• The mysterious deaths in the Dominican Republic reportedly may be linked to illicit alcohol, and it wouldn't be the first time

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The Dominican Republic has experienced a widely publicized spate of unexplained tourist deaths, and authorities are reportedly looking at bootleg alcohol as a potential culprit.
    A number of citizens of the Dominican Republic and Haiti reportedly died after drinking a local bootleg alcohol called cléren in 2017.
    But the problem isn't local to the Dominican Republic. Mass poisonings due to unregulated alcohol are unfortunately a deadly global phenomenon.
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    Illicit alcohol can be deadly.
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  • A travel analyst explains the risks of visiting the Dominican Republic, and what to watch out for if you do

    A travel analyst explains the risks of visiting the Dominican Republic, and what to watch out for if you do

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Despite reports that at least seven American tourists have died while visiting the Dominican Republic , an expert says visitors to the most-traveled Caribbean destination can still stay safe.
    While crime is "a moderate threat," the murder rate in the country is lower than many US cities and has been on the decline for years.
    Intelligence analyst Anthony Tippin shared tips with INSIDER on how tourists can stay safe in the DR.
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    The Dominican Republic is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Caribbean.
    Over 6 million tourists visit the white...
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