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Old 06-30-2005, 04:29 PM   #1
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i recently posted some info about my real estate company in the Dominican Republic, i just felt that many people dont even have an idea about where and what this country is, in order i want to invite everybody to take a look at my the island section on my website at:

http://www.dominican-realestate.net/...6d282e8acea70a


im available for any kind of questions or comments regarding my country.

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Old 06-30-2005, 10:42 PM   #2
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A beautiful country to be sure.

Personally I get a little tired of lugging around those pesky automatic weapons
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there is no automatic weapons in the DR, its a very peaceful country. Haiti which owns the other half part of the island is goin tru a very unstable situation, but that does not affect the DR in any matters.
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there is no automatic weapons in the DR, its a very peaceful country. Haiti which owns the other half part of the island is goin tru a very unstable situation, but that does not affect the DR in any matters.
First time I've ever seen a jamaican accent in print. Cool.
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Peaceful if you don't mind having to hire armed guards to protect your stuff day and night. Sure you can live like a king on a moderate amount of $$ but unless you like living in a third world country with corrupt police, terrible health care, high crime and being hated because you have a few $$, then this is NOT the place for you.

Been there done that, got the scars to prove it.
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From the web site:

"The most beautiful island eyes have ever seen...These were the words of Christopher Columbus when he first arrived on the northcoast of the Dominican Republic in 1542."

That should be "...that my dead eyes have ever seen," since Columbus died in 1506.
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Bet the guys on *that* boat were saying "what the hell is that smell?!" the entire way there...
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there is no automatic weapons in the DR, its a very peaceful country. Haiti which owns the other half part of the island is goin tru a very unstable situation, but that does not affect the DR in any matters.
I have a kind and lovely woman friend who is Dominican. She loves her country, but she is here in the cold USA, as are very many of her countrymen and women. I think I read that Jamaica Plain (or Mattapan?) MA has the largest concentration of Dominicans outside of Santo Domingo.

BTW, Sr. Real - How do you kep the Haitians out of your country? The USA is very wealthy, and still we can't stop the horde arriving from the South.

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"The most beautiful island eyes have ever seen...These were the words of Christopher Columbus when he first arrived on the northcoast of the Dominican Republic in 1542."

That should be "...that my dead eyes have ever seen," since Columbus died in 1506.
Hey skippy, at least you get your facts straight the next time you try to pitch people
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Aren't these people turning old trucks into floating craft to escape the island? Why would anyone want to live in the main annual path of hot water hurricanes anyway. Sell your malaria infested swampland somewhere else.
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Aren't these people turning old trucks into floating craft to escape the island?* Why would anyone want to live in the main annual path of hot water hurricanes anyway.* Sell your malaria infested swampland somewhere else.
Why are you people so hostile? The only Dominicans I have ever known were very friendly, attractive people.
This agent is polite. Many of us are interested in living or sojourning in foreign lands, and he is here to tell us about one such land.

So what is wrong with that?

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I know what you mean, Ha. I think the thread just turned hostile, or maybe we felt like it was blatant advertising.
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I realize that this is my first post here, but a link to a web site whose site is based around a quote from Christopher Columbus after he was already dead is immedialty ignored. Columbus spotted and named the island of Dominica on November 3, 1493. The expedition was from Sept. 25, 1493-June 11, 1496.
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there is no automatic weapons in the DR.
Finally, a Dominican Republic statement of which I have first-hand knowledge.

My nephew, a USMA cadet, has been spending the last six weeks of his "summer leave" teaching most of the DR army's soldiers how to shoot automatic weapons. Presumably with accuracy.

He thinks it beats the heck outta spending his time in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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"My nephew, a USMA cadet, has been spending the last six weeks of his "summer leave" teaching most of the DR army's soldiers how to shoot automatic weapons. Presumably with accuracy."

I guess that explains how they keep out the hatians.
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"My nephew, a USMA cadet, has been spending the last six weeks of his "summer leave" teaching most of the DR army's soldiers how to shoot automatic weapons.* Presumably with accuracy."

I guess that explains how they keep out the hatians.
We'll have to see if he spends next summer in Haiti...
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there are many haitians fleeing to the dominican republic, and they are accepted here as very good and serious workers.

in the 7 years i have lived here i have never been robbed or anything close to it, just dont walk around with gold chains and money hanging out of your pockets.

I believe it is a very beautyful country which allows a almost TAX FrEE living at a low cost of life.

The dominicans thereselfes are very friendly and always willing to help in any way of matters.

The thing with the hurricanes is not true either, the dominican republic was last hit in 98 by hurricane gorge, but the northcoast, which is the area we mainly concentrate on has not been hit in the last 80 years.

excuse my english but im not native american.

im still open to any kind of questions or comments
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I believe it is a very beautyful country which allows a almost TAX FrEE living at a low cost of life.

The dominicans thereselfes are very friendly and always willing to help in any way of matters.

The Dominican Republic may be a very good choice for retirement. The North coast offers beautiful beaches and alot of expats live there, Santo Domingo has alot of places to go and things to do and towns like Santiago offer good middle class living.

The issue is 'It is not cheap to live there"
The Dominican Peso has gone from over 50-1 US to around 28-1. US dollars do not buy much there anymore.

People there are friendly.
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Canadian friends who have spent a lot of time there report that it is a very salubrious place. I know one who is planning to retire there.

Harbour no illusions, though. This URLis a good one about considering living in Latin America in general:
http://www.escapeartist.com/efam/68/..._Republic.html

Here are more articles.
http://www.escapeartist.com/Articles...html#Dominican
Filter out the ones selling real estate and offshore investments. (Unless you are really interested, in which case contact me directly. I specialize in faith-based off-shore scams investments and can help you buy swampland prime real estate in many primitive/dangerous interesting places.)



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