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Alianza País demands Registration Request was filed already two Years ago / Vigils for Admission / Dairy Industry in Crisis

Guillermo Moreno (photo) is the chairman of the association Alianza País (AlPaís) and has the reputation of being a non-corrupt politician. In polls, he is one of the few outside the two major parties PLD and PRD, or now, after the separation the new party PRM, who according to observers has a chance to become a serious competitor of the old political caste. Now Guillermo Moreno protested that the Central Electoral Board (JCE) delayed the registration of his organization as a political party for two years already. It was unacceptable and discriminatory that Alianza País submitted the documents and still has to wait for recognition as a political party.

AlPaís was a political party which had won the respect of the citizens by its serious and responsible approach to political issues. In addition, the organization shall be excluded from participation in the election calendar, which is currently being drafted. There is also no state aid to date, so that Alianza País is surviving only due to the contributions of its members and by donations from citizens who long for a change. Guillermo Moreno announced that supporters of Alianza País will organize vigils across the country from now until the JCE has done its duty and officially recognized AlPaís as a political party. Because only then AlPaís can participate in the elections in 2016.

The Dominican farmers complain about the negative effects of the FTA. As of June some of the companies will not buy their milk from Dominican farmers any more, but import milk powder. Their aim is to replace 20 percent of the Dominican milk. Rubén Hernández Conde, chairman of the Association of the Ranchers of the Central Cibao and the North East (Fegacibao), named, among others, the Nestlé Group, who will buy cheap milk from the countries where it is subsidized and is offered at prices, which the Dominican farmers can not compete. Thereby thousands of families will be driven into bankruptcy and thus into poverty. ”Multinationals replace the milk by whey without showing any interest on the fact that the qualities and use are completely different,” says Hernández Conde. Whey for example, has much less protein and calcium than milk. Farmers are being blackmailed by the large companies and would have to accept their prices. The national livestock occupies 48 per cent of the land available in the country. The disputed milk powder mainly comes from Argentina, New Zealand and Uruguay.


Problems with Water Supply Worst Drought in 20 Years / Most Reservoirs empty / Mild Hurricane Season expected

Despite sporadic rains, the lasting drought that afflicts the country, is becoming extremely worrying. It is the worst drought for 20 years, with consistently too little rain since 2014. Martín Meléndez, engineer and expert for water resources at the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (ITEC), called the situation in the north of the country “highly critical”. If it does not rain in the next month, there will be no more water to supply the Cibao region with Santiago. His statement is based on data of the Corporation for Water and Wastewater of Santiago (CORAASAN) which is reporting

an extremely low water level in the reservoir Taveras. If it does not rain, the reservoir will be completely dried out in 30 days. On May 12, its water level was already six meters (20 feet) below what is specified as the absolutely necessary minimum level, and every day it drops by another ten centimeters (four inches). The same problem exists at the reservoir of Jarabacoa where already the ground can be seen, Meléndez said. The director of the Water and Wastewater Corporation of Santo Domingo (CAASD), Alejandro Montás, said that at present only two of the reservoirs in the country have enough water - Valdesia and Hatillo. For a number of them, water withdrawal has already been stopped. In the valley HainaManoguayabo, from where a large part of the capital is supplied with water, currently from ten pumps only three are in operation, which means that three aqueducts only get one-third of the normal amount. Therefore, 72 water tankers of the CAASD distribute water, especially in the poorer quarters, where the water supply is already collapsed.

While Santo Domingo in normal times is supplied with 380 bis 400 million gallons of drinking water (1.4 to 1.5 billion liters) per day, at press time it was only 278 million gallons, just over one billion liters. With decreasing tendency. From this year's hurricane season, which begins on 1st of June, there can not be expected too much relief of of the lasting drought, because the predictions are that 2015 will be one of the least active year since the mid-20th century. And this, after the previous three years were also not very active: There were only two hurricanes in the three years, and none of them in a larger category. For this season, seven tropical storms and three hurricanes are expected, one of which could be in a higher category. The mild season is because the Atlantic is colder than normal this year, and in the Pacific there still prevails the El Niño weather phenomenon, which has a significant influence on the formation of hurricanes in the Atlantic. The hurricane season ends on the 31st October, as every year.


