theft from a warehouse in France, where they are printed. Justice minister Francisco Domínguez on Thursday said the Santo Domingo Province Office of the Prosecutor investigates the presence $2,000 pesos bills with the date of 2013, which Dominican Republic’s Central Bank hasn’t issued.....
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
 
Apartheid in the Dominican Republic despite they are all 'niggars'
The problem is in the blood, NOT in the color - It is ironic that a state whose citizens are discriminated against abroad, legalises racially discriminating measures!!!  Even though the majority of the Dominican people are racially mixed (mostly from Africa), it is the "new" blacks, the descendant of Haitians, who are being targeted by this irresponsible law. Dominican nationalists, starting with the Constitutional Court that rendered this ill-advised decision, should take a long look at themselves since Dominicans are one of the major producers of immigrants from Latin America to the US, Europe and even other Latin American countries, many of them criminals...... UPDATE: UN asks Dominican Republic to restore nationality!!
Read more | 03 Feb 2014
 
Dirty money behind Dominican Republic’s economic, Who don't know that?
It doesn't take a panel of experts like stated in DominicanToday.com to figure out the Dominican economy is fueled by drug money....., Every shoeshine boy know that!!! Just visit Casa de Campo and read through 1200+ articles from Dominican Watchdog. Leonel Fernandez, one of the most corrupt political figures in the Dominican history and his PLD government/military were closely connected to the drug barons. Many public events has been set-up to get Leonel jailed for his corruption, but still nothing came of it......
Read more | 14 Oct 2013
 
Dominican Republic: Chronicle of an Unreported Death
insightcrime.orgWhile homicide rates in the Dominican Republic are middle of the road compared to the rest of the region, deaths are highly concentrated and hidden in poor sectors of the country's capital, reflecting the failure of years of security policy and the increasingly organized nature of crime in Santo Domingo.....
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Dengue kills 59 in Dominican Republic
Travel Warning - The death toll from dengue fever in the Dominican Republic, where some 8,704 cases of the disease have been registered, has risen to 59 so far this year, according to a Health Ministry report released Thursday....
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Dominicans bust first real cocaine lab near Santo Domingo, military link

Drugs Fuel the Dominican Republic and it's Growing Corrpution - The lab was hidden under a grove of trees on a ranch about 25 miles west of Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic has become a major transit area for drugs heading to Europe and North America, say authorities. Authorities suspect Dominican military link to busted cocaine lab!!!

Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Bogus medicines mafia defies Dominican Republic authorities for decades
Watch Out, Don't Buy Medicine in Dom Rep When on Vacation - While the Dominican Medical Association (CMD) demands action from health authorities against the sale of bogus or expired medicines and pharmaceuticals, the Public Health Ministry says it’s dealing with the problem and urges people to contribute by denouncing it.....
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Grandfather receives £2.5k compensation after Dominican holiday in hell
Travel Warning - Holiday in Hell, A family from West Yorkshire, the United Kingdom, has also won a share of £1.9 million compensation after staying at the same hotel. Others got as much as 240,000 for a life threatening vacation in the Dominican Republic - See the list here.....
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Dominican police bust ring coerced women to Trinidad & Tobago brothels
Dominican Republic is one of the world's TOP 5 exporters of prostitutes - Martin Ogando (Kinito) Daisy Mota (Daisy Mara) and Osiris Hernandez were detained for alleged trafficking, and for allegedly charging  RD$30,000 each on the promise of work earning US$1,500 per month as waitresses in Trinidad & Tobago.....

Top deputy maps Dominican girls’ path to prostitution

Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
A Vacation Horror Story: Honeymoon in Dom Rep
Holiday in Hell - Honeymoon Edition, When a New York couple traveled to the Dominican Republic to stay in an all-inclusive honeymoon suite, they expected sun, relaxation and a little taste of paradise. What they got instead, among other things, was an earthquake, two trips to the hospital and a near-missed flight home.
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
Dominican Republic Struck By Cholera, At Least 93 Affected
Holiday in Hell, Travel Warning - Cholera has sickened about 30,000 people and killed 454 in the Dominican Republic since November 2010. In neighboring Haiti, it has infected more than 700,000 people and caused 8,000 deaths since October 2010....
Read more | 10 Oct 2013
 
TRAVEL WARNING, Two tourists killed in Puerto Plata and Santiago
Two more murdered tourists more to be added to our statistic for Dominican Republic! Killed tourist #29 German national Rolf Erich Manfred Kobesch 60 years old on vacation in Sosua and  Killed tourist #30 Argentinean national Pablo Sosa 65 years old shot to death in Santiago. Thursday’s 10 murders add to Dominican Republic’s chilling figure, one of the most violent places in the world.....
Read more | 24 Aug 2013
 
ABC NEWS, Dominican Republic Vacation Turns Scary

Prostitutes and other shady deals all day long in Boca Chica, these American journalists do have some important warnings for you to hear and see, watch their ABC TV news clip here.....

Read more | 17 Aug 2013
 
UK Woman Illegally Detained in Dom Rep, Suffering From Cervical Cancer
Banana Republic News, No Law No Justice!!! - Cardiff Mother Nicole Reyes Illegally Detained in Dominican Republic ‘Suffering From Cervical Cancer’ despite her family has spent £107,000 supporting her, including a £40,000 cash sum paid to Jorge's family to drop the charges in this unlucky accident.....
Read more | 17 Aug 2013
 
Dutch tourist murdered in her home in Cabrera, Dominican Republic
Tourist murder #28 - Richtje van Someren, 44 years old, also known as GINA was butchered in her home in Cabrera in what local Dominican police called a "crime of passion"...., Dutch Foreign Affairs advises travelers to the Dominican Republic to be vigilant and make travel warning for a year...., the killer is still lose and linked to a murder of an Italian man in same area!!.....
Read more | 11 Aug 2013
 
Canadian family bankrupt after son got killed in Dominican Republic
Remember this case? Now set for a re-trail because 3 judges were litterely sleeping during the process!!! Jordan Morris only 19 years old, killed by muslims in Punta Cana for protecting a woman. His parents lost all their life savings after 14 visits to the court in the Dominican Republic - Talking about a useless court system.....
Read more | 11 Aug 2013
 
Theacher from UK dies in dangerous waves off Sosua in Dominican Republic
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) confirmed Sian Louise Marshall-Plewes, 36, from United Kingdom, died in the early hours of Saturday. It's belived she got into difficulty after being hit by a strong wave while swimming off Sosua Beach with a local loverboy...., there has been other recent drowning accidents in the Dominican Republic.....
Read more | 10 Aug 2013
 
UNICEF: Half of Dominican children live in poverty, rich kids crash Ferrari's
UNICEF has some grim findings about childhood poverty in the Dominican Republic. Half of Dominicans under 18 live in poverty, struggling to get food, drinking water and adequate housing. Only 30 percent of kids finish primary school and only 18 percent finish secondary school. Half of the schools have no drinking water and 60 percent no toilets. at the same time rich families crash Ferrari's......
Read more | 10 Aug 2013
 
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