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Santo Domingo (eldia.com.do).-  Justice minister Francisco Dominguez’s warning Thursday that johns (men) who seek sex partners in brothels and streets will be caught and booked has roiled the workers who hawk that service at the notorious downtown area of Centro de Los Heroes.

"There are customers who’ve called us to tell us that they won’t come. Most of them tell us that it’s better in some other place. This has been slow here today, not one customer has been here, and all those who pass say the same thing, "said Carla Matos, 23, who like other sexual workers rebukes the measure citing the children they raise as the result of their work.

Se said she had to become a prostitute to be able to raise her children.

For Jennifer Paniagua and Cynthia Garrido, the move could actually increase crime, since many of them would have to look to the underworld because of lack of opportunities and jobs.

"What we’ll have to do in a couple of days will be to go out and rob and kill people, because imagine, we can’t do nothing else. I will not let my children starve," Paniagua said.

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41 comment(s)
Written by: BLANCO, 10 May 2013 9:13 AM
From: Dominican Republic
no comment
Written by: Rainman, 10 May 2013 9:29 AM
From: United States
I was under the impression prostitution was legal in DR, Am I wrong? and if it is why bother with the legal brothels?, if it isnt then what were they doing until now since brothels are basically in every area of the country operating in the open why not go after them?
Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 9:31 AM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--

This is silly and needs to be corrected ASAP. Adults have a right to market themselves; so set up a Red Line District and allow the free market to operate. Tax the workers and give them benefits: health care, pensions, etc.

Stop living in the past and trying to negate what EVERYONE knows happens since ONLY THE BEGINNING OF CIVILIZATION!

Again, set up a special area: RED District and let the market do the rest.



Hasta La Victoria Siempreeeeeeeeeee!


Besides, how will Josea Cat make due now that his hoped for discombobulation of the PLD has melted away like butter on a hot Summer day.




:)


Written by: Escott, 10 May 2013 9:39 AM
From: Dominican Republic, Cabrera and Sosua a 2 days a month for payday
Does anyone have the phone number of the gal on the right?
Written by: RobertoJose, 10 May 2013 9:40 AM
From: United States, FREEPORT, Long Island.... ((You're blind to the fact that you're blind))
Isn't that Ant-knee on the left!!!!
Written by: juanb, 10 May 2013 9:55 AM
From: Dominican Republic

The real whoooooores, our politicians, are the ones who should be prosecuted.
Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 9:56 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"Tax the workers"


The IDIOT IRS Atabey loves to TAX!


Written by: RobertoJose, 10 May 2013 10:45 AM
From: United States, FREEPORT, Long Island.... ((You're blind to the fact that you're blind))
AsAmaTTerofFact, there goes the PLD's chance in becoming legitimate pimps like they wanted in the beginning of the year by converting ZC into the sunset strip.
Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 11:36 AM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--

Tax them and give them health care and a pension so you drive out the in between pimps and the women of the night get to keep more of their hard earned money. Also entitles them to workers comp. for those days-joset you know, :)


Let the market set the price and free Josefa and DD Locks!



Hasta la Victoria Siempreeeee!



:)


Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 11:44 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



Like Narco Lie-onel, IDIOT IRS Atabey never met a TAX he wasn't willing to have some else PAY!






Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 11:57 AM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--


Again, NO ONE IS FORCING johns from seeking your services, and you'll get to keep more of your hard-earned dollars, not have to give up a sizeable portion to your current pimp.


Just trying to facilitate things. Lol


Hasta la Victoria Siempreeeee!
Written by: juanb, 10 May 2013 12:15 PM
From: Dominican Republic


You gotta love the thought process.

"I can't perform illegal sex acts so I guess the only other thing I can do is steal.

Notice that the idea of work never enters her mind.
Written by: dolo1, 10 May 2013 12:28 PM
From: United States
Atabey,

you say : "This is silly and needs to be corrected ASAP. Adults have a right to market themselves; so set up a Red Line District and allow the free market to operate. Tax the workers and give them benefits: health care, pensions, etc."