Environmental Devastation Fires cause great ecological Damage / Murder Statistics Latin America and Caribbean

According to information provided by the Chairman of the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic, Milciades Mejía, 1,600 of the 6,000 native plant species were destroyed by the severe wildfires of the recent weeks all across the country. The recovery of the burned forests could take 20 to 40 years, which would depend on the ground conditions and the rains. “We have lost the ability to prevent forest fires, the Environment Ministry does not conduct programs to protect forests, and there is no orientation campaign for the farmers and the population in order to prevent the cultivation in protected areas, and in addition to the criminal hands at

forest fires there is a significant negligence of the authorities to protect our natural resources,” complained Mejía. He felt deeply disturbed because the country had come to a very critical level of environmental protection. There was neither the necessary interest of the authorities nor the awareness among the population. If that does not change, in the coming years there will be food crises due to drought, warned the expert. “In the burnt forests much biodiversity is lost. The fires destroy the green mantle of the earth, and that does not allow that the rainwater is stored and thus the rivers dry up and the water quality decreases”, said the specialist on environmental issues. Climate change is another important environmental problem that is not at all observed in the country. Actually, the opposite is the case. For an island it should be of highest interest if there is a risk of losing an important strip of its coast, which means the country would lose some of its attraction for one of its most important economic pillars, tourism,.

In Latin America and the Caribbean are committed one-third of all murders around the world. And this with a fraction of the global population of just eight percent Each year, 450,000 murders are registered worldwide, announced the “Homicide Monitor” now, in which the data of 219 countries are collected and analyzed. While in the rest of the world, the number of murder victims decreases, in Latin America and the Caribbean it increases. The worldwide average is 6.2 murders per 100,000 inhabitants, in Latin America and the Caribbean it is more than 20. 16 of the 20 countries with the most murder victims are in Latin America. Rank number 20 is occupied by the Dominican Republic with 24.4 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Leaders are Honduras (85.5), Venezuela (53.7), the Virgin Islands (52.6), Belice (44.7) and Jamaica (40.6). Other countries in the region are El Salvador (35.7), Guatemala (34.7), Colombia (33.7), Brazil, the country with absolutely the most murders worldwide, is at 29, Puerto Rico at 27.7. Haiti placed a distant 10.3 murders per 100,000.


Hollande visited Caribbean Meeting with Fidel Castro and Michel Martelly / France acknowledges moral Debt to Haiti

French President François Hollande visited the former colonies of the Grande Nation and Cuba in early May. After visiting the French overseas departments in the West Indies, SaintBarthélemy, Saint-Martin, Martinique and Guadeloupe, Hollande came to Cuba, which was the first state visit by a French president to the Caribbean island in history at all. According to his words, France wants to accompany Cuba together with the European Union on its way to the future, after Cuba now slowly gets out of the US imposed isolation. With France, Cuba would have “a true friend”, assured president Hollande. France is already the fourth largest trading partner of the communist island nation after Spain, Canada and Italy, and holds a substantial part of the Cuban foreign debt.

With 100,000 visitors annually, France is occupying the fifth place in Cuban tourism. The leader, however, Canada is almost a third of the three million tourists who visit Cuba each year. At his visit, Hollande also met with the retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro, with whom he had a “cordial and friendly” exchange of ideas. Concluding his Caribbean tour, Hollande came to Haiti, former colony of France, the first country in the world where the slaves threw out their white masters and took over the government themselves.

However, this had a devastating impact on Haiti, because France forced the once richest country in the Caribbean to pay an indemnity of 150 million gold francs in 1825 for the recognition of its independence. A price that Haiti paid until 1947 and which is one of the reasons that Haiti today is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2008, Haiti demanded repayment of the extorted money, grossed 22 billion dollars, with interest. During his meeting with the Haitian President Michel Martelly, Hollande acknowledged “a great moral debt” of France towards Haiti.


