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What Does The Future Hold For Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is a quiet little village on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic that offers a different future for expats seeking a simpler life. Louis Garcia escaped the hectic life of Santo Dominigo over 20 years ago to settle his Professional English School and his family in the village of Cabrera and […]

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What Is So Special About Cabrera Dominican Republic

Continuing our interview with Louis Garcia of the Professional English School we discuss exactly why Cabrera is so accepting of and friendly to expats from America, Canada and Europe. Louis is a well known and influential local businessman in Cabrera and he has a finger on the pulse of the locals in Cabrera. He understands […]

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Louis Garcia Explains Why He Moved His Language School To Cabrera Dominican Republic

Teacher, teacher… it is pretty common to see local Cabrera residents approach Louis Garcia on the street with the greeting… “teacher, teacher”. As you will learn in this segment of our interview with Louis Garcia, the Professional English School has carved a niche as the premier language school in Cabrera and the surrounding area. Louis’s […]

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Coffee With Louis Garcia On The Malecon In Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is the adopted home of an interesting bunch of folks. Louis Garcia of the Professional English School is one of those interesting transplants. Of course, no interview with Louis can start without a good “fish story”. This coffee on the Malecon was no different. Louis tells us how he discovered Cabrera on […]

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With Power Comes Responsibility

Over the past couple of days two major undertakings occurred. First was the Catalan Referendum and second the mass shootings in Vegas. Sticking to my rule of always letting the dust settle before commenting this post will adhere. I won’t be making wild accusations only to have completely missed the mark a few days later.  […]

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A Nation Of Psychopaths

If Trump’s recent speech at the UN doesn’t make it crystal clear that all pre-election promises are null and void honestly you’re operating with the brain power comparable to that of a barnacle at low tide. Your brain is starving for nourishment; you’re not firing on all cylinders. All the attributes, the pieces fitting his […]

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Hurricane Maria Foiled By Cabrera’s Natural Defenses

Hurricane Maria ran it’s course along the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, in a pattern similar to Hurricane Irma just a few weeks ago. So the big question for those of us that live in or have invested in Cabrera is how bad was Cabrera hit by these storms. Watch this video to see […]

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Road Trip To The River Basin Of The Dominican Republic

Now that Irma is past and as we wait for Hurricane Maria to pass by we have a little time to wrap another of our videos from our road trip through the North West region of the Dominican Republic.  This time we head down from Punta Rucia into the River Basin region just north of […]

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Lately There Seems To Be a Sense That All’s Fine

I was welcoming some recent relocates to Cabrera when an interesting question was fielded in my direction. I’m assuming it’s because of the amount of foreigners I encounter they felt they’d receive a well-rounded viewpoint for an answer. At some point during our dialog one of them raised the question “Have you noticed there seems […]

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The Rat Race Part 2

Now that Hurricane Irma has passed and most of our cleanup is completed I’m able to continue with part 2 of the Rat Race. Moving forward it’s the second aspect the “why we can’t just now” group that’s a bit more complex. It’s this second group that has several more variances accompanying it. More obstacles […]

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