You talk about the free market and then you talk like a communist (set up, allow,tax,give) - you are confused.

Free market is what exist now. Leave it alone. Buyer & Sellers interact. Each responsible for himself/herself as far as costs and earnings. No bureaucrats/government involved.

Leave People ALone. - all the busy bodies can go home now.
Written by: dolo1, 10 May 2013 12:32 PM
From: United States
juanb,
you say : "You gotta love the thought process. "I can't perform illegal sex acts so I guess the only other thing I can do is steal. Notice that the idea of work never enters her mind."


She is working. She has a job. She's a sex worker and provides for herself and her children.

However, a bunch of statists, moralists, quasi communists, and money grabbing politics now see fit to destroy her business.

When you destroy business and entreprenuership, rise in crime typically comes with that. She's right.
Written by: dolo1, 10 May 2013 12:37 PM
From: United States
This is all about the DEBT.

Borrow from IMF/WORLD BANK/BOND MARKET.
Now loan must be repaid with interest.
raise taxes, fees, assessments, on THE PEOPLE, -in order to get more money to pay interest.
when you have squeeze until there is no more to get, now you must ATTACK THE PEOPLE;

expand the application of criminal law in order to turn regular folk into criminals in order to charge fines, multas, asset forfeiture, tickets,in order to raise more money to pay interest.

Stop the excessive borrowing. It is what eventually causes the destruction of freedom in societies.
Written by: Ricardolito, 10 May 2013 12:55 PM
From: Dominican Republic, calle A.Portes
to answer the questio n,,,yes prostitution is legal in the DR but brothels and pimps are not legal ,,so no third parties are legal ,The girls who are working on the streets such as Indendencia can be arrested for loitering but they are released after paying the police a fine ..in this case not reaally a fine but a present . to solve the loitering problem the girls not working in brothels work out of discos and to solve the problem of a brothel not being legal ,many are diguised as discos.
I used to have a medical friend who took urine samples and /or swabs from girls every month who worked at brothels..If they were infected , they then had to leave the brothel and work on the street or at a disco
The best way , then to control AIDS and HIV is to legalise brothels and make sure the girls have a card saying they are clean ....but of course here we do things the opposite way
Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 2:51 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"You talk about the free market and then you talk like a communist (set up, allow,tax,give) - you are confused."


IDIOT IRS Atabey keeps, pardon the PUN Exposing Himself!



Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 2:53 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



Little Rickey you seem to have unusual amount of knowledge in this area!


Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 2:57 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--
Dolo,

There ain't no pure free market anywhere, so it comes down to degrees. Allow the brothel and tax the earnings. That will provide for healthcare, workers comp., and a pension.

And these are Social Workers. So let's be up front about their true value added to society.


Hasta la Victoria Siempre!!!!!



:)


Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 2:58 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--


Josea Cat,

allow the adults to discuss matters. Go work your night shift.


Hasta la Victoria Siempre!!!!!



:)


Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 2:58 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016

"Written by: dolo1, 10 May 2013 12:37 PM
From: United States
This is all about the DEBT.

Borrow from IMF/WORLD BANK/BOND MARKET.
Now loan must be repaid with interest.
raise taxes, fees, assessments, on THE PEOPLE, -in order to get more money to pay interest.
when you have squeeze until there is no more to get, now you must ATTACK THE PEOPLE;

expand the application of criminal law in order to turn regular folk into criminals in order to charge fines, multas, asset forfeiture, tickets,in order to raise more money to pay interest.

Stop the excessive borrowing. It is what eventually causes the destruction of freedom in societies."


I am josean and I approve this message!


Very Good Bob!


Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 3:00 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


Who was Complaining about Dr. Dread posting Twice?

dolo1 has got you nervous?
Written by: anthonyC, 10 May 2013 3:22 PM
From: United States


Love it.


