US Officials warn of infections from Dominican surgeries

Boston health officials are investigating several reports of severe infections in patients who traveled to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery - At least two patients in Boston, and another in Worcester, are believed to have been infected with Mycobacterium abscessus, bacteria that are not easily battled with antibiotics.....

Read more | 08 Dec 2013
US couple face 1 year in Dominican jail for human trafficking
WHERE IS THE CRIME??? - Puerto Plata’s Office of the Prosecutor on Sunday requested one year of pre-trial detention against an American couple charged with forming part a human trafficking network. They were arrested during a raid of their residence where agents found several laptops with webcam, in which Dominican women and gay men providing sexual services through videos.......
Read more | 09 Dec 2013
Impunity wins as suspect in journalist's murder is free on bail
Banana Republic News - Killers of journalists again set free in the Dominican Republic!!  It is the second time that a suspect in the murder of a journalist has been freed while an investigation is in progress. The decision casts doubt over a legal system where freedom can be bought, even in the most serious cases.....

Read more | 07 Dec 2013
New York Attorney General announced lawsuit against people behind Pueblo Bavaro
This was about time the world woke up to the reality of fraud and scams in the Dominican Republic real estate market!!! None of the real estate agents operating in the Dominican Republic, not even the international franchises like ReMax or Century21 have any insurance to protect clients deposits, the title insurance companies are one big fraud, not to forget that lawyers have no malpractice insurance, Its 100% PURE Banana Republic!!! Other counties like Canada, Germany, France and United Kingdom should follow the steps of USA and in the end demand that the Dominican State pay for it's failure to protect at least international consumers with adequate laws as they are not used to "Jungle Contracts". Read full press release from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman by clicking here.....
Read more | 22 Nov 2013
Dominican doctor alter fingerprints in US on deported illegal immigrants
Dominican Doctors for hire by criminals!!! This newest case show Dominican doctors and their assistants are still in big demand in the United States to preform fingerprint altering surgery on previously deported individuals. The price is USD 4500 per person, Last recorded case by Dominican Watchdog was a Dominican Army doctor Zaitor-Pou, who also operated in the Boston area.....


Read more | 21 Nov 2013
Is Carnival Cruise Lines Pushing Sex Tourism Out of the DR? Meet Cubadave, Who Says Yes
Cuba is the future for Sex Tourism, twice as good looking girls for half the price, Avoid Dominican Republic!!! Since at least the early 2000s, the Dominican Republic has been a hot spot for sex tourism -- thanks in part to Strecker's blog posts and ebook. But as the opening date for a $65 million Carnival cruise center looms, officials from the Ministry of Tourism have scrambled to eradicate sex on the beach....
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
Another RIU Resort dream vacation turned into "Holiday from Hell" in Puerto Plata
Not the first time a RIU RESORT dream vacation has turned into "Holiday in Hell" in the Dominican Republic!!!! - Natalie Murphy, from Bootle, had planned the holiday of a lifetime with boyfriend Paul Salters at the five-star Riu Resort in the Dominican Republic earlier this year. But on the second day Natalie came down with a stomach bug  and claims she is still suffering from gastric symptoms months later......
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
Dominican city official nabbed in Miami spent 25 years on the run
IS THERE SOMEBODY IN THE DOMINICAN GOVERNMENT WHO IS NOT CONNECTED TO DRUGS??? Dominican city council official Fiordaliza Pichardo, prominent leader of the conservative PRSC party was part of a Brooklyn drug trafficking ring in 1988. The political leader from Bonao (central) was arrested at Miami International Airport November 4, when she arrived from Dominican Republic, on an outstanding warrant issued for "Maritza Zeballoz" (a) Fiordaliza Pichardo......
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
Punta Perla fraud case moving forward again, Chance for UK investors to recover money
PUNTA PERLA, Good News for UK and Northern Ireland investors in DR's mega real estate scam involving the corrupt ex President Leonel Fernandez, the Prince of Monaco and the Crook himself, Ricardo Miranda. After changing the "dirty" judge in Madrid, Miranda and OVP has now been in front of the new judge, so the case is finally moving in the right direction. At the same time several civil cases has opened the door for help of recovery of parts of your lost investment from The Financial Services Compensation Scheme in UK....... 
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
European tourist forced to pay 190,000 Pesos to exit Police HQ in Cabarete
TOURIST WARNING, It's not unliklely that Prostitutes, Police and Lawyers works together to rob you in DR Hafsteinn Infimundarson from Iceland was on 4 weeks vacation in DR where he meet a Hatian prostitute in Hotel Magahony in Cabarete, when he next morning asked the hotel security to call the police because the woman had robbed him, he was instead jailed and extorted 151,000 Pesos for his freedom, plus additional 39,000 to be paid later to the lawyer for a few hours work........
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
American Wolverine(SEBAGO) to close Dominican Republic factories
Learn from others, Don't invest in the Dominican Republic!!! - "All in all, a very positive development for the company and for our shareholders" - CFO Donald Grimes, further said "This strategic decision is based on both the benefits of sourcing from larger, more efficient producers and by our desire to focus on our core competencies of creating innovative products and building enduring global lifestyle brands,"......
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
"Proud" Police chief: We’re the Caribbean’s biggest drug warehouse
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC is FUELED by DRUGS and CORRUPTIONFrench ambassador Blandine Kreiss to donate RD$1.8 million worth of computers, scanners, video cameras, among other equipment to the National Police. Drug lord talks, DEA nabs Dominican Woman of the Year 2007 "Drug Copper" as she turned "Dirty" in Puerto Rico and Europol busts ring forced Dominican women into brothels, traffic drugs -  tons of drugs exported to US andEU in just one month....., HALLELUJA, Dominican Republic will soon beat MEXICO, por la plata baila el mono.....!!!
Read more | 21 Nov 2013
String of Earthquakes hit all over Dominican Republic in less than 2 weeks
TRAVEL WARNING 4.7 Deep quake rattles southern Dominican Republic on Nov 4th, another of  4.4 hit DR on 2013-10-24 and a medium sized 3.0 Tremor shakes the island on Oct 29th - Over the last 10 days, several tremors hit the Dominican Republic and experts expect big devastating earthquake to hit anytime.....
Read more | 20 Nov 2013
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 | 21 Oct 2017
Dirty money behind Dominican Republic’s economic, Who don't know that?
It doesn't take a panel of experts like stated in 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
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