LA SABIA

The Page of Health

Teenage Pregnancies Fifth from Last in Latin America / Economic Disadvantages and Health Risks for Mothers 22.1 percent of Dominican women aged between 15 and 19 years have at least one child, at the 19-year-olds the rate is at 43.9 percent. This is the result of the report “Teenage pregnancies in the Dominican Republic: trends observed since the demographic and health surveys (ENDESA 19862013)”, which was presented by Profamilia and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The study, conducted by Dr. Eddy Nelson Pérez-Then, director of the School

of Medicine of the Dominican University O&M (O&MED), analyzed the results of ENDESA from 2013 and compared them with those that have been found since 1987. When comparing the numbers of 2013 with 2007, he found that the majority of young mothers were pregnant at the age of 17 for the first time. His conclusion is that girls who are younger than 17 must be warned and educated of the consequences of pregnancy. In addition, the responsible institutions, especially those in education and health care, have to be more motivated to guarantee the physical and mental health at this stage of youth. The auxiliary officer of UNFPA, Sonia Vásquez, stressed that it is important to strengthen the educational interventions as sexual education at schools in order to reduce the number of teenage pregnancies. Magaly Caram of Profamilia said, however, as long as young people do not know their rights to sexual self-determination and get a better access to contraception, these numbers will remain the same.

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One of the main reasons that students no longer go to school, is pregnancy. In Latin America, the Dominican Republic is located on the fifth place from last in teenage pregnancies, only surpassed by Nicaragua, Honduras, Venezuela and Ecuador. In addition to the economic disadvantages that are a consequence for most pregnant adolescents, there are further extra health risks, such as pre-eclampsia to the mother, underweight of the newborn, premature births and fetal malformations. According to a study, 33.2 percent of the adolescents and young women from the poorest families are pregnant before they reach the age of 20. Which makes it more difficult for them to escape from poverty.


Your Horoscope for June 2015 Potholes on the Way of Leo / Aquarius with Opportunities / Cancer drowns in Work

You will have a plethora of very different opportunities. You will be offered a variety of all kinds of adventures and far from all will be stupid or destined to fail. At the same time, everything will happen as well as it possibly could at the workplace. A very good time is coming and it would be wise to use the opportunity you are presented with. You can use a minimum of resources for maximum of profits during this time.

The circumstances will change - and they will change in your favour. In this month risking will indeed be a noble deed, since everything will happen exactly the way you need it to. Of course, you should not swim down the stream following the flow, with no regard to tactics or planning. On the contrary, currently you should be especially attentive. Also consider the wishes of other people, otherwise you could lose.

You should not grab everything that comes your way, otherwise you will accomplish nothing. Your strength is large, but not unending, which is why you will have to evaluate the situation calmly. There are things that are necessary, and then there are other things that can be put away until later. At the same time, it is always nice to do something for yourself - not just for profit. Believe in yourself - that is the key to success.

Circumstances will provide you with a lot of opportunities, but the barriers in front of you are going to be tough. That is why you should concentrate and try to be as objective as possible. Take a few projects at once and execute them, no matter how hard it gets. Just be attentive, as jealousy from your coworkers will play to the hand of your opponents. Concentrate your attention on competitors and be observant.

If you just put your hands in your laps and wait for the stars to do everything for you, then nothing will change and you will just ruin your own position. You are given opportunities and energy, the rest you have to do yourself! The more active your actions are, the more response you will get. Remember that everything depends on you, so you should not ignore this and should focus on your current tasks.

You will have to try really hard to maintain what you already have. No matter what, do not get lazy - laziness will destroy you. Collect all of your will in a fist and do what you must. Collect yourself, think. Your problems are not so scary that it should make sense to put your hands down. You should show everyone what you are capable for. Dive into work, raise the bar. Otherwise routines and an overflow of work will eat you alive.

