More than 25 people have died in the Dominican Republic after drinking adulterated alcohol, according to authorities. The Ministry of Public Health reported 26 deaths and more than 80 people affected throughout the country. The agency called on the population to not drink illegally produced alcoholic beverages. Slightly more than half of those sick are men while a third fall in the 20 to 29 years old age group.
Deaths in Dominican Republic linked to tainted alcohol
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When visiting the Dominican Republic everyone must go out and walk around and take in the scenery and culture of this island country. Make sure to have some liquid refreshments with the locals and enjoy yourself. Just make sure that you are aware of your surroundings while you enjoy. Dominicans, in general, do not view time like most people, which is typical in most tropical climates. No one moves fast unless it is in a motor vehicle. When a Dominican tells me they will be there at a certain time I always ask if that is Dominican time or North American time.
Picture it now: Your toes slip into the soft white sand overlooking turquoise waters on the coast of Dominican Republic. The sun is setting on another postcard-perfect day in paradise. The only thing that could make this moment more blissful?
Dishes usually include rice and beans — referred to locally as la bandera dominicana the Dominican flag — using either habichuelas red beans or the tiny black peas known as morros. Most often the rice is supplemented with chicken either fried, grilled or served asopao in a rich, soupy sauce. Aside from the omnipresent chicken, popular main courses include mondongo , a tripe stew strictly for the strong of stomach; mofongo , a tasty blend of plantains, pork rinds and garlic; and bistec encebollado , grilled steak topped with onions and peppers.