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Las Terrenas, Dominican Rep
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How long have you lived there?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
Local Dominicans accept you for what you are except that if you are white you are very rich and they expect you to be generous, Don't be!
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
Tourist is the only industry and jobs are very, very hard to find.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
mine - family
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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
It would depend on how old he is. If retired come, come, come if wanting work unless he has plenty capital to start a business, go somewhere else.
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