You might encounter all kinds of potholes on the way that you would be just unable to notice if you are going full speed. However, they can bring you significant damage. That is why you should pause and think about what is ahead of you. Perhaps, if you evaluate the situation, you will come to the conclusion that your road right now is heading towards a dead end. In that case, it would be logical to change the direction.

If you think that you are being wrongly accused, then you are making a mistake. Moreover, you have been doing this for a long time and the mistake you were making was very big. Stop and think what you are doing wrong. In the end, compare yourself to others, to your friends and close ones. Look the truth straight in the eyes, whether you are truly a good person and whether you can be considered a true ally.

Everything will go the way it should and you will not encounter as many significant situations as you could have imagined. However, each one of these situations may have a special influence on your life, or precisely speaking - your career. That is why it would be quite silly not to act. But even if you do nothing at all, June will be a positive month for you. If you decide to become active, the others will be staggered by the results!

Be patient, but sincere. Help others, but do not forget about your own goals. Selflessness has a meaning and a true impact only when its source occupies a powerful and a quality position that can serve as the necessary pillar. There might arise some problems. You should not despair, no matter what, don’t let your hands down, and consider all events to be a necessity and something that is a result of your past mistakes.

After some non-beneficial perturbations on the present life stage, this will be a period that will truly require a lion’s share of your resources. Be attentive and do not let your opponent take over, you cannot show weakness. Do not resort to dishonest methods, otherwise defeat will be the consequence of your own actions. Do not become one of your own opponents, do what you do honestly and try to reach your target goals.

Currently you have enough strength and time to overcome any task. Another question is what you will select as your main goal, as that will be fully up to you. You can only be recommended to account for the experience of others, to learn from those who are actually good at their job. No matter what, do not get offended by objective critique, even if it comes from your subordinates or people you don't like.


Marcos Yaroide

Gloria and Emilio

Demons of Aging

Ponce de León Award

El Alfa His biggest Show

Your heart was proud because of your beauty; you corrupted your wisdom for the sake of your splendor. (Ezekiel 28:17) Marcos Yaroide is one of the biggest stars of the so called Música cristiana (music with Christian lyrics). After his separation from Tercer Cielo (see LA PLAYA 38) in 2006, he launched a highly successful solo career (“Todo se lo debo a el” - Everything I owe to Him). Now the singer, born in Santo Domingo, fell out of favor of religious fanatics due to a posting on his Instagram account. “I repulse the demon of aging! When we are close to 40, we have to apply cream from a tube to be without spots or wrinkles.” At the same time he named the company of the benefactor: “Thanks to Piel de femme for this so blessed hands.” The reactions of the fans of the pastor and singer, crowned as “Worshiper of the Year” by the Florida based Christian station “Genesis”, were not long in coming. They ranged from malice to understanding. The website “Cristianos al Día” advised to check the Instagram account of Marcos Yaroide on which there are not only photos of his concerts, but also the evidence that he and his wife love fashion and beautiful clothes.

For insulting the fathers of the fatherland, Duarte, Sánchez and Mella, Enmanuel Herrera, known as El Alfa, had been sentenced to clean the Plaza de la Bandera in Santo Domingo during three weeks. With great presence of the press and of colleagues from the Música urbana, as El Clásico Mayor, as well as countless fans that didn't want to miss this spectacle, he swept the plaza and distributed brochures about Juan Pablo Duarte and the values of the Fatherland. On the first Saturday morning, El Alfa could not finish his work and was sent home by his supervisor to maintain order.

Andrea Evangelina First Dominican female Doc The despised and forgotten Dominican Evangelina Rodríguez will be honored with the play “Andrea Evangelina” in Cuba. For the 50th anniversary of the “Casa de las Américas” in Havana, the stage play shows the life of the first Dominican female doctor, writer and women's rights activist Evangelina Rodríguez, who was born in 1879 in Higüey. She was a pioneer of family planning and sex education. As an opponent of the dictator Trujillo her name has been deleted from all archives. After being jailed and tortured, she died sick and impoverished in 1947 .

The Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce will award the Cuban-born singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, with the Ponce de León Prize for their “exceptional contribution” to the Hispanic heritage in the United States in Miami on June 24. The Ponce de León Award recognizes the deep bonds of the couple to their Spanish roots and its contribution to the Latin American community in the US. Gloria Estefan sold more than 100 million albums in the course of her career and was awarded a total of seven Grammys and numerous Billboard prices. Her international hits were “Conga” or “The Rhythm Is Going To Get You” with the Miami Sound Machine, but she also sings Spanish, as on her album “Mi tierra” with Latin American and Cuban songs of the 50's. After the Cuban Revolution, the family fled to the United States, since her father was bodyguard of the wife of dictator Fulgencio Batista, ousted by Fidel Castro. Emilio Estefan, who also pushed Glorias career, is or was producer of internationally successful stars with Latin roots like Shakira, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony or Jon Secada.


What are these Guys singing? “Inolvidable” by Reik Ballads and Latin Pop, the music of the Mexican trio Reik. “Inolvidable” (Unforgettable) is one of their most played hits. Era tan bella, era tan bella que su mirada todavía me quema. Como quisiera poderla olvidar. Pero se acerca y no lo puedo evitar. Porque cuando habla con sus ojos dice cosas que no puedo entender. Y se desnuda poco a poco. Y se convierte en tu piel. Y yo no sé como vivir si ya no puedo sacarla aquí. Que no daría por besarla, por abrazarla una vez mas. Y ya no quiero dejarla escapar si es que la puedo volver a encontrar. No quiero perderla. Porque solo es ella inolvidable para mi corazón. Inolvidable, inolvidable. Fue como un cuento, se fue como el viento. A veces me digo que tal vez me lo invento. Si al menos pudiera tener una prueba, algún recuerdo de que estuve con ella. Me estoy volviendo loco, un poco. A veces me despierto y siento aquí mi pena. Que me susurra en el oído y dice, dónde estás, amor. Y yo no sé como vivir si ya no puedo sacarla aquí. Que no daría por besarla, por abrazarla una vez mas. Y ya no quiero dejarla escapar, si es que la puedo volver a encontrar. No quiero perderla. Porque solo es ella inolvidable para mi corazón. Inolvidable, inolvidable. Inolvidable, inolvidable. Y yo no sé como vivir si ya no puedo sacarla aquí. Qué no daría por besarla, por abrazarla una vez mas. Y ya no quiero dejarla escapar, si es que la puedo volver a encontrar No puedo perderla. Porque solo es ella inolvidable para mi corazón. Inolvidable, inolvidable.

She was so beautiful, she was so beautiful, that her gaze still burns me. How I would want to forget her. But she comes closer and I can not avoid it. Because when she talks with her eyes, she says things that I can not understand. And she takes off her cloths little by little. And she turns into your skin. And I don't know how to live, if I can't remove her here. What wouldn't I give to kiss her, to embrace her once more. And I don't want to let her escape, if I could find her again. I don't want to lose her. Because it's only her, unforgettable for my heart. Unforgettable, unforgettable. It was like a story, she went like the wind. Sometimes I say to myself, that maybe I invent it. If I could at least have one proof, some memento, that I was with her. I'm going crazy, a little. Sometimes I wake up and feel my sorrow here. That she whispers in my ear and says, where you are, my dear. And I don't know how to live, if I can't remove her here. What wouldn't I give to kiss her, to embrace her once more. And I don't want to let her escape, if I could find her again. I don't want to lose her. Because it's only her, unforgettable for my heart. Unforgettable, unforgettable. Unforgettable, unforgettable. And I don't know how to live, if I can't remove her here. What wouldn't I give to kiss her, to embrace her once more. And I don't want to let her escape, if I could find her again. I can't lose her. Because it's only her, unforgettable for my heart. Unforgettable, unforgettable.