Josie was all up about taxing Barrick Gold

But because he couldn't get laid in a women's prison with a fist full of pardons he needs to hire his mom's coworkers to have sex with him.

When it is suggested they tax prostitutes then suddenly he is the Dominican version of Grover Norquist.


Just another lazy, jealous, Hypocrite this Josean is,
Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 3:33 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"Josie was all up about taxing Barrick Gold"

Wrong Cubanito, ASS Usual; I was never for TAXING!

.................I was, I am and ALWAYS WILL BE for NATIONALIZATION like your hero Augusto Pinochet!

Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 3:34 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


By the way your MOM Swallows!


Written by: anthonyC, 10 May 2013 4:25 PM
From: United States


Sweetheart

You have no F*cking idea who my heroes are.

So you have a choice. Either shut up or keep on posting and displaying your ignorance.

The choice is up to you.






Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 5:04 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"Y Tu Mamá También"


Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 5:08 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--


Now now, stop it both Josea and AC.


Let's be civil.


Dready help out here.



Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 5:19 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"Let's be civil."


Does that Mean Another PURPLE TAX MUGGING?





Written by: Atabey, 10 May 2013 5:27 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--



In the immortal words of King Juan Carlos I of Spain:


¿Por qué no te callas, "Josea"?


Enough with your purple-phobia!


And leave mothers, wives and children out of your diatribes on DT.



Both of you, cool it.



Where's Dready to help out?



Is his turn at the wheels "cab tour" over with?









Written by: anthonyC, 10 May 2013 6:35 PM
From: United States



Josie has spoken


He will continue to post and display his ignorance,

Enough. He will be ignored as I ignore the other vile, bigot of this website. Dreadlocks.



Written by: andujar67, 10 May 2013 6:43 PM
From: United States
b S....when the planes start landing half empty business will be back to normal
Written by: josean, 10 May 2013 6:58 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


"Enough. He will be ignored as I ignore the other vile, bigot of this website. Dreadlocks."

Thank you Jesus!

Translation : They KICKED my ASS, because I like to dish it out but I can't Take it when they reciprocate, so I surrender like the cowards at the Bay of PIGS!



Written by: Pedrin, 11 May 2013 8:15 AM
From: United States
I thought they were campfire girls.
Written by: richardholden, 11 May 2013 3:10 PM
From: Dominican Republic, navarette
I present this argument a lot, there are no prostitutes in the DR, only women who cannot find work. Since 4 out of 5 women here are out of work, and where there are jobs, the pay is pitiful. So, everyone has a right to work and make a living. I hate that 'P' word.
Written by: curlando, 11 May 2013 9:24 PM
From: United States, Bronx
Why do you think gringos come to this country?
Written by: hellborn25, 12 May 2013 8:35 AM
From: United States, New Jersey Home of the brave.
Tax them and give them health care and a pension so you drive out the in between pimps and the women of the night get to keep more of their hard earned money. Also entitles them to workers comp. for those days-joset you know, :)


Let the market set the price and free Josefa and DD Locks!



Hasta la Victoria Siempreeeee


Almost all the protitutes on the streets are free agents atabey , that pimp stuff se usa solamente en los estado unidos . These dominican hoes don't play that gay crap of having a pimp crap .
Written by: RoyStone, 12 May 2013 8:37 PM
From: Australia
crack down?
Written by: Pedrin, 13 May 2013 8:44 AM
From: United States
Or crack up. Depends on your preference.
Written by: Atabey, 13 May 2013 10:18 AM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--
Written by: hellborn25,



Thanks for the update.


Still, taxing them and legalizing brothels will help organize this situation. Providing the women and others, a safe and decent house to provide the social care others seek. More jobs for doctors, cleaning staff, etc., plus "las chicas" have a pension to look forward to.



Win-win.




Hasta La victoria Siempreeeee!




:)



Written by: josean, 13 May 2013 1:04 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


Neo-Liberal Nonsense as USUAL!



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