Operation Holy Week/ Operativo Semana Santa El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias (COE) has announced it’s plan for Semana Santa 2018 (how do Dominicans celebrate Semana Santa?). From 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, to 8 p.m Sunday, April 1 the operative plan “Unión Santa Por tu Seguridad y Los Valores Semana Santa 2018” / […]
The Big Carnaval Parade 2012
The big day is here! Tomorrow, Sunday March 4th, 2012 is the grand Carnival Parade on the Malecon in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event starts at 3PM and continues until….. You will not be able to drive on the Malecon from 8AM to midnight Saturday because they will be getting all ready for the […]
Burundanga Robberies in the Zone – WARNING
Burunganda is real and it is scary. Known as the robbery and date rape drug, it is being used here in Dominican Republic and around the world. The drug is usually in powder form and has the power to control and suppress a persons will and also can suppress their memory for a short period […]
The Huelga Is On.
Today there is a country wide strike or as it is called here huelga. People are protesting the rising cost of fuel and food among other things like the 4% for education. Extra police and military personal have been deployed, especially in those problem areas, to keep the peace during this day-long strike. The Diario […]