The trio Reik was created in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, in 2003 and consists of the singer Jesús Alberto Navarro Rosas (middle), born on the 9th of July 1977 in Mexicali, and the two guitarists Julio Ramírez Eguía (right), born on the 21 st of December 1978 in Mexicali, and Gilberto Bibi Marín Espinoza (left), who joined the group in 2004, born on the 26 th of January 1974, also in Mexicali. But it was not until 2005 that Reik released their first album. So far, Reik published four studio albums, each of them was very successful. With their fresh Latin Pop Music and the unique style of the singer, Reik also fastly became popular in the United States. So they won the 2009 MTV Award as the Best Pop Group and the Latin Grammy for the Best Album by a duo or vocal group, „Un día mas“, which includes the song „Inolvidable“. At the festival in Viña del Mar, Chile, Reik received the Silver and the Golden Gull in 2015. For this year, Reik announced their fifth studio album, where the songs will be more ballad-like again, after the more fast songs of their last album.


Incredible!

X-Sudoku

How can it be?

A policeman stops a man who drives 80 kilometers per hour in a zone where 30 is allowed. “Can I see your driver's license?”, he asks the driver. The man replies, “I don't have one. They withdrew it a few weeks ago, when I was driving drunk.” Policeman, “So, well, can I see the registration papers of the car?” The man answers, “This is not my car, I stole it. But I think I've seen the papers in the glove box when I entered my gun.” The policeman, “You have a gun in the glove box?” “Yes”, replies the driver. “I put it there after I shot the driver of the car and stowed her body in the trunk.” The policeman is stunned, “You have a dead body in the trunk?” He calls his colleagues for help. When the car is surrounded, the superior of the policeman goes to the car and asks the driver, “Can I see your driver's license?” The man wordlessly hands him his driver's license. “Whose car is this?” The man answers, “Mine, here are the documents.” “Open the glove box, I want to see if there is a gun in there.” The man answers kindly, “Of course, why should there be a gun in my glove box?” “Can I take a look into your trunk? My staff said that you have a dead body in there.” Of course, there is no dead body. “I don't understand this. The policeman who stopped you, told me, you had no driving license, the car had been stolen and you had a gun in the glove box and a corpse in the trunk.” “Oh, great! And I bet he also told you that I was driving too fast!”

Each row, column and square has to contain the numbers from 1 to 9. X-Sudoku must show these numbers also on the two diagonal lines. Solutions on page 12.

A man walks into a brothel. When he comes into the room on the ground floor, he sees nothing but fat, rotten, ugly older women. He rarely has seen something uglier and a certain disgust rises up in him. Nevertheless, he asks for the price. The answer shocks him deeply: 250 dollars. The madam tells him if he wants it cheaper, he had to go one floor up The man walks up the stairs and is surprised. He enters the room and sees nice women, housewife style. Women for which you really don't have to go to a brothel. Again, he asks for the price and gets the answer: 125 dollars. He wonders what is this. The women are much prettier, but cost only half the price. Very strange. He leaves the room. When he is in the hallway, he sees that there is a another staircase going upwards. Curious, he goes up and opens the door. His heart nearly stops beating: One dream girl next to the other. One looks hotter than the other. Pretty models in slinky negligees. A thing he never imagined, not even in his wildest dreams. He goes to the most beautiful girl and asks her for the price. She whispers in his ear: “20 dollars, honey!” He pulls out his wallet, pays the 20 dollars and leaps on the girl. When he's done, he lights a cigarette and asks the dream girl: “I don't understand this. At the ground floor there are the ugliest women that ask for an outrageous price. Then on the first floor there are average women, but also much too expensive. And here dream girls nearly for free. What kind of calculation is this?” She replies: “It's quite simple: ground floor privacy, in the middle voice transmission, up here live broadcast on the Internet!”

