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There’s been a spate of seemingly suspicious tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, but vacation deaths happen more than you think. Here’s how to stay safe.

Tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic have been widely publicized this month, but officials say the number of American deaths there is nothing new. Traffic accidents and drowning are among the most common causes of international travellers’ deaths, but taking certain precautions can go a long way in preventing them. […]
There’s been a spate of seemingly suspicious tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, but vacation deaths happen more than you think. Here’s how to stay safe.
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Dominican Republic officials are reportedly investigating whether counterfeit alcohol caused recent tourist deaths — here’s what that is

Unregulated alcohol, also known as counterfeit or bootleg alcohol, has caused deaths in India, Iran,Indonesia, and several other countries in recent years. Alcohol sold outside governmental regulation is untaxed and avoids quality and health regulations, which can lead to it being toxic or deadly. Alcohol can become toxic when chemicals […]
Dominican Republic officials are reportedly investigating whether counterfeit alcohol caused recent tourist deaths — here’s what that is
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The Dominican Republic is turning to ‘crisis management’ specialists in the aftermath of several tourist deaths and controversies on the island

André Van Der Horst, the tourism adviser to the Dominican Republic government, told the Washington Post that the country has hired “crisis management” specialists amid news of recent tourist deaths. He said the incidents are unrelated but “coincided in timing,” and the Dominican Republic is trying to “establish reaction protocols.” […]
The Dominican Republic is turning to ‘crisis management’ specialists in the aftermath of several tourist deaths and controversies on the island
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Here’s what travellers can do to stay safe in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is currently on a Level 2 travel advisory from the US State Department which means travellers should exercise increased caution while visiting the country. In 2019, four American tourists have died in their hotel rooms, two have died in a car crash, and several others claimed they […]
Here’s what travellers can do to stay safe in the Dominican Republic
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An Instagram influencer says she regrets not being fully honest about her Dominican Republic travels as the country faces scrutiny over recent tourist deaths

Cora Smith, who runs the Instagram The_greatescape.blog along with her husband, Jay, travelled through the Dominican Republic for three months between March 2018 and June 2018. On Instagram, the couple, from Orlando, Florida, posted photos of beautiful beaches and waterfalls. But in a story published in a blog post last […]
An Instagram influencer says she regrets not being fully honest about her Dominican Republic travels as the country faces scrutiny over recent tourist deaths