Mafalda

Sudoku No. 291 (easy)

Sudoku No. 292


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Long and Short Term - Rentals - of readyfordr.com – bestsosuareal estate.com Re#102 1 BR/1 BA Apartment, Cabarete Center, furnished, 50 sq.m/ 538 sq.ft, 2nd floor, US$600/month, athumeyer@gmail.com – 809-4628140. Re#174 co737 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Apartment, Sosua, furnished, ground fl, 60 sq.m2/646 sq.ft, now US$450/mth, close to main beach. www.bestsosuarealestate.com. athu meyer@gmail.com – 809-462-8140. Re#176 co737 2 Bedroom Ocean View Apartment, 2nd Floor, Sosua. Furnished, 75 sq.m/807 sq.ft, close to main beach. US$725/mth, deposit. www.bestsosuareal estate.com. athumeyer@gmail.com – 809-462-8140. House for rent in Los Cerros, Sosúa. 3 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms. 500 US$/month. Tel. 829-873-9488 One of a kind. House Rental Puerto Plata. Fully Furnished. View of Ocean and Mountain, high up fresh air, always electric and water, security, A/C, Karaoke Bar, Gym, Entertainment Area. RD$20,000. Call 809-303-0091

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Buy your old batteries (from inverter) at fair prices. Cel. 849-8831016 Central Sosúa Apartments for rent. Clean, quiet, 1 bedroom and studio, balcony. From 10,500 RD$. Tel. 809303-3900

Playpen, high chair, security door, walker and stroller with carrycot and car seat, all brand goods imported from the US. Please contact us for more at 809-889-1445 during daytime.

Studio, private entrance, pool. Caribe Campo, Sosúa, next to the Palms US$150 per week. Monthly negotiable. Call David 829-850-1709

All kind of translation SpanishGerman-English-French. All official documents sealed and with legal certification. Rialto Group, Puerto Plata, Plaza Galsi, Av. Luis Ginebra, 2nd plaza left of Palace of Justice. Tel: 809-708-7618, email: info@rialto group.net

Small fully furnished house by the sea for rent, long term or short term available. Infos at Verena's Café, Playa Chiquita. Please call for further information: 809-571-3027 270 US$ in Cabarete for rent – big apartment, furnished, 2nd floor, 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, washing machine. Big swimming pool and green territory, gated parking. High speed internet 4 Mb. Price incl. water and electricity. Nice, quiet, green and safe place. Aparthotel "Nathalia", tel. 809-875-7701 (fotos - http://www. facebook.com/laspalmascabarete) 300 -350 US$ in Cabarete Center (close to Police Office, first line to the beach across the road) for rent – 1 or 2 bedroom apartments, 1st or 2nd floor, furnished, terrace, washing machine, parking. High speed internet - 4 Mb. Price incl. water and electricity. Apartamentos "Balcon del Mar", tel. 809-875-7701 Penthouse, Blue Green, 5 bedroom, Ocean front, unfurnished. Tel: 809399-9069 and 809-571-2406 Family Home, 4 Bedroom, Ocean view, Gated Community. Tel: 809399-9069 and 809-571-2406

Searching an electrician in the area of Cabarete/Sosua for Satellite, TV, Internet? German, English, Call 809677-5879, Email: karelmu@gmail.com

Looking for a Spanish-teacher from the Netherlands for five days a week. E-Mail p.kant3@hotmail.com

5 small Bose speakers + stands RD$ 4,000; Paradigm sub woofer + 2 speakers, worth US$600, asking RD$10,000; 2 CD stands RD$500 each. Jean 809-752-0369 I offer my help for English, German and Spanish translation at dentist, hospital, government, insurance and much more on request. Cel. 829-5152232 German tiler, plumber, welding works of all kinds, very reliable and punctual, free for appointments, Cabarete / Sosúa. Stefan, Tel. 809805-9741 I still have appointments available for building cleaning. Clean, accurate, reliable at fair prices. Household and Industrial cleaning. Info at Cel. 829-387-2223

Translations in German, Spanish and English without waiting a long time at the office of LA PLAYA. Just bring the text and pick it up again the same or the next day

Jeep KIA Sportage, 2000, in Sosua, manual transmission and rear-wheel drive. 4 doors, 4-cylinder engine. In a good state. Price: US$ 2,650 or RD$ 120,000. Contact Rafaelo: ralf.p@ gmx.net

For rent: Honda CRV, 2000, power windows, A/C, 1,000 RD$ per day, Puerto Plata, Tel. 809-727-9850. For rent: Chrysler PT Cruiser, 2005, automatic, AC, power windows, CDPlayer. RD$ 1,000 per day, RD$ 5,000 per week. Tel. 809-727-9850 For rent: Chevrolet Tracker, air conditioning, automatic, tech. impeccable. RD$ 1,000 per day, RD$ 5,000 per week. German / English / Spanish. Phone: 809-988-7376 Harley-Davidson XL1200 C, red, 30.09.2014, original price US$ 19,000, to be sold for US$ 14,900, no negotiation. Cel.8293872223 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab, 2005, 89,000 miles, ABS, A/C, sliding rear window, power windows, power door locks, cruise control, tilt wheel, CD player, radio, very good condition. US$12,000, make an offer. Call 829-682-4004 or 809-222-3737, e-mail: thirst4dr@gmail.com

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Very elegant king size bed with a very nice dresser including a large mirror and 2 night stands. All hardwood and very good condition. Less than 2 years old. Nice style. A must-see if you have a large bedroom. RD$80,000 firm for the whole set. We will also consider selling just the bed/mattress for RD$40,000. Pictures are available at http://s1056.photobucket.com/user/ chjopf/library/. Call 829-633-1018 (Spanish only). For English ask for Charles or email chjopf@gmail.com. The Meeting Place: Summer Season Hours 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Tue – Fri; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Sat. Juan Bosch 60, Puerto Plata. www.Meetingplace PuertoPlata.com


Kids and the Sea … CAR & MOTORCYCLE FOR RENT eg Hyundai Santa Fe from 1,300 RD$/day eg Supermoto 250 cc from 850 RD$/day eg Streetscooter 110 cc from 650 RD$/day Vehicles in top condition and insured! Rialto Group S.R.L., Puerto Plata Plaza Galsi, Av. Luis Ginebra 2nd Plaza left of Palace of Justice Further infos at www.rialtogroup.info Tel: 809-261-8786, 809-708-7618 Email: info@rialtogroup.net

Birds for sale by breeder: Budgies, cockatiels, lovebirds, finchen and more. Contact Andrea: 809-4628140 or bummi47@yahoo.com

Do you want to learn Spanish, English or German? I give private lessons. More information at 829515-2232

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by phone: 829-373-1218 LA PLAYA office in Sosúa at the Beach Way Plaza Mon. - Fri. 1- 4:30 p.m. PRESS DATE FOR ISSUE 149 (19th of JUNE 2015): 2nd of June 2015.

1) This is a picture of an octopus. It has eight testicles. (Kelly, age 6) 2) Oysters' balls are called pearls. (Jerry, age 6) 3) If you are surrounded by ocean, you are an island. If you don't have ocean all round you, you are incontinent. (Mike, age 6) 4) Sharks are ugly and mean, and have big teeth, just like Emily Richardson. She's not my friend any more. (Kylie, age 6) 5) A dolphin breaths through an asshole on the top of its head. (Billy, age 8) 6) When ships had sails, they used to use the trade winds to cross the ocean. Sometimes when the wind didn't blow the sailors would whistle to make the wind come. My brother said they would have been better off eating beans. (William, age 7) 7) Mermaids live in the ocean. I like mermaids. They are beautiful and I like their shiny tails, but how on earth do mermaids get pregnant? (Helen, age 6) 8) When you go swimming in the ocean, it is very cold, and it makes my willy small. (Kevin, age 6) 9) On vacation my Mom went water skiing. She fell off when she was going very fast. She says she won't do it again because water fired right up her big fat ass. (Julie, age 7) 10) The ocean is made up of water and fish. Why the fish don't drown I don't know. (Bobby, age 6)

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